3.07.2012

Dino and the Dinolets


Sometimes the simplest objects make the most fun gifts for kids. Dino and his friends are simple extended triangles with spheres for feet. So easy you can stitch up in a night and play the day away in the morning!  Pattern premiered last month at the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet festival.  
Yarn:
SWTC Saphira (CYCA #5),
100% Superwash Merino
Wool, 131 yds/ 100g:
MC: Aqua 602 1 hank
CC1: Red 601 75 yds
CC2: Lime 598 20 yds
CC3: Yellow 562 10 yds
Hooks:
K/10.5 (6.5mm) hook or
hook needed to obtain
gauge
Notions:
Tapestry needle for
weaving in ends.
Polyfil Stuffing
Stitch Markers
Stitches Used:
CH Chain
SL ST Slip Stitch
SC Single Crochet
ST Stitch
SK Skip
PM Place Marker
BLO Backloop Only
Finished sizes:
Large Dino is about 9” tall
by 5” wide. Medium
Dino is about 6” tall by 3”
wide. Small Dino is
about 4” tall by 2” wide.
Gauge:
14 sc by 14 rnds = 4”x4”
Notes:
Yarn amounts are given for
all the dinos.
Dinos are worked in spirals
rounds, without joining
and chaining at each
end.
More pictures at my flickr set.




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2 comments:

Jennifer Crowley said...

Aren't they terribly adorable? I agree, sometimes I'll work hard on a complicated pattern, and the kids receiving it won't like it as much as the thing I whipped up in a couple of hours. Funny how that works. Kids and cats.

Debora Alves said...

so cute!