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« on: April 24, 2009 09:19:45 AM »

Or what you make when you need a toddler doll NOW!!


I had a request for a doll and it needed to be completed before she left for Nebraska, so this is what I came up with. She is loosely based on the Dumplin Design dolls, which I made dozens of back in the day.
She sports a double skirt and pantaloons under.She was made with a G hook which felt awkward after using E and F for ami
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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2009 09:36:44 AM »

I love it!!! This is soo retro and adorable. Any little girl would be lucky to have it Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009 06:21:29 PM »

so adorable!
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2009 04:29:57 PM »

My grandma made me a doll that was very similar to that one when I was little.  I know she used a face just like that.  I love it. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2009 07:16:59 PM »

she is absulutely gorgeous! She looks so cuddly and friendly!
Would you mind sharing where a person could get the pattern please? I make toys for charity and a quick cute doll like that would be wonderfull addition.
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009 04:16:26 AM »

she is adorable! what a lucky girl the recipient is.
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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009 08:59:02 AM »

she is absolutely gorgeous! She looks so cuddly and friendly!
Would you mind sharing where a person could get the pattern please? I make toys for charity and a quick cute doll like that would be wonderfull addition.
The pattern is very simple with G hook and red heart ww
ch 18, work in round ,sc around. If you want a frilly collar, work rnd 2 in back loop only, sc even.
3- even (24)
4-inc 6 st evenly
5-9 work evenly in 30 st
10- sc this rnd only in back loop, it will later be used for skirt
11-12 work even both loops
13 dec 6 st evenly spaced
14-15 work even
16-till closed dec sc around finish off
SKIRT (all dc) in rnd 10 of body
1- 2 dc each st
2- 2 dc ea st
3 - even
4- inc every 4th st
5- even
add lace edging of choice
COLLAR in round 2 of body, dc, dc inc around, join work enough rnds to obtain desired look
ARMS- ch 10 join work even for 10 rnds.finish main color and attach lace edging
LEGS -ch 10 join work even for 14 rnds, to form feet,change to shoe color & work next rnds as follows
sc 3x, inc 4x, sc 3x
sc 6x,inc2x, sc 6x
sc 6x, inc, sc 2x, inc, sc 6x
sc 6x, inc, sc 4x, inc, sc 6x
work even
in back loop, sc, dec around
stuff, dec around
stuff body attach head it triple carpet/button thread woven thru rnd 1 of body
attach hands with carpet thread woven thru rnd 10 of arm, stuff
the hat is just a circle worked in dc increasing progressively for 8 0r 9 rnds then dec to fit head, the work a brim.
I hope this is understandable. I have made many of these and my hook just remembers what to do.
Here are some of the other styles I've made The grape one was made from the lollipop lane pattern with minor changes to make more frilly
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kiewiet
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2009 02:14:21 AM »

Thank you ever so much!
I'll be starting on those this week - they are so cute and friendly and fast
I love the variation colors give -they look like a group of friends, each with their own personality! I'm thinking using the leftover wool fom the jumpers would be cute to match jumper to dolly too!
Thanks again Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2009 09:37:47 AM »

Thank you ever so much!
I'll be starting on those this week - they are so cute and friendly and fast
I love the variation colors give -they look like a group of friends, each with their own personality! I'm thinking using the leftover wool fom the jumpers would be cute to match jumper to dolly too!
Thanks again Smiley
You are welcome. I had to edit the pattern. ROUND 10 OF BODY IS WORKED IN BACK LOOP NOT FRONT
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kiewiet
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2009 02:13:07 AM »

Thanks!
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