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Linda's Patterns

 SKINI MINI  (strapless dress, fits 11.5" fashion doll)
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> > Materials:   50 yards bedspread cotton (I used Knit Cro Sheen Metallic, 100 yard ball)
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> >               Size 5 steel crochet hook
> >               one tiny snap
> > TOP
> > Foundation :  Chain 25, turn
> > Row 1:  SC in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across (24sc)
> > Rows 2 - 13:  Work even on 24 sc, chain 1 to turn each row
> > Row 14:  Work first two sts together,  20 sc, work last 2 sts tog.
> > Row 15:  repeat  row 14, having 18 sc in middle   (20 sc)
> > Row 16:  4sc, work next 2 together (dec), sc, dec, 2sc, dec, sc, dec, 4sc (16sc)
> > Row 17:  3sc, dec, 2sc, dec, 2sc, dec, 3sc  (13sc)
> > Row 18:  2sc, dec, 2sc, skip 1 st, 2sc, dec, 2sc (10sc)
> > Row 19:  sc, dec,  sc, dec, sc, dec, sc (7sc)
> > Row 20:  dec, dec 3 tog, dec (3 sc)
> > Row 21:  Work   all 3 sc tog.  Finish off  
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> > SKIRT
> > Join thread at beginning of foundation chain, work in free loops of chain
> > Row 1: 3c, 2sc  in each of next 7 st, 4 sc,2sc in each of next 7, 3sc ch 1, turn.(38 sc)
> > Row 2:  10 sc, 2sc in next st, 16 sc, 2 sc in next st, 10 sc  (40 sc)
> > Rows 3-13:  work even in sc, chain 1 to turn each row
> > Row 14:  Overlap ends by 2 st, work thru both layers for 2 st, work 36
> > sc, JOIN with sl st. (doesn't matter which side is on top, but I go right over left)
> > Rows 15-24:  Work even on 38 sc, joining & turning to remain in pattern.  Finish off.
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> > (If  longer skirt is desired, work more rows of sc)
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> > Sew snap at waist.
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