MacScarecrow Clan - Jean Greenhowe Knitting Pattern Book
While working on her designs, Jean often makes up stories about her characters. But with the MacScarecrows something extra special happened and a whole magical world was created in the far-away Highlands of Scotland.
The adult dolls measure about 34cm (13½in) in height, while Wee Sproot is a wee 24cm (9½in). Big Bobby is 38cm (15in) high.
Knitters will be intrigued to find that Uncle Angus ’ Bagpipe is a perfect tiny replica of the real instrument, complete in every detail.
You may imagine the kilts with all the checks would be tricky to produce on so small a scale. Not so. The horizontal stripes are knitted-in on the front pieces and the vertical stripes are worked in Swiss darning.Precise instructions and a photograph show just how simple this is. Jean has also devised a superb method for working the back pleats, based upon a simple rib pattern.