Saturday, December 02, 2006

Smilie Christmas Ornaments



These patterns have not been tested, so if you find any problems please contact me.



Smilie Christmas Ornaments

size: about 2 " high, not including hat.
Can be made in any color and you can make the face any
way you like.



Materials Needed:
Small amount of desired MC,
Small amounts of Red and white
Scrap of black or desired color for eyes & mouth.
Scrap of pink (for cat)
Crochet hook size F
1/2 "- 1"PomPom (either home made or store bought)
Fiberfill
Ribbon, thread or cord for hangers.


Head
(Do not join rnds unless otherwise indicated)
Mark first st of each rnd

(Worked in desired color MC)
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: (Sc in each next 2sc, 2 sc in next sc) repeat around. (24 sc)
Rnds 5 - 9: Work a sc in each sc around.
Rnd 10: (Sc in each next 2 sc, decrease 1 sc over next 2 sc) repeat around. (18 sc)
Rnd 11: (Sc in next sc, decrease 1 sc over next 2 sc) repeat around. (12 sc)
****Stuff ball firmly at this point.****
Rnd 12: (Decrease 1 sc over next 2 sc) repeat around, join in next sc, leaving
a length for sewing, fasten off. (6 sc)

Add more filling if necessary. Sew the opening of rnd 12 closed. Mark this end as top of head.

Hat
Note: Work ch 3 for first dc of each rnd.
Rnd 1:With red yarn ch 4, work 5 dc in 4th chain from hook, join. (6 dc)
Rnd 2: (Dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) repeat around, join. (9 dc)
Rnd 3: (Dc in each next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) repeat around, join. (12 dc)
Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2. (18 dc)
Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3. (24 dc)
Rnd 6: Work a dc in each dc around,changing to white in last step of last sc, join.
Break off red.
Rnd 7: Work a dc in each dc around, leaving a length for sewing, fasten off.


Note: sew hat to head before embroidering face.
***If making the cat sew on ear and embroider face *before* sewing on hat.

With the length of white yarn, sew hat to ball, by covering the back and top of the head with the hat.
With a length of black yarn, embroider face.
Attach pom pom to point of hat, then bend hat down in back and tack the point hat to the back of hat near the white section to hold it in place.

Weave in all loose ends.

Hanger
Weave about an 8" length of ribbon or cord through top of hat and tie ends together.

Cat
Work head and hat as above.

Ear (make 1)
Row 1: With MC, ch 2, work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn. (2 sc)
Row 2: Work 2 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. (4 sc)
Row 3: Work 2 sc in next sc, sc in eah next 2 sc, 2 sc in last sc, leaving a length for sewing,
fasten off.

Finishing
Sew ear to top of head on either side.
Embroider face, the sew hat at an angle to top of head.
Add pom pom and hanger as above.

Weave in all loose ends.

Copyright 2006 stormyz crochet. You may use this pattern for personal use but do not distribute or sell pattern or claim it as your own.

2 comments:

Steve's LBB said...

This is too cute for words. Thank you for sharing.
Suzanne

Samantha said...

Those are adorable!