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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Toilet Tissue Drum


Toilet Tissue Drum  Cover@1999  by N.L. Banks

Peaches & Crème Cotton Yarn by Elmore-Pisgah, Inc

     1 ball  Red  # 95
    ½ ball White #1
    ½ ball Green  #62
    about a yard or two of  Butterscotch #91
1 colored pipe cleaner 12 inches or so long
G hook

Note: ch 2 counts as 1 dc

Stitches used:  Single crochet, Double crochet


Rd 1 With White chain 4 to form ring, ch2, 12 dc in ring, slip stitch to top of ch 2.

Rd 2 ch 2, 1 dc in same place, 2 dc in each dc around. Join. (24dc,)  (ch 2 counts as 1 dc )

Rd: ch 2, 1dc in same place, *2dc in next 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc * . Repeat from * to * around, end 3 dc in last dc. Join.  (37dc) (ch 2 counts as 1 dc )

Rd 4  ch 2, 1 dc in same place, *2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next 2 dc, * . Repeat from * to * around. End 2 dc in last dc. Join. (49 dc).  Fasten off White. (ch 2 counts as 1 dc )

Rd 5,  attach Red, ch 1, working in back loops this round only, 1 sc in same place, and in each 1dc around. Join.

Rd 6 ch 2, working in both loops, 1dc in same place and in each sc around.

Rd 7-12 ch2, 1 dc in same place and in each dc around. Fasten off.

Rd 13  with White top facing away from you, attach Red to any unworked loop on row 5, ch 1, sc around. Fasten off.

Rd 14 with Green, chain 50 to form ring, ch 2, 1 dc in each chain around., join. Fasten off.   Sew the chain edge under round 13.

Rd 15, with Green, chain 50 to form ring, ch 2, 1dc in chain around, join. Fasten off. Sew the chain edge to bottom of cover (row 12).

Finishing drum

Starting with any dc on row 16, attach Butterscotch, skip 4 dc on row 15, ( /\/\/\  fashion) sew through both loops of next dc on row 15, * skip 8 dc on row 16, sew through both loops in next dc on row 16, skip 8 dc on row 15, sew through both loops of next dc on row 15 *. Repeat from * to * around twice. Fasten off. 

Drum Sticks:

  Cut pipe cleaner in half. Fold down one end about 1 ½ inches, then fold this part down again and twist it for the tips of the drum stick. Repeat for other stick. Tac both to the top of the drum, be sure and remove them before washing tissue cover.

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