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Dolls of the Americas
Book No. 284
J. & P. Coats ⋅ Clark's O.N.T.
The Spool Cotton Company
Original Copyright 1952

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Fourteen (14) crochet doll clothes patterns. Miss New Orleans, Prairie Rose, Gypsy Girl, Miss Rio, Miss Seventeen, Miss Showboat, Georgia Peach, Miss Empire State, Panama Hattie, South of the Border, Miss West Indies, Party Girl, Priscilla, Miss Williamsburg. 16 pages, 1952.

The Newest Collector’s Item in America is the Costume Doll—and here, to add to your array, are the Dolls of the Americas. From North, South, East and West, we give you the costumes of our continent, to crochet in J. & P. Coats and Clark's O.N.T. Threads. Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Bedspread Cotton may be used where J. & P. Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen" is recommended; also Clark's Big Ball Mercerized Crochet may be used in place of J. & P. Coats Big Ball Mercerized Crochet.

DIRECTIONS FOR PANTIES, PETTICOAT AND SLIPPERS

PANTIES ... Starting at waist make a chain long enough to reach around widest part of doll. Join, being careful not to twist. 1st to 4th rnds incl: Ch 3, dc in each st around. Join. For 11-inch dolls work 9 rnds (instead of 4 rnds). Ch 4 for crotch and sl st directly opposite. Break off. Draw cord through sts of 1st rnd.

SLIPPERS FOR 11-INCH DOLL ... Starting at center ch 10. 1st rnd: Dc in 4th ch from hook, make 2 dc in same ch, dc in next 5 ch, 6 dc in last ch (tie end); work along opposite side of starting chain to correspond, having 3 dc in same ch as first dc. Join with sl st to top of first dc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, sc in each dc around, increasing 3 sc evenly over toe end. Join. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, picking up the back loop only of each sc, dc in each sc around. Join. 4th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same sp as sl st, sc in next 10 dc, (work off 2 dc as 1 sc—1 dc decreased) 3 times; sc in next 10 dc. Join and break off. Trim as desired.

PETTICOAT ... Cut a strip of 6-inch crinoline hemline binding 18 inches long. Gather across one long side to fit around doll's waist. Sew back seam, leaving a 1-inch opening at top. Sew bias binding around top. Sew a hook and eye at back. Turn up hem to correspond with length of skirt.

Crochet Patterns

miss new orleans doll

Miss New Orleans

SKIRT ... Starting at narrow end with White, make a chain 7 inches long. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Drop White. Turn. 3rd row: Attach Spanish Red to first sc, sc in same sc and in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 4th row: Sc in each sc across. Drop Spanish Red, pick up White. Make 2 rows of White and 2 rows of Spanish Red alternately until piece measures 32 inches, ending with Spanish Red. Break off. (More)


prairie rose doll

Prairie Rose

DRESS—Peplum ... Starting at waist with Shaded Lt. Yellows, ch 45 to reach around doll's waist. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook, * dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: In first dc make 2 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr; * ch 4, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 4, skip 2 dc, in next dc make 3 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr (shell made). Repeat from * across, ending with a sl st in first shell. (More)


gypsy girl doll

Gypsy Girl

SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Spanish Red, ch 27 loosely to reach around doll's waist. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc in each ch across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first dc, dc in next dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc. Repeat from * across. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: Skip first dc, dc in next 2 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc. Repeat from * across. Sl st in top of turning chain at begin­ning of row. (More)


miss rio doll

Miss Rio

SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Chartreuse Green, make a chain 32 inches long (6 ch sts to 1 inch). 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first dc, dc in each dc across and in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: (Thread over hook, insert hook in first dc and draw through loop, pull loop out on hook to measure ¾ inch) 3 times; thread over and draw through all loops on hook (loose puff st made); * ch 1, skip 1 dc, make a loose puff st in next dc. (More)


miss seventeen doll

Miss Seventeen

DRESSSkirt ... Starting at waist, with White ch 39 to reach loosely around doll's waist. 1st row: 2 tr in 5th ch from hook, 3 tr in each ch across. Ch 4, turn. 2nd and 3rd rows: Skip first tr, tr in each tr across, tr in top of turning chain. Ch 4, turn. Break off at end of 3rd row. 4th row: Attach Blue to first tr, ch 3, dc in each tr across, dc in top of turning chain. Break off. 5th row: Attach White to first dc, ch 4, tr in same dc, 2 tr in each dc across, 2 tr in top of turning chain. Ch 4, turn. 6th, 7th and 8th rows: Repeat 2nd, 3rd and 4th rows. (More)


miss showboat doll

Miss Showboat

SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Flamingo and No. 10 hook, make a chain slightly longer than doll's waist measurement. 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. Drop Flamingo. Use Black Tatting double throughout. Attach Black to last dc made and work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Ch 3, dc in same dc, 2 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch-3 (back opening). (More)


georgia peach doll

Georgia Peach

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. (More)


miss empire state doll

Miss Empire State

UNDERSKIRT ... Starting at waist with Blue, ch 38 loosely to reach around doll's waist. Sl st in first ch. 1st rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 3, sc in next ch. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, dc in first sc. 2nd rnd: * Ch 3, in next loop make sc, ch 3 and sc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, dc in dc. 3rd rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd. 4th rnd: * (Ch 3, sc in next loop) 4 times; ch 3, in next loop make (sc, ch 3) twice (1 loop increased). Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, dc in dc. (More)


panama hattie doll

Panama Hattie

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. (More)


south of the border doll

South of the Border

SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Spanish Red, ch 29 loosely to reach around doll's waist. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 1, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sl st in first sp, ch 5, make 3 loose tr (to measure ¾ inch) in same sp, * ch 1, 4 loose tr in next sp. Repeat from * across. Ch 5, turn. (More)


miss west indies doll

Miss West Indies

SKIRT ... Starting at bottom with Spanish Red, make a chain 50 inches long. 1st row: Tr in 5th ch from hook and in next 2 ch (bl made), * ch 4, skip 4 ch, tr in next 4 ch (another bl made). Repeat from * across until there are 36 bls, ch 4. Break off. Cut off remaining chain, leaving 4 chains at end of row. 2nd row: At­tach White to starting chain at beginning of row, * ch 4, make tr in next 4 ch on foundation chain (this makes checkerboard design). Repeat from * across, ending with tr in last 4 ch. Break off. (More)


party girl doll

Party Girl

Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Working in back loop only, skip first sc, * tr in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 4th ch of ch-5 (back opening). 2nd rnd: Ch 4, working in both loops, * tr in next sp, 2 tr in next tr, tr in next sp, tr in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join to top of ch-4. 3rd rnd: Ch 5, working in back loop only, * skip next tr, tr in next tr, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-5. 4th and 5th rnds: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rnds. (More)


priscilla doll

Priscilla

BODICE ... Attach Blue to first ch on opposite side of starting chain. 1st row: Sc in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd to 6th rows incl: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 7th and 8th rows: Sc in each sc across, increasing 4 sc evenly across on each row—to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc (38 sc on last row). Ch 1, turn. 9th row: Sc in first 6 sc, ch 10, skip next 8 sc (armhole), sc in next 10 sc, ch 10, skip next 8 sc (armhole), sc in last 6 sc. Ch 1, turn. (More)


miss williamsburg doll

Miss Williamsburg

SKIRT ... Starting at waist with Robinette and No. 7 hook, make a chain 4 ½ inches long. 1st row: Tr in 5th ch from hook, 2 tr in each ch across. Ch 4, turn. Now work in rnds as follows: 1st rnd: Skip first tr, * 2 tr in next tr (1 tr increased), tr in next tr. Repeat from * across, ending with 2 tr in top of chain. Join with sl st to top of ch-4. 2nd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next tr, * 2 tr in next tr, tr in next 2 tr. Repeat from * around. Join. (More)