Updated: Feb 27
With this cute rainbow music box, your little one will fall asleep in no time. The music box is crocheted in the shape of a rainbow and can be hung up or put by your little one's bed as a cuddle. Use it for playtime at home or take it on the go for your child's enjoyment and entertainment.
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Abbreviations/ Terms Used
· The pattern is written with American Standard Terms/Abbreviations
· The size of the doll is going to be around 15 cm tall by using the given tools and materials.
mr - magic ring
st(s) - stitch(es)
slst - slip stitch
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double cochet
inc - 2 single crochet into one stitch
hdc - half double crochet
inv-sc2tog - invisible decrease over 2 single crochet
BLO - back loop only
FLO - front loop only
6DCTOG - bobble stitch
Schachenmayr Catania Originals: The well-known and popular Catania is produced from high quality 100% combed and mercerized cotton. Yarn weight: Sport - 5ply | Fine(2) .
0423 – pink
0256 – dark pink
0106 – white
If you don't have this yarn in your country you can substitute it with anything that has the same properties as on the label above. Make sure it is a mercerized cotton.
Cascade yarns - Ultra Pima Fine
DMC perle (size 8) : black ( embroidering the eyes)
Other materials and tools:
Needles for sewing the parts together / Embroidering
Wooden ring (5 cm diameter) ( Make sure the wooden ring you use has been tested for toxins and passed the test. A common curtain ring is not always the best choice as they might have been varnished or treated with something that is not visible on the surface.)
(the choice of hook size can be dependent on the tension of the individual crocheter use - each individual can change the hook size suits them best with certain types of yarn )
Rainbow Pattern (2x)
Use the Schachenmayr Catania Originals dark pink (256) yarn.
Row 1: 9 sc backwards from the second chain from hook into the back bumps. 6 sc into the last chain, 9 sc into the other side of the foundation chain. 1 chain, turn and work the next row backwards
Row 2: 9 sc, 6 inc, 9 sc, ch 2, turn and work the next row backwardss
Row 3: 1 dc, [6DCTOG (bobble), 2 dc ] *9 , 1 dc, change to white, ch 2 , turn
Row 4: 9 hdc, 4 inc(hdc), 2 hdc, 4 inc(hdc), 9 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 5: 11 hdc, inc(hdc), 2 hdc, inc(hdc), 6 hdc, inc(hdc), 2 hdc, inc(hdc), 11 hdc, ch 2, turn
Row 6: 12 hdc, 2 inc(hdc), 1 hdc, 2 inc(hdc), 5 hdc, 2 inc(hdc), 1 hdc, 2 inc(hdc), 13 hdc, change to pink, ch 2, turn
Row 7: 3 dc, [ 6DCTOG (bobble), 3dc ] * 11, 1 dc, ch 2 turn
Row 8: 12 hdc, inc(hdc), 2 hdc, 4 inc(hdc), 10hdc, 4 inc, 2 hdc, inc(hdc)
Cut the yarn, fasten off and weave in the yarn tail.
Pink stripe for the sides
Use the Schachenmayr Catania Originals pink (423) yarn.
Row 1: 90 sc backwards from the second chain from hook into the back bumps. Ch 1, turn your piece and continue the next row backwards.
Row 2-8 : 90 sc, ch 1, turn
With a sc row crochet the rainbow piece to the pink stripe. Start at the bottom. 15 sc to the middle and another 15 sc to the other corner. Then around to get back to the starting point.
No worries if the stripe a bit longer. Sew it as it is shown on the below picture. Weave in the yarn tail. Now sew on the other side ( rainbow) . Do no forget to add the music box when you fill it with fiberfill.
Why don't you make a matching bunny rattle. It will be a perfect baby shower gift. Pin it for later or find the bunny pattern here:
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