Tuesday, August 12, 2014
How to Loom Knit a Turtle and Ladybug
24 peg circular loom
3 colors of yarn
CO- Cast On
COF- Cast Off
DSCOF- Draw String Cast Off
Body: Circular: 24 peg
DSCO 24 pegs in light green
Row 1-6: EW24
Row 7: Change color to dark green, P24
Row 8-18: EW24
Row 19: D every other peg tossing the bottom loop over. (12 pegs)
Close up top, stuff, and then close up the bottom.
Head: Flat: 24 Peg Circular Loom
CO 16 pegs
Row 1-4: EW
Row 5: D1 EW13 D1 EW1
Row 6: D1 EW11 D1 EW1
Row 7-11: EW
Sew up Stuff and sew onto body following the purled line.
Legs: Circular: Flower Loom
(You can use the legs as the head for the ladybug)
DSCO 12 pegs
Rows 1-6: EW
Draw string your cast on, Stuff and sew on the body purled line. Make 4. Line front legs directly by head, then count three stitches over from front legs and sew on back legs. Glue on eyes.
Ladybug Legs: Flower Loom: 6 pegs
DSCO 6 pegs
Row 1-7: EW
Sew up side, make 6 legs. Sew them lined up in 3 on each side of the ladybugs head.
Mirror Spots for shiny reflective fun.
Crochet hook size G.
Chain 10, slip stitch into first chain.
Chain 1. Single crochet 20 times all the way around creating a ring, slip stitch into first single crochet.
Chain 2 snip end pull end through and tight the chain to a knot.
Trace out your edge of your completed ring and use that as a guide to cut out mylar or sticker mirrors, to glue onto the back of your rings. Make 5. You can also use button, or felt to create spots to.