035 Reindeer Rudolf by LittleOwlsHut

035 Reindeer Rudolf

Crochet
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 2 inches
in sc
1.4 mm
1.0 mm
450 - 500 yards (411 - 457 m)
Finished size approx. 20 cm (8 inches) high (not including antlers).
US
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Skill level:
intermediate

Skills required:
Magic ring
Crochet in rounds
Single crochet
Increasing
Decreasing
Slip stitch
Crochet around the wire
Basic sewing

Materials and tools
• Yarn: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi); 231 yards (211 meters) per 50 gr skein. 60% wool, 40% Nylon. Main colors:
Beige (peach, light peach) – for a head and a tummy, you need approximately 25 gr
Sandy brown (dark orange) - for the body, you need approximately 50 gr
Light reddish-brown - for a nose, you need approximately 10 gr
Scrap of white yarn for the “shine” on the nose, fringe, and tail of the reindeer.
Addition colors:
2 times thinner yarn than the main one. You may use yarn of the same weight but split yarn in half.
Brown yarn for horns - you will need approx. 5 gr
Black - for the reindeer’s mouth and embroidery – approx. 5 gr
• Steel hook 1.4 mm (US steel hook – 9; UK Steel hook – 5) for main parts
• Steel hook 1 mm (US steel hook – 12; UK Steel hook – 6.5) for the thin yarn (open mouth, antlers)
• 4 sewing pins.
• Single core copper wire 1 mm diameter for antlers - approx. 60 cm and 2 mm diameter for the frame - approx. 150 cm.
• Adhesive plaster tape with fabric base 1-1.5 cm wide to work up the wire cuts (the one you use to cover wounds)
• Chenille wire for the mouth - approx. 15 cm.
• Stuffing – hollofiber or padding polyester.
• A small piece of white fleece or felt for the eyes.
• Flat ready-made eyes for toys or beads of the matching size.
• Glue if you use flat ready-made eyes for toys.
• A sewing needle and tapestry needle to join parts.

Finished size:
Finished size approx. 20 cm (8 inches) high (not including antlers).

About this pattern
We use USA terminology in this pattern (don’t worry if you use UK terms, all the differences are explained in the pattern).

This pattern easy to follow with step-by-step instructions (with detailed instructions, tips, photos illustrating the process)

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