Monday, November 1, 2010

Free Crochet Turkey Pattern


Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is only 3 weeks away. Today I am sharing one of my turkey crochet patterns. I like to put these in the Thanksgiving cards
to be mailed to our relatives who won't be coming home for Thanksgiving. they are very quick and easy to make.
Thanksgiving Crocheted Turkey
Materials:
Small amounts brown, red, and variegated yarn.
G Hook
Small black bead or wiggly eye

Body:
Using brown, chain 3 and join.
Round 1: 8 dc in circle. Join to top of ch3.
Round 2: 2dc in each dc of round 1. (16dc)
Weave in ends.

Head:
Join red with a slip stitch in any dc from round 2.
Chain 3, 2dc, chain 3, sl in same dc.
Weave in ends.

Tail:
Join variegated yarn to the 5th dc back from head with sl.
Chain 5 and join to same dc with slip stitch.
Chain 5 and slip stitch to next dc.
Chain 7 and slip stitch to next dc.
Chain 7 and slip stitch to next dc.
Chain 9 and slip stitch to next dc.
Chain 9 and slip stitch to next dc.
Weave in ends.

Feet:
Join red with a slip stitch to 2nd dc away from end of tail.
Chain 3, slip stitch in next dc.
Chain 3 and slip stitch in next dc.
Weave in ends.

Finishing:
Glue black bead or wiggly eye to head.

Suggestions for use:
Glue turkey to a magnet or napkin ring.
Sew to clothing, napkin, placemat, bag, etc.
Attach a ribbon and hang from cabinet knob.
Glue a bar pin or use safety pin to attach to clothes.

4 comments:

grandmahotstuff5 said...

HOW CLEAVER AND CUTE THANKS FOR SHARING THESE CUTE TURKEYS.

Anonymous said...

adorable pattern! can't wait to make! thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

what an adorable pattern...thanks for sharing...

Cece said...

Oh so cute......I love it!!!