Crochet a Barbie Cami Chevron Romper: Free Pattern

Updated on January 12, 2019
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My favorite hobby is crocheting doll clothes. Using what I've learned from reading existing patterns, I create my own designs for Barbie.

Barbie Cami Chevron Romper
Barbie Cami Chevron Romper | Source

Make a Cami Chevron Romper for Barbie!

As promised, here is the project I made that incorporates color changes every two rows using the basic pattern from Barbie Chevron Cami Dress. Since I needed to rewrite the pattern to adjust the beginning stitches for each color change, I wanted to convert it to something else so I would not be making the same exact dress again, and also be able to come up with a new pattern.

I decided to go with a romper, as it is something that I have wanted to make for a while and will be a nice change from making dresses. If you wanted to make this in just one color, you will need to follow the basic cami chevron dress pattern until you reach the part where you need to start making the first leg.

This was made specifically for a Barbie Model Muse body type. For more information on the different body types of Barbie, please visit Crochet Clothes For Your Barbie Doll.

Using the basic pattern from cami chevron dress, this article will teach you how to convert it into a romper.
Using the basic pattern from cami chevron dress, this article will teach you how to convert it into a romper. | Source

Materials and Gauge

  • Size No. 10 Crochet Cotton Thread in Red (R), White (W), and Blue (B);
  • Size No. 7 Crochet Steel Hook;
  • 2 Small Snaps;
  • Tapestry Needle;
  • Scissors;
  • Sewing Needle and Thread; and
  • Gauge: 12 sc = 1 inch, 12 sc rows = 1 inch.

Abbreviations Used in American Terms

  • BLO - back loops only;
  • RS - right side;
  • Ch - chain;
  • St(s) - stitch(es);
  • Sl st - slip stitch;
  • Sk - skip; and
  • Sc - single crochet.

Barbie Cami Chevron Romper Pattern

Barbie Cami Chevron Romper
Barbie Cami Chevron Romper | Source

Note: All rows starting from Row 2 are worked in BLO.

Starting from the top,

Row 1 (RS): With R, ch 68, sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 9 ch, ch 17, sk the next 15 ch, sc in the next 17 ch, ch 17, sk the next 15 ch, sc in the next 10 ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next sc and ch, sc in the next 7 ch, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 7 ch, sk the next ch and sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next sc and ch, sc in the next 7 ch, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 7 ch, sk the next ch and sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn. Fasten off.

Row 3: With W, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn.

Row 4: Repeat Row 3. Fasten off.

Row 5: With B, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, repeat Row 3.

Row 6: Repeat Row 3. Fasten off.

Row 7: With R, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 7 sc, (sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 6 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 6 sc) 3 times, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn.

Row 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 7 sc, (sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 6 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 6 sc) 3 times, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn. Fasten off.

Row 9: With W, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 6 sc, (sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 5 sc) 3 times, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 6 sc, (sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 5 sc) 3 times, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 6 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn. Fasten off.

Row 11: With B, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 5 sc, (sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 4 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 4 sc) 3 times, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 5 sc, (sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 4 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 2 sc) 3 times, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 5 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, turn. Fasten off.

Round 13: With R, attach thread with a sl st in the first sc, ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 11 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, (sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc) 2 times, sc in the next 11 sc, 2 sc in the last sc, join with sl st in the 2nd sc, turn.

Round 14: Ch 1, working through both thicknesses, 3 sc in the first and last sc of Round 13, sc in the next 6 sc, sk the next 2 sc, (sc in the next 5 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 5 sc, sk the next 2 sc) 3 times, sc in the next 6 sc, join with sl st in the first sc, turn. Fasten off.

Round 15: With W, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the same sc, sc in the next 13 sc, (3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 12 sc) 3 times, sc in the last sc, join, turn.

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in the first 6 sc, (sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 6 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 6 sc) 3 times, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 17: With B, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the same sc, sc in the next 15 sc, (3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 14 sc) 3 times, sc in the last sc, join, turn.

Round 18: Ch 1, sc in the first 7 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 8 sc, (3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 16 sc) 2 times, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 19: With R, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the same sc, (sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 3 sc in the next sc) 3 times, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the last 8 sc, join, turn.

Round 20: Ch 1, sc in the first 17 sc, (3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 18 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 21: With W, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the same sc, (sc in the next 9 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 3 sc in the next sc) 3 times, sc in the next 9 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the last 9 sc, join, turn.

Round 22: Ch 1, sc in the first 9 sc, (3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 20 sc) 3 times, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 23: With B, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the same sc, (sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc) 3 times, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the last 10 sc, join, turn.

Round 24: Ch 1, sc in the first 9 sc, (sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 10 sc) 3 times, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Rounds 25-26: With R, repeat Rounds 23-24.

Note: If you were doing the color changes in order to achieve the dress, just repeat Rounds 23-24, changing colors every two rounds.

Barbie Cami Chevron Romper
Barbie Cami Chevron Romper | Source

Forming the Division for the Legs:

Round 27: With W, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 2 sc in the same sc, (sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc) 3 times, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the last 10 sc, sc in the same sc where you joined earlier in order to have 3 sc's in the joining st, join, ch 1, sl st in the middle of the 3-sc on the opposite side of where your hook currently is to form the division, turn.

Starting on the First Leg:

Round 28: Ch 1, 3 sc in the first ch, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Note: Because projects with color changes tend to be more time-consuming, you could choose to do both legs simultaneously, just note that Round 28 is slightly different for each leg.

Round 29: With B, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, join, turn.

Round 30: Ch 1, sc in the first 9 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Rounds 31-36: Repeat Rounds 29-30 while maintaining the color pattern of R, W, B.

Round 37: With R, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 9 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 9 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 9 sc, join, turn.

Round 38: Ch 1, sc in the first 8 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 9 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 9 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 39: With W, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, join, turn.

Round 40: Ch 1, sc in the first 7 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 8 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 8 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Round 41: With B, attach thread in the middle of the 3-sc closest to the joining st with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the first sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 4 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, join, turn.

Round 42: Ch 1, sc in the first 6 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the next 7 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 7 sc, 3 sc in the next sc, sc in the last sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Rounds 43-48: Repeat Rounds 41-42 while maintaining the color pattern of R, W, B.

For the Second Leg:

Round 28: With W, attach thread in the ch you made to form the division in Round 27 with a sl st, ch 1, 3 sc in the first ch, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, 3 sc in the next ch, sc in the next 10 sc, sk the next 2 sc, sc in the next 10 sc, join, turn. Fasten off.

Rounds 29-48: Repeat the instructions from the first leg.

Weave in all ends. Sew 2 small snaps across the back to close.

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      Gramidoll 

      8 months ago

      This outfit is over the moon! I can't wait to get started! You are sooooo clever!!!

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