Ice Skate Ornament
Materials:

Caron Simply Soft 4 ply 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.

{(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 the beginning row, sc in remaining loop of each of the next 10 sts.  Join with a 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 the next 4 sts, sk next 10 sts, sc in each of the 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 of back seam of skate.  Ch 1, sc in each st around.  Join with sl st to beg sc.  (10 sc)

Rnd 2:  *Ch 2, sk next st, sl st in next st*.  Repeat around.  Join to the bottom of beg ch 2.  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 of 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 1999
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