Friday, December 11, 2015

Reindeer Ornament - Makers Christmas Blog Hop

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This week has been a busy one for me. I have been working on making Christmas gifts for my family and designing new patterns for all crocheters to enjoy! 
My most recent design is the Christmas themed gift baskets. They are perfect for so many different gifts and for people of all ages. 


https://craftinoo.com/elf-pants-gift-basket



https://craftinoo.com/santa-pants-gift-basket


https://craftinoo.com/mrs-claus-gift-basket


And I also have this cute new Reindeer Ornament pattern for you to enjoy for free! You can hang them on your tree, attach them to your gifts, or use them as appliques on your Ugly Christmas Sweater!


REINDEER ORNAMENT 

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Materials
Worsted  Weight Yarn (#4)
H/8/5.00mm Crochet Hook
Chenille Sticks
Fabric Paint
Optional Materials:


Gauge

Not important for this project


Size

Approx. 1.5” diameter


Stitch Guide

arnd = around
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)


Skill Level

Beginner

WRITTEN IN U.S. TERM


Notes
  • This pattern is worked in the round with no joins or chains
  • Reindeer shown were made using Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Toffee.

Instructions


1. Magic ring, 6 sc in ring (6)
2. 2 sc in each st arnd (12)
3. *2 sc, sc* arnd (18)
4. *2 sc, sc x 2* arnd (24)
5. Ch 3, sl st in same space as ch, sl st x 5, ch 3, sl st in same space as ch. Fasten. <Ears Created>


Finishing

  • Cut chenille stick into 3 even length pieces (one stick makes 3 antlers).
  • Make zig zag creases in both sides of the chenille stick, leaving ¾” flat section in the center.
  • Glue to front top center of head (between ears).
  • With fabric paint: make eyes and nose
  • Optional: Use google eyes, felt, and/or mini buttons for facial features. 
  • Hide Strings


I hope you like them!!! They work us so fast, you could add them to all of your gifts!

Thanks for hopping along with the Makers! Happy Holidays! 

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Written Pattern © 2015 Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer

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