Riverboat Gambler (Doll Outfit)

Riverboat Gambler (Doll Outfit)
Riverboat Gambler (Doll Outfit)

Crochet Patterns - Riverboat Gambler for (Ken Doll)

This unique riverboat gambler crochet pattern for a Ken doll was Kindly Contributed by Designer: Aunt B of Just for Ken. For more crocheted doll outfits, click here to visit Aunt B's design gallery.

Copyright 2001 ©Aunt B. All Rights Reserved

Materials: Aunt Lydia's Size 10 crochet cotton in Cream; Aunt Lydia's size 10 crochet cotton in White (only a small amount needed for dickey); Any contrasting color for trim and hat ( about 50 yards); 4 size 4 snaps; 1 small dress hook; Black Color Point Fabric paint; 1/8th inch black ribbon for tie; Size 5 hook.

Gauge: 11 sts = 1"; 10 rows = 1"

Jacket: Starting with chain 46 R1.....sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each rem ch (45 sts) R2.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st)8 times, [(dc, sc) in next st] 2 times, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times, [(dc, sc) in next st] 2 times, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 8 times, (49 sts) R3.....sc over 49 sts R4.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times, dc in next st,[(sc, dc) in next st] 2 times, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 12 times, [(sc, dc) in next st] 2 times, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 5 times, sc in last st. (53 sts) R5.....sc over 53 sts. R6.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 26 times R7.....2 scs in first st, sc over next 51 sts, 2 scs in last st (55 sts) R8.....2 scs in first st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 5 times, [(sc, dc) in next st] 2 times, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 14 times, [(sc, dc) in next st] 2 times, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 5 times, sc in next st, 2 scs in last st. (61 sts) R9.....2 scs in first st, sc over next 59 sts, 2 scs in last st. (63 sts) R10...sc over first 4 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 27 times, dc in next st, sc over last 4 sts R11...2 scs in first st, sc over next 61 sts, 2 scs in last st (65 sts) R12...sc over first 5 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 27 times, dc in next st, sc over last 5 sts.

R13...2 scs in first st, sc over next 63 sts, 2 scs in last st. (67 sts) R14...sc over first 6 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 27 times, dc in next st, sc over last 6 sts

Start Left Front: R15...sc over first 19 sts, R16...(sc in next st, dc in next st) 6 times, sc over last 6 sts (18 sts) R17...sc over 18 sts, R18...(sc in next st, dc in next st) 6 times, sc over last 6 sts R19...sc over 18 sts, Start Upper Lapel: R20...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times, sc over next st, ch 5 turn R21...sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem 3 chs, sc over 14 sts (18 sts)

R22…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times, sc over last 5 sts R23…sc over first 6 sts, skip 1 st, sc over last 11 sts (17 sts) R24…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times, dc in next st, skip 1 st, sc over last 6 sts (16 sts) R25…sc over 16 sts R26…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times, dc in next st, sc over last 6 sts R27…sc over first 12 sts, sl.st. in next st, do not ch 1, turn R28…skip first sl.st., sc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, sc over last 6 sts.

Start collar back: R29…sc over first 6 sts R30 - 39…sc over 6 sts Fasten off.

Start back: R1…..attach thread in 4th st from front, (ch 1, sc) in same st, sc in next 22 sts (23 sts) R2…..sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 11 times R3…..sc over 23 sts R4…..sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 11 times R5…..sc over 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts (25 sts) R6…..sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 12 times, R7…..sc over 25 sts R8…..sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 12 times R9…..sc in first 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 5 sts.

R10…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st)13 times, R11…sc over 27 sts, R12…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 13 times, Start first shoulder: R13…sc over first 5 sts, hdc over next 6 sts fasten off Start second shoulder: Attach thread in 6th unused st from first shoulder, ch 2, hdc in next 5 sts, sc over next 5 sts fasten off Start second front: R1…..Attach thread in 4th unused st from hook, (ch 1, sc) in same st, sc in next 18 sts (19 sts) R2…..sc over first 6 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 5 times, dc in next st, skip 1 st, sc in last st (18 sts) R3…..sc over 18 sts R4…..sc over first 6 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times, R5…..sc over 14 sts, ch 5, turn R6…..sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each rem 3 chs, sc over next 2 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times (18 sts) R7…..sc over 18 sts R8…..sc over first 6 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times. R9…..sc over first 10 sts, skip 1 st, sc over last 7 sts (17 sts) R10…sc over first 6 sts, skip 1 st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 5 times (16 sts) R11…sc over 16 sts R12…sc over first 6 sts, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 5 times R13…sk first st, sl st over first 3 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next 5 sts, ch 1, sc over last 6 sts R14…sc first 6 sts, ch 1, turn R15-24…sc over 6 sts. fasten off With right sides together, sew shoulder seams and back seam of collar. Sew collar in place easing sts to fit around back. Weave in and secure all ends.

Tails: (First Tail) - With wrong side facing you:

R1…attach thread in back loop of first ch at waist, (ch 1, sc 1) in same st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 3 times, [(dc, sc) in same st] 2 times, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 2 times, [(dc, sc) in same st] 2 times, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 5 times (29 sts)

R2…sc over 29 sts

R3…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 14 times

R4…sc in first 10 sts, 2 scs in next st, sc in next 7 sts, 2 scs in next st, sc in last 10 sts (31 sts)

R5…sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 15 times

R6…sc over 31 sts

Rep R5 and R6 10 times each. Fasten off.

Second tail: With wrong side facing you, fold first tail toward you. Attach thread in 5th st to your left in the back of the first tail. Working over 5 sts behind first tail and the remaining sts, work all rows as for first tail. Fasten off.

Lapel Trim:

R1…With wrong side facing you (which will be the right side of the lapel) and with main color, attach thread in first row of lapel, ch 1, skip 1, sc in end of next row, sc in end of each row and each st around (making 2scs in each point where needed). Fasten off.

R2…attach contrasting color in first st of R1, sl st in back loops of each st around. End with a sl st in the first row below the last sl st of R1. Fasten off. Sleeves: (Make 2) - Starting at cuff....Ch 16(making sure you have 12" of unused thread for sewing). R1.....Working in back ridge of chain, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (dc in next ch, sc in next ch) 7 times (15 sts) R2.....sc over 15 sts R3.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 7 times R4.....sc over first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc over next 12 sts (16 sts) R5.....sc in first sc, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 7 times, hdc in last st R6.....sc over first 13 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 2 sts (17 sts) R7.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 8 times R8.....sc in first 2 st, 2 sc in next st, sc over next 14 sts (18 sts) R9.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 8 times, hdc in last st R10...sc over first 15 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in first 2 sts (19 sts) R11...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 9 times R12…sc in first 2 st, 2 sc in next st, sc over next 16 sts (20 sts) R13...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 9 times, hdc in last st R14...sc over first 17 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 2 sts (21 sts) R15...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 10 times R16...sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc over 15 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 2 sts (23 sts) R17...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 11 times. R18...sc over 23 sts R19...rep R17 R20...rep R18 R21...rep R17 R22…rep R18 R23…rep R17 R24...sk first st, sl st over next st, sc over next 19 sts, ch 1 turn R25...skip first st, sc in next st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 7 times, dc in next st, skip 1 st, sc in last st. (17 sts) R26...sc over 17 sts R27...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 8 times R28...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc over next 13 sts, sk 1 st, sc in last st (15 sts) R29...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 7 times R30...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc over next 11 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last st (13 sts) R31...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times R32...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc in next 2 st, skip 1 st, sc in next 2 st, skip 1 st, sc in next st, skip 1 st, sc in last 2 st (9 sts) R33...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times R34...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc over next 4 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last 2 st (7 sts).

R35...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 3 times. Fasten off. With right sides together, sew sleeve seams. Turn right side out. Sew sleeve into armhole, easing stitches at cap of sleeve to fit. To add shoulder pads…..Using a used or new light weight shoulder pad, cut 2 semi-circles 1 1/4" by 3/4" at the straight side of the pad where it has the folded edge. Hand stitch around cut section of each mini-shoulder pad and attach loosely to inside of jacket with the 1 1/4" side along sleeve edge.

Slacks: - Starting with ch 44.

R1.....Working in back ridge of chain, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch (43 sts)

R2-4...sc over 43 sts

R5.....Working in back loops, sc in first 4 sts, (2sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next st) 12 times, sc in last 3 sts (67 sts)

R6.....sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 32 times, sc in last 2 sts

R7.....sc over 67 sts

Repeat R6 & R7- 5 more times each, repeat R6 one more time, ch 3, turn.

Start first leg:

R19...sc over 32 sts, ch 3, turn

R20...sc in 2nd ch from hook. dc in next ch, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 15 times, sc in next st, hdc in next st, ch3, turn (34 sts)

R21...sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc over 34 sts (36 sts)

R22...sc in first st, (dc in next st, sc in next st) 17 times, hdc in last st (36 sts)

R23...sc over 36 sts

Repeat R22 & R23 5 more times each and R22 one more time

R33...sc over 33 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last 2 st (35 sts)

R34...hdc in first st, (sc in next st, dc in next st) across, ending with hdc

R35...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc over last 33 sts (34 sts)

R36...hdc in first st (sc in next st, dc in next st) across, ending with sc

R37...sc over 34 sts

R38...repeat R35

R39...sc over 31 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last 2 st (33 sts)

R40...repeat R34

R41...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc in last 31 sts (32 sts)

R42.. repeat R36

R43...sc over 32 sts

R44...repeat R36

R45...sc over first 29 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last 2 st (31 sts)

R46...repeat R34

R47...sc in first st, skip 1 st, sc in last 29 sts (30 sts)

R48...repeat R36

R49...sc over 30 sts

R50...repeat R36

Repeat R49 & R50 7 more times each, repeat R49 one more time. Fasten off, leaving a 12" thread for sewing.

Second Leg: With right side facing you,

R1.....ch 2, sc over next 32 st of R18, ch 3 turn; (3 unworked stitches are the fly).

R2.....sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, (sc in next st, dc in next st) 16 times, sc in next ch, hdc in last ch

R3...sc over 36 sts

Repeat rows 22 thru 65 as for first leg. Fasten off, leaving a 12" thread for sewing. Sew both inseams then crotch. Secure under-fly with a couple of stitches. Sew snap at waistband. Sew a center crease in pants front by folding on crease line and taking small stitches very close to fold.

Hat: With brown or tan( your choice) and size 5 hook:

Rnd 1….form a ring around finger, 6 scs in ring, do not join, keep working in rounds

Rnd 2…2 scs in each of next 6 sts (12 sts)

Rnd 3…2 scs in each of next 12 sts (24 sts)

Rnd 4…sc in next 24 sts

Rnd 5…(sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 12 times (36 sts)

Rnd 6 - 17…sc in 36 sts

Rnd 18…(Brim) (sc in next 3 sts, 2 scs in next st) around until brim is desired size. Work 3 rows with no increases to make brim curl upward. Fasten off. Make a trim piece around hat…..ch 36 sts, join in first ch to form a ring, sc around 36 sts. Fasten off. You may also use a piece of the ribbon matching the tie.

Vest: (Make 2)

R1…ch 2, 3scs in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn

R2…2 scs in first st, sc in next st, 2 scs in last st (5 sts)

R3…2 scs in first st, sc in next 3 sts, 2scs in last st (7 sts)

R4…2 scs in first st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 scs in last st (9 sts)

R5…sc in 9 sts, ch 3, turn

R6…sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc over 9 sts, ch 1 , turn

R7…sc over 11 sts, ch 1, turn

R8…2scs in first st, sc over next 10 sts, ch 2 turn (12 sts)

R9…sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in next 12 sts, ch 1 turn (13 sts)

R10 - 21…sc over 13 sts

R22…(mark this row as right side of first piece) skip 1 st, sc in next 12 sts , ch 1, turn (12 sts)

R23…(mark this row as right side of 2nd piece) sc in 10 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last st , ch 1, turn (10 sts)

R24…skip first st, sc in next 10 sts, ch 1, turn (10 sts)

R25…sc over 8 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last st , ch 1, turn (9 sts)

R26…skip first st, sc in next 8 sts, ch 1, turn (8 sts)

R27…sc over 6 sts, skip 1 st, sc in last st, ch 1, turn (6 sts)

R28…skip first st, sc in next 6 sts, ch 1, turn (6 sts)

R29 - 31…sc 6 sts, ch 1, turn

R32…sc in first 2 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next st, ch 2 (counts as first dc of next row), turn

R33…hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts, ch 1, turn

R34…rep R32

R35…rep R33

R36…rep R32

R37…rep R33

R38…sc over 5 sts, leave first dc unworked

R39 - 41…sc in 5 sts, ch 1, turn. Fasten off. With right sides together sew the 5 sts in center back together.

Trim:

R1…with right side facing you, attach thread in first st of R9 of first side (where the ch2 started) …(ch 1, sc) in same st, sc around to the other side working in ends of each row with 2 scs in each point.

R2…with right side facing you, attach brown thread in back loop of first sc of R1…working in back loops, sl st around. Fasten off. Sew 3 small snaps to center front. Secure a chain of 10 to each bottom side of vest to tie closed in back.

With fabric paint….place 5 or 6 small dots to front of vest to represent buttons.

Shirt Piece: Start collar:

R1…ch 25, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 23 chs (24 sts)

R2…(sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st ) 2 times, sc in next 7 sts, (2 scs in next st, sc in next 3 sts) 2 times, ch 1, turn (28 sts)

R3…(sc in next 4 sts , 2 scs in next st) 2 times, sc in next 8 sts, (2 scs in next st, sc in next 4 sts) 2 times. Fasten off.

Shirt Front: R1…attach thread in 11th st from center back, sc over 10 sts, ch 1, turn. R2 - 11 sc over 10 sts, ch 1, turn. Fasten off.

Collar trim: Attach thread in center back, (ch 3, sc in next st) across Fasten off. Use a small dress hook to close. No need for an eye, just hook it into the other side of the collar.

Form a tie with 1/8th inch ribbon and glue to center front of shirt piece.

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