– Worsted weight yarn in small amounts of red, gray, brown and blue.
I used Sugar ‘N Cream cotton yarn in the color Indigo (overalls), Soft Ecru (skin tone), Wine (shoes and hat), and Bernat Handicrafter DeLux cotton yarn in Brown (Hair).
– 9mm safety eyes
My doll is 7″ tall when made with the above materials.
Sc: single crochet Inc: increase Dec: decrease
MR: magic ring
FO: fasten off
BLO: back loops only
FLO: front loops only
**Pattern is worked in continuous rounds.**
Hands and Arms
R1: Starting in skin tone color, 6 in MR (6)
R2: sc inc x 6 (12)
R3: 12 sc
R4: (4 sc, sc dec) x2 (10) Change color to gray on the last st of this round.
R5: 10 sl st BLO (10)
R6: 10 sc BLO (10)
R7-11: 10 sc (10)
FO, stuff and set aside.
R1: 7 sc in MR (7)
R2: sc inc x 7 (14)
R3: 14 sc BLO (14)
R4-5: 14 sc (14) Change color to blue on the last st of this round.
R6: 14 sl st BLO (14)
R7: In BLO (5 sc, sc dec) x 2 (12)
R8-13: 12 sc (12)
Stuff and FO the 1st leg but not the 2nd. Continue to the next part.
R14: Starting where you left off on the 2nd leg, 6 sc (if you are not at the center st where the legs should be connected, sc until you are there and continue as written), ch 1, 12 sc around the 1st leg, making sure the feet are facing the same direction, sc in ch 1, continue 6 sc around the other leg. (25)
R15: 6 sc, sc in other side of ch 1, 19 sc (26)
R16-18: 26 sc (26)
R19: sc dec, 11 sc, sc dec, 11 sc (24)
R20: 24 sc, ch 1, turn (24)
R21: 10 sc FLO, ch 1, turn (10)
R22: sc dec, 6 sc, sc dec, ch 1, turn (8)
R23: 8 sc, ch 1, turn (8)
R24: sc dec, 4 sc, sc dec, ch 1, turn (6)
R25-26: 6 sc, ch 1, turn (6)
R27: 6 sc, ch 14, sc 13, sl st to next sc and across to last sc, ch 14, sc 13, sl st back to join.
Stuff and FO.
Shirt and Head
R1: Join gray yarn to back loop of first stitch after the front of the overalls, 24 sc BLO (24)
R2: (4 sc, sc dec) x 4 (20) R3: 20 sc (20) R4: (3 sc, sc dec) x 4 (16) R5: 16 sc (16) R6: Attach arms to body: 3 sc, 10 sc around first arm, 8 sc, 10 sc around second arm, 5 sc (36) R7: (4 sc, sc dec) x 6 (30) R8: (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 (24) R9: (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 (18) R10: (1 sc, sc dec) x 6 (12) R11: Change color to skin tone, 12 sl st BLO (12) R12: 12 sc BLO (12) R13: sc inc x12 (24) R14: (3 sc, sc inc) x 6 (30) R15: (4 sc, sc inc) x 6 (36) R16-22: 36 sc (36) R23: (4 sc, sc dec) x 6 (30) R24: (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 (24) R25: (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 (18) Place safety eyes between R18-19, 7 sts apart. R26: (1 sc, sc dec) x 6 (12) R27: sc dec x 6 (6) Stuff, FO with long tail and sew up head. Attach overalls straps in an X to front loops at the back of the pants. Stitch a nose between R17-18. Add blush if desired.
**The hair cap is done entirely in back loops only**
R1: Using brown, Ch 2, 8 hdc in magic ring, sl st join to first hdc (8)
R2: Ch 2, hdc inc x8, sl st join to first hdc (16)
R3: Ch 2, (1 hdc, hdc inc) x8, sl st join to first hdc (24)
R4: Ch 2, (2 hdc, hdc inc) x8, sl st join to first hdc (32)
R5-9: Ch 2, 32 hdc, sl st join to first hdc (32)
R10: 14 sl st, 2 sc, 3 hdc, 6 dc, 6 sl st.
Join, FO and weave in ends.
Sew hair cap to head.
R1: Ch 2, 7 hdc in MR, sl st join to 1st hdc (7)
R2: Ch 2, hdc inc x7, sl st join to 1st hdc (14)
R3: Ch 2, (1 hdc, hdc inc) x7, sl st join to 1st hdc (21)
R4: Ch 2, (2 hdc, hdc inc) x7, sl st join to 1st hdc (28)
R5: Ch 2, (3 hdc, hdc inc) x7, sl st join to 1st hdc (35)
R6: Ch 2, (4 hdc, hdc inc) x7, sl st join to 1st hdc (42)
R7-9: Ch 2, 42 hdc, sl st join to 1st hdc (42)
R10: 15 hdc, ch 1, turn (15)
R11: hdc dec, 11 hdc, hdc dec, turn (13)
R12: sl st across brim (13)
FO and weave in ends, or leave a tail and sew the hat to the head if desired.
I hope you have enjoyed making your doll as much as I enjoyed designing him.
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