Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sophia the First freeze pop holder

My kids are always getting their little fingers frozen when eating freeze pops, so here's a perfect solution! I had a fun request for a Sophia the First inspired one, so here's a tutorial! (Please link back to this post if you use my pattern and tutorial)

This pattern is the property of Brooke Rabideau at BluebabyboutiqueDesignsbyBBB, or brabideau on Ravelry  Feel free to sell any items made, but please link back to me if you share :) 

Sophia the First freeze pop holder

What you'll need:
    *Size H and F hook
    *I love this yarn in purple, off white, brown, white, black, and grey (will work with any yarn)
    *Crochet needle for sewing in ends

Gauge: With H hook, 8sc and 9 rows= 2”x 2”

    *Ch- chain
    *slst- slip stitch
    *sc- single crochet
    *hdc- half double crochet

For the holder
With purple yarn and an H hook:

Round 1: Ch 7, 2sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4ch, 3sc in last chain, (continuing around and up the other side of the chain) sc in next 6ch, attach with slst to top of first sc. (15sc)

Round 2-9: Ch 1, hdc in next stitch and each stitch around, slst into top of first hdc (skip over the ch 1).
Like a mini sleeping bag :P

Change color to off white or other skin tone

Round 10-13: Ch 1, hdc around and slst into top of first hdc.

Change color to brown for the hair

Round 14&15: Ch 1, hdc around and slst into top of first hdc. Fasten off and weave in ends

Dress flower
With an F hook and white yarn, make 4:

Round 1: With a magic circle, ch 1, 4sc into magic circle, slst into top of first sc (skip over chain).

Round 2: Ch 2, sc in second chain from hook,  slst to stitch 2 of the previous round. Fasten off and leave a long tail. Sew flowers to bottom of dress and weave in ends.

Sew a simple face with black yarn
I just made 2 knots and sewed them on for the eyes :)

For the hair
With brown yarn:
Cute a few little strips about 2 inches long, fold them in half, and attach to top of head. (Here's a great tutorial)

Click here for the directions to the crown
Make sure to sew crown onto head over the hair to help the hair stay down :)

And you're done!
Think of all the fun freeze pop cozies you could make! :)

Fun little holders!

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