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Finished Objects: Little Yellow Ducks and more

Well, last was super productive, with no less than seven finished objects!

The first thing I made was a pink and orange peacock for my sister. I still don’t have safety eyes, but we can pick them up on Thursday! 😀 so this peacock has it’s eyes closed.

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Then I made Pusheen the Cat for a CAL and a class on ravelry. My sister immediately claimed it for herself.

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Then I joined the Little Yellow Duck Project, in which we place little ducks in random places for people to pick up. The project also has the added goal of supporting blood and organ transplants. You can find out more at http://thelittleyellowduckproject.org/

But anyway, this week I managed to make four ducks and place them. First I made Oswald:

 

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Then came Mildred and Florence,

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And then we have Bobson. He actually ended up on the map which shows all the reported ducks.

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After making all those ducks (more to come!) I decided to make an Anna doll to go with my Elsa. I found a pattern that, when crocheted with a 4:00mm hook using DK yarn, ended up almost exactly the right size, though I had to add a few rows to the legs, cape and skirt to get her the right size.

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So, that’s it for last week. Bye! 😀

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Finished Objects: Ice to Lightning (with added music)

Well, after finally finishing all the stuff I needed to make for the swap, I actually have some finished objects to show you!

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First we have Elsa, who you have already seen in the photos that came with the pattern. If you have seen Frozen, you already know she has ice powers.

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Then we have some more icy characters, a mother seal and her tiny baby. The mother seal is about 6cm long while her baby measures 5cm long. The baby is blue because it was the lightest weight yarn I had and I wanted him to be absolutely itsy bitsy.

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Then we come to the Lightning side of things. In the various imaginary worlds I’ve created, golden dragons are nearly always lightning breathers rather than fire breathers. This dragon, who I made for the Dragon Collection challenge I’m doing on Ravelry, has the job of guarding my page when I’m not reading. This particular book happens to be about dragons, by the way.

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Then we have the Pikachu I just finished for my sisters friend. Yes, I said I was going to make a Pichu, but this pattern was so much cuter!!! And she did say Pikachu or Pichu, so that’s okay.

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Now I’m going to cheat a bit. This next creature was actually the first thing I made this week-and-a-bit, but I put it last so I could stick to a theme. This is a purple dragon called Metta from the book series ‘the Dragon Keeper Chronicles’. (They’re very good, you must read them sometime. Especially if you like dragons like me) She is a Minor Singing Dragon, so she’s always singing, humming and can even help people to remember the words to songs. Okay, so the plushie obviously can’t do that, but the character does.

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 But anyway, that’s it for this weeks finished objects!

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The Snow Queen Pattern

The Snow Queen

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This is an original pattern. Do not sell this pattern or objects made using it or use them for commercial purposes. Doll stands nearly 12 ” tall when complete.

You will need:

~ DK thickness yarn in bright blue, pale blue, flesh and yellowish-white.

~ 4.00mm crochet hook

~ 8mm safety eyes

~ Small amount of red yarn

~ yarn needle

~ clear glitter nail varnish (optional) alternatively, you could use sparkly blue yarn.

~Stuffing

Sc = single crochet

sc2tog = single crochet decrease

BLO = Back Loops Only

sl st = slip stich

Head, Bodice and Skirt

Rnd 1: Using flesh, make 6 sc in a magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: 2sc in each st around (12)

Rnd 3: [1sc in next st, 2sc in next st] rep around (18)

Rnd 4: [1sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (24)

Rnd 5: [1sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (30)

Rnd 6: [1sc in next 4 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (36)

Rnds 7-12: 1sc in each st around. (36)

Rnd 13: [1sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog] rep around (30)

Rnd 14: [1sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog] rep around (24)

Rnd 15: [1sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog] rep around (18)

Rnd 16: [1sc in next st, sc2tog] rep around (12)

insert safety eyes between rounds 8 and 9, about 5 stitches apart.

Rnd 17: sc in each st around (12)

Stuff head

Rnd 18: [1sc in next st, 2sc in next st] rep around (18)

Rnd 19: [1sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (24)

Rnd 20: [1sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (30)

Change to Pale Blue

Rnd 21: [1sc in next 4 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (36)

Change to Bright Blue

Rnds 22 – 24: 1sc in each st around (36)

Rnd 25: [1sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog] rep around (30)

Rnds 26 – 27: 1sc in each st around (30)

Rnd 28: [1sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog] rep around (27)

Rnd 29: 1sc in each st around (27)

Rnd 30: [1sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog] rep around (24)

Rnds 31 – 32: 1sc in each st around (24)

Rnd 33: [1sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around(30)

Rnd 34: 1sc in each st around (30)

Rnd 35: [1sc in next 4 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around(36)

Rnd 36: 1sc in each st around (36)

Rnd 37: [1sc in next 5 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (42)

Rnds 38 – 40: 1sc in each st around (42)

Rnd 41: [1sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog] rep around (39)

Rnd 42: [1sc in next 11 sts, sc2tog] rep around (36)

Rnds 43 – 48: 1sc in each st around (36)

1sc in each st till your stitch is approximately aligned with Elsa’s right eye. Ch1, turn.

Now we will work in rows to create the skirt slit.

Row 1: sc2tog, 1sc in next 34 sts, ch1 turn (35)

Row 2: 1sc in each st, ch1 turn (35)

Row 3: sc2tog, 1sc in next 33 sts, ch1 turn (34)

Rows 4 – 18: 1sc in each st, ch1 turn (34)

Row 19: 1 sc in each st, F/O, weave in end.

Stuff body till waist.

Legs (make 2)

Rnd 1: using blue, make 6sc in a magic ring (6)

Rnd 2: [1sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st] rep around (8)

Rnd 3: 2sc in each st (16)

Rnd 4: BLO for this round, 1sc in each st (16)

Change to Flesh

Rnd 5: [1sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog] 6 times, 1sc in last 2 sts (10)

Rnd 6: [1sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog] 2times, 1sc in last 3sts (8)

Stuff foot. Lightly stuff leg as you go along.

Rnds 7 – 27: 1sc in each st around (8)

On the first leg, sl st in next st, F/O leaving a tail.

On the second leg, sl st in the second st to the right of the sl st on the first leg. 1Sc in next 7sts. Sl st in the st next to the last st of the second leg, sc in next 6sts (16)

Change to Bright Blue.

Rnd 1: [1sc in next st, 2sc in next st] rep around (24)

Rnds 2 – 3: 1sc in each st around (24)

F/O leaving a tail for sewing. Use the tail from the first leg to sew up the hole between the legs. Stuff.

Flip the skirt up over the head and sew on the legs at the waist.

Use clear glitter nail varnish to fill in her bodice and make it sparkly (optional)

WARNING: If you use this method please keep the doll well away from naked flame.

Arms (make 2)

Rnd 1: using Flesh, make 6sc on a magic ring (6)

Rnds 2 – 3: 1sc in each st around (6)

Change to Pale Blue

Rnds 4 – 16: 1sc in each st around, stuffing lightly as you go. (6)

Change back to Flesh

Rnd 17: 1sc in each st around (6)

F/O, sew to body so that the last row of Pale Blue aligns with the row of Pale Blue at the top of the bodice.

Use a little Red yarn to embroider a mouth.

To Make the Hair:

Cut several 50cm strands of yellowish-white yarn and attach one strand at a time aloing rounds 7 – 11 of the head. You will only need to attach in every other stitch of each round. Braid into a single plait, tie the end with a double strand of yellowish-white yarn and flick the end over one shoulder. You may need to sew it in place.

To make the top hair, cut several 25cm strands of yellowish-white yarn and attach a row or two along the top of the ‘forehead’. Trim sew it just overlaps the highest row of hair you attached for the plait. Sew down lightly and tuck any obvious ends into the plait hair.

Finally, to make the fringe, Attach two or three 25cm strands at a time to the center of the forehead, swirl back over head and trim accordingly. Lightly sew each bunch of hair in place as you attach it.

You may wish to use any remaining nail polish to add sparkly ‘snow flakes’ to her hair.

And you’re done! I hope you love your new doll. If you have any questions or spot any problems in the pattern, you can contact me here or on Ravelry. (http://www.ravelry.com/people/purpleDragon57)

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