The Matryoshka Sisters Russian Nesting Dolls by Ida Herter

The Matryoshka Sisters Russian Nesting Dolls

May 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
480 yards (439 m)
Large Doll = 8 inches tall; Medium Doll = 6 inches tall; Small Doll = 4.25 inches tall
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Crochet your own matryoshka doll set with this easy to follow crochet pattern. These charming dolls make great toys, as well as beautiful pieces to add to your home decor. Both children and adults alike will love these little babushkas.

This pattern is written in the English language using American terms. The pattern follows the Craft Yarn Council of America’s standards and guidelines for crochet patterns.

Included are pictures and detailed instructions of the embroidery and assembly.

You are not allowed to sell or distribute this pattern, any part of this pattern, or the photographs in any form. This pattern is protected under the copyright laws.

You do however have permission to sell your finished items that you make from this pattern! I do ask that if you sell your finished items to please give credit to me, Ida Herter, as the designer. If you choose to sell your finished items online, please include a link to my online shop.

You will need worsted weight yarn to make the toy. You will also need materials to “decorate” your doll. I encourage you to decorate the doll any way you choose, however I do include embroidery instructions so you can make it just like mine.

Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook
Yarn needle
Stitch marker
9 mm black shank eyes: 2
6 mm black shank eyes: 4
Embroidery floss: black
Embroidery floss: Maroon
Powder blush
Red craft felt


ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet two together (single crochet decrease)
sl st = slip stitch

Happy crocheting!