Vintage Crochet for Barbie – Barbie Pantsuit – free pattern

Barbie Pantsuit – (outfit top left)

SIZE: Fits 11-1/2″ fashion doll.

MATERIALS:
Mercerized knitting and crochet cotton, dark green, main color (MC) for pants and jacket, light green, contrasting color (CC), for jacket; small amounts of yellow (A), variegated cotton (B), rose (C), and white (D) for shell.
Steel crochet hook No. 6.
Snap fastener.
Two small beads.

GAUGE: 9 dc = 1″ (pants). One motif = 1″ square (jacket). Shell motif = 2-1/2″ square.

PANTS: With MC, beg at top edge, ch 34.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc), dc in each remaining ch-32 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Dc in first dc (an inc), * dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * across, dc in top of ch 3–38 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Dc in first dc (an inc), * dc in each of next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * across, dc in last dc, dc in top of ch 3–44 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4: Dc in first dc (an inc), * dc in each of next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * 3 times, dc in each of last 6 dc, 2 dc in top of ch 3–50 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 5: Dc in first dc, dc in each dc across, 2 dc in top of ch 3–52 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Divide for Legs:
Row 6: Dc in first dc, dc in each of next 25 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 7: Sk first dc, dc in each of next 10 dc, ch 1, sk 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, sk 2 dc, dc in each of next 10 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 8: Sk first dc, dc in each of next 10 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in center of 3-dc group, ch 1, dc in each of next 10 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 9: Repeat row 8.
Row 10: Dc in first dc, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in center dc of 3-dc group, ch 1, dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 11-21: Work even in pat on 13 dc, shell, 13 dc.
Row 22: Work dc in each dc and ch 1 across–31 dc. End off.
Attach MC at crotch, work other leg the same.

FINISHING: Work 3 rows of sc across top edge for waistband. Sew leg seams and back seam for 1 row above crotch. Work 2 rows of sc around back opening. Close top with snap fastener.

JACKET: MOTIF (make 22): With CC, ch 4.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, * ch 2, 3 dc in same ch, repeat from * twice, ch 2, sl st in top of first ch. End off.
Rnd 2: Join MC in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, * 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, repeat from * twice, sl st in top of ch 3. End off.

FINISHING: Sew 3 motifs tog in a row for each front. Sew 6 motifs tog, 3 motifs wide by 2 motifs high, for back to armholes; sew back to fronts along underarm seams. Sew 2 motifs tog for top of back. Centering seam between these 2 motifs on back, sew to top edge of back, leaving 1/2 motif free each side for armholes. Sew shoulder seams leaving 1/2 of each front motif free at center for neck edge. Sew 4 motifs tog in a square for each sleeve. Fit one edge of square into armhole; sew in place; sew sleeve seam. With MC, work 1 row sc all around jacket.

SHELL: BACK: With A, ch 4.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, * ch 1, 3 dc in same ch, repeat from * twice, ch 1, sl st in top of first ch. End off.
Rnd 2: Join B in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp, 8 (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * twice, sl st in top of ch 3. End off.
Rnd 3: Join C in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp, * 3 dc in sp between shells, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * twice, 3 dc in sp between shells, sl st in top of ch 3. End off.
Rnd 4: Join D in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp, * 3 dc in each of next 2 sps, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * twice, 3 dc in each of last 2 sps, sl st in top of ch 3. Sl st to ch-1 sp.
Rnd 5: Work as for rnd 4, having 3 groups of 3 dc between corners.
Rnd 6: Work sc in each dc around, 3 sc in each corner. End off.





SHELL: FRONT: Work as for back through rnd 5.
Rnd 6: Work sc in each dc to corner, 3 sc in corner, ch 5 for buttonloop, sc in each dc to next corner, ch 5 for buttonloop, 3 sc in corner, finish rnd as for rnd 6 of back.









FINISHING: Sew back and front tog, beg 1/2″ up from bottom edge and sewing for 1″. Sew beads to top edge of back opposite buttonloops.

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  1. beth January 29, 2012
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