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BB Boys


Finally we have got the BB Boys!!!BB Boys1

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.

BB Boys

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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45 thoughts on “BB Boys

  1. They are just too adorable. Thank you so much for sharing.

    1. Thank froggechik!
      Thanks for your time stopping by to check on these two 😉

  2. Your comitment to this blog is amazing and inspiring! You have made me a fan of amigurumi!

    1. Thank you Ester on these wonderful words of support and inspiration.
      Thank you very much!

  3. These boys are just too cute! Vanja, your dolls are awesome; every single one of them.

    1. Thank you my dear friend! Not that every doll is awesome….but… I try…. and try …. 😉

  4. LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!! Thank you!

    1. Thank you dear Rhondda!

  5. These are so cute! I’m so glad I found your site!!! I have loved everything you’ve done!

    1. Thank you Linda <3

  6. The boy bb dolls are great, my grandsons will love them. Thanks again

    1. You are welcome, Sandra. Happy you like the BB boys. Thank you for stopping by and leaving comment.

  7. That is too cute! I think the overalls are my favorite because they remind me of all the old cartoons with the rolled bottoms over rounded toe shoes. Adorable!

    1. That was my idea when making these two. Love that goofy look when pants are little bit longer and shoes peaking in front 🙂
      Thank you Shantier

  8. Your happy site make my day. Thank you so much.

    1. Thanks Phoebe! 😀
      Always nice to hear from you

  9. Thanks so much for following through and making some boys for the boys in our lives! They are awesome!

    1. Thank you Carolyn!

  10. Thanks for posting the pattern. I have a boy that looks and often stands like the boy with dark hair. Your hair is fantastic. The second I finish my stuff I am going to try to make some!

    1. Glad you like the boys. It is busy time of the year for you these months, so take it easy and make many wonderful crochet things for us! 🙂
      Thank you!


    1. siempre encantados de recbir tus comentarios que me hacen sonreir todo el dia 😀
      Gracias Graciela!

  12. So incredibly cute! I love the overalls.

    1. Thanks Jennifer 😀

  13. quel plaisir de venir sur ce blog!ils sont adorables, merci bravo!

  14. All of your dolls are adorable, but these two are just fantastic. I love all the different ways you do hair; that’s one of the most frustrating things for me. I’ll have to try out some of your methods.

    1. Same here regarding the hair. Love making dolls, but when it comes to hair making all those wig methods were so frustrating and always ended up as helm more than hair 😀 This method is simple and gives nice effects. Glad you like it.

  15. Fantastic boy dolls! They are fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing them with us. Looking forward to the trousers!

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  17. Yay!!! 😀 gonna make my own bb boys once I’ve finished my exam this week!! And thank you sooooo so much for this!!! ^-^

    1. Can’t wait to see your boys! 😀 Best of luck with exams!!!

      1. Sure thing!! =D aww thank you ^-^

  18. I’ve finally made a bb boy! But it doesn’t really look the same with yours >-< anyway gonna tweet u a picture of it! Do let me know what you think about it! Haha ^-^

    1. Waiting for the photo. Will let you what I think and where you might went wrong 😉

  19. Hi it’s me again! >-< hope you don't mind. But can you like, tell me how should I make a hoodie for my bb boy please? 🙂 I referred to the pattern here ( and was wondering if I should start by chaining 55 instead of 25 because of the head size? =<

    1. Hey Milly…
      Can’t be sure what stitch count to use for the hood. Will have to make the chain and try it on the head itself. Like this is difficult to tell. I made hood for sleeping buddies, and now tried it on the BBboy and it fits. The only thing is, I didn’t make the shoulder part, but don’t think that should be a problem for you to make. Will try to take a photo and find your e-mail to send you the photo of how the boy looks with this hood (just to give you idea)…if you don’t hear from me…send me blank mail … 😀

      1. Thank you for replying! =D I’ve tried to make a rectangle pice and kind of made it into a hood-like “cap”, and it looks just weird lol!
        Yes, please do send me an e-mail. =D
        Thank you so much!!! ^-^

      2. Will send you the pattern tomorrow afternoon and the photo to see how it fits the BBboy’s head.

  20. 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!

    1. Have prepared the pattern and will upload it next week. Hope you will enjoy the overalls and BBboys as well 🙂

  21. Ok ^-^ and really, thank you so much for it!!! 🙂

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  24. 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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