English Lavender Doll Pattern

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MATERIALS - D•M•C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 8: 3 balls Lavender Ombre No. 52, 95 or 55.
4-inch ribbon; ½ yard for Petticoat.
¼-inch ribbon; 1 yard.
7 or 8-inch Doll.
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.

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

BODICE-Ch 14, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 10 chs (12 dc including ch-3). Rows 2, 3, 4 and 5-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, 1 dc in each of next 9 dc, 1 dc in top ch of ch-3. Row 6-Ch 14 (for shoulder), turn, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 10 chs, 1 dc in each of next 11 dc, 1 dc in top ch of ch-3 (24 dc). Row 7-Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd dc, 1 dc in each of next 10 dc (12 dc). Rpt row 2 twice. Rpt rows 6 and 7. Rpt row 2 four times; drop loop from hook, sew end of each shoulder strap to top of 2nd row in from back opening (to form armhole).

COLLAR-Pick up dropped loop, ch 7, 1 sc in 4th ch from hook, 1 tr around post of last dc made on Bodice, ch 3, 1 sc in top of tr just made (Picot made), 1 more tr around post of same dc, a Picot, work [1 tr and a Picot] in each of 12 sts of shoulder strap, work [1 tr, a Picot, 1 tr, a Picot] around post of next 3 dc at neck edge, work other shoulder and back to correspond. Fasten off.

SLEEVES-Rnd 1-Working around armhole, [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1] around post of end st of 3 rows at underarm, [1 dc, ch 1] in each of 12 sts of shoulder strap, join (with slip st) in first dc (18 dc). Rnd 2-Ch 1, slip st in first sp, ch 3, 1 dc in each remaining sp around, join in top ch of ch-3. Rnd 3-Ch 4, skip joined st and next dc, * 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc; rpt from STAR around, join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rnd 4-Ch 1, 1 sc in joined st, ch 3, 1 sc in last sc made (Picot), [1 sc and a Picot] in each dc around, join in first sc, fasten off.

SKIRT-Make a loop on hook, working along lower edge of Bodice, 1 sc in top ch of turning ch of last row of Bodice, work 3 dc around post of same turning ch, * 1 sc in top of end st of next row, Shell of 3 dc around post of same end st; rpt from STAR around, to join Skirt, slip st in first sc (15 Shells). Rnd 2-Ch 1, 1 sc in joined st, ch 3, 1 sc in front loop of center dc of next Shell, ch 3, * 1 sc in front loop of next sc between Shells, ch 3, 1 sc in front loop of center dc of next Shell, ch 3; rpt from STAR around, join in first sc (30 Loops). Rnd 3-Ch 3, skip joined st, 1 sc in next Loop, * 1 dc in front loop of next sc, 1 sc in next Loop; rpt from STAR around, join in top ch of ch-3. Rnd 4-Ch 3, 1 dc in joined st, skip next sc, * a Shell of 3 dc in front loop of next dc, skip next sc; rpt from STAR around; end, 1 more dc in joined st, join in top ch of ch-3. Rnds 5 and 6-Ch 3, 2 dc in joined st, * a Shell of 5 dc in front loop of center dc of next Shell; rpt from STAR around; end, 2 more dc in joined st, join in ch-3. Rnds 7 and 8-Ch 3, 3 dc in joined st, a Shell of 7 dc in front loop of center dc of each Shell around; end, 3 more dc in joined st, join in ch-3. Rnds 9 and 10-Ch 4, 4 tr in joined st, a Shell of 9 tr in front loop of center st of each Shell around; end, 4 more tr in joined st, join in ch-4. Rnds 11 and 12-Ch 4, 5 tr in joined st, a Shell of 11 tr in front loop of center tr of each Shell around; end, 5 more tr in joined st, join in ch-4. Rnds 13 and 14-Ch 4, 6 tr in joined st, a Shell of 13 tr in front loop of center tr of each Shell around; end, 6 more tr in joined st, join in ch-4. Rnd 15-Ch 4, 7 tr in joined st, a Shell of 15 tr in front loop of center tr of each Shell around; end, 7 more tr in joined st, join in ch-4. Fasten off.

HAT-Crown-Ch 5, join to form ring, ch 3, work 17 dc in ring, join (in top of ch-3). Rnd 2-Ch 3 (= 1 dc), skip joined st, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st; rpt from STAR around, join (27 dc). Rnd 3-Ch 3, skip joined st, 1 dc in back loop of each dc around, join. Brim-Rnd l-Ch 1, slip st in back loop of each dc around (leaving front loops free), join, ch 4, [1 dc and ch 1] in front loop of each dc around, join in 3rd ch of ch-4. Rnd 2-Ch 4, skip joined st, 1 dc in next sp, ch 1, work [1 dc and ch 1] in each dc and in each sp around, join in 3rd ch of ch-4 (54 sps). Rnds 3 and 4-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 5-Ch 1, 1 sc in joined st, 1 sc in each sp and each dc around, join in first sc (108 sc). Rnd 6-Ch 1, 1 sc in joined st, * skip next 2 sc, Shell of 5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc; rpt from STAR around, end with Shell, join in first sc (18 Shells), fasten off.

PARASOL-Ch 5, join into ring, ch 3, 17 dc in ring, join in ch-3. Rnd 2-Ch 4, skip joined st, 1 dc in next dc, [ch 1 and 1 dc] in each remaining dc, ch 1, join (in 3rd ch of ch-4). Rnd 3-Ch 4, skip joined st, 1 dc in next sp, ch 1, * 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, 1 dc in next sp, ch 1; rpt from STAR around, join. Rnd 4-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. Rnd 5-Ch 1, slip st in first sp, ch 5, 1 dc in next sp, ch 2, [1 dc and ch 2] in each remaining sp, join in 3rd ch of ch-5. Rnd 6-Ch 1, 2 sc in each sp around, join in first sc (72 sc). Rnd 7-Ch 1, 1 sc in joined sc, * skip next sc, Shell of 5 dc in next sc, skip next sc, 1 sc in next sc; rpt from STAR around, end with Shell, join in first sc, fasten off. Stiffen with sugar water. Make Parasol handle with pipe cleaner. To dress Doll, see pattern book page. Tie narrow ribbon around waistline and tie a bow with streamers at left front. Tack a bouquet of small artificial flowers behind bow. Tie a narrow ribbon around Hat crown, tie a bow with streamers at back of Hat.


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