Scarecrow Doll - Free Crochet Pattern


Bookmark Craft Freely

Similar Free Crochet Patterns

Preview This Free Crochet Pattern: Scarecrow Doll


Please note that the content in the "preview box" shown below is NOT copyright of craftfreely.com but rather that of its' respective owner. If you like what you see in the preview box please click here to visit the website providing this free crochet pattern.
Happy Yellow House.com - Scarecrow Crochet Doll - by C. L. Halvorson

 

home
about us
crochet patterns
gallery
writings
recipes
blog
faq
contact us


Copyright (c) 2007 Happy Yellow House.
All Rights Reserved.
All comments and inquiries may be directed to the Webmistress.


 

Happy Yellow House Header Designed By:

Simple Siggies

Vote For Us

Check out the Top 50 Crochet sites!

 

Help support Happy Yellow House! Donate today!

 

 Printer Friendly Version 

SCARECROW DOLL

(Much thanks to eagle eyed crochet fan, Cindi from TN, for catching errors in this pattern!  Folks like her help keep me straight!)

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch - chain
sp - space
sl st - slip stitch
sc - Single Crochet
dc - Double Crochet
BLO - Back Loop Only
FLO - Front Loop Only
Rnd - Round
sk - skip
st(s) - Stich(es)
inc - Increase
dec - Decrease
YO - Yarn Over
* -- work instructions following * as many more times as
specified in addition to first time.

Single Crochet Decrease - Insert hook into next st, YO, draw up a loop, YO, insert hook into next st, draw up a loop, YO, draw through remaining loops on hook

Double Crochet Decrease - YO, insert hook into next stitch, YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw hook through two of the loops on hook, YO, insert hook into next stitch, YO, draw up a loop, YO, draw hook through two of the loops on hook, YO, draw through remaining loops on hook

Markers - Markers are used to specify where a round begins and ends.  Use a small piece of contrasting yarn or a small safety pin placed in the stitch before the first stitch of each round.  Move the marker as you go.

Back or Front Loop Only - Work only in stitches marked by arrows below:

 

MATERIALS LIST

Worsted weight yarn in the following:
Buff - 3 ounces
Orange - 3 ounces
Country Blue - 3 ounces
Burgundy - 2 ounces
Cornmeal - 2 ounces
Black - small amount
Crochet hook Size G
Polyester fiberfill
Tapestry needle
Pair of 12mm doll eyes

BODY

Approximate finished size - 21" tall

Warning: Choking hazard due to small parts.  If you are making this item for a child under the age of 3 years please embroider facial features. 

Rnd 1) With Orange, ch 60, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring being careful not to twist chain. Sc in each chain around (60 sc)

Rnd 2-29) Sc in each sc around (60 sc)

Rnd 30) *sc in next sc, dec; repeat from * around (40 sc)

Rnd 31) *sc in next 2 sc, dec; repeat from * around (30 sc)

 NECK

 Rnd 32) *sc in next sc, dec; repeat from * around (20 sc)

Rnd 33) sc in each sc around to last sc, change to Buff yarn (20 sc)

 HEAD

 Rnd 34) *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (30 sc)

Rnd 35) *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (40 sc)

Rnd 36) *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (50 sc)

Rnd 37) *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (60 sc)

Rnd 38-51) sc in each sc around (60 sc) NOTE: Insert eyes between rows 46 and 47 leaving 5 sc between each eye

Rnd 52)  *sc in next sc, dec; repeat from * around (40 sc)

Rnd 53) *sc in next 2 sc, dec; repeat from * around (30 sc)

Rnd 54) *sc in next sc, dec; repeat from * around (20 sc)

Rnd 55) Dec around (10 sc)

Rnd 56) Dec around (5 sc); finish off leaving an long length for sewing; sew top of head closed; secure ends; clip end

 LEGS

 Leg 1

Rnd 1) Lay body/head section on its back with the eyes centered.  Trace an imaginary line starting between the two eyes going down to the free loops of the foundation ch of Rnd 1 of Body.  This is where you will begin the first leg.  Place a marker in this free loop.  Stuff the head and body. With a sl st join Buff yarn to the marked center free loop.  Sc in same free loop as sl st.  Sc in next 29 free loops; join with a sl st to first sc of leg. DO NOT TURN (30 sc)

Rnd 2-19) Sc in each sc around (30 sc)

Rnd 20) Sc in each sc around to last; make color change to Black (30 sc)

Foot:

Rnd 21) Dec around (15 sc)

Rnd 22) Sc in each sc around (15 sc)

Rnd 23) 2 sc in each sc around (30 sc)

Rnd 24-30) Sc in each sc around; stuff (30 sc)

Rnd 31) *Sc in next sc, dec; repeat from * around (20 sc)

Rnd 32) Dec around; stuff a little more (10 sc)

Rnd 33) Dec around; finish off leaving a length for sewing; sew opening closed; flatten bottom of foot (5 sc)

 Leg 2

Rnd 1) Working in remain 30 free loops of Rnd 1 of Body join Buff yarn with a sl st.  Sc in same loop as sl st.  Sc in remaining 29 free loops; join with a sl st to first sc of leg.  DO NOT TURN (30 sc)

Rnds 2-33) Same as Leg 1

 

ARMS (make 2)

 Rnd 1) With Buff, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook; join to first sc with sl st (6 sc)

Rnd 2) 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)

Rnd 3) sc in each sc around (12 sc)

Rnd 4) *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (18 sc)

Rnd 5) sc in each sc around (18 sc)

Rnd 6) sc in each sc around (18 sc)

Rnd 7) *sc in next 4sc, dec; repeat from * around (15 sc)

Rnd 8) *sc in next 3 sc, dec; repeat from * around (12 sc)

Rnd 9) *sc in next 2 sc, dec; repeat from * around, change to Orange yarn (9 sc)

Rnd 10) 2 sc in each sc around (18 sc)

Rnd 11-23) sc in each sc around (18 sc)

Rnd 24-25) sc in next 9 sts, sl st in next 9 sts

Rnd 26) sc in next 9 sts, sl st in next st; finish off leaving a long length for sewing, stuff firmly; attach to sides of body using photograph as a reference

 

WIG

 Base: Rnd 1) With Cornmeal, ch 2, work 6 sc in second ch from hook, join to first sc with a sl st, DO NOT TURN (6 sc)

Rnd 2) 2 sc in next sc and in each sc around (12 sc)

Rnd 3) 2 sc in each sc around (24 sc)

Rnd 4) *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (36 sc)

Rnd 5-6) Sc in each sc around; finish off after Rnd 6 (36 sc)

Fringe (hair): Cut a piece of cardboard 4” x 12”.  Wrap Cornmeal yarn around 72 times.  Cut yarn along long edge of cardboard to make 72 8” lengths of Cornmeal yarn.  Using a crochet hook, draw the folded end up through the stitches around the base and pull the loose ends through the folded end; draw the knot up tightly.  Do this twice in each of the 36 stitches around the base. 

 HAT

Rnd 1) With Burgundy, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook, join to first with sl st, DO NOT TURN

Rnd 2) 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)

Rnd 3) *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (18 sc)

Rnd 4) *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (24 sc)

Rnd 5) *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (30 sc)

Rnd 6) *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (36 sc)

Rnd 7) *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (42 sc)

Rnd 8) *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (48 sc)

Rnd 9) *sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (54 sc)

Rnd 10) *sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (60 sc)

Rnd 11) *sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around (66 sc)

Rnd 12) in BLO, sc around (66 sc)

Rnd 12-17) sc in each sc around (66 sc)

Rnd 18) In FLO, sc around (66 sc)

Rnd 19) 2 sc in each sc around (132 sc)

Rnd 20-22) sc in each sc around (132 sc)

Rnd 23) sc in each sc around, sl st in next sc, finish off, weave in loose ends.  Attach to head.

 

OVERALLS