2tog All Sts Of Last Row
There are alot of ways to create straight doll hair. You possibly can crochet every single hair at a time, you should utilize enjoyable fur and receive hair very quickly. You possibly can embroider a nice hairstyle to your dolls head. You also might knot hair by hair to the top or make a fringe and start from this to have full hair that’s blowing in the wind.
This tutorial will present all methods I do know of and clarify how you can create them. Therefore I sorted the single elements of this tutorial like this: enjoyable fur hair, crocheted hairstyles, embroidered haircuts and fringe fashion hair.
Enjoyable FUR HAIR
Until now I most popular fun fur or fuzzy yarn to present a doll some hair. It’s very quick and looks very full.
For some actual good tips on working with fuzzy yarn I would like to link to June of PlanetJune, she shares some actual good info on fuzzy yarns.
I additionally would like so as to add another tip: use a hook that is large enough. This helps alot seeing your stitches and it is not essential to crochet tight when you want to make vogue wigs hair.
You possibly can crochet simply within the round, like you’d when making the head of your doll, enhance for as many rows as mandatory but don’t get an even bigger circumfarance than the dolls head. Now go from here and crochtet just a few extra rows without growing. You obtain a wig or a furry cap that you should use as hair.
you also can create other styles like a Mohawk haircut (I use this alot for my trolls, a Mohawk fits best for trolls I think ^_^)
The instructions for this are:
1 — chain 25
2 — start in 3rd stitch from hook: make a double crochet (dc), make a dc in next st, triple crochet (tc) into the next four sts, dc into the following 5 sts, single crochet (sc) into next 12 sts
three — proceed on different side of starting chain: sc 12 occasions, dc 5 times, tc 4 occasions, dc into next 2 sts and end with a slipstitch
reduce your yarn and leave a quite long yarn end
To cut a long yarn finish is an efficient tip for every hairstyle, this fashion you should use the yarn finish to sew the hair to the head and do not want so as to add additional yarn (extra yarn means further ends to weave in)
To crochet a haircut is as easy as to crochet your doll. You need to use the same kind of yarn you used on your doll and of course the identical hook. You possibly can crochet Ponytails or piggy tails like on this image from the proficient Could (check out Isabelle and her flickr profile: pureEva).
Above is a picture of the style I just made, one thing that should appear like thick curled hair, a bit of bit rasta model – possibly it reminds some of you of Carl, Jimmy Neutrons llama-loving friend, trigger his hair is what I had in mind when making these:
Once you wish to recreate it go like this:
Edit: dr is a double ring, and m2 stands for a simpl increase: make two sts in a single
1 — make a dr with 5 sts
2 — m2 x5
3 til 5 — sc 10 sts
6 — sc8, sc2tog
7 — sc7, sc2tog
eight — sc6, sc2tog
9 — sc5, sc2tog
1 — make a dr with 6 sts
2 — m2 x6
three til 4 — sc 12 sts
5 — sc10, sc2tog
6 — sc9, sc2tog
7 — sc8, sc2tog
8 — sc7, sc2tog
9 — sc6, sc2tog
10 — sc5, sc2tog
1 — make a dr with 8 sts
2 — m2 x8
3 til 4 — sc sixteen sts
5 — sc14, sc2tog
6 — sc13, sc2tog
7 — sc12, sc2tog
eight — sc11, sc2tog
9 — sc10, sc2tog
10 — sc9, sc2tog
11 — sc8, sc2tog
12 — sc7, sc2tog
13 — sc6, sc2tog
I made 3xA, 4xB, 2xC and sorted like this: C-B-C-B-A-A-B-A-B
after I’ve joined every thing I crocheted within the spherical and decreased: (sc2tog, sc1) * for the first row, and sc2tog all sts of final row, bind off and leave an extended yarn tail, disguise all yarn ends of the only “hair curls” and use the long tail to sew it to the pinnacle.
You may wish to stuff the single “hair curls”, if you do not they’d kind just a little closer to the top.
When crochting you can also make curly hair by adding bobbles as you go: begin like you’ll for making the head of your doll and add bobbles as you go, each few stitches in more acurate method (every second row each 2nd st for example) or wherever it matches and you prefer to your bobble to be.
One other manner for curly hair could be so as to add chained stitches:
Above you can also see my troll with a short haired curly wig.
To make something like this:
1 — start similar to for a daily doll head
2 — making a hair: chain 6 sts, and starting in 2nd stitch from hook sc into the following 5 sts.
Three — go on with the sample of yourdolls head
for this short haired model I made “hair” each three sts and every 2nd row. The row inbetween two “hair-rows” was very helpful to maintain observe of my sts. See the picture beneath for understanding the first stitch after a hair and the last stitch before a hair (green arrows). While you crochet around a hair take care that you just hold the “hair” away from you, behind your yarn and hook.
While you elongate the chains they begin curling robotically and would possibly look just like the hair of this lovely bride, created by the lovely Adi (see her profile at flickr: slipstich)
Adi also added that she made this couple for her sister’s marriage ceremony invitation. Since she has lots of curly hair it took her nearly a week to crochet the hair. The remainder of the doll took three days..
And these acurate curling curls were made a little bit different than mine:
Every curl is made from two rows:
1 — chain 30 (more or less, depending on location)
2 — 2x hdc in every second ch.
Yet another phrase on the width: by no means change into greater than the dimensions of your dolls head. The wig / cap will stretch and subsequently fit your doll. If you are unsure check the scale as you go as usually as you want. You might wish to loosen your tension a bit to be completely certain your hair will fit your dolls head.
when you like embroidering you might wish to prefer this technique. It creates very neat and practical hairstyles. You may add different colored spots so as to add even more actuality to this dolls head.
Have a have a look at the gorgeous dolls made by Mia (ravelry hyperlink). She additionally has written up a really detailed and informative tutorial on how one can create one of these hair. I couldn’t do any better so have a take a look at this nice tutorial.
fringe type hair
to make a fringe is a fantastic way to have really lengthy hair, hair that you just even may comb.
There are 3 ways to add hair like this: one can be a crocheted frindge (when making a brand new stitch hold a loop along with your finger and continue to crochet). This works identical to written above, you begin like for a doll head and crochet within the round till your wig is finished. However there’s a rub in it. I would not minimize these fringes, they could come off too simply.
Another approach is to add hair by hair: knotting. Knotting can create very lengthy hair, since you minimize your desired hair size before including it to the head
This is just slightly example of how it might look. You’ll be able to minimize it and I believe (I don’t have very long time experience with it) that a pure wool yarn may be higher, it might felt slightly and assist retaining the one items of hair in place.
step by step pics:
Making a fringe with a lace loom is a real cool means that creates great hair for shorter hair cuts. Christen of Creepy Cute Crochet has written up a very handy tutorial for making a fringe with a lace loom.