Christmas Skittle Ball Game CAL Part Four

PART FOUR:  Penguin & Teddy-bear Skittles
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INSTRUCTIONS:
Making The Body & Head 
Theses instructions are used for all the Character Skittles except the Christmas Tree.
 

Ball Body: Approx size 8 cm in diameter
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.

With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle
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Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 3: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 4: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). Move marker
Rnd 5: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next three STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). Move marker
Rnd 6: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next four STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). Move marker
Rnd 7: SC in each ST around (36 SC). Move marker
Rnd 8: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next five STS. Repeat from * around (42 SC). Move marker
Rnd 9: SC in each ST around (42 SC). Move marker
Rnd 10: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next six STS. Repeat from * around (48 SC). Move marker
Rnd 11-13: SC in each ST around (48 SC). Move marker
Rnd 14: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next six STS. Repeat from * around (42 SC). Move marker
Rnd 15: SC in each ST around (42 SC). Move marker
Rnd 16: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next five STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). Move marker
Rnd 17-18: SC in each ST around (36 SC). Move marker
Rnd 19: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next four STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). Move marker
Rnd 20: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (24 SC). Move marker
Rnd 21: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Move marker
Stuff firmly – DO NOT OVER-STUFF ! 
Stuff just enough so that ball is firm and round without the stuffing showing through the stitches.
Rnd 22: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 23: SC2tog across next two STS, *SC2tog across next two STS. Repeat from * around (6 SC).

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Fasten off and sew opening close, weave in ends.

Ball Head: Approx size 4,5 cm in diameter
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.

With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle

Rnd 1:  Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 3: SC in each ST around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 4: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 5: SC in each ST around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 6: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). Move marker
Rnd 7: SC in each ST around (24 SC). Move marker
Rnd 8: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 9: SC in each ST around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 10: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12 SC). Move marker
Stuff firmly – DO NOT OVER-STUFF ! 
Stuff just enough so that ball is firm and round without the stuffing showing through the stitches.
Rnd 11: SC in each ST around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 12: SC2tog across next two STS, *SC2tog across next two STS. Repeat from * around (6 SC).

Fasten off and sew opening close, leave tail for sewing onto body.

 

Sew head onto body

 

PART FOUR:  Penguin & Teddy-bear Skittles
 
PENGUIN SKITTLE BALL:
With blue yarn complete the instructions for the Body and Head
TEDDY-BEAR SKITTLE BALL:

With white yarn complete the instructions for the Body and Head

Optional Notions required:
* ‘Stick On’ Eyes/ Safety eyes ( 2 x pairs )
* Small Button – 1 x Star Shaped (or any button)
* Small Ribbon Bow
* Craft Glue
PENGUIN SKITTLE BALL:
 
Hat:  Approx size 5,5 cm in length
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
 
With dark green yarn and 3,50 mm hook. Make a magic circle

Rnd 1:  Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). Move marker
Rnd 3: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Move marker
Rnd 4: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). Move marker

Rnd 5: *Work 2 SC in next ST and 1 SC in each of the next three STS.  Repeat from * around (30 SC). Move marker
Rnd 6: SC in each ST around (30 SC). Move marker

Rnd 7: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (24 SC). Move marker
Rnd 8: *SC2tog across next two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC).
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing onto head.

 
Scarf:
With dark green yarn and 3.00 mm hook. CH 41
Rnd 1:  Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each CH ST until end, TURN
Rnd 2: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.
Embroider with some black yarn eyes/glue on Stick On eyes/sew on Safety Eyes
Sew on button onto top of hat, sew hat onto head. With a small bit of yellow yarn,
embroider a bead with a few stitches. Sew scarf around neck.
TEDDY-BEAR SKITTLE BALL:
 

Ears: (make 2)
With brown yarn and 3.00 mm hook.

Row 1: CH 5, 1 SC in 2nd CH from hook, 1 HDC in same ST, 1DC and 1 TR in next ST, 1 TR and 1DC in next ST, 1 HDC and 1 SC in last ST, SL ST in same ST.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Snout:
With beige yarn and 3.00 mm hook.
Rnd 1: Work 6 SC in second CH from hook.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC).
Rnd 3: Work 2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 5 STS, work 2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 5 STS. SL ST in each ST,
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

 

Scarf:
With red yarn and 3.00 mm hook. CH 41
Rnd 1:  Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each CH ST until end, TURN
Rnd 2: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.
With some white/cream yarn, embroider cross stitches onto scarf.

 

Embroider with some black yarn eyes/glue on Stick On eyes/sew on Safety Eyes
 
Sew ears onto the side of the head and the snout just underneath the eyes.
Sew a small ribbon bow onto one ear. Sew scarf around neck.
NOTE: I have changed/updated the pattern a bit from the original that was released in 2013.
If you would like to make the hats for the penguin and the teddy-bear it is the same instructions as for the Santa Hat – except each round is worked in a different color!

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  1. I've been in love with this CAL ever since you posted part 1, but I'm so out of time I just couldn't manage to fit it it…
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