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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Barnyard Gang Pattern- Picture Heavy

Alright, folks, here it is. The pattern for the much displayed Barnyard Gang pattern. I have some more pictures to share with you concerning this particular bag and characters. I gave it to my cousins baby boy Toby and he enjoyed them. But, that is for another post. Now, it is pattern time!





BARNYARD GANG
by Elizabeth Mareno

Skill: Intermediate or Advanced Beginner (due to color changes and assembly)



Supplies:
(all amounts are approx, you may need more or less depending on how tightly you stitch)
FOR BARN:
4oz Red (used RHSS Cherry Red)
2oz Black (used RHSS Black)
Small amt Brown (used RHSS Warm Brown)
Small amt White (used RHSS White)
Small amt Gold (used RHSS Gold) for straw in window (optional)
FOR ANIMALS: Approx an ounce of each
Horse: Dk Brown (used Patons Astra Dark Tan)
Lt Brown (used Patons Astra Med Tan)
Black- for hooves (used Caron SS Black)
Tiny amt of eye color
Farmer: Skin color (used Caron SS Off White)
Pants Color (used Patons Astra Hot Blue)
Shirt Color (used Patons Astra School Bus Yellow)
Boot Color (used Patons Astra Dark Tan)
Hat Color (used Patons Astra Med Tan)
Tiny amt for hair, eye, smile
Chicken: White (used Patons Astra White)
Red (used Patons Astra Hot Red)
Yellow (used Patons Astra School Bus Yellow)
Tiny amt black for eyes
Pig: Pink (used Patons Astra Bright Pink)
Tiny amt of black for eyes
Cow: Black (used Caron SS Black)
White (used Patons Astra White)
Pink (used Patons Astra Bright Pink)
Tiny amt of brown for eyes


F Hook and H or G Hook
Polyester Fiberfill, Needle for assembly & embroidery, Scissors, Stitch marker
2- 5/8" Buttons, preferrably shank
Small piece of plastic canvas, about 3" circle


Front, door closed

Front, door open



Back with 'fence'


BARN BAG: with larger hook

Start with Warm Brown: Bottom
Row 1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch. (6) do not join.
Row 2- 2sc in each sc (12)
Row 3- (1sc, 2sc in next) around. (18)
Row 4- (1sc in 2, 2sc in next) around (24)
Row 5- (1sc in 3, 2sc in next) around (30)
Row 6-10- continue increasing 1 sc per stitch series until you have (1sc in 8sc, 2sc in next). (60)Row 11- BLO (back loops only) sc in each sc (60)
Row 12- in Both Loops, sc in each (60) Cut Brown, Attach Red and continue
Row 13-20- repeat row 12 (60)
Row 21- BLO- (sc in 8, sc dec) around (54)
Row 22- in Both Loops(sc in 7, sc dec) around (48)
Row 23-28- continue decreasing 1sc per stitch series until you have (sc in 1, sc dec) (12)
**Begin to stuff firmly at about row 25, placing the piece of plastic canvas on the bottom before filling- Make sure your open loops are to the outside or right side.
Row 29- (sc dec) around. (6)
Finish off leaving a long end.
Using needle sew top closed and weave ends.



Continue with Red: Body
Row 1- Attach with sc to any open loops from row 21 of bottom. Sc in each open loop around. (60 ) *I did this so my jagged color changes were to the back of the bag.
Row 2- sc in 50sc, ch 1, turn. (50)
Row 3-14- Repeat row 2
Row 15- sc in 50, ch 10, join to 1st sc across opening w/sl st. (50sc, 10ch)
Row 16- sc in each sc and ch around. (60)
Row 17-27- sc in each sc around (60) Finish off.



With Black: Top **do not join unless noted**
Row 1- Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6)
Row 2- sc in each sc (6)
Row 3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around. (9)
Row 4- sc in each (9)
Row 5- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (12)
Row 6- sc in each (12)
Row 7- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (15)
Row 8- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
Row 9- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
Row 10- Repeat row 9 (32)
Row 11- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (40)
Row 12- Repeat row 11 (50)
Row 13-14- sc in each (50)
Row 15- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (60) Mark this row
Row 16- (sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) around (70)
Row 17-18- sc in each (70)
Row 19- (sc in 6sc, 2sc) around (80). Finish off.
Row 20-From bottom side of roof attach black around post from row 15 (marked row), ch1, sc in same space. Sc around post of each sc of row 15 (60) join.
Row 21-24- ch1, sc in sm sp as join, sc in each sc, join.
Finish off. Leave long piece for sewing to barn body. *Don't put on yet!*



With Red: Door
Row 1- ch12, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. (11)
Row 2-14- ch1, turn, sc in each. Do not cut @ the end of row 14
Row 15- working on the outside, evenly space sc on the ends of each row, in each sc and open loop from starting ch, put 3sc in each corner. Cut.
**Slip stitch decoration on outside of door with white.
**Loops for door closure: attach w/red and a sl st to side of door, ch5, sl st in sm sp. Tie off. Do this twice, evenly spaced.
Attach door & Buttons to front of Barn



With White: Fence Posts- Make 4 total
-Ch 19, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across (18) Cut off.
**Sew on evenly space with bottom of fence post touching the brown(dirt).
**Sl St "fencing" between fence posts.

*Attach Roof Now!*

Handle: with red
R1- ch8, sc in 2nd ch and each (7)
R2-50- ch1, turn, sc in each
Cut off, attach to side of barn with buttons on it.

Chuck, The Horse, Front View

Chuck, The Horse, Side View



HORSE: with smaller hook



With Dark Brown: Body
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6) do not join
R2- 2sc in each (12)
R3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
R4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
R5-15- sc in each sc (24)
R16- (sc in 2sc, dec) around (18) Stuff
R17- (sc in 1sc, dec) around (12)
R18- (sc dec) around (6)
Finish off, weave end and pull tight.

With Dark Brown: Head
R1- Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
R2- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) (9)
R3-4- Sc in each
R5- 2sc in 3sc, sc in rem (12)
R6-7- Sc in each
R8- sc in 2sc, 2sc in 2sc, sc in rem sc (14)
R9- Sc in each
R10- Sc dec around (7)
R11- sc dec around, sc in last sc (4)
Finish off, weave end and pull tight.

With Dark Brown: Neck
R1- ch14, join, ch1, sc in each ch (14) join
R2-4- ch1, sc in sm sp as join, sc in each sc, join (14)
R5- ch1, (sc dec, sc in 2) 3 times, sc dec, join(10)
R6-7- ch1, sc in each sc.
Sew on to head, making sure "bump" from head is facing up.
**EARS** Join w/ sl st around post of sc on top of one side of the head, 4sc in sm sp, sl st to other side of head, 4sc in a spot an equal distance from the other. Finish off.
**Stuff neck and sew to body, making sure the head stays "straight"**

With Black & Dark Brown: Legs (make 4)
Start w/black
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join (6)
R2- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (9)
R3- sc in each (9) Cut black, join dark brown
R4- with dk brwn, sc in each (9)
R5-13- sc in each.
Finish off. Flatten edges, sew to the underside of the body, 2 on each side.

**For Mane and Tail**- Cut pieces of Lt Brown 3-4" long. Attach to the neck & butt area with a "latch hook style" attachment. Do as many or as few pieces as you like.

Jedediah, The Farmer, with Chuck, The Horse


Jedediah, The Farmer, Taking A Break

THE FARMER: with smaller hook

With Skin Color: Farmer
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6) do not join
R2- 2sc in each sc around (12)
R3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) (18)
R4-8- sc in each (18)
R9- sc dec around (9) Stuff
R10- (sc in 1sc, dec) around (6)
R11- sc in each sc (6)
R12- 2sc in each sc (12) Mark Row, Change to shirt color
R13- (sc in1sc, 2sc in next ) around (18)
R14-16- sc in each sc (18)
Change to bib color
R17-21- Sc in each (18)
R22- (sc in 1sc, dec) around (12) Stuff
R23- (dec) around (6) sl st tojoin, finish off, weave ends tightening up bottom.

With Shoe color & Pants Color: Legs (make 2, don't stuff)
Start with shoe color
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join (6)
R2- 2sc in each sc (12)
R3- sc in 4sc, sc dec twice, sc in 4sc (10)
R4- sc in 4sc, sc dec once, sc in 4sc (9) Change to pants/bib color
R5-13- sc in each
Finish off. Flatten edge and sew on to bottom part of body, evenly spaced

With Skin Color & Shirt Color: Arms (make 2, don't stuff)
start with skin color
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join (6)
R2-3- sc in each (6)
Change to shirt color
R4-10- sc in each sc.
Finish off, sew to body @ row 12 (marked row)

**Straps for Pants** Attach with blue with a sl st to post of sc from first row of pants color. ch15, attach to backside of pants with sl st around post of first row of pants color. Make 2
Finish off. Weave ends.

**Embroider hair, eyes & mouth**

With Hat Color: Hat
Repeat rows 1-3 of farmer body
R4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
R5- sc in each (24) join with FLO of 1st sc
Working in FLO for the next round
R6- ch2, hdc in sm sp and next 3sc, (2hdc in next sc, hdc in 3sc) to ch2, sl st and cut off. (30)
Sl st "hat band" in complementary color.

Bob, The Chicken, Side View

Bob, The Chicken, Front View

Bob, The Chicken, Tail Feather View



CHICKEN: with smaller hook



With White: Body
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join(6)
R2- 2sc in each sc (12)
R3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
R4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
R5- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (30)
R6-7- sc in each
R8- (sc in 3sc, dec) around (24)
R9- (sc in 2sc, dec) around (18)
R10- (sc in 1sc, dec) around (12) Stuff
R11- (sc dec) around (6).
Cut off, weave and pull tight. Weave ends.



With White: Tail
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
R2- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (9)
R3-4- sc in each
R5- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in each) around (12)
R6- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in each) around (15) sl st to join.
Cut off, leaving a long end for attachment. Lightly stuff. Sew to one edge of top of body. Follow picture for placement.



With White: Tail Feathers
Attach yarn around sc post from chickens body just below tail's end with a slip stitch.
R1- ch3, sl st around post of next row up- repeat, working @ an angle towards the tip of the tail, then work down the opposit side finishing at the same row as beginning sl st.
R2- w/o chaining, turn, sl st in 1st ch3 loop from previous row, ch3, sl st in next ch3 loop. repeat this until you reach the last loop. Cut off yarn and weave in ends.
Follow picture for guidance on placement.



With White: Head
Repeat Tail through Row 6
R 7-8 Sc in each sc
Sl st to join, Cut



With Yellow: Beak
R1- ch2, 2sc in 2nd ch from hook (2)
R2- ch1, turn, 2sc in each sc (4)
R3- ch1, turn, 1 sc in each (4)
Cut. Fold row 3 in 1/2. Sew to face

With Red: Wattle
R1- ch3, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in last ch. (6)
*Sew under beak
*Embroider eyes with black

With Red: Comb
Attach w/ sl st around post of sc from row 4 of head. Repeat 1st row of tail feathers for 4 loops. Comb should end "between" the eyes.

With Yellow: Legs (make 2)
R1- Ch5, sc in 2nd ch and each ch across. (4)
Cut. Sew to bottom.


Paco, The Pig, Front View

Paco, The Pig, Side View
PIG: with smaller hook
With Pink: Body
Repeat Horse Body
With Pink: Head
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
R2- 2sc in each sc (12)
R3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
R4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
R5-6- sc in each
R7- (sc in 2sc, sc dec) around (18)
R8- (sc in 1sc, sc dec) around (12) Stuff
R9- (sc dec) around (6)
Cut, Leave opening. Sew to body
With Pink: Ears (make 2)
Repeat chicken beak and place on head equal distance apart.
With Pink: Nose
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
R2- in BLO, sc in each (6)
R3- in both loops, sc in each
Do not stuff. If you will be giving your pig nostrils, embroider them on before you attach the nose to the face. Sew nose into place.
**Embroider eyes and mouth**
With Pink: Legs (make 4)
Repeat for snout through row 3
R4- Sc in each.
Cut, and sew on.
With Pink: Tail
Ch7, 3sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.
Sew on to butt.

Lola, The Cow, Front View

Lola, The Cow, Side View

Lola, The Cow, Udder View
DUTCH-BELTED or "OREO" COW: with smaller hook
Body:
With Black- Repeat horse body to row 7, change to white
With White- Repeat horse body rows 8-13, change to black
With Black- Repeat horse body for rows 14-18.
Finish off.
With Pink & Black: Head
start with pink/nose
R1-ch3, 2sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2sc in last ch, (work opp side of ch), 2sc in sm st, 2sc in last ch. (8sc)
R2- sc in 1, 2sc in 2, sc in 5sc. (10) join.
R3- ch1, sc in join, sc dec twice, sc in 5 (8) join. change to black
R4- ch1, sc in join and each sc around (8) do not join, work in rounds again.
R5- 2sc in 5sc, sc in rem 3 sc (13)
R6- sc in 2, 2sc in 6sc, sc in 5sc. (19)
R7-8- sc in each
R9- sc in 5sc, sc dec 5 times, sc in 4sc (14)
R10- (sc in 1sc, sc dec) 4 times, sc in last 2sc (10) Stuff
R11- sc dec around (5).
Cut and close.
With Black: Ears (make 2)
R1- Ch4, sc in 2nd ch and next, 3sc in last ch, (working opposite side of chain) sc in last 2 ch. (7)
Apply to side of head
With Black: Neck
R1- ch11, join w/o twisting to make a circle. sc in join and each chain. (11) join with sl st, ch1.
R2-4- sc in each sc, join.
Cut, sew head to neck, making sure the head is straight, stuff neck and sew to body.
With Pink: Udder
R1- ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
R2- *(sc in 1sc, ch4-sl st in 1st ch (teet), sc in sm st) 2times, 2sc in next sc, repeat from * once. (12sc-4teets)
R3- skipping teets- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
R4- sc in each (18)
Cut, sew to under belly, leaving a small opening for stuffing. Stuff and sew shut.
With Black: Legs (make 4-don't stuff)
R1- ch2, 7sc in 2nd ch from hook (7)
R2-10- sc in each.
Cut, sew to body.
With Black: Tail
ch10- attach to butt with a sl st. Cut some 3" pieces of black yarn and tie to tail end.

Hey, Hey, The Gang's All Here!!
**Any technical difficulties or questions, don't hesitate to email me and I'll try to help!**
Hope you have as much fun making this as I did. :)
Biz

11 comments:

Sharon Marie said...

You are very generous to share this with your followers. Thank you very much!

Bailey said...

Wow this is amazing. I can't wait to get started.

Charlotte said...

This is so cute! Especially the cow! I love to crochet doilies with thread.

latoniar29690 said...

These are so cute! I love every piece! I hope I can find time to do all of these for my little girl...what a great idea. You are so talented and so thoughful for sharing!

FireBall said...

Thank you for posting your pattern I would have gladly paid for this one!! It's perfect for my first grandson, his parents are doing a farm theme for the room and I had started on animals but didn't have a barn!!

FireBall said...

Thank you for posting your pattern! I would have gladly paid for this one ;-) my first Grandson's room is a farm theme and I have animal patterns but not the barn, you've saved me lots of time and knots!

gwenelle said...

Oh wow, such an adorable pattern! My mom is a preschool teacher and I think this set would be perfect for her classroom. Thanks so much for sharing your patterns. I'll be visiting again soon :)

kaley-love-is?? said...

Wow!! So adorable! I am so excited to make this for my daughter. She will love it. I was looking for a little crochet house but found this fist. Way to cute!! Thanks for sharing :)

Mary Ann's Crochet said...

I just loved crocheting every piece of this! I sent it to my great nephew as an Easter gift. It is just adorable

Biz said...

That's so cool Mary Ann! Thanks for sharing! :-)

chrisg said...

Thanks so very much for sharing this pattern!! I have a birthday coming up that this is perfect for...