LGBTQ Pride Dolls: Gabby & Gordo

Here at Two Hearts Crochet, we believe in creating an inclusive environment for crafty folks of all types. Of course, this means we are big supporters of LGBTQ rights. June is Pride Month, so we thought it would be fun to share a couple of dolls inspired by some dear friends!

So, meet Gabby and Gordo! I’m so in love with them, aren’t you?

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For these patterns, you will need the following materials and tools:

  • Size D/3.25mm crochet hook
  • Worsted- or aran-weight yarn in skin tones, red, yellow, green, blue, purple, grey, black and reddish brown
  • Polyester Fiberfill stuffing (available at most craft stores)
  • 6mm plastic safety eyes, 2 per doll (you can embroider eyes on if your prefer)
  • Black crochet thread or embroidery floss

So let’s get started! We’ll start with Gabby–scroll down to find the pattern for Gordo!

These patterns follow our established style for mini amigurumi dolls, so you can use hairstyles interchangeably. Check out our other mini ami patterns for inspiration!

These patterns rank as Easy+ on our difficulty chart.

Difficulty -EasyPlus


Gabby Pattern

Head

Rnd 1) In desired skin color, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 2) *sc inc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (12)
Rnd 3) *sc inc, sc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (18)
Rnds 4-7) 18 sc. Join and ch 1. (18)
Insert the eyes into the 8th and 12th stitches of round 5, so that there are 3 sc stitches between the eyes.
Rnd 8) *sc dec, sc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (12)
Carefully stuff the head, but do not overstuff!
Rnd 9) *sc dec* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 10) 6 sc. Change to RED, join and ch 1. (6)

Body

Rnd 11) In RED, *sc inc* – repeat 6 times. Change to YELLOW. Join and ch 1. (12)
Rnd 12) In YELLOW, *4 sc, sc inc* – repeat 2 times, then 2 sc. Change to GREEN. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 13) In GREEN, 14 sc. Change to BLUE. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 13) In BLUE, 14 sc. Change to PURPLE. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 15) In PURPLE, *4 sc, sc inc* – repeat 2 times, then sc inc, 3 sc. Change to GREY. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 16) In GREY, 17 sc. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 17) 17 sc. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 18) In BACK LOOPS ONLY, *sc dec, sc* – repeat 5 times, then sc dec. Join and ch 1. (11)

Carefully stuff the body, but do not overstuff!

Rnd 19) In BOTH LOOPS, *sc dec* – repeat 5 times, then sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 20) *sc dec* – repeat 3 times. Join and fasten off.

Weave in all ends for the head and the body.

Arms

Rnd 1) In desired skin color, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 5 sc in the center of the Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 2) 6 sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 3) 6 sc. Change to RED. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 4) In RED, 6 sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 5) 6 sc. Join and fasten off. (6)

Sew the arms to the doll’s body between rnds 11 and 12. Weave in ends.

Hair

Rnd 1) In REDDISH BROWN, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 7 sc in the center of the Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (7)
Rnd 2) *sc inc* ‐ repeat 7 times. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 3) *sc inc, sc* ‐ repeat 7 times. Join and ch 1. (21)
Rnds 4‐5) 21 sc. Join and ch 1. (21)

At this point, you will be working back and forth, creating an opening for the doll’s face.

Rows 6‐7) 12 sc. Ch 1 and turn. (12)
Row 8) 12 sc. Do not ch 1 and turn! (2)

At this point, you will be creating six short chains that will fall down the doll’s shoulders and back.

Row 9 – 1st “chain”) Continuing from row 10, ch 7. Starting in the 2nd chain space from
the hook, 6 sc. Join to row 8 with a sl st. Sl st in the next st. Continue to next “chain”. (6)
Row 9 – 2nd “chain”) Ch 11. Starting in the 2nd chain space from the hook, 10 sc. Join to
row 8 with a sl st. Sl st in next st. Continue to next “chain”. (10)
Row 9 – 3rd “chain”) Ch 11. Starting in the 2nd chain space from the hook, 10 sc. Join to
row 8 with a sl st. Sl st in next st. Continue to next “chain”. (10)
Row 9 – 4th “chain”) Ch 11. Starting in the 2nd chain space from the hook, 10 sc. Join to
row 8 with a sl st. Sl st in next st. Continue to next “chain”. (10)
Row 9 – 5th “chain”) Ch 11. Starting in the 2nd chain space from the hook, 10 sc. Join to
row 8 with a sl st. Sl st in next st. Continue to next “chain”. (10)
Row 9 – 6th “chain”) ch 7. Starting in the 2nd chain space from the hook, 6 sc. Join to row
8 with a sl st. Sl st in the next st. Continue to next “chain”. (6)

Your “chains” are complete! To finish:

Row 10) 6 sc up the side, sl st, 3 dc inc, sc inc, 6 sc down the other side. Fasten off.
Finishing Steps

Use a strand of yarn in REDDISH BROWN and a yarn needle to embroider on the doll’s eyebrows. Weave in ends.
Use a strand of BLACK crochet thread and a yarn needle to embroider on the doll’s eyelashes. Weave in ends.

 

Gordo Pattern

Head

Rnd 1) In desired skin color, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 2) *sc inc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (12)
Rnd 3) *sc inc, sc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (18)
Rnds 4-7) 18 sc. Join and ch 1. (18)
Insert the eyes into the 8th and 12th stitches of round 5, so that there are 3 sc stitches between the eyes.
Rnd 8) *sc dec, sc* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (12)
Carefully stuff the head, but do not overstuff!
Rnd 9) *sc dec* – repeat 6 times. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 10) 6 sc. Change to PURPLE, join and ch 1. (6)

Body

Rnd 11) In PURPLE, *sc inc* – repeat 6 times. Change to BLUE. Join and ch 1. (12)
Rnd 12) In BLUE, *4 sc, sc inc* – repeat 2 times, then 2 sc. Change to GREEN. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 13) In GREEN, 14 sc. Change to YELLOW. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 13) In YELLOW, 14 sc. Change to RED. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 15) In RED, *4 sc, sc inc* – repeat 2 times, then sc inc, 3 sc. Change to GREY. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 16) In GREY, 17 sc. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 17) 17 sc. Join and ch 1. (17)
Rnd 18) In BACK LOOPS ONLY, *sc dec, sc* – repeat 5 times, then sc dec. Join and ch 1. (11)

Carefully stuff the body, but do not overstuff!

Rnd 19) In BOTH LOOPS, *sc dec* – repeat 5 times, then sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 20) *sc dec* – repeat 3 times. Join and fasten off.

Weave in all ends for the head and the body.

Arms

Rnd 1) In desired skin color, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 5 sc in the center of the Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 2) 6 sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 3) 6 sc. Change to PURPLE. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 4) In PURPLE, 6 sc. Join and ch 1. (6)
Rnd 5) 6 sc. Join and fasten off. (6)

Sew the arms to the doll’s body between rnds 11 and 12. Weave in ends.

Hair

Rnd 1) In BLACK, make a Magic Circle. Ch 1 and work 7 sc in the center of the
Magic Circle. Join to the beginning sc of the round and ch 1. (7)
Rnd 2) *sc inc* ‐ repeat 7 times. Join and ch 1. (14)
Rnd 3) *sc inc, sc* ‐ repeat 7 times. Join and ch 1. (21)
Rnds 4‐6) 21 sc. Join and ch 1. (21)
Rnd 7) 7 sc, hdc, sl st, sc, sc inc, sc, sl st, hdc, 7 sc. Fasten off. (22)

Use the tail ends of the yarn and a yarn needle to carefully sew the hair piece onto the
doll’s head. Weave in ends. If desired, you can use a piece of Velcro (or something similar) to help frizz up the hair!
Finishing Steps

Use a strand of yarn in desired hair color and a yarn needle to embroider on the doll’s eyebrows. Weave in ends.

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