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Princess Maeve

The Princess Maeve Pattern provides instructions for crocheting this beautiful and fair Irish lady. 

Princess Maeve dons a lovely, two-layer gown and chooses to wear a crown of fresh flowers over a crown of gold and gems. 

She’s a free-spirited soul who adores signing, dancing, and picking flowers in the woodland forest bordering her castle home.

This two-part 25-page pattern includes complete written instructions with accompanying photo references for crocheting this doll from start to finish. The pattern includes a hair tutorial and anime-style eyes tutorial.

Finished Measurements

Height: 13 inches (33 centimeters) tall


Intermediate-Advanced. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), joining rounds, attaching yarn, changing color, and sewing parts together.

Stitches/Terms Used (Written in US Terminology)

MR magic ring (a.k.a. magic circle, magic loop)
Ch chain
Sc single crochet
Hdc half double crochet
Dc double crochet
Sl st slip stitch (insert hook, yarn over, pull through both loops)
Dec decrease (single crochet two stitches together)
Inc increase (two single crochet in same stitch)
FLO front loop only
BLO back loop only


  • Worsted medium weight (4) yarn in skin color, hair color, purple, light pink, dark pink, green 
  • 2.75 mm crochet hook 
  • Fiberfill stuffing 
  • White pipe cleaners or wires 
  • Yarn needle 
  • Safety pins 
  • For the eyes: scrap of white cloth, waterproof black marker, color pencils, clear nail polish, hot glue or fiber glue

(Also available on Etsy)


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Princess Maeve is part of Sweet Softies' Darling Dolls Series!  For more Darling Dolls, please check out the Mori GirlElvira the Elf, and Emerie the Emerald Princess.

This pattern is © 2017 Sweet Softies (www.sweetsofties.com). For personal use only. You may not copy, alter, or sell this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made with this pattern if you credit Sweet Softies as the designer and link to my website, Etsy shop, or Facebook page. No wholesale.