Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Horsey Bookmark

materials needed

Small amount of WW yarn for horse
Small amout of ww for mane if desired a different color
Hook E
small amout of ribbon or yarn to make the harness and bow
and saddle
hot glue gun
Special Stitches:Beg Shell: work (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in indicated st.
Shell: work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in indicated st.
Rnd 1) Ch 4, (2 dc) in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs skipped count as first dc), ch 3; (3 dc, ch 3) 3 times in same ch; join with a sl st to 4th ch of beg ch 4: 12 dc/4 ch 3-sps.

Rnd 2) Sl st in next 2 dc and into the ch3 sp :beg shell in same sp see special sts,* (2 dc) in next dc, (3 dc) in next dc, (2 dc) in next dc, shell in next ch3 sp*, repeat around ending with (2dc)in last dc; join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3:

Rnd 3) holding the square in both hand fold in half with ws inside.With the loop and hook on the bottom slt st down through ( both sides of the square fold)2 dc and into the ch3 space and into the next dc.Ch1 sc both layers on bottom ridge in the next 4 dc.ch1 turn.
rnd4) sc in the 4 sc across ch1 turn
rnd 5) sc in scacross and ch1 turn
rnd6 )sc in sc across ch1 turn
rnd7) sl st in 2 sc, chain 30** sl st back up to the last row and sl st in the last 2 sc(**this can made shorter or longer depending on what your needs are).
sc evenly up to the side to the next ch3 space and sl st through sp and into the side dc.working sc into dc on the side until you come to the next ch3 sc in each ch and slst to the end pooint and finish off...weave all ends in.. this is the spot that the ribbon starts in,. With glue gun or thread. tack one end of the ribbon in place then wrap it around the nose of the horse and the other side
tack in place. place eyes above the harness and below the eyes. as in this picture

glue or tack down small piece ribbon on the long side of the horsey as in the picture and make a bow for the end of the tail. You are now done.

To make the mane a different color using about 2 in of yarn cut around 13 of them.Fold one strand in half and push hook through sc below the ear and pull the folded half of the strand through, now with the loop on the hook,hook the two ends with hook and pull through the loop. like in latch hook.

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