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Simply Crochet - - Christmas Ideas -

Us­ing your cho­sen yarn colour, make a magic loop. Round 1 ( RS ) Ch3 ( counts as tr), 11tr into loop, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 sts] Round 2 Ch3 ( counts as tr), 2tr into st at base of ch, ( skip next st, 3tr in the next st) 5 times, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [ 6 3-tr groups] Round 3 Ss to first sp be­tween 3-tr groups, ch3 ( counts as tr), 2tr into the same sp, ch2, ( 3tr in sp be­fore next 3-tr group, ch2) 5 times, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Rounds 4-5 Ss to first ch-2 sp, ch3 ( counts as tr), 2tr into the same sp, ch2, ( 3tr in sp be­fore next 3-tr group, ch2) 5 times, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Round 6 Ss to first ch-2 sp, ch3 ( counts as tr), 2tr into the same sp, ch1, ( 3tr in sp be­fore next 3-tr group, ch1) 5 times, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Place the bauble into the cover – you may find it eas­i­est to do be­fore work­ing the fi­nal ss of Round 6. Round 7 Ss to first ch-1 sp, ch1 ( does not count as st), dc in same sp, ( dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, ss to first dc.

and weave in ends.

Pur­ple (134) An­chor Artiste Metal­lic ( 80% viscose, 20% metallized polyester, 25g/100m), 1 ball of each: Yarn D Gold (300), Turquoise (312), Yarn F Pur­ple (310),

Pink (308) A 3.5mm ( US E/4) hook Wooden dolly pegs, one for each fairy Black and red pens for fa­cial fea­tures Ta­pes­try nee­dle Pretty pa­per for wings Craft glue Ten­sion 20 sts and 20 rows to mea­sure 10x10cm (4x4in) over dou­ble cro­chet us­ing a 3.5mm hook Mea­sure­ments The fin­ished fairies mea­sure ap­prox 11x10cm (4½ x4in) Notes Each fairy wears the same ba­sic dress but with dif­fer­ent cro­cheted and em­broi­dered de­tail. The dress is worked us­ing the amigu­rumi method. Work in a con­tin­u­ous spi­ral with­out clos­ing off each round with a slip stitch. You may find it help­ful to place a marker in the first st of each round and move it up as you work.

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