Sunday, October 30, 2005
Ballon or Lollipop bookmark
Balloon or Lollipop Bookmark
I used Red, and White #10 thread and a little brown embroidery floss.
hook size 4 or 5 steel
3 1/2 or 4" cardboard for tassel.
needle for weaving ends.
Ch5, slip stitch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 15 dc in ring. Slip stitch to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. (16 sts.)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same stitch. 2dc in each stitch around. Slip stitch to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. (32 sts).
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same stitch, *dc in next st, 2dc in next st,* around. Slip stitch to 3rd ch of beg ch 3. fasten off.
attach white to lollipop. Ch 1, sc in same st, Ch 3, sc in next st,ch 3, sc in next st, chain a 12-13" tail and sc in same sc, ch 3, sc in next st, ch 3 sc in next st. Fasten off.
wrap red thread around cardboard ~10-20 times and cut at end, put to side. Do same for white. Slip knot the threads to the middle of the tail and trim across. Weave in the pesky ends.
Hope you enjoy my bookmark.