MATERIALS - D•M•C Pearl Cotton, Art. 116D, Size 8: 1 ball Yellow Ombre No. 90 or 108, D•M•C Six Strand Cotton: 1 skein Rose Ombre No. 48.
7 or 8-inch Doll.
Suitable small artificial flowers for hair.
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7.
GAUGE: 10 sts= 1 inch
5 dc rows=1 inch
* = STAR
PANTIES-With Yellow, ch 38, join (with slip st) into ring. Rnd 1-Ch 1, 1 sc in each ch around, join in first sc (38 sc). Rnd 2-Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around, join. Rnd 3-Ch 1, 1 sc in back loop of each sc around (thus leaving front loops free for Fringe), join in first sc. Rnd 4-Ch 3 (= 1 dc), skip joined sc, 1 dc in back loop of each remaining sc (leaving front loops free for Fringe), join in top ch of ch-3. Front of Panties-Ch 3, skip first st, work 1 dec. as follows: * yo, draw up a loop in next dc, yo, thru 2 loops on hook; rpt from STAR once, yo, thru all 3 loops on hook, 1 dc in each of next 13 dc, work 1 dec., 1 dc in next dc. Row 2-Ch 3, turn, skip first dc, work 1 dec., 1 dc in each of next 11 dc, work 1 dec., 1 dc in top ch of ch-3. Rpt row 2 five times each successive row having 2 dc less between dec. points. Fasten off. Work Back of Panties to correspond. Sew crotch seam.
FRINGE (to simulate grass Skirt)-Wind yellow on a 3-inch cardboard, cut at one end. Tie two 2 strand Fringes in each free loop of rnds 2 and 3. From wrong side, run a drawstring thru each of first 2 rnds of Panties. Steam lightly. Slip Panties on Doll, tighten drawstrings around waistline and securely tie a knot. Trim Fringe evenly.
HALTER-* With Yellow, make a loop on hook, ch 4, work 17 dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch-3, chain for 1 ¼ inches, fasten off; rpt from STAR once. Tack the 2 circles together at opposite dc from joining. Tie in place. With Yellow, chain for 2 inches, fasten off; slip chain around neck, tack ends to top of circles as shown.
LEI-Separate Rose Six Strand Cotton in half. Chain for 5 inches, slip st in 4th ch from hook, * ch 3, slip st in next ch; rpt from STAR across, work [ch 3 and 1 slip st] in each st on other side of foundation ch, fasten off. Sew the two ends of Lei together securely and slip around neck of Doll as shown.
Wristlets (Make 2)-Ch 15 and work as for Lei. Slip on wrists and sew ends together securely as shown.
Anklets-Work same as for Wristlets. Slip on ankles and sew securely.
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