Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Rudolph Gift Card Holder...

I have bought several gift cards for Christmas gifts and needed gift card holders so I decided to whip up this pattern - a Rudolph Gift Card Holder.  Who doesn't love Rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer?  A favorite song and movie from my childhood spilling over into all of my adulthood years.

Quick and easy pattern.  And, he's cute.  Enjoy!!!

Rudolph Gift Card Holder Pattern
Size:  approximately 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Materials:
--3.0 and 4.0mm hooks
--#4 worsted weight yarn in warm brown, dark brown, white, black and red
--tapestry needle for weaving 

U.S. Stitch Abbreviations:
Ch:  chain
Sl st:  slip stitch 
St:  stitch(es)
SC:  single crochet 
SC2tog:  single crochet 2 stitches together (creates decrease)
SC3tog:  single crochet 3 stitches together (creates decrease)
Rep:  repeat
MR:  magic ring
FO:  fasten off 

Directions:
(Front & Back Pieces are made the same way)
Make 2:
1.  With 4.0mm hook and warm brown yarn, Ch13.  SC in 2nd ch from hook and across.  Ch1 and turn.  (12)
2.  SC across.  Ch1 and turn.  (12)
3-13.  Rep #2.  At the end of Row 13, FO.  Leave a tail for attaching front and back pieces together.  

Ears (make 2):
1.  With 4.0mm hook and white yarn, Ch3.  SC in 2nd ch from hook and next ch.  Ch1 and turn.  (2)
2.  2 SC in first st, 1 SC in next st.  Ch1 and turn.  (3)
3.  2 SC in first st,1 SC in next st and 2 SC in last st.  Ch1 and turn.  (5)
4.  SC2tog, 1 SC in next st, SC2tog.  Ch1 and turn.  (3)
5.  SC3tog.  FO white yarn and join warm brown yarn.  Ch1.  (1)
6.  SC evenly around perimeter of the year.  FO and leave a tail for attaching.  

Antlers (make 2):
1.  With 3.0mm hook and dark brown yarn, ch8.  SC in 2nd ch from hook and into the next 3 ch.  Ch4.  SC in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 ch.  1 SC in each of the remaining 3 ch.  FO and leave tail for attaching.

Eyes (make 2):
1.  With 3.0mm hook and black yarn, 3 SC into MR.  Sl st join to first st and FO.  Leave tail for attaching.  
2.  With white yarn, embroider white dot in center of eye.

Nose:
1.  With 3.0mm hook and red yarn, 3 SC into MR.  Sl st join to first st and FO.  Leave tail for attaching.
2.  With white yarn, embroider white dot on one side.  

Mouth:
1.  With black yarn, embroider mouth.  (See my pics for help)

Assembly:  
1.  Add features to one panel before whipstitching them together.  (see pic)
2.  Whipstitch down side, across bottom and up other side.  FO and weave ends.
Happy Crocheting...

Legal:
--okay to make and sale your finished work
--don't claim my pattern as your own
--don't use my pics as your own
--don't share my pattern electronically or in print format but provide a link to my blog 

Merry Christmas 
And 
Happy New Year!!!





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