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Dragonfly
The dragonfly will be about 16 cm tall.

Posted by Sabrina S. Published See Sabrina S.'s 7 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Head
    (Use light purple yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 5th sc (36)
    RND 7: 2 sc in each 6th sc (42)
    RND 8: 2 sc in each 7th sc (48)
    RND 9: 2 sc in each 8th sc (54)
    RND 10-23: 54 sc (54)
    RND 24: dec over each 8th and 9th sc (48)
    RND 25: dec over each 7th and 8th sc (42)
    RND 26: dec over each 6th and 7th sc (36)
    RND 27: dec over each 5th and 6th sc (30)
    RND 28: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (24)
    RND 29: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (18)
    Fill the head. Tie-off with a sl.st.

  • Step 2

    Body middle
    (Use medium purple yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 6-15: 30 sc (30)
    RND 16: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (24)
    RND 17: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (18)
    Fill the body. Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew this part to the head.

  • Step 3

    Body bottom
    (Use dark purple yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 2 sc in each 2nd sc (18)
    RND 4: 18 sc (18)
    RND 5: 2 sc in each 3rd sc (24)
    RND 6: 24 sc (24)
    RND 7: 2 sc in each 4th sc (30)
    RND 8-19: 30 sc (30)
    RND 20: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (24)
    RND 21: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (18)
    Fill the body. Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew this part to the body middle.

  • Step 4

    Wings (4x)
    (Use light blue yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    RND 3: 12 sc (12)
    RND 4: 2 sc in each 4th sc (15)
    RND 5: 15 sc (15)
    RND 6: 2 sc in each 5th sc (18)
    RND 7-20: 18 sc (18)
    RND 21: dec over each 5th and 6th sc (15)
    RND 22-23: 15 sc (15)
    RND 24: dec over each 4th and 5th sc (12)
    RND 25: 12 sc (12)
    RND 26: dec over each 3rd and 4th sc (9)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the wings to the body middle.

  • Step 5

    Antennae (2x)
    (Use dark purple yarn)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2-9: 6 sc (6)
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the antennae to the head.

  • Step 6

    Flower
    (Start with thin yellow yarn, use the small crochet needle)
    RND 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    RND 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
    (Switch to thin pink yarn)
    RND 3: 3 ch, 2 tc in the 1st sc of the ring, 3 ch, 1 sl.st in the 2nd sc of the ring, repeat this 5 times, so you will end with 6 petals around the ring
    Tie-off with a sl.st and leave enough yarn to sew the flower to the head.

  • Step 7

    Putting all the parts together
    Sew the body middle to the head. Then sew the body bottom to the body middle.

    Sew 2 wings under each other on each side of the body middle. Make sure there are about 17 stitches at the front between the wings.

    Sew the antennae to the head, somewhere at round 6.

    Sew the flower to the head, just below the antenna.

  • Step 8

    Face
    Cut 2 eyes out of black and white felt and paste these to the head, somewhere at round 12, with 6 stitches between the eyes.

    Embroider a mouth to the head, somewhere at round 21.

    Put some pink rouge or eye shadow to the cheeks.

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