MY FAIRY TALE PLAYBOOK PART FIVE

My Fairy Tale Playbook Part Five | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwfairytaleplaybook

MY FAIRY TALE PLAYBOOK PART FIVE

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My Fairy Tale Playbook Part Five

The Fairy Tale Playbook Part Five, a fun ‘quiet’ crochet playbook page inspired by princess fairy tales.
An interactive playbook.

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My Fairy Tale Playbook Part Five | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwfairytaleplaybook

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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:
10/12/15 mm Googly Eyes or Buttons
Assorted Buttons
Craft glue/ or a hot glue gun
Hook And Loops White Dots (recommended size 10/12/16 mm)
or buttons/press buttons.

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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:
Pumpkin Carriage
Horse Applique
Tree
Princess Dress

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NOTES: Educational elements for this page -numbers; colors & story play
Fairy-tale inspiration – Cinderella

My Fairy Tale Playbook Part Five | Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #ccwfairytaleplaybook

INSTRUCTIONS:

The Pumpkin Carriage:

Bottom: With (orange) yarn, make a magic circle

RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 7 DC into ring (8 DC); TURN
RND 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 2 DC into each DC (16 DC); TURN
RND 3: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 1 DC into next DC.
*Work 2 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next DC. Repeat from * until end (24 DC); TURN
RND 4: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC.
*Work 2 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 2 DC. Repeat from * until end (32 DC); TURN
RND 5: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC.
*Work 2 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 3 DC. Repeat from * until end (40 DC); TURN
RND 6: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into SAME DC; work 1 DC into next 4 DC.
*Work 2 DC into next DC; work 1 DC into next 4 DC. Repeat from * until end (48 DC);
DO NOT TURN;
work up 24 SC evenly along the bottom edge; fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Top: With (orange) yarn, CH 34

ROW 1: Work 1 DC into 4th CH from hook; work 1 DC into next 2 CH; work 2 DC into next CH.
*Work 1 DC into next 3 CH; work 2 DC into next CH. Repeat from * until end (40 DC); TURN
ROW 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into next 3 DC; work 2 DC into next DC.
*Work 1 DC into next 4 DC; work 2 DC into next DC. Repeat from * until end (48 DC); TURN
ROW 3: CH 1; work 1 SC into each DC across (48 SC); fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

With some green yarn; join with a SL ST into center top of the pumpkin top;
**CH 8/9/ or 10; work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; *work 2 SC into next; work 1 SC into next.
Repeat from * until end; SL ST into next ST and repeat from **.
I made 3.

Horse:

With (grey or any color you wish to make the horse) yarn, CH 13

ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; work 1 SC into each CH until end (12 SC); TURN
ROW 2-5: CH 1; work 1 SC into each ST until end (12 SC); TURN
ROW 6: CH 1; work 1 SC into next 11 SC; work 2 SC into last SC (13 SC); TURN
Shaping Head:
ROW 7: CH 1; work 2 SC into first SC; work 1 SC into next 3 SC; SL ST into next SC (5 SC); TURN
ROW 8: SKIP SL ST; work 1 SC into next 4 SC; work 2 SC into last SC (6 SC); TURN
ROW 9: Work 2 SC into first SC; work 1 SC into next 5 SC (7 SC); TURN
ROW 10: Work 1 SC into next 7 SC; CH 4; TURN
ROW 11; Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; work 1 SC into next 2 CH; work 1 SC into next 5 SC; SC2tog (9 SC); TURN
ROW 12: SC2tog; work 1 SC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 DC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; work 1 SC into next ST; SC2tog.
DO NOT TURN
SL ST all around horse. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

NOTE: if you would like to work in the ears with your main color work ROW 12 as follows:
ROW 12: SC2tog; work 1 SC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH; SL ST into next CH; work 1 DC into next ST; work 2 DC into next ST; CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH; SL ST into next CH; work 1 SC into next ST; SC2tog.

For the Tail:
Cut approx 9 x 30 cm pieces of yarn – I did brown; grey and cream;
Then make a tassel for the tail.

For the Mane:
Cut approx 9 x 30 cm pieces of yarn – I did brown; grey and cream;
Then working thru the slip stitches I knotted year yarn piece.

Ears: optional – I wanted brown ears – so I attached my brown yarn the worked;
CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH; SL ST into next CH; SL ST into next; CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH; SL ST into next CH; fasten off; then I used the tails to be part of my mane


With some yellow I embroidered the mouth part of the rein.
I sewed on Ribbons for the legs – this is optional.
If you would like to crochet legs – you can either attach your yarn to the bottom;
CH approx 16 SC; then work 15 SC; SL ST into body a few stitched and repeat form 2nd leg.
Or work them separately and join afterwards – CH 16; work 1 SC into 2nd; work 1 SC into each CH (15 SC); fasten off and sew onto body.

Glue a 10 mm googly eye onto face and (optional) embroider a mouth.

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

Tree:
Bark – With yarn, CH 25
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each ST until end (24 SC), turn
ROW 2 – 4: CH1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (24 SC), turn
ROW 5: CH1, work 1 SC into the next 15 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1DC into next 3 STS, work 1 TR into next 4 STS. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.
Tree Top – (Make 3 parts)
With yarn, make a magic ring
Part One:
Row 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 5 DC into ring (6 DC), turn
Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into each ST (12 DC). fasten off and leave a tail for sewing
Part Two:
Row 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 5 DC into ring (6 DC), turn
Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into each ST (12 DC). turn
Row 3: CH3 (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 (18 DC), fasten off and leave a tail for sewing
Part Three:
Row 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 5 DC into ring (6 DC), turn
Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into each ST (12 DC). turn
Row 3: CH3 (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 (18 DC), turn
Row 4: CH3 (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 (24 DC), fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

Princess:

Dress:

With (pink) yarn, CH 22

ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook; work 1 SC into next 2 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next 4 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next 3 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next 4 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into last 3 STS; TURN (29 SC)

ROW 2: CH1; work 1 SC into next 3 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next 7 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into next 6 STS; work 3 SC into next ST; work 1 SC into last 3 STS; TURN (37 SC)

ROW 3: CH1; work 1 SC into next 4 STS; SKIP 8 STS; work 1 SC into next 13 STS; SKIP 8 STS; work 1 SC into next 4 STS; TURN (21 SC)

ROW 4: CH1; work 1 SC into each ST (21 SC); SL ST into first SC – continue working in the round

RND 5: work into BACK LOOPS ONLY –  CH 2 (counts as 1 HDC); work 2 HDC into SAME ST;
*SKIP next ST; work 3 HDC into next. Repeat from * all around; note: You will work the last 3 HDC into the last ST of the round. CH 1, SL ST into top of 2 CH.

RND 6: SL ST into next 2 HDC; work 3 HDC into space between 3 HDC groups all around; work last 3 HDC into 1 CH space; SL ST into 2nd of 2 CH.
Repeat round 6 for length – I did my last two rows in white

BORDER RND:
SL ST into each HDC; then in-between groups; make a picot [CH 3; SL ST into 2nd CH from hook];
Fasten off and weave in ends.

WAIST FRILL:
Join yarn into a loop at the back of dress; then work 3 SC into SAME loop; then 3 SC into next loop.
Continue working 3 SC into each loop all around. Fasten off and weave in ends.

BUILDING THE PAGE:

Surface whip-stitch all the pieces into place.
You only catch the surface top stitches so that you stitches do NOT go thru to the other side of the page

WATCH THIS VIDEO TO SEE HOW I DO IT!

  • STEP ONE: Attach the Tree- bark first then tops – add decorative flower buttons (optional)

  • STEP TWO: attach the pumpkin – bottom – work ONLY the outsides to form a ‘pocket’; attach the top part. Attach buttons for wheels (optional) or crochet them (simple SC circle; magic ring; work 6 SC into ring; work 2 SC into each SC (12 SC); work 2 SC into next; work 1 SC into next.
  • STEP THREE: attach horse
  • STEP FOUR: optional using ‘hooks and loops’ add some birds.

  

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