Hi, it's TheCraftingArtist with my first ever instructable! I thought about how much I loved the Disney princess characters when I was small so I decided to make a crochet doll of the video game princess Vanellope Von Schweetz. As a 12 year old this project was very fun and I thought other young crocheters might enjoy a project to do over the summer. I hope you like the pattern!
sl st= slip stitch st= stitch sc= single crochet inc= increase (two sc in one st) dec= decrease (decreasing the number of stitches) ch= chain dc= double crochet Magic Ring= (six sc in a ring) rd= round fl= front loop
Light green yarn
Red yarn- mine was metallic but it does not have to be
Dark brown yarn
Buttons- optional if you want to be able to change clothing
Blush (cheeks/ nose)
Embroidery thread- (dark brown, light green, black)
4.5 mm hook
12 mm safety eyes
Knowledge of stitches
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Step 1: The Head
Head - Peach Color
Rd1: magic ring - 6 Rd2: inc in each st - 12 Rd3: 1 sc 1 inc around - 18 Rd4: 2 sc 1 inc - 24 Rd5-9: sc around - 24 Add Eyes Rd10: 2 sc 1 dec - 18 Rd11: 1 sc 1 dec - 12 Rd12: dec around - 6 Rd13-14: sc around - 6 Rd15: 1 sc 1 inc around - 9 Rd16: 2 sc 1inc around - 12 Rd17: 2 sc 1 inc around - 16 Tie off add the nose (weave the yarn through the stitches) Add eyelashes (embroidery thread ) and eyebrows ( I used felt) and a bit of blush to the nose and cheeks.
Ears- Peach- make 2
Rd1: magic ring (however this time only 4 sc) - 4 Tie off and sew to face.
Step 2: the Legs and Arms
Legs- Make 2 - Peach Color
Rd1: magic ring - 6 Rd2-13: sc around - 6 (sew) Join together - 12 Rd14: 1 sc 1 inc - 18. Rd15-18: sc around - 18 Rd19: 2 sc 1 dec - 14 (sew) Join to the head. DON’T STUFF
Arms- Make 2- Peach Color
Rd1: magic ring - 6 Rd2-9: sc around - 6 Tie off and join to body. DON’T STUFF
Step 3: Sweater
Sweater- Light Green
Rd1: ch 20- 20 Rd2: start with the 2nd chain from the hook & sc across-19 Rd3-7: sc across - 19. Rd8: 1 sc, ch 5 ,skip two st, and sc in the next st, 8 sc, ch 5, skip two st, and sc in the next st, 4 sc -22. Rd9: sc across - 22.Tie off, sew a button to one of the sides (on the back). Tie pink yarn to the front of the sweater to make drawstrings. Sleeves - Make 2- Light Green
Rd1: ch 9 Rd2-5: sc across - 8 Rd6: dc across - 8 Tie off and join both ends together
Pocket- Light Green
Rd1: ch 5 Rd2-3: sc across - 4 Tie off and sew the bottom of the pocket to the bottom of the sweater. Then with your crochet hook weave the top part of the pocket to the sweater with pink yarn.
Hood- Light Green
Rd1: ch 14 Rd2-8: sc across Tie off and sew the TOP row together, then sew half the hood on one side of the sweater and a button on the other side, now you can pin the button to the other half of the hood.
Step 4: Skirt
Skirt - Dark Brown
Rd1: ch 20 Rd2-3: dc across Join both ends together and tie off.
Rd1: ch 30. Rd2-3: dc across
Join both ends together, then sew together both pieces with the 1st layer sticking out a bit. Sew the skirt to the inside of the sweater.
Step 5: Hair
Hair Cap - Black
Rd1: magic circle - 6 Rd2: inc in each st - 12 Rd3: 1 sc 1 inc around - 18 Rd4: 2 sc 1 inc around - 24 Rd5-8: sc around - 24 Sew to head. For the Hair I took a few strands of black yarn bent them in half and slip knotted them into the hair cap.
Twizzler Hair Piece- Red
Rd1: magic circle - 6 Rd2-16: sc around Tie off and tie around hair.
Bangs- Black- make 2
Rd1: ch 7 Rd2: sc across Tie off and sew onto either side of the head in front of the ears.
Heart- Pink Two magic rings ( 4 sc) sewn together
Gummy Bear- Purple Felt I cut out the shape of a gummy bear with purple felt.
Mint- Red and White I used a magic ring (white) and weaved a piece of red yarn from the center out.
Sew all the candies to the hair cap
Step 6: Shoes and Socks
Rd1: magic ring - 6 Rd2: inc in each st - 12 Rd3: sc in fl only - 12 Rd4: 1 sc dec, 1 sc dec, sc for the remaining amount- 10 Rd5: dec 2 sc around - 7. Rd6: sl st to light green and sc around - 7 Rd7: sc around - 7 Rd8: sl st to white and sc around - 7 Rd9: sl st to red and sc around - 7 Rd10: sl st to white and sc around - 7 Rd11: sl st to light green and sc around - 7 Rd12: sc around - 7 Tie Off
Rd1: magic ring Rd2: inc in each st - 12 Rd3: sc in fl only - 12 Rd4: 1 sc dec, 1 sc dec, sc for the remaining amount - 10 Rd5: dec 2 sc around - 7 Rd6: sl st to light green sc around - 7 Rd7: sl st to white sc around - 7 Rd8: sl st to white sc around - 7 Rd9: sc around Rd10: sl st to light green sc around - 7 Rd11: sc around - 7 Tie Off
Step 7: Assembly
This is just to show how to do the buttons if you are having any trouble.
This is an entry in the
DIY Summer Camp Contest