"AUNT LYDIA'S" HEAVY RUG YARN
1 – 70 yd. skein Black
7 – 70 yd. skeins White and
"DAWN" KNITTING WORSTED
1 – 1 oz. skein each Black, National Blue and Orange and
"STAR" SIX STRAND MERCERIZED
2 skeins Bright Red
1 skein Black
Aluminum Crochet Hook Size H
Steel Crochet Hook No. 6
BODY: Wind 5 skeins of White over an 18 inch cardboard, tie with a double strand of yarn at one end for top of head. Tie tightly about 3½ inches from top of head for neck. Divide remaining yarn in half for legs and tie each section about 2 inches from each end. Cut and trim for feet.
ARMS: Wind 2 skeins of White over a 14 inch cardboard, tie 2 inches from each end for hands, then tie each side about 3½ inches from each hand tying for shoulders, insert through center of body. Tie about 5 inches from neck for waist. Cut and trim ends for hands.
Eyes, Mouth, Nose, Buttons are worked with "STAR" SIX STRAND EMBROIDERY COTTON and Steel Crochet Hook No. 6.
NOSE: With Red ch 2, 6 s c in 2nd st from hook. 2nd ROW: Without joining rows work 2 s c in each s c. Place a marker at the beg of each row. 3rd ROW: 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from beg all around. 4th ROW: Inc in every 3rd st. Work 1 row even. 6th ROW: Dec 6 sts evenly spaced (to dec: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time). Work 1 row even, cut thread leaving an end. Fill with kapok and sew in position.
EYE: With Black work the 1st 3 rows same as Nose, sl st in next st, cut thread. Work another eye in same manner. Sew in position.
MOUTH: With Bright Red ch 23, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 3 sts (s d c: thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 4 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s c in each of the last 3 sts, cut thread. Sew in position.
BUTTON: With Black work 1st 2 rows same as Nose ending last row with sl st, cut thread leaving an end. Work 2 more buttons in same manner. Sew in position.
HAT: With Black "AUNT LYDIA'S" HEAVY RUG YARN and size H hook work 1st 4 rows same as nose. 5th ROW: Inc in every 4th s c. 6th ROW: Inc in every 5th s c. 7th ROW: Sl st in 1st 2 s c, working in back loop of sts only, work 1 s c in each s c working 1 s c in each of the 1st 2 sl sts (36 s c). 8th ROW: Working through both loops work 1 s c in each s c. 9th ROW: Dec 6 sts evenly spaced. Work 1 row even. 11th ROW: Same as 9th row (24 s c). Work 6 rows even. 18th ROW: 2 s c in each s c. Work 3 rows even ending last row with sl st in last 2 sts, cut yarn.
EAR MUFFS: Pompons. Wind National Blue over a 2½ inch cardboard 50 times, tie in center and trim. Work another pompon in same manner. With aluminum hook size H and National Blue ch 24, cut yarn. Sew each end of ch to a pompon and sew ear muffs in position.
SCARF: With Orange and aluminum hook size H ch 9, d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining st of ch, ch 3 to turn all rows. 2nd ROW: 1 d c in each d c. Repeat 2nd row until strip measures 22 inches or desired length, cut yarn.
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