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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Crochet Turkey Softie


 


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I made this Turkey in the spirit of Thanksgiving! I can't wait to put at our table when we eat!

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Supplies:

G & H hooks
Brown, Red, Yellow, and Gold Red Heart Yarn.
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
hdc-half double crochet
ch=chain
2sctog=2 single crochet together decrease
2hdctog=2 half double crochet together decrease

Body & Head:  Brown yarn, G hook
Rnd 1: Chain 2, work 5 hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st.
Rnd 2: work 2 hdc in each sc around, sl st.
Rnd 3: work 2 hdc in each sc around, sl st
Rnd 4: Work in continual rounds and use a marker, so no slip stitch. hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 5: *hdc in the next hdc, 2 hdc in the next hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 6: *hdc in the next two hdc, 2 hdc in the next hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 7: *hdc in the next three hdc, 2 hdc in the next hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnds 8-17: *hdc in each hdc around, Repeat this 7 times total
Start to stuff the turkey with stuffing or yarn to fill it up.
Rnd 18:  *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next 4 hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 19:  *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next 3 hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 20: *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next 2 hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnds 21-26: * hdc in each hdc around, *Repeat this round 6 times total.
Eyes: With black yarn and yarn needle sew on some eyes on the top center of the head. Sew on the eyes by sewing a few vertical lines. Twice, Fasten off. Continue Stuffing the Turkey.

Rnd 27:  *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next 3 hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 28: *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next 2 hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 29: *2hdctog decrease, hdc in the next hdc, *Repeat around.
Rnd 30: 2hdctog decrease in each hdc around until the head closes. sl st to fasten off.

Arms: H hook, Brown yarn. Make 2.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook.
Rnd 2: work 2 sc in each sc around. sl st
Rnds 3-7: *sc in each sc around, Repeat 5 times. sl st across to close the top.
Sew the arms on both sides of the body of the turkey. Sew the arms where the head begins.

Legs: Make 2, H hook, Yellow yarn.
Rnd 1: Chain 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st
Rnd 2: work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st
Rnd 3:  Toes: ch 2, work 2 dc in the same stitch, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch, Work 3 dc in the next sc, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch, Work 3 dc in the next sc, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch, sl st in the next 5 sc, chain 4, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and each sc across, sl st.
Attach the feet to the bottom of the body of the Turkey.

Beak: Yellow Yarn, H hook.
Rnd 1: chain 4, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and each sc across, turn
Rnd 2: sc in each sc across, turn
Rnd 3: 2sctog decrease, sc in the next sc, turn
Rnd 4: 2sctog decrease.
Sew the Beak below the eyes about .25 inch in the center and below the eyes.

Waddle: Red yarn, H hook.
Chain 4, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st.
Attach the waddle below the beak in the center, about .25 inch below.

Feathers: H hook, Brown, Red, Yellow, and Gold Red Heart Yarn.
Rnd 1:  Start with Brown yarn, Ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st.
Rnd 3: *sc in the next sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 4: *sc in the next two sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 5: *sc in the next three sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 6: *sc in the next four sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 7: *sc in the next five sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 8: *sc in the next six sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 9: *sc in the next seven sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 10: *sc in the next eight  sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 11: Swith to Red yarn with a sl st. *sc in the next  nine sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 12: *sc in the next ten sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 13: *sc in the next eleven sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 14: *sc in the next twelve sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 15: Switch to Yellow yarn with sl st, *sc in the next thirteen sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 16: *sc in the next fourteen sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 17: *sc in the next fifteen sc, 2 sc in the next sc, *Repeat around, sl st.
Rnd 18: Switch to Gold Yarn, Fold the Colored Circle in half. Place the hook in both sc when its folded, So the Shell will be placed in both sc since its folded. ch 2, work 2 dc in the same sc, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch, *Work 3 dc in the next sc, ch 2, sl st in the same stitch *Repeat across. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Sew the Folded Feathers on the back with the Shells on top as seen in the picture above.

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