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Moose Ornament

moose ornament tree.jpg

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn – few yards of red, black, ivory, brown

Crochet hook size G (4.00 mm)

10 mm wooden ring (or any 3” ring)

2 google eyes

Finished ornament measures approximately 4” diameter

Directions:

RING:

Working in sc around wooden ring, *4 black sc, 4 red sc,* until ring is completely covered. Fasten off. Cut 8” piece of black yarn and loop around ring for a hanger.

MOOSE:

Row 1: With brown yarn, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch (4 sc).

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, inc in first st, sc in next 2 sts, inc in last st (6 sc).

Rows 3-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, dec over first 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts ( 4 sc).

Rows 8-12: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st. Do not fasten off.

EDGING:

Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in last st on top of head. Working down the side, sc in 1st row end, ch 4, sl st in 1st ch (ear made), continue sc down side, across bottom, and up other side. After sc in Row 11 end, ch 4, sl st in 1st ch (second ear made), sc in Row 12 end. Join with sl st.

ANTLERS:

Row 1: With ivory yarn, work 5 fsc, sc in 6 sc across top of head, work 5 more fsc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch and next 2 chs, sl st in next sc, sc in next st, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch and next ch, sl st in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch, sl st in next sc, sc in next 6 sc, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch, sl st in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch and next ch, sl st in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch and next 2 chs, sl st in next sc. Fasten off ivory. Weave in all ends.

Use black yarn to make nostrils with sl st. Sew moose to ring. Glue on google eyes.

Now it’s time for me to get all the gifts finished for my Christmas gift list. I hope everyone has the happiest of holidays.

 

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