Marina Doll – Free crochet pattern



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Here is the Marina doll, a free pattern found on the internet, its creator being Luisa Maria Arango Perez. I translated and interpreted this pattern in my own way so that it could be understood by as many amigurumi lovers as possible. At the end of this article you will find the original photos of the model. I hope you like it and find joy when you crochet it! Have a crocheted day!

Materials:

  • Cotton yarn in the following colors: light apricot (skin), brown, black, green, dark green, white, light brown, light blue, blue, cream, shaded yarn with cream, blue and green.
  • Hook n° 1,5 and 2
  • Safety eyes
  • 3 mm craft wire .
  • Sewing hooks for the dress or buttons
  • Star-shaped beads
  • Plastic templates
  • Fiberfill
  • Tapestry needle
  • Point marker
  • Scissors
  • Rubber tube for neck and arms
  • Blush or red pencil for the cheeks

Abbreviations: here

HEAD (light apricot, hook n°1,5)

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6 inc = 12
  • 3. (1sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 4. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 5. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 6. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 7. (5sc, inc)x 6 = 42
  • 8. (6sc, inc)x 6 = 48
  • 9. (7sc, inc)x 6 = 54
  • 10. (8sc, inc)x 6 = 60
  • 11-17. 60sc (7 rds)
  • 18. (8sc, dec)x 6 = 54
  • 19. 9sc, 1ch, sk 1st, 9sc, 1ch, sk 1st, 34sc = 54
  • 20. 54sc
  • 21. 6sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 8sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 30sc = 60
  • Insert the safety eyes at row 19 where the two 1ch chains are.
  • 22-26. 60sc (5 rds)
  • 27. (8sc, dec)x 6 = 54
  • 28. (7sc, dec)x 6 = 48
  • 29. (6sc, dec)x 6 = 42
  • 30. (5sc, dec)x 6 = 36
  • 31. (4sc, dec)x 6 = 30
  • 32. (3sc, dec)x 6 = 24 Stuff the head!
  • 33. (2sc, dec)x 6 = 18
  • 34. (4sc, dec)x 3 = 15. FO.

Embroider the eyes with white thread as in the photo. Embroider eyelashes and eyebrows with black thread.

Embroider the nose in row 22 on 3sc and the mouth 4 rows under the nose on 1sc.

HAIR (dark brown, hook n° 2)

Scalp:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6 inc = 12
  • 3. (1sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 4. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 5. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 6. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 7. (5sc, inc)x 6 = 42
  • 8. (6sc, inc)x 6 = 48
  • 9. (7sc, inc)x 6 = 54
  • 10. (8sc, inc)x 6 = 60
  • 11-18.  60sc (8 rds)
  • 19. 1slst, 1sc, inc-hdc, inc-dc, 53dc, inc-dc, inc-hdc, 1sc = 64
  • 1slst, 18sc, 15ch and from the second ch from hook make 14inc, 28sc, 15ch and from the second ch from hook make 14inc, 17sc, 1slst  in the center of the bangs.

Sew the hair and on the head!

Hair bun :

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6 inc = 12
  • 3. (1sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 4. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 5. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 6. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 7-12. 36sc (6 rds)
  • Make 50ch and from the second ch from hook: (1dc, inc-dc) in each ch and finisf with a slst.
  • Stuff it!

Sew the hair bun and on the head!

Hair star (light blue yarn, hook n° 2)

  • 1. 10sc in MR, 1slst in the first sc
  • 2. (2ch, 1dc, 2ch, 1sc, 2ch)x 5
  • 3. [1slst in the hole of the chain, (1sc, 3ch, 1sc in the dc from the previous row), 1slst in the hole of the chain , 1slst in sc from the previous row, 1slst in the hole of the chain] x 5

ARMS x 2 (light apricot)

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6 inc = 12
  • 3. (3sc, inc)x 3 = 15 Stuff the palm ! A rubber tube is inserted for the rest of the arm!
  • 4. (4sc, inc)x 3 = 18
  • 5-6. 18sc
  • 7. (4sc, dec)x 3 = 15
  • 8. (3sc, dec)x 3 = 12
  • 9-14. 12sc (6 rds)
  • 15. inc, 11sc = 13
  • 16-21. 13sc (6 rds)
  • 22. inc, 12sc = 14
  • 23-28. 14sc (6 rds)
  • 29. inc, 13sc = 15
  • 30-35. 15sc (6 rds) FO.

LEGS x 2

Start with light brown color yarn:

  • 1. 5ch, from the second ch from hook: 3sc, inc3sc and on the other side of the chain 3sc, inc3sc = 12
  • 2. 3sc, 3inc, 3sc, 3inc = 18
  • 3. 3sc, (inc, 1sc)x 3, 3sc, (inc, 1sc)x 3 = 24
  • 4. 3sc, (inc, 2sc)x 3, 3sc, (inc, 2sc)x 3 = 30
  • 5. 5sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 2sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 7sc, inc,1sc, inc, 2sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 2sc = 38
  • Cut two soles out of plastic.
  • 6. 38sc.  Crochet another one in the same way.
  • 7. Put the 2 soles with the right side out in the middle of the heel, join the 2 pieces, taking 1 loop of each with 1 round of slip stitch in blue. Insert the plastic sole inside.
  • Change to green yarn:
  • 8. BLO: 38sc (in a row with blue yarn)
  • 9-10.  38sc
  • Change to white yarn:
  • 11. BLO: 11sc, 8dec-hdc, 11sc = 30
  • 12. 30sc. Insert the wire (*optional for make the articulated doll*)
  • 13. 9sc, 6dec-hdc, 9sc = 24
  • 14. dec, 8sc, 3dec-hdc, 8sc = 20
  • 15. 7sc, dec, 3sc, dec, 6sc = 18
  • 16-19. 18sc (4 rds)
  • Change to light apricot color yarn:
  • 20. BLO: 18sc
  • 21.-24. 18sc (4 rds)
  • 25. Inc, 17sc = 19
  • 26-32. 19sc (7 rds)
  • 33. 3sc, inc, 15sc = 20
  • 34-40. 20sc (7 rds)
  • 41. 5sc, inc, 14sc = 21
  • 42-46. 21sc (5 rds)

Return to row n° 20 and crochet with wite color yarn in FLO: crab stitches.

Return to row n° 11 and crochet with green color yarn in FLO: 11sc, 8dec-hdc, 11sc = 30

Make 24ch around the ankle and end with 1 slip stitch at the beginning of the chain.

*Insert the wire that will support the whole body including the head and stuff the leg!*

Crochet the other leg (the right) in the same way.

BODY (stuff while crocheting)

Start with white color yarn:

  • 1. From the left leg:  4ch, (13sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 2sc) – on the right leg, 4sc on the chain, (2sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 13sc) – on the right leg, 4sc on the other side of the chain = 54
  • 2-7. 54sc (6 rds)
  • 8. (16sc, dec)x 3 = 51
  • 9. 51sc
  • 10. (15sc, dec)x 3 = 48
  • 11. 48sc
  • 12. (14sc, dec)x 3 = 45
  • 13. 45sc
  • 14. 11sc, (2sc, dec)x6, 10sc  = 39 (check that the decreases are centered behind)
  • Change to light apricot color yarn:
  • 15. 39sc
  • 16-25. 39sc (10 rds)
  • 26. (12sc, inc)x 3 = 42
  • 27-29. 42sc (5 rds)
  • Join the arms:
  • 30. 15sc on the body, 3sc body and arm, 18sc on the body, 3sc body and arm, 3sc on the body = 42
  • 31. 15sc on the body, 12sc on the arm (remained stitches), 18sc on the body, 12sc on the arm (remained stitches), 3sc on the body = 60
  • 32. (8sc, dec)x 6 = 54
  • 33. (7sc, dec)x 6 = 48
  • 34. (2sc, dec)x 12 = 36
  • 35. (4sc, dec)x 6 = 30
  • 36. (3sc, dec)x 6 = 24
  • 37. (2sc, dec)x 6 = 18
  • 38. (4sc, dec)x 3 = 15
  • 39-41. 15sc (3 rds). FO. Leave a long tail for sewing.

On the neck, between the head and the body, insert the rubber tube on the wire.

Sew the head to the body!

DRESS (hook n° 2)

Start with light blue color yarn:

  • 1. 32ch, from the third ch from hook make : 5dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 4sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 8dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 4sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 5dc, turn = 38
  • 2. 2ch, BLO: 6dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 6sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 10dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 6sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 6dc, turn = 46
  • 3. 2ch, 7dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 8sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 12dc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) – in the same stitch, 8sc, (1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) – in the same stitch, 7dc, turn = 54
  • 4. 2ch, 9dc, 6ch, skip 10st , (BLO: 16dc), 6ch, sk 10st, 9dc, turn = 46
  • 5. 2ch, 9dc, 6dc on the chain, 16dc, 6dc on the chain, 9dc, turn = 46
  • 6. 2ch, 15dc, (BLO: 16dc), 15dc, turn = 46
  • 7. 1ch, 46sc, turn = 46
  • 8-15. 1ch, 46sc, turn  (8 rds)
  • Continue with 1 sc along the back edge to the end, making an increase to turn up. Do the same on the other side of the back. When we reach the edge we will start the skirt of the dress.

The ruffles of the dress (blue color yarn)

  • At the round n°2, n° 4  and n° 6 in FLO make: inc3dc x 46 (3dc in each st)

SKIRT (hook n° 2)

Start with light blue color yarn, from row 15 of the dress:

  • 1. 46 inc-dc, 1slst at the first dc of the row, 1ch, don’t turn (work in cercle) = 96
  • 2-4.  96sc, 1slst, 1ch (3 rds)
  • 5. 1sc, (4sc, inc)x 18, 1sc, 1slst, 1ch = 110
  • 6-10.  110sc, 1slst, 1ch (5 rds)
  • 11. (9sc, inc)x 11, 1slst, 1ch  = 121
  • 12-20. 121sc, 1slst, 1ch (9 rds)
  • Change to shaded color yarn:
  • 21. 121sc, 1slst, 1ch
  • 22. (9sc, inc)x 12, 1sc, 1slst, 1ch  = 133
  • 23-27. 133sc, 1slst, 1ch (5 rds)
  • 28. Crab stitch

Sew the sewing-hooks or buttons on the back of the dress.

Embroider the skirt with cream thread as in the photo.

Embroider with dark green thread from the waist down 3-4 branches and then sew the star-shaped beads (see photo).

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