June 22, 2011

Submarine Pattern


SUBMARINE PATTERN



FINISHED SIZE: ~5 inches

MATERIALS:
Lion Brand Jiffy: Navy & Country Green
size I crochet hook (or whichever hook size results in a stitch tight enough to keep stuffing from showing through)
stuffing
yarn needle

Some stitches/abbreviations used in this pattern:
Dec 1 = Insert hook in next stitch and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook). Now, insert hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook. [1 stitch has been decreased]
BLO = Back Loops Only


HULL:
Start with a magic ring. Ch1, 6 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (12)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (18)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (24)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (30)
Sc in ea st around for 10 rounds.
(Dec1, sc in next 3 sts)around. (24)
Sc in ea st around.
(Dec1, sc in next 2 sts)around. (18)
Sc in ea st around.
(Dec1, sc in next st)around. (12)
Dec until 4 sts remain.
Fasten off.
Thread yarn through remaining sts and pull tight.

PROPELLER BLADES:
Make 4.
Start with a magic ring. Ch1, 4 sc in ring.
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)twice. (6)
Sc in ea st around. Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

WINDOWS:
Make 6.
Start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 6 sc in ring.
Sl st to first sc.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

CONNING TOWER:
Start with a magic ring. Ch1, 6 sc in ring.
(2 sc in next st, sc in ea of next 2 sts)twice. (8)
(2sc in ea of next 2 sts, sc in ea of next 2 sts)twice. (12)
Sc in BLO of ea st around.
Sc in ea st around. Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

PERISCOPE:
Ch7.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 chains.
Ch2.
Sc in next 3 chains.
Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew propeller blades to the fastened off end of the hull.
Sew 3 windows to each side of the hull.
Sew the conning tower to the top of the submarine.
Sew the periscope to the top center of the conning tower.


Enjoy. Feel free to give away or sell any items made using this pattern. Attributing credit to the designer is appreciated but not necessary.

3 comments:

  1. awww! how adorable. thanks for sharing this pattern.

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  2. This is soo cute and was so simple to put together! Thanks for sharing the pattern

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