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Topic: Ballerina for baby (in funky colors!)  (Read 2970 times)
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« on: October 08, 2008 08:44:56 PM »

My sister is 8 months pregnant, and I've been crocheting like a mad woman for the baby.  We know the baby is a girl, and what does every girl need?  A DOLL!  Cheesy  More specifically, a ballerina doll!  (I know, I know, the kid's not even born yet, and I'm making her dolls... oh well, she'll play with them when she's old enough!).

I wanted to make the doll in fun colors, so I used the same colors that my sister and her husband used in the baby's room.  Two walls are painted melon green and two walls are lavender.  The bedding is in various shades of pink.  The room looks a lot better than I just made it sound - it's very coordinated and modern.  But anyway, back to the doll... I didn't use a pattern.  Again.  I need to start writing things down because every time I make a new doll I have to start from square one.  I can tell you that I increased by 6s everywhere except the arms, where I increased by 4s.  The tute for the hair is in one of my other posts

So without further ado... the pictures!

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sitting and smiling


posing against a pillow, haha


Thanks for lookin'!  Comments and criticism are welcome and appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2008 08:53:41 PM »

i wish i had a doll like this when i was a little girl, i love how you have her on pointe on the last picture Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2008 08:58:05 PM »

i like the colors, it looks fun for kids.
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2008 09:34:55 PM »

She is very, very cute.
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2008 09:52:24 PM »

she's adorable, I love how she poses.
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2008 11:26:13 PM »

That's so beautiful.  I love the colours.  If it survives her baby years I'll bet she'll treasure that!
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2008 11:59:10 PM »

So darn cute!!! Love the colors, especially the hair!!! Grin
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2008 12:16:58 AM »

That yarn is so shiny! I bet it feels great to the touch. May I ask what type yarn you used? Love her hair  Kiss
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2008 04:46:15 AM »

So sweet! I love the pink hair. You did a great job.
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2008 05:25:36 AM »

She is very sweet - nice dolly!
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