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Home : Patterns : Caterpillar Baby Toy
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Caterpillar Baby Toy

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern #: 90155AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 12 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Featuring bright colors and soft rings, this adorable caterpillar is a perfect gift for a baby!
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Vanna's Choice® Baby

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Lamb Angel White Aqua Lullaby Pink Little Boy Blue Bluebell Cheery Cherry Chocolate Cake
Goldfish Pink Poodle Berrylicious Duckie Mint Sweet Pea
*Vanna's Choice® Baby (Article #840). 100% Premium Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (170yds/156m) pull skeins

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•  840-157 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Duckie
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$ 4.39  
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•  840-168 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Mint
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$ 4.39  
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•  840-102 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Aqua
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$ 4.39  
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•  840-132 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Goldfish
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$ 4.39  
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•  840-139 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Berrylicious
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$ 4.39  
Note: (E)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of brown yarn
 

Caterpillar Baby Toy

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® Baby

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

RINGS (make 2; 1 with A and 1 with B)
Ch 16, join with slip st in beg ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 2 sc in each ch around.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed - 32 sts at end of rnd.
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (Sc2tog) around - 16 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew first rnd to last rnd on each Ring, stuffing as you go. Rep for second Ring. Weave in ends.

CATERPILLAR
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at end of rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnds 5-10: Sc in each st around.
Begin to stuff piece.
Continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rnd 11: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Change to D.
Rnds 13-23: Sc in each st around.
Slip Rings onto Caterpillar at end of Rnd 23.
Change to E.
Rnd 24: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnds 25-29: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 30: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 31: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
With brown yarn, embroider French knot eyes. With E, embroider straight st mouth. Draw 2 lengths of D through Caterpillar 'head' for antennae, knot ends.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 12 reviews)
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Reviewed by Rachel Rodman on 2012-03-31 *****
This is a great quick project to make. The instructions are clear and easy to follow.


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