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{SuperMom...}


Materials
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- A pair of 8 mm safety eyes
- Tapestry needle
- Polyfiber fill  

Colors
- One color for her skin
- A main color for her suit
- A contrasting color for her suit
- A color for her cape
- A color for her hair
- A bit of pink yarn to embroider the cheeks


Abbreviations
st = stitch
ch = chain
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet


Shall we begin?

Leg 1 
(Start with the contrasting color (boots)...)
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (10)
3. to 4. Crochet 10 sc
5. Change to the color of the suit and, only through back loops, crochet 10 sc
6. Crochet 10 sc
Close and break the yarn. Set aside.

Leg 2 + body
(Start with the contrasting color (boots)...)
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (10)
3. to 4. Crochet 10 sc
5. Change to the color of the suit and, only through back loops, crochet 10 sc
6. Crochet 10 sc

Don't break the yarn! Now we will start with the body…

Body + Head
7. Chain 2 and join LEG 1. Crochet 10 sc on leg 1 and then crochet 2 sc on one of the sides of the 2-ch-chain. Now crochet 10 sc on leg 2, and finally 2 sc on the other side of the 2-ch-chain. Total stitches: 24
8. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
9. to 14. Corchet 30 sc
{Stuff the little legs firmly…}
15. Change to the contrasting color (belt) and, only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
16. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
17. Change back to the main color of the suit and, only through back loops, crochet 24 sc
18. to 19. Crochet 24 sc
20. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
21. to 22. Crochet 18 sc
23. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
24. to 25. Crochet 12 sc
26. Change to the contrasting color and, only through back loops, crochet 12 sc
27. Crochet 12 sc


Now we are going to start crocheting her head…

28. Change to the color of her skin and, only through back loops, crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (24)
29. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
30. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
{Stuff the neck area firmly…}
31. to 40. Crochet 36 sc
41. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
{Place safety eyes and embroider the nose and the cheeks with a bit of pink yarn…}
42. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
43. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
{Stuff firmly.}
44. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
45. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Close. Break the yarn and weave in ends.

Arms
{Make two. Start with the contrasting color (gloves)…}
1. Make 2 chain stitches. Crochet 4 sc in the second chain from hook.
2. Crochet *2 sc in each stitch*, repeat * (8)
3. to 5. Crochet 8 sc
6. Change to the main color of the suit and, only through back loops, crochet 8 sc 
8. to 14. Crochet 8 sc
{No need to stuff the arms.}
15. Press the opening with your fingers and single crochet together both opposing sides. 
Close. Break the yarn and leave a long tail to sew arms to body.


Cap + Hair 
{Start with the main color of the suit…}
1. Start with a magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
7. Crochet *11 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (39)
8. to 14. Crochet 39 sc
15. Change to the contrasting color and crochet 39 sc
16. Change to the color of the hair and crochet 1 slst in the next back loop. We are going to start crocheting the hair curls now. So, chain 11 ch stitches. Insert hook in the second ch from hook and crochet 1 sc. Then crochet 1 sc in each stitch along the chain, until you reach the border of the cap (you’ll end up with 10 sc). The locks will curl naturally as you go. Now * crochet 1 slst in the next 2 back loops on the edge of the cap and once again chain 11 ch stitches. Insert hook in the second ch from hook and crochet 1 sc. Then crochet 1 sc in each stitch along the chain, until you reach the border of the cap again (10 sc)*. Repeat * till you’ve done 10 hair curls. Crochet one last stst to finish.
Close and break the yarn.

Cape
{The cape is crocheted in rows. Use the color of your choice…}
1. Chain 21. Crochet 1 sc in the second chain from hook and then 1 sc in each of the following 9 chain stitches (total = 10 sc).  Now crochet 1 hdc in each remaining chain stitch till you reach the end (total = 10 hdc). You should end this row with 20 stitches: 10 sc + 10 hdc. Chain 1 and turn.
FROM NOW ON, ALL THE FOLLOWING ROWS MUST BE CROCHETED IN THE BACK LOOPS ONLY!!!!
2. Chain 1 (this chain stitch is to reach the height of a hdc), 10 hdc, 10 sc. Chain 1 and turn.
3. Crochet 10 sc, 10 hdc. Chain 1 and turn.
4. to 12. Repeat rows 2 and 3 ALTERNATELY.
Close and break the yarn, leaving a long tail to sew.

Assembly
Sew the arms to the sides of the body
Sew the cape to her back, surrounding her neck
Sew the cap and hair to her head. You can also embroider some hairlocks to her forehead.
Embroider a big M to her chest (or the first letter of your name!)


That's it!!! You are done!!!! Congratulations!



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