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Seal Ornament

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Christmas Seal 2001
Designed by Pacy Reilly

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Materials
 
Size F crochet hook
1/2 oz Red Heart Aran Fleck 4 ply worsted weight yarn
Three 6 mm 1/2 round eyes, one cut in half
String of plastic Christmas lights
Small amount black bristles cut from a hair brush
Gold thread (for hanger)
Glue gun
Fiberfill
 
Main Body
 
Ch 2.
Do not turn at end of rnds unless specified.
Rnd 1: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with a sl st, ch 1. (4 sc)
Rnd 2: Sc in 1st st, 2 sc in next, around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (6 sc)
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (6 sc)
Rnd 4: Sc in 1st st, 2 sc in next, around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (9 sc)
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (9 sc)
Rnds  6: 2 sc in 1st 3 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (8 sc, 2 decs)
Rnd 7: Sc in 1st 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last st, ch 1. (10 sc, 1 dec)
Rnd 8: Sc in 1st 2 sts, 2 sc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (10 sc, 2 decs)
Rnd 9: Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts,  join with a sl st, ch 1. (9 sc, 3 hdc)
Rnd 10: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (12 sc)
Rnd 11: Repeat last rnd.
Rnd 12: Sc in 1st 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 7 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (14 sc)
Rnd 13: Sc in 1st 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, dec over next 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (14 sc, 1 dec)
Rnd 14: Sc in 1st 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, *dec over next 2 sts, repeat from * twice, join with a sl st, ch 1. (10 sc, 3 decs,)
Rnd 15: Sc in 1st st, *dec over next 2 sts, repeat from * twice, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next 4 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (3 sc, 3 decs, 4 st sts)
Rnd 16: Sc in 1st 7 sts, 2 sc in next 3 sts, join with a sl st, ch 1. (13 sc)
Rnds 17 and 18: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (13 sc)
Rnd 19: *Sc in 1st st, dec over next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join with a sl st, ch 1.
(9 sc)
Rnd 20: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (9 sc)
Rnds 21 thru 23: Sc in each st around, join with a sl st, ch 1. (9 sc)
Rnd 24: Sc in 1st 2 sts, *dec over next 2 sts, repeat from * once, sc in last 2 sts,  join with a sl st, fasten off. (4 sc, 2 decs)
 
Finishing
Stuff firmly, shaping as you stuff. Whip stitch closed.
 
Tail flippers
 
Lower Flipper
ch 3.
Rnd 1: 4 hdc in  3rd ch from hook , ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Rnd 2: Hdc in  1st 2 sts, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnds 3 thru 5 : Hdc in both sts, ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Rnd 6: Hdc dec over both sts, ch 1 and turn. (4 hdc)
Rnd 7: Sc in  st, fasten off, weave in end. (1 sc)
Rnd 8: Attach yarn to 1st hdc on 1st rnd, ch 2, hdc in same st as join, hdc in next st, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnd 8: Hdc in both sts, fasten off. (2 hdc)
 
Upper Flipper
ch 3.
Rnd 1: 4 hdc in  3rd ch from hook , ch 2 and turn. (4 hdc)
Rnd 2: Hdc in  1st 2 sts, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnd 3: Hdc in both sts, fasten off. (2 hdc)
Rnd 4:  Attach yarn to 1st hdc on 1st rnd, ch 2, hdc in same st as join, hdc in next st, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnd 5: Hdc in both sts, fasten off. (2 hdc)

Front Flippers
 
Front Flipper Underside
Make 2
ch 3.
Rnd 1: 2 hdc in  3rd ch from hook , ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnd 2: Hdc in  both sts, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc)
Rnd 3: 2 hdc in 1st st, hdc in last st, ch 2 and turn. (3 hdc)
Rnd 4: Hdc in 1st 2 sts, 3 hdc in last st, ch 2 and turn. (5 hdc)
Rnd 5: Hdc in 1st 2 sts, hdc dec over  last 3 sts, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc, 1 hdc dec)
Rnd 6: Hdc in 1st  st, hdc dec over last 2 sts, ch 2 and turn. (2 hdc, 1 hdc dec)
Rnd 7: Hdc over both sts, ch 1 and turn. (2 hdc decs)
Rnd 8: Sc in st, fasten off. (1 sc)
 
Upper Flipper 1/2
Make 2
Work Rnds 1 thru 3 of front flipper underside then fasten off.
 
Finishing
Whip stitch tail lower flipper and upper flipper together then attach to end of body as in picture. Whip stitch front upper and under flipper together then attach to sides of body as in picture.  Glue eyes to sides of head as in picture. Glue nose as in picture, dip hair brush bristles one at a time into hot glue and attach to sides of face around nose and mouth. Attach 1 st light bulb of string to mouth area, wrap light string around body and attach end to underside  of back flippers. Attach gold thread to back of neck for hanger.

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