Choo Choo Train: Caboose by Agnes Russell

Choo Choo Train: Caboose

Crochet
January 2001
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch
in Sc
3.25 mm (D)
2.75 mm (C)
4.0 mm (G)
12.5" long
US
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Cover sturdy plastic canvas forms with pieces crocheted from worsted weight yarn to create this durable set of snap-together cars that are designed to be played with.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Materials for all pieces:
Red Heart Classic 4-ply yarn:
9 oz jockey red #902,
7 oz each Olympic blue #849, black #12 and emerald green #676,
4 oz yellow #230,
3 oz each tangerine #253 and white #1,
2 oz each nickel #401 and paddy green #686
and small amounts each cherry red #912, off-white #3, light sage #631, mid brown #339, light periwinkle #827 and skipper blue #848
Sizes C/2, D/3 and G/6 crochet hooks
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Powdered blusher
14 (70 x 90 hole) sheets 7-count
plastic canvas
2 (4 1/4”) plastic canvas radial circles (optional)
22 (3”) plastic canvas radial circles (optional)
2 mini mushroom birds
2 1/4” eyeglasses
4 (12mm) sew-on eyes
2 (15mm) sew-on eyes
38mm Fibre-Craft silver liberty bell
4 size-3 snap fasteners
Approximately 14 round lollipops
Fiberfill
Hot-glue gun
Sharp, long yarn needle

Gauge
4 sc and 4 sc rows = 1” with size G hook