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Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots
Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots
Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots
Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots
Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots
Doll - Girl in dress, jacket and boots

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Crocheting in spiral.
  • Crocheting in rounds.
  • Crocheting in rows.
  • Chain, slip, single, half double and double crochet stitch.
  • Increasing and decreasing.

Pattern Description:

Includes one PDF file on 22 pages with all the instructions needed to make your own little doll with a dress, jacket, boots and hat. All clothes are sewn to the body.

Pattern is written in English, using US crochet terminology. I included detailed instructions, many step-by-step photos and useful tips and tricks.

In this tutorial I will explain starting a piece with an adjustable loop (magic ring), starting an oval piece with a chain, changing yarn, back post single crochet and front post double crochet stitches, finishing a piece, joining pieces, knotting and hiding yarn tails. Pattern includes unlimited support from me via email.

For a little preview, take a look at the first three pages - http://engsidrun.spire.ee/blogs/media/blogs/a/patterns/EN-054.04_preview.pdf

Gauge:

You can use the same pattern to make smaller or larger toys by using finer or bulkier yarns. Make sure to pick a crochet hook at least a size smaller than suggested on the yarn label and crochet tightly enough to achieve a tight gauge that will not allow the stuffing to show through the fabric.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 28 cm (11") tall, with DK weight cotton yarn and 2,25 mm and 3,50 mm crochet hooks.

Materials:

  • Yarn. I used DK weight cotton yarn, 95 m = 50 g (107 yds = 50 g) / 10 ply / 9 wpi. You will need about 55 g of beige, 40 g of white, 20 g of gray, 20 g of pink, 8 g of black and 15 g of DK weight alpaca yarn.
  • 2,25 - 2,75 mm and 3,50 - 4,00 mm crochet hooks (US size 1/B - 2/C and 4/E - 6/G) or according to the yarn.
  • Polyester fiberfill, wool, wadding etc. for stuffing.
  • 12 mm (1/2") safety eyes or buttons, beads, felt etc.
  • Cotton embroidery floss in dark brown and pink.
  • Satin ribbon and matching thread.
  • Buttons.
  • Yarn needle, sewing needle, scissors, stitch marker.

Suggested yarn:

300 meters of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Austermann
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$7.10

Intermediate
Crocheting
Toy
Doll/Doll Clothing
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All my toys are fairly easy to make and patterns written with beginner crocheters in mind - I always include many step-by-step photos, detailed instructions and useful tips and tricks.

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