Peek­a­boo Quiet Book

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PAT­TERN NOTES

Due to small parts, Book is not in­tended for use by chil­dren un­der 3 years of age. Blocks are worked in rounds. Do not join or turn un­less oth­er­wise stated. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-4 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain-1 un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join): Place slip knot on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo, pull up a lp, yo and draw through both lps on hook.

Lp stitch (lp st): Wrap yarn from front to back over in­dex fin­ger

(2 strands on fin­ger), in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, pick up lower strand and pull up a lp (2 lps on hook), yo and draw work­ing yarn through both lps. Push lp off fin­ger.

BOOK BEAR BLOCK

Rnd 1 (RS): With Aran, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6 sc) Rnd 2: Sc in each st around. Rnd 3: 2 sc in each st around, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first sc, chang­ing color (see Stitch Guide) to buff fleck in join. (12 sc) Rnd 4: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), work­ing in back lps (see Stitch Guide), hdc in same st as base of beg ch-2, 2 hdc in each st around, join in top of beg ch-2. (24 hdc) Rnd 5: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in top of beg ch-2. (36 hdc) Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as base of beg ch-1, sk next st, 6 dc in front lp (see Stitch Guide) of next st (ear made), sk next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, sk next st, 6 dc in front lp of next st (ear made), sk next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, [sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st] twice, chang­ing color to Aran in last sc. (34 sc, 2 ears)

Rnd 7: Work­ing in back lps, sc in first sc, ch 1, hdc in un­worked lp be­hind next ear, ch 1, sc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] 4 times, sc in next st, ch 1, hdc in un­worked lp be­hind next ear, ch 1, sc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] 11 times, sk next st, join in beg sc. Fas­ten off. (18 sc, 2 hdc, 20 ch-1 sps) Rnd 8: Sc join (see Spe­cial Stitches) turqua in first ch-1 sp, sc in same sp, (ch 1, 2 sc) in each ch-1 sp around, ch 1, join in beg sc. (40 sc, 20 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 9: Sl st in each of next sc and ch-1 sp, ch 4 (see Pat­tern Notes), (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in same sp, *[2 hdc in next ch-1 sp] 4 times**, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (32 hdc, 16 dc, 8 ch-1 sps, 4 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 10: Ch 2, *hdc in each st and ch-1 sp around to next ch-2 sp**, (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) (cor­ner made) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-2. Fas­ten off. (18 hdc on each side, 4 cor­ner ch-2 sps) Arm Make 2. With buff fleck, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 7 chs, 4 sc in last ch, work­ing on op­po­site side of ch, sk first ch, sc in each of next 8 chs. Leav­ing a 7-inch tail for sewing, fas­ten off. (20 sc) Place Arm 2 sts be­low ear and sew in place through front lps of rnd 4.

Fa­cial Fea­tures For eyes, with black, em­broi­der 2 straight stitches (see il­lus­tra­tion) be­tween rnds 4 and 5, leav­ing 2 sts be­tween. For nose and mouth, em­broi­der 3 straight stitches with bot­tom of nose in cen­ter of rnd 1 and a straight stitch mouth be­low nose.

LION BLOCK

Rnds 1–5: With gold, work same as rnds 1–5 of Bear Block. At end of rnd 5, turn. (36 sts at end of rnd 5) Rnd 6 (WS): Ch 1, 2 lp sts (see

Spe­cial Stitches) in first st, [lp st in each of next 8 sts, 2 lp sts in next st] twice, lp st in each of next 3 sts, 6 dc in back lp of next st (ear

made), lp st in each of next 4 sts, 2 lp sts in next st, lp st in each of next 5 sts, 6 dc in back lp of next st (ear made), lp st in each of last 2 sts, join in first lp st, chang­ing color to pale yel­low in join, turn. (38 lps sts, 2 ears)

Rnd 7 (RS): Ch 1, work­ing in back lps, sc in first st, ch 1, sk next st, hdc in un­worked lp be­hind next ear, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] 5 times, ch 1, sk next st, hdc in un­worked lp be­hind next ear, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] around, ch 1, sk last sc, join in beg sc. (18 sc, 2 hdc, 20 ch-1 sps) Rnd 8: Sl st in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, 2 sc in same sp, (ch 1, 2 sc) in each ch-1 sp around, ch 1, join in beg sc. (40 sc, 20 ch-1 sps) Rnds 9 & 10: Work same as rnd 9 and 10 of Bear Block. (18 hdc on each side, 4 cor­ner ch-2 sps at end of last rnd) Fa­cial Fea­tures Em­broi­der eyes, nose and mouth same as Bear Block.

FLOWER BLOCK

Rnd 1: With light blue, ch 4, join in first ch to make a ring, ch 2, 11 hdc in ring, join in top of beg ch-2. (12 hdc) Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st as base of beg ch-2, 2 hdc in each st around, join in top of beg ch-2. (24 hdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in next st, [hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st] around, join in top of beg ch-2. (36 hdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as base of beg ch-1, sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, [sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st] 3 times, do not join. (40 sc) Rnd 5: Work­ing in back lps, sc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] around to last st, ch 1, sk last st, join in beg sc. (20 sc, 20 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 6: Work same as rnd 8 of Lion Block. (40 sc, 20 ch-1 sps) Rnds 7 & 8: Work same as rnds

9 and 10 of Bear Block. (18 hdc on each side, 4 cor­ner ch-2 sps at end of last rnd)

Vase

Row 1 (RS): With pump­kin, ch 4, join in first ch to make a ring, ch 2, 5 hdc in ring, turn. (6 hdc)

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in first st, 2 hdc in each of next 5 sts, turn. (12 hdc)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, [sc in next st, 2 sc in next st] across, turn. (18 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, [sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st] across, turn. (20 sc) Row 5: Ch 1, work­ing in ends of rows and on op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, work 10 sc evenly sp across. Fas­ten off. (16 sc)

Join­ing row: With RS of Flower Block fac­ing, place Vase on bot­tom half of rnds 1–4 of Block, work­ing in back lp of row 4 of Vase and in front lp of rnd 4 of Block, join pump­kin in first sc of rnd 4 of vase and in cor­re­spond­ing st on Block, sl st in each of next 19 sts. Fas­ten off.

Flower Make 1 each bright yel­low, amethyst & per­fect pink. Rnd 1: Ch 2, 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (10 sc)

Rnd 2: Sl st in first sc, [ch 1, 3 hdc in next st, ch 1, sl st in next st] 5 times, work­ing last sl st in first sl st. Fas­ten off. Place Flow­ers on Block and mark po­si­tions with pins. Re­move Flow­ers and sew but­tons on Block. But­ton Flow­ers on match­ing but­tons.

EGG BLOCK

With white, work same as Flower Block, chang­ing color to pump­kin in last st of rnd 4.

Eggshell Make 2. Rows 1–4: With white, work same as rows 1–4 of Vase. (20 sc at end of row 4)

Row 5: Ch 1, [sc, ch 2, dc] in ends of each of rows 4 and 2, in cen­ter ring and in end of row 2, sl st in end of row 4, turn.

Join­ing row: Ch 1, place Eggshell on top half of rnds 1–4 of Egg Block, work­ing in back lp of row 4 of Eggshell and in front lp of rnd 4 of Block, sl st in each of next 20 sts. Fas­ten off. Rep to join 2nd Eggshell on bot­tom half of Block.

Chick

Rnd 1: With pale yel­low, ch 4, join in first ch to make a ring, ch 2, 12 hdc in ring, join in top of beg ch-2. (13 hdc)

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