Kokeshi Doll by Brenda K. B. Anderson
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Kokeshi Doll

January 2012
Thread ?
1.4 mm
300 yards (274 m)
approx. 4"/10 cm tall

Clip this precious Japanese doll to your bag for good luck, or gift it to a child!

AUNT LYDIA’S Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10, each ball approx 350yd/320m (cotton)

  • 1 ball #420 Cream
  • 1 ball #450 Aqua
  • 1 ball #901 Pagoda Red
  • 1 ball #12 Black
  • 1 ball #401 Orchid Pink

OR if you are not a big fan of crochet thread and tiny hooks, you can use a worsted weight yarn and size F crochet hook to make a larger doll.


  • Stitch marker
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Quilter’s pins for sewing
  • Embroidery needle
  • Swivel clasp with 1”/2.5cm-wide oval ring (shown: Gold Swivel Clasp by Everything Mary)
  • Yarn needle