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Super Value Draft Dodger
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Super Value Draft Dodger

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat® Super Value (8 oz):
    Contrast A (Natural) 1 ball
    Contrast B ( Berry) 1 ball
  • Size U.S. K or 10-1/2 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Polyester stuffing
  • 2 black buttons 1/2" in diameter for eyes
  • Needle & black thread
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

DIRECTIONS:

MEASUREMENTS
Approx. 33" long x 3" in diameter.
GAUGE

9-1/2 sc and 11 rows = 4" with 2 strands of yarn.

Note: To change color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through 2 loops, then proceed in new color. Work is done with 2 strands of yarn.
BODY
With 2 strands of A, ch 5. Join in ring.
**1st rnd: Ch 1. 6 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in every sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.**
5th rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Working in both loops, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd, changing colors as follows: With A - 24 rnds, With B - 2 rnds, with A - 4 rnds, with B - 2 rnds, with A - 3 rnds, with B - 2 rnds, with A, 20 rnds, (with B - 1 rnd, with A - 1 rnd) 4 times, with B - 2 rnds, With A - 2 rnds, with B - 14 rnds. Fasten off. Break yarn.
“End" of Body: With 2 strands of B, ch 5. Join in ring. Work from ** to ** as given above. Fasten off. Stuff Body. Sew “End" in position.
LEGS (make 4).
With B, ch 7. Join in rnd.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. 7 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd once more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 3 dc in next sc. 1 dc in next sc. 3 dc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Sew legs to body as shown in picture.
TAIL
With A, ch 8. Join in rnd.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 5 times more.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in each of next 2 sc. Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 7 sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in next dc. Miss next dc. 1 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sts.
Next rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next st. Miss next st) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Attach Tail to Body.
EARS (make 2).
With B, ch 12.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 11 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows twice more. Fasten off.
Sew Ears as shown in picture. Attach buttons for eyes. With B embroider nose and mouth.
ABBREVIATIONS
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Beginning
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Sl1PwyiB = Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn in back of work
Sl1Pwyif = Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn in front of work
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Yf = Bring yarn to front of work
Yo = Yarn overYoh = Yarn over hook

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