Thursday, July 24, 2008

Munchkin Bookmark

Materials needed:

Wiggly eyes (or what you have on hand for eyes.)
Crochet hook size H/8-5.00MM for braid and Munchkin.
For Munchkin I used Caron Simply Soft in Bone.
Wintuk in Nutmeg for the hair-

Crochet Hook size F/5-3.75MM for the bottoms.
For the bottoms I used Caron Simply Soft White.

Sl st: Slip Stitch. Ch: Chain. Sc: Single Crochet. Dc: Double Crochet.
Dcs: Double Crochets.
Sk: Skip

Braid (work all dc for hair loosely):
Row 1: Ch 6. Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in remaining 3 chains.
(4 dc)
Row 2: Ch 2. Skip 2 dc, dc in 3rd dc. Dc in 4th dc.
Now go back (cross over) and dc in 1st dc, then in 2nd dc.
(1st braid made-4 dcs)
Row 3 - 15: Repeat row 2. (add on rows to lengthen)
Once your braid is desired length, ch 1. Sc in first 3 dc.
Cut/tie on face color. Sc in 4th dc.
Row 1: Ch 1. Sc in 4 sc (hide tie on tail within work.)
Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in 1st sc. 1 sc in next 2 sc. 2 sc in 4th sc (6 sc.)
Row 3: Ch 1. 2 sc in 1st sc. Sc in next 4 sc. 2 sc in last sc (8 sc.)
Row 4 - 6: Ch 1. Sc in 8 sc.
Row 7: Ch 1. Skip first 2 sc. Sc in 3 sc. Skip 2 sc, sc in last sc.(4 dc.)
Row 8: Ch 1. Skip first 2 sc-sc in last 2 sc, and Slip Stitch into
next stitch past sc.
Row 1: Ch 1. Sc in slip stitch. Sc in 2 sc. Sc in stitch past last sc.
Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in 1st sc. Sc in 2 sc. 2 Sc in last sc. (6 Sc.)
Row 3: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc (12 sc.)
Row 4: Ch 1. Sc in 12 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1. Slip stitch in first 4 sc. 2 sc in next 5 sc. (ignore last 3sc of this row.)
Row 6 & 7: Ch 1. 10 sc.
Row 8: Ch 1. Sk 2 sc. Sc in 4 sc. (ignore last 4 sc of this row.)
Row 9 & 10: Ch 1. 4 sc. Tie off and weave/hide yarn ends .
Second leg:
Attach yarn with slip stitch to 4th unworked sc of row 8.
Row 1: --Ch 1. Sc in same stitch. Sc in remaining 3 sc.
Row 2 & 3: Ch 1. Sc in 4 sc. Tie off and weave/hide yarn ends.
-Attach with sl st under a arm. Ch 10. Sl st under next arm.
Ch 10 again and sl st into 1 ch. (circling Munchkins waist.)
Slip stitch into next 5 chains (this will take you to the middle
when looking at Munchkin.)
Now ch 4 (going down towards crotch.. Turn and sc in each
of the ch 3 back up towards waist band .
Slip stitch to 6th ch on waist band. Ch 1, turn.
Sc in each of the 3 ch going towards crotch again .
Sl st to crotch. Ch 4. Slip stitch to center on back of bottoms.
Look to front of Munchkin for direction, and slip stitch
across so that you are on the side of the bottoms that has not
been worked on front.
Continue slip stitching across the front edge of bottoms.
Sl st to front section , tie off and weave/hide ends.
Add your wiggly eyes (or your choice for creating the eyes.)
*My scanner squished the hair--the pattern will look like
braided hair.
**Can also be a baby Sumo.

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