Cloche Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Crochet a 1920’s style cloche hat for your doll! Skill level: easy, knowledge of basic crochet stitches and working in the round. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version of this pattern by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1300893995/pdf-crochet-pattern-cloche-hat-for** ***For my complete crochet pattern…

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Summer Bag Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Crochet a “straw” like summer bag for your doll. Add tassels or poms to dress it up if desired. Skill level: Easy, knowledge of basic crochet stitches and working in the round. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version of this…

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Striped Tank Top Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Crochet your doll a striped summer tank top! Skill level: intermediate, knowledge of basic crochet stitches and color changes. The stripe pattern uses three blue color variations. You can change up the color of the stripe pattern by substituting different tones of other colors for the dark, medium and light blues. *For the FREE version…

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Ruffled Romper Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Crochet your own ruffled trim romper for your doll! Pattern is worked in continuous rounds and all in one piece. Skill level is easy. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version of this pattern by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1250272648/pdf-crochet-pattern-ruffled-romper-for** ***For my complete…

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Summer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

This hat is inspired by Addy’s boater hat from her summer collection. It sits just atop the doll’s hair and you can add some elastic to the sides of the hat to wrap around the chin if desired. The hat is simple and quick to make using basic crochet stitches. *For the FREE version of…

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How to Remove Ink and Dye Stains from American Girl Doll Vinyl

Whether you have a well loved and played with doll with an ink stain or have purchased a secondhand doll online with the stain spot cleverly hidden in the photos, it is incredibly simple to remove the spot! What you will need: 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment Cream Plastic Cling Wrap Old Towels Sunny, Warm…

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Swimsuit Cover Up Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Crochet a simple swimsuit cover up for your American Girl or 18″ Doll. Skill level: Easy. Knowledge of basic crochet stitches and attaching fringe. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer-friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1247104121/pdf-crochet-pattern-swimsuit-cover-up** ***To view all crochet patterns available in…

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Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl & 18″ Dolls

Crochet a beach style bucket hat for your doll’s summer wardrobe. Skill level is easy and is worked using standard crochet stitches. You can add a floral pin for detail or leave the hat as is. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer-friendly…

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How to Repair “Sticky” Eye and Retracted Lashes for American Girl Dolls

Repairing “sticky” eye and and retracted lashes is easy to do with items you most likely have around the house. Sticky eye is when the doll’s eye does not open and shut properly. In the left image above, the doll is sitting up and her eye on the left side is still closed while the…

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Spring Sweater Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Crochet a simple springtime sweater for your doll. *For the FREE version, continue to scroll down this post* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here:https://www.etsy.com/listing/1207306626/pdf-crochet-pattern-spring-sweater-for** ***To view all crochet patterns available in my shop, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrownCountryCrochet*** Materials #3 DK Yarn 3.00 mm hook Row counter Stitch markers   Yarn needle Sew…

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Farmer Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls

Spring is finally here and planting season is among us! Keep your doll’s skin protected from sunburn and looking cute with this crocheted farmer hat. The ridges in the hat give a straw-like appearance and are worked at the end of the hat. Be sure to work through the back loops only as instructed to…

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How to Re-curl American Girl Doll Hair

Curly haired dolls are especially cute; however, the curls do tend to frizz easily. After about a year and a half now of styling my Courtney doll’s hair on occasion, her hair is looking frumpy. Re-curling the hair takes a little time, about an hour to two hours depending on how precise you want to…

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Fiesta Shawl Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Crochet a sweet, simple shawl for your doll. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1200274171/pdf-crochet-pattern-fiesta-shawl-for** ***To view all crochet patterns available in my shop, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrownCountryCrochet*** Materials #4 Worsted Yarn  E (3.5 mm) hook Larger hook…

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Rag Doll Crochet Pattern for 18″ Dolls

Inspired by Kirsten’s beloved doll, Sari, crochet your own miniature pioneer rag doll for your doll to love. *For the FREE version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1183165378/pdf-crochet-pattern-rag-doll-for-18** ***To view all crochet patterns available in my shop, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrownCountryCrochet***…

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How to Remove Shine Marks and Scuffs from American Girl Dolls

Shine marks are inevitable. They occur when the doll takes a hard fall and leaves behind a little mark that shines in the light. You may also have purchased a doll online secondhand that has shine marks and scuffs that were not noticeable in the listing photos. What you will need: Micro-Mesh Sanding pads (1500,…

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Baby Bow Crochet Pattern

Free crochet pattern for American Girl Caring for Baby and 8″ baby dolls I adore this little doll. I 3-d printed her a crib. It is a little small for her to lay in but it is as big as I could make it and she looks quite cute sitting in it. These adorable little…

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Sweater Crochet Pattern

Crochet a simple, basic sweater to add to your doll’s wardrobe. *For the free version of this pattern, continue to scroll down this post.* **You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1167803290/pdf-crochet-pattern-sweater-for-18-dolls** ***To view all crochet patterns available in my shop, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrownCountryCrochet*** Materials #3 DK Yarn E (3.5) mm…

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Winter Scarf Crochet Pattern

Create a cute and easy scarf to keep your doll cozy for winter. This is a simple beginner level pattern that can be worked up quickly. *For the FREE crochet pattern, continue to scroll down this post* **To view all crochet patterns available in my store, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CrownCountryCrochet** Materials Worsted Yarn: Knit Picks Brava…

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Bobble Beret Crochet Pattern

I have entirely too much yarn which threatens to take over the house at times, which is why I love stash buster projects to use up some dwindling balls of yarn. I had a quarter ball left of this yarn and decided to turn it into a beret for Molly to wear for Christmas. *For…

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Tightening Limbs

Sooner or later, whether you intend to or not, if you purchase dolls second hand, you will end up with a doll that needs her limbs tightened. I purchased an Elizabeth doll in an Ebay auction that was listed as new and still in her box. When I took her out of the box however,…

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