Finally we have got the BB Boys!!!
Two best friends enjoying to play together! 🙂
This is the second one of my promises made last week. Still have one more to finish to be done with them all (Oopsie doll’s new outfit to make) 😉
if it wasn’t for Millylyly, who knows when these two would be created. I am glad she asked me to design boy’s hair. For starters made these two versions. Curly and strait, which are the two most common. Made in different colors, playing a little bit with length (if one likes) will give quite several hair styles for your dolls.
Boys are called BB Boys, because the head and the body (together with legs) are done the same way as BB Dolls. Differences made were at arms length; where these two have total count of 10 rows (by 6 stitches in each row), and instead of dress these two are wearing trousers; and off course HAIR!
For the time being don’t have the pattern for the trousers I trust would make good results each time made. Darker blue trousers were done with 1,75 mm needle and finer yarn and those look good and fit good. The the second ones (lighter blue) I made with same weight yarn I used for dolls, changed the row/stitch count to fit the body, but am not satisfied with result.
This week will work on the trousers pattern and will have it for you next.
Have to be honest that was afraid how to get this “boy’s” face expression using 4 mm black, wooden beads as I used for BB dolls, and after all using same pattern that was created for girl dolls in mind.
As you can see, boy’s eyes I placed closer. Instead of leaving 8 stitches space between them, they have only 4. Added embroidered nose, but this is optional.
One more photo of boys playing before we continue on hair pattern.
For both of the hair bases, classic oval shape of 30 stitches count needs to be done. I have made mine this way.
For both hairs is the same! Oval shape, 30 stitches count row before making the stylish hair cut!
R1 sc4, 3sc in one st, continue around the chain, sc3, 2 sc in one st (12 sts)
R2 inc1, sc3, inc3, sc3, inc2 (18 sts)
R3 inc1, sc4, inc1, sc1, inc1, sc1, inc1, sc4, inc1, sc1, inc1 sc1 (24 sts)
R4 sc1, inc1, sc5, inc1, sc2, inc1, sc2, inc1, sc5, inc1,sc2, inc1, sc1 (30 sts)
Brown hair boy:
You will be making hairs out of each stitch of all 30 stitches row count.
Hairs are done our usual way, chain and slip stitches return. Once done with the base of the hair (30 stitches oval reached) continue the hairs following this chain(s) count
12 x ch11 (those will make back of the head hairs) – starting from second stitch from the hook slip stitch following 10 stitches, reaching the end, slip stitch to next stitch on the base row and ch11 (repeat this for all of 12 stitches ch11, before continuing to ch10…..)
2 x ch10 -side hairs
2 x ch9 – side hairs
2 x ch8 – front hairs
2 x ch7 – front hairs
2 x ch8 – front hairs
2 x ch9 – side hairs
2 x ch10 – side hairs
4 x ch11 – back hairs
Finish off! Leave long end for sewing the hair to the head. You have made 30 hairs!
For the yellow hair style – curly one;
Once the base of the hair is made (as per the pattern on how to make the base and oval shape, above),
continue making curls in every second stitch of the base row.
here is how to do that. As you finish R4, slip stitch to the first stitch of R5,
ch16, starting at second stitch fro the hook inc15.
Once you reach the “base” slip stitch 2 following stitches, ch16 and repeat inc15
Here is the hair “length” count you have to do in order to get the right shape.
7 x ch16
6 x ch11
2 x ch16
Finish off leaving long end for sewing the hair to head.
Once done, sew the base of the hair to the head. Arrange the hairs the way you would like them to be/stay and sew or glue them. I didn’t sew the hairs! I used hot glue to fix them on the head.
If you will have problems understanding how the hair is made, let me know and will try to help. The procedure is very easy, but somehow I always make it sooooo complicated 😀
I am here to help you out, so do not hesitate to ask!
Wishing you all great end of the week and wonderful weekend to come!
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when will you have the pattern done for the BB boys clothes i have them but no clothes for them please and thank you
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Ok ^-^ and really, thank you so much for it!!! 🙂
Hi, I just love your patterns and have made a few of your dolls. Do you know when you’ll have the pattern for the overalls, as I would love to make a BB boy!
Have prepared the pattern and will upload it next week. Hope you will enjoy the overalls and BBboys as well 🙂
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