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LARGE SWAN


SIZE: 12" tall

MATERIALS:
4-ply yarn
3 1/2 oz white
Small amount orange
Small amount rose
Small amount aqua
Fiberfill
6" x 4" pasteboard
Small amount of felt in Pink, White and Black
18" of 3/8" wide pink satin ribbon
Glue
Yarn needle

Crochet hook size G/6 (4.50inm)

GAUGE: 4 sts=1"; 4 sc rows=1"

HEAD
Rnd 1: With white yarn, ch 2, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join, use a yarn marker. (6)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (12)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (18)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (24)
Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (30)
Rnd 6: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 7: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (36)
Rnds 8-12: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 13: (Sc in next 4 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (30)
Rnd 14: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 15: (Sc in next 3 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (24)
Rnd 16: (Sc in next 2 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (18) Stuff firmly with fiberfill.
Rnd 17: (Sc in next st, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (12)
Rnd 18: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times, sl st in next st, fasten off. (6)

NECK
Beg at top of the neck, with white yarn, ch 24, join to form a ring, ch 1.
Rnd 1: Sc in each ch around, do not join, use a yarn marker. (24)
Rnds 2-19: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 20: (Sk 2 sts, work 3 dc in next st, ch 1, work 3 dc in same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st) 4 times, sl st to next st, fasten off.

Stuff firmly with fiberfill. Place head on top of neck and stitch in place.

BODY
Beg at center bottom of body, with white yarn, ch 12.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 9 chs, work 3 sc in next ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 9 chs, work 2 sc in next ch, do not join rnds, use a yarn marker. (24)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (2 sc in next st) 2 times. (30)
Rnd 3: Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (36)
Rnd 4: Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (42)
Rnd 5: Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (48)
Rnd 6: Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (54)
Rnd 7: Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, (sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (60)
Rnd 8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: Working in back lps only for this rnd, sc in each back lps around.
Rnd 10: Hdc in each st around.
Rnd 11: (Hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st) 12 times. (72)
Rnd 12: Rep Rnd 10.
Rnd 13: (Hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st) 12 times. (84)
Rnds 14 & 15: Rep Rnd 10.
Rnd 16: (Hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st) 12 times. (96)
Rnd 17: Rep Rnd 10.
Rnd 18: (Hdc in next 6 sts, dec 1 hdc over next 2 sts) 12 times. (84)
Cut pasteboard in an oval to fit into the bottom of the body and glue in place. Allow to dry completely.
Rnd 19: (Hdc in next 5 sts, dec 1 hdc over next 2 sts) 12 times. (72)
Rnd 20: (Hdc in next 4 sts, dec 1 hdc over next 2 sts) 12 times. (60)
Rnd 21: (Hdc in next 3 sts, dec 1 hdc over next 2 sts) 12 times, (48)
Rnd 22: (Sc in next 6 sts, dec 1sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (42)
Rnd 23: (Sc in next 5 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (36)
Rnd 24: (Sc in next 4 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (30) Stuff firmly with fiberfill.
Rnd 25: (Sc in next 3 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (24)
Rnd 26: (Sc in next 2 sts, dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (18)
Rnd 27 (Sc in next st, dec 1sc over next 2 sts) 6 times. (12)
Rnd 28: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sts) 6 times, sl st in next st, fasten off. (6)
Position bottom of neck over front of body. Stitch in place.

TAIL
Beg at top of tail, with white yarn, ch 6.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 chs, 2 sc in next ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 3chs, 2sc in next ch,do not join, use a yarn marker to mark rnds (12)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, (2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 3 sts, (work 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (18)
Rnds 3 & 4: Sc in each St around.
Rnd 5: Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 3 times, sc in next 3 sts, (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 2 times. (24)
Rnds 6-8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next St, sc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 2 sts, 2, sc in next St) 3 times, sc in next 3 sts, (sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next St) 2 times. (30)
Rnd 10: Sc in each St around, sl st in next St, fasten off.
Stuff firmly with fiberfill. Stitch to top back of body.

WINGS (make 2)
Row 1: With white yarn, ch 61, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. (60)
Row 2: Sc in each St across, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: (Sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, 3 dc in same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st) 10 times, fasten off. Center over back in front of tail and across each side. Stitch in place.

BEAK
Rnd 1: With orange yarn, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 chs, 3 sc in next ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 3 chs, 2 sc in next ch, do not join, use a yarn marker to mark rnds. (12) Rnds 2-5: Sc in each St around.
Rnd 6: Work 2 sc in next St, sc in next 3 sts, (2 sc in next St) 3 times, sc in next 3 sts, (2 sc in next St) 2 times. (18)
Rnd 7: Sc in each St around.
Rnd 8: Sc in each St around, sl st in next st, fasten off.
Stuff firmly with fiberfill and stitch in place to front of head.

SHAWL
Row 1: With rose yarn, ch 76, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next 14 chs, (ch 5, sk 2 chs, sc in next ch) 15 times, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: sl st up side of 1st lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 14 times, ch I turn
Row 3: sl st up side of 1st lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 13 times, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: sl st up side of 1st lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 12 times, fasten off.
Place around neck and tie ends.

BONNET
Beg at center back of bonnet, with aqua yarn, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join, use a yarn marker to mark rnds.(6)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. (12)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (18)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (24)
Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 6 times. (30)
Rnd 6: Working in back lps for this rnd only, hdc in each st around, sl st in next st to join, ch 2.
Rnds 7 & 8: Hdc in each st around, join, ch 2.
Row 9: SI st in next 5 sts, ch 2, hdc in next 20 sts, ch 2, turn. (20)
Row 10: Hdc in each st across, ch 2, turn.
Row 11: (Hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st) 5 times, (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st) 5 times, ch 2, turn. (30)
Row 12: (Hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st) 3 times, (2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st) 3 times, fasten off aqua, attach rose, ch 1, turn. (36)
Row 13: (Sk 2 sts, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, 3 dc in same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st) 6 times, fasten off.
Thread ribbon up one side of Rnd 9, over the front of the bonnet and down through the other end of Rnd 9. Place on head. Tie ribbon in a bow under head.

FINISHING
From white felt, cut two eyes. Glue to front of head above beak. From black felt, cut two pupils and glue to front of eyes. From pink felt, cut two eyelids and glue to top of eyes.
From black felt, cut two eyelashes, glue to eyelids and down sides of eyes. Cut two nostrils from black felt and glue to top end of beak.

Pattern for facial features

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