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My real name is Thomasina but most people just call me Tammy.

I've loved crochet since I was a child, when someone bought me the Ladybird Learn to Crochet book for Christmas. I tried to teach ...

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Sailor Girl Photo Prop

from Thomasina Cummings Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Sailor Girl Photo Prop
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Sailor Girl Photo Prop Sailor Girl Hat and Collar

Basic Skills Necessary:


Pattern Description:

This oh-so-cute sailor photo prop set can be made in a range of sizes from birth to 2 years and consists of a hat, a collar and a frilly dress.

Worked from the neck down, the length of the dress is fully adjustable and could even be worked to a shorter length as a top over a frilly nappy/diaper wrap.

The jaunty marine-style hat can be worked to fit a 14 - 20" (35.5 - 51cm) head circumference.

Materials: 270 - 550 m main colour, 100 - 135m contrasting colour, 3.50mm hook and 1-3 buttons (sized to fit between pairs of trebles in the button band).

In the examples shown, the main colour is white and the contrasting colour is blue. You may substitute different colours as preferred.

The yarn used in the example is DK weight - you may use other yarns providing gauge is met.

Gauge: 12tr and 7 rows to 3" - it is perfectly fine if you get more or less rows to the 3" - dress length is fully adjustable.

Dress Sizes:

0-6 months
16" (40.5cm) chest
13" (33cm) centre back length

6-12 months
18" (46cm) chest
14" (35.5cm) centre back length

12 - 18 months
20" (51cm) chest
15" (38cm) centre back length

18 - 24 months
22" (56cm) chest
16" (40.5cm) centre back length

Hat Sizes (by head circumference)

Size 1 - 14" (35.5cm/small newborn)
Size 2 - 16" (40.5cm/0-6 months)
Size 3 - 18" (45.5cm/6-12 months)
Size 4 - 20" (51cm/12-24 months)


16 stitches = 4 inches in trebles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0 - 2 years


  • 3.5mm hook (E)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 - 3 buttons

Suggested yarn:

503 meters of DK weight