Angel Joy Doll Free Pattern

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Angel Joy Doll

FP187

Intermediate Skill

Size: Fits 4" to 4 ½" dolls, such as Kelly (Barbie's Little Sister) and Paula dolls

Materials Needed: Crochet Cotton Thread (Size 10) – Each doll - 50 yds White (MC) and 30 yds Gold Metallic Thread.

Additional Materials You Will Need:
Doll, Cardboard 6" wide, Non-rust Pins, Plastic Wrap, 1 Snap, Fabric Stiffener for Wings and Halo, Sewing Needle and Thread or Glue.

Crochet Hook Size:Steel # 7 or size needed to obtain gauge.

Abbreviations

BL

back loop(s)

rep

repeat

ch

chain

rnd

round

CC

contrasting color

sc

single crochet(s)

dc

double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)

lp(s)

loop(s)

st(s)

stitch(es)

MC

main color

yo

yarn over

 

Special Stitches

Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st or sp.

Shell #2:[(dc, ch 1) 4 times, dc] in same sp.

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook. 

Bodice
Row 1
(right side): Starting at neck, with MC, ch 15, dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc in each ch across. (24 dc)
Row 2:Ch 1, turn, working in FL, sc in next 5 dc, ch 3, skip 3 dc (for armhole), sc in next 8 dc, ch 3, skip 3 dc, sc in next 5 dc. (18 sc)
Row 3:Ch 1, turn, working in both loops sc in each ch and sc across. (24 sc)
Row 4:Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (24 sc)
Row 5:Ch 1, turn, (sc in next 3 sc, sc dec) 4 times, sc in last 4 sc. (20 sc) (5 yds)

Dress
Rnd 1:
Ch 3, turn (counts as first dc now and throughout), working in BL, 2 dc in first sc, 3 dc in next sc, (3 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc) 8 times, leave last 2 sts unworked; join with a sl st in first dc to start working in rnds. (46 dc)
Rnds 2-7:Ch 3, dc in each dc around; join with sl st in first dc. (46 dc)

At the end of Rnd 7, finish off and weave in ends.

Rnd 8:With right side facing join CC with a sl st in any dc, (ch 4, skip next st, sl st in next st) around. Finish off. (23 ch-4 lps)

Sleeves
Rnd 1:
With right side of Armhole Opening facing you, join MC with a center sc of 3 skipped sc sts, sc in next sc, sc in side of next sc, working in BL of Rnd 1, sc in next lp, 4 hdc in next lp, sc in next lp, sc in side of next sc, sc in next sc, DO NOT JOIN, MARK ENDS OF RNDS. (11 sts)
Rnds 2-6:
Sc in each st around. (11 sc)

At the end of Rnd 6, sl st in next st.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same sc as sl st, 2 dc in each sc around; join with sl st in first dc; finish off. (22 dc)
Rnd 8:With right side facing join CC with a sl st in any dc, (ch 4, skip next st, sl st in next st) around. Finish off. (11 ch-4 lps)

Rep for opposite Sleeve.

Halo
Rnd 1
(right side): With CC, ch 24, being careful not to twist ch, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, sc in each ch around; join with sl st in first sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 2:Ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sc as joining, ch 1, skip next 2 sc, * shell in next sc, ch 1, skip next 2 sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first dc. (8 shells) Finish off.
Rnd 3:With right side facing, join CC with a sl st in any ch-1 sp, * ch 4, (sl st, ch 4, sl st) in ch-2 sp, ch 4, sl st in next ch-1 sp; rep from * around. (24 ch-4 lps) Finish off.

Finishing
Working in unused lps of Bodice Rnd 1 and with top of Dress facing you, join CC with a sl st in first lp, (ch-4, skip next lp, sl st in next lp) 11 times, ch 4, sl st in last lp. Finish off. (12 ch-4 lps)

Bow
With CC, ch 45 and finish off. Tie into a ½" bow and attach to front of dress as shown in photo.

Wings
Rnd 1:
With MC, ch 5, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3, 4 dc in ring, ch 4, 5 dc in ring, ch 2, join with sl st in first dc. (10 dc and 2 ch-4 sps)

First Side of Wing
Row 1:
Ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st as joining, (skip next dc, shell in next dc) twice, ch 4, skip next ch-4 sp, shell in next dc, (skip next dc, shell in next dc) twice. (6 shells)
Row 2: Ch 4, turn, (shell in next shell, ch 2) twice, shell in next shell, leave remaining sts unworked and mark the next shell. (3 shells)
Row 3: Ch 4, turn, shell in next shell, ch 2, (shell, ch 2, 2 dc) in next shell (double shell made), ch 2, shell in next shell. (2 shells and 1 double shell)
Row 4: Ch 4, turn, shell in next shell, ch 2, sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 2, (shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) twice, sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, shell in next shell, (4 shells)
Row 5:Ch 3, turn, shell #2 in next shell, ch 2, sl st in next sl st, ch 2, shell # 2 in next shell, ch 1, sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 1, shell # 2 in next shell, ch 2, sl st in next sl st, ch 2, shell # 2 in each of next 2 shells. Finish off. (6 double shells)
Row 6:With right side facing, join CC with a sl st in beg ch-3, (ch 4, sl st in next ch sp) across. (30 ch-4 sps)

Second Side of Wing
Row 2:
With wrong side facing join MC in ch-2 sp of marked shell of Row 1, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same sp, (ch 2, shell in next shell) twice. (3 shells)
Rows 3-5: Rep Rows 3-5 of First Wing Side. 

Wing and Halo Stiffening
Place small amount of stiffener in plastic bag with Wings & Halo. Work stiffener into piece. Let soak.. Place plastic on cardboard. Remove pieces from stiffener. Blot with a paper towel to remove excess from holes. Spread edges. With right side facing, pin pieces to plastic on cardboard shaping as seen in photo. Allow to dry completely. Use a toothbrush to remove dried stiffener from finished pieces.

 

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