Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Elephant Pacifier Bib



Elephant Pacifier Bib &copy 2005



By Jocelyn Sass

Materials: Red Heart Classic worsted weight, 1-1/2 oz. #261 Maize, 1/2 oz. #412 Silver;
small amount of #312 Black;
G hook (4mm); 5/8" Velcro Sticky Back Hook and Loop Fasteners, 1 set;
pacifier or toy; sewing and tapestry needles; matching sewing thread
GAUGE 9 sc = 2 inches.

Body of Bib


Row 1: With Maize, ch 35, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across, ch 1, turn. (34).
Rows 2-34: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (34).

Divide for Neck
First Side
Row 35: Sc in first 12 sc, leaving rem sts unworked, ch 1, turn. (12).
Row 36: Dec over first 2 sc, sc in next 10 sc, ch 1, turn. (11).
Row 37: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (11).
Rows 38 & 39: Repeat Rows 36 & 37. (10).
Rows 40-45: Repeat Row 37. (10).
Fasten off.

Second Side
Row 35: Skip 10 sts from Row 34, join Maize with a sc in next st, sc in next 11 sts, ch 1, turn. (12).
Row 36: Sc in ea sc across to last 2 sc, dec over last 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (11).
Row 37: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (11).
Rows 38 & 39: Repeat Row 36 & 37. (10).
Rows 40-45: Repeat Row 37. Do not fasten off.

Rnd 46: Ch 1, working in ends of rows and in ea sc, sc around outer edge of bib, working 3 sc in corners. Join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Ties
Join Maize at top neck edge; ch 60. Fasten off. Repeat for other top neck edge. Tie ends of ch into a knot.

Head and Trunk
Row 1: With Silver, ch 9; sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across, ch 1, turn. (8).
Rows 2 & 3: 2 sc in first sc, sc in ea sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (10, 12).
Rows 4-8: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (12).
Rows 9-11: Dec over first 2 sts, sc in ea sc across to last 2 sc, dec over last 2 sc,
ch 1, turn. (10, 8, 6).
Rows 12-16: Repeat Row 4. (6).
Row 17: Repeat Row 9. (4).
Rows 18 & 19: Repeat Row 4. (4).
Row 20: (Dec over next 2 sc) twice. (2).
Rows 21-23: Repeat Row 4. (2).
Row 24: Dec over next 2 sc, ch 1, turn. (1).
Rows 25-30: Sc in sc, ch 1, turn. (1).
Rnd 31: Ch 1, working in ends of rows and in ea sc, sc around outer edge of Head and Trunk, making 3 sc in lower point of trunk; join to first sc.
Fasten off, leaving length for sewing. Sew head only to front of bib, placing top of head at neck edge, and leaving trunk free.

Eyes
With Black and Satin Stitch, embroider eyes over Rows 4 & 5.

Ears (Make 2)
Row 1: With Silver, ch 6; sc in 2nd ch from hook and in ea ch across, ch 1, turn. (5).
Rows 2 & 3: 2 sc in first sc, sc in ea sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (7, 9).
Row 4: 2 sc in first sc, sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (10).
Row 5: Sc in ea sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (11).
Rows 6 & 7: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (11).
Rows 8 & 9: Dec over first 2 sts, sc in ea sc across to last 2 sc, dec over last 2 sc,
ch 1, turn. (9, 7).
At end of first ear, ch 1, turn; at end of second ear, do not turn.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, working in ends of rows and in ea sc, sc around outer edge of Ear; join to first sc. Fasten off.
Sew Row 1 of ears to sides of head, with 'point' of ear at top.

Finishing
Sew Velcro on wrong sides of trunk, placing one side of Velcro on Row 30, and one side of Velcro on Row 24. Slip pacifer or toy through trunk, fold up and fasten.

Elephant Pacifier Bib&copy is copyrighted 2005 by Creatively Sassy
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