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Barbie Little Black Dress with Handbag

January 11, 2013 2 comments
Barbie Little Black Dress with Handbag

Here is Barbie’s little black dress that I crocheted with some fingering yarn. This is a variation of my Barbie baby doll top pattern. I took the original pattern and made a few modifications to create this dress pattern for a small Barbie doll.

I worked even on 20 sts from row 2 with a G (4 mm) crochet hook. Repeated row 11 for 5 rounds to round 15.

Barbie Baby Doll Top

November 11, 2012 3 comments
Barbie Baby Doll Top


Here is a Barbie baby doll top that I crocheted. I added a pair of my Barbie bloomers to complete the set which makes cute baby doll PJs for Barbie.

This set is designed for a Barbie doll with a 3-1/2″ waist and 5-1/4″ hips. You can just crochet the baby doll top and mix and match it with a skirt or pants to create different outfits for Barbie. You could also make the top longer by repeating Row 11 to crochet a cute Barbie dress.
Enjoy the free crochet Barbie baby doll top pattern below.

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Crocheted Barbie Baby Doll Top Pattern

G (4 mm) hook and F (3.5 mm) hook for edging
1 oz of fingering or light sport yarn
1 small button or snap for back closure

Ch 22 with G crochet hook.

Fashion Doll Bloomers

August 15, 2012 1 comment
Fashion Doll Bloomers

Here is a quick crochet pattern for bloomers or panties for a fashion doll. In a recent post, I crocheted a dress for a 14-inch fashion doll. I needed some bloomers for under my doll’s dress and came up with these simple but effective panties for my doll.

The 14-inch fashion doll has a waist of 5 inches and 7 inches around at the hips. The crochet pattern below has bloomers that will fit a 14-inch doll. Then I have listed the changes necessary for a 11-1/2 inch tall Barbie fashion doll that has a 3-1/2 inch waist and 5-1/4 inches around at hips.

These bloomers were designed to cover the doll’s bottom under a dress and aren’t all that fancy. I just wanted a simple quick pattern for some panties and this crochet pattern fits that purpose. The waist maybe a bit loose but its snug enough at the hips to hold the bloomers in place without elastic. I hope you find the free pattern useful and happy crocheting to all.



Crocheted Fashion Doll Bloomers

14″ Fashion Doll Dress – Doll has 5″ around waist and 7″ around at hips
Materials:
Small amount of fingering or sport weight acrylic yarn
Hook: E (3.5 mm) crochet hook
Finished size: 3″ at waist, 3″ long, and 3-1/4″ wide at leg opening bottoms

Rnd 1
Ch 30 and join to form a circle.

14-Inch Fashion Doll Dress

August 4, 2012 4 comments
14-Inch Fashion Doll Dress


Here is a 14 inch tall fashion doll that I’ve had for awhile. She needed a pretty dress so out came the crochet hook to create a classy dress for this doll. This is one of those $4 dolls that you can get at your craft store but what a difference a nice dress can make. Just check out this beautiful doll now with her pretty dress.


14 inch Fashion Doll Dress

Materials:
1 Oz. Acrylic Yarn (Off-White Caron used)
1 small snap
Small amount of ribbon for waist tie

Hook: G (4-4.25 mm) crochet hook

Ch 17

Row 1
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each st of rnd. (16 Sc)

7 Inch Baby Doll Bunting

May 10, 2012 5 comments
7 Inch Baby Doll Bunting


Here is a small baby doll bunting I crocheted. It fits a doll that is 6 to 7 inches tall. This is a variation of a 12-inch doll bunting pattern that I crocheted last year.

So whether you have a small doll like this one shown or a larger baby doll, you can use my free patterns to crochet your doll a cute baby bunting. Enjoy and happy crocheting!

Baby Doll Bunting Pattern

Fits a 6-7″ Baby Doll
Bunting measures: 3-3/4″ wide between armholes, 4-1/2″ sleeve openings,
5-3/4″ around at neck and 6-1/2″ long
Hook: Metal G (4-4.25 mm) crochet hook

Materials:
1.25 oz worst weight yarn
Small amount of contrasting yarn for trim
Small button for back closure

Directions:
Ch 23

Doll Bunting Pattern

October 7, 2011 6 comments
Doll Stocking Cap


This doll bunting pattern was adapted and printed with permission from Sue Thomson who designed a baby bunting for a newborn. Her free crochet pattern can be found here. After re-working the pattern several times, I finally got the right fit for a baby doll that is about 13 inches tall.


I crocheted the doll bunting and added a stocking cap to finish off the outfit. The hat is more of a sleeping cap for this outfit but the crochet pattern can be used for any doll that has a 10-1/2″ head circumference.

Enjoy the free doll bunting pattern below and happy crafting to all!

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Baby Doll Bunting Pattern

Fits a 12-13″ Baby Doll
Bunting measures: 5″ wide between armholes, 6″ sleeve openings,
10″ around at neck and 14″ long

Hook: Metal G (4-4.25 mm) crochet hook

Materials:
2.75 oz – worst weight yarn (Purple Puff used)
Small amount of white yarn for trim
One – 1/4 inch button for back closure

Directions:
Ch 34
Row 1
Dc in 3rd ch from hook. Dc in next 5 sts, (Dc, ch 1, Dc) in next st; Dc in next 6 st, (Dc, ch 1, Dc) in next st; Dc in next 6 st, (Dc, ch 1, Dc) in next st; Dc in next 6 sts, (Dc, ch 1, Dc) in next st and Dc in last 5 sts. Ch 2, turn.

Doll Stocking Cap

September 10, 2011 2 comments
Doll Stocking Cap

I designed this doll stocking cap as a sleeping cap for a baby doll. It fits a 12-13″ doll with a head circumference of 10-1/2 inches around. I wanted to share this quick crochet project as it’s a fun little hat to add to a baby doll clothing set. I crocheted this hat to go along with the doll bunting outfit I made for my granddaughter’s doll.

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Doll Stocking Cap Pattern

Fits a 12-13 inch doll or any doll that has a 10-1/2 inch head circumference
Hat measurement flat: 4-7/8 inches wide across opening and 10 inch long
Hook: Metal G (4-4.25 mm) sized crochet hook

Materials:
1 to 1-1/2 oz – worst weight yarn (Vintage Purple Puff WW)
Small amount of white yarn for ribbing band and tassel

Directions:
Using white yarn Ch 7.

Thrift Store Dolls Refurbished

August 1, 2011 3 comments
Thrift Store Dolls Refurbished

My latest recycled crafting project involves these two baby dolls. I got these dolls at my local thrift store. Both dolls just needed a little cleaning and a new outfit. I crocheted both dolls a new dress and hat. Buying these used dolls was very reasonable. One was only 99 cents and the other $1.99 but with new outfits, they have a new life and look great. They both will be going to my local woman’s shelter for some little girls to find joy with a new baby doll.

Here is a closeup of the hat. I worked one round in white yarn and then did white trim by working a slip stitch in the final round. You can click on any of the photos to supersize them.

I used Hooksandknives.blogspot.com doll dress and hat pattern for both outfits. I crocheted using a H (5 mm) hook with worst weight 4 ply yarn. My dolls are 12 inches tall and I did a little modification on the neckline and straps as outlined below. Unfortunately the blog that was hosting the original doll dress and hat patterns is no longer in existence as of 2015. But I was able to find the pattern details and added them to the post below.

**Original Doll and Hat pattern from Hooksandknives.blogspot**
Doll Dress Pattern

Body of dress
Ch 35
Row 1: sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc across to end (34 sc)
Row 2: ch 1, turn. sc across
Rows 3 to 9: repeat row 2
Row 10: ch 1, turn. sc in the first st, (2sc in the next st, sc in the next st) repeat to end, ending with sc in the last st
Row 11: ch 3, turn. dc in each st across.
Row 12: ch 3, turn. dc in first st, 2dc in next st, (dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st), repeat across, then dc in last st
Row 13: repeat row 11
Row 14: repeat row 11
Row 15: repeat row 12
Row 16: repeat row 11
Row 17: repeat row 12
Row 18: repeat row 11. Finish off, leaving a long tail, about 18 inches. Use this for sewing the back together up to last sc row. Leave the rest of the sc rows unsewn, allowing an opening for dressing the doll easily. Weave in ends.

Straps (make 2)
Ch 15.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook. sc across to end.
Row 2: ch 1, turn. sc across to end. Fasten off, leaving 10 inch tail for sewing one end. Sew ends to front and back of dress.

Ties (make 2) Used for closing top of back of dress by tying in a bow
Ch 30.
Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. sl ti in each st across to end. Fasten off, leaving tail for sewing. Sew each tie to the top corners of the back of dress.

Hat Pattern

Worked as a spiral without joining. Use stitch markers […]

Yellow Barbie Plarn Dress

November 14, 2008 15 comments
yellow-barbie-dress

Barbie has a pretty new yellow plarn dress. This crochet project is a follow-up to my red Barbie dress I made with regular yarn. I used a similar pattern style but did have to make several changes for the dress to work up correctly using recycled plastic bags as yarn. Using the bags as yarn is much more difficult than regular yarn, but I was pleased with my final version shown here.

Photo is clickable to view supersized

If you are new to crocheting with recycled plastic bags, here is the link on how to create plarn from those old plastic grocery sacks. And if you’re not into crocheting with plastic bags, here is the link to my free red Barbie dress pattern that is made with regular worst acrylic yarn.

But for everyone else, here is my free yellow Barbie dress pattern. Enjoy!

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Barbie Yellow Plarn Dress Pattern

Materials:
Approx. 10 Yellow plastic bags until into Plarn
1 small button

Hook:
G (4 mm) size crochet hook

Ch 13.


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