ARIANNA BED DOLL BY RICOCHET 1950

Arianna is a crochet bed doll pattern by Ricochet 1950. I originally found at http://www.ricochet1950.com. Sadly, this site is no longer available. I hope she doesn’t mind me sharing her beautiful patterns. I have not actually done this pattern yet but  her patterns are usually correct.  Enjoy!

ARIANNA

ARIANNA

Materials
Red Heart Soft 5 oz skeins – 3 blue
Red Heart Baby Yarn 1.75 oz skeins – 1 white
7 yds pre-strung 3mm iridescent pearls
2 yds tulle & rose garland
5″ 18 gauge white cloth covered wire
4″ x 36″ fine tulle
15″ fashion doll
doll stand
3 small snaps
Crochet hooks sized F & G

Slip
Use Basic Hoope Slip w/attached pantaloons for 15″ fashion doll.

Bodice
Row 1 – Using blue & size G hook, ch 31, sc in 2nd ch from hook & in ea ch across, ch 1, turn. (30 sc)
Row 2 – * sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * across, ch 1, turn. (40 sc)
Row 3 – sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (40 sc)
Row 4 – * sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * across, ch 1, turn. (50 sc)
Row 5 – (armholes) sc in first 6 sc, ch 3, sk next 11 sc, sc in next 16 sc, ch 3, sk next 11 sc, sc in last 6 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 6 – sc in ea sc & ch across, ch 1, turn. (34 sc)
Row 7 – sc in next 8 sc, * dec over next 2 sc. Repeat from * 3 times more, sc in next 2 sc, (dec over next 2 sc) 4 times, sc in last 8 sc, ch 1, turn. (26 sc)
Row 8 – Repeat Row 3. (26 sc)
Row 9 – sc in next 4 sc, dec over next 2 sc, * sc in next 6 sc, dec over next 2 sc. Repeat from * once more, sc in last 4 sc, ch 1, turn. (23 sc)
Row 10 – Repeat Row 3. (23 sc)
Row 11 – sc in next 4 sc, dec over next 2 sc, * sc in next 5 sc, dec over next 2 sc. Repeat from * once more, sc in last 3 sc, ch 1, turn. (20 sc)
Row 12 – Working in FLO, sc in ea sc across, ch 3, turn. (20 sc)

Skirt
Row 13 – 2 dc in ea sc around, join w/sl st in top of beg ch 3, do not turn, ch 3 (does not count as dc). (40 dc)
Note: From here on out you will be working in Rnds instead of Rows.
Rnd 14 – * dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (50 dc)
Rnd 15 – dc in ea dc around, join, ch 3. (50 dc)
Rnd 16 – dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 2 dc, join, ch 3. (60 dc)
Rnd 17 – * dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (70 dc)
Rnd 18 – Repeat Rnd 15. (70 dc)
Rnd 19 – dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 3 dc, join, ch 3. (80 dc)
Rnd 20 – * dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (90 dc)

Rnd 21 – Repeat Rnd 15. (90dc)
Rnd 22 – dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 4 dc, join, ch 3. (100 dc)
Rnd 23 – * dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (110 dc)
Rnd 24 – Repeat Rnd 15. (110 dc)
Rnd 25 – dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 5 dc, join, ch 3. (120 dc)
Rnd 26 – * dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (130 dc)
Rnd 27 – Repeat Rnd 15. (130 dc)
Rnd 28 – dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 12 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 6 dc, join, ch 3. (140 dc)
Rnd 29 – * dc in next 13 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (150 dc)
Rnd 30 – Repeat Rnd 15. (150 dc)
Rnd 31 – dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending dc in last 7 dc, join, ch 3. (160 dc)
Rnd 32 – Working in BLO, * dc in next 15 dc, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, join, ch 3. (170 dc)
Rnd 33 – dc in ea dc around, join, ch 4. (170 dc)

Bottom Ruffle
Rnd 34 – 3 trc in ea dc around, join, ch 4. (510 trc)
Rnd 35 – trc in ea trc around, join, ch 4.
Rnd 36 – trc in ea trc around, join. Fasten off blue.
Rnd 37 – Using size F hook, join baby yarn w/sl st in same sp as joining, ch 2, * (sc, ch 3, hdc) in next sc, sk 1 sc. Repeat from * around, join w/sl st in beg sc. Fasten off.

Top Ruffle
Rnd 1 – Using size G hook, join blue w/sl st in first unused lp of Rnd 32, ch 4, 3 trc in ea lp around, join, ch 4.
Rnd 2 – trc in ea trc around, join, ch 4.
Rnd 3 – trc in ea trc around, join. Fasten off blue.
Rnd 4 – Repeat Rnd 37 of Bottom Ruffle.

Neck Edging
Using size F hook & working on opposite side of beg ch, join baby yarn w/sl st in first ch, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, hdc) in same sp, * sk 1 sc, (sc, ch 3, hdc) in next ch. Repeat from * across to last ch, ch 1, sl st in last ch. Fasten off.

Sleeves
Rnd 1 – Using size G hook, join blue w/sl st in 2nd ch at underarm, ch 1, sc in next sp & in next ch, (sc, ch 1 in next sc) 10 times, sc in first ch at underarm, join. Fasten off.

Finishing
Step 1 – Sew 3 snaps to bodice of dress at back opening.
Step 2 – Cut 20 strands of pearls each 68 pearls long. (approx. 11 1/4″ long)

Step 3 – Turn dress inside out. Working on opposite side of Rnd 12, & pulling strands of pearls from right side of dress, glue 1 pearl of each strand to ea st on inside of dress. Turn dress back to right side.
Step 4 – To mark stitches for placement of pearls on bottom of dress, mark first st on Rnd 31, & counting around, place marker on each 8th st around. There should be 20 markers.
Step 5 – Take first strand of pearls at beg of waist & counting from right to left, glue bottom end of strant to st at 3rd marker from center back.
Step 6 – Taking second strand of pearls at waist, glue to marker to right of first strand at bottom of dress. Continue in this manner till all 20 strands have been glued on bottom of dress.
Step 7 – Starting at center back, glue tulle & rose garland on dress just above bottom ruffle where bottom of pearls are attached.
Step 8 – Cut length of tulle 4″ x 36″. Wrap around doll’s waist and tie at back. Trim ends.
Step 9 – Starting at bow, glue tulle & rose garland onto tulle belt around doll to other side of bow. Cut garland.

Tiara
Row 1 – Using size F hook & baby yarn, ch 18. Working around 5″ length of wire, sc in 2nd ch from hook & in ea ch across, ch 1, turn. (17 sc)
Row 2 – sl st infirst 3 sc, ch 1, sc in next 22 sc, sl st in next sc, ch 1, turn. (11 sc)
Row 3 – sk first sl st, sl st in next 2 sc, ch 1, sc in next 7 sc, sl st in next sc, ch 1, turn. (7 sc)
Row 4 – sk first sl st, sl st in next sc, ch 1, hdc in next 5 sc, sl st in next sc. Fasten off.

Finishing
Glue strand of pearls around entire outside edge of tiara, twisting at center top to form loop.
Leaving 1″ of wire bare on each end, bend wire into semi-circle shape. To place tiara on doll’s head, slide ends into doll’s hair on sides of head

 

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