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1930s sailor dress & cap for 16' doll

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : 1930s sailor dress & cap for 16' doll
1930s sailor dress & cap for 16' doll
1930s sailor dress & cap for 16' doll

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • ch, sl st, sc, dc
  • instructions are given for new stitch: herringbone double crochet

Pattern Description:

This is "Yacht Club," a 1930s style sailor dress with a tiny hat (they seemed to wear ridiculously tiny hats in the 1930s)! It should fit dolls such as Tyler, Gene, Alex, and Diana.

Feel free to sell any items you make from my patterns (but do not mass produce). Please do not resell the patterns themselves or make them available online. They are copyrighted.

Contact me if you have any questions or feedback! :)

I also sell on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/PrincessOfCrochet. My patterns are available there, as well as some of my finished items.


Dress: 6 sc = 1 inch; 8 sc rows or rnds = 1 inch

Cap + collar & edging of Dress: 10 sc = 1 inch; 6 sc rows = 1/2 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • fits 16-inch fashion doll


  • Patons Kroy Socks yarn (1.75 oz/166 yds/50g per skein): 1 skein Norfolk Blue
  • Size 10 crochet cotton: white
  • Sizes E/4/3.5mm crochet hook and #3 steel crochet hook or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Sewing thread: navy, red

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 3/0 snap fasteners: 2
  • 1/4-inch-wide decorative red buttons: 2