Monday, May 14, 2012

Regular Fries and Curly Fries with Container


Abbreviations
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
sc dec = insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, yo and pull through all loops on hook

Tools
- G hook
- small amount of worsted weight yarn in gold, yellow, or whatever shade you want for your fries and red (or whatever color you want for your container)
- large-eyed plastic needle

Regular Fries
Row 1: Ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.
Fasten off and weave in ends.


Curly Fries
Row 1: Ch 20, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 4 sc in each st across to the last st, 5 sc in last st.
Fasten off and weave in ends.


French Fry Container
Using red yarn.
Round 1: Ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 7 chs, 3 sc in last ch, now working down opposite side of ch, sc in the bottom of the next 7 chs, 2 sc in last ch (also contains 1st sc you made), sl st to 1st st. [20]
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st and next 8 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, 3 sc in last st, sl st to 1st st. [24]
Round 3: Ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in same st and each st around, sl st to 1st st. [24]
Rounds 4-9: Ch 1, sc in same st and each st around, sl st to 1st st. [24]

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in same st and next 13 sts. [14]
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in same st and each of the remaining sts. [14]
Do not fasten off and weave in ends.

Trim for container opening:
Round 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in same st, sc in next 12 st, 3 sc in last st, 2 sc down side, sc dec over 3 sts that make up inside corner, sc over next 9 sts, sc dec over 3 sts that make up inside corner on other side, 2 sc up side, 2 sc in in last st (also contains 1st st of trim), sl st to 1st st.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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