Monday, June 19, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Brazilian Princess Doll #562 - Crochet

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Vintage Brazilian Princess Doll #562 - Crochet

Quick & easy to crochet this lovely doll…Rio charm with a matching turban, panties, & necklace with earrings…a beautiful favorite to keep or gift to that special person!

MATERIALS: 
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball each fuchsia & black, & 2 balls of green
1 spool Gold Metallic thread
#1 Steel Crochet Hook                               
1 Doll, 8” with 4 ½” chest
Small Seed Beads in Assorted Colors
Snap Fasteners                                          
Hook & Eyes

ABBREVIATIONS:
CH      =          Chain                                    
CONT =          Continue
DC      =          Double Crochet                   
DEC   =          Decrease
INC     =          Increase                                
HK      =          Hook
MEAS =          Measure                               
REM   =          Remain
REP    =          Repeat                                  
SC      =          Single Crochet
SK       =          Skip                                       
SL ST =          Slip Stitch
ST       =          Stitch                                     
YO      =          Yarn Over

SKIRT: 
Start at waist with green, make ch 32” long [6 ch = 1”].

1ST ROW:  Dc in 4th ch from hk & in each ch across.  Ch 3, turn.

2ND ROW:  Sk first dc, dc in each dc across & in top of turning ch.  Ch 3, turn.

3RD ROW:  [Yo, insert hk in first dc & draw thru lp, pull lp out on hk to meas
¾”] 3 times; yo & draw thru all lps on hk [loose putt st made]; * ch 1, sk 1 dc, make loose putt st in next dc.  Rep from * across.  Ch 3, turn.

4TH ROW:  Sk first st, dc in each st across.  Ch 3, turn. 

Rep 2nd, 3rd & 4th rows 3 more times.  Break off.

BODICE: 
1ST ROW:  Attach black to starting ch at top of skirt & * hold back on hk last lp of each sc, make sc in next 5 sts, yo & draw thru all lps on hk [4 sc dec].  Rep from * across.  Ch 1, turn.

2ND ROW:  * Dec 1 sc [to dec, work off 2 sc as 1 sc].  Rep from * across.  Ch 1, turn.

3RD THRU 7TH ROWS:  Sc in each sc across.  Ch 1, turn.  Break off at end of 7th row.

8TH THRU 17TH ROWS:  Attach fuchsia, sc in each sc, inc 3 sc evenly across on 14th & 15th rows only [to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc].  Ch 1, turn.  Break off at end of 17th row.

SLEEVE:  [MAKE 2]: 
Start at center with fuchsia, ch 17.  Join with sl st to form ring.

1ST RND:  Sc in each ch around.  Join.

2ND RND:  Sc in first sc, pull lp out on hk to meas ¾”, [insert hk in same place as last sc & draw lp thru, yo & draw thru 1 lp, pull this lp up to meas same as last lp] 4 times [5 lp sts made]; make 5 lps sts in each sc around.  Join & break off.

3RD RND:  Attach one strand each of black & gold to first lp st, sc in same lp, * ch 1, sc in next lp st.  Rep from * around.  Join & break off. 

Attach fuchsia to opposite side of starting ch & work to correspond with other side. 

Sew in place on bodice.

TURBAN: 
1ST ROW:  With gold make ch 10 ½” long.  Dc in 5th ch from hk, * ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch.  Rep from * across.  Ch 1, turn.

2ND ROW:  Sc in first dc, 8 sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next dc.  Rep from * across, end with sc in last sp & sc in top of turning ch.  Ch 4, turn.

3RD ROW:  Sk first 2 sc, * dc in next sc, ch 1.  Rep from * across.  Ch 1, turn.

4TH & 5TH ROWS:  Rep 2nd & 3rd rows.  Break off. 

Cut 12 strands of fuchsia, each 12” long, & weave thru first row of gold sps. 
Cut 12 strands of black, each 12” long, & weave thru 2nd row. 

Cut 12 strands of green, each 12” long, & weave thru last row.

Wind piece around head of doll to form turban & sew ends securely in place.

Sew up back of skirt.

Sew hook & eye to waistband & 2 snap fasteners to bodice ½” apart.

Trim turban with fruit.

EARRING:  [MAKE 2]: 
String 15 beads, tie thread to form ring. 

Sew in place on hair. 

NECKLACE: 
Make 2 strings of beads for around neck.

PANTIES: 
With white & #6 hk, ch 38 loosely to fit around waistline, dc in 4th st from hk, 1 dc in each rem st of ch, ch 3, turn.

2ND ROW:  1 Dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * across row, end with 1 dc in last st, join in 3rd st of 1st ch 3.

3RD & 4TH ROWS:  Ch 3 [counts as 1 dc], 1 dc in each dc, join in 3rd st of ch.

5TH ROW:  Ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 10 dc, sk 21 dc, 1 dc in each of next 10 dc, join.

6TH ROW:  * Ch 3, sc in next st, rep from * all around, cut thread. 

Attach thread at crotch & finish other leg in same manner. 

Work row of sc around top of panties, working loosely, then work row of sc around side opening, cut thread. 

Tie with ribbon on side.

If desired, make an underskirt of crinoline [net] & taffeta.


ENJOY!