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Crochet My Melody Doll
I created these dolls for Easter gifts but they're great for any time of year!

Posted by Carol S. from Indian Head, Maryland, United States • Published See Carol S.'s 128 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Abbreviations:
    sc: Single Crochet
    ch: Chain
    st: Stitch
    Rnd(s): Round(s)
    2tog: Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over though all 3 loops on hook. (decrease)
    *: Repeat stitches from * to end of *

    Head:
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st*, repeat from * (15 st)
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 2 st*, repeat from * (20 st)
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 3 st*, repeat from * (25 st)
    Rnd 6: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 4 st*, repeat from * (30 st)
    Rnds 7-12: Sc in each st around (30 st)
    Rnd 13: *2tog, Sc in next 4 st*, repeat from * (25 st)
    Rnd 14: *2tog, Sc in next 3 st*, repeat from * (20 st)
    Rnd 15: *2tog, Sc in next 2 st*, repeat from * (15 st)
    Fasten off, don’t leave a tail for sewing.
    Attach eyes.
    With yellow embroidery floss, sew nose.
    Stuff firmly.

  • Step 2

    Hood:
    With pink yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st*, repeat from * (15 st)
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 2 st*, repeat from * (20 st)
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 3 st*, repeat from * (25 st)
    Rnd 6: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 4 st*, repeat from * (30 st)
    Rnds 7-14: Sc in each st around (30 st)
    Fasten off, don’t leave a tail for sewing.
    Place hood on head.

  • Step 3

    Ears: (you will need to make 2)
    With pink yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnds 3-8: Sc in each st around (10 st)
    Fasten off, leave a tail for sewing. (about 6")
    Stuff lightly.
    Attach ears to top of hood.

  • Step 4

    Body:
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next st*, repeat from * (15 st)
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 2 st*, repeat from * (20 st)
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 3 st*, repeat from * (25 st)
    Rnd 6: *2 sc in 1st st, Sc in next 4 st*, repeat from * (30 st)
    Rnds 7-12: Sc in each st around (30 st)
    Rnd 13: *2tog, Sc in next 4 st*, repeat from * (25 st)
    Rnd 14: *2tog, Sc in next 3 st*, repeat from * (20 st)
    Rnd 15: *2tog, Sc in next 2 st*, repeat from * (15 st)
    Fasten off, leave a tail for sewing. (about 10")
    Stuff firmly.
    Sew open end of body to bottom of head.
    Flatten bottom of body so that doll can stand on it's own.

  • Step 5

    Arms: (you will need to make 2)
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook (8 st)
    Rnd 2-7: Sc in each st around (8 st)
    Fasten off, leave a tail sewing. (about 6")
    Stuff lightly.
    Attach arms where head meets the body.

  • Step 6

    Legs: (you will need to make 2)
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnd 3-4: Sc in each sc around (10 st)
    Fasten off, leave a tail for sewing. (about 6")
    Stuff lightly.
    Attach legs to front of body.

  • Step 7

    Tail:
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 st)
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st (10 st)
    Rnd 3: Sc in each st around (10 st)
    Fasten off, leave a tail for sewing. (about 6")
    Stuff lightly.
    Attach tail to back of body.

  • Step 8

    Flower (for hood, you will need to make 3 petals)
    With white yarn, Ch 2
    Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook (4 st)
    Fasten off, don't leave a tail for sewing on 2 of petals.
    On 3rd petal, leave a tail for sewing.
    Attach 3 petals together to form flower.
    Attach flower to left ear.

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Every
Every · 10 projects
They are so sweet! I'm going to try and make one this evening HappyNot instead of the chocolate on easter, but WITH the chocolate :p
Thanks for the pattern.
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Carol S.
Carol S. · Indian Head, Maryland, US · 133 projects
I was thinking the same exact thing!
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emmilou w.
emmilou w. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
aww, how sweet...thanks for the pattern, wanted to make some bunnies for the family instead of loads of chocolate at easter Happy
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