Impkins Artist

  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate
  • Materials Needed:
    • Impkins Doll ( #3317)
    • Knitting worsted weight yarn:
        — 1-oz. Yellow
        — .5-oz. Black
        — 1-yd. Red
    • Sewing needle and thread
    • Mini art pallete
    • Hot glue gun
  • Where To Buy
  • Crochet Hook
    • Size I (or size required for gauge)
  • Gauge
    • With size I crochet hook,
        — 7 sc = 2 in., 8 rows/rnds = 2 in.
        — 13 dc = 2 in., 4 rows/rnds = 2 in.

      Gauge Note: You must work to gauges specified or outfit will not look like photo. Change hook size as necessary to obtain gauge.

FOR DECORATIVE USE ONLY - NOT A TOY
Not Recommended for Ages 3 & Under


Symbols:
* An asterisk is used to mark the beginning of a portion of instructions that will be worked more than once.

() Parentheses are used to set off and clarify a group of stitches that are to be worked all into the same space or stitch and to provide additional information to clarify instructions.

† The dagger identifies a portion of instructions that will be repeated again later in the same round or row.

SPECIAL STITCH: js (jump stitch): Draw up a lp in next st of previous row, below the row you are working - 2 lps now on hook, yo and draw through both lps on hook. Do not work in the current row behind js. This will create the zigzag pattern on dress.



SMOCK
Starting at back neck edge with blue and size I hook, ch 20.
ROW 1 (right side): Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each rem ch across (19 sl sts). Ch 1, turn.
ROW 2: Working in front lp of sts for this row only (back lps will be used for collar), sc in each sl st across (19 sc). Ch 1, turn.
ROW 3: Sc in each sc across (19 sc). Ch 3, turn.
ROW 4 (Armhole Shaping): Work 2 dc in first 2 sc, dc in next sc, ch 3, sk next 3 sc (for left armhole), 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 5 sc, 2 dc in next sc, ch 3, sk next 3 sc (for right armhole), dc in next sc, 2 dc in last 2 sc (19 dc - not counting beg ch-3). Ch 1, turn.
ROW 5: Sc in first 5 dc, sc in next 3 chs, sc in next 4 dc, 2 sc in next dc, sc in next 4 dc, sc in next 3 chs, sc in next 5 dc, join with sl st to first sc (to close back opening) (26 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
(Note: You will now be working in rnds instead of rows.)
RNDS 6-8: Sc in same sc as joining and each rem sc around, join to first sc (26 sc). Ch 1, do not turn. At end of Rnd 8, finish off, weave in ends.


SLEEVES (make 2)
With right side and bottom of smock facing you, rejoin blue to center (2nd) ch at underarm, ch 1.
RND 1: Sc in same ch as joining and next ch, 2 sc in side of dc row, sc in next 3 sc at top of armhole (skipped sc from Smock Row 4), 2 sc in side of dc row, sc in last ch at underarm, join to first sc (10 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 2: Sk same sc as joining, sl st in next sc, sc in next 7 sc, sl st in last sc, join to first sl st (9 sts). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 3: Sl st in same sl st as joining and next sc, sc in next 6 sc, sl st in last sl st, join to first sl st (9 sts). Finish off, weave in ends.


COLLAR
With back neck edge of raincoat facing you, leaving a 4 in. end (for right neck tie), rejoin blue to first unworked lp from Smock Row 2 at right back neck edge, ch 3. Work 3 dc in same lp as joining, dc in next 6 lps, 2 dc in next lp, (dc, ch 2, sl st) in next lp, sl st in next lp, (sl st, ch 2, dc) in next lp, 2 dc in next lp, dc in next 6 lps, (3 dc, ch 3, sl st) in last lp (24 dc - not counting beg ch-3). Finish off leaving a 4 in. end (for left neck tie). Weave each 4" end through first ch at each back neck edge.

SMOCK FINISHING
With red yarn and size I hook,chain a 7-in. long chain. Tie into a bow, if ends are too long, undo a few ch sts until ch is desired length. Tie into bow again. Weave ends of red yarn into chain. Trim any excess yarn and stitch to neck. Place smock on 5-1/2 in. Impkins(TM) Doll and tie back neck ties into a bow.


HAT

Starting at center top of hat crown with black and size I hook, ch 3, join to first ch to form a circle, ch 1.
RND 1 (right side): Work 10 sc into center of circle, join to first sc (10 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 2: Sc in same sc as joining, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, join (15 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 3: Sc in same sc as joining and each rem sc around, join (15 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 4: Sc in same sc as joining, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around, join (22 sc). Ch 1, do not turn.
RND 5: Sc in same sc as joining and each rem sc around, join (22 sc). Ch 3, do not turn.
RND 6: Dc in same sc as joining, * 2 dc in next sc, dc in next sc; rep from * around to last sc, 2 dc in last sc, join to top of beg ch-3 (33 dc - not counting beg ch-3). Finish off, weave in ends. Place hat on doll's head with joining seam to the back.

Glue mini paint pallete to doll's hand.

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