Do You Want To Build A Snowman

DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A SNOWMAN|2016 HOLIDAY BLOG HOP|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

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2016 HOLIDAY BLOG HOP|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

SKILL LEVEL:
EASY

MATERIALS:
Any light/medium worsted yarn;
small amounts of cream/white; green; red and black
Hook – 3,50 mm (light worsted yarn) or 4,00 mm (medium worsted yarn)
Hook – 3, 00 mm for smaller parts – light worsted yarn; 3, 50 mm for smaller parts – medium worsted yarn

ABBREVIATIONS:
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
SC2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together
SL ST – slip stitch

TENSION/GAUGE: is not important for completing this project successfully

INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Work Body & Head with the recommended larger hook for yarn weight
Body:

CH 16
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each CH until end (15 SC, TURN
ROW 2-10: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (15 SC), TURN
ROW 11: CH 1, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 11 SC, SC2tog, TURN
ROW 12-14: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (13 SC), TURN
ROW 15: CH 1, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 9 SC, SC2tog, TURN
ROW 16-20: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (11 SC), TURN
ROW 21: CH 1, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 7 SC, SC2tog, TURN
ROW 22-24: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (9 SC), TURN
ROW 25: CH 1, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 5 SC, SC2tog, TURN
ROW 26-33: CH 1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (7 SC), TURN
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Head:
Make a magic ring
RND 1: Work 6 SC into ring – use a stitch marker to keep count of your rounds
RND 2: Work 2 SC into each SC (12 SC)
RND 3: *Work 2 SC into next SC, work 1 SC into next SC. Repeat from * all around  (18 SC)
RND 4: *Work 2 SC into next SC, work 1 SC into next 2 SC. Repeat from * all around (24 SC)
RND 5: *Work 2 SC into next SC, work 1 SC into next 3 SC. Repeat from * all around (30 SC)

SL ST head onto the body – work through the 7 SC of the top row – then continue down the and SL ST all around body and head. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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Scarf:
With smaller size hook – depending the yarn used
CH 41
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each CH until end (40 SC), TURN
ROW 2-3: CH 1, work 1 SC into each SC until end (40 SC), TURN
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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Hat:
With smaller size hook – depending the yarn used
CH 16
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each CH until end (15 SC), TURN
ROW 2-3: CH 1, work 1 SC into each SC until end (15 SC), TURN
ROW 4: SL ST into next 4 SC, CH1, work 1 SC into same SC, work 1 SC into next 8 SC (9 SC), TURN
ROW 5-12: CH 1, work 1 SC into each SC until end (9 SC), TURN
SL ST all around hat. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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Star: (Make 3)
With smaller size hook – depending the yarn used
Make a magic ring

RND 1: Work 10 SC into ring, SL ST into first SC
RND 2: *CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH, work 1 SC into 3rd CH; SKIP next SC of RND 1; SL ST into next SC of RND 1.
Repeat from * 4 more times (5 points made)

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BUILDING THE SNOWMAN:

Sew all three stars onto the body – see photos
TIP FOR SEWING STARS – insert yarn needle underneath BOTH LOOPS of the ST and work back and forth sewing the star onto the body – this way the star will not loose it’s shape 🙂

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Position one end of the scarf right underneath the head on the front side (the neck) – using the 7 STS that were used to sew the head onto the body – sew on the scarf.
Flip scarf around to the back of the ‘neck’ and sew on the back side – again using the 7 STS.

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Flip scarf back to the front and down side ways. Sew into position – see photos.

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Position hat sideways just over the top part of the head and sew  – flipping to the back – secure hat by sewing into the top head stitches.

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Carrot Nose:
With smaller size hook – depending the yarn used
CH 9

Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into next 2 CH, work 1 HDC into next 3 CH, work 1 DC into last 2 CH.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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Using the ‘magic ring’ hole in the center of the head – sew carrot nose into position.

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Glue/sew/or embroider on some eyes

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YOUR SNOWMAN IS BUILT! ENJOY!

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