J. & P. COATS "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN," Art. A.64: 2 balls of No. 37 Dk. Lavender; and a few yards of No. 65 Beauty Pink.
Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
A doll 11 inches tall; chest 5 ½ inches.
SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Dk. Lavender, ch 55. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Sc in first sc, draw loop on hook out to measure ¼ inch, thread over and draw loop through, insert hook between single and double loops and draw a loop through, thread over and draw through 2 loops on hook (knot st made), make another knot st, * sc in same sc, make 2 knot sts, sc in next sc, make 2 knot sts. Repeat from * around. 2nd rnd: * Make 2 knot sts, sc under double loop of next knot st to the right of knot, sc under double loop of next knot st to the left of same knot. Repeat from * around. Repeat 2nd rnd until piece measures 7 ½ inches. Break off.
BODICE ... Attach Dk. Lavender to first ch on opposite side of starting chain. 1st row: Ch 3, * dec 1 dc—to dec 1 dc, work off 2 dc as 1 dc—dc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd and 3rd rows: Skip first dc, dc in each dc across and in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 4th and 5th rows: Skip first dc, dc in each dc across, increasing 1 dc on each side of front on each row—to inc 1 dc, make 2 dc in 1 dc. Ch 3, turn. 6th row: Repeat 2nd row. Break off.
SHOULDER STRAP ... Attach Dk. Lavender to front of Bodice and make a chain long enough to reach across shoulder, sl st in back of Bodice, turn and sc in each ch across, sl st in same place as thread was attached. Break off. Make other strap the same way.
HAT ... Same as Hat for Miss New Orleans using Dk. Lavender.
FLOWER ... With Beauty Pink, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 3, in same ch make dc, ch 3 and sc) twice; ch 3, dc in same ch, ch 3. Join to first sc. Break off.
Make desired number of Flowers. Sew a sequin to center of each flower and sew flowers in place on dress and hat. Sew 3 snap fasteners to back of Bodice. Sew narrow pink ribbon to hat for ties. Tie a piece of ribbon around waist into a bow.
PETTICOAT, PANTIES AND SLIPPERS ... See patternbook page.
Other great patterns from Dolls of the Americas, Coats & Clark Book 284:
Miss New Orleans
Miss Empire State
South of the Border
Miss West Indies
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