On-the-Go Fashions for 18 Inch Dolls

On-the-Go Fashions for 18 Inch Dolls

by Jenny King
     
 

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This book by Jenny King includes 19 designs to dress your 18-inch doll. Adorable designs include sleepwear, casual, dressy, and playtime fashions. Several of the projects are interchangable, making it possible to create many different looks. These designs are made using fine-, light-, and medium-weight yarns.  See more details below

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This book by Jenny King includes 19 designs to dress your 18-inch doll. Adorable designs include sleepwear, casual, dressy, and playtime fashions. Several of the projects are interchangable, making it possible to create many different looks. These designs are made using fine-, light-, and medium-weight yarns.

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ISBN-13:
9781596359468
Publisher:
Annie's Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
03/31/2014
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
1,240,403
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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On-the-Go Fashions for 18-Inch Dolls


By Jenny King

Annie's

Copyright © 2014 Annie's
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-946-8



CHAPTER 1

Runway Fashion Vest


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED MEASUREMENT

10½ inches in diameter


MATERIALS

* Plymouth Encore Tweed medium (worsted) weight acrylic/wool/rayon yarn (3½ oz/200 yds/100g per ball):

1 ball #T461 grape jam

* Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* Stitch marker


GAUGE

8 sts = 2 inches; 6 rows = 2 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 at beginning of round counts as first half double crochet unless otherwise stated.


VEST

Row 1: Ch 18, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (17 sc)

Rows 2–13: Ch 1, working in front lps(see Stitch Guide), sc in each st across, turn.


ARMHOLE SHAPING

Rnd 13: Now working in rnds, ch 4 (armhole made), sc in first ch on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each rem ch across, ch 4 (armhole made), sc in each st across row 13, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch of beg ch-4, turn. (42 sts)

Rnd 14: Ch 3(see Pattern Notes), dc in same st, dc in each of next 6 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 6 sts] 5 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (48 sts)

Rnd 15: Ch 2(see Pattern Notes), hdc in each of next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (54 sts)

Rnd 16: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 8 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (60 sts)

Rnd 17: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 8 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 9 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (66 sts)

Rnd 18: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 9 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 10 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (72 sts)

Rnd 19: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 10 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 11 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (78 sts)

Rnd 20: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 11 sts, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in each of next 12 sts, 2 hdc in next st] 5 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (84 sts)

Note: On following rnd, place marker at center of each front for placement of ties.

Rnd 21: Ch 2, work in pattern to first marked st, ch 20, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each rem ch across (tie made), continue to work in pattern to 2nd marked st, ch 20, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each rem ch across (tie made), continue to work in pattern around, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 2

Paris Bound


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Dress: 10 inches long

Beret: 4¾ inches in diameter

Bag: 4½ inches tall, without fringe or strap


MATERIALS

* Plymouth Gina medium (worsted) weight wool yarn (1¾ oz/109 yds/50g per ball):

3 balls #0006 green/gray/purple variegated

* Sizes 7/4.5mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* Stitch marker


GAUGE

Size J hook: 14 sc = 4 inches; 16 rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Dress and Bag are worked in continuous rounds; do not turn or join unless otherwise stated.

Beret is worked in joined rounds; do not turn unless otherwise stated. Ribbing is worked in continuous rounds; do not turn or join unless otherwise stated.

Mark first stitch of round.

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.


DRESS

Rnd 1: With size J hook, ch 36, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form ring, ch 1, sc in each ch around. (36 sc)

Rnds 2–12: Sc in each sc around.


ARMHOLE SHAPING

Rnd 13: Sc in next 12 sts, ch 8 (armhole made), sk next 6 sts, sc in next 12 sts, ch 8 (armhole made), sk next 6 sts.

Rnd 14: [Sc in next 12 sts, 8 sc in next ch-8 sp] twice.

Rnds 15–40: Sc in each st around. At end of last rnd, fasten off.


BERET

Rnd 1: With size 7 hook, ch 5, join(see pattern Notes) in first ch to form ring, ch 3(see Pattern Notes), 11 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in first st, 2 dc in each rem st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in next st, [2 dc in next st, dc in the next st] 11 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in first st, dc in each of next 2 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts] 11 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (48 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next st, dc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, [dc in each of next 2 sts, dc dec in next 2 sts] 11 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 sts)


RIBBING

Rnds 7–11: Working in back lps(see Stitch Guide), sc in each st around.

Fasten off.


BAG

Rnd 1: With size 7 hook, ch 5, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form ring, 10 sc in ring. (10 sc)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around. (20 sc)

Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 4: 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 9 times. (30 sc)

Rnds 5–15: [Rep rnd 3] 11 times.

Rnd 16: Sc in each of next 3 sts, sc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, [sc in next 3 sts, sc dec in next 2 sts] 5 times. (24 sts)

Rnds 17 & 18: Working in back lps(see Stitch Guide), sc in each st around.


STRAP

Row 1: Now working in rows, ch 3, dc in last st of rnd 18, [ch 3, dc in last dc] 11 times, sk next 12 sts of rnd 18, join in next st. Fasten off.


FRINGE

Cut 8 strands of yarn, each 6 inches long. Fold strands in half. Insert hook from 1 side of rnd 1, through bag, to the other side of rnd 1. Draw fold through bag, insert ends of strands through folded end and pull loose ends to tighten fringe.

CHAPTER 3

Today's Cowgirl


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Cardigan: 7½ inches long

Top: 5¼ inches long

Skirt: 5¼ inches long

Bag: 2¼ inches x 3¾ inches, without strap


MATERIALS

* Omega Mimosa fine (sport) weight cotton/rayon yarn (3½ oz/240 yds/100g per skein):

1 skein #83 lime

* Omega Trigo light (light worsted) weight cotton yarn (3½ oz/295 yds/100g per ball):

1 ball each #283 olive, #291 ash and #224 taupe

* Sizes E/4/3.5mm and G/6/4mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* Stitch markers: 4

* ¾-inch buttons: 3


GAUGE

With size G hook and 1 strand lime and olive held tog: 16 dc = 4 inches; 7 rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Cardigan is worked in turned rows from top down with raglan shaping to armhole, then in joined rounds.

Place marker in each chain-5 loop as stated in row 1 of Cardigan. Move marker up as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Top is worked in turned rows with 1 strand of each yarn held together. Front is worked from waist to shoulder then Back is worked on either side of Front.

Chain-3 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 at beginning of row counts as first single crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated.

Chain-4 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated.

Bag is worked in turned rows and folded in half; sides are then crocheted together.

Weave in ends as work progresses.


SPECIAL STITCHES

Shell: (Sc, ch 3, 3 dc) as indicated in instructions.

Cluster (cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, 5 tr in indicated st or sp, yo, draw through all 6 lps on hook.


CARDIGAN

Row 1: With size G hook and lime, ch 38, sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 5, sc in next ch, place marker(see Pattern Notes) in previous ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch] twice, ch 5, sc in next ch, place marker in previous ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch] 4 times, ch 5, sc in next ch, place marker in previous ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch] twice, ch 3, dc in last ch, place marker in previous ch-3 lp, turn. (12 sc, 1 dc, 8 ch-5 lps, 4 marked lps)

Row 2: Ch 5, sc in first marked lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] twice, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 4 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] twice, ch 5, (sc, ch 3, dc) in last marked lp, turn. (14 sc, 1 dc, 11 ch-5 lps, 4 marked lps)

Row 3: Ch 5, sc in first marked lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 3 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 5 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 3 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 3, dc) in last marked lp, turn. (17 sc, 1 dc, 14 ch-5 lps, 4 marked lps)

Row 4: Ch 5, sc in first marked lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 4 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 6 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next marked ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 4 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 3, dc) in last marked ch-5 lp, turn. (20 sc, 1 dc, 16 ch-5 lps, 4 marked lps)


ARMHOLE SHAPING

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first marked lp, sk next 5 ch-5 lps, sc in next marked lp (armhole made), [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 7 times, ch 5, sc in next marked lp, sk next 5 ch-5 lps, sc in last marked lp (armhole made), turn. (11 sc, 8 ch-5 lps)

Note: Following rnds are worked in continuous rnds. Do not join unless specified; mark beg of rnds.

Rnd 6: Now working in rnds, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 23 times evenly sp around entire piece, ch 2, dc in first ch. (24 ch-5 lps)

Rnds 7–11: [Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 23 times, ch 2, dc in last dc.

Rnd 12: Ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-5 lp, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-5 lp] 10 times, ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-5 lp, ch 2, dc in last dc. (36 ch-5 lps)

Rnd 13: [Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 35 times, ch 2, dc in last dc.

Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in first ch-5 lp, [5 dc in next ch-5 lp, sc in next ch-5 lp] 17 times, 5 dc in last ch-2 lp, join(see Pattern Notes) in first sc. Fasten off.


SLEEVES

Rnd 1: Join lime with sc in any ch-5 lp of underarm, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 4 times, ch 2, dc in first sc. (5 lps)

Rnds 2–6: [Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp] 4 times, ch 2, dc in next dc.

Rnd 7: [Ch 5, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-5 lp] 5 times, join in first ch. (10 ch-5 lps)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, 5 sc in each ch-5 lp around, join in first sc. Fasten off. (50 sts)

Rep for 2nd Sleeve.


TOP

FRONT

Row 1: With size G hook and with 1 strand olive and 1 strand lime held tog, ch 22, dc in 4th ch from hook (sk 3 chs count as first dc), dc in each rem ch across, turn. (20 dc)

Rows 2–8: Ch 3(see Pattern Notes), working in front lps(see Stitch Guide), dc in each st across, turn.

Row 9: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, sl st in each of next 12 sts, dc in each of last 4 sts. Fasten off lime only.


BACK

FIRST SIDE

Note: Turn the work clockwise 90 degrees and work down the side of the front.

Row 1: With size E hook and 1 strand olive, sc in top of the last st worked in row 9, ch 10 (armhole made), sk next 4 rows, [sc, ch 1] 6 times evenly sp across next 5 rows, sc in last row, turn. (8 sc, 1 ch-10 sp, 6 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: Ch 2(see Pattern Notes), *sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to ch-10 sp, [sc, ch 1] 5 times in ch-10 sp, sc in last sc, turn.

Rows 3–15: Ch 2, *sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to beg ch-2 sp, sc in beg ch-2 sp. Fasten off.


2ND SIDE

Rows 1–12: With size E hook, join olive in first st of row 9, rep rows 1–12 of First Side.

Row 13: Ch 2, sk next sc, *sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next 3 sts (buttonhole made), [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc] twice, rep from * twice, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc] twice, sc in beg ch-2 sp, turn.

Row 14: Ch 2, sk next sc, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-3 sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp] twice, ch 1, rep from * once, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc, ch 1, sc in beg ch-2 sp. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes.


SKIRT

Rnd 1: With size E hook and 1 strand lime, ch 44, join(see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form ring, ch 4(see Pattern Notes), sk next ch, [dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch] 21 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. Fasten off.


Note: On following rnd, ch-1 counts as a st.

Rnd 2: Join olive in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, shell(see Special Stitches) in same sp, [sk next 2 sts, shell in next st, sk next 2 sts, shell in next st] 7 times, join in first sc, turn. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join taupe in first ch-3 sp, shell in same sp, shell in each rem ch-3 sp around, join in first sc, turn. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: With ash, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 5: With olive, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 6: With taupe, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 7: With ash, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 8: With olive, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 9: With taupe, rep rnd 3.

Rnd 10: With ash, rep rnd 3.


TIE

With lime, ch 70. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Thread Tie through ch-1 sps on rnd 1 of Skirt. Knot each end of Tie.


BAG

Row 1: With size E hook and 1 strand lime, ch 20, sc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, *sk next ch, sc in next ch, ch 1, rep from * across to last ch, sc in last ch, turn. (9 sc)

Row 2: Ch 2(see Pattern Notes), *sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to sp formed by beg 3 sk chs, sc in sp, turn.

Rows 3–24: Ch 2, *sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, rep from * across to beg ch-2 sp, sc in beg ch-2 sp, turn.

Row 25: Ch 2, [sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 3 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 4, clsee Special Stitches, ch 10, sl st in each ch across, ch 12, sl st in each ch across, ch 10, sl st in each ch across, ch 4, sc) in next ch-1 sp, [sk next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 3 times, sc in beg ch-2 sp. Fasten off.


FINISHING

Fold piece in half. With size E hook, join lime at fold, working through both thicknesses, (sc, ch 1) evenly sp across side edge, ch 40 for the strap, (sc, ch 1) evenly sp across opposite side edge to fold. Fasten off.

CHAPTER 4

Snuggly Bear Romper & Hood


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Romper: 16 inches long

Hood: 6 inches tall


MATERIALS

* Plymouth Encore Tweed medium (worsted) weight acrylic/wool/rayon yarn (3½ oz/200 yds/100g per ball):

2 balls #1237 granola

* Sizes F/5/3.75mm, G/6/4mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* Tapestry needle

* 1½-inch button


GAUGE

Size J hook: 14 sc = 4 inches; 15 rows = 4 inches


PATTERN NOTES

Romper is worked in continuous rounds; do not turn or join unless otherwise stated.

Mark first stitch of round.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Weave in ends as work progresses.

Chain-4 at beginning of round counts as first treble crochet unless otherwise stated.

Chain-2 at beginning of row counts as first single crochet and chain-1 unless otherwise stated.


(Continues...)

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Meet the Author

Jenny King is an Australian crochet designer and the author of Bavarian Crochet On-the-Go, Fashions to Flaunt Crocheted with Noro Yarns, Figure Flattering Plus-Size Fashions, and Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet. Her designs have appeared in magazines that include Vogue Knitting Crochet.

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