This clown can be made in many color combinations. To change his size add more discs to make his arms, legs, and body longer. There are also lots of different clown heads available. The overall length of this clown is 9".
4-ply knitting worsted in 3 colors (black, white, and yellow shown)
Size H hook
4, 1 ½" pom-poms (white shown) buy ready-made or make your own
3" clown head
Row 1: Ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 3.
Row 2: 16 dc in ring. Sl st to join. Fasten off.
Make 10 discs for each leg, 8 for each arm, and 10 for the body. Use the 3 different colors you have chosen equally. Alternate colors when you string the discs.
Row 1: Ch 18, dc in 3rd ch from hook; dc in each ch stitch (16 dc made).
Row 2: Ch 3, turn; 2 dc in each dc.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn; 4 dc in each dc. Fasten off.
Row 4: Attach a contrasting color, ch 1, sc in each dc all around. Fasten off.
Sew ruffle around the clown's neck. Sew up the seam.
Row 1: Ch 11, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each ch.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn; 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 2 dc.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn; 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc to the end.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn; 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc to the end.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn; dc across but work 2 dc in every 3rd dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, turn; dc across but work 2 dc in every other dc. Fasten off. Attach contrasting yarn and work 3 dc in each dc. Fasten off. Sew up seam. Attach jingle bell to tip. Glue hat to head.
Other great patterns from Doll Delights in Crochet:
|Baby in Bunting||Bonny Baby||Bag for Baby|
|Baby Soft||Mr Claus Pot Holders||Mrs Claus Pot Holders|
|Santa in Stitches||Little Miss Puppet||Baby in a Blanket|
|Bunny Girl||Kutie Kewpie||Jolly Joe the Clown|
|Ruffles the Clown||Pilgrim John|
Pattern © 1981 by Plaid Enterprises, Inc. Reproduced with permission from Plaid. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Plaid.
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