The Japanese Kimono Doll pattern and tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful, little doll wearing a traditional kimono. This doll makes for a lovely friendship gift, desk accessory, or décor in the home. The pattern’s base is highly customizable. Changing the colors and color variation can create a completely different look! Some other ideas to make this doll your own include embroidering designs on the kimono dress and sleeves, adding buttons, attaching beads, and even adding new hair accessories or bows. Don't be afraid to let your creative side loose!
Finished Measurements: approximately 17 centimeters (7 inches) in height
Level: advanced-beginner to intermediate; requires familiarity with amigurumi/crochet stitches
Stitches/Terms used: magic ring, chain (ch), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st), back loop only (BLO), front loop only (FLO), decrease/”single crochet two stitches together” (dec), increase/”two single crochet in same stitch” (inc)
Materials • Worsted medium weight (4) yarn in selected colors • 3.50 mm crochet hook • 9mm plastic safety eyes • Yarn needle • Fiberfill stuffing • Beads/pellets for weighted stuffing in body