(C) November 2016
Bevs 18" Doll Shoes
Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2016
These shoes are easy to crochet and are just right for American Girl Dolls, or any 18" doll. In fact they will fit any doll that has 2 1/2" (5 3/4 cm) feet.
gauge: 7 HDC = 2" 3 rows = 1"
Base of shoes = 2.75"
Abbreviations: Ch = chain; sc = single crochet; HDC = half double crochet; sl st = slip stitch.
A few yards worsted weight (#4) yarn
size H (5.00 mm) crochet hook
Chain 8Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in the next 5 chs, 5 sc in last chain, now going down back side of chain, hdc in next 5 ch. Join with a sl st in top of 1st sc. Ch 1
Round 2: Sc in base of ch1 , sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next 3 sts. Sc in next 7 sts. Join with a sl st in top of 1st sc. Ch 2.
Round 3) HDC in base of ch 2. HDC in BLO (back loops only) of each stitch around. Join. Ch 2. (20 HDC)
Round 4) HDC in base of ch 2. HDC in next 5 sts. Make 5 HDC decreases (HDC 2 sts together), over next 10 sts, HDC in next 4 HDC. Join. Ch 2.
Round 5) HDC in base of ch 2, HDC in next 5 HDS, make 3 HDC decreases over next 6 st, HDC in next 3 HDC. Join, ch 1.
Round 6: Sc in each st around. Join and end off. Weave in ends.