Miss Holland Doll Pattern

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MATERIALS - D•M•C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 8: 2 balls Blue No. 334 or Blue Ombre, No. 93, 1 ball Snow White.
4-inch ribbon; ½ yard for Petticoat.
7 or 8-inch Doll.
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.

GAUGE: 10 sts=1 inch
3 tr rows=1 inch
9 dc rows=2 inches
* = STAR

SKIRT-With Blue, ch 33, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each remaining ch (32 sc). Row 2-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd sc, 1 dc in each of next 30 sc. Rnd 1-Ch 5, turn, 1 tr in 2nd dc, ch 1, [1 tr and ch 1] in each of next 29 dc, 1 tr in top ch of ch-3, to join Skirt, ch 1, slip st in 4th ch of ch-5. Rnds 2 and 3-Ch 5, 1 tr in first ch-l sp, * ch 1, 1 tr in next tr, ch 1, 1 tr in next ch-1 sp ; rpt from STAR around; end, ch 1, join (with slip st) in 4th ch of ch-5. Rnd 4-Ch 1, slip st in first sp, ch 5, 1 tr in next sp, [ch 1 and 1 tr] in each remaining sp; end, ch 1, join in 4th ch of ch-5. Rpt rnd 4 nine times. Fasten off.

BODICE-With White, working on other side of first row of Skirt, work [1 dc and ch 1] in each of 30 sts, 1 dc in end st (31 dc). 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. Fasten off. Shoulder Strap-Turn, skip first 2 dc, with White, 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 Strap in place. Skip 4 sps for underarm, sew end of Strap to top of next 2 sps at front of Bodice. Work other Shoulder Strap to correspond.

SLEEVES-With White, 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. With White, work a row of sc all around neck edge (about 1 sc in each sp), fasten off.

VEST-With Blue, ch 53, 1 dc in 5th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip next ch, 1 dc in next ch; rpt from STAR 23 times, ch 1, 1 more dc in same ch as last dc made. Rows 2 and 3 -Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in first dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each remaining dc; end, ch 1, [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] in 3rd ch of turning ch. Rows 4 and 5-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, ch 1, [1 dc and ch 1] in each remaining dc, 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch (30 sps ). Shoulder Strap-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each of next 3 dc (4 sps). Row 2-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rpt row 2 five times. Fasten off leaving 7 inches of thread to sew Strap in place. Skip 6 sps for underarm, sew end of Strap to top of next 4 sps at back of Vest. Work other Shoulder Strap to correspond.

BONNET-Back-With White, ch 4, work 3 dc in 4th ch from hook. Rows 2 and 3-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each dc to turning ch, 2 dc in turning ch. Rows 4, 5 and 6-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, 1 dc in each of next 5 dc, 1 dc in top ch of turning ch-3. Fasten off. Crown-With White, starting at first row and working along side of Back, work 3 dc in each row, 8 dc across top, 3 dc in each row down other side of Back (44 dc in row). Row 2-Ch 3 (=1 dc), turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, 1 dc in each remaining dc (44 dc). Rpt row 2 four times. Point-Row 1-Ch 2, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc (first dec. made), * yo, draw up a loop in next dc, yo, thru 2 loops, yo, draw up a loop in next dc, yo, thru 2 loops, yo, thru all 3 loops on hook * (2nd dec. made), 1 dc in each of next 10 dc; rpt between STARS twice (thus decreasing 2 sts); work 2 more rows in same way decreasing 2 sts at each end each row. Rows 4 and 5-Work in same way decreasing 1 st at each end of each row. Row 6-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in end st. Fasten off. Leaving 8 sts free in center work other Point to correspond.

APRON-With White, ch 69, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each remaining ch, fasten off. Row 2-Skip first 25 dc, with White, work 1 dc in back st of next dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in back loop of each of next 16 dc. Row 3-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in first sp, * ch 1, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next sp; rpt from STAR across. Row 4-Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each dc across; end, ch 1, 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rpt row 4 twelve times. Fasten off. To dress Doll, see pattern book page.


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