Saturday, September 1, 2007
Free pattern for Mouse Note Keeper
MOUSE NOTE KEEPER
MATERIALS: 4-ply yarn-smal amount gray and yellow: Polyester fiberfill: scrap black felt: two 7mm. Wigly eyes; mouse trap; three 3” piece heavy black thread; glue; G hook.
Finished Size 1 ½” high.
Rnd1: With gray, ch4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc (8)
Rnd 2: Ch1,2 sc in each st around, join as before (16).
Rnds 3-5: Ch1, sc in each st around, join.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next st) 5 times, sc in last st, join (11).
Rnd 7: Repeat rnd 3. Stuff
Rnd 8: Ch1, (sc next 2 sts tog, sc in next st) 3 times, sc last 2 ts tog, join (7).
Rnd 9: Repeat rnd 3. Stuff
Rnd 10: Ch1, (sc next 2 sts tog) 3 times, sc in last st, join (4). Leaving 6” for weaving, fasten off. Weave end through last rnd, pull tight. Secure.
For the first ear, with last rnd in body facing you, join gray with sl st in any ston rnd 7, * ch 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slst in same st as first slst. Fasten off *. Skip next 2 sts on rnd 7. Join gray with sl st in next st; repeat between * for second ear.
For tail, join gray with sl st inc enter of rnd 1 on body, ch 12. Fasten off.
For Whiskers, cover thread with glue to stiffen; glue thread centered on pointed-end of body. For nose, from blac felt, cut ¼” circle, glue thread centered of whiskers. Glue eyes in place.
Row 1: With yellow, ch3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, turn (2).
Row 2: Ch1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
Glue mouse and cheese to mouse trap!
Here is a list of crochet stitches and their abreviations.
Chain Stitch (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Stitches Together (sts tog)
Single Crochet (sc)