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Yellow Doll Heart Dress

January 12, 2016 8 comments

I love crocheting little doll dresses. They work up so quickly and only require a small amount of yarn to complete. I used my doll heart dress and added a flare skirt for a different look to the final crocheted dress project.

Here is a closeup of the crocheted heart that adorns this little doll dress. Scroll down below to find the free crochet pattern details for the yellow baby doll dress.

Barbie Doll Sock Dress

September 22, 2015 2 comments

Here is a recycled sock that I made into a Barbie doll dress. I kept this very simple with no sewing. I crocheted the top yoke and straps using a E crochet hook with some fingering yarn.

I used a wool sock that was torn and cut off the bottom as shown below.

I folded over the cut edge of the sock and joined my fingering yarn at the back with a slip stitch. Next I just crocheted around the top edge of the sock by poking my crochet hook into the sock edge and completing each stitch. I worked around the sock edge evenly with single crochet (SC) stitches. I worked my stitches fairly tight as the sock opening was plenty wide enough for the doll. I had 40 stitches around the top edge of the sock.

Next without turning I just joined with a slip stitch to the beginning first stitch. Chain 1 and continued

Doll Wavy Ripple Blanket

August 28, 2015 3 comments

Here is a small ripple baby doll blanket I crocheted. I used my wavy ripple blanket pattern and just crocheted a shorter starting chain. This wavy ripple pattern is very adaptable as I have made dishcloths using the same pattern and baby afghans.

The blanket measures 20 inches wide by 11 inches long. I would have made the blanket longer but I only had about 2-3 ounces of the old vintage variegated yarn I was using. It still worked fine for this 11 inch tall baby doll as a blanket wrap.

Doll Wavy Ripple Blanket Pattern
Using a J ( 6mm) crochet hook, chain 60 to start doll blanket.

Baby Doll Fun Fur Hat & Booties

August 16, 2015 1 comment

Here are a few baby doll fun fur projects I crocheted. I crocheted a hat and booties for this 11 inch small baby doll. I also crocheted a little matching scarf to go along with the doll set.

I didn’t really follow a pattern for the hat but started with a H (5 mm) crochet hook with a chain of 3 and joined to make a circle. Next I worked 6 single crochets (SC) in the ring, and next round I worked 2 SC into each stitch (12). Then next round, work 2 SC in next stitch and then 1 SC in next stitch, repeat around. I evenly increased to about 28 stitches for the hat and worked even a round or two so it fit my small baby doll as shown. Finished size is 4 inches long with a 9 inch circumference.

This isn’t written as a precise pattern directions as you have to just check the hat as you go along to make sure it fits your particular doll’s head and you get the size you need. Working with fun fur is hard to find each stitch so I just focused on getting the fit I needed rather than the stitch count. So just improvise as you work the rounds to get the size and look you desire for your doll.

Booties

For the booties, I chained 3 and joined into a circle.

Doll Winter Sweater

April 11, 2015 1 comment

Check out this cute little winter sweater pattern I crocheted for my dolly. Doesn’t she just look snugly warm in the sweater? This doll is 11 inches long with a thick cloth body.

I crocheted this dolly sweater using a H (5 mm) crochet hook and some worst weight yarn. The free crochet pattern can be found at Crochetville from Darksi who has created many cute and free doll outfits over the years. Here is the link to the Seasoned Just Right outfits with all the free pattern details.

I crocheted just short sleeves for the sweater as I was running out of yarn. I did 3 rounds for the sleeves by working single crochet under the underarm and half double crochet stitches around the rest of the sleeve. I used a strip of Velcro on the back for a closure.

Heart 12 Inch Doll Dress

August 15, 2014 2 comments

Here is my I Heart Doll Dress crocheted to fit a 12 inch soft-body baby doll.

This little dress was crocheted using my baby doll bunting pattern and just making changes to convert the pattern into a dress. I also used the reverse single crochet stitch for the trim on the neck, sleeves, and hem. If you are not familiar with the reverse single crochet stitch, it is also known as the crab stitch and makes a nice finished trim on a crocheted item.

The final touch on the baby doll dress is a little heart I crocheted. I just love how it added that extra special look to the doll dress. I hope you enjoy my free crochet doll dress pattern and please let me know if you have any questions as you work the pattern below.

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I Heart Baby Dress Pattern

Fits a 12-13 inch Baby Doll
Dress measurements: 5″ wide at waist (flat), 6-1/2″ long from shoulder to hem, 3″ long from
under armhole to hem, 2″ across armhole (flat) and 9″ around at neck.

Hook: Metal G (4 mm) US sized crochet hook

Materials:
1-2 ozs worst weight yarn (2 colors used)
Small piece of Velcro for back closure

Directions:
Ch 34
Row 1
Dc in 3rd ch from hook.

14 Inch Baby Doll Dress

June 2, 2013 4 comments


This baby doll dress was crocheted to fit the cloth body dolls that are about 14 inches long and have the wider bodies. The doll has a 11 to 11-1/2 inch chest. I crocheted using Caron Lt Peach Country yarn for the baby doll dress and hat. Both items used less than 3 ounces of yarn to complete.

Doll’s head is 10-3/4 inches around. The hat I crocheted is about 11 inches around and 4-1/4 inches long.

Shoulder straps measure 3-1/3 inches long, dress from shoulder to hem is 7-1/2 inches long and 12 inches around chest with back closed with Velcro closure.

Crocheted Baby Doll Dress and Hat Pattern

Fits a 14 inch tall baby doll with 11 to 11-1/2 inch chest

G (4 mm) crochet hook
2 oz of Caron (aran weight) yarn for dress and less than 1 oz for hat
1 strip of Velcro for back closure

Ch 45

Row 1
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea st across. Ch 1, turn. (44)

Baby Doll Booties and Hats

May 18, 2013 2 comments

I have been crocheting some baby doll booties and hats for Molly’s Babies. Molly’s Babies is in need of baby doll clothes and blankets for their dolls that they give away to children in need.

When I asked about the sizes they needed for their dolls, I was told just to crochet newborn baby sized items. So I used my crocheted cuffed baby booties pattern to make the booties. I used sport and fingering yarn to crochet the booties following the pattern exactly to make the off-white and blue booties below. As you can see, the booties are different sizes but I figure that they have many different sizes of dolls so the booties should fit one of their dolls.

For the rose colored hat and bootie set pictured at the top, I crocheted them with some worst weight yarn. Because this yarn was heavier, I altered the booties by only crocheting 18 stitches around for the toe portion. Then I only chained 7 stitches for the cuff and

14-Inch Fashion Doll Dress

August 4, 2012 4 comments


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)


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