Note: This is a pattern that has been in my possession for at least 20 years. It was a typed pattern from an
individual and has no name on it indicating a designer. IF someone would like to contact me with information about the designer, I would be more than happy to include the credit for the design here on my page. I make no claim to this design for myself. Mary Roberts
Materials needed: 2 skeins white 4-ply yarn, 2 skeins variegated 4 ply yarn, size H hook, large thumbsucker (or bottle sucking) baby face & hands, 4" dylite ball, polyester filling.
Make 1 white for front and 1 variegated for back.
Row 1: Ch 19, sc in 2nd and ea st from hook, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in ea st across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 6" long. Fasten Off.
Legs: (make 2 with white)
Ch 21, join, ch 1, sc in ea ch st around (do not join rnds) for 19 rnds.
Fold leg halves together at bottom and work 10 sc across thru both
thickness, ch 1, turn. Work in sc back and forth for a total of 9 rows. Leave enough yarn to tack both corners of foot up to the center of base of leg and sew on a pompom. Stuff legs.
Arms: (make 2 with white)
Ch 16, join. Ch 1, sc in each st around (do not join rnds) for 15 rnds.
Make edging as follows: *(1 sc, 2 dc) in next st, sk 1 st, rep from * around. Join. Insert hands into arms and sew in place. Stuff arms.
With white, ch 4, join for ring, ch 3, 13 dc in ring, join to
top of ch 3. (14 dc, counting starting ch 3)
Row 2: ch 3 to start every rnd (which counts as dc). Dc in ea dc, inc 1 dc in every 2nd st.
Row 3: Dc in every st, inc in every 3rd st.
Row 4: Dc in every st, inc in every 4th st.
Row 5. Dc in every st, inc in every 5th st.
Rows 6-9: Work even without increasing.
Edging: Sl st in first 4 sts, sc in next st, * ch 1, sk 1 dc, (dc, ch 1) 4x in next st, sk 1 dc, sc in next st, repeat from * until you have made a total of 8 shells. Fasten off.
Tie: Make a ch 24" long. Lace in and out of row 9 on bonnet. Fasten pompoms to each end of tie.
Blanket is made with V st (dc, ch 1, dc) in same st.
Increase st is (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1 dc) in same st.
With variegated, sc 2 body pieces together, stuffing firmly as you go.
Row 1 & 2: Inc st in corner st, * sk 2 sts, V st in next st, repeat from * around with an inc st in each corner st. Join. In 2nd and all other rnds, V st is placed over ch 1 of previous row.
Row 3: Work a V st in each V st around (no increases).
Repeat rnds 1-3 until blanket is size desired.
Edging: Work shell edging same as bonnet. Place ball in back of face and sew bonnet to face at top and bottom and sew to body. Sew arms and legs in place.