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CROCHET BARBIE

The pattern includes the crochet doll and her outfit.


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PATTERN BY TRISHAGURUMI CROCHET BARBIE
FOR THE DOLL INFO-BOX 2: How to make a bobble stitch2
How to read the instructions:
ch 2, YO, insert hook into next st, YO and pull through the st
To facilitate the reading, I abbreviate working several consecutive
What do you need: (you have 3 lps on the hook now), YO again and pull through
stitches as the number to be crocheted:
 lace yarn (at a recommended hook size of 1.25-1.5 mm) 2 of your loops on the hook [you’ve got 2 loops on the hook
e.g. “5 sc, inc (7)” means that you work a sc in each of the next 5
for the body now; if you would pull through all 3 lps instead, you would get
sts and 2 sc in the 6th stitch, getting a round of 7 sts.
 use a hook of size 1.00 mm for the body a half double crochet].
“4 sc, dec (5)” means, likewise, working a sc in each of the next 4
 a preferred yarn for the hair (I used a red lace yarn, the
sts and, then, crocheting the 5th & 6th st in a sc together, reducing
same type as I used for the body)
the round from 6 to 5 sts.
 some wadding
 an up to 1.0 mm wire for the legs and arms
For the inc and dec sts, I shorten several consecutive increases/
 thin scissors that are also used to assist in stuffing the
decreases in terms of y-times (stated as x, i.e. yx inc or yx dec) Repeat the process on the same st:
narrow areas of the doll
“2x inc” means that you increase the next 2 sts, thus, working 2 YO, insert hook into same st, YO and pull through the st, YO
sc in each of the next 2 sc (4 sc in total); rd-inc by 2 sts. again and pull through 2 loops on the hook [you’ve got 3 loops
Skill level: intermediate
“3x dec” means that you sc each of the next 3 2-sts together, thus, on the hook now].
sc the 1st & 2nd sc together, the 3rd & 4th, and the 5th & 6th. The
Finished Size of the doll: appr. 14 cm
next rd is 3 sts lower.
Abbreviations:
rd = round / sc = single crochet / inc = increase / dec = decrease / INFO-BOX 1: How to decrease stitches invisibly
st, sts = stitch, stitches / sl st = slip stitch / ch = chain If you want to decrease sts without creating a noticeable Repeat the process on the same st a last time and close the
decrease pattern or gaps, the invisible decrease (dec) is the bobble at the end by pulling through all remaining lps:
perfect way to go: insert hook in each of the front loops of the
YO, insert hook into same st, YO and pull through the st, YO
You crochet down-to-up, starting with the legs, and work in st that you want to sc together (1). You now have three loops
again and pull through 2 loops on your hook [you’ve got 4 lps
continuous rounds of single crochets, leaving an outline for the on your hook. YO and pull through the first two loops on your
on the hook now]. At last, YO again and pull through all loops
arms that are crocheted with a new yarn. hook (2). YO again and pull through the two loops remaining
on your hook.
on your hook (4). You have now invisibly decreased one st.1

Depending on how thick you want the bobble to be, you


repeat the process more often (we, in comparison, work 3-
times on the same st).

© 2017 Trishagurumi
All rights reserved.
You may not sell, redistribute or publish this pattern. Final products made
with this pattern can be sold if Trishagurumi is credited as the designer.

1 retrieved from http://www.amigurumipatterns.net (September 2017) 2 retrieved from http://www.lookatwhatimade.net (September 2017)
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PATTERN BY TRISHAGURUMI CROCHET BARBIE BARBIE
CROCHET 2
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DOLL
RIGHT LEG (from the doll’s perspective)
Chain 2 Place a marker and count anew. Insert a 1.0 mm wire and stuff the legs and hips. The wire is about
1. Rd: 6sc in 2nd st from hook 15 cm length in total that you bend to get two parts of the same
2. Rd: 5 sc, inc (7) BUTTOCKS (continue with the round) size. Insert each part into a leg so that the bended part lies in
3. Rd: 4 sc, 3x inc (10) For orientation, I underline the area that is worked for the
4. Rd: 4 sc, 3x dec (7) between the legs. Stuff the legs with the help of a thin scissor as
buttocks.
5.-7. Rd: 1 sc each st around (7) far as you can. The feet and lower legs are considerably thin and
8. Rd: 6 sc, inc (8) 30. Rd: 7 sc, 5x inc, 2 sc, 3sc along ch sts, 2 sc, 5x inc, 7 sc, 3 sc the 1.0 mm wire is a sufficient stuffing for those parts; thus, insert
9. Rd: 7 sc, inc (9) along ch sts (44) the wadding to the upper leg only. Properly fill the butt and the
10. Rd: 8 sc, inc (10) 31. Rd: 10 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 1 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 1 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, hips and bend the feet.
11. Rd: 9 sc, inc (11) 13 sc (46)
12. Rd: 10 sc, inc (12) 32. Rd: 11 sc, inc, 6 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 6 sc, inc, 14 sc (46)
13.+14. Rd: 1 sc each st around (12) 33. Rd: 15 sc, inc, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc, inc, 16 sc (46)
15. Rd: 9 sc, dec, 1 (11) 34. Rd: 20 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec, 20 (44)
16. Rd: 1 sc each st around (11)
17. Rd: 4 sc, dec, 4 sc, inc (11)
18. Rd: 4 sc, dec, 4 sc, inc (11)
19. Rd: 10 sc, inc (12)
20. Rd: 10 sc, inc, 1 sc (13)
21. Rd: 11 sc, inc, 1 sc (14)
22. Rd: 10 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc (16)
23.-26. Rd: 1 sc each st around (16)
27. Rd: 14 sc, dec (15)
28. Rd: 1 sc each st around (15)
29. Rd: 1 sc each of the next 5 sts, sl st the 5th st and stop (do
not finish the rd)

35. Rd: 18 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 18 sc (42) 45. Rd: 8 sc, dec, 14 sc, dec, 6 sc (30)
LEFT LEG
36. Rd: 17 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 17 sc (40) 46. Rd: 9 sc, inc, 6 sc, dec, 6 sc, inc, 5 sc (31)
Work as above until the 29th rd. In the 29th round work 11 sc
37. Rd: 16 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 16 sc (38) 47. Rd: 1 sc each st around (31)
instead of 5 sc like in the right leg, then ch 3 and sc through the
38. Rd: 15 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 15 sc (36) 48. Rd: 9 sc, inc, 14, 4x inc, 3 (36)
6th sc from the last round of the 1st leg (the first of the left-out sts
39. Rd: 9 sc, dec, 14 sc, dec, 9 sc (34)
from the 29th rd) to connect both legs by ch sts. 49. Rd: 5 sc, 4x inc, 19 sc, 4x inc, 1 sc, dec, 1 sc (43)
40.-42. Rd: 1 sc each st around (34)
50. Rd: 5 sc, dec, 1 sc, 4x inc, 29 sc, dec (45)
43. Rd: 9 sc, dec, 14 sc, dec, 6 sc (32)
44. Rd: 1 sc each st around (32) 51. Rd: (2, dec) x2, 24 sc, ch 5 and sc in 3rd next st, dec, 6 sc, dec
(42)
52. Rd: (2, dec) x2, 4 sc, dec, ch 5 and sc in 3rd next st, 13 sc, 5 sc
along ch sts, 4 sc, dec, 2 sc (39)
53. Rd: 9 sc, dec, 5 sc along ch sts, 18 sc, dec, 5 sc (37)
54. Rd: 2 sc, dec, 5 sc, dec, 21 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec, 1 sc (33)

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55. Rd: 5 sc, dec, 1 sc, dec, (2, dec) x6, 1 sc (25) Insert a wire that connects both arms. Stuff the upper body, HEAD (continue with the round)
56. Rd: (2, dec) x6, 3 sc (19) particularly the breasts. The arms are only stuffed with the wire. 63. Rd: inc every st (14)
64. Rd: inc every st (28)
Work the ARMS now before continuing with the rest of the body. 65. Rd: inc every 4th st (35)
Thereby, take a new yarn, make a knot at the end of the yarn and From here, you can further stuff the upper body with the support
insert the hook in one of the left-out sts (arm-outline) of the 51st of a thin scissor through the throat to achieve a firm shape
Rd. Yarn over and directly continue sc the next sts as follows: 66. Rd: inc every 7th st (40)
67. -77. Rd: 1 sc each st around (40)
LEFT ARM: 1.-23. Rd: 1 sc each st around (7); include the transition 78. Rd: 4 sc, 2x dec, 5 sc, 2x dec, 1 sc in the remaining sts (36)
st that connects the [5] ch sts from the arm-outline with 79. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (36)
the 54th Rd 80. Rd: dec every 6th st (5x), 1 sc rest (31)
24. Rd: 1sc, bobble st in next st (3x in same st; see 81. Rd: dec every 3rd st (7x), 3 sc rest (24)
description in the introduction part), 5 sc 82. Rd: dec every 2nd st (8x) (16)
Fold both sides together and sc them together Stuff the head.
(stitching 2 sc pairs together); weave in the yarn end. 83. Rd: dec every st and close the head

RIGHT ARM: 1.-23. Rd: 1 sc each st around (7); include the EARS (2x)
transition st that connects the [5] ch sts from the arm- Take a new yarn and work 5 sc in a magic ring. Repeat for the
outline with the 55th Rd other ear.
24. Rd: 5 sc, BS, 1 sc
Fold both sides together and sc them together Sew the ears to the face in a total length of 4 rows between the
(stitching 2 sc pairs together); weave in the yarn end. 12th+13th row from above and 9th +10th row from above,
approximately 19 sts apart; the ears are approximately in the
vertical line to the arms.

57. Rd: dec every 3rd st, 1 sc rest (16)


58. Rd: dec every st (8x) (8)
59. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (8)
60. Rd: dec, 6 sc (7)

THROAT (continue with the round)


61.+62. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (7)

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PATTERN BY TRISHAGURUMI CROCHET BARBIE
NOSE EYES HAIR
Take a new yarn and thread it between the 10th st in the round The eyes consist of 2 simple stitches The hair is worked in strands of lace yarn (I chose pink for the
of the ear-ends to a round below (the nose is about 3 rows’ with a ply yarn (strong thread). Take colour). Each stitch is being filled up to the middle of the back of
length) two strands of black yarn and, the head.
together, thread them in the 1st row
above the nose-begin and about 1 st For each hair strand, insert the hook through two stitches of
aside. Work diagonally (form a right vertical rows, take one piece of yarn with the hook and pull it back
triangle per eye), covering 2 rows. through the two sts. Now, you’ve got a loop on one side and two
yarn ends on the other side. With the hook or your fingers pull
The eyes are, at the bottom, 2 or 3 [empty] sts apart.
both yarn ends through the loop to create a knot. Stretch the yarn
Alternatively, use safety eyes of about 3 mm. ends to close the knot firmly. Continue those steps for each hair
strand until you’ve covered the top of the head and got your
BELLY BUTTON desired hair density.
MOUTH
With a new skin-coloured yarn work a belly button by stitching on
The lips are made using two strands of pink-orange or red
the 9th row from the bottom. Stitch twice firmly from between the
coloured ply yarn similar to the eyes. The upper lip’s length is 6
butt cheeks to the belly button and back to add on shape!
sts, the lower lip lies on 3 sts, and the lips go altogether through
3 rows.

Start at the top of the head and


thread in the 1st row below nose-end
about 3 sts aside. Stitch in the 5th st
to the right and continue going from
the inside to the lower lips. Stitch
them in between 1 st and then work
the sides.

Pull the thread ends tightly in order to shape the head on the lips
and knot the ends together.

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FOR THE OUTFIT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE OUTFIT

What do you need: SHORTS


 lace yarn (at a recommended hook size of 1.25-1.5 mm) The shorts are worked with a blue-coloured yarn at a Weave in the yarn end, put the trousers onto the doll and use the
in blue (for the shorts), light-violet (for the top), and recommended hook size of 1.2-1.5 mm (the same yarn size you beginning yarn end to sew the top of the trousers on the doll
beige (for the shorts-details) used for the body of the doll). At each round end, ch 1 and turn together. Thereby, the sides to be closed have to be in the front.
 use a hook of size 1.00 mm your work, unless it states that you continue crocheting in
continuous rounds.

Skill level: intermediate ch 37


1. Rd: 1 sc in each ch st around (36) [ch 1 + turn]
The outfit consists of … 2. Rd: 18 sc, inc, 17 sc (37)
 jeans-shorts 3. Rd: 11 sc, inc, 13 sc, inc, 11 sc (39)
 a crop top 4. Rd: 11 sc, inc, 15 sc, inc, 11 sc (41)
5. Rd: 12 sc, inc, 15 sc, inc, 12 sc (43)
Abbreviations: 6. Rd: 12 sc, inc, 17 sc, inc, 12 sc (45)
rd = round / sc = single crochet / dc = double crochet / inc = 7. Rd: 12 sc, inc, 19 sc, inc, 12 sc (47)
increase / dec = decrease / st, sts = stitch, stitches / sl st = slip 8.+ 9. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (47)
stitch / ch = chain Connect both sides of the last round with a sl st and continue
working in continuous rounds:
How to read the instructions: 10. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (47)
See description for the doll 11. Rd: count 24 sc and work a sc into the 24th sc to create two
equally sized outlines for the legs.
Continue working on the left leg [from the view of the doll]
12. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (24)
Weave in the yarn end and continue with a new yarn on the right
leg:
12. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (24) CROP TOP
For the top, use another colour of the same yarn type. At each
round end, ch 1 and turn your work.

ch 25
1. Rd: inc every 2nd st (36)
2. Rd: inc every 6th st (42)
3. Rd: inc every 7th st (48)
4. Rd: inc every 8th st (54)
© 2017 Trishagurumi
5. +6. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (54)
All rights reserved. 7. Rd: 7 sc, count 11 and sc in the 11th st (left arm-outline), 19 sc,
You may not sell, redistribute or publish this pattern. Final products count another 11 sc and sc in the 11th st (right arm-outline)
made with this pattern can be sold if Trishagurumi is credited as the 8. -11. Rd: 1 sc in each st around (35)
designer.
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TRISHAGURUMI CROCHET BARBIE
DETAILS ON THE SHORTS
Take a white or beige yarn of the same size like before and sew
Put your work on the doll so that the backside is open and sew
the outlines typical for jeans on the trousers: starting from the
both sides of the work on the back together.
side-lines to double-lines on the back of the shorts, to side-
pockets and the pockets at the back.

The output can look something like this:

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