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« on: February 22, 2009 08:15:37 PM »

Let's see, my mom in the 70s-80s used to crochet a baby (with a plastic face and hands) which was attached to a small granny square blanket.
It was an all and one doll.  You can wrap the baby in the blanket - all attached.
Does anyone know what I am talking about?
I'm trying find a pattern.  I've searched on internet and changed find....
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2009 08:41:28 PM »

I know what you are talking about!  My grandma made me some too.  Unfortuneately I can't help you, but if you ever do find info on where to get a pattern, let me know!
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2009 09:19:19 PM »

Like the little purse that turned into a cradle? (baby is in purse, or cradle when flipped open) I can do that one, but I haven't seen the blanket...I'd love to see it though!
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009 07:26:21 AM »

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mamie727/baby_in_blanket.htm

Here is a baby in a blanket pattern. I haven't tried it out yet and there is no pic. so if you make it please share pics. I had one of those dolls as a child.
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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2009 09:50:52 PM »

ok!  I've got a pic of the baby in the blanket!  Thanks so much for the pattern.

but since I'm new I've got to post 10 times in the forum in order to post the picture......... so tomorrow morning, i'll post away!

Oh, since I'm new can someone tell me how to find my posts?  the only reason I found this one was because a notification was sent to my email and it linked it.

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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2009 04:59:05 PM »

Ok I'm a big dork when it comes to posting.  Let's see if this works!  I was trying to connect it to the original thread because someone graciously posted the pattern...

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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2009 05:39:51 PM »

Is this from the pattern posted here? It turned out really good.
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2009 06:53:38 PM »

I didn't make it, my bf's granny made it.  originally i was asking if someone had the pattern.  a person posted the pattern and asked if i would post a pic.  so here it is.  i remember my mom made me one.  now that i have the pattern i'm going to make one!
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2009 06:58:32 PM »

oh, mommycrochets... Thanks for the pattern.  I didn't realize it was you asking the question.  I'm pretty sure the pattern you sent me matches this.  I'm hoping to work on it next after I finish my pig purse!
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2009 04:36:58 PM »

My grandmother used to make and sell these when I was little... except that hers were puppets as well.  I was told that she would stand at craft shows holding these things, talking to people and then slowly move the hands and feet around.... people just loved them and bought them like mad.

I am not sure if this is what you had in mind either... there are a few variations of this plastic doll parts sewn in to a blanket...


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