MY BIBLE STORIES PLAYBOOK PART ONE

My Bible Stories Playbook Part One | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwbiblestoriescrochetalong

MY BIBLE STORIES PLAYBOOK PART ONE

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My Bible Stories Playbook Part One

The Bible Stories Playbook Part One, a fun ‘quiet’ crochet playbook page inspired by the Bible.
An interactive playbook.

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SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.

MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Approx 20/30 grams of light weight worsted yarn- mixed (leftovers) – yarn color options are indicated in the pattern – the color I used will be highlighted
Note: colors are only a suggestion – any color can be used!

Hooks & Notions:
Hook 3,50 mm (or hook size you are comfortable to work with to make the page pieces)
Yarn needle
Stitch marker

Optional extras:
Flower buttons
Hooks & Loops
Press Buttons / Fasteners
Glue On Eyes (10 mm) – or embroidery thread to create eyes.

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Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
SC2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together

Notes:
I use US Crochet stitch terminology.
Due to the nature of this pattern – the yarn and hook used is only a suggestion and any substitute may be used.
Size of finished product will vary depending on yarn and also size of hook used.

GAUGE:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect.

WHAT YOU WILL CROCHET:
Tree applique; 2 x bush applique,1 x water applique; 1 x sun applique; 2 x fish applique ; 1 x bird applique; animal finger puppets.

INSTRUCTIONS:

The Creation:

“IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED EVERYTHING,
THE SUN, PLANTS AND ANIMALS, THE SEA AND EVERYTHING WITHIN IT.”

TREE:

Bark:

with golden brown yarn – CH 21

ROW 1; work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; work 1 SC into each ST until end; TURN
ROW 2-4: CH 1; work 1 SC into each ST until end; TURN
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Tree Top:

with lime/ soft green yarn  – Make a magic circle/ring

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 11 DC into ring (12 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
RND 2: work into front-loops only for this round – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 2 DC into each ST all around (24 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH;
RND 3: work into back-loops only for this round – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 1 DC into next ST;
*work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST. Repeat from * UNTIL last 4 STS (30 DC); TURN
ROW 4: work into front-loops only for this row –  CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 1 DC into next 2 STS;
*work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next 2 STS. Repeat from * until end (40 DC); TURN
ROW 5: CH 1; work 1 SC into each ST until end 40 SC.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

To make the ‘leaves’ – with right side facing towards you – insert hook into first ‘ exposed front or back loop of a rnd/row – work random 2/3 stitches into each loop – for exp: [2 SC; 1 HDC]; [1 HDC; 1 DC; 1 SC]; [SL ST; 1 SC] and so on. Fasten off and weave in ends.

BUSHES & WATER:

Large Bush:

with olive/dark green yarn – Make a magic ring/circle

ROW 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC) work 7 DC into ring (8 DC); TURN
ROW 2: work into front-loops only for this row – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 2 DC into each ST until end ( 16 DC); TURN
ROW 3: work into back-loops only for this row – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 1 DC into next ST.
*work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST. Repeat from * until end (24 DC); TURN
ROW 4: work into front-loops only for this row – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 1 DC into next 2 STS.
*work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next 2 STS. Repeat from * until end (32 DC); TURN
ROW 5: work into back-loops only for this row – CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 1 DC into next 3 STS.
*work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next 3 STS. Repeat from * until end (40 DC);
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Small Bush:

with lime/soft green yarn – Make a magic ring/circle

Repeat Large Bush instruction until ROW 3:
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

To make the ‘leaves’ – with right side facing towards you – insert hook into first ‘ exposed front or back loop of a row – work random 2/3 stitches into each loop – for exp: [2 SC; 1 HDC]; [1 HDC; 1 DC; 1 SC]; [SL ST; 1 SC] and so on. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Water:

with sky/soft blue yarn – Make a magic ring/circle

Repeat Large Bush instruction until ROW 4: omitting the required front and back loops instructions.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

I sewed on Flower Buttons onto the bushes and tree tops – this is completely optional.
If you cannot use buttons and would like to crochet flowers:

SMALL FLOWER:

For best results and for a really small flower- it is best to use embroider thread or 4 ply/2 ply yarn and a small hook.

Make a magic ring/circle.
RND 1: CH 1, work 5 SC into ring; SL ST into first SC worked;
RND 2: Work [1 HDC; 1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC; 1 HDC; SL ST] into first SC;
repeat instructions between [] in remaining 4 SC.
SL ST into first HDC; fasten off and weave in ends.

THE SUN

with yellow green yarn  – Make a magic circle/ring

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 11 DC into ring (12 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into same ST; work 2 DC into each ST all around (24 DC); SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH;
change to white/cream yarn
RND 3: work over 4 STS – *Work [SL ST; 1 SC]; [1 HDC; 1 DC]; [1 DC] 1 HDC]; [1 SC; SL ST] over next 4 STS. Repeat from * 5 more times (6 petals).
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

THE ANIMALS:

THE BIRD:

Body:

With any double knitting/light worsted yarn – Make a magic circle

RND 1: Work 6 SC into ring
RND 2: Work 2 SC into each SC (12 SC)
RND 3: Work 2 SC into first 6 STS, work 1 SC and 1 DC into next ST, CH 5, SL ST into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into next 3 CH STS, work 2 SC over the DC and 1 SC into next 4 SC, work 1 HDC, 1 DC, 6 TR, 1 DC into next ST, SL ST into same ST.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Wings:

With any double knitting/light worsted yarn – CH 11

Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into next 4 CH STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 CH STS, work 1 DC into last 3 CH STS.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Beak: Attach yellow at the side of the face and make a ‘picot’ – CH 3; SL ST into the 2nd CH – then SL ST into the SAME ST you joined your yarn.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Glue a 10 mm googly eye onto face.

TIP – if making for small (toddlers) rather embroider eyes or sew on small buttons securely.

FISH: (make 2)

With any double knitting/light worsted yarn – Make a magic circle

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 11 DC into ring,
SL ST into top of 3rd CH, (12 DC)
RND 2: CH 3, work 1 DC, 1 HDC into same ST,
work 1 SC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC, 1 DC into next ST,
CH 3 and SL ST into same ST.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Glue a 10 mm googly eye onto face.

TIP – if making for small (toddlers) rather embroider eyes or sew on small buttons securely.

FINGER PUPPETS – ASSORTEDClick Here For Patterns

BUILDING THE PLAYBOOK:
I added a hooks & loops to the tree top for the bird and two onto the water for the fish.
My Bible Stories Playbook Part One | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwbiblestoriescrochetalong
My Bible Stories Playbook Part One | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwbiblestoriescrochetalong

 

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