Tuesday, April 1, 2014
How to Loom Duck Rattle and Guide to Making Other Rattles
How to Loom Duck Rattle
24 Peg loom
Double up yarn (level 4) Yellow and Orange
Cast On: CO
Internal Decrease: ID
Draw String Cast On: DSCO
Draw String Cast Off: DSCOF
Cast Off: CO
Head: Work Flat: start with Yellow
DSCO 24 Pegs Flat
Row 1-16: K24
Row 17: ID 24to12 pegs
Change to Orange
Row 18-25: K12
Sew up beak, back of head, and stuff.
EW CO 24 Pegs Working Flat
Row 1-15: K24
Fold back and place the cast on loops onto the pegs.
Toss bottom loop over and then cast off with crochet hook.
Stuff and sew up. Then sew the head on the ring.
Note: When making other rattles just use the ring part of the pattern, take the heads of the other stuffed animal patterns and just Knit rather than E-Wrap to half the size of the head. Sew the head on the ring and you have your rattle.