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*Small Turkey Pin
An original design by Trish Harich

Donated to the CP Pattern Library 10/96


MATERIALS:

Sm amount of rusty brown and orange knitting worsted.
Note: You could make whatever color turkeys you wanted to. A brown variegated would be nice for the body.
Size E hook

DIRECTIONS:

BODY: (rusty brown)

Ch 3, join with sl st into ring;

1. Ch 3, work 11 more dc into ring (12 dc); join with sl st to top of ch 3.

2. Ch 1, work *sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc* into same stitch as joining. Skip next st, repeat from * to *, skip next st, repeat from * to *, sl st in same st as last sc. (3 tail feathers). End off--right side.

NECK: (orange)

>From back side with feathers at bottom and 7 dc free on top, sl st in center dc of 7 free dc. *Pull up loop about 1/4", yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull up lp, yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull up lp, yo and draw thru all 5 loops on hook (cluster made) ch 1, repeat twice from * to make another cluster, working into ch 1 space on top of cluster. Do not ch 1 after second repeat but end off, leaving 3" of yarn for tacking neck to body in top of first dc round. (3 clusters made for neck).

FEET: (orange)

With right side facing and feathers at bottom, sl st in free dc to right of neck joining. *Ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, ch 2, sl st in same ch, ch 2, sl st in same ch, then sl st in remaining 2 chs up leg to body. Sl st in body then sl st in free dc to left of neck joining (skipping stitch where neck was joined). Repeat from * once more for other leg. Sl stitch up leg to body and end off.

WADDLE:

Ch 5 or 6 from 1/3 way down from top of head.

Weave in loose ends, apply eyes (could either use black yarn french knots, glue on 3 mm wiggle eyes or 3 mm seed beads--or for quick eyes, just dot with thin black permanent marker). For beak, use felt. Add pin to back and enjoy.

NOTE: This is an original design by Trish Harich and is posted here with permission. Please direct reprint requests to designer at pharich@erols.com. The designer's address was valid when this pattern was posted.

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