• curly hair doll Let’s talk about hair!

    We’re in the final stretches of the doll-a-long… have you added hair to your doll yet? I think the hair is one of the most exciting parts because there are so many options! For a general how-to for adding hair, check out this blog post. Let’s chat hair options, shall we? Curly Hair The A […]

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  • how to sew on a button How to sew on a button

    Sewing on a button is a super-cute (and easy) decoration that you can add to your doll. Check out this adorable button on Mia‘s shoe! Attaching a button isn’t hard! Types of buttons Buttons come in all different shapes and sizes… You can even find shaped buttons (like a little duck or fruits)! Use your […]

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  • Tips for attaching a dress to your doll

    How’s your doll coming along? I’ve been seeing some fabulous works-in-progress and finished dolls in the Ravelry Doll-a-long thread… have I seen yours? Today, I’m going to share some tips for crocheting on the dress/skirt/tutu for your doll! Tip 1: Start without a head The dress can be added after your doll has been stuffed […]

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  • How to attach with a sc How to ‘attach with a single crochet’

    Occasionally, in a pattern, you’ll read the instruction ‘attach with a sc’. What does this mean? I’ll tell you! Attach with a single crochet This technique is used to attach a new yarn to an existing crocheted work. It’s used in the doll patterns to attach a piece of clothing like a dress or a […]

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  • crocheting on an arm to crochet doll How to crochet arms onto your amigurumi

    How’s your doll coming along? Some speedy folks have already finished theirs (wow!), but I still have decisions to make. Like, what color should her dress be? Hmm… these are the big questions! Today, I’m going to show you how to crochet on the arms. The technique is described in the pattern… but oftentimes, some […]

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  • crocheting legs for doll Tips for aligning your doll’s legs

    Are you crocheting along with us for the doll-a-long? If so, hooray! What part are you up to? Today I’m going to show you some tips for aligning and crocheting together your doll’s legs! Not crocheting along? It’s not too late to join in! Grab a copy of the pattern and start crocheting! How to […]

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  • doll crochet a long Join the Doll-a-long!

    It’s time for another crochet-a-long… aren’t you excited? This month, we’re doing a doll-a-long! We’ll be crocheting a doll using one of the new FreshStitches doll patterns: either the A Doll Like Me! ebook or one of the 4 adorable individual doll patterns! You choose… either way, it’s going to be adorable! The A Doll […]

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