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Home : Patterns : Ginger Doll
 

Free Craft Pattern: Ginger Doll

Lion Brand« Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton
Pattern #: 81098AD
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This fun tassel doll is quick and easy -- no knit or crochet skills required!
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Color (A)
Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 480-170: Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Pistachio
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Color (B)
Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton
Almond Strawberry Blueberry Dusty Blue Khaki Pecan Spice Espresso
Mustard Dusty Sage Pistachio Olive Mocha Berry Jam French Vanilla Curacao
*Nature's Choice Organic Cotton (Article #480). 100% Organically Grown Cotton; package size: Solids: 3 oz. (85 g), 103 yd. (94 m)
Prints: 2.75 oz. (78 g), 94 yd. (86 m)

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  480-170 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Pistachio
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$ 8.49  
Note: (A)
•  480-101 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Strawberry
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$ 8.49  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
6 in. (15 cm) piece of cardboard
 

Ginger Doll

Lion Brand« Nature's Choice Organic« Cotton

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

DOLL
Wrap A around cardboard 26 times. Cut a length of A, and thread doubled into large-eyed blunt needle. Insert needle under all strands at upper edge of cardboard. Pull tightly and knot securely near strands. Cut yarn loops at lower edge of cardboard. Cut a length of B and wrap tightly around loops 1 1/2 in. (3.5 cm) below top knot for neck. Knot securely; thread ends into needle and weave ends to center of Tassel.
Separate 6 strands on each side of Tassel for arms.
Divide strand on one side into 3 groups of 2 strands each. Braid for about 2 in. (5 cm). Wrap ends with a length of B, then trim just below wrap.
Repeat for second arm.

Divide 6 strands from inside Tassel into 3 groups of 2 strands each for leg. Braid for about 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm). Wrap ends with a length of B, then trim just below wrap.
Repeat for second leg.

Wrap remaining strands of Tassel loosely with a strand of B about 1 1/2 in. (3.5 cm) below neck to make waist.

FINISHING
With B, embroider straight stitch eyes.
Trim Tassel ends evenly so legs show.
Cut 6 strands of B, each about 6 in. (15 cm). Knot together at one end. Divide into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid. Wrap braid around head. Thread a length of B into blunt needle and sew ends of braid to back of head.


 


 


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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Ginger Doll Reviewed by caitlin on 2009-07-13 ****
this doll is so cute! i used a different yarn but it works just as well. if you need a fast gift for a little girl, this is what you should make!


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