A few months ago my cousin sent me a picture from a pair of baby shoes with frog applique, that she wanted for Lili. I made a quick google search for a pattern, but didn't find any. So I tried to figure out how to crochet the applique.
I must confess, that the shoes are still not ready, because the first try turned out too small for Lili's feet. And now as she is learning to walk, she needs for professional shoes. So I will use these frogs later for another project. If you have any tip what should I make with them, share with me!
- a few yards of DK weight yarn (or any weight by your choice) in green, white and red
Tools & notions:
- G / 4.00 mm hook
- safety eyes
The HeadChain 4.
R1 Ch2, make 1hdc in the 3rd st from the hook. Hdc 1 in next 3 sts. In last (corner) st make 4 hdc's. On the back side of the beginning ch-4 make 1 hdc in next 3 sts, make 2 sts in last st. Join to the top of the beg ch2 with a sl st.
R2 Ch2, make 1 hdc in same place. 1hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next 3 sts, 1hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next 2 sts. Join to the top of the beg ch2 with a sl st.
R3 Ch1. In next st make: 1sc, 2hdc, 1sc. Sl st in next 2 sts. Next st make: 1sc, 2hdc, 1sc. Sl st around to the first st.
EyesMagic ring. Ch3 and make 11 dc's in the ring. Join with a sl st to the top of the beg ch-3.
FinishingEmroider the mouth with red yarn. Sew on the eyes placing the safety eyes into the middle of the white circles.
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