Thursday, January 15, 2015

Ant Pattern

Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in light Brown
7.5mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Pipecleaners
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
5 inches

Head and Body
Rd1: Starting in the middle of your ants face with light brown yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd4: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd5: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd6: You will be marking in this round where to place the eyes. Sc x 10, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 6, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 8 (24)
Rd7: [Sc x 7, inc] x 3(27)
Rd8: Sc x 27 (27)
Rd9: Place the safety eyes between Rd6 and Rd7 where you placed the stitch markers, sc x 27 (27)
Rd10: [Sc x 4, dec] x 4, sc x 3 (23)
Rd11-12: Sc x 23 (23)
Rd13: Dec x 11, sc (12)
Rd14: Stuff your work firmly, dec x 6 (6)
Rd15: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd16: [Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd17-18: Sc x 18 (18)
Rd19: Dec x9 (9)
Rd20: Dec x 4, sc (5)
Rd21: Inc x 5 (10)
Rd22: Sc x 5, inc x 5 (15)
Rd23: Sc x 8, inc x 3, sc x 4 (18)
Rd24: [Sc x 4, inc] x 3, sc x 3 (21)
Rd25-27: Sc x 21 (21)
Rd28: Sc, dec x 10 (11)
Rd29: Dec x 4, sc x 3 (7)
Rd30: Dec x 3, sc, fo (4)
Antenna (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the top of the antenna with light brown yarn sc x 4 in an adjustable ring (4)
Rd2-7: Sc x 4, fo at the end of Rd7 (4)

Leg (Make 6)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of the leg with light brown yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2-15: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd15 (5)
Assembly:
Sew the antenna on your ant. Insert a pipe cleaner in each leg, and sew them onto your ant. Weave in all ends and trim them.

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