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Icicles
Christmas yarn (white with silver or gold thread worked in it)
"F" hook Chain 32 (or any number divisible by 3, plus 2)
Note: Rather than picking up two threads of the chain, pick up only that
one thread closest to you. It makes the icicle curl consistently.
3dc in 2nd chain from end, 3 dc in next 9 chains
3 hdc in each of next 10 ch''s
3 sc in each of remaining ch''s
Put hanging hook in top (fat part) of icicle. If the icicle
doesn''t hang well, chain a few extra at the small end of the icicle,
and put a clear crystal bead or two on it.
It looks like a "drip" from the icicle.


Holiday Christmas Set

Size: Placemat: appr. 10 1/2" x 15 1/4", including border.
Material: (for 2 placemats & 2 napkin rings) Medium weight crochet cotton: 6 oz. of off-white, 1 oz. red, 1 oz. green
Size E crochet hook, tapestry needle

Christmas-wreath napkin ring: (make 2)
First wreath: using green, ch 12 and join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd. 1: ch 3, 27 dc in ring, join with a sl st to 3rd of ch-3, fasten off.
2nd wreath: Using green, ch 12 and join with sl st to 1st ch through center of last wreath. Complete as for first wreath.
Rep 2nd wreath 4 more times.
7th wreath: using green, ch 12 and join with sl st to first ch through 6th wreath and first wreath.
Complete as for 1st wreath. Using tapestry needle and red,
and sewing through 2 wreaths at a time to secure, make French knots.
Use appr. 2 French knots for each wreath.
Placemat (make 2):
Using off-white, ch 37.
Base Row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hk, 1 dc in next ch, * sk 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch
- 1 shell made - , sk 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, rep from * to end.
Turn, 4 shells and 5 groups of 3-dc made.
Row 1: ch 3 to count as 1st dc, sk 1st dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, * 5 dc
in 3rd dc of 5-dc shell, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * to end. Turn.
Rep first row until placemat measures 13" from beg.
Last Row: ch 1, * 1 sc in each of next 3 dc, ch 2, 1 sc in 3rd dc of 5-dc
shell, ch 2, rep from * to end. Do not break off yarn and do not turn, but
cont along side of placemat for border.
Border:
Note: when changing colors in first rnd. of border, work the last yo of the
last dc in the new color. Carry color not used across the top of previous
row, working all sts over it.
Rnd. 1: using red and working over off-white, ch 3, 2 dc in first row end,
using off-white work 2 dc in next row end, 1 dc in next row end, using red
work 1 dc in same row end as last dc, 2 dc in next row end, cont. around
entire edge working 3 dc in off-white and 3 dc in red alternately, working 3
dc in each corner, 1 dc in each foundation ch, 2 dc in each row end along
side edges, and (1 dc in each sc and 2 dc in each ch sp) along last row of
placemat, ending with 2 dc in last corner, join with a sl st to 3rd of ch-3.
Do not turn. Break off off-white, and fasten off.
Rnd. 2: using red, ch 1, 1 sc in each dc to 2nd dc of off-white, * 3 dc in
next dc, 1 sc in each of next 5 dc, rep from * around entire edge, working 3
sc in each corner, join with a sl st to first ch. Fasten off.
To Finish: Press placemat lightly with a warm iron and a damp cloth.


Santa Door Knocker

Materials: White yarn, red yarn, jingle bells, santa face

With red yarn

Row 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to form ring. Ch 3, 2 dc in each st around.
Join with sl st to beginning ch 3 top. ch 3.
Rows 2 & 3: 2 dc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch3. ch 3
Row 4: 1 dc in each st around, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. ch 3
Row 5 & 6: 3 dc in each st around, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3.
ch 4
Row 7: 1 tr in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 4. End
red yarn. Attach white yarn. Ch 3
Row 8: 1 dc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. End
off. Tuck end.

CENTER CIRCLE

Row 1: Connect white yarn between 4th & 5th rows. 1 sc in each st around,
join wittth sl st. Ch 2, 2 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of
beginning ch 2. ch 3.
Row 2: 1 dc in next st, * ch 1, skip next st, 1 dc in next st.* Repeat from *
to * around, end ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Ch 3
Row 3: 1 dc in same st as ch 3. * Ch 1, skip next st, 2 dc in next st, *
continue around from * to * end ch 1. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Ch 3
Row 4: 2 dc in same st as ch 3. * 3 dc in each ch 1 space of previous row. * Continue around from * to * . Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. Ch 3 Row 5: 3 dc in each space between 3 dc group of previous row. Join with sl st
to top of beginning ch 3. Ch 1
Row 6: Sc around. End off. Tuck ends

TIE: (white yarn) ch 100. Sc in 2nd st from hook and in each st across. End
off. tuck ends. Thread in and out between 4th and 5th rows.

LOWER TIES:

Row 1: With red yarn, ch 11. Sc in 2nd st from hook and in each st across. Ch 1, turn
Row 2 thru 20: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn
Row 21: Sc in 2nd st of previous row. Sc in next 7 sts. Ch 1, turn
Row 22: Sc in 2nd st of previous row. Sc in next 5 sts. Ch 1, turn
Row 23: Sc in 2nd st of previous row. Sc in next 3 sts. Ch 1, turn
Row 24: Sc in 2nd st of previous row. Sc in next st. Ch 1, turn. Sc in next
st. End off red yarn. Attach white yarn. Sc border around entire tie.

Repeat pattern for second tie only beginn Row 1 with a chain 19
Begin decreasing by 2 (one each end) on Row 24
Sew on jingle bells at bottom of ties. Stitch ties together at top. Sew to
back of circle.
Crochet a loop to back above ties for hanging.
Put in Santa Face and tie under chin


These are from Jessie Abularach Volume 6

POM POM SANTA CLAUS CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT
Materials needed: Santa face mask in assorted sized from 2" on up,
White foam ball to fit mask 2" on up,
1 skein white yarn (makes several heads),
1 skein red yarn,
4 chenille stems in white, cut into 4 pieces each (Large Santa heads takes more),
4 chenille stems in red, cut into 4 pieces each,
Tacky white craft glue (used glue gun),
Tiny piece of holly,
2" cardboard pom pom maker,
9" red narrow ribbon

Glue Santa mask onto foam ball. (to secure use 2 straight pins also)
(if you want whiskers to cover chin, trim part of Santa''s neck off.)

Using th 2" pom pom maker, wind white yarn around cardboard 25 times. Fasten chenill stem to center an twist firmly. Make 12 white pom poms for the smaller size heads. (Larger ones will need more) Make 12 or more red pom poms for back of head.
Dip the ends of the chenille stems in glue and stick the white pom poms very close together around front of head in one even row.
Fill the back using the red pom poms close together to fill head solid
Fold the red ribbon in half and with a long pin go through center of holly and
through end of ribbon, dip pin in glue and stick down top center front of head.
This Santa can be made in any size desired, just use more pom poms.
Make sure the white foam ball fits inside the Santa''s face.



Christmas Granny Square Afghan

Worsted Weight Yarn
8oz skiens. 2 each of green and white. 1 skein red.
Size J hook
size 40x52 inches

Square: Make 48.
With red ch 4, close into ring.
nd 1: 2 dc in ring, ch 3, "8 times". Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join green in any ch 3 sp, *3 dc in loop, ch 1,
3 dc in next loop, ch 3*, repeat from * to* around. Fasten of green.
Rnd 3: Join white in any ch-3 loop, *(3 dc, ch2, 3 dc) in ch 3 loop,
ch 1, 3 dc in next sp,* ch 1 rep from * to * around.
Rnd 4: Sl st to corner, ch 2 sp *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch 2 sp,
( ch 1, dc in necxt ch 1 sp) twice,
ch 1* rep from * to * around. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Join green in any corner sp, *(2 dc, ch 2 2 dc) in corner sp
dc in eah st across to next corner sp* rep from * to * around.
Fasten off.
Square made.
With green sew squares using back loops only. 6 sqs x 8 sqs.


Christmas Candle

You can make these in Red or Green.
Worsted Weight yarn. 1 skein for each candle. Small amount of white and yellow.
Size G hook.
10" high and 3" diameter potato chip canister. (Pringles) Fiber Fill

Ch 39 and join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: sc in each ch around.
Rnds 2 on: sc in each sc around until piece covers canister completely.
Top: *sc in each of next 4 sc, dec is st, repeat from * until about 8 sc.
Begin stuffing top with fiber fill. Dec sts tog until 1 sc remains.
Sl st to close. Fasten off yarn.
Flame: With yellow and G hook ch 3.
Row 1: sc in 3rd ch, ch1 and turn.
Row 2: sc in turning ch and sc, ch 1 turn.
Row 3 thru 6: sc in ch and in each sc, ch 1 turn.
Row 7 thru 10: dec 1 st, sc across, ch 1 turn, continue until 2 sc remain.
Fasten off yarn. Sew to top of candle.
Trim: With white work 1 rnd of double loop st around top rim and around
bottom as follows: Wind yarn twice around index finger, insert hook
in sc and draw a bit of both loops through sc, drop loops from
finger , yo over and complete sc.


Crochet Bell

3-1/2" tall.
Sports weight yarn.
1/2 ounce of Main Color and small amount of Contrasting Color.
Your choice of colors.
Size E hook
12" length of 1/8" wide sation ribon.
Small jingle bell.

With mc, ch 3, join with sl st to form ring. Do not join rounds.
Mark begining of each round.
Rnd 1: ch 1, 8 sc in ring.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.
Rnd 3: sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat around.
Rnd 4: sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat around.
Rnd 6 thru 8: sc in each sc around.
Rnd 9: sc around and dec 3 sc evenly spaced apart.
Rnd 10 thru 13: sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: Inc 7 sc evenly spaced around.
Rnd 15 & 16: sc in each sc around.
Rnd 17: inc 9 sc evenly spaced around.
Rnd 18: sc in each sc around. Fasten off.
Edging.
Join CC. Sc in each of next 3 sc, ch 3, repeat around,
end ch 3, join with sl st in first sc and fasten off.
Fold ribbon in half, slip bell onto ends of ribbon.
Knot ends of ribbon, then knot again 2" above bell
, with crochet hook draw ribbon loop through center top of bell.


Jingle Bell Wreath

Worsted weight yarn
1 skein each of red, green ,white
Size J hook
One 8-1/2" in diameter and 5/8" wide styrofoam wreath form.
3 large gold jingle bells
In decorating the wreath use your imagination. Ribbon, Pom Poms in
green and red, Check the small packages of christmas
goodies at your craft store. Make this wreath very personal.

Cover
With white ch 15.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: sc in the back lp only of each sc across, ch 1 turn. Repeat
row 2 until piece measures 26". Sew the last row to the begining ch row.
Fit around wreath form so the seam will be at the inside center.
Stretch and sew in place.
Edging.
Repeat rows 1 & 2 as for cover until piece measures 38".
Cut a length of yarn, one edge to fit outside of wreath.
Sew to center of the outside of wreath.
Sew seam together. Attach green between any ridge, *ch 3, sc between next ridge*,
rep from * around, sl st in beg ch. Fasten off.


Christmas Tree

Worsted weight yarn
2 skiens (3-1/2 oz) each of green and red
Size I hook
2 Liter coke bottle
1 big ribbon bow (green or red)

You will be measuring with the chain you make around the coke bottle to determine how many chains you will make for each ruffle. Make a chain and try it around the coke bottle to see if it fits snug. Start at the bottom of the bottle. Alternate the red and green ruffles.
Ruffle:
Make a chain to fit 2" from the bottom of the bottle. Join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch w, work 1 dc in same ch, 2 dc in each ch around. Join with sl st to top of begining ch 3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 work 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around. Join.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each st around. Fasten off.
Continue until bottle is completely covered with ruffles. It could
take 8 to 9 ruffles. I make a couple of ruffles at the top to cover
the neck of the bottle. Glue the Ribbon to the top of bottle.
To decorate I have used Christmas garland on the edges, very small
colored beads and thin ribbon bows. I even trimmed the ruffle in white to
make it look like it had snow on the tree.
You can put sand, popcorn or what ever you choose in the bottle if you
want to make it steadier.


Christmas Coaster

Worsted weight yarn: 2 0z White and small amounts of red and green.
Hook size G.
Coaster is 4 1/2 inches in diameter.
Make 4

With white ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch2, 9 hdc in ring, join.
Rnd 2: Sc in first hdc, *ch 1, sc in next hdc, rep from *, join.
Rnd 3: Sl st into ch 1 sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in same sp, 3 hdc in each ch 1 sp around, join.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st *ch 2, sk 2 hnd, 2 sc in next hdc, rep from* and end with ch 2, sk 2 hdc, join.
Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in each st around.
Rnd 6: Join green with sl st in any st, *ch 1 sl st in next stitch, rep from* join and fasten off.
Finishing:
Weave in yarn ends. Weachin ch: with red ch 35 and fasten off.
Weave chain through ch 2 sps of round 4.
Secure ends on wrong side.


Holly Leaf and Holly Berry

Worsted weight yarn: Small amounts of green and red.
Hook size F.
P> Stitches: Picot, ch 4, sl st in last st made. dtr: make a double crochet and then make a triple on top of the double

Make 2
With green ch 18.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch, *dc in next ch, tr
in next ch (dtr, picot, tr) in next ch, dc in next ch* rep from *to*
twice, dc in next ch (3 dc, picot, 3 dc) in last ch, working across
opposite side of foundation ch, *dc in each of next 2 ch, (tr, picot,
dtr)in next ch, tr in next ch* rep from * to * twice, dc in next ch,
hdc in each of the next 2 ch, sc i next ch, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from
hook, sc in each of the next 5 ch (stem made) sl st in first sc of
leaf to join and fasten off.

Berry
Make 3

With red, ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in first sc to join.
Fasten off leaving a sewing length.
Use the holly leaves and berries to decorate placemats ect.
Sew the Holly Leaves on item and sew the berries in the middle where leaves join.


Tree Ornaments

Tiny Tree

about 3/4 '' high
Worsted Weight Yarn 1 once each of light green, apple green, dark green and small amount
of assorted colors for trim.
Crochet hook size G
Sequins and small beads to decorate
Narrow gold braid for hanging

For each tree make to pieces in same shade of green

Ch 2
Row 1: work 3 sc in 2nd chain from hook. ch 1 turn
Row 2: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc. ch 1, turn.
Row 3: 3 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc 3 sc in last sc. ch 1 turn
Row 4: sc in each sc across
Row 5: sl st in each of first 4 sc, ch 1 sc in same sc as last sl st, sc in next 3 sc, (do not work remaining sts). ch 1 turn.
Row 6: sc in each sc. ch 1 turn.
Row 7: sc, ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, sc, ch 1, sc in last sc. do not ch, turn.
Row 8: sl st in first sc, in ch 1 sp and in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc as last sl st, sc in each of next 3 sc. ch 1 turn.
Row 9: Rep row 6
Row 10: Dec until 2 sc remain.
Row 11: sc in each sc, ch 1 turn. Row 12> dec 1 sc. Fasten off.
With right sides together of each piece sc around in small piece of color
for trim. decorate with sequins, beads and small yarn bows. With gold
braid make a long loop and sew to top of tree for hanging.

Small Star

Size: 5" wide.
Materials: J. & P. Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen," Art.A.65, 1 ball white
#01; steel crochet hook size 1 or size required to obtain gauge;
Plaid Enterprises Stiffy Fabric Stiffener.
Gauge: 8 chs = 1".

Note: Dtr = (double treble) Yo hook 3 times, insert hook in st indicated, pull up a loop, (yo and through 2 lps) 4 times.
Directions:
Rnd 1: Ch 4, join with sl st to first st to form a ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in ring, ch 2, * 2 dc, ch 2; rep from * 4 more times--6 ch-sps. Join with sl st to top of beg ch.
Rnd 3: Sl st to first ch-sp. Ch 3 (counts as first st), 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, * 3 dc in same sp, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-sp, ch 2; rep from *. Join with sl st to first st. Rnd 4: Sl st to first ch-sp. Ch 1 (counts as first sc), * ch 2, dc and tr and dtr in next ch-sp, (ch 6, sl st in first ch for picot), ch 1, picot, ch 2, picot, ch 2, picot, ch 1, picot, dtr and tr and dc in same ch-sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-sp, rep from *.
Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off.
Block and stiffen with fabric stiffener following manufacturer''s instructions.
Thread a 6" length of yarn to top of ornament for hanger. Knot ends.

CROCHETED BELLS

SIZE; Each bell measures about 2 �" long.

MATERIALS: Coats & Clark speed-Cro-Sheen, 1 (100 yd ball) each white, Spanish red, and hunter green.
1 ball will make 6 bells. Crochet hook steel size 1, or the size that will give you the correct gauge.
1 �" - diameter plastic drapery ring; 1" diameter ornament balls.
GUAGE; 5 sc = 1"

BELL; Starting at top. Ch 4, join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd; (Right side) . Work 14 sc in ring, join with sl st to 1st sc.
2nd rnd; ch 1, sc in same sp as sl st, * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, ending 2 sc in last sc. ( 21 sc), join.
3rd - 12th rnds; ch 1, sc in same sp as sl st and in each sc around, join.
13th rnd; Repeat 2nd rnd, ending with sc on last sc (31 sc), join.
14th rnd; repeat 3rd rnd.
15th rnd; work sl st in each sc around, join. Break off.
STRIPES; Using contrasting color nd with right side of bell facing you, work rnds of sl st around bell where desired as follows; hold on wrong side of bell. Insert hook in bell and draw lp through, insert hook in bell about 1/8th away from last insertion, draw a lp through bell and through lp on hook to make chain st. continue around in this manner.
CLAPPER; cut 10" length of thread and tie other end to matching bell ornament. Pull other end through top of bell and tie overhand knot to secure clapper at proper length.
For each bell group:
make 3 bells, using different colors. To cover drapery ring, with green work 36 sc over ring; sl st in 1st sc to join. Break off. To asemble; tie bells to ring at various lengths, using free end of clapper thread. Cut off 10" strand of each color and holding them together, tie in bow over ring


Pom Pom Wreath

Worsted Weight yarn:
1 oz of white/silver and red
Hook size G
1/2 yard 1/4" wide green ribbon
6 small green pom poms
glue

Use one strand of each color together
Loop Stitch: Instert hook, wind yarn one ove index finger, draw yarn
through st, drop loop from finger, yo over hook and draw throught
2 lps on hook. 1 loop st made.

Ch 11, join to form ring.
Rnd 1: ch 1 work 17 sc in ring. join with sl st
Rnd 2: ch 1, *lp st in each of next 2 sc, 2 lp st in next sc Rep from * around. join.
Rnd 3: ch 1ch 1, *lp st in next st, 2 lp st in next st, rep from * around. Join and fasten off.
Tie ribbon into bow and qlue to bottom of wreath. glue pom poms around wreath.


Crocheted Santa Treat Bag

Materials needed: Worsted-weight yarn-2 ounces of white and small amounts of red and pink;
size G/6 (4.25mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain correct gauge;
yarn needle; scissors;
1-1/2-inch square of cardboard; two 1/2-inch movable eyes; 1/2-inch red pom-pom; small sprig of artificial holly;
tacky (white) glue.
Finished size: Treat bag is about 6 inches tall.
Gauge: When working in sc, 4 sts = 1 inch,

Special Stitches:
LOOP STITCH (LS): Insert hk into next st, wrap yarn once around index finger of left hand, bring hk through yarn lp around finger as in Fig. 1, catching both yarns; draw both yarns through st, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hk, remove finger from lp.
POPCORN STITCH (PS): Work 5 dc around post of next sc in fourth round below (Fig.2a), draw up a lp, remove hk and insert hk in top of first dc of 5-dc group, pull lp through st (Fig. 2b), ch 1.
CHANGING COLORS: Work LS until 3 lps rem on hk, drop first color and draw up second color, drawing through remaining 3 lps on hk.Colors are changed while completing last sc of first color. Join second color as folIows: Work last sc of first color as normal sc until 2 lps rem on hk, yo with second color and raw second color through; drop first color and leave it on wrong side. Yarn can be loosely carried on wrong side and should be caught into work every few stitches.
Work in continuous rounds (except Round 12).
Use contrasting yarn piece to mark rounds, moving as rounds are completed.
Begin at bottom with white, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook.
Round 2: 2 LS in each sc around: 12 LS.
Round 3: (LS in next LS, 2 LS in next LS) around: 18 LS.
Round 4: (LS in each of next 2 LS, 2 LS in next LS) around: 24 LS. Round 5: (LS in each of next 3 LS, 2 LS in next LS) around: 30 LS.
Rounds 6-7: LS in each LS around, changing to pink in last LS of Round 7
Rounds 8-11: Carrying white on wrong side, sc in each of next 6 sts with pink, changing to white in last sc; LS in each rem LS around, changing to pink in last LS of Rounds 8-10.
Fasten off pink at end of Round 11.
Round 12: With white, ch 1, turn, sc in each st around; join with si st in top of beg sc.
Rounds 13-15: Sc in each sc around.
Round 16: Sc in next sc, PS around post of second sc in fourth round
below; * return to working round, sc in next sc (behind PS) and in
next sc; sk next sc in fourth round below, PS around post of next sc,
repeat from * around, ending with return to working round, sc in
next sc (behind PS) and in next sc, changing to red in last sc: 15 PS. Fasten off white.
Rounds 17-22: With red, sc in each sc around: 30 sc.
Round 23: * Ch 3, sk next sc, si st in next sc, repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
DRAWSTRING:
With red, ch 70. Fasten off. Weave drawstring through sps of Round 23.
POM-POMS
(Make 2): Wind white yarn 75 times around cardboard. Tie 10-inch piece of yarn tightly around center of loops. Slide off cardboard. Cut yarn opposite tie. Trim to rounded shape. Stitch to ends of drawstring. FINISHING: Glue on eyes and pom-pom nose. Attach holly sprig to hat. For mustache, wrap white yarn four times around cardboard. Slide yarn off and use end to tie loops in middle. Trim ends. Glue to faces.


MINI TREE STOCKINGS

SIZE: About 3 3/4" high
MATERIALS: J&P Coats Knit Cro-sheen 1 ball of white will make 3
Steel crochet hook, size 6
White glue or fabric stiffner
Tapestry needle
Rustproof pins
Piece of cardboard
Wax paper
Trim, if desired
Thing Gold thread for hanging
GAUGE 3 V-sts - 1" in width

STOCKING: Make 3. Starting at top edge, ch 24
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across (22 dc, counting turning ch-3 as one dc). Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Sk first dc (turning ch counts as first dc), dc in each dec across, dc in top of ch-3. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 3 and 4: Rep row 2
Row 5: Sk first 3 dc, work a V-st of (dc, ch 2 and dc) in next dc, (sk next 2 dc, work a V-st in next dc) 5 gimes, sk next 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3, Ch 3, turn.
Rows 6, 7 & 8: Work a V-st of (dc, ch 2 and dc) in ch 2 sp of each V-st across, end with dc in top of ch-3. Ch 3, turn.
Row 9: Work a V0-st in each V-st across, then ch 15 for toe shaping, turn.
Row 10: Work a V-st in 4th ch from hook, (sk next 2 ch, work a V-st in next ch) 3 times, sk next ch, V-st in next ch, then working across sts of last row, work a V-st in each V-st across, dc in top of ch-3 Ch 3, turn.
Row 11: Work even on 11 V-st, Ch 3, turn.
Row 12: Work across in pattern to within last V-st, in last V-st work (dc, ch 1 and 1 dc) work across in pattern to within last V-st, in last V-st work 1 dc, ch 2 turn.
Row 13: Work across in pattern to within last 2 V-sts, (in next V-st work 1 dc, ch 1 and 1 dc) twice. Break off.
Finishing: Weave in all ends.
Border: Work 1 rnd of sc closely all around each stocking (keep work flat), round out toe and heel shapings and in each top corner work (sc, ch 1 and sc). Join with sl st to first sc and break off.
To Stiffen: If using white glue, mix 1/2 glue and 1/2 water in a small disposable dish. Dip stockings into mixture, squeeze out excess liquid, shape on a piece of cardboard (covered with wax paper) until dry. Leave overnight. If necessary. If using fabric stiffener, follow manufacturer''s directions.
Trim: If desired, apply trim to stockings.
Hangers: Using gold thread, make a loop at top of each.


Small Fluffy Snowflake
Created by: SeaFore

I started out more round, and after four or five versions, ended up with this one.
I like it! I''m not even going to starch these -- they just look fluffy and
"right" as they are. There are no ch''s between the loop work on round 3,
so they stay flat and have an internal support.

White crochet thread
Size "0" or "1" steel crochet hook

Chain 9. Sl st to join.
Round 1: Chain 5 (counts as first treble and 1st chain-1). Treble into loop, chain 2. (Treble, chain 1, treble, chain 2) five times. (12 tr.)
Round 2: (Chain 3, sc over tr, ch-9, sc over treble) six times.
Round 3: (sc, chain 3, sc) in each chain-3 loop, (sc, chain 3, sc, chain 5, sc, chain 3, sc) in each chain-9 loop around.
Finish off.


Little Angel Doll

Can be used as a pin or magnet.

Size: 3 1/2" tall.
Materials: worsted weight yarn - small amount each: yellow, peach, and turquoise.
1/4 yd. white 1" gathered lace, 8" white 1/4" satin ribbon.
one skein brown enbroidery floss,
glue, tapestry needle,
size G crochet hook
Dress:
Note: do not join rnds. unless otherwise stated. Mark first st of each rnd.
Rnd. 1: starting at head, with peach, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hk ( 6 sc).
Rnd. 2: 2 sc in each st around ( 12 sc).
Rnds. 3 - 4: sc in each st around.
Rnd. 5: ( sk next st, sc in next st) around, join with sl st in first sc, fasten off ( 6).
Rnd. 7: 2 sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: ( sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around ( 36).
Rnd. 9: ( for armhole, ch 1, sk next 12 sts, sc in next 6 sts) 2 times ( 12sc, 2 ch-1 sps).
Rnd. 10: working this rnd. in front lps only, 2 sc in each ch and in each st around (28).
Rnd. 11: working this rnd. in back lps only, 2 sc in first st, [ sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st] around ( 38).
Rnd. 12: working this rnd. in back lps only, sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc, fasten off.
Legs:
With peach, [ ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in each ch across] 2 times, fasten off.
Glue arms to inside of each armhole.
Wing (make 2):
Row 1: with yellow, ch 6, 2 dc in 4th ch from hk, 2 dc in each of last 2 chs, turn ( 7 dc).
Row 2: ch 1, sc in first st, [ ch 3, sc in next st] across, fasten off.
Matching ends of rows on one side of each wing, sew tog. Glue wings to center back of dress.
Finishing:
1: glue gathered edge of lace to wrong side of last rnd. on dress.
2: tie ribbon into a bow; glue to center front of bodice on dress.
3: for hair, cut 25 strands floss each 6" long for center part; tie 4" piece of floss around center of all strands held tog. Glue center part to center top of head. Gather hair on each side and tie another piece of floss around hair and through one st to secure.
4: for bangs, wrap floss around crochet hk covering 1/2". Carefully slide lps off hk and glue to head centered below center part on hair.


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