babymandrakeroot


Supplies

Small amount of warm brown worsted weight yarn
Small amount of sage green worsted weight yarn
F/5 (3.75 mm) hook
Tapestry needle
Embellishments (optional)

Instructions
Ears
With warm brown, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch, finish off.

Repeat for second ear.

Nose
With warm brown, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch, finish off.

Head
With warm brown, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in second chain from hook, do not slip stitich to join. (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sc)

Round 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around. (18 sc)

Rounds 4-6: Sc around. (18 sc)

Attach nose and ears by centering each tail around either side of a stitch and tying in a tight knot.

Weave in ends.

Sew on eyes.

Attach hair with a short piece of yarn, pulling it through a small part of the sts on top of the head and securing it with a tight knot.

Cut to length and fray.

Round 7: (Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts) around. (12 sc)

Stuff.

Round 8: Sc2tog around, join with sl st in next st, finish off. (6 sc)

Weave the end through each st, pull taut and secure with a knot to close.

Weave in ends.

Body
With warm brown ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in second chain from hook, do not slip stitch to join. (6 sc)

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sc)

Round 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around. (18 sc)

Rounds 4-9: Sc around. (18 sc)

Rounds 10-11: (Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts) around. (9 sc)

Round 12: Sc around. (9 sc)

Stuff.

Round 13 : Sc2tog around, join with sl st in next st. (6 sc)

Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Legs
With warm brown ch 2.

Round 1: 5 sc in second chain from hook, do not slip stitch to join. (5 sc)

Rounds 2-4: Sc around. (5 sc)

At the end of round 4 join with a sl st.

Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Repeat for second leg.

Arms
With warm brown ch 2.

Round 1: 5 sc in second chain from hookdo not slip stitch to join. (5 sc)

Rounds 2-4: Sc around. (5 sc)

At the end of round 4 join with a sl st.

Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Repeat for second leg.

Leaves
With light sage ch 2.

Row 1: 1 sc in second chain from hook, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 3 sc in sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next, 2 sc in next, ch 1, turn. (5 sc)

Rows 4- 9: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Decrease over first 2 sc, 1 sc in next, decrease over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (3 sc)

Row 11: 1 sc in each sc, ch ,1 turn.

Row 12: Decrease over first 2 sc, 1 sc in last, ch 1, turn. (2 sc)

Row 13: Decrease over 2 sc. (1 sc)

Finish off, leaving a long tail to attach to the head.

Repeat for a total of four leaves.

Finishing
Attach the body to the bottom of the head to hide the ending decreases.

Sew the arms and legs on.

Attach the leaves to the head.

Weave in all ends.

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Worsted weight yarn, Color A
Worsted weight yarn, Color B
size J hook

ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
ss = slip stitch

With color A, chain 20 loosely and join in ring with slip stitch

Round 1: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each chain around (20 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each stitch around, attach color b
Round 3: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each stitch around, attach color a
Rounds 4-5: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each stitch around, fasten off.

Weave in ends. Make 2.
dragonsinger_dragoncrafts: (Default)
( Jun. 14th, 2009 12:04 pm)
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Requirements:

about 2-3 ounces Royal Blue knitting worsted
small amount White knitting worsted
2 wiggle eyes
craft glue
2 12" blue chenille stems

ch - chain
ss - slipstitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
dec - decrease

With Royal Blue, chain 2

Head
Rd 1:   6 sc in second chain from hook.  Do not join now or on following rounds.
Rd 2:  2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)
Rd 3 & 4:  1 sc in each stitch around (12 sc)
Rd 5:  Dec over next 2 sc, repeat 5 more times (6 sc) Do not end off

Stuff.

Upper Body
Rd 6:  2 sc in each stitch around (12)
Rd 7:  1 sc in next stitch, 2 sc in next, repeat 5 x's (18)
Rd 8:  1 sc in each of the next 2 stitches, 2 sc in next, repeat 5 times (24)
Rds 9 through 13:  1 sc in each stitch around (24)
Rd 14:  Dec in next 2 stitches, repeat 5 times (12)
Rd 15:  Dec in next 2 stitches, repeat 5 times (6)  Do not end off

Stuff

Lower Body
Rd 16:  2 sc in each stitch around (12)
Rd 17:  2 sc in each stitch around (24)
Rds 18 & 19:  1 sec in each stitch around (24)
Rd 20:  1 sc in next stitch, dec in next 2, repeat 6 times (15)
Rd 21:  1 sc in next stitch, dec in next 2, repeat 5 times (10)
Stuff and finish stuffing as you continue
Rd 22:  Dec 5 times (5)

Continue dec until just 2 stitches remain then 1 sc and slipstitch both together.  Chain 3 end off, weave in end.

Spinner/Antenna
With white, chain 10.

1 dc in 3rd chain from hook and in next stitch.
Hdc in next 4 chain
sc in last 2 chain, ss in same stitch as last sc
Chain 10
repeat.
then ss in last sc of previous group.
End off
Weave in
Attach to center of top of head

Glue on 2 wiggle eyes

Cut chenille stem into six (6) 2.5 inch lengths and attach 3 to each side by wrapping end around 1 sc.

(c) dragonsinger 2009

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