The Muse Scarlett Yvette Royal

The Muse Scarlett Yvette Royal

Friday, February 14, 2014

How to Loom a Fox



Fox Pattern

Items:
24 peg loom
looming hook
crafters needle
crochet hook
orange, white, and black yarn (doubled)
2 buttons or black beads

Terms:
CO:Cast On
EW:E-Wrap
K:Knit
P:Purl
D: Decrease
I: Increase
ID: Internal Decrease
COF:Cast Off
DSCOF: Draw String Cast Off

Head: Working Flat
Start with orange yarn
EW CO 24 pegs
Row 1-9: K 24 pegs
Row 10: K6, (Start Ear: Working between the next 5 pegs: K5 pegs 4 rows, Change to black K5 pegs 1 row, K3 pegs 3 rows, K1 peg 2 rows, Change to white, K1 peg 2 rows, K3 pegs 3 rows, K5 pegs 5 rows, change back to orange K5 pegs) K2 (work next ear repeating the ear you just did again) K6
Row 11-16: K 24 pegs
Row 17: ID from 24 to 12 pegs
Row 18-21: K12 pegs
Row 22-24: Change to white K12
Row 25: Change to black K12
DSCOF
Sew up snout, ears, and draw string your cast on to close up back of head. Stuff.

Body: Working Flat
Start with white yarn
EW CO 8 pegs then switch to orange and then EW CO 16 (Note keep both colors to allow a change in color from stomach to back of body)
Row 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15: Orange K16 pegs, White K8 Pegs
Row 2,4,6,8,10,12,14: White K8 pegs, Orange K16 pegs
Start working circular
Row 16: Orange K24 pegs
Row 17: P24 pegs
Row 18-22: K 24 pegs
Decrease every other peg from 24 to 12 pegs DSCOF
Sew up the one side of the body and stuff.

Leg 1: Make 2: Work Flat
Start with black yarn
EW CO 16 pegs
Row 1-4: K16 pegs
Row 5: D1, K13, D1, K1 (14 pegs)
Row 6: D1, K11, D1, K1 (12 Pegs)
Row 7-8: K12 pegs
Row 9,11,13,15: Orange K6 pegs, White K6 pegs
Row 10,12,14,16: White K6 pegs, Orange K 6 pegs
CO
Sew up bottom and front, and stuff.

Leg 2: Make 2: Work Flat
Start with black yarn
EW CO 16 pegs
Row 1-4: K16 pegs
Row 5: D1, K13, D1, K1 (14 pegs)
Row 6: D1, K11, D1, K1 (12 Pegs)
Row 7-8: K12 pegs
Row 9,11,13,15: White K6 pegs, Orange K6 pegs
Row 10,12,14,16: Orange K6 pegs, Whtie K6 pegs
CO
Sew up bottom and front, and stuff.

Tail: Work Flat
Start with orange
EW CO 12 pegs
Row 1-10: K 12 pegs
Row 11: I1 peg, K 12 pegs, I1 peg (14 pegs)
Row 12-14: K 14 pegs
Row 15: I1 peg, K14 pegs, I1 peg (16 pegs)
Row 16-18: K 16 pegs
Row 19: I1 peg, K16 pegs, I1 peg (18 pegs)
Row 20-21: K 18 pegs
Change to white
Row 22-25: K 18 pegs
Row 26: D1, K15, D1, K1 (16 pegs)
Row 27: D1, K13, D1, K1 (14 pegs)
Row 28: D1, K11, D1, K1 (12 pegs)
DSCOF
Sew up tail and stuff.

Assembling
Sew upper legs white facing in to the white of the body, at the very top of the body
Sew bottom legs with the sewn seam flat in the center and sew white part of the leg with white part of body and orange part of leg with orange part of body. Easy guide, sew the legs along the purled line.
Sew on head lining ears up with outer bottom legs and snout center front
Sew on tail center back bottom on purled line, with the curve of the tail curling around the bottom of the body.
Hot glue or sew on eyes.

For assistance of some of the techniques here is my video


(No video as of yet, not sure when I will get a video out.)

5 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful creation! I can't wait to try it! PS - Loomahat.com says hi :)

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  2. Another marvelous pattern! Once again, LoomaHat.com says, "Hello," to you.

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  3. Love it! I've got two legs to do and I think this is a fabulous pattern, thank you!

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    1. The ears to keep in mind are being done on a certain number of pegs in a short row series. The series is working up to a point and back down to a base. Think of it like building a pyramid from the base to the point, and back down to the base again. Hope this was helpful.

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