Monday, January 27, 2014

Ducks

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Head

Chain 2.
Round 1: Work 6 sc into the 2nd chain
Round 2: *2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (12sc)
Round 3: *1sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (18sc)
Round 4: *2sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around (24sc)
Round 5-9: sc around
Round 10: *2sc in each of next 2 sc, dc2sc, repeat from * around (18sc)
Round 11: *1sc in next sc, de2sc, repeat from * around (12sc)
Fasten off. Attach eyes.

Body
Chain 2.
Round 1: Work 6 sc into the 2nd chain
Round 2: *2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (12sc)
Round 3: *1sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (18sc)
Round 4: *2sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (24sc)
Round 5: *3sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * around (30sc)
Round 6-10: sc around
Round 11: Fold the body into halves. From one end, join the the two halves together by a slip stitch, work half double crochet in the same stitch, 2 double crochet stitches, 1 half double crochet stitch, then a slip stitch to the next stitch to form the tail of the duck. The tail has the half moon fan shape. From then use slip stitch to join the opening till there are 12 stitches left. Fasten off and leave a 30cm tail.

Beak
Chain 2. Work 6 sc into the first stitch, then sc around. Fasten off and leave a 10 cm tail.

Feet
Work 6 sc, turn yarn and slip stitch to make a short cord. Repeat 2 more cords so the 3 cords form the 3 pronged fan duck foot. Repeat to make the 2nd foot.

Wings
Chain 2. Work 6 sc into the first stitch, 2sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, fasten off and leave 10cm tail. Repeat to make the 2nd wing.


Assemble
Stuff the head and the body.
Sew the head to the body, attach beak, wings and feet. Ta da!

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Quack, quack, quack! Happy crocheting!

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