December 16, 2017

Jester-Style Clown Doll

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FINISHED SIZE: 13-15 in / 33-38 cm tall, 9 in / 23 cm wide

Materials:
  • Red Heart Super Saver in the following colors;
      Cherry Red
      Gold
      Dark Orchid
      White
      a very small amount of black yarn for stitching the eyes
  • size G (4mm) crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • stuffing

Instructions:

HAT

HAT PART 1
With Dark Orchid, make a magic ring and 6 sc into ring. (Or ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 2: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (16 sts)
Rounds 3-5 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (16 sts)
Round 6: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Add stuffing.
Round 7: Dec around. (6 sts)
Fasten off Dark Orchid. Attach Cherry Red.
Round 8: Sc through BLO of each st around. (6 sts)
Rounds 9-11 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (6 sts)
Round 12: 2sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts. (7 sts)
Round 13: 2sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts. (8 sts)
Round 14: 2sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts. (9 sts)
Round 15: 2sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts. (10 sts)
Round 16: *(2sc in next st, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (15 sts)
Rounds 17-18: Sc in each st around. (15 sts)
Round 19: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 20: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Round 21: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Round 22: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts), repeat from * around. (30 sts)
Rounds 23-25 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (30 sts)
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Add stuffing.

HAT PART 2
Work same as PART 1, but use Gold yarn instead of Cherry Red.

HEAD
With White, make a magic ring and 6 sc into ring. (Or ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 2: *(Sc in next st, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 3: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Round 4: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Round 5: *(Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (30 sts)
Round 6: *(Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (36 sts)
Rounds 7-14 (8 rounds): Sc in each st around. (36 sts)
Round 15: *(Dec, sc in each of next 2 sts), repeat from * around. (27 sts)
Round 16: Sc in each st around. (27 sts)
Fasten off White. Attach Dark Orchid.
Rounds 17-19 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (27 sts)
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Add stuffing.

ARM 1
With White, make a magic ring and 6 sc into ring. (Or ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rounds 2-4 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 5: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (16 sts)
Rounds 6-7: Sc in each st around. (16 sts)
Add stuffing.
Round 8: Dec, sc in each of next 2 sts, dec remaining sts of round. (9 sts)
Round 9: (Sc in next st, dec)three times. (6 sts)
Fasten off White. Attach Gold.
Round 10: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 11: 2 sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Rounds 12-19 (8 rounds): Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Round 20: *(Sc in each of next 4 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (20 sts)
Rounds 21-22: Sc in each st around. (20 sts)
Round 23: *(Sc in each of next 3 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (16 sts)
Rounds 24-25: Sc in each st around. (16 sts)
Add stuffing.
Round 26: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Round 27: Sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Add more stuffing.
Round 28: Dec around. (6 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn to thread through remaining sts and pull closed.

ARM 2
Work same as ARM 1, but use Cherry Red yarn instead of Gold.

FOOT 1
With Dark Orchid, ch6.
Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 3 ch, 2sc in last ch. Turn so that you are working on opposite side, sc in each of next 4 ch, 2sc in last ch. (12 sts)
Round 2: *(2sc in next st, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 3: (2sc, sc, 2sc, sc in next 4 sts)twice, (2sc, sc)twice. (24 sts)
Round 4: [(2sc, sc)twice, sc in next 6 sts]twice, (2sc, sc)twice. (30 sts)
Round 5: (2sc, sc)three times, sc in next 7 sts, (2sc, sc)twice, sc in next 7 sts, (2sc, sc)three times. (38 sts)
Fasten off Dark Orchid. Attach Gold.
Round 6: Sc through BLO of each st around. (38 sts)
Round 7: Sc in each of next 12 sts, ch6, skip next 12 sts, sc in next st (being careful not to twist chain, sc in each of next 13 sts. (38 sc, 6 ch)
From here until fastening off Gold, you will be ignoring some of the stitches.
Round 8: Sc in each of next 12 sts, sc in BLO of each ch, sc in each of next 14 sts. (32 sts)
Round 9: Sc in each st around. (32 sts)
Round 10: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Round 11: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Round 12: Repeat round 10. (18 sts)
Round 13: *(Sc in next st, dec), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Round 14: Dec around. (6 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn to thread through remaining sts and pull closed.
Add stuffing.

FOOT 2
Work same as FOOT 1, but use Cherry Red yarn instead of Gold.

LEG 1
Round 1: Attach Cherry Red to the unworked sc row of foot and sc in each of the 12 sts, then sc in each of the 6 ch. (18 sts)
Rounds 2-4 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (18 sts)
Round 5: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts), repeat from * around. (21 sts)
Rounds 6-9 (4 rounds): Sc in each st around. (21 sts)
Round 10: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Rounds 11-12: Sc in each st around. (24 sts)
Round 13: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts), repeat from * around. (28 sts)
Rounds 14-16 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (28 sts)
Round 17: *(2sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts), repeat from * around. (32 sts)
Rounds 18-20 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (32 sts)
Round 21: *(Dec, sc in each of next 2 sts), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Add stuffing.

LEG 2
Work same as LEG 1, but use Gold yarn instead of Cherry Red.

BODY
Round 1: With Gold, ch11. 2sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 8 ch, 2sc in next ch, Turn so that you are working on opposite side, 2sc, sc in each of next 8 ch, 2sc. (24 sts)
Round 2: (2sc, sc)twice, sc in next 4 sts, (2sc, sc)twice, (sc, 2sc)twice, sc in next 4 sts, (sc, 2sc)twice. (32 sts)
Round 3: Sc in each st around. (32 sts)
Round 4: (2sc, sc)twice, sc in next 10 sts, 2sc, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc, sc in next 10 sts, (sc, 2sc)twice. (38 sts)
Round 5: Sc, 2sc, sc in next 15 sts, 2sc, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc, sc in next 15 sts, 2sc, sc. (42 sts)
Round 6: Sc in each st around. (42 sts)
Round 7: (2sc, sc)twice, sc in next 15 sts, 2sc, sc in next 2 sts, 2sc, sc in next 15 sts, (sc, 2sc)twice. (46 sts)
Rounds 8-14 (7 rounds): Sc in each st around. (46 sts)
Fasten off Gold. Attach Cherry Red.
Rounds 15-21 (7 rounds): Sc in each st around. (46 sts)
Round 22: (Dec, sc)twice, sc in next 15 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 15 sts, (sc, dec)twice. (42 sts)
Round 23: Sc in each st around. (42 sts)
Round 24: Sc, dec, sc in next 15 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 15 sts, dec, sc. (38 sts)
Round 25: (Dec, sc)twice, sc in next 10 sts, dec, sc in next 2 sts, dec, sc in next 10 sts, (sc, dec)twice. (32 sts)
Round 26: Sc in each st around. (32 sts)
Round 27: (Dec, sc)twice, sc in next 4 sts, (dec, sc)twice, (sc, dec)twice, sc in next 4 sts, (sc, dec)twice. (24 sts)
Stuff.
Round 28: Dec around. (12 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Add more stuffing. Sew opening closed.

LARGE BOBBLE BUTTON
With Dark Orchid, make a magic ring and 6 sc into ring. (Or ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 2: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2sc in next st), repeat from * around. (16 sts)
Rounds 3-5 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (16 sts)
Round 6: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Add stuffing.
Round 7: Dec around. (6 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn.
Thread yarn through remaining sts and pull closed.

SMALL BOBBLE BUTTON
With Dark Orchid, make a magic ring and 6 sc into ring. (Or ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rounds 2-4 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Add stuffing.
Round 5: Dec around. (6 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn.
Thread yarn through remaining sts and pull closed.

NOSE
Work same as SMALL BOBBLE BUTTON, but use Cherry Red yarn instead of Dark Orchid.

ASSEMBLY
Sew Leg 1 to the red half of the body. Sew Leg 2 to the yellow half of the body.
Sew head to top of body.
Sew Arm 1 to the red half of the body. Sew Arm 2 to the yellow half of the body.
Place Hat Part 1 on the top of the head facing towards the red side of the body and arm. Place Hat Part 2 on the top of the head facing towards the yellow side of the body and arm. Sew 6 sts of Hat Part 1 and Hat Part 2 together where they meet at the center-top of the head. Sew both parts to top of head: red side facing the red side, yellow side facing the yellow side.
Sew nose to center of face.
With black yarn, stitch eyes on face.

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