Musical Rainbow

Updated: Aug 3


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.



Copyright Notice

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This pattern was created and designed by me - Poppy Crochet Design/Blahó Emese Zsuzsanna.

The pattern is for personal use only. The pattern or parts of it may be not reproduced, redistributed, resold, translated, published (online or printed), altered, shared or posted (for sale or free) over the internet or offline! You may link to this pattern but you may not copy any part of the pattern instructions on other websites.

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Please clearly credit the design to Poppy Crochet Design and link it to my website or me shop.(https://www.etsy.com/shop/PoppyCrochetDesign)


Introduction

Thank you very much for choosing my pattern to make. I am really appreciate it :) I wish you a pleasant time while working on it. If you have any issues please do not hesitate to contact me by hitting the chat button or via Instagram or Facebook. You can find me as Poppy Crochet Design on both platforms.


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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




Materials

Yarns :

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.

For example:

Scheepjes - Catona

Ice yarns - Camilla Cotton

Cascade yarns - Ultra Pima Fine

Patons - Grace

DMC perle (size 8) : black ( embroidering the eyes)


Other materials and tools:

  • Fiberfill

  • Needles for sewing the parts together / Embroidering

  • Pins

  • Hook size 3.0 mm

  • 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.)

  • Music box

(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.


Chain 11

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.


Chain 91

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:





( The graphic elements I used are from www. freepik.com. )

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