Geisha Amigurumi Doll Kokeshi Maiko by Millionbells
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Geisha Amigurumi Doll Kokeshi Maiko

Crochet
May 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
820 - 860 yards (750 - 786 m)
US
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This pattern will guide you to crochet a geisha - maiko doll as shown in the picture, using US terms. The doll is worked from the bottom up; feet, legs and body in 1 part.

Size will be approx. 15.5” (40 cm) tall, crocheted using acrylic yarn (8 ply / DK), and hook size E (3.5 mm)

If you wish to make a taller or smaller version of this doll, you can just use thicker or thinner yarn / crochet hook. This pattern is also suitable for wool or cotton yarn.

Gauge is not important for this pattern, just crochet tight enough so the stuffing will not show through the stitches.
The pattern is mostly worked in continuous rounds. Some parts are worked in rows.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials Needed:
• Crochet hook size E (3.5 mm), fiberfill stuffing, 4 snap buttons diameter 1.2 cm / 0.47”
• Yarn in white, yellow, red (approx. 45 grams / 145 yards / 133 meter), skin color (approx. 50 grams / 161 yards / 147 meter), black, blue (approx. 40 grams / 129 yards / 118 meter), small amount of beige
• Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, black and white sewing thread, black embroidery floss
• Any embellishments you like, for example pompom ribbon, beaded wire, plastic cocktail skewers

Stitches used: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, increasing, decreasing, bobble stitch (instruction included), surface slip stitches

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Pattern is my own original design, described in english, using US terminology.

• English version (US terms) of the pattern (PDF) is available as an instand download after received payment. There is also a printer friendly version included.