Rudolph Pillow

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Rudolph is here to shine bright in your living room! Featuring his big red nose, this pillow will add character to your favorite chair by the fireplace.

Skill Level: Beginners

Size: 17.75” / [45 cm]

Gauge: 12 sts and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm]

Materials

Super bulky weight yarn

Yarn: Katia Love Wool (85% Virgin Wool, 15% Superfine Alpaca; 55 yards [50 meters]/100 grams): 120 Camel (A, 1 skein), 103 Dark Brown (B, 1 skein), 115 Red (C, 1 skein), 108 Black (D, 1 skein), 100 Off White (E, 1 skein)

Hook: US size L/11 (8 mm)

Notions: Stuffing, fabric glue, tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Inc – Work 2 dc in same st.

Pattern Notes

You can sew or use glue to attach eyes, nose, ears and horns to the front of the pillow.

Pattern

Pillow Front and Back

With A, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 12 dc in magic ring. (12 sts)

Rnd 2: Inc 12 times. (24 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc in next st, dc in next st) 12 times. (36 sts)

Rnd 4: (Inc in next st, dc in next 2 sts) 12 times. (48 sts)

Rnd 5:  Inc in next st, dc in next 3 sts) 12 times. (60 sts)

Rnd 6: (Inc in next st, dc in next 4 sts) 12 times. (72 sts)

Rnd 7: (Inc in next st, dc in next 5 sts) 12 times. (84 sts)

Rnd 8: (Inc in next st, dc in next 6 sts) 12 times. (96 sts)

Rnd 9: (Inc in next st, dc in next 7 sts) 12 times. (108 sts)

Fasten off.

Nose

With C, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 dc in magic ring. (8 sts)

Rnd 2: Inc 8 times. (16 sts)

Fasten off.

Eyes

With E, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 10 dc in magic ring. (10 sts)

Rnd 2: Inc 10 times. (20 sts)

Rnd 3: (Inc in next st, dc in next st) 10 times (30 sts)

Fasten off.

Pupil

With D, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in magic ring. (8 sts)

Fasten off.

Ears

With A, make magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 12 dc in magic ring. (12 sts)

Rnd 2: Inc 12 times. (24 sts)

Fasten off.

Horns

First Part

With B, ch 4.

Note: Work in rows.
Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 chs, turn. (3 sts)
Rows 2-10: Ch 1,sc in all 3 sts, turn. (3 sts)
Row 11: Ch 1, sc in next st, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st. (5 sts)

Fasten off.

Second Part

With B, ch 4.

Note: Work in rows.

Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3 chs, turn. (3 sts)
Rows 2-3: Ch 1,sc in all 3 sts, turn. (3 sts)
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next st, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st. (5 sts)

Fasten off.

Sew Second Part between Rows 5 and 6 of the First Part with one towards the right side and one to the left side.

Finishing

Place Front and Back pillow pieces together and sew three sides.

Insert stuffing inside pillow and sew the last side.

Sew Nose in the middle of pillow.
Sew Pupil inside the Eye.
Sew Eyes above Nose.
Sew Ears and Horns at the top of pillow.

Weave in all ends.

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