FO Friday: Crochet clothing Ta-dahs! (Yes, more than one!!!)

Today's Finished Objects come to you with much excitement as these are my first two crochet garments and I really enjoyed the process - compared to knitting they were so QUICK and easy to make. I have a feeling there will be many more crochet clothes to follow.

I used the same pattern for both of them - the Easy No Sew Summer Baby Doll Top by Sandra Lynn, which is available as a free download from Ravelry. The first has already been posted to a friend for her little girl, although it certainly isn't perfect. I think it will look cute over a long sleeved t-shirt and some leggings. 
Ravelry project notes here 

I'm not a lover of 100% acrylic but it was no problem to use and is quite soft, plus my recent disasters with accidental felting give me the confidence that, as a gift to a busy home with three children, it was the right choice!  

Second time around I changed to a thicker yarn and larger hook and made some changes to the pattern for the bottom section (I had planned to make it into a jacket/cardigan, but the colour changes would have left the fronts unequal so I couldn't do it) The changes are detailed in my Ravelry project notes (link below). 
Ravelry project notes here 


This yarn does contain wool, but I really couldn't resist it - the colours are perfect for Little Miss's wardrobe... and for my eyes - they are my favourites :)  

As usual, I have an unwilling model - and it's over a summer top which is not the "look" I was hoping for, but it fits her! I'm so pleased with it. 

You can see more FOs over at Tami's Amis

Wishing you a wonderful weekend! 
xxxxx

23 comments

  1. They look fantastic :) Great job - love the colours on the second one, so fun.

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  2. I love that style of crochet top - it looks amazing! Well done for two FO! I have one in the last two months lol.

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  3. They're wonderful! Your daughter looks so cute!

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  4. Ah, you have come over to the dark side, I find crocheting a lot quicker,and I'm not sure I would go back to knitting again, although I wasn't brilliant at it. The crochet tops are gorgeous especially the pink one, your daughter looks very cute in it.

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  5. The tops are gorgeous. Marble chunky is now being looked at in a different light! xx

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  6. Great job! Looks darling on the little miss.

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  7. I love those. Looking at all these FO projects is dangerous. My queue is getting longer and longer on pinterest and ravelry :\

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  8. i love that baby doll pattern, yours have come out so well ! i wish it went up to age 10 , because my daughters wants one...

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  9. OMG, the second one is so cute! I love your granny-square bottom instead of the fan look.

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  10. Love love LOVE the pink and purple top! So cute!

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  11. Gorgeous colours, gorgeous top and gorgeous model :)
    Love
    Tickety-boo
    xx

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  12. These both look gorgeous and perfect for busy little girls!

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  13. brilliant! A looks very cute :)

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  14. Love them both. A woman ofter my own heart, love crochet, love I can see some results so quickly (low attention span perhaps)

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  15. Love these! Such a cute pattern and it looks adorable on your little one. Makes me want to get out my hook!

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  16. Gorgeous tops - I'm sure they will make two little girls smile.
    Love the bright colours and your changes to the second one.
    Enjoy the Hooky activity it sure makes for some quick projects.

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  17. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww, this makes my heart warm, I love the second one...such lovely pink colours and it looks awesome on your little one :)

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  18. Awesome jobs! The top looks terrific on your little one. Crochet is such a nice alternative to knitting.

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  19. How so adorable!! I really need to learn how to crochet.

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  20. So beautiful - I want to make one for myself :)

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  21. Simple and nice looking girl's tunic! very lovely.i love the color pallete of the second one more)

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