Swan Coat Hangers For Baby
Free Crochet Pattern
2 balls Sirdar 3-ply Baby Courtelle or Bri-Nylon (sufficient for 3 hangers)
Crochet hook Metric 3.00mm/UK 12/US C2
Small coat hanger, padded and covered
Tiny baby doll for basket
Tension: 5 trebles to 1 inch
UK terms used
Sirdar Snuggly 3 Ply 50g 55% Nylon, 45% Acrylic, 50g, 3-Ply. shown in Pastel Blue
Make 5 ch., join with sl-st.
1st Rnd: 3 ch., 11 tr. in ring, join with sl-st. (12 tr).
2nd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in next tr., 2 tr. in next tr., (1 tr. in each of next 2 tr., 2 tr, in next tr.) 3 times, join with sl-st. (16 tr).
3rd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in each tr., join with sl-st. Rep. 3rd rd. 11 times, turn.
15th Rnd: Working from wrong side of work, * insert hook in next tr., take y.o.h. and around 1st and 2nd fingers of left hand 3 times, y.o.h. and draw through loops on finger, y.o.h. and draw through all rem. loops, 1 d.c. in next tr., rep. from * to end, join with sl-st., turn — 8 loops.
16th Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. in each st., join with sl-st, (16 tr).
Rep. 15th and 16th rnds. 3 times, then 15th rnd. once. Fasten off.
Make second piece. Put two pieces over covered hanger, join at centre.
TO COVER HOOK AND MAKE HEAD
Make 6 ch.
1st Row: 1 d.c. in 2nd ch. from hook, 1 d.c. in each ch.
2nd Row: 2 ch. to turn, 1 tr. In each d.c.
3rd Row: 3 ch. to turn, 1 tr. In each tr. Rep. 3rd row 4 times.
8th Row: 3 ch. to turn, 2 tr. In each of next 3 tr., 1 tr. in turning ch. (8 tr). Rep. 3rd row 3 times.
12th Row: 1 ch. to turn, (miss 1 tr., 1 d.c. in next tr.) 3 times, 1 d.c. in turning ch.
Work 2 rows d.c. on these 5 sts.
Fasten off. Put over hook and join edges. Wind yellow embroidery yarn firmly around d.c. to form beak. Work 2 eyes.
Make 6 ch., join with sl-st. to form ring.
1st Rnd: 3 ch., 15 tr. in ring, join with sl-st.
2nd Rnd: 3 ch., 1 tr. In each of next 2 tr., 2 tr. in next tr., ( 1 tr. in each of next 3 tr., 2 tr. In next tr.) 3 times (20 tr.) Join with sl-st. and make 30 ch. Sl-st. end of 30 ch. to 1st side, 30 ch., attach to other side, end off.
Stitch baby in basket, sew handles to hanger. Cover with bow.