Thursday, July 11, 2013
CAR ON THE ROAD BOOKMARK
Worsted Weight yarn, small
amount approximately 1/8 ounce
4 yards of yellow or white
worsted weight yarn (from outside of skein)
Crochet hook small enough to
fit through shank of button (I used a 5/1.90 mm)
- Read instructions through before beginning.
- If you don’t have a crochet hook small enough to
pull the yarn through the button you can sew it on with the beginning tail
and a tapestry needle.
- When placing the car button place the small hook
from the top of the car.
- Yarn in the photo is CraftSmart Value (Michaels)
Gray and Caron One Pound Sunflower.
- I bought the buttons at JoAnn and Michaels.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each
remaining st. (9 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1 turn, sc in 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc
in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in remaining sts. (11 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1 turn, sc in 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc
in remaining 5 sts. (12 sts)
Row 4: Ch 1 turn, sc in 5 sts. Pull up loop in next st, remove hook and
using your small hook pull loop through the shank on the button. Replace I hook and pull yarn snug and
complete that sc and sc in remaining sts.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Using yarn from
the outside of the skein and leaving a 4 inch tail, ch 30. Cut yarn tail about 2 yards long and pull
through to fasten off. Thread yarn
through the tapestry needle and starting on the right hand edge of the road
weave over and under the holes in the center. Snug the chain up to the edge. When
you get to the left end, weave back going over and under the opposite way you
did the first time. When you are back to
the chain, slip stitch in each chain.
leaving about a 4 inch tail.
Using yarn from the outside of the skein cut 3 strands of yarn about 6 inches long.
Fold in half and draw loop through the
last chain of tail with a crochet hook. Draw the loose ends of the strands through
the loop and pull them down tightly to form a knot. Trim ends of tassel evenly.