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Home : Patterns : Gecko Bookmark
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Gecko Bookmark

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern #: 80356AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 29 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This funky lizard bookmark is fast and fun to make. The ease of the pattern makes it a great first project.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 820-132: Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass
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*Lion Wool (Article #820). 100% wool; package size: 3.00oz/85.00 gr. (158yds/144m) pull skeins

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•  820-132 Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass
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$ 5.99  
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)   $ 2.30  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 small googly eyes
Small piece of red felt
Craft glue
 

Gecko Bookmark

Lion Brand® Lion® Wool

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

GECKO
Chain 22. Slip stitch in 2nd chain from hook, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain.
Working along opposite side of chain, chain 2, slip stitch in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain. Fasten off. Wrap a length of yarn around piece about 1 in. (2.5 cm) from one end to make head.

FINISHING
Tail
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to end of body and chain 40. Turn and work 2 single crochet in each of next 10 chains (to create corkscrew effect); single crochet in each remaining chain.
Fasten off.

Legs
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to side of body about 3/4 in. (2 cm) below ‘neck’ and chain 10. Turn, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains (1st toe); *chain 4, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains** (2nd toe); repeat from * to ** for 3rd toe. Fasten off. In same way, make another leg on opposite side of body, and another pair of legs about 2 in. (5 cm) away.

Cut a small strip from felt and notch one end. Glue in place for tongue. Glue on eyes. Weave in ends.


 


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 29 reviews)
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Gecko Bookmark Reviewed by Arevik Dalakian on 2014-05-04 *****
So cute and easy to make! A project will definitely recommend to my friends!


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