What the Hex Trivet
Work in continuous rounds; do not turn or join unless otherwise stated. Mark first stitch of round.
CIRCLE Make 5 each black licorice, white & mod blue, & 4 robin’s egg. Rnd 1:
Make slip ring (see illustration), 6 sc in ring, pull end to close ring, do not join (see Pattern Notes), place marker (see Pattern Notes). (6 sc)
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7. Fold each Horn in half; with pink, sew ends of rows tog, then sew bottom edges of Horns to rnd 4 on top of Head 1 inch apart. 8. With sc at front, sew Head Spot with black over rnds 2–5 on Head between Horns. 9. With black, sew a Leg Spot over rnds 5–7 on side of each Leg. 10. With Aran, sew 2 Legs over rnds 13–16 on bottom of Body 1 inch apart, then sew 2 Legs over rnds 3–6 on bottom of Body 3/4 inch apart. 11. With black, sew plain end of Tail to rnd 6 at center top end of Body.
With black, make French knot
(see illustration) eyes between rnds 2 and 3 on Head centered above Muzzle 1 inch apart and French knot nostrils on each side of rnd 1 on Muzzle. With black and fly stitches (see
illustration), embroider mouth centered below nostrils between rnds 2 and 3 of Muzzle.
Sew Cow to straight, inner edge of Moon as shown in photo. Attach 18-inch length of monofilament thread to 1 point on each star. Attach other end of same thread to bottom edge of Moon centered below Cow as shown in photo. For hanger, attach 36-inch length of monofilament thread to top point on Moon.