Thursday, July 11, 2013
TRAIN ON THE TRACKS BOOKMARK
Worsted Weight yarn, small
amount approximately 1/8 ounce
4 yards of gray or silver
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 train button place the small
hook from the wheel side of the train.
- Yarn in the photo is CraftSmart Value (Michaels)
Gray and Red Heart Super Saver Warm Brown.
- 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 4 sts. Pull up loop in next st, remove hook and
using your small hook pull loop through the shank on the button, put hook through
from the wheels side. Replace I hook and
pull yarn snug and complete that sc and sc in remaining sts. (9 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1 turn, sc across. (9 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 weave over and
under the holes in the groove between rows 1 and 2. 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. Repeat between rows 2 and 3. When you are back to the chain, slip stitch
in each chain.
leaving about a 4 inch tail. (there will
probably be enough yarn left for the tassel.
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