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Barbie Sparkle Dress & Accessories Ensemble Free Crochet Patterns!

Updated on November 17, 2014
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SheilaSchnauzies is a Miniature Schnauzer rescuer, writer, crochet designer, gardener, crafter, wife, mom & friend living in Omaha, NE.

Let's Crochet An Outfit For Barbie!

Don't we all love the versatility that a few new accessories can provide our wardrobe? Your Barbie is no different! Your favorite little girl (or you!) can have her Barbie rocking the latest fashion trends in crochet with my new free crochet dress and accessory patterns. Since Barbie was born in 1959, she has always been about mirroring fashion's best looks. I love fashion, and I've loved Barbie since I was a child. When I was a little girl, my mother would buy intricate crocheted and knitted Barbie clothes from a lady in our neighborhood for me. I still, in fact, have them! That just shows the enduring quality of Barbie heirlooms you can create today that will be treasured by someone special forever!

Can you just imagine the look on that little girl's face when she opens her new Barbie accessories under the Christmas tree? Or just have fun dressing your own Barbie! I'll admit, it's been a few decades since I actually "played Barbie," but I've had a lot of fun doing this lens!

I've created a dress for which the pattern appears below. The dress is done in double crochet except for the neckline detail, which requires double treble crochet.

I've just added a Tote Bag and a Striped Mobius Scarf for miss Barbie to enjoy and I'm planning on adding more accessories for this outfit. I hope you enjoy making her ensemble in lots of different colors. I know I will!

The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating! 3 - Intermediate

The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating! 3 = Intermediate Ability
The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating! 3 = Intermediate Ability

What You Will Need

Plymouth 24K Yarn Small Amounts of Red and Blue Variegated (1358 and 1362)

Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hook Size C or preferred to obtain gauge

(You may use any size 3 crochet thread instead if you wish)

Image courtesy http://www.yarndex.com/yarn.cfm?yarn_id=368

Nice To Have A Barbie Handy To Try On Your Clothing! - That's what I did!

Wouldn't it be fun to give your Barbie clothing on a Barbie doll to your favorite little girl? (Or to anyone who loves Barbie, including yourself!)

A Word About Yarn & Thread Selection...

You may use different yarns such as scrap yarns or threads with good results! Just make sure to keep them similar in weight and thickness so as not to throw off the pattern.

"When I was a little girl, my mother would buy intricate crocheted and knitted Barbie clothes from a lady in our neighborhood for me."

— SheilaSchnauzies

Accessories Coming Soon!

Next week I'll be adding directions for Barbie's Poncho and Handbag!

Let's Make The Magic! - The Dress

Barbie Sparkle Ensemble

A Crochet Pattern By SheilaSchnauzies

Pattern and all content SheilaSchnauzies 2013

Please do not distribute this pattern anywhere internet, email, real world or otherwise.

You may sell items made personally by you from this pattern. Thank you!

Gauge

7 SC = 1 inch

4 Rows = 1 inch

Dress Directions

(Starting At Lower Hem)

Ch 37.

Row 1

Work DC in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across. CH 2, turn.

Row 2

Work a DC in each stitch across. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 3 & 4

Repeat Row 2. At end of row 4, do not chain 2. Instead, bring other end of row around and join to top corner. (Forms round skirt and slit). Ch 2, turn.

Row 5

Work 1 DC in each stitch around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. (35 DC) Ch 2, turn.

Rows 6 − 12

Repeat Row 5

Row 13

Work 1 DC in each stitch around, evenly decreasing 3 DC in round. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. (32 DC) Ch 2, turn.

Rows 14-15

Work 1 DC in each stitch around. Ch 2, turn.

Round 16

Work 1 DC in each stitch around, evenly decreasing 2 DC in round. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. (30 DC)

Rounds 17-18

Work 1 DC in each stitch around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2.

NOTE: The skirt slit is in center back.

NECKLINE - Round 19

From ending point of body, Chain 9. Work DTRC in base of ch 9 just made. * Skip 4 st, work DTRC in next stitch. Ch 4, DTRC in same stitch. Repeat from * around. Join to 5th chain of starting ch 9.

Round 20

Ch 1, SC in each stitch around. Join with sl st to first st, fasten off and weave in ends.

Creating The Neckline

The Finished Dress!

Dress Back

Now Let's Make The Tote Bag And Scarf!

Tote Bag

Chain 13

Row 1

DC in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 2 – 14

DC in each stitch across. Ch 2, turn.

Fold piece in half bringing first row corner up even with where you left off. Slip stitch in corner, ch 1, and SC evenly down side of bag forming seam. At corner work (SC, ch 1, SC) then continue working SC across thru the bottom fold. At next corner work (SC, ch 1, SC) then continue working SC’s evenly up other side of bag forming seam.

When you reach the top right corner, chain 25 (or your desired length of handle). Slip stitch in opposite corner (handle made). Ch 1, turn, work a SC in each chain of handle. Slip stitch in opposite corner, fasten off and weave in ends.

Flower

With Silver, chain 5. Join with sl st to form ring. *Ch 2, work 3 DC in ring. Ch 2, slip st in ring. Repeat twice from *. End with slip stitch in ring. Fasten off, leave a 2” tail to attach flower to bag.

Striped Mobius Scarf

Chain 55

Row 1

SC in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across. Bring ends of chain together making sure they are not twisted. Now make 1 twist in the chain and slip stitch into first chain (loop formed).

Rows 2-6

Ch 1, work a SC in each stitch around. Join with sl st to first SC. Ch 1, turn. (I worked first two rounds in blue, second two in silver, last two in blue). End with slip stitch in first SC. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Watch for more of my Barbie clothing and accessories coming soon!

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A Note From Your Designer...

Hi, I'm SheilaSchnauzies, also published as SheilaSparkles, and my life's passion is designing in Crochet! I also love to share gifts with friends, and this pattern is my gift to you! I give away about 95% of my pattern designs free. The other 5% are sold on my pattern store at Craftsy.com to benefit the vet expenses of my Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Sheila's Schnauzies.

Just one little favor, please... I would appreciate it if you do not post this pattern anywhere on the Internet or in the 'real world.' Instead, you are most welcome to provide a link to this webpage.

I use a system I call the "Official Schnauzer Difficulty Rating" just for fun, to rate the difficulty of my patterns. If it's a 3/5 or more, I'll explain why I consider it more difficult. A few of my designs use techniques that are a bit unconventional! If it's one of those patterns, I'll warn you ahead of time. I do a lot of custom-fit patterns, for example. They are made to fit YOU, not a measurement from a chart. They're surprisingly easy to do and actually end up fitting. That's a good thing, yes?

So glad you found my patterns! I hope you really enjoy making whatever it is you're making! Crochet hugs, -Sheila

Honored To Be An Associate Professional Member of Crochet Guild of America!

Honored To Be An Associate Professional Member of Crochet Guild of America!
Honored To Be An Associate Professional Member of Crochet Guild of America!

"Crochet thread is the ink with which I will sign my life." –SheilaSchnauzies

Please Crochet Your Name In My Guestbook! - Kidding, Just Signing Is Fine!

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