Crochet Pattern: Frilled Doll Apron

By Amy – 1 Comment
Do you remember those lovely, untouchable dolls? The ones with the tight curls, powdered cheeks, bright eyes, and old-fashioned wardrobe? I received my very own porcelain doll as a gift one year and on occasion I couldn’t resist taking her out to straighten her hair or dress. What attracted me most to these delicate dolls was their old-fashioned outfits made of satin and lace frills. This dolls apron brings back the old days where an apron was a must for cooking and cleaning of any kind. Made with light weight yarn and using simple crochet techniques, you can work this apron up in a jiffy. Frilly Doll Apron

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 5” wide, 3 1/4” long

Materials:
Light Weight Yarn (approximately 25 yards of color A and 20 yards of color B)
Crochet Hook G (4.00 mm)

Gauge: Round 1 in pattern measures 1″ in diameter

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Crochet Pattern: Frilly Doll Apron
Round 1: with color A, make an adjustable ring, ch 2, 8 hdc in ring, sl st in first hdc: 8 hdc
Round 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in next 6 hdc, leave remaining hdc unworked: 12 hdc
Round 3: ch 2, turn, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around: 18 hdc
Round 4: ch 2, turn, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, repeat from * around: 24 hdc
Round 5: ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc, (dc in next 3 hdc, 2 dc in next hdc) 3 times, dc in next 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc: 30 sts
Do not finish off, continue with waist.

Waist
Row 1: change to color B, ch 2, turn, working across top of half circle, 2 hdc across next 5 rounds, hdc in next 3 hdc, 2 hdc across last 5 rounds: 23 hdc
Row 2 (right side): ch 2, turn, (right side now facing) hdc in each hdc across, ch 41, sl st in second ch from hook and in each ch across, sl st in next 2 rows of waist, sc around half circle, sl st in last 2 rows of waist, ch 41, sl st in second ch from hook and in each ch across, sl st in first hdc: 53 sts
Finish off.

Frills
With right side facing, join color B in first sc on waist, ch 1, (sc, 2 dc) in each sc around, (sc, 2 dc, sc) in last sc: 91 sts
Finish off.

Let me know what you think! And if you run into any problems, let me know in the comments below.

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One Comment

  1. Janet says:

    Thanks for the patterns. I love aprons and do collect them. Will add this to my collection.

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