American Thread Company
Star Book No. 39
Original Copyright 1945
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How big is a toy? Just as large as you make it with the material suggested. For instance, the largest horse on the next page has no more stitches than the smallest horse. The thread used determines the size of your finished product!
Nine vintage crochet toy patterns. 1945, 22 pages.
The entire body and head of Bear is worked in 1 row of s c and 1 row of double loop sts.
BACK OF BODY. With White ch 26 and work 25 s c on ch (ch 1 to turn each row). 2nd Row1 double loop st in each s c (loop st, wind yarn over index finger twice, insert hook in st, draw yarn through pulling yarn from under finger, drop loops from finger, letting them fall to right side of work and complete s c). 3rd Row1 s c in each s c. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows 18 times, then work 1 more row of loop sts. (More)
BODY SECTION. With Color, ch 2 and work 8 s c in 2nd st from hook. Without joining rounds, work 2 s c in each s c, (16 s c), place a marker. 3rd Round1 s c in first s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from beginning all around. 4th Round* 1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around. Work 4 more rounds in the same manner having 1 more st between increasing points in each round, there should be 64 s c at end of the 8th round. (More)
BODY FOUNDATION. With White ch 50 about 9 ½ inches. Work 3 s c in second st from hook, 1 s c in each st of chain, with 3 s c in last st, working on opposite side of ch work 1 s c in each st of ch, without joining, work 3 more rounds working 3 s c in center st at ends of each round. Join and break yarn.
LEG. Ch 36 and work 1 round the same as body foundation. Work another leg section in the same manner. (More)
LEFT SIDE OF LAMB. Starting at Left Hind Leg. Ch 7 and work 6 s c on ch, ch 1 to turn each row. 2nd and 3rd Rows1 s c in each s c. 4th Row1 double loop st in each s c, (for double loop st see directions for Bear). 5th RowWork in s c, increasing 1 s c at the beginning of row and decreasing 1 s c at the end of row. Repeat 4th and 5th rows twice, then work 1 row even in loop sts. 11th RowIncrease 1 s c at the beginning of row, 1 s c in each remaining s c. (More)
BODY. With Green, ch 23, and work 22 s c on ch. Ch 1 to turn each row. 2nd Row1 s c in each s c. 3rd Row2 s c in first and last s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c. Work next 6 rows same as 3rd row Next 16 Rows1 s c in each s c, break thread.
START PANTS. Working in back loop of st only, join Red and work 1 row of s c even. 2nd RowWorking in both loops, 2 s c in first s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c. Next 3 RowsWork same as 2nd row, then work 8 rows even. 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th RowsDecrease 1 s c at beginning of each row, and work 3 rows even. (More)
HEN. Right sideWith Red, ch 23, insert needle in 3rd st from hook and pull loop through, skip 1 st of ch, insert needle in next st, and pull loop through, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on needle, * ch 1, insert needle in same space with last st, pull loop through, skip 1 st of ch, insert needle in next st, pull loop through, yarn over, and pull through all 3 loops on needle, repeat from * to end of row, ch 3, turn (10 patterns). (More)
SHOES. With Brown ch 30, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 1 s c in 1st 9 sts of ch, ch 1, turn and work 7 more rows of s c, then work 1 row of s c decreasing 1 st each side. 10th RowCh 1, 1 s c in each s c, 1 s c in each row at side, skip 1 st at instep, work s c on each remaining st of ch skipping last st at instep, 1 s c in each row of s c on other side, join and work 2 more rows of s c decreasing 1 st at each side of instep. Work 4 rows even, break thread and sew seam of sole. (More)
HEAD. With Green, ch 17, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, * 1 d c in next st, 1 s c in next st, repeat from * 6 times, 1 d c in last st, ch 1, turn. 2nd Row1 s c, 1 d c, 1 s c in first d c, * 1 d c in next s c, 1 s c in next d c, repeat from * 6 times, then 1 d c, 1 s c, 1 d c in last s c, ch 1, turn. 3rd Row1 s c in first d c, 1 d c in next s c, * 1 s c in next d c, 1 d c in next s c, repeat from * across row. (Always end row with a d c and ch 1 to turn each row). (More)
BODY. With White and Large Hook ch 38 and work 37 s c on ch. Ch 1 to turn each row. 2nd and 3rd Rows2 s c in first s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c. 4th and 5th Rows1 s c in each s c. 6th RowIncrease 1 s c at beginning of row and work 2 rows even. 9th and 10th RowsIncrease 1 s c at beginning of each row. 11th RowIncrease 1 s c at beginning of row and work 4 rows even. (More)
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