Plastic Springs Crochet!

By: Donna Collinsworth Of Donna’s Crochet Designs

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Pattern Index
Elephant and Pig..............................................................................................page 5 Doll with Plastic Spring Curls.........................................................................page 10 Butterfly with Spring Wings............................................................................page 18 Butterflies with Spring Body............................................................................page 21 Spring Snail......................................................................................................page 23 UFO’s...............................................................................................................page 26 Mermaids with Spring* Tails...........................................................................page 30 Doll with Spring Skirt......................................................................................page 34 Dog with Spring Sombrero..............................................................................page 38 Sheep Dog with Spring Fur...............................................................................page44 Smiley Spring Hat............................................................................................page 49 Star Spring Necklace........................................................................................page 53 Star Spring Bracelet.........................................................................................page 54 Heart Spring Purse...........................................................................................page 55 Abbreviations used in this Book......................................................................page 58 Patterns used in this Book.................................................................................page59 Resources.........................................................................................................page 60

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Things that were fun to play with for all of about five seconds before being discarded back into the treat bag or back seat of the car. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . they are pretty much useless.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 4 ction trodu In Why Plastic Springs? I’m asked that question often. That is until now! I’ve taken the plastic spring and turned it into UFO’s. Who said recycling isn’t any fun? Besides I love crochet and finding yet another way to push this wonderful craft into places never thought of before all the better. Come to think of it. Let’s get hookin’! Donna All rights are held by the author. made them into a dog’s fur and even attached them to a hat. My reply is usually the same: “Why not? What else are you going to do with them?” Anyone with a child that has attended a birthday party or cashed in tickets at a prize counter in the local arcade has ended up with countless of these plastic things.

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 5 Elephant & Pig All rights are held by the author.

sl st top beg hdc. needle to take yarn. sl st top beg hdc. (45 sts) RND 6-13: Hdc ea st around. (27 sts) All rights are held by the author. ch-1. turn. twist until sever rings are to the wrong side. RND 14: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. hdc next 3 sts) around. craft glue and 1 round (Pig) plastic spring & 3 square (Pig) plastic springs. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. size 10 crochet thread in Pumpkin (Elephant). sl st to form a ring. ch-1. turn. turn. At this point insert cut end of round spring into center (rnd 1) of front of elephant body. turn. hdc next 2 sts) around. hdc next 3 sts) around. hdc next 2 sts) around. turn. (36 sts) RND 15: (Hdc dec next 2 sts.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 6 Elephant & Pig MATERIALS: Bernat Baby Softee yarn in Lemon (Elephant) & Lilac (Pig). sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. stuffing. White & Black. sl st top beg hdc. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 5” tall ELEPHANT BODY: With Lemon and F hook ch-3. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. work 12 hdc in ring. ch-1. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. (36 sts) RND 5: (2 hdc next st. With needle and yarn sew rings to wrong side to hold in place. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. ch-1. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. size 7 & F crochet hooks or hooks to obtain gauge.

RND 1: Ch-1. fasten off. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . (23 sts) -make 2 in yarn and using Pumpkin thread and 7 hook make 2 more. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next ch. -make 4. dc sa st as beg ch-3. (18 sts) RND 3: Bk Lp hdc ea st around.make a total of 12. hdc next st) around. dc sa st as beg ch-3. hdc next 2. hdc next 2. sl st to form a ring. Stuff legs and sew to the bottom of the elephant’s body. turn. Sew ears to ea side of elephant’s body. (4 sts) LEGS: With Lemon and F hook ch-3. RND 4: Hdc ea st around. hdc 3rd ch from hook.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 7 Stuff body. hdc next 2 sts. TOENAIL: ROW 1: With Pumpkin thread and 7 hook ch-5. (11 sts) ROW 3: Ch-3. hdc ea ch across. fasten off. sl st top beg hdc. 3 hdc last ch. turn. 2 dc last st. 2 dc next 3 sts. ch-1. next. 2 dc next. (9 sts) ROW 2: Ch-3. (18 sts)(12 sts)(8 sts) RND 19: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. ch-1. turn. hdc next. fasten off. RND 16-18: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. centering. (7 sts) . turn. sc next. sc next 3. 2 dc last 2 sts. hdc 3rd ch from hook. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made). hdc next 2. hdc next 2. (15 sts) ROW 4: Ch-3. EARS: ROW 1: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-11. fasten off. 2 dc last 4 sts. dc sa st as beg ch-3. ch-1. All rights are held by the author. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. sc next 3. sl st top beg hdc. work 12 hdc in ring. ch-1. sc next. RND 2: (2 hdc next st. sl st next 3. Sew 3 toenails to the bottom of ea leg. turn. Sew the Pumpkin ears to the Lemon ears. hdc. turn.

PIG: With Lilac and F hook rep 1-19 of elephant’s body. fasten off Black. Insert cut end in bottom of pig’s body and twist to hold. (8 sts) RND 2-4: (2 Hdc next st. End row 6 fasten off. Glue completed nose to spring on front of the pig’s face. Sew eyes to front of elephant. TAIL: ROW 1: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-4. ch-1. With needle and Black crochet thread make large French knots on the nose for nostrils. EYES: Rep elephant’s eyes. work 8 hdc in ring. Cut 4-5 rings off the last square spring and rep as you did for the legs only placing the nose in the center of the pig’s face. hdc next st) around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 8 EYE: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-3. sc ea ch across. End row 5 fasten off. sc 2nd ch from hook. turn. Place a dot of glue where spring has been inserted into t he body to help hold in place. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. ch-1. ch-1. turn. sl st to form a ring. turn. (6 sts) ROW 2-6: Sc ea st across. sc 2nd ch from hook. NOSE: ROW 1: With Lilac and F hook ch-7. ch-1. Cut t wo of the square springs in half. sc ea ch across. join White thread. Sew in place. Sew the other end to the center back of elephant’s body. With needle and Pumpkin thread make lps at one end of the tail. turn. Rep for all four springs making the pig’s legs. ch-1. (12 sts)(18 sts)(27 sts) -make 2. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . turn. All rights are held by the author. Fasten off rnd 19. Fold tail in half lengthwise and sew tog. sl st top beg hdc. (3 sts) ROW 2-5: Sc ea st across. End rnd 4 fasten off. turn.

Sew finished ears to op of pig’s head. hdc 3rd ch from hook. turn. All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Sew white thread ears to the yarn ears.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 9 EAR: ROW 1: With Lilac and F hook ch-3. ch-1. ch-1. turn. ch-1. (4 sts) ROW 4-5: 2 hdc next st. (1 st) ROW 2: 2 hdc only st. 2 hdc last st. (6 sts)(8 sts) -make 2 of yarn. turn. With White thread and 7 hook make 2 more ears. ch-1. (2 sts) ROW 3: 2 hdc next 2 sts. turn. hdc ea st across to last st. End row 5 fasten off.

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craft glue. size H crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. work 12 hdc in ring. pick up Cream. ch-1. White & Hunter Green. hdc next st) around. ch-1. needle to take yarn. turn. RND 6: Hdc next 10 sts. 5 rows hdc = 2” FINISHED SIZE: 19” tall DOLL: With Yellow and H hook ch-3. hdc last 10 sts. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Bright Yellow. join Cream. turn. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 2 sts) around. sl st to form a ring. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 16. All rights are held by the author. sl st top beg hdc. five 3\4” shank buttons. ch-1. pick up Yellow. flesh and red felt. hdc last 9 sts. drop Cream. (36 sts) RND 5: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. RND 1: Ch-1. Black and Glitter fabric paint. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. turn. hdc next 18. stuffing and 14 yellow plastic spring. turn. drop Yellow. drop Cream.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 11 Doll With Plastic Spring Curls MATERIALS: 4 ply yarn in Cream. drop Yellow. ch-1. RND 7: Hdc next 9 sts. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. pick up Yellow.

(30 sts) RND 57-72: Rep rnd 40-55. hdc last 6 sts. ch-1. turn. drop Yellow. pick up Yellow. ch-9. (30 sts) RND 40-51: Rep rnd 5. RND 14: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. All rights are held by the author. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. pick up Cream. hdc next 6 sts) around. turn. ch-1. count over 20 sts from join. RND 38: Hdc ea st around. End rnd 72 fasten off. drop Cream. drop Cream. (42 sts) RND 19-31: Rep rnd 5. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. turn. hdc next 22. (15 sts) ROW 2-7: Hdc ea st across. hdc next 2 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. RND 39: Hdc ea ch and st around forming 1st leg opening. RND 52: Bk Lp hdc ea st around. ch-1. ch-1. End row 7 fasten off. turn. hdc last 7 sts. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc ea ch across. sl st next st. sl st top beg hdc. turn. ch-1. hdc sa ch as beg ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. pick up Yellow. turn. turn. fasten off White.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 12 RND 8: Hdc next 8 sts. hdc next 20. drop Cream. PANTS FRONT FLAP: ROW 1: With Hunter Green and H hook ch-17. (28 sts) RND 13: Rep rnd 5. RND 11: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. RND 53-55: Rep rnd 5. RND 32-37: Rep rnd 5. Stuff to rnd 51 and rnd 69 on ea leg (bk lp rnd). pick up Cream. ch-1. drop Yellow. hdc ea ch and st around forming 2nd leg opening. End rnd 17 join White. turn. End rnd 55 fasten off. ch-1. turn. ch-1. (21 sts) RND 15-17: Rep rnd 5. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . hdc next 7 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. RND 10: Hdc next 6 sts. turn. ch-1. hdc next 24. fasten off Yellow. pick up Cream. ch-1. RND 18: 2 hdc ea st around. fasten off Cream. ch-1. End rnd 31 join Hunter Green. drop Yellow. RND 9: Hdc next 7 sts. pick up Yellow. hdc last 8 sts. turn. turn. RND 56: With Hunter Green and H hook join in ch of rnd 38. pick up Cream. (32 sts) RND 12: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. hdc 3rd ch from hook.

fasten off. 2 dc next 4. hdc next. sl st top beg sc. join Hunter Green. turn. turn. Sew rnd 1 of shoe to left over lp of sts in rnd 51 of one leg and rnd 69 of the other. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 6 ch. 3 dc last ch. (18 sts) RND 2: 2 hdc next 2 sts. 2 hdc next 6. turn. Sew or glue 6 buttons to flap as shown in the picture. -make 2. hdc next 6. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. sl st to form a ring. ch-1. fasten off. ch-1. turn. turn. 2 hdc last. Rep for other shoe. tie in a bow. Sew sole to bottom of shoe and stuff. ch-1. 2 hdc last st. RND 1: Ch-1. ch-1. (34 sts) -make 2. (24 sts) RND 3: 2 sc next 2 sts. hdc next 6. SHOE: RND 1: With White and H hook ch-31. sl st to form a ring. (24 sts) RND 4: Hdc ea st around. sc last 15 sts. SOLE: RND 1: With White and H hook ch-10. work 12 hdc in ring. With hook insert bet sts on front top of shoe like shoe strings. ch-1. join White. hdc next 8 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next. turn. sl st top beg hdc. 2 sc last 2 sts. 2 dc next 3. RND 5: Sc next 3 sts. turn. sc next 7. sc last 3 sts. ch-1. hdc 3rd ch from hook. hdc next. (27 sts) RND 3: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. sl st top beg sc. With White and H hook ch-50. 2 dc next 8. sl st top beg hdc. (30 sts) RND 2: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. ch-1. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . turn. turn. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. fasten off White. ch-1. fasten off Hunter Green. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 6. (12 sts) All rights are held by the author. sc next 7. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made). ch-1. hdc next. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 7 sts) around. (28 sts) RND 6: Sc next 15 sts. sl st top beg sc. (46 sts) RND 7: Sc ea st around. SLEEVE: With White and H hook ch-3.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 13 Sew pants flap to center front of pants. Hdc ea ch around.

(32 sts) RND 4-9: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc. RND 17: Bk lp hdc ea st around. work 8 hdc in ring. RND 10: Hdc next 2 sts. RND 10: Hdc next 2 sts. (3 sts) RND 2-4: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc. 3 hdc last ch. turn. hdc next 3 sts) 4 times. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. (28 sts) ROW 2-7: Hdc ea st across. sl st to form a ring. ch-1. hdc next st) around. ch-1. Sew one thumb to ea side. hdc 3rd ch from hook. Sew rnd 10 of hand to rnd 17 of sleeve. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 3. turn. (22 sts) -make 2. hdc last 8 sts. HAND: RND 1: With Cream and H hook ch-7. sl st next 8. turn. ch-1. ch. -make 2. hdc next 3. fasten off. (24 sts) RND 3: (2 hdc next st. (hdc dec next 2 sts. -make 2. then with needle and yarn make finger divides. ch-1. hdc next 3. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch. ROW 8: Hdc next 8 sts. ch-1. 2 hdc next 3. sl st top beg hdc. (2 hdc next st. End rnd 4 fasten off. (22 sts) RND 11-16: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. turn. hdc 3rd ch from hook. sl st top beg hdc. turn. 2 hdc last st. hdc ea ch across.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 14 RND 2: 2 hdc ea st around. hdc dec next 2. ch-1. ch-1. 2 hdc last. hdc next 3. sl st top beg hdc. turn. Stuff hand. ch-1. (12 sts) RND 2: 2 hdc next 2 sts. sl st top beg hdc. (18 sts) All rights are held by the author. ch-1. turn. Stuff to rnd 17 (bk lp rnd). hdc dec next 2. turn. (18 sts) RND 3-9: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. THUMB: With Cream and H hook ch-3. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . SQUARE COLLAR: ROW 1: With White and H hook ch-30. sl st top beg hdc. End rnd 19 fasten off. ch-1. hdc next 2 sts) around. ch-1. Sew one completed sleeve to ea side of doll at shoulders. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. RND 18-19: Hdc ea st around. turn.

turn. ch-1. turn. Sew the top around top of tie with seam in center bk. hdc sa st as beg ch-1. hdc dec next 2. hdc dec last 2 sts. -make 2. hdc dec last 2 sts. (7 sts) ROW 11-14: Hdc ea st across. (8 sts) ROW 10: Hdc dec next 2 sts. Sew collar around doll’s neck and coming to a pt at center front. hdc ea st across. turn. hdc dec next 2 sts. turn. (2 sts) ROW 20: With White and H hook join in end row 8. (6 sts) ROW 16: Hdc next 4 sts. sl st top beg sc. STRIPE: ROW 1: With Hunter Green and H hook ch-2. ch-1. (3 sts) ROW 2-16: Hdc ea st across. Fold the tie in half. (9 sts) ROW 21-30: Rep row 10-19. ch-1. evenly sc ea st and row around working 3 sc in ea corner. ch-1. hdc next 7 sts. leave remaining sts unworked. fasten off. turn. fasten off. ROW 15: Rep row 10. End row 9 fasten off. ch-1. ch-1. turn. leave remaining sts unworked. Sew completed tie to center front of doll at collar pt. End row 31 fasten off. EDGING: With White and H hook join in any st on collar. hdc ea ch across. TIE: ROW 1: With Hunter Green and H hook ch-5. (5 sts) ROW 17: Rep row 10. ch-1. sc 2nd ch from hook. Sew stripes to back of collar. turn. (1 st) ROW 2-31: Sc only st. End row 16 fasten off. ch-1. (3 sts) ROW 19: Hdc dec next 2 sts.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 15 ROW 9: Hdc next 7 sts. All rights are held by the author. hdc 3rd ch from hook. TOP TO TIE: With Hunter Green and H hook rep row 1-9 pf tie. turn. ch-1. turn. (4 sts) ROW 18: Hdc next 2 sts. ch-1. turn. End row 30 fasten off. hdc last st. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. ch-1.

ch-1. turn. With Hunter Green and H hook make a 2nd tie and sew to center back of hat. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 16 HAT: With White and H hook ch-3. (72 sts) RND 12: (2 hdc next st. (64 sts) RND 11: (2 hdc next st. Rep with cut springs across the front of the doll’s hairline. sl st top beg hdc. (2 sts) ROW 2-40: Hdc ea st across. ch-1. these will be the doll’s bangs. ch-1. ch-1. hdc next 8 sts) around. ch-1. fasten off. (80 sts) HAT BAND: ROW 1: With Hunter Green and H hook ch-4. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (36 sts) RND 5: Hdc ea st around. Sew or glue around hat. sl st top beg hdc. End row 40 fasten off. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. RND 9: Hdc next st. turn. hdc next 6 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. RND 1: Ch-1. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. turn. sl st top beg hdc. You rep this with the larger springs in back only you will need to beg at the bottom of the hairline (in bk) and work your All rights are held by the author. work 12 hdc in ring. sl st to form a ring. hdc 3rd ch from hook. (56 sts) RND 10: (2 hdc next st. (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. RND 6: (2 hdc next st. Insert one cut end bet sts along hairline in front and twist to secure spring to doll. turn. ch-1. hdc next ch. (45 sts) RND 7-8: Rep rnd 5. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next 7 sts) around. turn. turn. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. hdc next 3 sts) around. DOLL’S SPRING HAIR: Cut 3 of the yellow plastic spring in half. ch-1. ch-1. hdc next 2 sts) around. turn. turn. hdc next 3 sts) around. ch-1.

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way up catching a st with the coils of the springs about every 2nd or 3rd row until to reach the same stopping point as the bangs. Stuff center of hat. Glue hat on top of doll’s head and over tops of the springs. FACE:

Using the eye pattern, transfer onto felt. Outline in Black fabric paint and let completely dry before you color in the eye with glitter fabric paint. Again let completely dry before cutting out. Cut out ant glue to face. Outline a set of lips on red felt and when dry cut out and glue to face. With fabric paint go back and add the corners to her smile and a little line nose.

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Butterfly With Spring Wings

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Butterfly With Spring Wings

MATERIALS:
Bernat Baby Softee yarns in Turquoise, size F crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge, needle to take yarn, stuffing, 1\2” wiggle eyes, small button for the nose, fabric paint, craft glue and 3 heart shape plastic springs. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”, 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: Large butterfly is 8” long. BUTTERFLY: With Turquoise yarn and F hook ch-3, sl st to form a ring. RND 1: Ch-1, work 12 hdc in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4-9: Hdc ea st around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. RND 10-11: (Hdc dec next st, hdc next st) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (18 sts)(12 sts) RND 12-13: Hdc ea st around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. RND 14: 2 hdc ea st around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (24 sts) RND 15-25: Hdc ea st around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. RND 26: (Hdc dec next 2 sts, hdc next 4 sts) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (20 sts) RND 27: (Hdc dec next 2 sts, hdc next 3 sts) around, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (16 sts)
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ch-1. fasten off. (6 sts) Cut one of the heart springs in half. sl st top beg hdc. RND 29: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. These will form the butterfly’s wings. sl st top beg hdc. Glue the wiggle eyes and button to its face and make a mouth with the fabric paint. turn. Sew the large springs on the bottom of ea side and the smaller spring on top of these. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . All rights are held by the author. hdc next 2 sts) around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 20 RND 28: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. You now have 2 full springs and 2 half springs. Lp one end or ea spring around the opposite end so that it forms a half circle. (12 sts) Stuff body.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 21 Butterflies With Spring Bodies All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

next. size F crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. hdc next. All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . hdc next 2 sts. sl st next 3. 2 dc last st. (15 sts) ROW 4: Ch-3. fasten off. hdc 3rd ch from hook. 2 dc next st. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: Small butterflies are 4” long. needle to take yarn and 2 heart shape plastic spring.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 22 Butterflies With Spring Bodies MATERIALS: Bernat Baby Softee yarns in Lemon and Lilac. dc sa st as beg ch-3. turn. hdc next 2. (23 sts) Make 2 for ea butterfly. (9 sts) ROW 2: Ch-3. 2 dc last 2 sts. turn. 2 dc next 3 sts. knot to hold. With another bit of yarn tie the back of the spring tog so it will arch slightly. hdc next 2. dc sa st as beg ch-3. sc next 3. sc next. hdc. BUTTERFLY WINGS: ROW 1: With yarn and F hook ch-11. dc sa st as beg ch-3. sc next 3. hdc next 2. turn. sc next. 2 dc last 4 sts. hdc ea ch across. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. (11 sts) ROW 3: Ch-3. With needle and matching thread sew the heart spring along ea straight edge of the wings.

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 23 Snail With Spring Shell All rights are held by the author.

stuffing and 1 plastic spring any shape. turn. hdc next 2 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. size E crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. RND 4: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. (8 sts) RND 2-3: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc. turn. work 8 hdc in ring. turn. RND 1: Ch-1. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. RND 7: Rep rnd 4. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. (9 sts) RND 19-20: Hdc ea st around. sl st to form a ring. RND 21: 2 hdc ea st around. ch-1. (18 sts) RND 8-17: Hdc ea st around. turn. turn. ch-1. ch-1. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . RND 18: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. (24 sts) All rights are held by the author. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 6” long SNAIL: With yarn and E hook ch-3. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next st) around. ch-1. needle to take yarn. ch-1. turn. (12 sts) RND 5-6: Hdc ea st around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 24 Snail With Spring Shell MATERIALS: Bernat Softee Baby yarn in Lilac. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. (18 sts) RND 22: (2 hdc next st.

sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. RND 28: Rep rnd 18. You will need to do this a second time. hdc next 2 sts) around. turn. (12 sts) Stuff snail. turn. With needle and yarn sew spring to snail’s body. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . (6 sts) PUTTING THE SNAIL TOGETHER: Place both ends of spring tog to form a circle. sl st top beg hdc. Face Detail All rights are held by the author. (18 sts) RND 27: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. turn. ch-1. fasten off. ch-1. hdc next st) around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 25 RND 23-25: Hdc ea st around. RND 26: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. With a small amount of thread tie ends tog so it holds its shape.

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 26 UFO’s All rights are held by the author.

fasten off end rnd 5. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . turn. sl st top beg hdc. RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. 7 rows hdc = 1” BASIC UFO TOP: With thread and 7 hook ch-3. turn. small amount of cardboard. sl st top beg hdc. RND 7: Hdc ea st around. Stuff lightly and sew bottom to top. hdc next st) around. craft glue and 1 plastic spring in any shape (for ea UFO made). hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. sl st to form a ring. GAUGE: 9 hdc sts = 1”. (12 sts)(18 sts)(27 sts) RND 5: (2 hdc next st. hdc next 2 sts) around. (27 sts) All rights are held by the author. ch-1. ch-1. BASIC UFO BASE: With thread and 7 hook rep rnd 1-5 of basic ufo top. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. (8 sts) RND 2-4: (2 hdc next st. turn. needle to take thread. sl st top beg hdc. size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. ch-1. work 8 hdc in ring. turn. sl st top beg hdc. RND 1: Ch-1. stuffing. BOTTOM TO UFO TOP: With thread and 7 hook rep rnd 1-5 of basic top. (36 sts) RND 6: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 27 UFO’S MATERIALS: Size 10 crochet thread in any colors. turn. turn. fasten off. ch-1. ch-1. RND 6: Bk Lp hdc ea st around.

sl st top beg hdc. BASIC UFO SIDE POD: With thread and 7 hook ch-3. ch-1. (5 sts) BASIC UFO WING: ROW 1: With thread and 7 hook ch-16. RND 15: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. (27 sts) RND 15: (2 hdc next st. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. ch-1. turn. (10 sts) RND 2-14: Hdc ea st around. Stuff base. ch-1. (14 sts) Work in bk lp from this point on. Stuff pod. ch-1. Cut another circle from cardboard and insert on top of the base as you sew its top on. (12 sts) ROW 5-11: Rep row 3-4. RND 1: Ch-1. hdc ea st across. (13 sts) ROW 4: Hdc ea st across to last 2 sts. hdc next 2 sts) around. ch-1. ch-1. fasten off. hdc ea ch across. (18 sts) RND 10-13: Rep rnd 7. ch-1. turn. sl st to form a ring. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . (11 sts)(10 sts)(9 sts)(8 sts)(7 sts)(6 sts)(5 sts)(4 sts)(3 sts) ROW 12: Hdc next st. turn. (2 sts) ROW 13: Rep row 2. hdc 3rd ch from hook. ROW 3: Hdc dec next 2 sts. hdc dec last 2 sts. RND 9: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. turn. hdc next st) around. ROW 2: Hdc ea st across. work 10 hdc in ring. fasten off. turn.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 28 Cut a piece of cardboard the size of top (rnd 1-5) insert into base. (36 sts) RND 16: Rep rnd 7. sl st top beg hdc. hdc dec next 2 sts. Rep rnd 1-5 for its top. turn. turn. ch-1. All rights are held by the author. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. fasten off. RND 14: (2 hdc next st. hdc next st) around. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. Work in any color(s) and combination of parts.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 29 Star spring & one top. Heart spring & 2 side pods and 1 wing. bottom and 2 side pods. top. Square spring & 2 wings. Round spring & 3 wings and one top. All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 30 Thread Mermaids With Spring Tails All rights are held by the author.

turn. craft glue. work 12 hdc in ring. turn. hdc ea st across to last 2 sts. ch-1. leave remaining sts unworked. stuffing. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . 7 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 9” from tip of tail to top of head. ch-1. ROW 8-14: Hdc dec next 2 sts. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. (8 sts) ROW 7: Hdc dec ea st across. ROW 6: Hdc next 18 sts. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. small amount of black felt. ch-1. red fabric paint and 2 star shaped spring for ea Mermaid. needle to take floss. ch-1. hdc next 2 sts) around. turn. sl st top beg hdc. GAUGE: 9 hdc sts = 1”.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 31 Thread Mermaids With Spring Tails MATERIALS: Size 10 crochet thread in Lime Green & Golden or Lilac and Pink. turn. turn. (16 sts)(14 sts)(12 sts)(10 sts)(8 sts)(6 sts)(4 sts) All rights are held by the author. turn. hdc dec last 2 sts. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. turn. sl st to form a ring. White embroidery floss. sl st top beg hdc. needle to take crochet thread. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. TAIL: With Golden or Pink thread and 7 hook ch-3. (36 sts) RND 5: Bk Lp hdc ea st around.

hdc next 2 sts) around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 32 ROW 15: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) twice. work 10 hdc in ring. RND 6-7: Hdc ea st around. Fold the tail so that the two sections form fins. sl st top beg hdc. (15 sts) RND 3: (2 hdc next 2 sts. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. ch-1. sl st next 3. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc last 11 sts. sl st top beg hdc. turn. dc next 5. turn. ch-1. ch-1. Glue the tail to one end. sc last 16 sts. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. (27 sts) RND 9: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. ch-1. turn. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Slide one spring into the other spring. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. ch-1. turn. ch-1. (18 sts) ROW 18-27: Rep row 7-16. hdc next 2 sts) around. Stuff. (37 sts) RND 16: Hdc next 11 sts. BODY: With Green or Lilac thread and 7 hook ch-3. (10 sts) RND 2: (2 hdc next st. (27 sts) RND 15: Hdc next 11 sts. (2 sts) ROW 16: Hdc ea st across. turn. hdc next 17 sts. (18 sts) RND 10-13: Hdc ea st around. dc next 5. fasten off. hdc last 11 sts. sl st to form a ring. sl st top beg hdc. RND 14: (2 hdc next st. fasten off. MERMAID’S DRESS: With Golden or Pink and 7 hook rep rnd 1-5 of tail. turn. ROW 17: With crochet thread and 7 hook join 1st free st row 6. hdc sa st as beg hdc. sc next 3. 5 dc next. ch-1. ch-1. RND 17: Sc next 16 sts. with needle and matching crochet thread sew and stuff. Stretch the square springs several times to loosen them up. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg sc. RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. hdc next st) around. turn. hdc next st) around. sc next 3. End row 27 fasten off. ch-1. turn. RND 1: Ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. turn. 5 dc next. (20 All rights are held by the author. turn. ch-1.

RND 7: (2 hdc next st. turn. RND 10: (2 hdc next st. turn. turn. sl st to form a ring. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. Fold flat and to mermaid at shoulders. ch-1. ch-1. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 3 sts) around. (12 sts) RND 11-15: Hdc ea st around. End rnd 15 fasten off. ch-1. Cut tiny (I used a 1\6” scrape booking hole punch) eyes from black felt and glue to face. turn. ch-1. (8 sts) RND 2-6: Hdc ea st around. (16 sts) RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 13-15: Hdc ea st around. RND 7: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. sl st top beg hdc. With red fabric paint make a small mouth. work 8 hdc in ring. With White floss and needle make small lps on head for hair. turn.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 33 sts) RND 4-6: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next 2 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. (10 sts) RND 8-9: Hdc ea st around. hdc next 4 sts) around. hdc next 3 sts) around. turn. hdc next st) around. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. turn. ch-1. turn. -make 2. Glue finished torso to top of spring. (12 sts) RND 9-10: Hdc ea st around. sl st top beg hdc. Stuff and sew to dress at inside. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . RND 11-12: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. End rnd 15 fasten off. (overlap a couple of rnds) ARM: With Green or Lilac and 7 hook ch-3. turn. sl st top beg hdc. All rights are held by the author. turn.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 34 Doll With Spring Skirt All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

(32 sts) RND 5-7: Rep rnd 2. hdc next 5 sts) around. hdc next 6 sts) around. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. (24 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. (28 sts) RND 9: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. craft glue. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. RND 1: Ch-1. (18 sts) RND 11-14: Rep rnd 2. sl st top beg hdc. RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. (24 sts) RND 10: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. turn. turn. work 12 hdc in ring. small amount of cardboard and 2 square shape springs. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next 2 sts) around. hdc next 2 sts) around. 7 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 7” tall DOLL BODY: With Red and 7 hook ch-8. size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (12 sts) RND 2: Hdc ea st around. turn. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. RND 15: 2 hdc ea st around. needle to take thread. ch-1. (36 sts) All rights are held by the author.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 35 Doll With Spring Skirt MATERIALS: Size 10 crochet thread in Red. stuffing. ch-1. 1” set doll head and hands. sl st to form a ring. turn. GAUGE: 9 hdc sts = 1”. ch-1. ch-1. turn. RND 3: 2 hdc ea st around.

RND 1: Ch-1. End rnd 24 fasten off. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. work 12 hdc in ring. turn. fasten off. sl st to form a ring. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. turn. (54 sts) RND 7: (2 hdc next st. (24 sts) RND 3-6: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. RND 7: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (36 sts) RND 5: (2 hdc next st. ch-3. RND 1: Ch-1. hdc next st) around. hdc next 2 sts) around. hdc next st) around. Insert doll’s hand in ea sleeve gluing to hold. hdc next 5 sts) around. ch-1. RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. ch-1. hdc next 3 sts) around. RND 21: (2 hdc next st. (45 sts) RND 6: (2 hdc next st. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. BOTTOM TO DOLL: With Red and 7 hook ch-3. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. Stuff doll and sew on bottom inserting cardboard as you sew. sl st top beg hdc. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (54 sts) RND 19-20: Rep rnd 2. ch-1. ch-1. hdc ch-1. (12 sts) Stuff top to this point. sl st top beg hdc. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. Glue head to top of doll. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. RND 18: (2 hdc next st. hdc next st) around. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. ch-1. sl st to form a ring. -make 2. sl st top beg. ch-1. (8 sts) RND 9-14: Hdc ea st around. turn. ch-1. SLEEVE: With Red and 7 hook. (63 sts) RND 22-24: Rep rnd 2. (12 sts) RND 2: 2 hdc ea st around. hdc next 5 sts) around. End rnd 14 fasten off. Either sew or glue sleeves to ea side of doll at shoulders. All rights are held by the author.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 36 RND 16-17: Rep rnd 2. (63 sts) Cut a piece of cardboard the sa size as the bottom. turn. work 12 hdc in ring. turn. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 4 sts) around.

With a small amount of thread tie ends tog so it holds its shape.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 37 SPRING BOTTOM: Place both ends of one spring tog to form a circle. Glue one spring on top the other. Can either be used as decorations (wouldn’t it be nice to have one by ea place sitting at a birthday parts) or use as a pincushion. You will need to do this a second time. All rights are held by the author. Glue doll to top of stacked springs. Rep on other spring. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 38 Chihuahua In A Sombrero All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

this will give a stable place for the hat to sit when All rights are held by the author. ch-1. hdc next 7 sts) around. 14 white 1\2” pom-poms and 1 heart shaped plastic spring. turn. sl st top beg hdc. size E & 7 crochet hooks or hooks to obtain gauge. turn. craft glue. ch-1. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next st) around. RND 5-6: Hdc ea st around. 3 rows = 1\2” FINISHED SIZE: 5” tall without hat.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 39 Chihuahua In a Sombrero MATERIALS: Bernat Baby Softee yarn in lilac. GAUGE: Bernat Softee: 4 hdc sts = 1”. RND 7: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. stuffing. turn. DOG: With Lilac and E hook ch-3. RND 1: Ch-1. Thread: 4 sts = 1\2”. turn. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. sl st to form a ring. Black & Blue. ch-1. size 10 crochet thread in White. turn. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. ch-1. work 12 hdc in ring. small amount of cardboard. (24 sts) At this point cut a piece of cardboard to fit inside of head. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . 3 rows hdc = 1”. needle to take yarn. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: Bk Lp hdc ea st around.

sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . sl st top beg hdc. fasten off. FRONT LEGS: With Lilac and E hook ch-3. RND 3-9: Hdc ea st around. RND 1: Ch-1. hdc next 3 sts) around. ch-1. Sew to back of dog. sl st top beg hdc. turn. turn. ch-1. ch-1.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 40 the dog is finished. RND 20: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. (15 sts) RND 19: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. (20 sts) RND 9: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. turn. hdc next 2 sts) around. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. turn. -make 2. Stuff legs and sew to back of dog. ch-1. ch-1. (1 st) ROW 2: 2 hdc only st. -make 2. RND 18: Rep rnd 9. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. hdc 3rd ch from hook. work 10 hdc in ring. RND 8: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. (2 sts) ROW 3: Hdc ea st across. (10 sts) RND 2: Bk Lp hdc ea st around. turn. ch-1. ch-1. (20 sts) RND 14-17: Hdc ea st around. turn. fasten off. Fasten off end rnd 7. Stuff legs half way and sew to dog at neck. (12 sts) Stuff dog. ch-1. Fold the tail in half and sew tog. ROW 4: 2 hdc ea st across. BACK LEGS: With Lilac and E hook rep rnd 1-7 of front legs. sl st top beg hdc. turn. sl st to form a ring. turn. ch-1. All rights are held by the author. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 4 sts) around. End rnd 9 fasten off. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 2 sts) around. turn. (4 sts) ROW 5: Rep row 3. RND 13: (2 hdc next st. (15 sts) RND 10-12: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. TAIL: ROW 1: With Lilac and E hook ch-3.

turn. ch-1. ch-1. hdc) next. hdc 3rd ch from hook. (hdc. (dc. turn. ch-1. -make 2. hdc) next. turn. join White. End row 8 fasten off. sc last 3 sts. (7 sts) ROW 2: Sc next 2 sts. (1 st) ROW 2: 2 sc only st. sc 2nd ch from hook. fasten off Black. sl st top beg hdc. Sew one ea to ea side of dog at rnd 4-bk lp rnd. turn. ch-1. RND 1: Ch-1. (2 sts) ROW 2: 2 hdc ea st across.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 41 EAR: ROW 1: With Lilac and E hook ch-4. ch-1. 2 dc next. (4 sts) ROW 4: 2 sc next st. sc next ch. (8 sts) RND 2-3: Hdc ea st around. 3 hdc last ch. (6 sts) Sew nose to muzzle at rnd 1. 2 hdc last st. sl st top beg hdc. (10 sts) ROW 3: Sc next 3 sts. sc 2nd ch from hook. NOSE: ROW 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-2. work 8 hdc in ring. turn. Sew to dog’s face. All rights are held by the author. turn. turn. turn. ch-1. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made). turn. (dc. (2 sts) ROW 3: 2 sc ea st across. fasten off. 2 sc last st. (14 sts) -make 2. sc last 2 sts. ch-1. ch-1. turn. EYE: ROW 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-4. (6 sts) ROW 4-8: Hdc ea st across. sc next 2. (hdc. turn. hdc next 2 sts. 2 dc next 2. ch-1. dc) next. RND 4: 2 hdc ea st around. fasten off. hdc last ch. sc next 2 sts. sl st to form a ring. (4 sts) ROW 3: 2 hdc next st. MUZZLE: With Lilac and E hook ch-3. fasten off. ch-1. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . dc) next. ch-1. (16 sts) Stuff muzzle and sew to the center of the dog’s face. sl st top beg hdc.

ch-1. turn. turn. turn. turn. turn. sl st top beg hdc. work 8 hdc in ring. (27 sts) RND 8: Rep rnd 2. Sew tie to center front neck of dog. fasten off. ch-1. BOW TIE: ROW 1: With Blue thread and 7 hook ch-10. RND 5: Rep rnd 3. RND 9: (2 hdc next st. ch-1. sl st to form a ring. Open heart shaped spring so that it forms a circle. ch-1. hdc ea ch across. RND 3: (2 hdc next st. (12 sts)(18 sts)(27 sts) RND 5: (2 hdc next st. hdc 3rd ch from hook. hdc ea ch across. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . turn. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. turn. hdc next st) around. (4 sts) ROW 2-28: Hdc ea st across. fasten off. turn. sl st to form a ring. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (12 sts) RND 4: Rep rnd 2. ch-1. Sew around neck of dog. RND 1: Ch-1. ch-1. End row 11 fasten off. ch-1. ch-1. TOP OF SOMBRERO: With Blue thread and 7 hook ch-3. RND 1: Ch-1. (8 sts) ROW 2-11: Hdc ea st across. hdc next 2 sts) around. End row 28 fasten off.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 42 COLLAR: ROW 1: With Blue thread and 7 hook. sl st top beg hdc. turn. Stuff top of sombrero and sew bottom to it. (18 sts) RND 6: Rep rnd 2. (8 sts) RND 2-4: (2 hdc next st. hdc next 2 sts) around. ch-6. RND 7: Rep rnd 3. (8 sts) RND 2: Hdc ea st around. (36 sts) RND 10: Rep rnd 2. Gather center of tie tightly to form the bow tie. ch-1. Tie ea end All rights are held by the author. hdc 3rd ch from hook. sl st top beg hdc. BOTTOM FOR TOP OF SOMBRERO: With Blue thread and 7 hook ch-3. work 8 hdc in ring. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next st) around.

sl st sa st as ch-10) across ending with sl st next 6 rows to the end. Turn piece so you will be working across the long edge or in ends or ea row. sc last ch. turn. HAT TRIM: ROW 1: With Blue thread and 7 hook ch-3. Rep row 2 until piece will fit around the spring hat. Turn the spring so that the small curve of the heart forms the bottom and the larger curve the top. ch-1. Glue finished band around bottom edge of spring hat. Glue hat to dog. fasten off. You sill need to do that twice. (2 sts) ROW 2: Sc ea st across. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . (sl st next 6 rows. sc 2nd ch from hook. ch-1. glue finished hat top to center of larger curve (top) of spring hat. ch-10. Glue one pom-pom to the end of ea ch-10 lp. turn. Sombrero Detail All rights are held by the author.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 43 spring tog so it will stay.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 44 Sheep Dog With Plastic Spring “Fur” All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

RND 16: (Hdc dec next 2 sts) around. turn. sl st top beg hdc. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. Stuff ea leg and sew to the bottom of the body. sl st top beg hdc. Insert the All rights are held by the author. RND 3: Hdc ea st around. hdc next st) around. sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. -make four. turn. (12 sts) RND 2: Bk Lp hdc ea st around. size 10 crochet thread in Red. RND 14-15: (Hdc dec next 2 sts. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 3” tall X 6” long BODY: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-3. ch-1. ch-1. craft glue and 8 plastic springs. work 12 hdc in ring. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4-13: Hdc ea st around. (6 sts) LEGS: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-3. size F & 7 crochet hooks or hooks to obtain gauge. Find the center along the dog’s back. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 45 Sheep Dog With Plastic Spring “Fur” MATERIALS: Bernat Baby Softee yarn in Lemon. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next st) around. stuffing. turn. work 12 hdc in ring. sl st to form a ring. turn. needle to take yarn. (18 sts)(12 sts) Stuff body. RND 1: Ch-1. ch-1. turn. sl st top beg hdc. fasten off. sl st top beg hdc. sl st top beg hdc. RND 1: Ch-1. Black & White. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. fasten off. turn. sl st to form a ring. ch-1.

(5 lps made) ROW 3: Press lps to bk of pieces. BOTTOM FOR HEAD: RND 1: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-8. TAIL: ROW 1: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-6. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation row (in bottom of sts just made). sc ea st across. You will also need to tie the springs tog at their centers so that they form a continuous “fur” across ea side. sl st next st) around. hdc 3rd ch from hook. 3 hdc last ch. hdc next 4.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 46 cut end of one spring bet sts and twist so it will stay. turn. 2 hdc next 3. End rnd 10 fasten off. hdc next 4 ch. turn. turn. hdc next 4. hdc next 4 ch. Rep twice more on that side and 3 times on the other side. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . sc ea ch across. Sew tail on the dog’s behind. hdc next 4. ch-1. 2hdc last 2 sts. 2 hdc next st. sl st next st) across. ROW 4-11: Rep row 2-3. (14 lps made) RND 3: Press lp to bk of piece. sc 2nd ch from hook. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation row (in bottom of sts just made). (14 sts) RND 2: (Ch-8. HEAD: RND 1: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-8. sl All rights are held by the author. 2 hdc last. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. ch-1. (20 sts) RND 4-10: Hdc ea st around. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. 2 hdc last. Fold tail in half lengthwise and sew close. (5 sts) ROW 2: (Ch-8. ch-1. hdc next 4. 3 hdc last ch. turn. End row 11 fasten off. With needle and yarn tack to pulled out spring to the dog’s side so that it slinks down to its feet. hdc 3rd ch from hook.

hdc 3rd ch from hook. hdc next st) around. turn. fasten off. fasten off. turn. (6 sts)(8 sts) ROW 4-8: Hdc ea st across. (12 sts) ROW 3: Sc next 3 sts. work 12 hdc in ring. ch-1. fasten off. -make 2. EYE: ROW 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-4. (18 sts) -make 2. (20 sts) DOG’S MUZZLE: With Lemon yarn and F hook ch-2. ch-1. (6 sts)(8 sts)(10 sts) ROW 6: Hdc ea st across. RND 1: Ch-1. (12 sts) RND 2: (Ch-8. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made). 2 hdc next 3. (2 hdc next st. sc next ch. sc last 3 sts. turn.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 47 st top beg hdc. (4 sts) ROW 3-5: 2 hdc next st. hdc ea st across to last st. sc last 2. TONGUE: ROW 1: With Red thread and 7 hook ch-6. stuffing as you sew. turn. 2 hdc last st. (4 sts) ROW 2-3: 2 hdc next st. turn. turn. fasten off Black. End row 8 fasten off. ch-1. (2 sts) ROW 2: 2 hdc next 2 sts. sl st top beg hdc. 3 dc next 2. hdc next 4. turn. (14 sts) RND 2: 2 hdc next st. hdc 3rd ch from hook. hdc next 4. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . sl st top beg hdc. 2 dc next 6. turn. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. Sew tog. NOSE: ROW 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-4. ch-1. ch-1. sl st next st) around. (18 sts) -make 2. ch-1. 2 hdc last st. hdc last ch. turn. (8 sts) ROW 2: Sc next 3 sts. turn. All rights are held by the author. sc 2nd ch from hook. 4 dc last ch. (12 lps made) RND 3: Press lps to bk of piece. turn. join White. sl st to form a ring. 2hdc last 2 sts. fasten off. ch-1. sc last 3 sts. hdc ea st across to last st. hdc ea ch across. ch-1.

Twist the cut end of ea of the smaller springs into dog’s face to form the dog’s muzzle (under his nose). Head with ears and spring muzzle attached. spring muzzle and crochet muzzle on top of that. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Twist the cut end of ea larger spring into side on dog’s head to form the ears. Finished head on dog’s body All rights are held by the author. Glue crochet muzzles onto top of spring muzzles. Sew or glue tongue into place. Glue head to dog’s body. Set the smaller pieces aside. Stuff head and sew bottom close. Head with ears. With a pair of scissors cut 8 rings off of last 2 springs.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 48 PUTTING THE HEAD TOGETHER: With needle and matching thread sew eyes and nose to dog’s face.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 49 Smiley Spring Hat All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

sl st top beg hdc. RND 1: Ch-1. (54 sts) RND 7: (2 hdc next st. turn. ch-1. turn. work 12 hdc in ring. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . sl st top beg hdc. ch-1. HAT: With Red and h hook ch-3. size H crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. sl st top beg hdc. (45 sts) RND 6: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. turn. needle to take yarn. fasten off Red. turn. (63 sts) RND 8-21: Hdc ea st around.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 50 Smiley Spring Hat MATERIALS: 4 ply yarn in Red and small amount in Black. hdc next 2 sts) around. RND 22-23: Hdc ea st around. turn. sl st top beg hdc. turn. All rights are held by the author. and 7 yellow plastic spring with smiley faces. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. turn. (18 sts)(27 sts) RND 4: (2 hdc next st. (12 sts) RND 2-3: (2 hdc next st. sl st top beg hdc. hdc next 3 sts) around. ch-1. ch-1. ch-1. End rnd 23 fasten off. ch-1. hdc next 5 sts) around. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: will fit most adults. sl st to form a ring. ch-1. hdc next st) around. hdc next 4 sts) around. turn. sl st top beg hdc. (36 sts) RND 5: (2 hdc next st. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. End rnd 21 join Black.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 51 Beg at the center top of hat. Rep with the remaining 6 spring placing then around the first spring you place onto the hat. 2 hdc next 3. 2 hdc last st. hdc next. EYES: RND 1: With Black and H hook ch-5. Additional views of hat. ch-1. Sew eyes to front of hat. fasten off. hdc next. (14 sts) -make 2. turn. turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made). hdc next. sl st top beg hdc. With needle and matching thread sew the springs to the wrong side of the hat. 2 hdc last. (8 sts) RND 2: 2 hdc next 2 sts. All rights are held by the author. hdc next. sl st top beg hdc. twist until several of the spring’s rings are to the wrong side of the hat. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . insert cut end of spring bet a couple of sts. 3 hdc last. hdc 3rd ch from hook.

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 52 Star Spring Necklace and Bracelet All rights are held by the author.

All rights are held by the author. turn. sl st top beg hdc. needle to take thread and 1 star shaped plastic spring.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 53 Star Spring Necklace MATERIALS: Size 10 crochet thread in Lime Green. RND 1: Ch-1. NECKLACE: With thread and 7 hook ch-4. work 10 hdc in ring. 7 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 34” long. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Cut 5 full star shapes from the spring. With needle and crochet thread sew one end around the first star in the chain and the other end around the last star in the chain. (10 sts) RND 2-182: Hdc ea st around. turn. sl st to form a ring. End rnd 182 fasten off. ch-1. Link stars into a chain. size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. sl st top beg hdc. GAUGE: 9 hdc sts = 1”. ch-1.

STRAP: With thread and 7 hook ch-4. RND 1: Ch-1. With needle and crochet thread sew ea end around at least 2 rings on ea end of spring. fasten off. Rep rnd 2 until strap will fit around your wrist minus 3”. size 7 crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. All rights are held by the author. sl st top beg hdc. sl st to form a ring. work 10 hdc in ring. needle to take thread and 1 star shaped plastic spring. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . GAUGE: 9 hdc sts = 1”. (10 sts) RND 2: Hdc ea st around. turn. turn.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 54 Star Spring Bracelet MATERIALS: Size 10 crochet thread in Light Blue. ch-1. sl st top beg hdc. 7 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: will stretch to fit. ch-1. Find center ring to spring and cut at that point.

No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 55 Heart Spring Purse All rights are held by the author.

End row 34. hdc ea ch across. hdc 3rd ch from hook. hdc 3rd ch from hook. ch-1. hdc ea ch across. SIDE-BOTTOM: ROW 1: With yarn and H hook ch-8. ch-1. small amount of fabric for lining. fasten off.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 56 Heart Spring Purse MATERIALS: 4 ply yarn in Black. TOP GUSSET: ROW 1: With yarn and H hook ch-6. STRAP: ROW 1: With yarn and H hook ch-5. ch-1. hdc ea ch across. turn. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . ch-1. (4 sts) ROW 2-34: Hdc ea st across. End rnd 25 fasten off. ch-1. turn. 8 heart shaped plastic springs. (3 sts) All rights are held by the author. FRONT-BACK: ROW 1: With yarn and H hook ch-42. GAUGE: 4 hdc sts = 1”. turn. ch-1. (6 sts) ROW 2-34: Hdc ea st across. ch-1. hdc 3rd ch from hook. turn. 3 rows hdc = 1” FINISHED SIZE: 9” tall. sewing needle and matching sewing thread. -make 2. -make 2. turn. End row 34 fasten off. turn. (40 sts) ROW 2-25: Hdc ea st across. turn. size H crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge. hdc ea ch across. 11’ wide and 2” deep. needle to take yarn. hdc 3rd ch from hook.

Arrange the cut springs onto the front of the purse in four rows of four springs ea. Front of purse with cut heart springs attached. Wrong side of purse front with lining sewn on. Sew the back to this. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: Cut the 8 heart springs in half. Sew the long edge of the side-bottom around 3 sides of the front. Fold edges under so that there is about a 1\4” space bet it and the front of the purse when laid tog. End row 85 fasten off. Rep with other gusset on other side-there will be an over-lap of 2 stitches. Sew one gusset long one long edge and across the side along top edge of purse.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 57 ROW 2-85: Hdc ea st across. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author . Take the cut end of ea spring and twist several rings to the back of the piece. Using the front as a guide. ch-1. This will take several attempts to get them all spaced right and in line. cut one out of your lining material. With needle and thread sew lining to wrong side of front in order to cover the springs. Detail of sewn hearts on the wrong side of purse Sew strap to ea side of purse. All rights are held by the author. turn. With needle and yarn sew the springs to the back of the piece.

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 58 Abbreviations used in this book Ch = Chain St = Stitch Sl St = Slip Stitch Sc = Single Crochet Hdc = Half Double Crochet Dc = Double Crochet Trc = Treble Crochet Rnd = Round Beg = Beginning Rep = Repeat Bet = Between Sk = Skip Dec = Decrease Tog = Together Ea = Each Sa = Same Lp = Loop Sp = Space Bk = Back All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 59 Pattern for Doll with Curls All rights are held by the author. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

All rights are held by the author. All yarns are listed by brands names and were found at my local craft stores. All of the plastic springs were bought at my local party store and can easily be found on the web key word: plastic springs.Copyright 2008 DCollinsworth 60 urces eso R All items needed to make each project are listed under the section: Materials at the beginning of every pattern. No one can reproduce in any manner without written permission from the author .

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