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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Pumpkin Pickin' Poncho for Barbie-Free Crochet Pattern

This Pumpkin Pickin' Poncho was the first thing that crossed my mind when I thought about making clothes for a Barbie Doll. Super simple, whips up in an hour or less, a girl can make it for herself and the crazy eyelash trim just makes it fun! (You might need to help with that though.)
 
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And since every girl should have options...
Here's one with black trim and a different hat:@)

Or maybe turn the poncho into a Jack-O-Lantern with yarn or buttons...
Full disclosure: this photo was edited to show you how the J-O-L idea could look.

Definitions:
Ch=chain, SC=single crochet, DC=double crochet, SCDR=single crochet decrease

Pumpkin Picking Poncho-I used an H hook
Everything is worked into the back stitch.
Chain 20, slip stitch into first hole.
R1~*SC next 3 holes, SCDR next 2 holes, repeat from *
R2~SC in back loop around (16 stitches)
R3~*3 SC in first hole, SC in next hole, repeat from *
R4~Ch3, DC around, slip stitch into original Ch3.
R5~(32 stitches) Ch 3, *DC in next 7 holes, 2 DC in 8th hole, repeat from *, slip stitch into original Ch3.
R6~Ch3, *DC in next 6 holes, 2 DC in 7th hole, repeat from *, slip stitch into original Ch3.
R7~Ch3, *DC in next 4 holes, 2 DC in 5th hole, repeat from *, join eyelash yarn (if using) on the last DC, slip stitch into original Ch3.
R8~Ch3, DC around using the eyelash yarn. Finish off and work in all ends.

The Hats: I used the Itty Bitty Hat Pattern HERE with an H hook-adorable!!! And made a cute little cap (which was a blooper from my first try at the Itty Bitty pattern... yes, following directions helps...) I think the fun trim makes Barbie the fanciest pumpkin picker in the patch!

18 comments:

  1. this girl has some serious fashion sense! :)

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  2. Barbie is always a fashion plate! Great job and I love it!!!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  3. Cute! An Autumn Barbie! Love it! (Lynn, do you have a little girl you are crocheting for?) xo

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  4. Adorable! I want one like that, do you make them in my size? :)

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  5. Love it Lynn! Barbie has quite the wardrobe :)

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  6. Oh how I would have loved to have a poncho for my Barbie when I was growing up! I love it!!!!

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  7. This is adorable. I have limited crochet skills, couldn't sit still at mama's knee. Since I have a new and first granddaughter I think I will have to attempt this. The only think I am not sure is the SCDR.
    I am pinning. Thanks for sharing, Ginger

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  8. OH MY GOSH, that is so adorable, Lynn! What a pumpkin picking fashion statement for Miss Barbie. You did a great job. xo

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  9. ...just as cute as can be.
    Do you have a little girl somewhere that loves these cute clothes you are making??

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  10. Your Barbie creations are so much fun. thanks for the inspiration and patterns!

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  11. It's fun to dress up dolls.
    Merle.....

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  12. Barbie is so chic in her new pumpkin pickin' poncho. Too cute!

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  13. Oh my Lynn! That poncho is adorable - I want one in my size!!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  14. Hi, you did a great job crocheting the clothes for Barbie! I saw it on craft on maniac.
    Julie from julieslifestyle.blogspot.com

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  15. Adorable! Can't wait to make one for one of the Barbie dolls in my own collection! Thanks for sharing the pattern, and hope you're enjoying your weekend! ~tina

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