Saturday, December 13, 2008

Christmas Light Bulb Ornament



By Jocelyn Sass
Light Bulb Ornament is copyrighted by Cute Crochet 2008

You may print it for your personal use, but you may not copy, distribute it, or sell it. You may link to the main page of Cute Crochet from your personal website, if desired at: http://www.cutecrochet.com.

CHRISTMAS LIGHT BULB ORNAMENT

Size: Measures 4-1/2" long

Gauge: 9 sc = 2 inches
4 rows = 1 inch
Materials: Red Heart Super Saver 4-ply worsted weight yarn, 1/2 oz. ea #319 Cherry Red, #324 Bright Yellow OR #672 Spring Green (MC), small amount #412 Silver,
F (3.75mm) hook; ornament hanger; polyester fiberfill; sewing and tapestry needle;

NOTE: Do not join rnds unless indicated. Mark first stitch of each rnd.
SHOWN BEST WHEN MADE IN SEVERAL BRIGHT COLORS AND GROUPED TOGETHER

ORNAMENT BODY

Rnd 1: Starting at bottom of ornament, with MC and F hook, ch 2;
6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6).

Rnd 2: Sc in ea sc around. (6).

Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (9).

Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (12).

Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (15).

Rnd 6: (Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (18).

Rnd 7: (Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (21).

Rnd 8: (Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (24).

Rnd 9: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (30).

Rnds 10-14: Sc in ea sc around. (30).

Rnd 15: (Sc in next 3 sc, dec over next 2 sc) around. (24). Begin stuffing ornament.

Rnd 16: (Sc in next 2 sc, dec over next 2 sc) around. (18).

Rnd 17: Sc in ea sc around. (18). Continue stuffing.

Rnd 18: (Sc in next sc, dec over next 2 sc) around. (12). Finish stuffing ornament.

Rnd 19: (Dec over next 2 sc) around. (6).

Fasten off, leaving length for sewing. Sewing opening closed.

Metal Socket/Plug

Rnd 1: With Silver and F hook, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6).

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around. (12).

Rnd 3: Working in Back Loops only, sc in ea sc around. (12).

Rnd 4: Sc in ea sc around, join with a sl st to first sc.

Fasten off , leaving length for sewing. Stuff socket lightly with a small amount of Silver yarn. and sew to top of light bulb as shown in photo.
Attach ornament hanger.
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