Alright! It’s Wednesday and time for our second part of our crochet ballerina doll. You should now have your legs ready and today will will join them together and work on the body.

If you’re just joining us for the first time today, please first go to:

Abbreviations

This pattern is written in US terms and crocheted in continuous rounds, except where specified otherwise.

Sl st: slip stitch

SC: single crochet

INV DEC: invisible decrease

INC: two SC in the same stitch

BLO: back loops only

HDC: Half double crochet

HDC INC: two HDC in the same stitch

Method

Body

Using the dress colour yarn.

Round 23: Chain 3 and SC in the next unworked stitch of the first leg. Place a stitch marker in this stitch to mark the start of your round. SC in the remaining 11 stitches of the first leg until you reach the chain, SC in each of the 3 chains, SC in the 12 stitches of the next leg, and SC on the other side of each of the three chains until you reach your stitch marker. (30)

Round 24: (9 SC, INC) three times (33)

Round 25-26 (2 rounds): SC around (33)

Round 27: SC in each stitch in BLO (33)

Round 28-30 (3 rounds): SC around (33)

Round 31: (9 SC, INVDEC) three times (30)

Round 32-36 (5 rounds): SC around (30)

Round 37: (8 SC, INVDEC) three times (27)

Round 38-39 (2 rounds): SC around (27)

Change to skin colour.

Round 40: (7 SC, INV DEC) three times in BLO (24)

Round 41: (2 SC, INV DEC) six times (18)

Round 42: (SC, INV DEC) six times (12)

Do not fasten off. We will continue with the head on Friday.

Go to Part 3: Head

That’s all for today! We will see you on Friday for Part 3. Don’t forget to share your progress on our Facebook group or on Instagram, tagging us @chaicoffeecrochet and using the hashtag #chaicoffeecrochetCAL

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