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PATRIOTIC BOO-BOO BEAR

 

designed by Irene 11/2/01

 

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Materials:

 

One Little Boo-Boo Bear crocheted in white.  

Small amounts of worsted wt. yarn (I used Simply Soft) in red, white and blue

Size "I" Hook

 

Stitches used:  "V" stitch = 1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in designated st.

                         Beg "V" stitch  = ch 4, 1 dc in same place

 

Chain 19 with blue

 

Row 1:  2 sc in first ch, (1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch) to last st; 2 sc in last st.  Ch 2, turn (28 sc)

 

Row 2:  Sc in each sc, ch 1, turn (28 sc)

 

Row 3:  Working in back loop for this row only, sc in next 5 sc, ch 4, skip 4 sc, sc in next 10 sc; ch 4, skip 4 sc, sc in rem 5 sc.  Ch 1, turn  (28 sc)  This is the sleeve row.)

 

Row 4 -  5:  Sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.  (28 sc)  Finish off.

 

Under Skirt

Row 6:  Attach white and working in back loop of this row only,  beg "V" st in same place, "V" st in each st across.

 

Row 7:  Sl st to ch 1 sp, beg "V" st in same place, "V" st in each ch 1 sp across.  Join to 3 ch of beg ch 4.  

 

Now you will be working in rounds.

 

Rnd 1:  Sl st to ch 1 sp, beg "V" st in same space, "V" st in each ch 1 space around.  Join.  Finish off

 

Rnd 2:  Attach red in any ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in same ple, ch 3, sc in same place; *(sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 3, sc in same place).  Rep from * around.  Join and finish off.

 

Upper skirt:

 

Rnd 1:  Attach white in first stitch of front loop of this row only, beg "V" st in same place, "V" st in each st across.

 

Rnd 2:  Rep Rnd 1 of Under Skirt.

 

Rnd 3:  Rep Rnd 2 of Under Skirt. 

 

Finishing Bodice

 

Row 1:  Attach white to first free loop on bodice and ch 1, sc in same place, ch 3, sc in same place; *(sc in next free loop, ch 3, sc in same place).  Rep from * to end.  Finish off.

 

Row 2:  Attach blue in first ch 3 sp and ch 1, sc in same place, ch 3, sc in same place; *(sc in next ch 3 space, ch 3, sc in same place).  Rep from * to end.  Finish off

 

Slip a piece of yarn in first and last st of neck edge and tie with bow to close.

 

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