Red Heart Super Saver Pilgrim Pair

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by Rebecca J. Venton, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver Pilgrim Pair

A precious pair of pilgrims!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project, but stitches for stuffed body parts should be close enough that stuffing does not show through. Each finished pilgrim measures about 9 inch tall.
    Download the template for abbreviations and stitches not explained elsewhere.
    Special Abbreviations:
    inc (increase) = 2 sc in next st.
    dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops.
    dec2 = draw up a loop in next 3 sc, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops.
  • 2
    Head and Body (Man and Woman):
    Beginning at top of head with Buff, ch 2.
    Round 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a slip st in first sc—6 sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, [inc] 6 times; join—12 sc.
    Round 3: Ch 1, [sc in sc, inc] 6 times; join—18 sc.
    Round 4: Ch 1, [sc in 2 sc, inc] 6 times; join—24 sc.
    Round 5: Ch 1, [sc in 3 sc, inc] 6 times; join—30 sc.
    Rounds 6-11: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Stuff as you go along.
    Round 12: Ch 1, [sc in 3 sc, dec] 6 times; join—24 sc.
    Round 13: Ch 1, [sc in 2 sc, dec] 6 times; join—18 sc.
    Round 14: Ch 1, [sc in sc, dec] 6 times; join—12 sc.
    Round 15: Ch 1, [dec] 6 times changing to Grey Heather in last st; join—6 sc.
    Round 16: With Grey Heather, repeat Round 2—12 sc.
    Round 17: Repeat Round 3—18 sc.
    Round 18: Repeat Round 4—24 sc. Continue stuffing.
    Rounds 19-22: Repeat Round 6. For Man only change to Black in last sc of Round 22.
    Rounds 23 and 24: Repeat Round 6. For Man only change to Grey Heather in last sc of Round 24.
  • 3
    Shirttail and Skirt:
    Round 1: With Grey Heather, working in front loops only, ch 1, [sc in 3 sc, inc] 6 times; join—30 sc. Continue stuffing.
    Round 2: Repeat Round 6. For Man Only: fasten off.
    For Woman Only:
    Round 3: Ch 1, [sc in 4 sc, inc] 6 times; join—36 sc.
    Rounds 4-10: Repeat Round 6. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Lower Body (Man and Woman):
    Round 25: With Grey Heather for Man, and Soft White for Woman, working in remaining back loops only of Round 24, ch 1, [sc in 2 sc, dec] 6 times; join—18 sc. Continue stuffing.
    Round 26: Ch 1, [sc in sc, dec] 6 times; join—12 sc.
    Round 27: Ch 1, [dec] 6 times; join—6 sc. Fasten off.<
  • 5
    Arms (Man and Woman):
    With Grey Heather, ch 8; join with a slip st to form a ring.
    Rounds 1-5: Ch 1, sc in each ch around changing to Soft White in last sc of Round 5; join—8 sc.
    Rounds 6 and 7: With Soft White, ch 1, sc in each sc around changing to Buff in last sc of Round 7; join.
    Row 8: Pinch arm to work through 2 thicknesses. With Buff, ch 1, sc in 4 sc to close; turn—4 sc.
    Fingers: * Ch 3, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and next ch **, slip st in next sc; repeat from * across, end at **—4 fingers. Fasten off. Stuff and whipstitch top of arm closed, leaving long tail for sewing.
  • 6
    Feet (Man and Woman):
    Round 1: With Black, ch 4; 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch; join—7 sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, [inc] 3 times, sc in next sc, [inc] 3 times; join—14 sc.
    Round 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.
    Round 4: Ch 1, sc in 9 sc, dec3, sc in last 2 sc; join—12 sc.
    Round 5: Ch 1, sc in 8 sc, dec3, sc in last sc changing to Soft White; join—10 sc.
    Rounds 6 and 7: With Soft White, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. For Man only, change to Grey Heather in last sc of Round 7
    Rounds 8-11: With Grey Heather for man, and Soft White for woman, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. At end of Round 11 fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. Stuff.
  • 7
    Nose (Man and Woman):
    With Buff, ch 2.
    Round 1: 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook; join—6 sc.
    Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Fasten off leaving tail for sewing.
  • 8
    Collar (Man and Woman):
    With Soft White, ch 13.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn—12 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, [sc in sc, inc] 6 times—18 sc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.
  • 9
    Man’s Hat:
    With Grey Heather, ch 2.
    Rounds 1-5: Work same as Head Rounds 1-5—30 sc.
    Round 6: Ch 1, sc in back loops of each sc around; join.
    Rounds 7-11: Ch 1, sc in both loops of each sc around changing to Black in last sc of Round 11; join.
    Round 12: With Black, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.
    Round 13: Ch 1, [sc in 4 sc, inc] 6 times changing to Grey Heather in last sc; join—36 sc.
    Round 14: With Grey Heather, ch 1, sc in front loops of each sc around; join.
    Round 15: Ch 1, working in both loops [sc in 5 sc, inc] 6 times; join—42 sc.
    Round 16: Ch 1, [sc in 6 sc sc, inc] 6 times; join—48 sc.
    Round 17: Ch 1, [sc in 7 sc, inc] 6 times; join—54 sc.
    Round 18: Ch 1, [sc in 8 sc, inc] 6 times; join—60 sc. Fasten off.
  • 10
    Man’s Hair:
    With Black, working in remaining back loops of Round 14, join in any loop; ch 1, (sc, ch 6) in each loop around; join—36 loops. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing to head.
  • 11
    Woman’s Hat:
    With Soft White, ch 2.
    Rounds 1-5: Work same as Head Rounds 1-5—30 sc.
    Round 6: Ch 1, sc in back loops of each sc around; join.
    Rounds 7 and 8: Working in both loops, ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.
    Row 1: Ch 1, [sc in 2 sc, inc] 10 times; turn—40 sc.
    Rows 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    Row 7: Ch 1, [sc in 2 sc, dec] 10 times—30 sc.
    Fasten off.
  • 12
    Tie for Woman’s Hat:
    With Soft White, ch 7, sc in remaining front loops of Row 6 of Woman’s Hat, ch 7.
    Fasten off.
  • 13
    Woman’s Hair:
    With Gold, attach 6 short fringes to 6 back loops of Row 7 of woman’s hat.
  • 14
    Woman’s Apron:
    With Soft White, ch 13.
    Row 1: Sc in each ch across; turn—12 sc.
    Row 2: Ch 1, inc, sc in next 10 sc, inc; turn—14 sc.
    Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
    Row 4: Ch 1, inc, sc in next 12 sc, inc; turn—16 sc.
    Rows 5-8: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 8.
  • 15
    Tie for Woman’s Apron:
    With Soft White, ch 22, 12 sc across foundation row of Apron, ch 22. Fasten off.
  • 16
    Finishing (Man and Woman):
    Using photo for placement, sew arms between Rounds 18 and 19 of body. Sew legs to bottom of body. Sew nose between Rounds 8 and 9 of head. Sew collar around neck. Sew hats in place. With Black, embroider eyes and mouth. For man only, with Gold, embroider buckles on hat, belt, and shoes. For woman only, tie apron around waist. Trim woman’s bangs to match picture.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Buff 104212454
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Grey Heather 104212505
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Gold 104212442
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Black 104212432
  • Susan Bates Aluminum Silvalume Crochet Hook 3.75 mm F5 US 104236318
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Yarn Needle
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