Holiday Emma, Volume I by S. Pendleton

Holiday Emma, Volume I

January 2008
Red Heart Worsted
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
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Holiday Emma, Volume I contains instructions to make Trick or Treat Emma and Fiesta Emma. Crochet these 18-inch dolls with worsted weight yarn and a G crochet hook. They have 12mm plastic safety eyes, and embroidered features, and so are safe for children over 3.

The pattern includes instructions for the Trick or Treat Emma doll, bloomers, dress, pinafore, hat, and trick or treat bag, as well as the Fiesta Emma doll, her dress, bloomers, and flower hair ornament. The clothing buttons or ties with ribbons, and is removable. Trick or Treat Emma has traditional shoes and striped stockings, while Fiesta Emma wears cute sandals. The shoes/stockings are crocheted as part of the legs and are not removable.

The booklet has 20 pages of instructions and photos, including color photos of the finished dolls. The pattern is clearly written, with a great deal of detail.

Materials and Supplies Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn: (Trick or Treat Emma: 150 yds light peach (or desired skin color), 50 yds purple, 250 yds black, 150 yds orange, 175 yds white). (Fiesta Emma: 200 yds light brown (or desired skin color), 120 yds black, 50 yds white, 150 yds yellow, 50 yds turquoise, 75 yds dark pink or rose, 75 yds purple
  • Embroidery floss or craft thread: (Trick or Treat Emma - black, red.) (Fiesta Emma - black, pink)
  • Size G crochet hook
  • Two 12-mm black plastic eyes for each doll
  • One ½“ (1.3cm) button for bloomers, white (each doll)
  • Three 5/8” (15mm) buttons, orange or black (T or T Emma).
  • Three 5/8” (15mm) buttons, yellow (Fiesta Emma)
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • 5-inch (12.7 cm) doll needle, large tapestry needle, 2.5-inch (6.4cm) milliner’s needle, small sewing needle
  • Sewing thread to match buttons and ribbon (T or T Emma)
  • Sewing thread – yellow, white (Fiesta Emma)
  • Two 18-inch (45.7cm) lengths of 6mm black satin ribbon (T or T Emma)
  • Two 20-inch (30.5cm) lengths of 1-inch (2.5cm) wide purple ribbon (Fiesta Emma)