Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"STAR" RUG YARN, Article 44
1 skein Cream
1 skein each Chartreuse and Yellow or any 2 colors desired and
"STAR" SIX STRAND EMBROIDERY COTTON, Article 50
1 skein each Black and Bright Red.
Crochet hook No. 0
Use double strand of yarn for all tying.
HEAD—Wind Cream 100 times over a 4 inch cardboard, tie one end (top), then tie about 2 inches from top for neck.
BODY—Wind Chartreuse 50 times over a 9 inch cardboard. Slip a length of yarn through one end (top). Wind Yellow 50 times over a nine inch cardboard and slip the same length of yarn through one end. Place around center of face and tie at back, then tie about 1 inch from top at neck edge of head section. Cut length of yarn at top of body and ends to form a collar. Trim collar evenly.
ARMS—Wind Chartreuse 40 times over a 4½ inch cardboard, slip a length of yarn through one end. Wind Yellow 40 times over a 4½ inch cardboard and slip same length of yarn through 1 end, then tie these 2 sections together (center of arms). Tie each free end about ¾ inch from edge for hands and trim. Place arms through center of body as illustrated, having the Chartreuse arm on same side as Chartreuse on body.
Tie body below arms for waistline. Divide body in half and tie each section about ¾ inch from end for feet, then trim.
HAT—With Chartreuse ch 19, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 8 sts of ch, drop Chartreuse, attach Yellow (when changing color always complete last half of last st with next color) and work 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1 to turn each row.
2nd Row—Working Chartreuse over Chartreuse and Yellow over Yellow for remainder of hat work even in s c.
3rd Row—Decrease 1 st at the beginning and end of row (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, yarn over and work off all loops at one time). Work 1 row even. Repeat the last 2 rows until 2 sts remain, cut yarn. Sew long edges together and sew to head.
POMPONS—Over a 1¼ inch cardboard wind Chartreuse 15 times and Yellow 15 times, tie in center and trim. Work 2 more pompons in same manner. Sew 1 pompon to top of hat and 2 on body as illustrated. Embroider eyes, nose and mouth as illustrated.
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