AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"AUNT LYDIA'S" HEAVY RUG YARN
1-70 yd. skein each Natural, Yellow and Peach
Scraps of Black and Red felt
Plastic Crochet Hook Size J
DOLL: Remove wrapper from Natural, do not unfold. Tie skein at one end for top of head, then tie again about 3½ inches below for neck. Tie again 4 inches from last tie. Cut remainder of skein 3/8 inch below last tie.
ARMS: Take ½ of the remaining yarn. Open lengths and tie 45 strands tog at one end about ½ inch down. Divide in thirds and braid, tie other end. Place arms in position in body section. Fill head and arms with remainder of yarn.
HAT: With Yellow ch 5, sl st in 5th st from hook to form picot, repeat from beg 5 times, join. 2nd ROUND: Ch 1, holding picots to back work 2 s c between each picot, join. 3rd ROUND: Ch 1, working in back loops s c in 1st s c, * ch 5, sl st in 5th st from hook to form picot, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join. 4th and 5th ROUNDS: Ch 1, holding picots to back, s c in s c, repeat from beg all around, join, cut yarn at end of 5th round.
DRESS: With Yellow ch 18, s c in 2nd st from hook, * 1 d c in next ch, s c in next ch, repeat from * across ch, turn. 2nd ROW: Work 1 s c in each d c and 1 d c in each s c, turn. NEXT ROW: Work across 5 sts, sl st in next st, cut yarn, skip 5 sts, attach yarn in next st, work across remaining 5 sts, cut yarn. Work a 2nd section to correspond, but do not cut yarn.
START SKIRT: Ch 1, working across short side work 4 s c to corner, ch 2 for underarm, work 4 s c across other side, ch 2, work 4 s c on 1st strip taking care to have shaped sections match, ch 2, work 4 s c on opposite end of same section, ch 2, join. 2nd ROUND: Working in back loops only, ch 1, 2 s c in each s c and in each st of ch, do not join. 3rd ROUND: Continue in back loops, * 1 s c in next st, 1 d c in next st, repeat from * all around, s c in same space with last d c. 4th ROUND: Work in pattern working 1 s c in each d c and 1 d c in each s c. 5th ROUND: Same as last round inc 1 pattern in every other d c (to inc: work 1 sc, 1 dc, 1 sc in d c), cut Yellow. 6th ROUND: With Peach work in pattern. NEXT 5 ROUNDS: Work in pattern. NEXT 2 ROUNDS: Always hold Peach loop on hook, insert hook in next st, pick up Yellow, pull through st, ch 1, pulling loop up to a 1 inch length, * pick up Peach and work 1 s c in Yellow loop, insert hook in next st, pick up Yellow, ch 1 and draw loop up to 1 inch length, repeat from * all around, join. Repeat last 2 rounds twice, cut yarn.
FINISHING: Place dress on doll. Take 2 strands Peach, lace through front bodice as illustrated and tie in bow. Lace through back bodice to correspond. Sew bodice side seams. Sew hat in place. Cut features from felt and glue or sew in place.
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