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Friday, November 4, 2011

Magnetic Lime

Yeah yeah yeah, I know it's been forever.



MATERIALS
  • G hook
  • Worsted weight yarn in green, neon green, and cream.
  • Embroidery needle
  • Fiber fill
  • If desired, magnets that are strong enough to hold through yarn.



One half of rind:


R1: With green yarn, 4 Sc in magic loop.

R2: Inc every other st (6 sts)

R3: SC around (6 sts)

R4: Inc every st (12 sts)

R5: *SC 1, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (16 sts)

R6: *SC 2, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (24 sts)

R7: *SC 3, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (30 sts)

R8-R11: SC around (30 sts) Bind off

Second half of rind:


R1: With green yarn, 4 Sc in magic loop.


R2: Inc every other st (6 sts)


R3: Inc every st (12 sts)


R4: *SC 1, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (18 sts)


R5:* SC 2, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (24 sts)


R6: *SC 3, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times (30 sts)


R7-R11: SC around (30 sts)


Bind off




Flesh of fruit (make 2)


R1: With cream  yarn, 4SC in magic loop, sl st to close.


Switch to neon green yarn.


R2: CH 1, 2 SC in each st around, sl st to close (8 sts)


R3: CH 1,  *SC 1, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times, sl st to close (12 sts)


R4: CH 1,  *SC 2, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times, sl st to close (16 sts)


Switch back to cream yarn


R5: CH 1,  *SC 3, 2 SC in next st* rep 4 times, sl st to close (20 sts)


Bind off, embroider sections of fruit with cream yarn. Attach magnets to underside if
desired by sewing in tightly. Attach to rind and sew 3/4 of the way
around, stuff, then finish sewing shut. Weave in ends.

4 comments:

  1. Hi there,

    Very cute. This is very impressive that I have to break my silence.. :)

    Thank you very much for sharing...

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  2. Really adorable. I'm making a Mexican cuisine baby mobile (mother's choice) and this will be a perfect addition. :) Thanks for sharing!

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