Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Medium Big Head Doll Princess Leia Pattern Notes

This was my first time trying the Medium size Big Head Doll by Aly Mi, and I absolutely love it! My Princess Leia is just so tiny and cute! I've added my pattern notes for making her, and also my own patterns for her hat and belt. Hope you enjoy! 

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Medium Big Head Doll
Princess Leia Pattern Notes




  • ·     ILTC in white, cream, grey, and brown
  • ·     E Hook
  • ·     Sew the top of the arms flat then sew on before you start the head
  • ·     Stuff bottom of arms and lightly stuff the top
  • ·     10mm eyes added between rounds 28 and 29, 5 stitches apart
  • ·     6.5” tall 10” head circumference 
  • ·     arms should have been cream at the bottom for hands



This pattern is the property of Brooke Rabideau at Bluebabyboutique or DesignsbyBBB. Feel free to sell any items made, but please link back to me if you   share. :)

Abbreviations:
       *ch- chain
       *slst- slip stitch
       *BB- back bump
       *sc- single crochet
       *hdc- half double crochet
       *MC- magic circle
       *mp- mini picot

Hat
With a G hook and brown yarn

Round 1: Mc, ch1, place 10sc in the Mc, slst to join (10)
Round 2: ch1, 2hdc in same stitch, 2hdc in each stitch around, slst to join (20)
Round 3: ch1, 2hdc in same stitch, hdc in next stitch, (*2hdc, hdc,) repeat * around (30)
Round 4: ch1, 2hdc in same stitch, hdc in next 2 stitches, (*2hdc, hdc in next 2) repeat * around (40)
Round 5-8:  ch1, hdc in same stitch and each stitch around (40)
Round 9: ch1, sc in same stitch and each stitch around, slst to join (40)  
Round 10: ch1, sc in same stitch and next 29 stitches, slst in remaining stitches, slst to join (40)
Now place a few stitches in the front of the hat to make the little part.

Hair
Cut 30 pieces of brown yarn 2ft in length.
Take 15 of the pieces, tie a knot at the top, braid the piece, tie a knot at the bottom, and cut off the remaining tails. Curl the braid up to make a circle, sew the circle together, and sew on to hat. Repeat again for other side.

Belt
With a G hook and Grey yarn
Place all of your stitches in the BB


Row 1 Ch28, sc in next 12 stitches, 2sc, place (hdc, mp, hdc) in the same stitch, 2sc, sc in last 12 stitches. Tie off and leave a long tail. Sew on to doll. 



And how cute is she paired with a newborn Princess Leia hat?! :) 

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