Monday, August 13, 2012

Ladybug Camera Buddy *FREE PATTERN*



Materials:
G hook
Worsted weight yarn in red & black
Hair tie
Needle

Beginning to crochet around the hair tie:
These are detailed instructions only. Pictures are included in paid patterns.
1. With red, make a slip knot on your hook.
2. Hold the tail with your free fingers and insert hook under the hair tie. Yarn over.
3. Pull “through” (under hair tie) so that you have two loops on the hook.
4. Yarn over.
5. Pull through both loops on hook. This is the first sc.

6. Sc 35 more times around hair tie. Join with slst to first sc.
7. Chain 1, *hdc, hdc, hdc, 2hdc* around, ending with hdc, hdc, hdc. Join with slst for first hdc.
8. Chain 1, *hdc, hdc, hdc, hdc, 2hdc* around, ending with hdc, hdc, hdc, hdc. Join with slst in first hdc. Fasten off.

Head:
9. With black, chain 2. Sc 6 times in 2nd chain from hook (6). Join with slst in 1st sc.
10. Chain 1, 2sc in each sc around (12). Join with slst in 1st sc.
11. Chain 1, *1sc, 2sc* around (18). Join with slst in 1st sc.
12. Now we will create the antennaes. Chain 8. Slst in 6th chain from hook. Slst in next ch, slst in next 2 sc. Chain 8. Slst in 6th chain from hook. Slst in next ch, slst in sc.
Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to sew the head to the body.

Polka-dots:
Make as many as you desire.
With black, ch2. Sc 6 times in 2nd chain from hook. Join with slst to 1st sc. Leave tail for sewing to body.

Sew head and polka-dots to body. Ta-da!