I've amended my barbie shorts pattern on this site to fit the lovely Curvy Barbie. Plus added a new top with a trendy frill across the shoulders.
I used Patons Soft cotton 4ply from my stash but any 4ply would do. Both the shorts and top can easily be lengthened by adding a few more rows.
I use UK crochet terms for a conversion chart click here
crochet conversion chart
If you have any problems with this pattern please leave a comment below or contact me.
To fit: 12” Curvy Fashionista Barbie
You will need approx; 10g 4ply yarn for shorts and 10g 4ply yarn for top.
Crochet hook no 3.5
Tension: (Gauge) 24sts x 26 rows to 4” over dc using 3.50 hook
Abbreviations: Dc: double crochet (US single crochet), tr: treble crochet, (US double crochet) ch: chain, slst: slip stitch, inc: increase, rnd/s: round/s
Rnd 1 dc around
Rnd 2 2dc in next dc, dc32, 2dc in next dc 36sts
Rnd 3 dc around
Rnd 4 2dc in next dc, dc34, 2dc in next dc 38sts
Rnd 5 dc around
Rnd 6 2dc in next dc, dc17, (2dc in next dc) 2 times, dc17, 2dc in next dc 42sts
Rnd 7 dc around
Divide for legs
Rnd 1 dc 21, place a marker in 1st dc, 4ch, dc in 1st dc with marker to join into round for right leg
Rnd 2 dc around working 1dc in each of 4ch 25sts
Rnd 3: dc to last 2sts, miss 1dc, dc1 24sts
Rnd 4–5: dc around
Fasten off yarn
Rnd 1 4ch, dc in next dc on front of shorts, dc20, dc in 1st ch to join into round
Rnd 2 dc around working 1 dc in each 4 ch space 25sts
Rnd 3 dc to last 2sts, miss 1dc, dc1 24sts
Rnd 4–5 dc around
Fasten off yarn
Work a round of 26dc in waist of shorts.
Sew cast on sts seam together and fasten off all ends
Work 8 rounds dc - shorten or lengthen here
Dc6, 5ch, miss 4dc, dc 10, 5ch, miss 4dc, dc 6 22sts
Turn and work in rows:
1ch (doesn’t count as st) dc in back loop only of next 6dc, 1dc in each 5ch, dc10 in back loop only, 1dc in each 5ch, dc in back loop only in next 6dc, slst in top of 1st dc, to join, turn
3ch, (1tr, 2tr in next tr) to end, slst in top of 3ch, turn
3ch, (2tr, 2tr in next tr) to end, slst in top of 3ch. Fasten off yarn
Slst frill in place at centre back
Fasten off all ends