Monday, April 14, 2014

Easter Crochet-A-Long (Part III - Final)

So are we ready to finish up our little CAL together - just in time for Easter?
I hope so!



By now, you've completed the arms, legs, body and head of this little one, so it's time to give it those distinguishing features...   


Ear  (Make 2) :
(Ear remains unstuffed and flattened together)
with Main Color,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (20 sts)
___ Rnds 5-6: sc in ea st around  (20 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 7: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 8: sc in ea st around  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 9: [sc in ea of nxt 7 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 10: sc in ea st around (16 sts)
___ Rnd 11: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (14 sts)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 13: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (10 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 15: sc in ea st around  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Ear to Head.



Eyes :
with Contrasting Color,
Using a whip or "long" stitch; give your Amigurumi some Eyes. Model's eyes are placed between Rnds 11 and 13 spaced evenly apart on head.



Nose :
with Contrasting Color,
Using a whip or "long" stitch; give your Amigurumi a cute little Nose. Model's nose extends the total width of 6 sts and is placed between Rnds 4 and 5, with a mouth line directly centered on nose and extending to center or Rnd 1.



Tail  (Make 1) :
with White,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea st around (18 sts)
___ Rnd 5: [Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 9 times  (9 sts)
___ Rnd 6: [sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (6 sts)
DO NOT STUFF TAIL!
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Tail centered to back of Body.



Put them all together. they spell CU UU TIE EE  !





Thank you,so much to all those who participated in this Crochet-A-Long!  I hope you have enjoyed this little Crochet Project.  Please continue to follow FiberDoodles by K4TT for more fun projects, games and give-aways.  




Individual 'Baskets' made with: 
Easter Tissue Paper, Easter Grass, 
Candy Filled plastic Egg,
inside gallon sized baggie, w/Ribbon closure.

As always, eMail me your photos of your completed CAL Easter Amigurumis at fiberdoodles (at) gmail [dot] com or link your project to the Ravelry Project Page so all can enjoy and become inspired by your creations!


Have a wonderful  and safe Easter Holiday!