East Indian Doll: Sanjana (Darling Dolls International Series)

by - April 19, 2018

The East Indian Doll: Sanjana is a member of Sweet Softies’ Darling Dolls International Series.  This pattern provides instructions for crocheting Sanjana, a beautiful, young lady wearing traditional Hindu clothing, including the top (choli), scarf (dupatta), and long skirt (lehenga or lehnga).  In Indian, Sanjana’s name means meek, soft, and gentle.

Add this gorgeous, East Indian doll to your multicultural collection of amigurumi crochet dolls from around the world!

Finished Measurements

Height: 9 inches (23 centimeters)


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

Stitches/Terms Used (Written in US Terminology)

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


• Worsted medium weight (4) yarn in colors for the: skin (brown), hair (black), outfit (red, yellow)
• 2.75 mm crochet hook
• 6mm plastic safety eyes
• Fiberfill stuffing
• White pipe cleaners
• Yarn needle
• Scissors
• Optional: blush powder


(Also available on Etsy and Craftsy)

This pattern is © 2018 Jasmin Wang (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.

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