Monday, April 2, 2012

Frilly Edged 18" Ladybug Doll Dress

This was designed for my eldest daughter, pictured in the last picture. I didn't end up putting the ladybug applique on it, that is described at the end of this pattern. But you are more then welcome too. I would love to see anyone's finished products. You can post them here
ENJOY!
Materials: CA: Red Heart Super Saver Black ID #: 0312 1.5 oz.
CB: Red Heart Super Saver Cherry Red ID #: 0319
Size H/8 (5.0mm) Crochet Hook
Large Bunt Eye Needle

Abbreviations:
ch: chain
rep: repeat
dc: double crochet
sp: space
sk: skip
sl st: slip stitch

ch3 count as first dc. So sk the first st in row.

Instructions: 
CA ch32
Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 5chs, *(dc,ch1,dc) in next ch, dc in next 2 chs, (dc,ch1,dc) in next ch* dc in next 10 chs, rep from * to* once, dc in next 5chs. Turn
Row 2: ch3, dc in next 5 dcs, *(dc,ch1,dc) in ch1 sp, dc in next 4 dcs, (dc,ch1,dc) in next ch1 sp,* dc in next 12 dcs, rep from * to* once, dc in next 8 dcs. Turn
Row 3: ch3, dc in next 8 dcs, *(dc,ch1,dc) in ch1 sp, dc in next 6 dcs, (dc,ch1,dc) in next ch1 sp*, dc in next 14dcs, rep from * to * once, dc in next 6dcs. Turn
Row 4: ch3, dc in next 6 dcs, sk1,* (dc,ch1,dc) in next ch1 sp, dc in next 8 dcs, (dc,ch1,dc) in next ch1 sp* sk1, dc in next 14 dcs, rep from * to * once, sk 1 dc in next 9 dcs. Turn
Row 5: ch3, dc in next 9 dcs, *dc in ch 1 sp, ch 5, dc in next ch1 sp,* sk1, dc in next 14 dcs, sk1, rep from * to* once, dc in next 8 dcs. Turn.
Row 6: ch3, dc in next 8 dcs, 5dc in ch5 sp, dc in next 16 dcs, 5dc in ch5 sp, dc in next 10 dcs. Turn Row 7: ch3, dc2tog, dc in next 2 dcs, dc2tog, dc in next 32 dcs, dc2tog, dc in last dc, sl st to ch3 at beginning of row, forming a round
Rnd 1: ch3 dc in each dc. sl st to top of ch3
Cut yarn. Do Not Fasten Off
Join CB:
Rnd 2: ch3, dc in next dc, *3dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dcs* rep from * to *, sl st to top of ch3.
Rnd 3-13: ch3, dc in each dc, sl st to top of ch3
Rnd 14: ch2 (working in front loops through out this rnd) (2dc,hd) in first dc, * sc in next dc, (hd, 2dc, hd) in next dc* rep from * to * sl st to ch3. Fasten Off
Join CA in back loop of Rnd 14 to the left of the ch3.
Rnd 1: ch4(counts as 1st dc and ch1), sk1, *dc in next dc, ch1, sk1* rep from * to * sl st to ch3
Rnd 2: ch3, 4dc in 1st ch1 sp, *sc in next ch1 sp, 5dc in next ch1 sp* rep from * to * sl st to 3rd ch in ch4. Fasten Off.

 Ladybug Applique Base:
CA ch4
Rnd 1: 9dc in 4th ch from hook sl st to ch3(10dc)
Rnd 2: ch3, dc in same sp as ch3, 2dc in each dc, sl st to ch3 (20dc) Row 3: ch1, sc in next dc, 4dc in next dc, sc in next dc, sl st in next dc. (Head) Fasten Off
Wings: Make 2
CB ch4
 Row 1: 4dc in 4th ch from hook. Turn
Row 2: ch3, dc in same sp as ch3, *2dc in each dc* Fasten Off

Finishing: Weave in all ends, sew wings onto the Ladybug base. Sew Ladybug base to skirt.

1 comment:

  1. So cute on the doll and your daughter is adorable. You can see she has loved her dolly well.

    Susie

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