Miss Latin America Doll Pattern

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MATERIALS - D•M•C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D,
Size 8: 1 ball Orange Ombre No. 106 or 51, 1 ball Green Ombre No. 101, 1 ball Black No. 310.
4-inch ribbon; ½ yard.
7 or 8-inch Doll.
1 pair suitable small earrings.
Small artificial flowers for hair.
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.

GAUGE: 4 Shells rnds=1 inch
* = STAR

SKIRT-With Orange, ch 37 (about 3 ½ inches), 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each remaining ch (36 sc). Row 2-Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc across. Rnd 1-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd sc, ch 1, [1 dc and ch 1] in each remaining sc, join (with slip st in 3rd ch of ch-4). Rnd 2-Ch 4, skip joined st, [Shell of 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc] in next dc, ch 1, * 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, Shell in next dc, ch 1; rpt from STAR around, join (18 Shells). Rnd 3-Ch 4, skip joined st, Shell in ch-2 sp of next Shell, ch 1, * 1 dc in next dc between Shells, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell, ch 1; rpt from STAR around, join. Rpt rnd 3 seven times. Rnd 11-Ch 4, 1 dc in joined st, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell, * ch 1, work [a Group of 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] in next dc between Shells, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell; rpt from STAR around; end, ch 1, 1 more dc in joined st, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rnd 12-Ch 3, 1 dc in joined st, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell, * ch 1, 1 dc in first dc of next Group, ch 1, Shell in center dc of Group, ch 1, 1 dc in 3rd dc of Group, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell; rpt from STAR around; end, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc after Shell, ch 1, 2 more dc in joined st, ch 1, join with 1 sc in top ch of ch-3. Rnd 13-Ch 3, 1 dc in joining sp, * ch 1, 1 dc in next dc between Shells, ch 1, Shell in sp of next Shell *; rpt between STARS around; end, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc between Shells, ch 1, 2 more dc in joining sp, ch 1, join with 1 sc in top of ch-3, fasten off. Rnd 14-With Black, work 2 dc in joining sp; rpt between STARS of rnd 13 around, end as rnd 13 but do not fasten off. Rpt rnd 13. With Green, rpt rnds 14 and 13. Rpt rnds 14 and 13.

BODICE-With Black, ch 37 (about 3 ½ inches), 1 dc in 6th ch from hook, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each of next 31 chs (32 sps). Row 2-Ch 4, turn, skip first sp, 1 dc in next sp, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each remaining sp. Rpt row 2 twice (29 sps in row 4). Fasten off. Shoulder Strap-Turn, skip first 3 dc, with Black, work 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each of next 2 dc (2 sps). Row 2-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next dc. Row 3-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, ch 1, 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rpt row 3 three times. Fasten off leaving 7 inches of thread to sew, skip 4 sps for underarm and sew end of Strap to next 2 sps at front of Bodice. Work other Shoulder Strap to correspond. With Black, work a row of sc all around neck edge (about 1 sc in each sp ), fasten off.

SLEEVES-With Black, work [1 dc and ch 1] in each of 4 sps at underarm, [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1] in each of 6 sps of Shoulder Strap, join in first dc, Rnd 2-Ch 1, slip st in first sp, ch 4, 1 dc in next sp, ch 1, [1 dc and ch 1] in each remaining sp, join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rnd 3-Ch 1, slip st in first sp, ch 3, skip next sp, * 1 dc in next sp, skip next sp; rpt from STAR around, join in top of ch-3. Rnd 4-Ch 1, 1 sc in each dc around, join in first sc, fasten off. Scatter spangles and beads on Bodice.

SHAWL-With Green, ch 50 (about 5 inches), 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 5, skip next 2 chs, 1 sc in next ch; rpt from STAR across (16 Loops). Row 2-Ch 5, turn, 1 sc in first Loop, [ch 5 and 1 sc] in each remaining Loop; end, ch 2, 1 dc in last sc of previous row (half Loop made). Row 3-Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in dc, skip half Loop, [ch 5 and 1 sc] in each of next 15 Loops, ch 5, 1 sc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Rpt rows 2 and 3 alternately until 27 rows from beginning. Row 28-Ch 5, turn, 1 se in first Loop, [ch 2 and 1 sc] in each remaining Loop; end, ch 2, 1 dc in last sc of previous row, fasten off. Fringe-Wind Black on a 1 ⅛-inch cardboard, cut at one end. Tie 2 two strand Fringes in each sp all around Shawl. Trim Fringe evenly.

HEAD SCARF-With Green, ch 122 (about 9 inches), 1 dc in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip next 2 chs, 1 dc in next ch; rpt from STAR across (39 sps), fasten off. Row 2-Turn, with Orange, 1 dc in first dc, [ch 2 and 1 dc] in each remaining dc, ch 2, 1 dc in 5th ch of turning ch, fasten off. Row 3-Turn, with Green, 1 dc in first dc, [ch 2 and 1 dc] in each remaining dc, fasten off. Row 4 -With Orange, rpt row 3. Rpt rows 3, 4 and 3. Edging-With Black, rpt row 3, do not fasten off; continue to work a row of sc down side of Scarf (about 3 sc in each sp); work other 2 sides to correspond, join in first dc, fasten off. To dress Doll, pattern book page. Make a necklace of beads as shown in image.


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