Crochet Pattern: Doll Sleep SackBy Emilee Gettle – 5 Comments
|I love vintage pattern magazines from the 1940s and 1950s. Each one has several cute and relevant patterns that I can adjust for my lifestyle. Then, there are sometimes some that make me scratch my head and wonder what the designer was thinking! I remember as a child my mom telling me about the bleach bottle crocheted baby beds that were a popular project when she was young. I didn’t have a bleach bottle but I made this little sleep sack for my daughter’s dolly. It cradles her 5 1/2″ (14 cm) doll perfectly!|
Finished Size: 6″ (15 cm) long and 5″ (13 cm) wide
Medium Worsted Weight Yarn (approximately 200 yards)
Crochet Hook H (5 mm)
5 dc stitches = 1 inch
3 dc rows = 1 inch
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Crochet Pattern: Doll Sleep Sack
Row 1: ch 20, dc in third ch from hook and each ch across. 18 dc
Row 2-15: ch 3, dc in each dc across.
Count 6 dc rows from the bottom edge and fold up. Now, sl st the front and back of the right and left side together. Turn inside out.
Fold the right top corner down to meet the sleep sack pocket at the 6th dc from the outside edge.This will create a small triangle. Sl st the edges together. Repeat this process for the left side.
Row 1: ch 50, sc in second ch from hook and each ch across. 48 sc
To attach the strap, simply push it through the dc stitches on the sleep sack and hand sew each end on the inside.
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