Della in a Dress · Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

by - August 31, 2022


This sweet doll is part of my newest amigurumi pattern collection: the Snuggle Stuffies!  I think they're quite aptly named because these stuffed animals are definitely very snuggle-worthy with how plush and soft they are. 


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Della in a Dress is an amigurumi bunny rabbit that can sit up on her own.  She has a ragdoll-style body with floppy arms and legs attached to the body, making her a great cuddle toy for kids, including babies, toddlers, and young children. 

Della’s outfit has a sweet and classic aesthetic with a frilly overalls dress, Peter Pan collar long-sleeve blouse, stockings, flats, and a cute bow. Della is very quick to work up using super bulky blanket yarn or chenille velvet yarn, and requires minimal sewing as the legs, body, and dress are all crocheted in one piece. 



Yarn Used

This design is easy and works up quickly with super bulky yarn and a large, 5mm hook. It looks great with blanket yarn, polyester, chenille, or velvet yarn, though you can use other types of fibers too! This particular amigurumi was made using Hobbii's Baby Snuggle Yarn, perfect for a soft and cuddly toy.  I'm a big fan of this yarn after having worked with a variety of similar yarns from different brands, and can safely say that it's my new favorite yarn for amigurumi.  

If you'd like, check out my Baby Snuggle Yarn Review for more information! 



Customizing & Gifting

Customization is easy with this pattern.  Add some embellishments and unique finishing touches...such as buttons, appliques, bows, bowties, and more.  You can use different yarn colors to create stripes or color blocks.  Even though this design does feature a dress skirt, you can easily make it unisex and gender neutral by leaving that part out and changing colors on the legs to make "pants" instead.  Both boys and girls will adore snuggling up to this sweet doll!

This amigurumi makes a great craft fair product as well as a birthday gift, holiday gift, or baby shower gift.



Size

Ollie's approximate height is 12 inches (30.5 cm).  This makes him a relatively large amigurumi -- a great size for cuddling with! 


Level

The level for this project is suitable for a familiar beginner or an intermediate crocheter, as it involves familiarity with the stitches below, changing yarn colors, attaching yarn, and sewing parts together. 



Videos

If you'd like to get a look at the finished doll, check out the video preview!  I share about this doll's features (e.g., construction) as well as give you a look at the other members of the Snuggle Stuffies.   


Want the pattern?

The PDF pattern is printable, ad-free, easy to read, includes photo references and video tutorial links (for some of the stitches/methods used), and helps support Sweet Softies! If you enjoy my free patterns, you can consider it as a donation to me when you buy one of my pattern PDFs! It allows me to maintain my blog and continue sharing more free patterns.

You can get the PDF patterfrom my shopRavelry or Etsy.



Bundle & Save!

Want to save big? Get almost 30% off (that's $5 in savings) by downloading the 3-in-1 PDF pattern bundle. You can crochet all three dolls from the Snuggle Stuffies Collection





Love this design? You might like some of my other patterns too!  Simply click on the image below for the pattern, or check out all my free patterns here.

  




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Best wishes,


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1 comments

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