1m x De Witte Engel Tricot Tubular Gauze (1.5cm – 10cm)
1m length of De Witte Engel Tricot Tube / gauze for making basic doll heads.
Tricot Tube fabric / gauze is used to make basic doll heads, is made from 100% cotton and is supplied in 1m lengths. Tricot tubular fabric is the base fabric used in creating Sun Child dolls, Steiner dolls and Waldorf style dolls. The fabric is used to hold the head stuffing and create the basic head shape. This is usually done by binding the filled tricot tube with linen thread before being covered with under jersey and then doll jersey.
This fabric has been supplied by De Witte Engel, is 100% cotton and has been OEKO-TEX certified* making is safe for use in children’s toys.
This Tricot Tube fabric is packaged in 1m lengths and is available in different circumferences. The following information may be of use:-
Size Diameter Circumference Suitable for doll heads with circumference range
1.5cm 1.5cm 3cm 20 – 35mm
2.5cm 2.5cm 5cm 35 – 45mm
4cm 4cm 8cm 45 – 55mm
6cm 6cm 12cm 55 – 100mm
8cm 8cm 16cm 100 – 150mm
10cm 10cm 20cm 150 – 200mm
Sun child, Steiner and waldorf dolls are made of natural materials and usually filled with sheep’s wool to make the dolls soft and warm to touch. The hair and clothing are usually also made of natural fibres and the appearance is intentially simple to allow the child to develop their imagination.
* The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used. Examples of articles that can be certified: raw and dyed/finished yarns, woven and knitted fabrics, accessories, such as buttons, zip fasteners, sewing threads or labels, ready-made articles of various types (garments of all types, domestic and household textiles, bed linen, terry products and much more).