This pretty ballerina's shapely legs and torso take shape stitch by stitch with single crochet increases and decreases. Elsbeth is pure magic dressed in her tulle skirt trimmed with thread crochet roses and leaves, and accented with narrow satin ribbon.
Skill level: Intermediate.
Four-ply worsted-weight yarn in colors of choice including:
A pale pink or pale peach for skin color
B mint green or pale turquoise for legs
C lavender for leotard
D rust for hair
E Scraps of pink for mouth
F Scraps of pale blue for eyes
Size 10 crochet cotton thread in light pink and soft green or colors of choice for roses and leaves
Crochet hook size F or G or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 6 steel crochet hook
10 yds 1/8" lavender satin ribbon
7 yds 1/8" blue satin ribbon
60" x 11" rectangle of pale lavender or blue tulle fabric (can be iridescent)
Sewing needle and thread to match tulle and roses