Friday, July 23, 2010

Cargo Skirt Outfit w/Backpack- 18" Doll pattern


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With Backpack
Cargo Skirt Outfit w/Backpack- 18" Doll Pattern
by Elizabeth Mareno
Items Needed:
5oz Bernat Pink Camo (skirt)
4oz Caron Simply Soft (Shirt/backpack)
F Hook
11-1/2" buttons
Yarn needle, safety pins for marking st

Gauge:
18 sc/20 rows = 4"x4" square.

Skirt:
(starting @ waist band) ch47
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch from hook and ea across (46)
Row 2- ch1, turn, sc in each sc
Row 3- ch1, turn, (sc in 6, trc around post 2 rows below*belt loop made*) around to last 4, sc in last 4sc.
Row 4- ch2, turn, hdc in sm st as ch, (hdc in 2sc, 2hdc in next sc) repeat across.
Row 5-7- ch2, turn, hdc in ea hdc across, join with 1st hdc. (you will be working in rounds now)
Row 8- ch2, do not turn, hdc in ea hdc around, sl st to join.
Row 9-16- repeat row 8.
Row 17- ch1, sc in sm st as join and ea hdc around. Finish off.

Button Hole Band:
Row 1- join with sl st to bottom right side of opening. work sc in row ends for 8sc, sl st to 1st st of beg ch (waistband).(8)
Row 2- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc.(8)
Row 3- ch1, turn, sc in 1st sc, ch2, sk 2sc, sc in 2sc, ch2, sk 2 sc, sc in 1sc. (6 sc, 2 ch2 sp)
Row 4- ch1, turn, sc in each sc and ch. Finish off.
**Trim around top, attach w/ sl st to bottom rt of flap, sl st up flap side to upper corner, ch1, turn and work sc across top of skirt, sc in ea row end and
sc around to next side of opening.

Side Pockets:
Make 2
Row 1- ch16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and ea ch across. (15)
Row 2-9- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc.(15)
Row 10- don't finish off, ch1, turn work along edge, sc in ea row end and sc around putting 3sc in ea corner. Finish off.
**Sew to side of skirt.

Pocket Flap:
Row 1-3- Repeat pocket.
Row 4- ch1, turn, sc in 3, ch2, sk2, sc in 5, ch2, sk2, sc in 3.
Row 5- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc and ch sp (15)
**Trim- ch1, sc in ea row en and sc around, 3sc in ea corner.
**Sew into place above pocket, sew buttons to pocket.

Belt:
ch65, sl st in 7th ch from hook, sl st in ea ch. Cut, tuck ends, string through belt loops and secure ends like a belt. Don't sew into place.

Shirt:
Using Softee Baby- ch51.
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch and each across. (50)
Row 2-11- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc.
** Right Back**(WS)
Row 12- ch1, turn, sc in 11sc. (mark RS)(11)
Row 13- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 9. (10)
Row 14-16- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc (10)
Row 17- ch1, turn, sc in 6 (6) leave rem undone
Row 18-21- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc (6)
**FRONT** with WS facing
Row 12- sk 4 sc on row 11, attach w/sl st to next sc,ch1, sc in sm sp, sc in 19 sc (20)
Row 13-16- ch1, turn, sc in ea sc. (20)
**RS, left shoulder**
Row 17- ch1, turn, sc in 6sc. (6) leave rem
Row 18-22- ch1, turn, sc in 6. Finish off
**RS, right shoulder**
Row 17- sk 8sc on row 16, attach w/sl st to next sc,ch1, sc in sm sp, sc in next 5sc. (6)
Row 18-22- Repeat row 18-22 of left shoulder.
** Left Back**(WS)
Row 12- sk 4 sc on row 11, attach w/sl st to next sc, ch1, sc in sm sp, sc in next 10sc. (11)
Row 13- ch1, turn, sc in 9, sc dec (10)
Row 14-16- ch1, turn, sc in ea (10)
Row 17- do not ch1, turn, sl st in 5sc, ch1, sc in sm sp and next 5sc. (6)
Row 18-21- ch1, turn, sc in 6sc.
Finish off.
**With RS together, sew shoulder seams.
**Trim for Arms- RS facing, join with white in any sc on row 11. sc in ea sc and row end around, sc dec on inner corners. join with sl st to 1st sc. Finish off.
**Trim for Neckline- RS facing- with white join to bottom right corner of back. sc ea row end to corner, put 2sc in outer corner, sc in 3sc, sc dec inner corner, sc around shoulders and neckline (sc dec on inner corners), finish opposite side same as first side in reverse. 2 sc in bottom left corner, sc around base to last sc, 2sc in last sc, join with 1st sc. Finish off.
**Button Loops- attach w/ sl st around post of sc on WS of trim, ch6, sl st around next post, cut off, tuck ends, sew button opposite of loop.

Flower Embellishment:
ch6, join to make ring, ch1, sc in circle, (ch5, sc in ring)4 times, ch5, sl st to 1st sc. Sew in place.
**You can put these on anything!

Hat:
**Remember to move st marker w/ea row
With Pink Camo- ch2
Row 1- 6sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6) mark 1st sc
Row 2- 2sc in ea sc (12)
Row 3- (1sc in 1sc, 2sc in next sc) (18)
Row 4- (1sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) (24)
Row 5- (1sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) (30)
Row 6- sc in ea sc
Row 7- (1sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) (36)
Row 8- sc in ea sc
Row 9- (1sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) (42)
Row 10- (1sc in 6sc, 2sc in next) (48)
Row 11- sc in ea sc
Row 12- (1sc in 7sc, 2sc in next) (54)
Row 13-15- sc in each
**BILL**
Row 16- ch3(cts as dc), dc in next 3sc, hdc in 3sc, sc in 6sc, hdc in 3sc, dc in 4sc. (20)
Row 17- Ch3, turn, Repeat row 16
Row 18- ch2, turn, hdc in 3dc, sc in 12st, hdc in 4st, (20)
Row 19- ch1, turn, sc in ea st across.
Row 20- ch1, turn, sc in 7st, hdc in 6, sc in 7
Row 21- ch1, turn, sc in 6, hdc in 2, dc in 4, hdc in 2, sc in 6
Row 22- ch1, turn, sc dec, hdc in 5, dc in 7, hdc in 5, sc dec.
Row 23- ch1, turn, (sc dec) twice, hdc in 10, (sc dec) twice.
Row 24- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc to last 2st, sc dec.
Do not cut, turn and work on row ends, sc in ea row end and sc around, sc dec on inner corners, do NOT increase on outer corners.

Backpack Bottom:ch7
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch and each. (6)
Row 2- ch1, turn, sc in each
Row 3-14- repeat row 2. Finish off.

Backpack Front/Back:make one of each.
ch16
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch from hook and each.(15)
Row 2- ch1, turn, sc in each sc.
Row 3-14- repeat row 2. Finish off
Front Pocket: in contrasting color- ch8
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch from hook. (7)
Row 2-5- ch1, turn, sc in each sc.
**Sew to center of front.

Sides: make 2- ch7
Row 1- sc in 2nd ch from hook and each (6)
Row 2- ch1, turn, sc in each sc
Row 3-14- repeat row 2. Finish off.
**Assembly**1- Sides- sc sides together, down row edges. Follow Pictures 2- Bottom- Fit bottom in on the end with the pocket. Starting with back, sc edge together stretching bottom to fit if necessary. Finish off.

Top:
Row 1- attach w/CC to top of back piece w/ sl st. ch1, sc in sm sp and each sc across (15)
Row 2-9- ch1, turn, sc in each.
Row 10- ch1, turn, sc in 3, ch2, sk2, sc in 5, ch2, sk2, sc in 3(button holes)
Row 11- ch1, turn, sc in 3, 2sc in ch2sp, sc in 5, 2scin ch2sp, sc in 3. Finish off.
**Sew buttons in place about 4 rows down from the top of front.
Straps:make 2- CC
Row 1- ch4, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across (3)
Row 2-35- ch1, turn, sc in each sc. Finish off.
**Sew to back of pack on top and bottom.
If you have any technical difficulties or find any typos, let me know! It's been a long time since I've even looked at the pattern.
Happy Crocheting!

5 comments:

Bailey said...

I have a long Christmas list, but I do have to see if I can get the backpack finished, even if the outfit comes later. Once again great patterns and a very kind gift to share.

Ellisen said...

Thank you for this very cute camo cargo set. It's fantastic! I really appreciate it.

denise trainer said...

I am having trouble understanding going from the shirt right back to the front wrong side. am i suppose to fastin off and pick up row 11. any help is greatly appreciated. thanks

Biz said...

Hi Denise- yes you finish off after you finish the back rows. And reattach on row 11.

Charlene Ann Baumbich said...

Pretty excited to find this for my granddaughter. THANKS! Will let you know how I do. :)