Chloe Doll CAL


CAL Schedule:
Saturday & Sunday 8/11/18-8/12/18: Arms
Monday & Tuesday 8/13/18-8/14/18: Legs
Wednesday & Thursday 8/15/18-8/16/18: Body
Friday & Saturday 8/17/18-8/18/18: Head
Sunday & Monday 8/19/18-8/20/18: Dress
Tuesday & Wednesday 8/21/18-8/22/18: Hair
Thursday & Friday 8/22/18-8/23/18: Scarf, bow and finishing touches.


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Materials:
- Worsted weight yarn - approx. 100 yards skin tone color, 100 turquoise, 80 yards yellow, 80 yards purple, 80 yards hot pink, 30 yards coral, scrap amount of white sparkle (I used Caron Simply Soft yarn in Light Country Peach, Turquoise, Sunshine, Iris, Hot Pink, Neon Coral & Snow Sparkle)
- Suggested hook size: 3.25mm (D)
- 2 x 15mm safety eyes 
- Black & Pink embroidery floss
- Poly-fil
- Yarn needle
- 2 small buttons

My doll measures approximately 15" tall when made with the above materials.

You can use any weight yarn or thread that you are comfortable using. You do not need to use what I used for my doll, just adjust your hook size accordingly.

Stitch abbreviations:
Sc: single crochet
Hdc: half double crochet
Dc: double crochet
Inc: increase
Dec: decrease
Sl st: slip stitch
Ch: chain
FLO: front loops only
BLO: back loops only
St: stitch
MR: magic ring

Special stitches used
5 dc bobble stitch:
·       Step 1: Yarn over, insert hook into st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw back through 2 loops. (2 loops)
·       Step 2: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (3 loops)
·       Step 3: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (4 loops)
·       Step 4: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (5 loops)
·       Step 5: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (6 loops)
·    Step 6: Yarn over, draw yarn through all 6 loops on hook.

Picot:
·   Ch 3, insert hook into the first chain, yo, pull through.

Special techniques
Crocheting into the 3rd loop of an hdc stitch:
Insert your hook behind the top 2 loops of the hdc stitches (the ones that form the "V") from the previous round, and into the next loop at the top back of the stitch.

**Pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless noted otherwise.**


Part 1:

Arms
(Make 2- starting in skin tone)
R1: Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc, sc x 3 in last ch. Turn and work on the other side of the chain: 3 sc, sc inc (12)
R2: sc inc, 3 sc, sc inc x 3, 3 sc, sc inc x 2 (18)
R3-7: 18 sc (18)
R8: 9 sc, bobble (see special sts), 8 sc (18)
R9: (4 sc, sc dec) x 3 (15)
R10: (3 sc, sc dec) x 3 (12) Change color to pink on the last st of this round.
R11-32: 12 sc (12)
Fasten off and stuff arms.


Part 2:



Legs
(Make 2- starting in coral)
R1: Ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, 5 sc, sc x 3 in last ch. Turn and work on the other side of the chain: 5 sc, sc inc (16)
R2: sc inc, 5 sc, sc inc x 3, 5 sc, sc inc x 2 (22)
R3: 7 sc, 1 hdc, hdc inc x 5, 1 hdc, 8 sc (27)
R4: 27 sc BLO (27)
R5-7: 27 sc (27)
R8: sc dec, 5 sc, hdc dec x 7, 6 sc (19)
R9: sc dec, 5 sc, sc dec x 3, 4 sc, sc dec (14) Change to white sparkle on the last st of this round.
R10-13: 14 sc (14) Change to purple on the last st of round 13.
R14: 14 sc BLO (14)
R15-20: 14 sc (14)
R21: (6 sc, sc inc) x 2 (16)
R22-26: 16 sc (16)
R27: (7 sc, sc inc) x 2 (18)
R28-34: 18 sc (18)
Stuff and fasten off the 1st leg but not the 2nd.

Adding sock cuffs:
Holding leg upside down, insert hook into FLO of R13.
R1: Ch 2, dc inc x 14, join to 1st dc (28)
R2: Ch 2, 28 dc (28)
R3: Ch 1, (2 sc, sc dec) x 7 (21)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Part 3:


Body
Stuff as you go.
**Sc until you are at the center st on the 2nd leg where the legs should be connected, then proceed to R1 to join the legs. You will join with the legs facing towards you.**
R1: Starting at the inner center st on the 2nd leg with the legs facing towards you - Ch 3, 18 sc around the other leg, sc in ch 3, 18 sc around the starting leg, sc in the other side of the ch 3 (42)


R2: 42 sc (42)
R3: (13 sc, sc inc) x 3 (45)
R4-11: 45 sc (45)
R12: (13 sc, sc dec) x 3 (42)
Fasten off purple. Join hot pink yarn to the center stitch at the back of the doll.
R13-15: 42 sc (42)
R16: (5 sc, sc dec) x 6 (36)
R17-21: 36 sc (36)
R22: (4 sc, sc dec) x 6 (30)
R23-25: 30 sc (30)

R26: Joining the arms: 9 sc (you may need to adjust this if your arms don’t end up centered on the side of the body), insert hook through 1 stitch on the inner part of the arm and the next stitch on the body, sc together. Repeat with the next 3 sts on the arm and sc together with the next 3 sts on the body. 11 sc over to the other side of the body, 4 sc next inner arm sts to next 4 sts on body, end with 2 sc remaining on the body (30)





R27: 38 sc working around the body + the outer 8 sts of each arm (38)
R28: 3 sc, sc dec, 17 sc, sc dec, 14 sc (36)
R29: (4 sc, sc dec) x 6 (30)
R30: (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 (24)
R31: (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 (18) Change to skin tone on the last st of this round.
R32-34: 18 sc (18)

Part 4:

Head
Continue stuffing as you go.
R35: sc inc x 18 (36)
R36: (5 sc, sc inc) x 6 (42) R37: (6 sc, sc inc) x 6 (48)
R38: (7 sc, sc inc) x 6 (54)
R39: (8 sc, sc inc) x 6 (60)
R40-44: 60 sc (60)
R45: 43 sc, bobble (nose should be centered on the face so adjust your stitches if necessary), 16 sc (60)
R46-51: 60 sc (60)
Insert safety eyes between R45-46, 8 sts apart.
R52: (8 sc, sc dec)
R53: (7 sc, sc dec)
R54: (6 sc, sc dec)
R55: (5 sc, sc dec)
R56: (4 sc, sc dec)
R57: (3 sc, sc dec)
R58: (2 sc, sc dec)
Stuff the head.
R59: (1 sc, sc dec)
R60: sc dec x 6 (6)
Fasten off, leaving long tail. Whip stitch FLO of R60 and pull tight to close up head.
Using black embroidery floss, add eyelashes. Using pink embroidery floss, add a mouth.

Part 5:


Dress
(Make 1 – in yellow)
R1: Ch 38, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 35 hdc, ch 2, turn (36)
R2: (2 hdc, hdc inc) x 12, ch 2, turn (48)
R3: 5 hdc, [1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc] in next st, (1 sc, picot (see special sts)) x 12, [1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc] in next st, 10 hdc, [1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc] in next st, (1 sc, picot) x 12, [1 hdc, ch 2, 1 hdc] in next st, 5 hdc, ch 2, turn (52)
R4: 6 hdc, 1 hdc in ch sp, ch 7, sk 14, 1 hdc in ch sp, 12 hdc, 1 hdc in ch sp, ch 7, sk 14, 1 hdc in ch sp, 6 hdc, ch 2, turn (42)
R5: 42 hdc, ch 2, turn (42)
R6: (6 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, ch 2, turn (48)
R7: 48 hdc, ch 2, turn (48)
R8: (7 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, join with a sl st to 1st hdc (54)
R9: Ch 2, 54 dc, join to 1st dc (54)
R10: Ch 2, (fpdc, bpdc) x 27, join to 1st fpdc (54)
R11: Ch 1, (8 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, join to 1st hdc (60)
R12: Ch 2, 60 dc in 3rd loops (see special techniques), join to 1st dc(60)
R13: Ch 2, (fpdc, bpdc) x 30, join to 1st fpdc (60)
R14: Ch 1, (9 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, join to 1st hdc (66)
R15: Ch 2, 66 dc in 3rd loops, join to 1st dc (66)
R16: Ch 2, (fpdc, bpdc) x 33, join to 1st fpdc (66)
R17: Ch 1, (10 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, join to 1st hdc (72)
R18: Ch 2, 72 dc in 3rd loops, join to 1st dc (72)
R19: Ch 2, (fpdc, bpdc) x 36, join to 1st fpdc (72)
R20: Ch 1, (1 sc, picot) x 72 (72)
Fasten off and weave in ends. Add buttons to front top of dress if desired.

Put the dress on the doll, then sew up the back.

Part 6:
Hair cap
(Make 1 – in turquoise)
R1: Ch 1, hdc x 8 in magic ring, join with a sl st to 1st hdc (8)
R2: Ch 1, hdc inc x 8, join to 1st hdc (16)
R3: Ch 1, (1 hdc, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (24)
R4: Ch 1, (2 hdc, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (32)
R5: Ch 1, (3 hdc, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (40)
R6: Ch 1, (4 hdc, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (48)
R7: Ch 1, (7 hdc, hdc inc) x 6, join to 1st hdc) (54)
R8-14: Ch 1, 54 hdc, join to 1st hdc (54)
R15: 1 sl st, 1 dc, 8 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sl st, [ch 9, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, 3 dc in next 5 chs], sl st to next st. ([ch 15, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, 3 dc in next 11 chs], sl st to next st, sk 1 st) x 13, [ch 9, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, 3 dc in next 5 chs], 1 hdc, 1 dc, 8 tr, 1 dc, 1 sl st.

Fasten off with long tail for sewing. Sew the hair cap to the head.



Part 7:

Bow
(Make 1 – in coral)
R1: Ch 30, join with a sl st to form a circle (30)
R2-4: Ch 2, 30 dc, join to 1st dc (30)
Fasten off with long tail. Flatten and weave yarn needle in and out of each row – pull tight to form a bow and wrap yarn around several times. Sew the bow to the hair/head.

Scarf
(Make 1 – in coral)
R1: Ch 53, dc in 4th ch from hook, 49 dc (50)
Fasten off and weave in ends. Tie the scarf onto the neck.

You're done!
I hope you have enjoyed making your doll as much as I enjoyed designing her. 

No unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this pattern or content, in whole or in part, is permitted. You are free to sell any dolls made with this pattern, but please give credit when doing so. A link back to the pattern page is appreciated.

Any additional questions regarding the use of the pattern publication please send an email to neogurumi@gmail.com

Copyright 2018, Jessica Doering, Neogurumi

Mia the Mermaid




You can purchase a printable PDF version of this pattern with progress photos here

Mia's big sister Marinda the Mermaid is available for purchase here.

Materials needed:
- Worsted weight yarn – 40 yards skin tone, 30 yards green, 40 yards pink, scrap amount of coral
- Suggested yarn: Caron Simply Soft in the colors Light Country Peach (skin tone), Mint (tail), Neon Pink (hair), and Neon Coral (top).
- 3.25mm (D) hook

Other materials needed:
- 7.5mm safety eyes
- Yarn needle
- Poly-fil
- Black embroidery floss
- Blush

When made with the suggested yarn, Mia will be approximately 9” long.

Stitch abbreviations:
Ch: Chain
MR: magic ring
Sl st: slip stitch
St(s): stitch(es)
Sc: single crochet
Inc: single crochet inc (most common in amigurumi), but can also be Hdc inc or Dc inc.
Dec: single crochet dec (most common in amigurumi), but can also be Hdc dec or Dc dec
Hdc: Half double crochet
Dc: double crochet
(): repeat same stitches
FLO: crochet in front loop only
BLO: crochet in back loop only
FO: fasten off

Special stitches
3 dc puff stitch: Yarn over, insert hook into st, yarn over, draw back through the st. Repeat 2 more times in same st. Yarn over, draw through all 7 loops on hook. Ch 1 to close.

Arms
(Make 2 – in skin tone)
R1: 6 sc in MR (6)
R2: (1 sc, sc inc) x 3 (9)
R3-4: 9 sc (9)
R5: (1 sc, sc dec) x 3 (6)
R6-13: 6 sc (6)
Fasten off and stuff.

Fins
(Make 2 – in green)
R1: 4 sc in MR (4)
R2: (1 sc, sc inc) x 2 (6)
R3: (1 sc, sc inc) x 3 (9)
R4: (2 sc, sc inc) x 3 (12)
R5-7: 12 sc (12)
R8: (1 sc, sc dec) x 4 (8)
R9: (2 sc, sc dec) x 2 (6)
Fasten off 1st but not the 2nd. Do not stuff. Move on to the body.

Body & Head
Stuff body and head as you go.
R1: Holding fins side by side, ch 1, then 6 sc across both sides of fins, closing them and joining them together.
R2: Working on both sides of sc x 6 from the previous round, ch 1, 2 sc, sc dec, 4 sc, sc dec, 2 sc (10)
R3: 10 sc (10)
R4: (4 sc, sc inc) x 2 (12)
R5: 12 sc (12)
R6: (3 sc, sc inc) x 3 (15)
R7-8: 15 sc (15)
R9: (4 sc, sc inc) x 3 (18)
R10: 18 sc (18)
R11: (5 sc, sc inc) x 3 (21)
R12: (6 sc, sc inc) x 3 (24)
R13-16: 24 sc (24)
R17: (6 sc, sc dec) x 3 (21) Change to skin tone in the last stitch of this round.
R18: 21 sl st BLO
R19: 21 sc BLO
R20: (5 sc, sc dec) x 3 (18)
R21: 18 sc (18)
R22: (4 sc, sc dec) x 3 (15)
R23-27: 15 sc (15)
R28: 6 sc, sc dec, 7 sc (14)

R29: Join arms: 2 sc (adjust placement if necessary), insert hook into 1 st on arm and then into next st on body, sc together; repeat 2 sc next 2 sts on arm to next 2 sts on body, 4 sc, repeat joining the 2nd arm by sc 3 sts on arm to next 3 sts on body, 2 sc (14)

R30: Working around body plus the outer unworked 3 sts on each arm: 14 sc (14)
R31: (5 sc, sc dec) x 2 (12)
R32: (1 sc, sc dec) x 4 (8)
R33: 8 sc (8)
R34: sc inc x 8 (16)
R35: (1 sc, sc inc) x 8 (24)
R36: (3 sc, sc inc) x 6 (30)
R37-43: 30 sc (30)
Insert safety eyes between R40 & 41, 6 sts apart. Embroider eyelashes.
R44: (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 (24)
R45: (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 (18)
R46: (1 sc, sc dec) x 6 (12)
R47: sc dec x 6 (6)
Finish stuffing and close up head. Add blush to cheeks.

Flower top
Make 2 flowers – in coral
Round 1: In MR, (ch 2, sl st back to MR) X 5.
Fasten off with tail and sew 2 flowers to chest area. Weave in ends.

Top of tail
Step 1: Attach green yarn to FLO on left of front center stitch of R17: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 16 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st, sl st to 1st sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Hair cap
Make 1 – in hot pink
*Note – the beginning ch 1 of each round does not count as a stitch.
R1: Ch 1, 9 hdc in MR, sl st join to 1st hdc (9)
R2: Ch 1, hdc inc x 9, join to 1st hdc (18)
R3: Ch 1, (1 hdc, hdc inc) x 9, join to 1st hdc (27)
R4-6: Ch 1, 27 hdc, join to 1st hdc (27)
R7: Ch 1, 27 hdc (27)
R8: 1 sl st, 4 dc, 1 hdc, ch 21, (1 sc, sc inc) x 10 up the chain (30), 16 hdc, ch 1, (1 sc, sc inc) x 0 up the chain (30), 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 sl st.
Fasten off with long tail. Sew to the head.

Hair bun
R1: Ch 2, 6 puff sts in MR, join to 1st puff st (6)
R2: Ch 2, 2 puff sts in each puff st, sk ch 1s between sts, join to 1st puff st (12)
R3: Ch 2, (1 puff st in 1st puff st, 2 puff sts in next puff st) x 6, join to 1st puff st (18)
R4: Ch 2, 18 puff sts, join to 1st puff st (18)
R5: Working in only the puff sts, and skipping the chs between them, Ch 1, (1 hdc, hdc dec) x 6, join to 1st hdc (12)
Fasten off with long tail. Sew to the head/hair cap.



You're done!
I hope you have enjoyed making your doll as much as I enjoyed designing her. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance with this pattern.

The photographs and pattern contained in this document are property of
© Jessica Doering & © Neogurumi.
No unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this pattern or content, in whole or in part, is permitted.
You are free to sell any dolls made with this pattern, but please give credit when doing so. A link back to the pattern page is appreciated.
Any additional questions regarding the use of the pattern publication please send an email to neogurumi@gmail.com