©Home made hats by Cheryl 3.2016
Here is a FREE pattern for you to make for an 18" doll. I have a couple granddaughters and I designed this for their dolls.
D/3.25 mm Hook
F/3.75 mm Hook
Sport Weight Yarn ~ I used I love this yarn in Sweet Mocha
Tapestry needle for seaming
Stitches and Abbreviations Used:
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
ss - slip stitch
Shell - to make, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in space or stitch indicated
Picot - to make, sc in indicated st or ch space, ch 3, ss in 2nd ch from hook.
Gauge: with F hook
5 shell rows x 22 stitches (this includes chains) = 2”
To begin: with D hook ch 70
Row 1 - sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across; turn, ch 1 (68 sc)
Row 2 - sc in each st across; turn ch 1 (68 sc)
Row 3 - button hole row - sc 2, ch 2, skip 2, sc across; turn, ch 1 (66 sc, 2 ch)
Row 4 - sc 2, sc 2 in ch space, sc across, turn ch 1
Row 5 - sc in each st across, turn, ch 4 (counts as dc ch 1 on following row)
Row 6 - Change to F hook; dc in first sc, *skip 2 st, shell in next st, repeat from * 17 more times, ending with skip 2, dc, ch 1, dc (you will be leaving last 5 sc unworked), turn ch 4 (18 shells)
Row 7 - dc in first ch space, *shell in ch 2 space of next shell, repeat from * across, ending with dc, ch 1, dc in turning ch space.
Rows 8 - 16 Repeat row 7 (To make your skirt longer, continue to repeat row 7 until you reach your desired length.)
Row 17 - sc in first dc, *sc, picot, sc in next ch 2 space, sc in next 4 sts, repeat from * to end. Fasten off leaving long tail for seaming back of skirt.
Attach button, weave in and trim ends.
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