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Crochet Or Knit: How Will You Make Yours?

Crochet Or Knit: How Will You Make Yours?

Stop the press! We just know you’ll love these super-cute knit and crochet projects from our friends at Let’s Get Crafting magazine. Two gorgeous options to choose from – or make them both!

Knitted Doll Pattern [click here to download the printable PDF]:

Legs, body & head:

* Using 3.5mm needles and Cheery Lilac cast on ten sts

Row 1: (WS): p

Row 2: (k1, kfb) to end. 15 sts

Rows 3-21: starting with a p row work in st st *

Cut yarn, keep sts on holder

Rep from * to * for second leg

Row 22: k15 (Leg from needle), k15
(Leg from holder).

30 sts

Row 23: p

Row 24: (k4, kfb) to end. 36 sts

Rows 25-39: starting with a p row work in st st

Row 40: (k4, k2tog) to end.

30 sts

Row 41 and every odd-numbered row:

p

Change to Pretty Blush

Row 42: k

Row 44: (k3, k2tog) to end. 24 sts

Row 46: k

Row 48: (k2, k2tog) to end. 18 sts

Row 50: (k1, k2tog) to end. 12 sts

Row 52: k

Row 54: (kfb) to end. 24 sts

Row 56: k1, (kfb) to last st, k1. 46 sts

Rows 57-71: starting with a p row work in st st

Row 72: k4, (k2tog, k5) to end. 40 sts

Row 73 and every odd-numbered row: p

Row 74: (k2, k2tog) to end. 30 sts

Row 76: (k1, k2tog) to end. 20 sts

Row 78: (k2tog) to end. Ten sts

Cut yarn leaving a long tail, thread tail onto tapestry needle and thread through rem sts, fasten off

Arm (Make Two)

Using 3.5mm needles and Pretty Blush cast on 12 sts

Rows 1-20: starting with a p (WS) row work in st st

Row 21: (p1, p2tog) to end. Eight sts

Cut yarn leaving a long tail, thread tail onto tapestry needle and thread through rem sts, fasten off.

Shoe (Make Two)

Using 3.5mm needles and Joyous Blue cast on ten sts

Row 1 (WS) and every odd numbered row: p

Row 2: (kfb) to end. 20 sts

Row 4: (k1, kfb) to end. 30 sts

Row 6 (edge): p

Row 8: k

Row 10: k9, (k2tog) six times, k9. 24 sts

Row 12: k10, (k2tog) twice, k10. 22 sts

Row 14: k9, (k2tog) twice, k9. 20 sts

Row 16: k

Cast off kwise

Dress

Using 3.5mm needles and Bright Red cast on 31 sts

Rows 1-2: k

Row 3: k3, (kfb) to last three sts, k3. 56 sts

Row 4: p

Row 5: k10, (kfb) nine times, k18, (kfb) nine times, k10. 74 sts

Row 6: p

Row 7: k

Row 8: p10, cast off 17 sts, p19, cast off 17 sts, p9. 40 sts

Row 9: working across row, k9, k2tog, k18, k2tog, k to end. 38 sts

Change to Glimmer Pink

Row 10: p5, (p1, pfb) 14 times, p5. 52 sts

Rows 11-22: Starting with a k row work in st st

Rows 23-25: k

Cast off kwise

Bag (Make Two)

Using 3.5mm needles and Joyous Blue cast on seven sts

Row 1 (WS): p

Row 2: (kfb) to end. 14 sts

Row 3: p

Row 4: k3, (kfb, k1) four times, k3. 18 sts

Cast off

Bag Flap

Using 3.5mm needles and Bright Red work as for Bag.

Bag Strap

Using 3.5mm needles and Bright Red cast on 54 sts. Cast off.

To Make Up

With cast-on yarn end, seam each leg to crotch. Sew back seam halfway. With fastened-off yarn end, sew Head to neck. Stuff Body and Head, then close seam. If using safety eyes with washers, attach them before stuffing Head. Seam Shoes, stuff toes of Shoes and insert Legs. Secure Shoes to Legs with sts around Legs. Seam, stuff Arms and attach to Body. With Pretty Blush, make a nose with a French knot. Using Happy Orange, make chs to desired length (25cm-30cm) and sew ends to Head. For instructions on how to make a knitted ch see p14. Rep until desired volume achieved. Dress Body in Dress and sew seam at back. If you want a removable dress, sew back seam halfway, attach button at top edge, make ch loop at other edge. Sew Bag panels at side edge and attach Flap. Sew on button. Attach Strap to Bag. Weave in all ends.

If you’d like to download the PDF knitting pattern – along with a crochet pattern to create the same doll – click here!

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Lisa at Create & Craft


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