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« on: October 23, 2010 08:48:03 AM »

This is my first pattern post so please be patient with me.


G hook
Grey, White yarn
Blue embroidery floss
A lense looking eye
A silver bead
Black nail polish
Coragated cardboard


Gauge in this pattern isn't really important when done R2D2 should be about 5 1/4 inches tall.

Body: In gray
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)
Rnd 3: "Sc 1, increase in next sc" around (18)
Rnd 4: "Sc 2, increase in next sc" around (24)
Rnd 5: "Sc 3, increase in next sc" around (30)
Rnd 6: "Sc 4, increase in next sc" around (36)
Rnd 7-13: Sc in each sc around
Finish off then attach white
Rnd 14-25:Sc in each sc around
Rnd 26: "Sc 4, decrease" working in back part of stitch only (30)
Rnd 27: "Sc 3, decrease around" working in both parts of stitch (24)
Rnd 28: "Sc 2, decrease around", stuff
Rnd 29: "Sc 1, decrease around"
Rnd 30: decrease around

Feet (make 3)
Cut a piece of cardboard 3/4" by 1"
Row 1: sc 6
Row 2: in second sc from hook sc, continue sc in rest of the sc turn
Row 3-4: "sc across, sc 1" turn

Rnd 1: begin to stitch around entire bottom of foot (16)
Rnd 2: place one rectangle in the bottom of foot, stitch around decreasing  once on each side (12)
Rnd 3: sc around decreasing only on the longer sides till there are 8 sc left, stuff

Arms (make 2)
Rnd 1: sc 6 in magic ring
Rnd 2: increase in each stitch (12)
Rnd 3: sc around
Rnd 4: decrease 4 times then stitch in the last 4 sc (7)
Rnd 5-9: sc around
Rnd 10: increase 1 sc, stuff, then attach to foot

Attach one foot to the bottom of R2D2 in the middle.  Attach arms to body at a slight angle.  Sew/crochet control panels on using the blue embroidery floss.  Glue on eye.  Put a small black dot on the silver bead then attach bead to head.

If you have advice on writing patterns better please share your tips.

Thank you and enjoy.

« Last Edit: August 24, 2011 12:33:45 PM by jungrrl - Reason: made title more descriptive » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2010 09:52:20 AM »

Where can I find your picture hosting? Tongue
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2010 09:59:20 AM »

I found them Wink He's cute!
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2010 11:38:28 AM »

Oh he's SOOO cute!!

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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2010 12:08:22 PM »

He's really cute.  Great job.

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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2010 12:21:05 PM »

This is too cute. :-)
Thank you for sharing your pattern! I'm going to make one for a friend for X-mas. 

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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2010 04:39:09 PM »

I love you, I am so making this!
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« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2010 06:01:57 PM »

Thank you for being so supportive.  This was my first time writing down a pattern and I really hope it turned out okay.  Please notify me if there is something missing.
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2010 08:48:12 PM »

My sis in law and hubby are getting one of these for Christmas !  You did an excellent job. Smiley  Thank you!

« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2010 11:52:52 PM »

Waah this is awesome!! and thank you for the pattern!
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