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Stuffed Clown

Size = 10" tall
Sport weight acrylic yarn = 2 balls white and 1 black
Baby fingering weight yarn = 2 oz white
Crochet hooks sizes D/3 and E/4
2 black 5mm shank button
Small amount black and red embroidery floss
Fiberfill
Gauge = with sport weight and hook size D = 6 sc is 1"
With fingering yarn and hook size E = 5 sc is 1"

NOTE = Do not join rnds unless otherwise indicated.
Doll : Head and Body : Rnd 1: With white sports weight yarn and hook size D, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (8)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (16)
Rnd 3: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] rep around. (24)
Rnd 4: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] rep around. (32)
Rnd 5: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around. (40)
Rnd 6: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 7 & 8: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 9: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc] rep around. (48)
Rnds 10-12: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 13: [dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc] rep around. (42)
Rnd 14-18: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 19: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc] rep around. (36)
Rnd 20: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc] rep around. (30)
Rnd 21: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around. (24)
Rnd 22: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc] rep around. (18)
Rnd 23: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 24: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (36)
Rnd 25: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around. (45)
Rnd 26: [Work 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 15 sc] twice, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc. (48)
Rnd 27-42: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 43: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc] rep around. (40)
Rnd 44: Rep rnd 6.
Rnd 45: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around. (32)
Rnd 46: Rep rnd 6, sl st in next st, fasten off. (32)
Stuff head and body firmly, flatten base of body and sew closed.
Legs: (make 2): Row 1: With black sports weight yarn and hook size D, ch 29, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch, across, ch 1, turn. (28)
Rows 2-5: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc across to within last 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (20)
Row 6: Sc in each sc across, sl st to join in beg. sc, fasten off.
Rnd 7: Attach white sports weight  yarn, sc in each sc, around. (20)
Rnd 8: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc] rep around. (24)
Rnd 9-21: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 22: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc] rep around. (20)
Rnd 23: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around, sl st in next st, fasten off. (16)
Sew shoes tog down front and across foundation row. Stuff to within 1/2" of top of leg. Making sure the point of the shoe faces the front, flatten top of let and sew to body.
Arms: (make 2): Row 1: With white sports weight yarn and hook size D, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Work 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4sc, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1, turn. (8)
Row 4: Sc in each sc across, turn, do NOT ch 1.
Row 5: Sl st in 1st sc, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (10)
Row 6: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 7: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (4)
Row 8: [Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc] twice, fasten off. (2) Rep. rows 1-8 for opposite side of hands.
NOTE: use a small crochet hook to sl st hands together. Place both sides of hand tog, matching thumbs and leaving foundation row free, beg at wrist, attach white sport weight yarn and sl st all around hand, ending at wrist.
Rnd 9: Attach white sports weight yarn in opposite side of foundation ch of wrist, ch 1, work 12 sc around wrist. (12)
Rnd 10: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 11: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] rep around. (16)
Rnd 12: [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] rep around. (20)
Rnds 13-25: Rep rnd 10.
At the end of rnd 25, sl st in next st, fasten off. Stuff hand and arm with fiberfill. Flatten top of arm, making sure the thumb is pointing up and position and sew to body.
Hat: Rnds 1-9: With black sports weight yarn and hook size D, rep rnds 1-9 of head. (48)
Rnds 10-22: Sc in each sc around. At the end of rnd 22, sl st in next st, fasten off.
Position hat on head and roll up a couple of rnds for rim and stitch hat to head. Refer to photo for facial features.
Costume: (This is crocheted vertically from legs to shoulder)
Front and Back: (make 2): Row 1: With white baby fingering yarn and hook size E, ch 39, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. (38)
Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. Rep row 2 until piece measure 3 + 1/2". (Rows 3 & 4 are centre of leg opening).
Row 3: Sc in next 24 sc, ch 15, turn.
Row 4: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 13 chs, sc in next 24 sc, ch 1, turn. (38)
Rep row 2 until another 3 + 1/2" are completed. At the end of last rep, fasten off.
Sleeves: (make 2): Row 1: With white baby fingering yarn and hook size E, ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. (12)
Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 3-8: Rep row 2.
Row 9: Sc in each sc across to within last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (13)
Row 10: Work 2 sc in first sc, sc in each rem sc across, ch 1, turn. (14)
Rows 11-14: Rep rows 9 & 10. (18)
Row 15: Rep row 2.
Row 16: Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in each rem sc across, ch 1, turn. (17)
Row 17: Sc in each sc across to within last 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (13)
Rows 18-21: Rep rows 16 & 17. (12)
Rows 22-29: Rep row 2. At the end of row 29, fasten off.
Holding front and back vertically tog., (first row at left and last row at right), sew outer left edge from bottom upward to within 15 sc of top, leaving these sts free for sleeve openings. Sew inner leg seams tog and sew sleeves to armhole.
Neck Ruffle: Rnd 1: (wrong side): With baby fingering yarn and hook size E, attach yarn at back, work 36 sc across back, 2 sc across sleeve, 36 sc across front and 2 sc across 2nd sleeve. (76)
Rnds 2-8: Sc in each sc around. At the end of rnd 8, sl st in next st, fasten off.
Rnd 9: With black sports weight yarn and hook size E, attach yarn in any sc of rnd 8, ch 1, work 2 sc in each sc around, join. Fasten off.
Arm Ruffles: Rnd 1: With white baby fingering yarn and hook size E, attach yarn in edge of sleeve cuff, work 38 sc evenly spaced around. (28)
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each sc around. At the end of rnd 5, sl st in next st, fasten off.
Rnd 6: Rep rnd 9 of neck ruffle.
Leg Ruffles: Rnd 1: With white baby fingering yarn and hook size E, attach yarn in leg seam, work 40 sc evenly spaced around, (40)
Rnds 2-6: Rep rnds 2-6 of arm ruffle.
Buttons: (make 3): Rnd 1: With black sports weight yarn and hook size D, leaving a 3" length at beg., ch 4, work 14 dc in 4th st from hook, sl st to join in top of beg ch, fasten off.
Weave rem length of yarn through centre hole of button, pull to close opening. Sew buttons evenly spaced down front of costume. With double length of white yarn, starting at centre back of next ruffle, weave through sts of rnd 1 of neck ruffle, leaving yarn free, remove needle. Rep in same manner for each leg and arm ruffle. Place costume on clown, pull each set of woven yarns to gather, knot to secure, weave in ends.