Dr Anandibai Joshi by Ada Lovelace Day
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Dr Anandibai Joshi

Crochet
August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
3.75 mm (F)
190 - 210 yards (174 - 192 m)
n/a
both US and UK
This pattern is available for free.

Dr Anandibai Joshi was the first Indian woman to gain a medical degree, and the possibly the first Indian woman to set foot in America.

This pattern depicts Dr Joshi in a sari and pallu, producing a doll around 21cm tall.

Techniques: Magic ring, double crochet, treble crochet, half treble crochet, double treble crochet, slip stitch, increase, decrease, jogless colour change.
Finished size: 21cm tall.
Yarn: Aran/DK or worsted yarn. The sample uses KnitPicks Brava worsted, but you can substitute any similar yarn, though your end size may change.
Colours: Purple, green, mid-brown, red.
Hook: 3.75mm, or appropriate hook for your yarn, but use a smaller size than your yarn usually demands.
Gauge/tension: No specific gauge/tension.
Notions: Safety eyes, brown, 12mm. Stuffing. Rice.
Additional tools: Tapestry needle.