Brown Sugar Blockety Ducky Baby Rattle and Toy

Best Blog Tips




We have now made three Blockety Duckies, which can be moved around and stacked by
Baby in a fun game, and if all of them tumble down rattling, the fun is even greater. Don’t you love to hear a toddler giggle?

Materials:
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Coffee (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Cafe (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Soft Brown (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Pumpkin (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Gold (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Black (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn White (scraps)
Red Heart worsted weight yarn Petal Pink (scraps)
Crochet hook size G (for beak, tail and bangs)
Crochet hook size H
Crochet hook size F (only for eyes)
Scissors
Fiberfill
Measuring tape
1 or cat balls with a bell inside (you find those in the pet aisle of your local pet shop or WalMart) or 1 Squeaker.
Blunt needle

Block size: Approx. 5” W x 4-1/2” L.

Note- Unless F or G hook is specified, use crochet hook size H.

Body Blocks

Block # 1-
With Coffee, ch 21.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Coffee, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 10- Join Café. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 11 to 16- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 17- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Café, leaving long tail to sew with.

Block #2-
With Coffee, ch 21.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Coffee, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 10- Join Soft Brown. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 11 to 16- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 17- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Soft Brown, leaving long tail to sew with.

Block #3-
With Coffee, ch 21.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Coffee, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 10- Join Soft Brown. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 11 to 16- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 17- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Soft Brown, leaving long tail to sew with.

Block # 4-
With Coffee, ch 21.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Coffee, leaving long tail to sew with.
Row 10- Join Café. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 11 to 16- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 17- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Café, leaving long tail to sew with.

Blocks #5 and #6 (Top and Bottom Blocks)-
With Coffee, ch 21.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook and in each ch across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 to 8- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Rows 10 to 20- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 21- 1 sc in each sc across. (20 sc) Fasten off Coffee, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew all two-toned blocks together, interspersing one Café/Coffee with one Soft Brown/Coffee until you have joined the four of them. Fasten off, weave in tail.
Sew one of the whole Coffee blocks to the bottom. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Wings (make 2)-
With H hook and Coffee. Ch 16.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. (15 sc.) Ch 1, turn.
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (15 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each sc across. (15 sc) Fasten off Coffee, weave in tail.
Row 4- Join Café. Work 1 sc in each sc across. (15 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (15 sc) Fasten off Café, weave in tail.
Row 6- Join Soft Brown. Make 1 sc in each sc across. (15 sc) Ch 3, turn.
Row 7- 1 dc in same spot as ch 3, 4 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in next sc, sl st in next sc, 1 hdc and 1 dc in next sc, 4 dc in next sc, 1 dc and 1 hdc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in next sc, sl st in next sc, 1 hdc and 1 dc in next sc, 4 dc in next sc, 1 dc and 1 hdc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in last sc. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Pin the wings to the side blocks (Café/Coffee blocks) as seen in photos, sew in place, weave in tails.

Feet (Make 4)-
Pieces 1 and 2-
With H hook and Carrot, ch 10.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, leave last 3 sc unworked. Ch 4, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (9 sc)
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 6- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 7- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, leave last 3 sc unworked. Ch 4, turn.
Row 8- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (9 sc)
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.

Pieces 3 and 4-
With H hook and Carrot, ch 10.
Row 1- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 3- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, leave last 3 sc unworked. Ch 4, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (9 sc)
Row 5- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 6- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Ch 1, turn.
Row 7- 1 sc in each of first 6 sc, leave last 3 sc unworked. Ch 4, turn.
Row 8- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (9 sc)
Row 9- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Sew two pieces of foot together, stuff lightly and set aside. Repeat with the other two pieces to form the other foot. Stuff lightly. Sew each foot in place, fasten off. Weave in tail.

Tail (Make 2)-
Triangle #1-
With Coffee and G hook, ch 3.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook, ch 2, turn. (2 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 sc, Ch 2, turn. (3 sc)
Row 3- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. (4 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next sc across. (6 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in 1 sc in second ch from hook, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. (9 sc)
Row 6- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Fasten off, weave in tail.
Triangle #2-
With Coffee and G hook, ch 3.
Row 1- 1 sc in third ch from hook, ch 2, turn. (2 sc)
Row 2- 1 sc in second ch from hook and in each of next 2 sc, Ch 2, turn. (3 sc)
Row 3- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. (4 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 4- 1 sc in second ch from hook, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next sc across. (6 sc) Ch 2, turn.
Row 5- 1 sc in 1 sc in second ch from hook, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. (9 sc)
Row 6- 1 sc in each sc across. (9 sc) Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.

Sew sides of triangle #1 to Triangle #2, leaving flat bottom open on both triangles (base of triangle.) Stuff lightly with fiberfill. Measure back and pin tail in place. Thread needle with leftover tail and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Beak-
With Carrot and G hook, ch 11.
Rnd 1- 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk and all across. Working in opposite side across foundation loops of beginning chain, make 1 sc per loop. Sl st to join rnd. (20 sc)
Rnd 2- 1 sc in each sc around. (20 sc)
Rnd 3- Rep row 2. (20 sc)
Rows 3to 5- Rep row 2. (20 sc)
Row 6- This time you will only work on the top of the beak. Slip st in first st, 1 sc in each of next 9 sc, sl st in next sc. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with. Stuff beak with fiberfill. Measure Front and center beak. Pin in place. Thread blunt needle with leftover tail and sew in place.

Optional- Thread blunt needle with Black yarn and embroider nostrils on upper part of beak. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Eyes (Make 2)-
With Black and F hook, ch 2.
Rnd 1- Work 6 sc in second ch from hook. Sl st to join rnd. Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Semi-rnd 2- Join White. Work 2 sc in first sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sl st in next sc, fasten off, leaving long tail to sew with.
Pin eyes in place as seen in photos, thread blunt needle and sew in place. Fasten off, weave in ends.

Bangs-
With Gold and G hook work bangs as follows:
Row 1- Skip first 6 sc of Front, join Gold to front loop of next sc, ch 10, sl st in next sc, (work only on front loops, reserving back loops to sew this part of the head) *ch 10, sl st in next sc, rep from * 6 more times, forming a total of 7 loops. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Stuff Blockety Ducky Brown Sugar’s Body, insert cat ball or squicker, place last Coffee block on top and sew all around. Fasten off, weave in tail.

Done!

.............
Heaven Is It For Real?

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post a Comment