Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Gecko Bookmark
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 80356AD This funky lizard bookmark is fast and fun to make. The ease of the pattern makes it a great first project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-132 Lion Wool Yarn: Lemongrass

Medium yellowish green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 small googly eyes Small piece of red felt Craft glue

INSTRUCTIONS



GECKO
Chain 22.

Slip stitch in 2nd chain from hook, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain.


Working along opposite side of chain, chain 2, slip stitch in next chain, half double crochet in next chain, double crochet in each chain to last 2, half double crochet in next chain, slip stitch in last chain.

Fasten off.

Wrap a length of yarn around piece about 1 in.

(2.5 cm) from one end to make head.



FINISHING
Tail
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to end of body and chain 40.

Turn and work 2 single crochet in each of next 10 chains (to create corkscrew effect); single crochet in each remaining chain.


Fasten off.



Legs
From right side, join yarn with slip stitch to side of body about 3/4 in.

(2 cm) below 'neck' and chain 10.

Turn, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains (1st toe); *chain 4, double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, slip stitch in each of next 2 chains** (2nd toe); repeat from * to ** for 3rd toe.

Fasten off.

In same way, make another leg on opposite side of body, and another pair of legs about 2 in.

(5 cm) away.



Cut a small strip from felt and notch one end.

Glue in place for tongue.

Glue on eyes.

Weave in ends.

Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing support@lionbrand.com.

For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com

To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!

Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.

Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images