Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Frog Tongue Bookmark

Material List-

*“G” crochet hook.
*Red Heart Super Saver (economy)
in colors Spring Green and Cherry Red. (Very small amount needed of each.)
*Needle to sew on eyes
(I used sew on wiggly eyes.--use what you have on hand
for your eyes.
Example-Sew on a "X" in Black)

Sl st - Slip Stitch.
Sc- Single Crochet.
Hdc-Half Double Crochet

With Red, Ch 50 (or length desired for “book mark”.)
Hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Hdc in remaining 45 chains.
Tie off and weave/hide yarn ends.
Row 1~With Green, Ch 3, sl st into 1st ch to form ring
(hide yarn ends as you crochet.)
Row2~Ch 1-work 6 sc in ring, sl st to first sc (and pull that yarn
end tight to close the beginning circle.) (6 Sc.)
Row 3~Grab your tongue. Hold the end of the tongue that you tied off
against your work. With tongue in front- Sc through one edge of tongue
and in 1st sc of green circle. Sc through middle of tongue and into
second sc of green circle. Sc through last end edge of the tongue and into the
3rd sc of green circle behind the tongue. Sc in each of remaining 3 sc
of green circle. Sl st to 1st sc-ch one and turn.
Row 4~One sc in each of 6 sc-sl st to 1st sc. Ch 2 and turn. (ch 2 counts as Hdc
in next row.)

Row 5~Hdc in the same space as ch 2. 2 Hdc in each of remaining 5 sc.
Sl st to top of 1st Hdc. (12 Hdc)
Ch 2. (your tongue should be hanging down in front of you) 4 Hdc in same
space as ch 2. Ch 3, sl st in that same space.
Sl st in next 4 hdc.
Ch 2. 4 hdc in same space. Ch 2, sl st in same sp.
Sl st in next 4 hdc. This will put you under the tongue.

Tie off, weave in ends. Add your eyes .
© 2008 Sandyfroglegs Designs


Jennifer Cirka said...

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!! That has got to put a smile on anyone's face!! LOVE IT!

puggerhugger said...

This is cute and I am going to make it for a frog fanatic for a swap. Thank you!

Crochet Addict UK said...

Very very cute. I hope you don't mind but I've told people about your pattern and given them the link to the site.

Sandyfroglegs said...

Thank You!