I’m so excited to share Part 2 of my crochet doll free pattern to make My Dolly Molly with you! This crochet doll free pattern will be split into 3 separate parts for the My Dolly Molly Crochet Along. This post contains information on how to join the crochet along and Part Two of the pattern. Check back each Friday for the next part of the pattern.
I hope you will join along with us for the crochet along. If you do, you can join The Loopy Lamb Crochet Community Group on Facebook where we’ll be chatting and sharing our progress.
The crochet doll free pattern for My Dolly Molly has been split into three parts to make creating her a little more manageable and so you can crochet along with us. Please reference the posts below for each part of the CAL and instructions.
- Part One: Body
- Part Two: Arms, Embroidery and Dress
- Part Three: Hair
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Before we get more into the pattern, let’s talk about My Dolly Molly. Molly is a crochet doll with clothes that are removeable. For the crochet along, Molly’s dress is made as a separate piece and can be removed and put back on the doll. If you all want to see more outfits and accessories for Molly, let me know and I can try to create some more free doll clothes patterns for her in future posts.
Molly was designed in a way that minimizes sewing. Molly’s legs, body and head are all crocheted in a single piece. The arm and hair are made separately and sewn on. Her doll dress is crocheted in a separate piece and as mentioned above, is removeable. There is some sewing for the dress in order to fasten the buttons but that was unavoidable in order to make the dress removeable.
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Crochet Doll Free Pattern: My Dolly Molly – CAL Part 2
- 3.5 mm Furls Crochet Hook
- Approximately 105 yards/96m (1.7 oz/47 g) of We Crochet Brava Worsted in Cream
- Approximately 54 yards/50m (0.88 oz/25 g) 0.6 oz/12g of We Crochet Brava Worsted in Paprika
- Approximately 44 yards/41m (0.71 oz/20 g) of We Crochet Brava Worsted in Marina
- 2 – 12 mm Green Safety Eyes – I used Green Glitter Safety Eyes from Chateau Bornais Crochet
- Multiple Stitch Markers
- Polyester Stuffing
- 2 – 9 mm buttons
- Tapestry Needle
- Black Embroidery Thread
- Sewing Thread and Needle
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- CH = Chain
- ST = Stitch
- SK = Skip
- SL ST = Slip Stitch
- MC = Magic Circle
- SC = Single Crochet
- SCINC = Single Crochet Increase
- SCDEC = Single Crochet Decrease
- HDC = Half Double Crochet
- DC = Double Crochet
- FO = Finish Off
- Approximately 9” tall and 5.5” wide from arm tip to arm tip
- Doll: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square
- Dress: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square
- This pattern is worked in continuous rounds (unless stated otherwise). Do not join at the end of the row, unless indicated. A stitch marker is used to keep track of the beginning of the round.
- For a cleaner SCDEC, do your SCDEC under the front loops only of each stitch rather than under both loops. This is often referred to as an invisible decrease.
Check out the Step-By-Step Video Tutorial for this Crochet Doll Free Pattern Below:
Using the black embroidery thread, embroider some eyelashes next to each eye. Start in the stitch directly next to the center/side of each eye. Insert the needle into the stitch two stitches to the right and back up through the stitch you started the eyelashes in. Insert the needle into the stitch that is one stitch above and slightly to the left (for the first eyelash on the right side and to the right for the left eyelash) of tip of the first eye lash. Repeat with the other eye.
Take a length of Brava Worsted in Cream and embroider a nose in Round 30 across 4 stitches. Sew over the stitches multiple times until the nose sticks out from the face slightly. FO and weave in end.
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Arms (make two)
Round 1: Using 3.5mm hook and Brava Worsted in Cream, make a MC and SC 6 into the MC. (6)
Round 2: (SCINC) x 6 (12)
Rounds 3 – 4: SC around (12) – Add stuffing to the arms as you go.
Round 5: (SC 2, SCDEC) x 3 (9)
Rounds 6 – 7: SC around (9)
Round 8: SCINC, SC 3, SCINC, SC 4 (11)
Rounds 9 – 20: SC around (11)
FO leaving a long tail. Whip stitch the opening of the arm closed and sew onto the body of the doll, 1 round below the narrowest part of the neck.
Using Brava in Marina and 3.5mm hook, Ch 37
Row 1: SC in the 7th CH from the hook and each remaining CH across. (30)
Row 2: CH 1 and turn. (SC 2, SCINC) x 9, SC 4 (40)
Row 3: CH 1 and turn. SC 6, CH 6, SK 10, SC 8, CH 6, SK 10, SC 6 (32)
Row 4: CH 1 and turn. SC in each ST and CH across (32)
Row 5: CH 1 and turn. SC across. (32)
Row 6: CH 1 and turn. SC 5, SCINC, SC 7, SCINC, SC 4, SCINC, SC 7, SCINC, SC 5. (36)
Row 7: CH 6 and turn. SC in each ST across (36)
Row 8: CH 1 and turn. SC 4, SCINC, SC 10, SCINC, SC 4, SCINC, SC 10, SCINC, SC 4 (40)
Rows 9 – 13: CH 1 and turn. SC across. (40)
Row 14: CH 1 and turn. SC across. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (40)
Row 15: CH 1 and turn. (SC in the first ST, SCINC in the next) x 20. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (60)
Row 16: CH 1 and turn. (SCINC in the first ST, SC 2) x 20. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (80)
Row 17: CH 1 and turn. (SCINC in the first ST, SC 3) x 20. Join last St to first ST with a SL ST. (100)
Row 18: CH 1 and turn. (SCINC in the first ST, SC 4) x 20. Join last St to first ST with a SL ST. (120)
FO and weave in ends. The CH 6’s that created loops in Row 1 and Row 7 will act as button holes/fasteners to close the back of the dress. Using sewing needle and thread, sew buttons onto the back of the dress, on the side opposite to the loops created in Rows 1 and 7. Put dress on doll and fasten.
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