Driving Home for Christmas Car by Emma Varnam

Driving Home for Christmas Car

October 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4.5 rows = 1 inch
in double crochet
3.5 mm (E)
50 - 200 yards (46 - 183 m)
Approximately 17cm tall from toe to cuff and 12cm wide
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This pattern is available from etsy.com for £4.80.

Are you driving home for Christmas? Well wouldn’t this crochet ornament look so very splendid on your tree. The classic little red car has a jaunty fir tree on its roof.

Suitable for a beginner with assistance - but please, please take care with reading the instructions

The crochet pattern - working in the round in amigurumi style, and then working in rows to create the bonnet/hood. There is one photograph on the front of the pattern and images of each side of the car - the pattern is 4 A4 pages.

Sirdar Happy Cotton – Lippy (789) 1 x 20g (A)
Sirdar Happy Cotton – Stomp (774) 1 x 20g (B)
Sirdar Happy Cotton – Treetop (780) 1 x 20g (C)
Sirdar Happy cotton – 1m in each of Liquorice (775) (D) and Quack (788) (E)
1 m of striped twine to hold your tree to the top of the car.
3.5mm hook, stuffing, tapestry needle & stitchmarker

Stitches Used: Double crochet, Magic Ring, Increasing (dc2inc)