Princess Maeve - Irish Celtic Doll by Sweet Softies

Princess Maeve - Irish Celtic Doll

Crochet
July 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
One size: 13 inches (33 centimeters)
US
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The Princess Maeve Pattern provides instructions for crocheting this beautiful and fair Irish lady. Princess Maeve dons a lovely, two-layer gown and chooses to wear a crown of fresh flowers over a crown of gold and gems. She’s a free-spirited soul who adores signing, dancing, and picking flowers in the woodland forest bordering her castle home.

This two-part 25-page pattern includes complete written instructions with accompanying photo references for crocheting this doll from start to finish. The pattern includes a hair tutorial and anime-style eyes tutorial.

Please note: Most parts in this doll pattern are written with the joining method, where each row begins with a “ch 1” and ends with a join by a “sl st to the first st”. This keeps the rows even and leveled. However, if you’d prefer to work in continuous rounds for a seamless doll, you may do so as well by simply ignoring the “ch 1” and “join” instructions for the head/body, hair cap, arms, and legs sections. You must use the joining method for the dress skirt.

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Finished Measurements
Height: 13 inches (33 centimeters) tall

Level
Intermediate-Advanced. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), joining rounds, attaching yarn, changing color, and sewing parts together.

Time to Complete
Approximately 20 hours

Stitches/Terms Used (Written in US Terminology)
MR magic ring (a.k.a. magic circle, magic loop)
Ch chain
Sc single crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Dc double crochet
Sl st slip stitch (insert hook, yarn over, pull through both loops)
Dec decrease (single crochet two stitches together)
Inc increase (two single crochet in same stitch)
FLO front loop only
BLO back loop only

Materials
• Worsted medium weight (4) yarn in skin color, hair color, purple, light pink, dark pink, green
• 2 . 75 mm crochet hook
• Fiberfill stuffing
• White pipe cleaners or wires
• Yarn needle
• Safety pins
• For the eyes: scrap of white cloth, waterproof black marker, color pencils, clear nail polish, hot glue or fiber glue