Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Rudolph the Red Nose Ring Ornament

Rudolph is the 5th in my "Ringing in Christmas" Ornament Series.  Each ornament is made by crocheting around a 2" plastic ring.









Materials Needed (for white reindeer shown above):

Caron Simply Soft Worsted Weight Yarn:
- White
- Limelight
2" Plastic Ring
1/2" Red Pom Pom
Glue
Size G (4.25mm) Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations/Stitches Used:
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
st = stitch
beg = beginning

Rudolph The Red Nose Ring Ornament:
Round 1) With white, join with a sl st around a 2” plastic ring, ch 1, 36 sc around ring, join with a sl st to beg sc. Do not turn. (36 sc)

Round 2) Ch 1, sc in same st and sc in next 10 sts, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next st (1st ear made), sc in next 12 sts, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next st (2nd ear made), sc in last 11 sts, join with a sl st to beg sc. Do not turn. (34 sc, 4 hdc, 2 dc)  End off white, weave in ends.

Right Antler:

Row 1) With Limelight, join with a sl st in the 2nd sc st to the left of the right ear, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, turn. (2 sc)

Row 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in last st, turn. (3 sc)

Row 3)  Ch 6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and sl st in each of the remaining 4 ch sts, then sc in the first sc st on row (1st antler point made), ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and sl st in each of the remaining 3 ch sts, then sc in next sc st on row (2nd antler point made), ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and sl st in each of the remaining 2 ch sts, then sc in last sc st. End off, weave in ends.

Left Antler:

Row 1) Skip the next 6 sts on ring that follow the right antler, and with Limelight, join with a sl st in the next st, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, turn. (2 sc)

Row 2) Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, turn. (3 sc)

Row 3) Ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the remaining 2 ch sts, then sc in first sc st on row (1st antler point made), ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and sl st in each of the remaining 3 ch sts, then sc in next sc st on row (2nd antler point made), ch 6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and sl st in each of the remaining 4 ch sts, then sc in last sc st on row. End off, weave in ends.

Finishing:  Glue red pom pom at the bottom for the nose.

Also see:
Week 1: Lacy Snowflake Ring Ornament
Week 2: Peppermint Candy Ring Ornament
Week 3: Christmas Wreath Ring Ornament
Week 4:  Snowman Ring Ornament





9 comments:

Annette said...

ow no to CUTE!!
Love it... you are on the roll with this!!!

Phyllis said...

So adorable! I love it!

Anonymous said...

I must say each week I look forward to see what you have created. I have been using thread crochet to make them. This one is so cute. Linda

moovet said...

Thanks so much! I have made several of your ring ornaments and they are so easy, fun, and cute. I can't wait to see what you come up with next!

margaret said...

This is another one of your never ending fantastic creations.

Keep up the Great Work!

Dragonflymomof2 said...

ABSOLUTELY adorable!!! I plan on doing these in my group as our crochet a long this month. I will be linking to each one.

Paula said...

These are so cute, I love them :-)

K @ Aurora Blythe said...

Just love your site! So glad I found you via Tangled Happy. Will visit again soon and am adding you to my link list of favorite crochet blogs :-)

häkelnerd said...

so cute ornaments... ♥
thanks for sharing :-)