Christmas dress for Francesca.

This is a Christmas gift for all my followers.

Christmas dress for Francesca. The full pattern of the doll is available in my etsy shop.

La versión española.

This pattern is only for free personal use. You are not allowed to translate, sell or distribute this pattern without my permission, please send a direct link to whoever wants to share this pattern. You are free to sell your finished product, but please credit the original designer when appropriate.

Abbreviations

ch – chain
mr – magic ring
slst – slip stitch
inc – increase
sc – simple crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
{…}  – work all between {} in the same stitch
x – repeat

Use yarn of two colors (red and white) and a suitable hook.

With red yarn make 15 ch.

Working the front loops only of the stitches

1. Skip the 1st ch, 2sc, 1inc, 1sc, 1inc, 4sc, 1inc, 1sc, 1inc, 2sc. (18)

2. 1ch, turn, 2sc, 2inc, 1sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc, 1sc, 2inc, 2sc. (26)

3. 1ch, turn, 3sc, 2inc, 3sc, 2inc, 6sc, 2inc, 3sc, 2inc, 3sc. (34)

4. 1ch, turn, 4sc, 2inc, 5sc, 2inc, 8sc, 2inc, 5sc, 2inc, 4sc. (42)

5. 1ch, turn, 42sc. (42)

6. 1ch, turn, 6sc, {3hdc} x 3, {3dc} x 3, {3hdc} x 3, 12sc, {3hdc} x 3, {3dc} x 3, {3hdc} x 3, 6sc. (78)

7. 1ch, turn, 6sc, skip 27 stitches, 12sc, skip 27 stitches, 6sc. (24)

Now we will start working in rounds the front loops only of the stitches.

slst in the ch of the row 7.

8. 1ch, 5sc, 2inc, 10sc, 2inc, 5sc. (28)

slst in the ch of the row 8

9. 1ch, 6sc, 2inc, 12sc, 2inc, 6sc. (32)

slst in the ch

10-15 (6 rounds). 1ch, 32sc. (32)

16. Change the color of the yarn (white). slst in the ch

Working the front loops only of the stitches of the round 15.

1ch, ({1slst, 3hdc, 1slst}, {1slst, 3dc, 1slst}) x 16

17. Change the color of the yarn (red). slst in the ch.

Working the BACK loops only of the stitches of the round 15.

1ch, 32hdc.

18. Working the front loops only of the stitches of the round 17.

1ch, ({1slst, 3hdc, 1slst}, {1slst, 3dc,1slst}) x 16

19. Working the BACK loops only of the stitches of the round 17.

1ch, 32hdc.

20. Change the color of the yarn (white). slst in the ch.

Working the front loops only of the stitches of the round 19.

1ch, ({1slst, 3hdc, 1slst}, {1slst, 3dc, 1slst}) x 16

21. Change the color of the yarn (red). slst in the ch.

Working the BACK loops only of the stitches of the round 19.

1ch, 32hdc.

22. slst in the ch. Working BOTH loops of the stitches of the round 21.

1ch, ({1slst,3hdc,1slst}, 1slst, {1slst,3dc,1slst}, 1slst) x 8.

Fasten off and weave in the tail.

With red yarn make 60 ch, Fasten off and weave in the tails. Insert it in the 1 row of the dress.

Christmas hat

Working the BACK loops only of the stitches.

1. 6sc in mr. (6)

2-3 (2 rounds). 6sc. (6)

4. (1sc, 1inc)  x 3. (9)

5. 9sc. (9)

6. (2sc, 1inc)  x 3. (12)

7. 12sc. (12)

8. (3sc, 1inc)  x 3. (15)

9. (4sc, 1inc)  x 3. (18)

10. (5sc, 1inc)  x 3. (21)

11. (6sc, 1inc)  x 3. (24)

12. (3sc, 1inc)  x 6. (30)

13-14 (2 rounds) 30sc.

Decorate with a claster stitch with white yarn.

Claster stitch, which I used:

“Pompon”

Join the white yarn to one of the stitches of the 1 round. Make 6 cluster stitches, cut the yarn leaving a long thread and put it into the wool needle. Close the hole and hide the thread.

Make 30 ch on each side of the hat to be able to tie it.

The boots are from full pattern of the doll, I have decorated them with a round of claster stitch with white yarn.

I would like to see your Francesca in this beautiful dress. Share it on instagram with hashtag #olgamigurumi and @olgamigurumi

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