Wingy the Airplane



Source: http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2010/01/i-fall-to-pieces.html

WINGY The Airplane

Materials
140 yds (approx.) of main color rug yarn (sample used gold)
50 yds. (approx.) black rug yarn
15 yds. second color rug yarn (sample used yellow)
Size J crochet hook
Ample stuffing
Felt and glue, for face (if you prefer, face can be embroidered) – black, white, red

Gauge: 3 sts to an inch.
This pattern is worked in continuous rounds. DO NOT CHAIN AND TURN.
Always use the top loop of every st throughout pattern, unless otherwise indicated.

Body

Using main color, ch 4, sl st to join. (4)
RND 1-2: 2 sc in each st around. (8) (16)
RND 3: I sc in each st around. (16)
RND 4: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the third st, repeat from * around. (21)
RND 5-6: 1 sc in each st around. (21)
RND 7: 2 sc in each of the next 5 sts, continue 1 sc in each st around. (26) Stuff.
RND 8 -22: 1 sc in each st around. (26) Stuff.
RND 23: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (20) Stuff.
RND 24: 1 sc in each st around. (20) Stuff.
RND 25: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (15)
RND 26: 1 sc in each st around. (15) Stuff.
RND 27: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (12)
RND 28: 1 sc in each st around. (12) Stuff.
RND 29: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (9)
RND 30: 1 sc in each st around. (9) Stuff.
RND 31: sl st every other st around, until opening is closed. Break off and fasten, tucking ends.

Top Tail Fin
Using main color, sl st sc into top back end of body, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, ch 1 and turn, 1 sc in each of the bottom 6 sc loops, turn and continue 1 sc in each of the top 6 sc loops. (12)
RND 2-4: 1 sc in each st around. (12)
RND 5: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (9)
RND 6: sl st every other st around, until opening is closed. Break off and fasten, tucking ends. Flatten tail.

Side Tail Fins
Using main color, sl st sc into side back end of body, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, ch 1 and turn, 1 sc in each of the bottom 6 sc loops, turn and continue 1 sc in each of the top 6 sc loops. (12)
RND 2-3: 1 sc in each st around. (12)
RND 4: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (9)
RND 5: sl st every other st around, until opening is closed. Break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat, from start to finish, for other side tail fin. Flatten tail fins.

Wings

Using mail color, sl st sc into side of body, start at about rnd 9. 1 sc in each of the next 10 sts, turn and continue 1 sc in each of the next 10 sts, right below first row of 10, making a long oval circle, for a total of 20 sts.
RND 2-8: 1 sc in each st around. (20)
RND 9: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (15)
RND 10: 1 sc in each st around. (15) Stuff lightly.
RND 11: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (12)
RND 12: 1 sc in each st around. (12) Stuff lightly.
RND 13: *1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, skip the third st, 1 sc in the fourth st, repeat from * around. (9)
RND 14: sl st every other st around, until wing opening is closed. Break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat same, from start to finish, for other wing.

Small Wheel Axle
Using black, ch 4, sl st to join. (4)
RND 1-6: 1 sc in each st around. (4) Break off and fasten, tucking ends.

Small Wheel Axle Loops
Using main color, sl st sc into starting rnd of side tail fin, ch 4, sl st back into under side of fin; break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat the same for other loop under other fin, to complete holder-loops for axle of small wheel.

Small Wheel
Using black, sh 4, sl st to join. (4)
RND 1-8: 1 sc in each st around. (4)
RND 9: sl st ends together, to make round; break off and fasten, tucking ends. Slip wheel onto axle and slip axle through loop, to put small wheel in place.

Front Axle
Using black, ch 4, sl st to join. (4)
RND 1: 2 sc in each st around. (8)
RND 2-17: 1 sc in each st around. (8) Stuff as you go along.
RND 18: sl st every other st around, until axle opening is closed. Break off and fasten, tucking ends.

Front Axle Loops
Using main color, sl st sc into underside of wing, where wing begins, ch 8, skip 3 sts, sl st back into underside of wing; break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat same for other axle holder. Slip axle into loops.

Tires (Front Wheels)
Using black, ch 4, sl st to join. (4)
RND 1: 2 sc in each st around. (8)
RND 2-18: 1 sc in each st around. (8) Stuff as you go along.
RND 19: Shape piece into a donut, sl st the two ends together; break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat same, from start to finish, for other tire. Slip tires onto axle.

Propellers
Using second color, ch 6, sl st to join. (6) Working through center of chain ring, *1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, repeat from * 4 more times to complete; break off and fasten, tucking ends. Repeat same for other propeller.
Using second color, make 2 small pompoms to hold and fasten propellers on wings. Propellers are not designed to be removable, but by fastening pompom ends through chain ring of start of propeller and tying ends of pompom to wing, propeller can be turned.

Finishing
Fasten and tuck all ends. Face may be cut out of felt and glued on or, if desired, face can be embroidered on.



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