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Animal rattle By Ilse Naaijkens. Facebook page: Schoon van de HAAK This is a free pattern designed by Ilse Naaijkens. Feel free to use it but when you do please mention my name and facebook-page!!

The pattern consists of a basic designed rattle and several small applications to make the animal you choose. The heading above concerning description will speak for itself. I wish you lots of fun and look forward to your creation!


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Cotton for hook size 2,5mm-3,5mm Crochet hook size 3.0 Stuffing Rattle (example) ďƒ  Tapestry needle Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS Chain, slip stitch, single crochet (sc), half double chrochet (hdc), magic ring, loop stitch st2tog: chrochet 2 stitches together. (you may look at youtube to find all wide range of examples) For example: loop stitch http://youtu.be/iuR0OlDqH0g

Pattern Rattle head and handle (this is the base for each animal rattle) 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (18) 4. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (24) 5. *3sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (30) 6. 1sc in each sc around (30) 7. *4 sc, 2sc in next * repeat 6x. (36) 8. *5 sc, 2sc in next * repeat 6x. (42) 9-12. 1sc in each sc around (42) 13. *5sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (36) 14. *4sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (30) 15. 1sc in each sc around (30) 16. *3sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (24) Stuff the head and insert the rattle. 17. *2sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (18) 18. *1sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (12) 19-20. 1sc in each sc around (12) Stuff the head al little more. 21. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (18) Change color if you like 22-38. 1sc in each sc around (18) Stuff the handle firmly. 39. *1sc, st2tog * repeat 6x. (12) 40. *1sc, st2tog * repeat 4x. (8) End off, cut the thread and weave in the end into the handle.


Eyes (panda) Make two 8sc in magic ring End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Ears (panda-bear and monkey) Make two 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3-4. 1sc in each sc around (12) 5. *1sc, st2tog * repeat 4x (8) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Ears (pig) Make two 1. chain 6 2-4 5sc, chain 1 5. st2tog, 1sc, st2tog, chain 1 6-7. 3sc, chain 1 8. st3tog (caution: crochet 3 stitches together) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Ears (mouse) Make two 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (18) 4. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (24) 5. *3sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (30) 6-8 1sc in each sc around (30) 9. *3sc, sc2tog* repeat 6x. (24) 10. *2sc, sc2tog* repeat 6x. (18) 11. *1sc, sc2tog* repeat 6x. (12) 12. *sc2tog* repeat 6x. (6) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. fold the ear so that a curved earpiece arises. If you like you can make an inner ear with a different color; Make two 1. 5sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (10) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 5x. (15) End off and attach to inner ear. Ears (rabbit) Make two 1. 4sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (8) 3. 1sc in each sc around (8) 4. *1sc, 2sc in next* 4x herh. (12) 5-13 1sc in each sc around (12) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head.

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Ears (elephant) Make two 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (18) 4. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (24) 5. *3sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (30) 6. *4sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (36) 7. *5sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (42) 8. *5sc, sc2tog* repeat 6x. (36) 9. *4sc, sc2tog* repeat 6x. (30) Fold the circle to a semicircle as in the picture. Then crochet to each other in the following way: 10. 5sc, *sc2tog* (2x), 5sc, slipstitch in the last stitch. Leave a long thread, weave through the ear to the beginning of the magic ring and attach it to the head. Nose (bear) 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (18) 4. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 6x. (24) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Nose (monkey) Caution, now you also work in the round (meaning you are crocheting at the top and bottom side of your chain) 1. chain 5 2. 2sc in 1chain, 2sc, *2sc in 1chain* 2x, 2sc, 2sc in 1chain (12) 3. 2sc in 1sc, 4sc, *2sc in 1sc* 2x, 4sc, 2sc in 1sc (16) 4. 2sc in 1sc, 6sc, *2sc in 1sc* 2x, 6sc, 2sc in 1sc (20) 5. 2sc in 1sc, 10sc, *2sc in 1sc* 2x, 6sc, 2sc in 1sc (24) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Nose (pig) Caution, now you also work in the round (meaning you are crocheting at the top and bottom side of your chain) 1. chain 7 2. 6sc, 2sc in 1chain, 4sc, 2sc in 1chain (14) 3-4. 1sc in each sc around (14) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. When you almost attached the nose you can stuff it slightly so it will be a solid nose. Nose (elaphant) 1. 6sc in magic ring 2. 2sc in each sc around (12) 3. 1sc in each sc around but IN BACK LOOP ONLY (12) 4-11. 1sc in each sc around (through both loops) (12) 12. *2sc in 1sc* 4x, 3sc,*2sc in 1sc* 2x, 3sc (18) 13. 3sc, 2sc in 1sc* 2x, 1sc (20) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. After stuffing the nose you can use the beginning thread of the magic ring to form the nose. (picture)


Nose (mouse) 1. 4sc in magic ring (4) 2. 1sc in each sc around (4) 3. 2sc in each sc around (8) 4. 1sc in each sc around (8) 5. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (12) 6. 1sc in each sc around (12) 7. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (16) 8. 1sc in each sc around (16) 9. *3sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (20) 10. 1sc in each sc around (20) 11. *4sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (24) 12. 1sc in each sc around (24) 13. *5sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (28) 14. 1sc in each sc around (28) 15. *6sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (32) 16. 1sc in each sc around (32) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Eyes (frog) Make two 1. 4sc in magic ring (4) 2. 2sc in each sc around (8) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (12) 4. *2sc, 2sc in next* repeat 4x. (16) 5. 1sc in each sc around (16) 6. 1sc in each sc around (16) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Ears (lion) Make two 1. 3sc in magic ring (3) 2. 2sc in each sc around (6) 3. *1sc, 2sc in next* 3x herh (9) 4. 1sc in each sc around (9) 5. 1sc in each sc around (9) End off and leave a long thread to attach it to the head. Mane (lion) To get the lion mane look I used the loop stitch. http://youtu.be/iuR0OlDqH0g To begin I made a circle using the loop stitch, around the head in front of the ears. After that I filled up the space by crocheting in a spiral using the loop stitch from the outside to the inside.


TIE Chain 21. Join the chain around the neck of the animal by using a slip stitch. Chain 10 hdc in third chain from hook, make 7 more hdc in each chain after that. End off by making a slip stitch at the begin chain around the neck. BOW Chain 7 6sc, chain 1 6sc, chain 1 6sc, chain 1 End off, leave a long thread and weave it to the centre of the bow. Wind it around the middle for several times make a knot and leave a small piece of thread to attach it to the head. You can make a bow in several sizes. Bows can be made in all shapes and sizes. Look for youself what you like. You can make a longer chain and fold it to get a thicker bow.


Pattern animal rattle