Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Winter Dawn


Winter Dawn is finished; an American Indian Free Spirit. She is shown here with her faithful familiar, Wings-that-Whisper, from the Roman Sock blog owlet pattern.



Winter's dress is a slight adaptation of the pattern shown here, which is a free pattern available at this link:

http://web.archive.org/web/20080216045153/www.fibrecraft.com/dofun/dollsbears/crochet/chief_princess.asp


I used sport weight yarn and a size E hook, and eliminated one row on the yoke front and back. Plus, I flared the skirt more than the pattern called for by increasing 5sc every other row.

For her boots, I used a different free pattern, located at the same site, and except for using sportweight yarn and a size E hook I did not need to make any changes. This was the Indian Princess IV pattern.

14 comments:

  1. She is sooo cute!
    Great job on the outfit! :) She is perfect!
    ~CrochetGirl96

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  2. She is beautiful! As usual you did a fantastic job!
    Have a Blessed Day,
    Diane

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  3. Thank-you both; I was happy the pattern worked out so well :-)

    Beth

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  4. Beth,
    This doll is absolutely beautiful, as are all of your dolls. She has such a sweet little face, I just want to hug her! The clothes are just amazing, and as usual you did a beautiful job on her. I love it! Being of Indian (Cherokee) descent myself, I just really have to make one of these. Thanks so much for always providing us with beautiful inspiration and patterns for all of these lovely dolls.
    Hugs,
    ~Sonya

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  5. Thank-you so much for the good words, Sonya. If you make a doll, I'd love to see her :-)

    Beth

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  6. Hello!

    This doll looks amazing! I think she is my favourite of your free spirit dolls. She has a different feel than any of the other dolls you made.

    I can't wait to make one myself though!

    Alexandra

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  7. Thank-you Alexandra; maybe its the headband :-) Enjoy making your own, I hope to see it soon.

    Beth

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  8. I love this one the best of all your dolls .I really like the way you did the hair too.
    I made your beagle pattern I just need to post the pic to raverly . Thanks for the free patterns.

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  9. Hi Anonymous! I'm glad you've enjoyed the patterns :-) and thank-you for the good words.

    Beth

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  10. Where do I find your pattern for this doll?

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    1. This doll is a Free Spirit doll, the pattern can be found on the left sidebar if you scroll down (she is near the bottom). I used a FibreCraft pattern for her Indian outfit.

      Beth

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  11. Thanks I found the doll pattern but do you have the pattern for the dress in the colors and style you made?

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  12. I see the link for the dress but I would like to make it just like yours.

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    1. I have no other instructions but the ones that are in the link, and I no longer have this doll. I am sure using your own imagination and colors you love, you will make a doll that will be beautiful.

      warmly,

      Beth

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