Frankenstein Flashlight Holder LW2356

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Designed by Ellen Gormley.

Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE

Holder measures approximately 2 ½" wide x 7 ½" tall excluding strap.

RED HEART® "Super Saver": 1 skein each 672 Spring Green A, 528 Medium Purple B, 254 Pumpkin C, 312 Black D, and 311 White E.
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
Yarn needle, two 1" metal rings, 1 swivel clasp.

GAUGE: 12 sts = 4"; 16 rows in sc = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

NOTES
1. Rounds of body are turned.
2. Move the opening for the power switch depending on your individual flashlight.
3. Some are rounds that are joined, some are rows that are not joined. Read carefully.
4. Eyes are worked intarsia style, with one color being dropped and the new color being picked up, floating the unused color strand across the back.

HOLDER

With A, ch 4, join with slip st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring; join with slip st in first sc, do not turn - 6 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc, do not turn - 12 sc.

Round 3: Ch 1, *sc in first st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc, turn - 18 sc.

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in flp only of each sc around; join with slip st in first sc, turn - 18 sc.

Rounds 5-7: Ch 1, working in both loops of sts, sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc - 18 sc. Drop A, join B.

Round 8: With B, ch 1, sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc - 18 sc. Drop B, pick up A.

Rounds 9-13: With A, ch 1, sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc - 18 sc.

Switch Opening

Work now progresses in rows.

Rows 14-18: Ch 1, sc in each st; do not join, turn - 18 st.

Work now progresses in rounds.

Round 19: Ch 1, sc in each of 18 sts, join with slip st in first sc- 18 sc.

Round 20: With A, ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sts; with E, sc next sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with E, sc in next sts; with A, sc in each of next 7 sts; join with slip st in first sc, turn - 18 sc.

Round 21: With A, ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sts; with E, sc in next st; with D, sc in next st; with E, sc in next 2 sts; with D, sc in next st; with A, sc in each of last 6 sts; join with slip st in first st - 18 sc.

Round 22: Repeat round 20.

Round 23: With A, ch 1, *sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first st; turn - 24 sc. Drop A, pick up C.

Round 24: With C, ch 1, sc in each of next 5 sts, holding first ring to surface, sc over ring and each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 10 sts, holding 2nd ring to surface, sc over ring and each of next 2 sts, sc in each of last 5 sts; join with slip st in first st; turn - 24 sc. Drop C, pick up D.

Rounds 25-26: With D, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc; turn - 24 sc.

Round 27: Ch 1, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first st; turn - 30 sc.

Rounds 28-29: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc; turn - 30 sc.

Round 30: Ch 1, (sc, ch 4, sc) in first st, *skip 1 st, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next sc; repeat from * around, skip last st; join with slip st in first sc - 30 sc; 15 ch-4 loops. Fasten off.

NOSE

With C, ch 4, join with slip st in first st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring; join with slip st in first sc - 6 sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

With yarn needle and tail, sew nose onto body centered under eyes on round 15.

SCAR

With D and yarn needle, embroider scar onto face as pictured.

STRAP

With D, join with slip st in one ring on side of body, ch 40, slip st in clasp.

Row 1: Ch 1, turn; sc in each of next 40 ch, slip st in first ring, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 40 sts, slip st in clasp. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C, D, E = color A, B, C, D, E; ch = chain; mm = millimeters; flp= front loop; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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