12.06.2007

Dreidel Softie


Happy Hanukkah, everyone!


While I was home sick today, I crocheted this little cutie dreidel. Which was inspired by the sight of Faye playing dreidel when I walked in from work, too funny right? And since its a holiday, here's the pattern.


Dreidel Softie

finished measurements
approx 1” by 2”

YARN
Rowan Cotton Glace, approx 50yd (100% Cotton), any color, I used raspberry and aqua

CROCHET HOOK
· Size E/5 (3.5mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS
· Yarn needle
· embroidery floss for decoration
· handful of polyfill

BODY
Ch 5 with E hook, Sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1 Ch1, 8sc in ring, sl st to first sc, do not turn.
Rnd 2 Ch1, *sc blo in sc, 3sc blo in next sc, repeat from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. (16 sc)
Rnd 3 Ch1, *sc in next 2sc, 3sc in next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. (24 sc)
Rnd 4 Ch1, sc blo in ea sc around, sl st to first sc, do not turn.
Rnd 5 Ch1, sc in ea sc around, sl st to first sc, do not turn.
Repeat rnd 5 5 more times
Rnd 6 Ch1, *sc in next 2 sc, sctog over next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. (20 sc)
Rnd 7 Ch1, sc in ea sc around, sl st to first sc, do not turn.
Rnd 8 Ch1, *sc in next 2 sc, sctog over sctog and next sc, sc in next sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. Fill body with polyfill (16 sc)
Rnd 9 Ch1, *sc in next 2 sc, sctog over sctog and next sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. (12 sc)
Rnd 10 Ch1, *sc in next sc, sctog over next sc and sctog, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, do not turn. (8 sc)
Rnd 11 Ch1, *sctog over next sc and sctog, rep from * around, sl st to first sc, fasten off, weave end through last sts to secure. (4 sc)

STEM
Join yarn with sl st to rnd 2 flp.
Rnd 1 Sctog over next 2 flp, repeat around, do not turn. (4sc)
Rnd 2 Ch1, sc in ea sc around, do not turn.
Repeat rnd 2 2 more times, fasten off, weave in ends.

finishing
With yarn needle and embroidery floss, stitch letters on to sides.

9 comments:

Bladerunner said...

Thank you for the pattern!

Pixiepurls said...

love it!

robyn said...

hey there! love this pattern, and wanted to let you know i posted it on the 14th at craftandfound.com

Robyn said...

Thanks for the link, robyn!

tamdoll said...

These are fantastic! Thanks so much for the pattern.

Arielle said...

Greetings to you and Faye! Wow! Great pattern. I can hardly wait to make one as a hostess gift for our Aunt Sandy when we go to her annual Channukah party. She's gonna love it. Thanks, Robyn! -- arielart on Ravelry

Tami said...

thank you for this cute pattern, it is great!!

alex said...

Great idea. I love it!!! Would you mind if I share a link to your blog post on my crochet blog and on my FaceBook page? People are always looking for different shapes for a pattern stitches.



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Dee said...

Hi, love the pattern! Want to make it for a Jewish friend. Can you explain or show how to embroider the letters on the sides for those of us who are not Jewish? I really don't know what's supposed to go on the sides. :o)