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ICE SKATES CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

MATERIALS:

Caron Simply Soft 4ply worsted weight yarn - #038 Victorian Rose
Lion Brand Wool-Ease #501 White Frost
Crochet Hook size F
2 - White Jumbo paper clips
4 - Small glitter white ribbon roses
Tapestry Needle
Scrap pieces of yarn or fiber-fill to stuff skates.

SKATES: (Make 2)

Attach yarn to paper clip, where indicated on diagram, with a sc. Work 9 more sc across paper clip as indicated in diagram. Ch 1, Turn.

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{(Diagram) The arrow indicates where to attach your yarn to begin, on the paper clip. The slash (/) marks indicate where to place your beginning row of sc's.}

You will be working in rounds from here on out.

Rnd 1: Working in front loops (for this rnd only), sc in each st across. (DO NOT TURN). Working on opposite side of beginning row, sc in remaining loop of each of next 10 sts. Join with sl st to beg sc. (20 sc)

Rnd 2-5: Ch 1. Sc in same st as joining and in each st around. Join with sl st to beg sc. (20 sc).

Rnd 6: Ch 1. Sc in same sp as joining. Sc in each of next 4 sts. Sk next 10 sts. Sc in each of last 5 sts. Join with sl st to beg sc. (10 sc)

Rnd 7-10: Ch 1. Sc in same sp as joining and in each st around. Join with sl st to beg sc. At end of rnd 9, Fasten off. (10 sc)

With a length of Victorian Rose yarn and tapestry needle, sew opening on "tongue" of skate closed. Weave in all loose ends.

Stuff skate firmly with scraps of yarn or fiber-fill.

Cuff

Rnd 1: With Wool-Ease White Frost, attach with sl st to top back seam of skate. Ch1. Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beg sc. (10sc)

Rnd 2: *Ch2. Sk next st. sl st in next st* Repeat around. Join to the bottom of beg ch2. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

With a length of Wool-Ease White Frost and tapestry needle, weave yarn back and forth across front of skate to form "laces". Tie in a bow at the top.

HANGER

Attach Victorian Rose yarn to inside back seam of skate just below cuff, with a sl st. Ch 60. DO NOT FASTEN OFF.. Picking up "other" skate, attach yarn with sl st to same place on back seam, just below cuff on second skate. Fasten off. Weave in all loose ends.

Tie "hanger" into a bow, letting skates dangle down a little unevenly.

Glue two small glitter white ribbon roses to front of each skate.

Pattern Design By:
Myra Ann Shaw
Copyright© February 1999

Kitty Graphic

From

Adopt-A-Cuddly-Cat

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Since 2-11-2000

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