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#1 KristieMN

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 01:29 PM

FINALLY!!! The sheep is done!!
I kept trying to do that loopy stitch... I cant do it!!!!

So, I did the next best thing. This is a combination of sc's, and dc's. It give it a bumpy appearance.
Enjoy!!

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Sheep

Supplies needed:
G Hook
Small amounts of WW yarn
Stitch marker or safety pin
Buttons for eyes (optional)


Terms used
Sc = single crochet
Sc-dec = single crochet decrease over 2 stitches
Ch = chain
FO = Finish off, or Fasten off
Slp st = slip stitch
BLO = Back Loops Only
Dc = double crochet


Body

Each round is joined with a slp st to first stitch made
Ch 2
1) 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Slp st to first sc made ch 1, turn
2) (sc, dc) in each sc around. Join, ch1, turn (6 sc, 6 dc)
3) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around join, ch 1, turn (18 sc)
4) (sc,dc, in first sc, sc in next sc, dc in next sc) repeat this around..ch 1, turn, (12 sc, 12 dc)
5) sc in each sc around, join, ch 1, turn
6) (sc in first sc, dc in next sc) repeat around join, ch 1, turn
7) repeat row 5
8) repeat row 6
9) repeat row 5
10) repeat row 6
11) (sc-dec, sc in next 2 sc’s) repeat around, join, ch 1, turn (18 sc)
STUFF
12) (sc-dec, dc in next sc) repeat around, join ch 1, turn (6 sc, 6 dc)
STUFF a bit more
13) sc-dec across (6 sc)
FO
No need to close hole.


Head

Head is done in a continous spiral.
Ch 2
1) 5 sc in 2nd chain from hook
2) 2 sc in each sc (10 sc)
3) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) 15 sc)
4) sc in each sc around
5) (sc-dec, sc in next sc) (10 sc)
Slp st to next sc
FO


Ears (make 2)

Ears are done in a continous spiral
Ch 2
1) 4 sc in 2nd chain from hook
2) sc in each sc around
Slp st to next sc
FO leaving long tail.
Sew ears to head as pictured
Sew or emboider eyes
Stuff head and sew to body


Legs (make 4)

Legs are done in a continous spiral
Ch 2
1) 5 sc in 2nd chain from hook
2) In BLO, sc in each sc around
3-4) sc in each sc around
Slp st to next sc
FO

Stuff beginning tail into the leg for stuffing.
Sew legs onto sheep.
EWE are done!

 





#2 RachelG

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 01:31 PM

Another cutie!
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#3 theworm

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 01:38 PM

very clever. I tried that loop stitch a few times and just couldn't get my fingers to do it. This is cute!

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 01:51 PM

Kristie,
Again, your patterns are wonderful and you are generous for sharing!!!
Thank you!:clap

#5 pinkroses

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 02:38 PM

How cute. Thanks. PINKROSES

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 02:43 PM

I have been on this forum for about 24 hours.. wait, no, more like 19 hours, and you are by far my favorite poster so far. I am not sure if that is a compliment or not lol...

It is. These animals are just so darn cute!!!! Thanks!!! :clap

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 03:08 PM

So cute! I just love him (her). Can't wait to try making one. Thanks!

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 03:13 PM

I am really enjoying all of your cute patterns! Thank you so much for sharing!
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Posted 21 July 2006 - 03:21 PM

Another cute one, how do you do it, amazing, thank you

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 03:28 PM

Kristie,

Another cutie!!! Thanks for sharing the patten!

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 05:32 PM

Kristie,

It's soooooooo cute!!! Thanks for sharing!!! :clap

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 06:40 PM

Thanks again for posting your patterns. I like them all!

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 07:10 PM

Aww so cute :) I can't do that blasted loop stitch either :think

#14 KristieMN

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 07:17 PM

I have been on this forum for about 24 hours.. wait, no, more like 19 hours, and you are by far my favorite poster so far. I am not sure if that is a compliment or not lol...

It is. These animals are just so darn cute!!!! Thanks!!! :clap



:lol :lol :lol
Thank you!~ I am flattered!!

I have a few frogs I am thinking of posting too..
I am just trying something different with the feet.
Keep an eye open in the next few days or so!

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 09:42 PM

How adorable!!!! I must make it tomorrow when I wake up. Thanks for the wonderful patterns

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Posted 21 July 2006 - 10:05 PM

baaaa he is cute :D
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Posted 21 July 2006 - 11:11 PM

Ewe ;) did a great job. I love it and All of your patterns. :clap
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Posted 22 July 2006 - 06:51 AM

I am working on the lion today that I bought from your etsy shop!! I am going to have quite the zoo in a few days.

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Posted 22 July 2006 - 11:18 PM

Now, I'm making him for me!!!
Thanx so much for sharing!
Ewe so cute!
Just adorable!

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Posted 23 July 2006 - 02:08 AM

Yea! A sheep with no loopy thingies! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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