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  Jelly Bean Bird (Turd Bird)


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Worsted Weight Yarn, 2 ½ oz color A, 

Small amount of color B, 

Crochet Hook Size, G, 

Yarn needle, 

Polyester stuffing, 

1" square orange felt, 

2 wiggle eyes, 

Jelly Beans

BODY: with color A ch 5: join with sl st to form ring.

RND 1: (wrong side): work beg cl as follows: ch 3 (yo, insert hook in ring and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 4 times, yo and draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1 tightly to close ch 1, work cl as follows: (yo, insert hook in ring and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 5 times, yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook, ch 1 tightly to close, ch 1 (cl in ring, ch 1) 3 times, join with sl st to first st. (5 clusters).

RND 2: sl st in next ch-1 sp, (beg cl, ch 1, cl) in same sp, ch 1, (cl, ch 1) twice in ea ch-1 sp around: join. (10 cls). RND 3: sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg cl in same sp, ch 1 (cl, ch1) twice in next ch-1 sp, *cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (cl, ch 1), twice in next ch -1 sp: rep from* around, join,(15 cls).

RND 4 thru 7: sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg cl in same sp, ch, (cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1 around: join.

RND 8 & 9: sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg cl in same sp, (ch 1 cl in next ch-1 sp) 5 times, place marker in last cl worked in rnd 9 to mark Tail Placement, ch 1 )cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) around: join.

RND 10: Ch 3, dc in ea ch-1 sp and in ea cl around: join (30 st ).

RND 11: Ch 3, dc in next dc and in ea dc around, join. RND 12: Ch 1 sc in ea dc around: join, finish off.

TAIL:
ROW 1: (wrong side): with rs of last rnd of Body facing up working in sts on rnd 8, join color A with sl st at marker: ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, (dc in next cl, dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times: (12 st).

ROW 2: ch 1, turn: sc in first dc, cl around post of next dc, ch 1(cl around post of next dc, ch 1) 9 times, sc in last dc: (10 cls).

ROW 3: ch 1, turn: sk first sc, hdc in next 2 cls, dc in next 2 cls, tr in next 2 cls, dc in next 2 cls, hdc in last 2 cls, leave last sc un-worked.

EDGING RND: Ch 1, turn: sc in each st across: work 4 sc in end of Tail ros, sc in top of ea st on Row 1, work 4 sc in end of tail rows: join, finish off.

HEAD:

RNDS 1 & 2: Work same as Body.

RNDS 3 thru 7: sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg cl in same sp, ch 1, (cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) around: join. (10 cls). Stuff head. Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg cl in same sp, ch 1 sk next ch-1 sp (cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp) 4 times: join: finish off leaving sewing length of yarn.

COMB:
ROW 1: Join color B with sl st to any cl bet rnds 1 and 2 in center of Head, working across round 1 ( ch 2, st st bet next 2 cls) 3 times.

ROW 2: Ch 3, turn: (cl, sl st) in first ch-2 sp, (cl, sl st) in next 2 ch-2 sps: finish off.

FINISHING: Ch 90 for Drawstring.
Weave through Body rnd 9.

Sew head to body within in 3 rows of front of Body.
Add eyes and beak.

Stuff Body with Jelly Beans, tighten the Drawstring, leave small opening to squeeze candy out of the Turd Bird.

Herbert clan" <nevilleherbert@bigpond.com.au 

 
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