Crochet a “Geisha” mini doll. For information on equipements check out the basic minimeu pattern

You’ll need different color yarn, but you are free to use different colors than I did.

minIMEu - mini crochet doll pattern
minIMEu – mini crochet doll pattern

Crochet geisha mini doll;
To make a geisha doll start making a basic doll, using these colors (skip the “hair style” and bow);

Color A: hair color (black)
Color B:
skin color (white)
Color C:
color of sweater (pink)
Color D:
pants (grey)

Hair – bigger ball, on top (color A)
R1: 6 in MR
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3: (sc, inc) x6 (18)
R4-5 (2rnds): 18sc
Leave a long tail for attaching to head, add a little bit of polyester filling before attaching.

Hair – smaller ball, on side (make 2)
R1: 6 in MR
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3-4: 12 sc (12)
Leave a long tail for attaching to head, add a little bit of polyester filling before attaching.

Kimono (color C) – is made crocheting back and forth. Ch 1 at end of round before turning (doesn’t count as sts)
R1: ch19
R2: in 2nd st; 18sc
R3: 2sc, ch3, skip 3 sts, 8sc, ch3, skip 3 sts, 2sc (this will make holes for arms)
R4: inc 1st st, sc in each sts until last one; inc in last sts (20)
R5: 20 sc
R6: inc 1st st, sc in each sts until last one; inc in last sts (22)
R7: 22sc
R8: inc 1st st, sc in each sts until last one; inc in last sts (24)
R9: 24sc
Repeat R8-9 until desire length (you will keep on increasing every other round)
Make a border (red color): crochet along the edge. Start at 1st sts and crochet down; Make one sc in every sts, except for bottom corners (2); crochet like this in corner sts; (2sc, ch2, 2sc). When you reach top edge (18sts); crochet like this; 4dc, 1hdc, sl st 8 times, 1hdc, 4dc
Arms: into hole made on R3; make 10 sc (make inc on each side) into the hole.
R2: (4sc, inc) x2 (12)
R3-5: 12 sc

Belt (gold): Make a chain of as many ch needed to get around doll; make on extra ch. In 2nd ch; sc back. Make one more round of sc. Ch1, sl st back. Fold it around doll with kimono and sew together ends.

Hair decoration (different colors):
Flowers: 4sc in MR, sl st to 1st sts. Leave tail to sew to hair
Make as many flowers as you’d like. I made 5.
Make chains and attach to hair. Also cut strains of yarn (I used gold glitter yarn) and attach to.
You can also use pearls for decoration.

Crochet Geisha minimeu doll pattern
Crochet Geisha minimeu doll pattern

If you enjoy my pattern and want to share a picture of your finished doll please link back here or – on instagram – tag your picture #inarho and/or @inarho, so I get a chance to see it. Thank you.

Readers comments

  1. Thank you for sharing. Getting my materials out now. It’s a rainy day here so the perfect timing for this cute little project. I will send you a picture when she is finished.

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