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By: J. Barrett


Title: Nativity set, donkey, cr
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings

TAMMY BLAKELY (JDCN36B) CRONATIVITY SET DONKEY
Materials: worsted yarn2 oz lt gray, small amount each dk
gray, offwhite and dk brown; dk brown sewing thread;
polyester fiberfill; sewing and tapestry needles; F hook or
hook needed for gauge. Gauge:9sc=2";9sc rows=2"
Body
Rnd 1: Starting at neck, with lt fray, ch 16, sl st in
first ch to form ring, ch 1, sc in each ch around.
Rnd 2: 3 sc in first st, sc in each st around.
Rnd 3: Sc in first st, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts,
sc next 2 sts tog, sc in last 6 sts.
Rnds 45: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times, sc in each st arnd
Rnd 7: Sc in first 10 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next st)
2 times, 2 sc in next st; for back, sl st in next 5 sts; 2
sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in last st.
Rnd 8: Sc in first 18 sts, sl st in next 5 sts, sc in last 5 sts
Rnds 915: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 16: Sc in first 21 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in last 5 sts
Rnds 1722: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 2324: (Sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next st) arnd (18,20)
Rnd 25: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in first
sc. Leaving an 8" strand for sewing, fasten off. Sew rnd
25 closed. Stuff.
HEAD
Rnd 1: Starting at muzzle, with offwhite, ch 2, 6 sc in
second ch from hook (6 sc).
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12).
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around changing to lt. gray in last st made
Rnd 4: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) around (15)
Rnds 58: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: 2 sc in each of first sts, sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc
in each of last 2 sts (19).
Rnds 1012: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 13: Sc in first 7 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next
st, sc next 2 sts tog, sc in last 7 sts (17).
Rnd 14: (Sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) 5 times, sc in
each of last 2 sts (12). Stuff
Rnd 15: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in
first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for sewing, fasten off. Sew
opening closed.
Sew rnds 1115 of Head to rnd 1 of body.
Ear (make 2)
Row 1: With lt gray, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in
next 7 ch, 3 sc in last ch; continuing on opposite side of
starting ch, sc in next 8 ch, do not turn. Fasten off.
Row 2: Working in back lps, join dk gray with sl st in
first st, sl st in each st around. Fasten off.
Sew first and last sts of row 1 together. Sew ears to top
of head 1" apart.
Leg (make 2 left legs, 2 right legs)
Rnd 1: With lt gray, ch 2 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: Working in back lps, sc in each of first 3 sts, sc
next 2 sts tog, sc in each of last 3 sts.
Rnds 34: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 5: Sc in each of first 2 sts, 2 sc in each of next 3
sts, sc in each of last 2 sts.
Rnd 6: Sc in each of first 2 sts, (sc next 2 sts tog) 3
times, sc in each of last 2 sts.
Rnd 7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in last st
Rnd 9: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times,
sc in each of last 2 sts.
Rnds 1011: For right leg, sc in nfirst st, hdc in next 5
sts, sc in last 6 sts. At end of last rnd, join with sl st
in first sc. Fasten off. STuff.
Rnds 1011: For left leg, sc in first 4 sts, hdc in next 5
sts, sc in each of last 3 sts. At end of last rnd, join
with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Stuff.
Sew one left leg and one right leg to bottom of body over
rnds 610 with hdc to outside for front legs. Tack rnd 9 of
legs together at bottom of body. Repeat with remaining legs
over rnds 1822 of body for back legs.
Forelock and maneFor each fringe, cut one strand of dk
gray 3" long. Fringe 4 sts between ears for forelock.
Fringe sts from back of forelock down back of head to rnd 6
of body for mane.
TailCut three strands of dk gray each 12" long; tie
separate 6" strand dk gray around center of all strands held
together leaving ends for sewing. Fold strands in half;
make braid 2" long; secure ends. Trim. Sew fold to back of body.
Facial Featureswith dk brown yarn, using satin stitch,
embroider eyes on rnd 9 of head three sts apart; using
straight stitch embroider mouth on rnds 12.
HalterWith three strands dk brown yarn, braid a 4 3/8"
strap and two 5 1/2" straps. With sewing thread, tack ends
of 4 3/8" piece together, place around muzzle. Sew one end
of one 5 1/2" piece to each side of muzzle strap, pull
center of strap behind ears. Sew ends of remaining 5 1/2"
strap together. Place around head in front of ears. Tack
to head strap on each side.

Title: Nativity set, ox, cr
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings

OX
Materials: worsted yarn2 ox tan, small amount each dk
brown and cream; black, ecru, and lt brown embroidery floss;
polyester fiberfill; embroidery and tapestry needles; F hook
or hook needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 9 sc =2"; 9 sc rows =2"
Head
Rnd 1: Starting at nose, with tan, ch 4, 2 sc in 2nd ch
from hook, sc in next ch, 4 sc in last ch; continuing on
opposite side of starting ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in same ch
as first sc.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,
sc in last 4 sts.
Rnd 3: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 45: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 78: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 1012: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 13: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, sc next 2 sts tog)
around. Stuff.
Rnd 14: (Sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 15: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in
first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for sewing, fasten off. Sew
opening closed.

Facial Featureswith ecru floss, using sating stitch,
working side to side, embroider eyes on rnd 7 of head 1"
apart. With black, working up and down, embroider pupil at
center of each eye. With lt brown, using satin stitch,
embroider nostrils on rnd 2 of head three sts apart.

Body
Rnd 1: Starting at chest, with tan, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch
from hook.
rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around.
Rnd 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnd 4: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnd 5: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 613: Sc in each st around. Stuff. Continue stuffing
as you work.
rnd 14: (Sc in next 8 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 15: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 16: (Sc in next 7 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnds 1723: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 24: (Sc in next 6 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 25: (Sc in next 5 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 26: (sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 27: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in
first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for sewing, fasten off.
Sew opening close.

Neck
Rnd 1: with tan, ch 24, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch
1, sc in each ch around.
Rnds 23: Sc in each st around. At end of last rnd, join
with sl st in first sc, fasten off. Sew rnd 1 of neck over
rnds 714 of head. Sew rnd 3 of neck over rnds 210 on top
of body.

Title: Nativity, ram, ewe, lambs, cr
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings

FROM: TAMMY BLAKELY (JDCN36B) SUBJECT: CRO-NATIVITY SET

RAM, EWE, AND LAMBS
Materials: Worsted yarn--4 1/2 oz off-white, small amount
tan; sport yarn--3 oz off-white, small amount black;
polyester fiberfill; tapestry needle; E and F hooks or hooks
needed for gauge.
Gauges: E hook and sport yarn--5 berry sts and 4 sc =2"; 5
berry st rows =1"
F hook and worsted yarn--2 berry sts and 2 sc =1"; 4 berry
st rows =1"

BERRY STITCH (bs)--insert hook in st, yo, pull through st (2
lps on hook, keep first lp on hook); working with second lp
only, ch 3; yo, pull through 2 lps on hook, pushing bs to
right side of work.

RAM
Body Rnd 1: Starting at chest, with off-white worsted, ch 2,
6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, bs in same st as last sc; repeat
from * around.
Rnd 3: *Sc in next st(bs, sc) in next st; repeat from * 4
more times, sc in next st, bs in next st, sc in last st.
Rnd 5: (Bs in next st, sc in next st) around to last st, bs
in last st.
Rnd 6: (Sc in next st, bs in next st) around to last st, sc
in last st.
Rnds 7-16: Repeat rnds 5 and 6 alternately.
Rnd 17: (Bs in next st, sc in next st, bs in next st, sc
next 2 sts tog) 4 times, bs in next st, sc last 2 sts tog.
Stuff.
Rnd 18: (Bs in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join
with sl st in first st. Leaving an 8" strand for weaving,
fasten off. Weave strand through sts of last rnd, pull to
gather. Secure strand.

Head
Rnd 1: With off-white worsted, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from
hook.
Rnd 2: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnd 3: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts) around.
Rnd 7: ( 2 sc in next st, sc i next 6 sts) 2 times, sc in
last st.
Rnds 8-9: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 10-13: Repeat rnds 6 and 5 of body alternately.
Rnd 14: *(Sc in next st, bs in next st) 3 times, sc next 2
sts tog, (sc in next st, bs in next st) 3 times, sc in next
st, sc last 2 sts tog. Stuff.
Rnd 15: (Bs in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join
with sl st in first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for weaving,
fasten off. Weave strand through sts of last rnd, pull to
gather. Secure strand. Sew rnds 10-13 of head to body.

Title: Nativity, ram, cr, pt 2
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings

RAM (continued)
Leg (make 4)
Rnd 1: With off-white worsted, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from
hook.
Rnd 2: (Sc i next st, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 3-8: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 9-11: Repeat rnds 6 and 5 of body, alternately, ending
with rnd 6. At end of last rnd, join with sl st in first
sc. Leaving an 8" strand for weaving, fasten off. Stuff.
Weave strand through sts of last rnd, pull to gather.
Secure strand. Sew two legs to bottom front of body for
front legs. Sew two legs to bottom back of body for back
legs.

Ear (make 2)--with off-white worsted, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch
from hook, sc in each ch across, fasten off. With back side
of sts facing you, sew ears to top of head 2" apart.
Horn (make 2)
Row 1: With tan, ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each
ch across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off. Fold
lengthwise, sew sts of row 2 and starting ch together. Se
to top of head in front of ears 1" apart. Curl horns under.

Tail
Rnd 1: With off-white, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnds 2-3: Sc in each st around. At end of last rnd, join
with sl st in first sc.
Row 4: Flateen last rnd, working through both thicknesses,
ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
With back side of last row facing you, sew to back of body.

Facial Features--with black, using french knot, embroider
eyes on rnd 8 of head 3/4" apart. Using fly stitch,
embroider mouth centered between eyes on rnd 1.
EWE--Body
Rnds 1-3: Work rnds 1-3 of Ram''s body.
Rn 4: *(Bs in next st, sc in next st) 2 times, (bs, sc) in
next st; repeat from * 2 more times, bs in next st, sc in
next st, bs in last st.
Rnds 5-13: Work rnds 6 and 5 of Ram;s body alternately,
ending with rnd 6.
Rnd 14: (Bs in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join
with sl st in first sc. Leaving 8" strand for weaving,
fasten off. Stuff. Weave strand through sts of last rnd,
pull to gather. Secure strand.
HEad
Rnds 1-5: Work rnds 1-5 of Ram''s head.
Rnd 6: *Sc in next st, bs in next st, sc in next st, (bs,
sc) in next st*, bs in next st, sc in next st, bs in next
st, (sc, bs) in next st; repeat between first and second *.
Rnds 7-11: Work rnds 5 and 6 of Ram''s body alternately,
ending with rnd 5. Stuff.
Rnd 12: (Sc next 2 sts tog, bs in next st) around, join
with sl st in first sc. Leaving 8" strand for weaving,
fasten off. Weave strand through sts of last rnd, pull to
gather. Secure strand. Sew rnds 8-10 of head to body.
Leg (make 4)
Rnd 1: With off-white worsted, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from
hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in last 5 sts.
Rnds 3-6: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 7-9: Repeat rnds 6 and 5 of Ram''s body alternately,
ending with rnd 6. At end of last rnd, join with sl st in
first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for weaving, fasten off.
Stuff.
Weave strand through sts of last rnd, pull to gather.
Secure strand. Sew two legs to bottom front of body and two
legs to bottom back of body.

Ear (make 2)--with off-whtie, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook,
sc in each ch across. Fasten off. With back side of sts
facing you, sew ears to top of head 1 3/4" apart.
Tail--work same as Ram''s tail

Facial Features--with balck, using french knot, embroider
eyes on rnd 5 of head 1/2" apart. Using fly stitch,
embroider mouth centered between eyes on rnd 1.

LAMB--with sport yarn, work same as Ewe.

BLACK FACED LAMB
Body--with sport yarn, work same as ewe''s body.
Head
Rnds 1-5: With black, work rnds 1-5 of ram''s head. at end
of last rnd, change to off-white sport yarn in last st made.
Rnds 6-12: Work rnds 6-12 of ewe''s head.

Leg (make 4)
Rnds 1-6: With black, work rnds 1-6 of ewe''s leg. At end
of last rnd, change to off-white sport in last st made.
Rnds 7-9: Work rnds 7-9 of ewe''s leg.
Ear and Tail--(make 2 ears)
With black, work same as ewe''s ear and ram''s tail.

Title: Nativity, angel, cr
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings
ANGEL
Materials: worsted yarn--2 oz off-white, small amount each
peach, gold, white, black, and lt rose; polyester fiberfill;
3" plastic or cardboard circle; tapestry needle; F and G
hooks or hooks needed for gauge.
Gauges--see other figures
Work in continuous rnds unless otherwise stated
Head and Body
Rnds 1-37: With peach and off-white, work rnds 1-37 of
Mary''s head and body. At end of last rnd, fasten off.

Base, Arm and Hands--with peach and off-white work same as
Mary''s base, arm and hands. Tack hands together in front.

Eyes, Nose, and Mouth--work same as Mary''s eyes, nose and
mouth.

Hair--thread tapestry needle with gold worsted, working from
center top of head, make straight stitches around sides and
back with small loops at bottom of every other stitch. For
bangs, make several small loops across front of hairline on
top of head.

Collar--with F hook and off-white, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from
hook, (ch 2, sc in next ch) across. Fasten off. Place
around neck and sew ends together in back.

Wing (make 2)
Row 1: With F hook and off-white, ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from
hook, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, tr in each of
next 2 ch, 3 tr in last ch, turn.
Row 2: (Ch 4, tr) in first st, tr in next st, 2 tr in next
st, dc in next st, hdc in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of
last 2 sts, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc
in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, tr in each of last 4
sts, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next 7 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts,
sc in each of last 2 sts; for first wing, turn; for second
wing, do not turn, fasten off.
Row 5: For first wing only, ch 1, (sc, 3 dc in first st,
*skip next st, (sc, 3 dc) in next st; repeat from * 4 more
times, (sc, 3 dc) in top of next 4 rows, sl st in first ch
of starting ch on opposite side of row 1. Fasten off.
Row 5: For second wing only, join with sc in bottom of tr
at end of row 1, 3 dc in same tr, (sc, 3 dc) in bottom of
next 3 rows, (sc, 3 dc) in next dc on row 4; *skip next st,
(sc, 3 dc in next st; repeat from * 4 more times, sl st in
same st. Fasten off. Sew straight unworked edge of wings
together. Tack to back of body.

Title: Nativity, baby jesus and manger, cr
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings

FROM: TAMMY BLAKELY (JDCN36B) SUBJECT: CRO-NATIVITY SET

BABY JESUS AND MANGER
Materials: worsted yarn--2 oz. gold, 1 oz. med brown, small
amount each peach, white, and dk tan; pink and black
embroidery floss; 5: square cardboard; polyester fiberfill;
cfart glue; emroidery and tapestry needles; F hook or hook
needed to obtain gauge.
Finished Sizes: Baby Jesus is approx. 3" long. Manger is
approx. 3"x5".
Gauge: 9 sc=2", 9 sc rows=2".
NOTE: Work in continuous rounds; do not join or turn unless
otherwise stated. Mark first st of each round.

Baby Jesus
Rnd 1: With peach, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around.
Rnd 3: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 4-6: Sc in each st around. Stuff. Continue stuffing
as you work.
Rnd 7: (Sc in each of next 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog)
around.
rnd 8: (Sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with
sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 9: Join white with sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, (sc
in next st, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnd 10: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) around.
Rnds 11-14: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 15: (Sc in each of next 2 sts, sc next 2 sts tog)
around.
Rnd 16: (Sc in next st, sc next 2 sts tog) around.
Rnd 17: (Sc next 2 sts tog) around, join with sl st in
first sc. Leaving an 8" strand for sewing, fasten off. Sew
opening closed.

Facial Features--with black floss, using straight stitch,
embroider eyes between rnds 4 and 5 of head one stitch
apart. With peach, embroider nose centered between eyes
between rnds 5 and 6. With pink floss, embroider mouth
centered below nose between rnds 6 and 7.
Swaddling Cloth
Row 1: With white, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in
each ch across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, (sc in next st on row before
last, skip st on last row behind last sc, sc in next st)
across, turn.
Rows 4-6: Ch 1, sc in each st across.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first st, *sc around post of next st on
row before last, skip st on last row behind last sc, sc in
next st; repeat from * across, turn.
Rows 8-10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
rows 11-40: Repeat rows 3-10 consecutively, ending with row
8. Fasten off. Fold in half crosswise. Sew rows 1 and 40
together. Sew ends of row together on one side. Place baby
inside.
Tie--Cut a strand of dk tan 52" long. Fold in half; tie
knot in ends. Place one end over doorknob; holding ends
securely, twist very tightly in one direction. Still
holding ends, fold in half and let twist from fold
naturally. Cut from doorknob, tie knot 1" from each end.
Trim ends even. Tie around Cloth under baby''s chin.


Title: Nativity, manger, cr,
Categories: Crochet
Yield: 1 servings


MANGER
Side (make 2)
Row 1: With med brown, ch 21, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in
each ch across, turn.
Row 2: Working in back lps, ch 1, sc in each st across,
turn.
Row 3: Working in front lps, ch 2, hdc in each st across,
turn. First ch 2 counts as first hdc.
Rows 4-7: Repeat rows 2 and 3 alternately. At end of last
row, fasten off.

End (make 2)
Row 1: With med brown, ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in
each ch across, turn.
Rows 2-7: Repeat rows 2-7 of Side.

Bottom
Row 1: With med brown, ch 21, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc
in each ch across, turn.
Rows 2-12: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of
last row, fasten off. Using bottom for pattern, cut piece
of cardboard. Lay aside. Sew short edges of sides and ends
tog forming a box. Sew bottom to bottom of sides and ends.

Corner (make 4)
Row 1: With med brown, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in
each ch across. Fasten off.
Row 2: Working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1,
join with sc in first ch, sc in each ch across. Fasten off.
Sew one corner over each corner seam through back lps.

Lining Side (make 2)
Row 1: With gold, ch 20, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 1,
skip next ch) across, turn.
Rows 2-7: Ch 1, sc in first st, (ch 1, skip next ch, sc in
next st) across, turn. At end of last row, fasten off.

Lining end (make 2)
Row 1: With gold, ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 1,
skip next ch, sc in next ch) across, turn.
Rows 2-7: Repeat rows 2-7 of lining side.

Lining Bottom
Row 1: With gold, ch 20, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each
ch across, turn.
Rows 2-7: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last
row, fasten off.

HAY--for each fringe, cut one strand of gold 4 1/2" long.
Fringe in each ch 1 space on each side and end.
FINISHING--With hay on inside, sew short edges of lining
sides and lining ends together forming a box. Sew lining
bottom to bottom of lining sides and ends. Glue cardboard
in bottom of Manger, cover with 1" of fiberfill. Insert
lining into manger, with med brown, easing to fit