made by ErikaDu

What you will need

  • I used sport yarn in cream (skin color), pink (dress and sew on the nose to the hat), gray (hat and shoes)
  • One 5 mm pink buttons (dress)
  • Hook size 2.5 mm (used for the doll and clothes)
  • Fiberfill
  • 2 black safety eyes 9 mm diameter (two for each doll)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Scissors
  • Pins

Abbreviations 

  • st – stitch
  • sl – slip stitch
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • tr – treble crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • Inc – increase
  • dec – decrease
  • BLO – back loops only

Arms

We will use skin color yarn and a 2.5mm crochet hook.

Round 1. sc 6 in magic ring (6)

Rounds 2-12.  One sc in each stitch (6). At the end of row 12 sc the sides together with 3 sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing to the body.

Legs                                                                                                  

We’ll use skin color. It is crocheted in spiral.

Round 1. sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Rounds 2-17.  One sc in each stitch (8) Stuff the legs.

When you finish the first leg, fasten off and weave in the end. When you finish the second leg, do not fasten off. Continue with the body.

Body     

We’ll use only skin color and a 2.5mm crochet hook. It is crochet in spiral. Continue from the second leg. Stuff the body while advancing.

Chain 4, join to the first leg at the first sc of round 17, this stitch will be the first stitch of round 1 of the body.

Round 1. Sc 8 in the stitches of the first leg, sc 4 in the chain 4 we made earlier, sc 8 in the stitches of the second leg, sc 4 in the loops on the other side of the chain 4 (24)

Rounds 2 -4. sc around in each stitch (24). At the end of round 4 for Mini Randy change to skin color yarn.

Rounds 5-6. sc around in each stitch (24)

Round 7. (sc 3, dec, sc 3) x3 (21)

Round 8. Sc around in each stitch (21)

Round 9. (sc 5, dec) x3 (18)

Rounds 10-11. sc around in each stitch (18)

Round 12. (sc 2, dec, sc 2) x3 (15)

Round 13. Sc around in each stitch (15)

Round 14. (sc 3, dec) x3 (12)

Round 15. (sc 2, dec) x3 (9)

Rounds 16-17. Sc in each stitch (9) Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing to the head.

Head  

For the head we use skin color and 2.5 mm crochet hook. It is crocheted in spiral.  The head is worked from the base upward and the wire will be inserted through the magic ring.

Round 1. sc 8 in magic ring (8)

Round 2. inc 8 (16)

Round 3. (sc 1, inc) x8 (24)

Round 4. (sc 2, inc) x8 (32)

Round 5. (sc 3, inc) x8 (40)

Round 6. (sc 4, inc) x8 (48)

Rounds 7-13. sc 48 (48)

Round 14.  (sc 6, dec) x6 (42)

Round 15. (sc 5, dec) x6 (36)

Round 16. (sc 4, dec) x6 (30)

Insert eyes between rounds 10-11 9 stitches apart. Stuff firmly and continue stuffing as you go. Starting in round 17 we will work only in the back loops only.

Round 17.  BLO (sc 3, dec) x6 (24)

Round 18.  BLO (sc 2, dec) x6 (18)

Round 19.  BLO (sc 1, dec) x6 (12)

Round 20.  BLO dec 6 (6) Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Attaching the hair 

Cut out brown yarns to the length you want your hair to be or even longer, so that you can arrange it after the hair is done. We will attach the hair to both of the dolls as visible in the pictures below, in the front loops of rounds 17-20 of the head.

After attaching all off the hair, we can trim the hair as we wish. For Mini Skittle with bangs and for Mini Randy I recommend trimming the hair only after the hat is done.

Dress

The dress is made with pink yarn and a 2.5 mm hook. Crochet in rows until row 7 (included) and in circles from row 8 on wards.  While you crochet in rows at the end of each row chain one and turn unless it is specified otherwise.

Row 1. ch 25

Row 2. Starting the second chain from the hook (sc, inc, sc) x8 (32). Ch 5 before turning (button loop)

Row 3.  sc 5, ch 3, skip 6, sc 10, ch 3, skip 6, sc 5 (26) +ch 5 (button loop). After making the button loop, make sure your button fits the loop.

Rows 4-6. sc 26 (26)

Row 7. Inc 26 (52) unite the two ends with a sl st and from here on we’ll crochet in circle.

Round 8. Inc 52 (104)

Rounds 9-115. sc (104). Finish off and weave in the ends.

Shoes 

For the shoes we use gray yarn and a 2.5 mm crochet hook. Chain 5. starting second chain from the hook.

Round 1. sc 3, 3 sc in the last chain, now continue on the other side of the chain, with sc 2, 2 sc in the last chain (10).

Round 2. inc, sc 2, inc 3, sc 2, inc 2 (16)

Round 3. BLO sc 16 (16)

Round 4. sc 4, dec 4, sc 4 (12)

Rounds 5-5. sc in each stitch (12).

Hat 

For the hat we use gray yarn and a 2.5 crochet hook. At the end of each row sl st in the first st, and the beginning of each round ch 1.

Round 1. Sc 6 in magic ring (6)

Round 2. Inc 6 (12)

Round 3. (sc, inc) x6 (18)

Round 4. (sc, inc, sc) x6 (24)

Round 5. (sc 3, inc) x6 (30)

Round 6. (sc 2, inc, sc 2) x6 (36)

Round 7. (sc 5, inc) x6 (42)

Round 8. (sc 3, inc, sc 3) x6 (48)

Round 9. (sc 7, inc) x 6 (54)

Round 10. (sc 4, inc, sc 4) x6 (60)

Rounds 11-18. Sc around (60)

Ears

With gray yarn and a 2.5mm crochet hook. Make 2.

Round 1. Sc 6 in magic ring (2)

Round 2. (sc, inc) x3 (9)

Round 3.  Sc around (9)

Round 4. (sc, inc, sc) x3 (12)

Round 5. Sc around (12)

Round 6. (sc 3, inc) x3 (15)

Round 7. Sc around (15)

Assembly      

We sew the button to the dress. We sew the ears to the hat on the sides. Add some small safety eyes and after securing them melt the ending that is sticking out. Sew the nose on with pink yarn and the mustache with black yarn or tapestry yarn.

You have Sue ready!

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