Saturday, December 7, 2013

Crocodile Pattern


Pattern created using US terminology.
Double crochet, treble cluster : [Yo, insert hook in next ch, yo, draw up 1 loop,yo, draw through 2 loops on hook,( yo)2 times, insert hook in same st,yo, draw up l loop, yo, draw through 2 loop, yo, draw through 2 loops, yo,insert hook in same ch, yo, draw up 1 loop,yo, draw through 2 loops on hook,yo draw through all 4 loops. Cluster made.

Foundation: 34ch

Row 1:    4dc in 4th ch from hook, miss 1ch, 1sc in each next 4 ch, miss 
               1ch, 1dc,1tr,1dc)Cl in next ch,1ch,(1sc in next 2 ch,2dc tog over
               next  2ch,4ch p) 3 times,  
               (1sc in next 2 ch,2sc tog over next 2ch)2 times, 1sc in next 2 ch,
               3sc in last ch, continuing on other side of foundation ch, 
               beginning on 2nd ch,

Row 2:   1sc in next 2 ch, 2sc in each of next 2 ch, 1sc in next 2 ch, 2hdc 
              in each of next 2 ch, 1dc in each next 11ch, 1hdc in each next 
              3 ch, slst in next ch,  8ch turn

Row 3:    2sc in 2nd ch from hook,1sc in each next 6 ch,miss slst,1 slst in 
                next hdc,

Front Leg 1
Row 1:     *{1sc in next 2 sts,1ch turn
Row 2:     repeat row 1 front leg
Row3 :     1sc in next 2 sts,3ch , slst in same st as last sc on row 1*,
                 slst in next st on body.

Front Leg 2
                Repeat from * to * }
                Slst in next 4 sts on body.

Back Legs Repeat from to }.
                  Fasten Off

                  Join contrast in 3rd ch of lower mouth
                  3ch p, miss 1ch, slst in next ch, 3ch p, miss 1ch,  slst in next ch,
                  miss next ch of lower mouth and 1st ch of upper mouth,
                  slst in next ch, 3ch p,miss 1ch, slst in next ch,3ch p,miss 1ch,
                  slst in next ch.
                  Fasten off.
Embroider eye over middle of cluster.

Stitches you will need to know
Slst  = slip stitch
ch    = chain
sc     = single crochet
hdc  = half double crochet
dc    = double crochet
tr     = treble
dtr   = double treble
2sc tog = 2 single crochet together
2dc tog= 2 double crochet together
3ch p = 3 chain picot
4ch p = 4 chain picot
M = Main Color
= Contrast
This pattern is for personal use only. Please DO NOT sell  this pattern  without my consent. 
All I ask is for recognition for the creating of this pattern

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