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Scarecrow Towel Topper-

Aran, Brown, Gold/Yellow, Small amounts: red, orange

I hook

3 Buttons

1 small plastic kid's bracelet (used to be called Jelly Bracelets) or a wire ring 3"

Yarn needle

 

 

Front of Scarecrow:

Aran Yarn and I hook-

Chain 4

12 DC into 4 chain from hook. Join with slip stitch. (12 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC each stitch around. Join with Slip Stitch (24 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next stitch 2 DC in next stitch Continue around * Join with slip stitch. (36DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next 2 stitches 2 DC in the next stitch. Continue around * Join with slip stitch(48DC)

Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.

 

Sew on 2 buttons for eyes, small orange nose, red mouth

 

Straw/Hair:

Attach gold/yellow yarn to top of scarecrow.

Chain 6. Slip stitch in each chain. Slip stitch to top.

*Slip stitch in next stitch.

Slip stitch in next stitch, Chain 6, slip stitch in each chain, slip stitch in same stitch.*

Repeat *-* twice.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

Attach gold/yellow yarn to bottom of scarecrow.

Chain 6. Slip stitch in each chain. Slip stitch to top.

*Slip stitch in next stitch.

Slip stitch in next stitch, Chain 6, slip stitch in each chain, slip stitch in same stitch.*

Repeat *-* 6 times.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

 

 

 

Back of Scarecrow:

Aran Yarn-

Chain 4

12 DC into 4 chain from hook. Join with slip stitch. (12 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC each stitch around. Join with Slip Stitch (24 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next stitch 2 DC in next stitch Continue around * Join with slip stitch. (36DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next 2 stitches 2 DC in the next stitch. Continue around * Join with slip stitch(48DC)

Fasten off yarn and leave long tail to sew back to front.

 

Towel Ring:

With aran yarn-

Attach yarn to ring/bracelet.

Single crochet around the ring/bracelet.

Chain 1

Slip stitch around each stitch around.

Fasten off and leave long tail to attach to the scarecrow.

Sew top 1/2 of Ring/Bracelet to the 3 round of the back of the scarecrow.

 

Place front and back of Scarecrow together and sew 1/2 way around Scarecrow leaving bottom open.

 

 

Hat:

Attach brown yarn to top of scarecrow. Evenly crochet 11 single crochet across the top. Turn chain 2, 3 hdc in each of the back loop of each stitch.

Turn Chain 2. 1 HDC in each of the unworked loops. Slip stitch to beginning.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

 

Hanger:

Attach brown yarn to top of scarecrow behind hat.

Evenly crochet 7 single crochet across.

*Turn Chain 2 HDC across row (7hdc)

Repeat * for 4 rows

Turn Chain 2 HDC decrease the first 2 stitches HDC the next 3 stitches HDC decrease the last 2 stitches (5hdc)

Turn Chain 2 HDC in each stitch across row (5hdc)

Turn Chain 2 HDC in the first stitch Chain 2 Skip the next 2 stitches. HDC in the last 2 stitches (3 hdc 2 chains)

Turn Chain 1 SC in each stitch across including chain 2. (5sc)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew button to bottom of hanger.

Fold hanger in half and button.

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Very cute! Love the face so much!

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This is adorable. Thank you for sharing. I've saved a copy.

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Love it.. Will have to try to make a few for gifts.

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