Sockor Slippers

Free Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. These slippers are inspired by Kirsten’s sockor slippers from her collection. Interestingly, I read that a lady in Sweden hand felted the slippers for American Girl for a decade. What you will need: #5 Bulky yarn-Knit Picks Wonderfluff 1 skein in Cobblestone Heather F (3.75 mm)…

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Fall Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. Fall is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to break out all your hand made accessories for you and you doll! What you will need: #3 DK Yarn-Knit Picks Swish 1 skein in Moss E (3.5 mm) hook Row counter Stitch marker 2.5″…

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American Flag Crochet Pattern

***You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version of this pattern by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1046099404/pdf-crochet-pattern-american-flag-flag. For the free version, continue to scroll down this post.*** What you will need: Worsted Yarn E (3.5mm) hook 6 mm star confetti Dowel rod (0.125” diameter) Row counter  Yarn needle Scissors Shears for cutting the dowel (I used garden…

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Boater Hat Crochet Pattern

Boater Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. ***You can purchase the ad-free, printer friendly version by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1050501467/pdf-crochet-pattern-boater-hat-for-18. For the free version, continue to to scroll down this post.*** What you will need: Worsted Yarn-I Love This Cotton! 1 skein in Taupe E (3.5mm) hook Ribbon (5/8” wide) Berries and leaves…

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Striped Boatneck Sweater

FREE Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. What you will need: Worsted Yarn Blue-Knit Picks Wool of the Andes 1 skein in Winter Night White-Knit Picks Wool of the Andes 1 skein in White E (3.5 mm) hook Sew on snaps White sewing thread and needle Yarn Needle Row Counter Scissors Stitch Abbreviations:…

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No-sew Dollhouse Curtains

No-sew Doll Curtains DIY for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. If you do not know how to sew, you can still create cute little curtains for your dollhouse. I have been wanting to learn to sew for quite a while; however, I just have not taken the time to learn a new craft yet. I’ve…

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Hair Snood Crochet Pattern

Hair Snood FREE Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls What you will need: #4 worsted yarn Brown-Knit Picks Mighty Stitch 1 skein in Chocolate White-Knit Picks Mighty Stitch 1 skein in White E (3.5 mm) hook Stitch markers Row counter Scissors Yarn needle Notes & Tips: Snood is worked in continuous rounds. Place…

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Flower Crown & Bouquet

Flower Crown and Bouquet DIY for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. What you will need: Floral stems (I used 4 different floral stems with smaller blooms that measure about an 1″ to 1 1/4″ tall and wide) 24 gauge floral wire Floral stem wrapping tape Wire cutters or scissors Jute twine or ribbon (optional) To…

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Floppy Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Floppy Sun Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. ***You can find the ad-free and printer friendly PDF version of this pattern by visiting https://www.etsy.com/listing/1034025100/pdf-crochet-pattern-summer-sun-hat-for. For the free version, scroll down within this post.*** What you will need: #3 DK Yarn-Knit Picks CotLin 1 skein in Linen E (3.5 mm) hook Row counter…

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Easy DIY Table for 18″ Dolls

Custom built doll furniture can be a little expensive. While the craftsmanship is definitely worth it, sometime it just isn’t in the budget. You can create your own doll furniture without any wood crafting skills! This TV console table can be modified to be a coffee table, nightstand or even a dining table. If you…

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Easy DIY Wall Shelf for 18″ Dolls

I don’t have a lot of know-how in building doll furniture so I put together this simple wall shelf for Courtney’s bedroom with a few pieces of craft wood, stain and Loctite to hold it all together. I wouldn’t recommend putting anything heavy on it but for delicate doll decor, it has worked out really…

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Floral Embroidered Shawl Crochet Pattern

Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ dolls. Kirsten’s birthday story is my favorite of hers as well as her outfit. The illustrations by Renee Graef are beautiful and I love the pairing of the red boots with the pink dress in the book illustrations. What you will need: #3 Light Worsted Yarn White-Yarn Bee…

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Fringe Shawl Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. Create a little crochet fringe shawl for your doll! The shawl can be worn in two ways, as pictured above like a scarf or wrapped around the back like a shawl. It offers both a springtime and fall time look. *For the FREE version of this…

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Knit and Crochet Hair Ribbons

Free knit and crochet pattern hair ribbons for American Girl and 18″ dolls. I have been collecting a few outfits from Kirsten’s collection on Ebay and it can get a little expensive. I have noticed that if the outfits are missing items, you can purchase at a much better deal. A lot of the time…

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Bubble Skirt Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern for American Girl and 18″ Dolls. I love this little Hawaiian cutie and her precious top. Hawaiian prints are so much fun and I wanted to create a sweet bubbly skirt to pair with it. What you will need: #4 worsted yarn E (3.5 mm) hook row counter stitch markers scissors Yarn…

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Kirsten Doll Restoration

How to restore your American Girl doll. I decided to give this whole doll restoration thing a go. It was actually really fun and not difficult at all. I am on the lookout now for more dolls to fix up. You can restore your old doll too! I found this lovely Kirsten doll on Ebay.…

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Courtney’s 80’s Bedroom

Create a Totally Rad 80’s Bedroom for Your Doll. As an 80’s girl myself, I was very excited to put together this bedroom. I grew up more in the 90’s but cassette tapes, boomboxes, walkmen, matching lunchbox and thermos sets, posters all over your walls, was definitely the trend. I had Care Bears, a see-through…

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Introduction

It was around the year 1997 and I remember my Mom letting me and my sister pick out one doll each from the American Girl catalog. My sister picked out Samantha. I thought it would be really fun to be able to choose your own doll’s hair and eye color so I ended up picking…

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