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Crochet Lola
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L0362

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 15 in. (38 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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Note: (B)

860-100 Vanna's Choice Yarn: White

Crisp white


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Note: (C)

860-180 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Cranberry

Deep red


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Note: (D)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing 2 black safety eyes, 9 mm Small amount of black yarn 2 black pipe cleaners Round wood toothpick Craft knife
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

When working in the rnd, do not join at end of rnds and do not turn at beg of rnds.
2.

When you see "- 12 sts" in the instructions, this tells you how many sts you should have at the end of that specific rnd or row.
3.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.

Proceed with new color.

Fasten off old color.


INSTRUCTIONS



LOLA
HEAD/BODY
Head
Beg at top of head, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnds 8-13: Sc in each st around.
Shape Cheeks
Rnd 14: Sc in first 9 sts, 2 sc in each of next 3 sts, sc in next 18 sts, 2 sc in each of next 3 sts, sc in next 9 sts - 48 sts.
Rnds 15-18: Sc in each st around.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes just above cheeks.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 40 sts.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 32 sts.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Stuff head firmly.
Body
Change to B.
Rnd 22: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 23: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 24: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnd 25: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnds 26-36: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 37: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.
Note: Rnd 37 is worked through back loops only so that the first rnd of the skirt can be worked in the front loops of Rnd 37.
Change to C.
Rnds 38-40: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 41: *Sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnd 42: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 43: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 44: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 45: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Stuff piece firmly.
Rnd 46: *Sc2tog, sc in the next st; rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 47: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through sts of last rnd, pull tightly to gather, and knot securely.



Skirt
Hold the Body upside down, with the Head towards you to work skirt.

Join B with a sl st in front loop of any st on Rnd 37 of Body.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in each of the 48 front loops of Rnd 37.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-11: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
Beg at hand, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 5 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 10 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: Sc in first 4 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts for thumb, sc in next 4 sts - 12 sts.
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: Sc in first 4 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 4 sts - 10 sts.
Change to B.
Note: Stuff Arm as you work Rnds 7-18.
Rnds 7-18: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



LEGS (make 2)
Beg at foot, with D, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 4 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 16 sts.
Rnds 5 and 6: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 7: Work 2 sc in first 2 sts, sc in next 12 sts, work 2 sc in each of last 2 sts - 20 sts.
Rnd 8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: (Sc2tog) twice, sc in next 2 sts, (sc2tog) 4 times, sc in next 2 sts, (sc2tog) twice - 12 sts.
Change to A.
Rnd 10: Sc2tog, sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog - 10 sts.
Note: Stuff Leg as you work Rnds 11-22.
Rnds 11-22: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



NOSE
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 9 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 4 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



HAIR
Beg at top of head, with C, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnds 8-10: Sc in each st around.
Note: Beg with Row 11, you will be working back and forth in rows rather than in the rnd.
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 30 sts, leave last 12 sts unworked for bangs.
Rows 12-15: Working back on forth on 30 sts only, ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 25 sts, sc2tog, leave last 3 sts unworked - 26 sts.
Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 22 sts, sc2tog - 24 sts.
Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 19 sts; leave last 3 sts unworked - 20 sts.
Rows 19-22: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 23: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 18 sts, 2 sc in last st - 22 sts.
Row 24: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 20 sts, work 2 sc in the last st - 24 sts.
Fasten off.



LARGE CURLS (make 7)
With C, ch 6.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 10 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each st across - 20 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



SMALL CURLS (make 4)
With C, ch 7.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 12 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



FINISHING
Note: Use yarn tails for sewing.
Sew Nose to face.

With black yarn, embroider a straight st mouth.

Sew Hair to head with bangs at center.

Roll each Curl into a spiral.

With long tail, sew a few sts through base of spiral to secure.

Sew Curls along face edge of Hair, arranging Large and Small Curls as desired.

Stuff Ears lightly, then sew to Head.

Sew Arms and Legs to Body.



Eyeglasses
Note: Eyeglasses should not be added if doll is for a child.
Bend the end of one pipe cleaner into a curve.

Place curve over one Ear.

Bend opposite end of pipe cleaner to curve around opposite Ear, trimming pipe cleaner length to fit to make Eyeglass frame.
Cut 2 lengths of pipe cleaner, each 3 in.

(7.5 cm) long.

Bend each length into a semi-circle.

With Eyeglass frame on doll, wrap ends of each length around frame to complete the Eyeglasses.
Weave in ends.



SWEATER
Beg at neck edge, with E, ch 41.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 7 ch, 2 sc in next 4 ch, sc in next 16 ch, 2 sc in next 4 ch, sc in last 8 ch - 48 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in next 4 sts, sc in next 20 sts, 2 sc in next 4 sts, sc in last 10 sts - 56 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 22 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 11 sts - 64 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 13 sts - 68 sts.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 13 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 13 sts - 72 sts.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 13 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 26 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 13 sts - 76 sts.
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 13 sts, sk next 12 sts for armhole, sc in next 26 sts, sk next 12 sts for armhole, sc in next 13 sts - 52 sts.
Rows 8-19: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten off.
Sleeves
Join E with sl st at one armhole, to work in skipped sts of Row 7 of Sweater.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in last st - 14 sts.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-10: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

Rep for 2nd sleeve.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.



CROCHET BAG
BAG
With D, ch 14.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Rows 2-18: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Fold Bag in half, bringing first row up to meet last row, and seam sides.
Handle

Join D with sl st in one side at top of Bag.

Ch 30; join with sl st in opposite side at top of Bag.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.
Crochet Hook
Note: Crochet hook should not be included in this project if doll is for a child.
With craft knife, trim and then notch one end of toothpick to make Lola's crochet hook.
Wind scrap yarn into 2 yarn balls.

Place yarn balls and crochet hook in Crochet Bag.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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