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Carpenter Pants that will Fit an 18" Doll
size G-6 hook
Large sewing needle to sew in loose ends.
Chain 44 Join ch to form ring, do not twist
Row 1: ch 1, sc in each ch around, join to ch 1
Row 2- Ch 2. Dc in in 1st sc ch 1. Skip next st and Dc in 2nd sc. Ch 1. Continue around and slip stitch in chain. This will create the‘belt loops’
Rows 3- ch 2. Dc in chain space and in each dc and ch around to beginning. Join with ch 2
4 ch 2. HDC in each DC and ch across. Join to ch 2
5-9 Hdc in each hdc. Join to ch 2
Row 10: ch 2, hdc in same spot as ch 2 and one hdc in next 20 sts, hdc 2 times in 22nd st., skipping rest of the 22 stitches join to ch 2
Rows 11-30: ch 2, hdc in each hdc around, join to ch 2.
Row 31: ch 1, sc in each hdc around. join, finish off.
Row 10: join yarn to first skipped st of row 9. ch 2, hdc 2 times in first stitch and one hdc in next 20 sts, hdc 2 times in 22nd st.
repeat rows 11-31 of first leg.
Back pockets (make 2)
Ch 6. Hdc in 2nd loop from hook. 5 hdc made ch 2
Row 2 hdc in each hdc ch 2
Row 3 hdc in each hdc. Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew on to pants.
Cargo pockets (make 1)
Ch 7. Hdc in 2nd loop from hook. 6 hdc, ch 2
Row 2 and 3- hdc in each hdc. Ch 2 6 hdc made
Row 4. Hdc in each hdc. Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew on to pants
Hammer Loop (make 1)
Ch 7. Hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Fasten off. Sew to pants, leaving a small loop, so sew the two ends close together on the pants.
Chain 55. HDC in 2nd loop from hook. Fasten off at end of chain. Weave in through belt loops, in and out and sew in place with embroidery thread, making stitches to resemble a belt buckle.
Sew on back pockets, hammer loop, and cargo pocket. Weave in ends. Weave in any loose ends.
Here are some close ups on the pants. I did the same design for all 3 pairs of pants, only changing the color of the belt. Pink for the girl doll and camo green for the other boy doll.
Back of the pants, showing the two back pockets. You can also see the cargo pocket on the side.
Cargo pocket. Left side of the pants.
Front of the pants. I embroidered a 'belt buckle' onto the belt. It served two purposes, to make it look cool and to sew the belt on so it couldn't be taken off the pants!
Hammer loop on the pants.
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Until Next Time,