Saturday, April 4, 2009

Barbie's Easter Outfit Pattern














Well, I got some yarn together and wrote down this pattern, as I promised myself I would. It's the Easter version of the black and white number I made a few weeks ago. I had some Beadies yarn in a color called Chick, and used some light lavender worsted weight yarn for the top. For hat, skirt and top, I used an "F" hook.

To begin:
Skirt -

Row 1 - Chain 17, sc in the second chain from hook and next 15 chains (16 sc), ch 1 and working in opposite side of starting chain, sc in next 3 st, inc in next st, sc in 3 st, inc in next, sc in 3 st, inc in next st, sc in 3 st - leave remaining ch unworked. Ch 1 and turn

Row 2 - (Sc in 3 st, inc in next st)across, sl to join in first sc (24 st). Do not turn. You will begin working in rounds.

Round 3 - ch 1, (sc in same st and next 4 st, inc in next st) around, join in first sc. (28 st)

Round 4 - Round 8 - Ch 1, sc in each st, join with first sc (28 st)

Round 9 - ch 1, sc in same st, skip next st, 5 dc in next st, skip next st,*(sc in next st, skip next st, 5 dc in next st, skip next st) around, join in first sc.

Finish off and weave in ends. Sew hook and eye or a snap on the waistband.

Top -

Row 1 - ch 12, sc in back loop only in second ch from hook and each remaining ch across (11 st). ch 1, turn

Row 2 - Row 11 - Sc in back loop only in each st, ch 1 and turn

Row 12 - working in both loops, sc in each st across, ch 1 and turn

Row 13 - 20 - working in both loops, sc in each st across, ch 1 and turn

Row 21 - Row 23 - working in back loop only, sc in each st across, ch 1 and turn. At end of Row 23, do not ch 1 and turn.

Row 24 - Ch 1, sc in end of each row across. Finish off, leaving a long end for sewing.

Sew row 1 and row 23 together to close and form a tube top.

On opposite side (bottom edge of tube top), attach yarn with sc, ch 1, (sc in next st, ch 1) across, sl st to join in first sc and finish off.

Weave in ends. You can leave the top as a simple tube top, or add straps. To make straps, ch 9, and sc in back bump of second ch from hook and each remaining ch. Finish off. Make two straps. Sew straps to inside of the tube top in the desired location. Weave in all ends.

Hat -

Round 1 - ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook - do not join or turn

Round 2 - 2 sc in each st around (12 st)

Round 3 - sc in first st, 2 sc in next st around (18 st)

Round 4 - sc in first 2 sc, inc in next sc around (24 st)

Round 5 - Round 6 - sc in each st around

Round 7 - sc in next 17 st, (sk next st, sc in next st 3 times), skip last sc and join in first sc.

Round 8 - in front loop only on this round - ch 3, dc in next st, inc in next st, (sc in next 2 sc, inc in next) around

Round 9 - in both loops on this round - 2 sc in 3 ch of the beginning ch, and 2 sc in each dc around. Finish off. Weave in ends.

To make the ribbon for the hat, with contrasting yarn, chain 55 and finish off. Weave in ends. Weave one end of ribbon through 2 of the ch one spaces on round 7, run ribbon around crown of hat to the other side, and weave the other end of the ribbon through the other two ch one spaces. Tie in a bow.




You can make a belt from worsted weight yarn in a contrasting or complementary color by chaining 55 and finishing off, weaving in ends.

These instructions haven't been tested. If you have any problems, please leave a comment.

The pattern is for your personal use. Please do not sell this pattern. You may make as many finished items for your own personal use as you wish, but please do not sell any finished items made from this pattern using any online venue, such as ebay, etsy or any similar website. Thanks!

2 comments:

  1. First chance I get here, I'm gonna try this pattern out! I'm sure one of my Barbie dolls will be thanking you when I do! (0; Maybe that one, in my Barbie's 50th Birthday post, with the dirty dress that needs to be washed! Right?! Yes, she's just the one who needs a brand new outfit!

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  2. Make sure you take a peek at my blog when you can! I made one! Thanks for sharing your pattern! (0:

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