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Carrot baby rattle

A carrot pattern to make a rattle, play food or just to use as decoration. It´s an easy pattern perfect for beginners who want to practice shaping.

Materials:

  • 1.50 mm hook
  • Fingering weight cotton in orange and green
  • Fingering weight cotton in darker orange (optional)
  • Polyfill
  • Rattle (optional)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Abbreviations:

MR: magic ring
ch: chain
dec: decrease
inc: increase
rep: repeat
rnd: round
sc: single crochet
sl st: slip stitch
st: stitch

Pattern:

LEAVES

With green:

Rnd 1: 14 sc in MR (14)

Rnd 2: *1 sc, ch 13, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc, *inc, 1 sc* working down the chain, 1 sc, ch 9, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc, *inc, 1 sc* working down the chain* rep all around and sl st to join to the 1st st of the rnd.

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

CARROT

With orange:

Rnd 1: 8 sc in MR (8)

Rnd 2: inc all around (16)

Rnd 3: *inc, 1 sc* rep 8 times (24)

Rnd 4: *inc, 2 sc* rep 8 times (32)

Rnd 5: *inc, 3 sc* rep 8 times (40)

Rnd 6: *inc, 4 sc* rep 8 times (48)

Rnd 7: *inc, 5 sc* rep 8 times (56)

Rnd 8 – 12: 56 sc (56)

Attach the Leaves to the top, sewing firmly all around the 2nd rnd.

Rnd 13: *dec, 5 sc* rep 8 times (48)

Rnd 14 – 15: 48 sc (48)

Rnd 16: *dec, 6 sc* rep 6 times (42)

Rnd 17: 42 sc (42)

Start stuffing.

Rnd 18: *dec, 5 sc* rep 6 times (36)

Rnd 19 – 21: 36 sc (36)

Rnd 22: *inc, 11 sc* rep 3 times (39)

Rnd 23: 39 sc (39)

Rnd 24: *dec, 11 sc* rep 3 times (36)

Rnd 25 – 26: 36 sc (36)

Rnd 27: *dec, 4 sc* rep 6 times (30)

Rnd 28 – 30: 30 sc (30)

Stuff and put in the rattle.

Rnd 31: *dec, 8 sc* rep 3 times (27)

Rnd 32 – 34: 27 sc (27)

Rnd 35: *dec, 7 sc* rep 3 times (24)

Rnd 36 – 37: 24 sc (24)

Rnd 38: *dec, 6 sc* rep 3 times (21)

Rnd 39: 21 sc (21)

Rnd 40: *2 inc, 5 sc* rep 2 times, inc, 6 sc (26)

Rnd 41: *dec, 2 sc, dec, 3 sc* rep 2 times, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc (21)

Rnd 42: 21 sc (21)

Rnd 43: 2 dec, 10 sc, dec, 5 sc (18)

Rnd 44: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 45: 3 dec, 12 sc (15)

Rnd 46: 15 sc (15)

Rnd 47: *dec, 3 sc* rep 3 times (12)

Rnd 48: 12 sc (12)

Stuff completely.

Rnd 49: *dec, 1 sc* rep 4 times (8)

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Optional: use the darker orange thread to sew short lines at random rows  for a more realistic look.


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