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Happy Reindeer
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 80971AD Celebrate Christmas with everybody's favorite reindeer! This Rudolph amigurumi is great for giving as a gift or decorating your home for the holiday season.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 5 in. (12.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-124 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Toffee

Warm medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (A)

861-153 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Onyx

Deep black with onyx sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

861-134 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Copper

Golden brown with metallic copper


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

861-113 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Ruby Red

Bright scarlet red with ruby sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
1. Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


2. B,C, and D are worked holding 2 strands tog.

Wind B, C, and D into 2 balls before beg.


INSTRUCTIONS



REINDEER
HEAD AND BODY
Beg at front of head.

With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes to face.

Begin to stuff piece.

Continue stuffing as work progresses.


Rnds 7-16: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts.

Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in each st to end.

Fasten off.



TAIL
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



LEGS (make 4)
With 2 strands of B held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.

Change to A.


Rnd 3: Sc through back loop in each st around- 12 sts.


Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses.

Fasten off.



NOSE
With 2 strands of D held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.

Change to A.


Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



ANTLERS (make 2)
With 2 strands of C held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnds 2-5: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses.

Fasten off.


ANTLER TIPS (make 4)
With 2 strands of C held, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnds 2-4: Sc in each st around, stuffing as work progresses.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Antler Tips to Antlers, then sew Antlers to head.

Sew Ears to head.

Sew Legs to body.

Lightly stuff Nose and sew to face.

With 1 strand of B, embroider straight st smile.

Sew Tail to body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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