Jiffy Ann Doll Pattern #X-127

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Doll measures 28 inches tall.

MATERIALS:

CLARK'S O.N.T. COTTON RUG YARN, 4 balls of main color for Body (Yel­low, Cream or Ecru) ; 1 ball of Brown for Hair.

Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Six Strand Embroidery Floss, 1 skein each of Red, Blue and Brown.

Clark's O.N.T. Rug and Afghan Hook, size G.

Steel crochet hook No. 7.

½ yard printed cotton percale, 36 inches wide.

1 yard narrow ribbon.

Cotton batting.

GAUGE: 3 sts make 1 inch; 3 rnds make 1 inch.

HEAD ... Starting at top with main color and G hook, ch 22. 1st rnd: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Then working along opposite side of foundation chain, make sc in each ch across (42 sts around). Do not join rnds but work sc in each st around until piece measures 7 inches. Fasten off.

BODY ... Starting at bottom with main color, ch 29. Work as for Head (56 sts around) until piece measures 11 inches. Fasten off.

ARM (Make 2) ... Starting at top with main color, ch 9 and work as for Head (16 sts around) until piece meas­ures 9 inches. Fasten off.

LEG (Make 2) ... Work as for Arms for 10 inches. Fasten off. Stuff Head and Body with cotton batting. Run a draw string around opening and draw in slightly for neck. Sew Head to open end of Body, having Body extend beyond Head on both sides for shoulders. Stuff Arms and Legs and sew in place on Body.

EYE (Make 2) ... With Blue Six Strand and No. 7 hook, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rnds. 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (14 sts). 3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around (21 sts). Fasten off.

LOWER LIP ... With Red ch 8; sc in 2nd ch from hook, h dc in next, dc in next, tr in next, dc in next, h dc in next, sc in next. Fasten off.

UPPER LIP ... Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, h dc in next, dc in next, (tr in next) twice; dc in next, h dc in next, sc in next. Fasten off.

BANGS ... Wind Brown Rug Yarn flatly over width of a piece of paper 1 inch wide and 6 inches long. Machine stitch 2 or 3 times along one edge. Tear out paper. Then cut one thickness of Rug Yarn close to stitching thus making Bangs 2 inches long. Sew in place across top of Head.

HAIR ... Cut remainder of Brown Rug Yarn into 1-yard lengths. Lay them side by side to cover a 6 x 36-inch area. Machine stitch them together down mid­dle (stitching should measure 6 inches), having 18-inch strands on each side of stitching. Place Hair on Head, one end of machine stitching in center of Bangs, remainder of stitching down back of Head. Sew securely to Head. Drape Hair over back of Head and across top of Bangs. Fasten strands close to Head at ends of Bangs. Make 2 braids and tie ends with ribbon. Tack braids in place. Sew Eyes and Mouth in place. Make eye­lashes with Brown.

DRESS ... Fold material in half mak­ing a double piece 18 x 18 inches. Make a slit along center 12 inches of fold. Turn under fabric around slit and sew in place, being sure a draw string can be run through (this is neck opening). Measuring 4½ inches down from fold, make a 7-inch slit parallel with fold through both thicknesses. Make a similar slit on other side. Sew top edges of this slit together for 3½ inches (sleeves). Make hem on sleeves wide enough for draw string. Sew side seams of skirt; then shirr upper edge of skirt in to fit body of dress and sew in place. Make a 2-inch hem at bottom of skirt. Use main color Rug Yarn for draw strings at neck and sleeves. Braid remainder of main color Rug Yarn for sash.


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