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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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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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 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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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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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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