Georgia Peach

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MATERIALS:
J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.64: 2 balls of No. 123 Salmon Pink.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.

A doll 8 inches tall, chest 4 ½ inches.

SKIRT ... Starting at waist, make a chain 5 ½ inches long. 1st row: Dc in 5th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next ch. Repeat from * across until 19 sps in all have been made. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in first dc, * ch 5, sc in next sp. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of turning chain. Ch 5, turn. 3rd row: Sc in first loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * across. Turn.

Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Ch 5, 3 d tr in first loop and in each loop around. Join with sl st to top of ch-5. 2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, skip next d tr, sc in next d tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in first sc. 3rd and 4th rnds: * Ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in dc. 5th to 16th rnds incl: Repeat 1st to 4th rnds incl 3 more times. Break off at end of last rnd.

BODICE ... Attach thread to op­posite side of starting chain on Skirt. 1st row: Ch 3, 2 dc in each sp across. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: Skip first 2 dc, * dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, dc in top of ch-3. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: 2 dc in each sp across. Break off.

SLEEVE ... Attach thread to 6th dc, ch 10, skip next 8 dc, sl st in next dc. Turn. Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: 2 sc in first ch, 2 half dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, 2 tr in next ch, 2 d tr in each of next 2 ch, 2 tr in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, 2 half dc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch, sc in each st at underarm. Join to first sc. 2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, skip next st, sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join. 3rd and 4th rnds: Sl st to center of next loop, sc in same loop, * ch 3, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: Sc in each loop around. Join. 6th rnd: Ch 3, dc in each sc around. Join and break off. Leaving 9 dc free at front of bodice attach thread to next dc, ch 10, skip next 8 dc, sl st in next dc and complete second sleeve to correspond. Attach thread to neck opening, sc closely around opening. Break off.

HAT ... 1st rnd: Ch 4, 13 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join. 2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 3rd and 4th rnds: * Sc in next loop, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join. 5th rnd: 2 sc in each loop around. Join. 6th and 7th rnds: Sc in each sc around. Join. 8th, 9th and 10th rnds: Repeat 2nd, 3rd and 4th rnds. 11th rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 3, 2 dc in same loop, 3 dc in each loop around. Join. 12th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, skip next dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

Sew 2 snap fasteners to back of bodice. Cut a piece of narrow velvet ribbon 24 inches long for sash. Tie around waist in a bow. Place a piece of ribbon around crown of hat and tie in a bow at back.

PETTICOAT AND PANTIES ... See patternbook page.

 

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