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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Howdy, pilgrim

I created my first original crochet piece! So here's a weekend project for you, just in time for Thanksgiving!





Boots
Yellow:
1. *2 sc in ring, 1 dc in ring* repeat (12)
2. Sl st in 1st sc, F/O, turn
Black:
1. Working in back loop for this round only: sl st in sc before any dc, sc around (12), sl st in 1st sc, turn
2. 6 sc, turn
3. Sc around (12), sl st to 1st sc
4. 6 sc, turn
5. 4 sc, turn
6. 2 sc, needle thru next sc, yo, pull through 1 loop; needle thru sc from round 4, yo, pull thru like a dc; 9 sc, needle thru sc from round 4, yo, pull thru 1 loop; needle thru sc from round 5, yo, pull thru like a dc
7-8. Sc around (12)
Lightly stuff, F/O, leave long tail

Body
Brown:
1. Ch 4, join in ring
2. Ch 2, 11 dc in ring, sl st with 2nd ch (12)
3. *1 sc, 2 sc in 1* repeat (18)
4 *2 sc, 2 sc in 1* repeat (24)
5. *3 sc, 2 sc in 1* repeat (30)
6. *4 sc, 2 sc in 1* repeat (36)
7. *5 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (42)
8-16. Sc around (42)
17. *2 sc, sk 1* rep, 1 sc (29)
18. *2 sc, sk 1* rep, 1 sc (20)
Stuff and F/O, weave in end

Head
Peach:
1. Ch 4, join in ring
2. Ch 2, 11 dc in ring, join with 2nd ch (12)
3. *1 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (18)
4. *2 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (24)
5. *3 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (30)
6. *4 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (36)
7-12. Sc around (36)
13. *2 sc, sk 1* 1 sc (25)
14. *2 sc, sk 1* 1 sc (16)
15. *1 sc, sk 1* 1 sc (8) F/O, weave in end

Collar
White:
1. Ch 6
2-8. Starting with 2nd loop from needle: 5 sc, ch 1, turn
9. Ch 6
10-16. 5 sc, ch 1, turn
F/O, leave long tail

Hat
Black:
1. Ch 3, join in ring
2. 10 sc in ring, sl st to 1st sc
3. 2 sc in each sc (20)
4. *1 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (30)
5-11. Sc around (30)
12. 2 sc in each sc (60)
13. *3 sc, 2 sc in 1* rep (85).
Lightly stuff, F/O, weave in end

Nose
Peach:
1. Ch 3, join in ring
2. 7 sc in ring, sl st to 1st sc
3. Sc around (7)
4. 2 tog around (3)
F/O, leave tail

Arms
Peach:
1. Ch 5
2. Starting in 2nd ch from hook, 4 sc
3-4. Sc around (10), F/O
Brown:
5. Sl st to 1 end of hand, sc in same loop, 4 sc, 2 sc in 1, 4 sc, sl st to 1st ch
6-9. Sc around (10)
F/O, leave tail

Hair
Brown:
1. Ch 6
2-5. Starting with 2nd ch from hook: 5 sc, ch 1, turn
6-18. 6 sc, ch 1, turn
19. Sk 1, 5 sc, ch 1, turn
20. 5 sc, ch 1, turn
21. Sk 1, 4 sc, ch 1, turn
22. 4 sc, ch 1, turn
23. Sk 1, 3 sc, ch 1, turn
24. 3 sc, ch 1, turn
25. Sk 1, 2 sc, ch 1, turn
26-29. 2 sc, ch 1, turn
30. 1 sc, 2 sc in 1, ch 1, turn
31. 3 sc, ch 1, turn
32. 2 sc, 2 sc in 1, ch 1, turn
33. 4 sc, ch 1, turn
34. 3 sc, 2 sc in 1, ch 1, turn
F/O, leave long tail

Hat band
Yellow:
Make buckle (pattern from boot)
Black:
1. Ch 31
2. Starting with 2nd ch from needle: 30 sc
F/O, leave long tail, attach to sides of buckle

Using tails, attach all pieces together and hide ends. I also put some beads in his bum to weigh him down so he can sit straight.

I used felt and hot glue for the eyes, but use whatever you prefer.

Hopefully I got all the instructions right. Please let me know if you run into any problems.

Happy Thanksgiving!

4 comments:

  1. Great job!! Is he getting a lady friend?

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  2. I'd like to, but I don't think I'll have time this year. Just realized I gotta get all my Christmas presents made in time to ship shortly after Thanksgiving!

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  3. Oh, this is so cute! You should post the pattern on Ravelry!

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  4. I agree...Mr Pilgrim should be on Ravelry and he should have a Mrs. Pilgrim with him.

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