FC Knits

Kirsty Doll

Crocheted Kirsty Doll

This 6 inch doll features a removable dress for added play value. Kirsty Doll is a simple body shape, which lends itself well to any type of hair or face. A minimum of 2 colours of yarn is suggested, to provide sufficient visual contrast; one colour for the doll's body and another colour for hair, facial features, and dress.

Needles: 4mm (US: G) hook, darning needle
Yarn: DK (US: Worsted) in at least 2 colours
Materials: toy stuffing
Yardage: 45-67 yards
Size: 6 inches tall

Directions: Remember to add turning chains (1 for dc and 2 for tr) and join all rounds with a slip stitch. All directions in UK English; see abbreviations glossary for US English equivalents.

Kirsty Doll

LEG A

Rnd 1: magic loop of 6 dc sts [6 dc]
Rnds 2-10: dc6
Fasten off and proceed to LEG B and BODY.

LEG B & BODY

Rnd 1: magic loop of 6 dc sts [6 dc]
Rnds 2-10: dc6
Rnd 11: dc3, dc6 into LEG A, dc3 [12 dc]
Fill legs with toy stuffing.
Rnds 12-17: dc12
Fasten off, fill body with toy stuffing, and proceed to ARM A.

ARM A

Rnd 1: magic loop of 4 dc sts [4 dc]
Rnds 2-6: dc4
Fasten off and proceed to ARM B and HEAD.

ARM B & HEAD

Rnd 1: magic loop of 4 dc sts [4 dc]
Rnds 2-6: dc4
Rnd 7: dc2tog, dc, dc2tog into ARM B & BODY, dc5 into BODY, dc2tog into ARM A, dc, dc2tog into ARM A & BODY, dc5 into BODY [16 dc]
Rnd 8: *dc2tog* 8 times [8 dc]
Rnd 9: *dc2tog, dc2* twice [6 dc]
Rnd 10: *2dc* 6 times [12 dc]
Rnd 11: *2dc, dc2* 4 times [16 dc]
Rnds 12-14: dc16
Rnd 15: *dc2tog, dc2* 4 times [12 dc]
Rnd 16: *dc2tog* 6 times [6 dc]

Fasten off with long tail for sewing, and fill head with toy stuffing. Sew head opening closed. Attach desired hair by preferred method and trim to required length. Sew any facial features.

Kirsty's Dress

Rnd 1: ch24 and join with slst [24 ch]
Rnd 2: dc24 BLO [24 dc]
Rnd 3: tr24 [24 tr]
Rnd 4: *tr2tog, tr4* 4 times [20 tr]
Rnd 5: *tr2tog, tr3* 4 times [16 tr]
Rnd 6: tr16
Rnd 7: *tr2tog, tr6* twice [14 tr]
Rnd 8: no tch, ch5, skip 1, slst6, ch5, skip 1, slst6
Fasten off and hide ends with darning needle.

The photo shows the 6 inch Kirsty Doll with about 30 strands of DK hair and simple eyes and mouth in black DK, attached with cotton thread.

Additional accessories, for Kirsty Doll, are now available! Hook some cute Mary Jane shoes for your Kirsty Doll. Please feel free to suggest other accessories too. :)

Abbreviations

BLO = back loop only
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet (US: single crochet)
dc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together
slst = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tch = turning chain
tr = treble (US: double crochet)
tr2tog = treble 2 stitches together