I created this take along dollhouse using worsted weight yarn and size F crochet hook (except for people who are made with baby yarn and size 4 hook)
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Step 1: Make Wall
74 double crochet x 12 rows (slip stitch for windows on one row and chain across opening for next row)
Step 2: Mark Placement for Floor
Count over 18 stitches from each end and place pin.
Step 3: Make Floor
Attach yarn and crochet in front loop only.
Step 4: Front Flap
36 stiches x 10 rows for the floor + 36 stitches x 12 rows for the front. (I did them attached by using only the front loop when transitioning, but you could do them separate and sew them together)
Step 5: Make the Ceiling
36 stitches x 10 rows sewn to the top edge.
Step 6: Make Middle Floor
36 stitches x 10 rows sewn at middle of wall (6 rows)
Step 7: Make Center Walls
11 stitches x 8 rows sewn in middle of middle floor
Step 8: Sew Walls to Floor and Ceiling
Step 9: Sew Side Walls
Step 10: Make Roof Peaks
17 stitches x 7 rows with decrease on both sides of each row.
Step 11: Make Roof
36 stitches x 14 rows
Step 12: Sew Roof
Step 13: Make Handle
I made my handle to look like a vine growing on the house
Step 14: My House Was Sagging
The weight of the house was making it sag
Step 15: Fix Sag!
I got brown pipe cleaners, folded them in half and twisted them
Step 16: Sew on Pipe Cleaners
I added the pipe cleaners to the 4 corners of the house + the fronts of the interior walls
Step 17: Sag Fixed!
Step 18: Make Furnishings
Step 19: Attic
When I sewed on the roof, I left an opening in the front to create an attic to store objects.
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