HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Santa’s Gift Bag Debra Arch Design by EASY each of next 11 sts, change color to vanilla on last st, drop linen to WS, with vanilla, hdc in each of next 6 sts, turn. With vanilla, ch 1, hdc in each of next 5 sts, change color to linen, drop vanilla to front of work and working over vanilla, with linen, hdc in each of next 11 sts, change color to vanilla on last st, drop linen, with vanilla, hdc in each of next 6 sts, turn. Rep rows 10 and 11. At the end of row 13, fasten off linen. SANTA’S BAG FINISHED MEASUREMENTS BACK 81/2 inches wide x 14 inches long (23 sts) Row 1 (WS): With vanilla, ch 24, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each rem ch across, turn. MATERIALS Row 11: • Bernat Pipsqueak chunky (bulky) weight polyester yarn (31/2 oz/101 yds/100g per ball): 2 balls #59008 vanilla Bernat Softee Chunky super chunky (super bulky) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/108 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball each #28532 wine and #28021 linen Size J/10/6mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Yarn needle 1/2-inch black round shank button: 2 Blush Cotton swab (23 hdc) (see Pattern Notes), Row 2: Ch 2 hdc in each st across, turn. Rep row 2. Ch 2, hdc in each st Rows 3–16: Row 17: changing color • across, (see Stitch (23 Rows 12 & 13: to wine in last st, turn. Guide) hdc) HAT • Rows 14–17: Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn. At the end of row 17, change color to wine. Rep rows 18–27 of Row 18: back lps hdc dec Working in ch 2, in next 2 sts, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc dec in last 2 sts, turn. Ch 2, hdc in each st (see (see Stitch Guide), Stitch Guide) • • Rows 18–27: back. (21 sts) • • Rows 19–21: MUSTACHE across, turn. GAUGE Row 1: With vanilla, ch 3, 3 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, turn. Ch 2, hdc in same st as beg ch-2, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc, turn. Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across, turn. Ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in next hdc, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, turn. Ch 2, hdc dec in next 3 hdc, fasten off. 6 hdc = 2 inches; 4 rows = 2 inches Row 22: Ch 4 (see Pattern Notes), (4 hdc) sk first st, dc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st] across, turn. (11 dc, 10 ch-1 sps) Weave in loose ends as work proCh 2, hdc in next ch-1 sp, gresses. hdc in next st, [hdc in next ch-1 sp, Chain-2 at beginning of row counts hdc in next st] across, change to as first half double crochet unless vanilla in last st, turn. otherwise stated. Working in back lps, ch 2, Chain-4 at beginning of row counts hdc in each st across, turn. as first double crochet and chain-1 Ch 2, hdc in each st unless otherwise stated. across, turn. At the end of row 27, Join with slip stitch as indicated fasten off. unless otherwise stated. Row 2: PATTERN NOTES (6 hdc) Row 23: Rows 3–10: Row 11: (21 hdc) Row 24: (4 hdc) Row 12: Rows 25–27: (2 hdc) NOSE Rnd 1: With linen, ch 2, 12 sc in 2nd ch from hook, in beg sc. Ch 1, [ in next 2 sc] 6 times, join in beg sc, leaving 18-inch length, fasten off. FRONT join (see Pattern (12 sc) (see Stitch SPECIAL STITCH Rows 1–9: Rep rows 1–9 of back. Notes) Single crochet join (sc join): (23 hdc) Rnd 2: sc dec Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook. Guide) FACE Row 10: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 5 sts, change color to linen on last st, drop vanilla to WS and working over vanilla, with linen, hdc in (6 sc) 20 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS
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