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Wedding gifts: BRIDE AND GROOM LOVEBIRDS , free crochet patterns

Amirugumi, Crochet, Wedding day  |  August 31st 2011  |  0 Comment

BRIDE AND GROOM LOVEBIRDS


free crochet patterns

BODY
2 sc
6 sc in second chain from hook
2 sc in each sc (12st)
[1 sc, inc] (18st)
1 sc in each (18st)
1 sc in each (18st)
1 sc in each (18st)
1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (21 st)
2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (24 st)
3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (27 st)
4 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (30 st)
1 sc in each (30 st)
1 sc in each (30 st)
1 sc in each (30 st)
1 sc in each (30 st)
4 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (27 st)
3 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 3 sc, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (24 st)
2 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec, 2 sc, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (21 st)
1 sc, dec, 1 sc, dec, 1 sc, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (18 st)
Dec, dec, dec , 1 sc in each of the next 12 st (15 st)
Insert or sew on eyes
Stuff body
Dec, dec, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 9 st (12 st)
Dec, dec, dec, 1 sc in each of the next 6 st (9 st)
1 sc in each (9 st)
1 sc in each (9 st)
2 sc in each (18 st)
Brides tail – [3 HDC in 1 sc, ss, skip 1 st]
Grooms tail – HDC in each

GROOM’s TOP HAT
(barrel part of top hat)
2 sc
6 sc in second chain from hook
2 sc in each sc (12st)
Inside loops only – 1 sc in each (12 sc)
1 sc in each (12 st)
1 sc in each (12 st)
Fasten off leaving enough yarn to sew visor part of top hat on and to sew hat to head
(visor part of top hat)
2 sc
6 sc in second chain from hook
2 sc in each sc (12st)
[1 sc, inc] (18st)
Fasten off and weave in ends
Lightly stuff barrel part of top hat and sew to visor part
Sew onto groom’s head

FLOWERS (make 4, 3 for Bride’s veil and 1 for Groom’s corsage)
2 sc
6 sc in second chain from hook
[3 HDC in 1 sc, ss, skip 1 st] 3 times
Fasten off
Attach to bride and groom with a button as center of flower

DETAILING
Use a small piece of tulle or lace for Bride’s veil and “overlay” on her wings
Cut and sew on wing or heart-shaped wing, out of felt, for wings on both lovebird
Cut and sew a diamond shape beak, out of felt, for beaks on both lovebirds

ABBREVIATION KEY
Sc = single crochet
St = stitch
Ss = slip stitch
HDC = half double crochet
[  ] = repeat instructions within bracket to end of round
Inc = increase
Dec = decrease

Source: craftser.org