CAMPFIRE PALS WITH PONY
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Girl is 13" high and the boy is 14" high.
Pony is 10" high.

Materials (for boy and girl):
Knitting worsted weight yarn, 3 ozs. dark brown; 2 ozs. each of rust and black; small amounts of yellow and red.
Crochet hook size E.
Four black shank buttons.
Two yellow feathers.
Scrap of brown felt.
Stuffing.

GAUGE: 5 sc = 1"

GIRL (make 2 pieces):
Beg at top of head with rust, ch 10. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn each row.
Inc 1 sc each side of next 4 rows-17 sc.
Work even for 9 rows.
Dec 1 sc each side of next 5 rows-7 sc.
Work 1 row even.
Change to brown. Ch 22 for arm. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, sc in each sc; ch 22 for 2nd arm. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across-49 sc.
Work even for 5 rows.
Sc in 34 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Sc in 19 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Work even on 19 sc for 25 rows. End off.

Legs:
With brown, sc in 4th sc from side edge and in each of next 4 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Work 10 more rows even.
Sc across, ch 6, Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc10 sc.
Work 4 rows even. End off.
Work other leg to correspond.

Hand:
Beg at top of sleeve end, with rust, work 6 sc across wrist edge, leaving 2 rows free at bottom.
Work 4 more rows.
Dec 1 sc each side of next row.
Work 1 row even. End off.
Work other hand to correspond.

Finishing:
Sew 2 pieces tog, right side out, stuffing as you go.
Knot strands of brown through sts at bottom of arms and around "skirt", 3 rows above start of legs.
Embroider dress with cross-stitch, French knots and straight stitch in red and yellow.
Outline top of moccasins with chain stitch.

Face:
With rust, ch 2. Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Pull into a ball and sew to face for nose.
Sew on button eyes.
Cut felt crescent mouth; glue on.

Hair:
Cut 30 strands of black yarn about 24" long.
With needle threaded with black yarn, fasten yarn at center of first strand, run through center of each strand, keeping strands in single layer.
Now cut 20 strands 6" long, run same threaded yarn through center of these strands.
Sew to head along center "part", long hair in front.
Tie a short piece of yarn tightly around front hair at each side of lower face; sew to face.
Braid hair below tie.
Wind ends with red yarn.
Bring short ends of back hair under long hair at sides; sew ends in place.

Headband:
With yellow, ch 40. Work 1 row sc. End off.
Sew or tie ends tog.
Trim with red running st.

BOY (make 2 pieces):
Work as for girl to end of neck; do not change to brown.
Ch 28 for arm. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across; ch 28 for 2nd arm.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch and sc across-61 sc.
Work 3 rows even.
Sc in 41 sc.
Ch 1, turn.
Sc in 21 sc. Ch 1, turn. Work 1 row even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next row.
Work 3 rows even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next row.
Work 7 rows even.
Dec 1 sc each side of next row.
Work 1 row even.
Change to brown, work 10 rows even.

Legs:
Sc in 7 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Work 18 more rows of 7 sc.
Sc in 7 sc, ch 8.
Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, sc in 5 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Sc in 12 sc. Work 3 more rows even. End off.
Work other leg to correspond.

Hand:
Working on arm end, with rust, sc in 4 sc on one edge, work 2 sc in corner, 4 sc across end, 2 sc in corner, 4 sc on other edge.

Finishing:
Sew 2 pieces tog, right side out, stuffing as you go.
Knot strands of brown through sts down side of legs.
Make face and hair same as girl's.
Outline top of moccasins with red chain st; decorate with yellow straight sts.

Breech Cloth (make 2):
With brown, ch 14. Work 7 rows of 13 sc.
With yellow, work 1 row sc around 2 long and 1 short edge.
Embroider as desired.
Tie together on doll at sides.
Necklaces are single chains in red and yellow.

Headband:
With red, ch 40. Work I row sc.
With yellow, work 1 rnd sc around band.
Tie or sew ends tog.
Add two feathers at back.

PONY:
Materials:
Knitting worsted weight yarn, 2 ozs. brown; 1/2 oz. natural; small amounts of black, orange and gold.
Crochet hook size E.
Two black shank buttons.
Stuffing.

GAUGE: 5 sc = 1".
Body:
Beg at back, with brown, ch 2. Rod 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 2: sc in each sc-12 sc.
Rnd 3: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 6 times-18 sc.
Rnd 4: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 9 times-27 sc.
Rnd 5: (2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc) 9 times-36 sc.
Rnds 6-30: Work even.
Rnd 31: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc) 9 times-27 sc.
Rnd 32: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next sc) 9 times-18 sc.
Rnd 33: (Sc in next sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 6 times-12 sc. Stuff body. Dec to 6 sc in next rnd. Sew up hole.

Neck:
With brown, ch 25; sl st in first ch to form ring. Work 10 rnds of 25 sc. End off. Stuff and sew to body.

Head:
Work as for body through rnd 4. Work 10 rnds even.
Next Rnd: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 3 times, sc in next 21 sc.
Work 1 rnd even.
Next Rnd: Sc in 9 sc, (dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 3 times, sc in 9 sc-21 sc.
Work 1 rnd even.
Next Rnd: (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc, sc in next sc) 7 times.
Work 1 rnd even. (Dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 7 times.
End off. Stuff; sew up hole. Sew to neck.

Front Leg (make 2):
With brown, chain 10; sl st in first ch to form ring.
Work 18 rnds of 10 sc.
Change to black and dec 1 sc in next rnd.
Work 2 rnds even. End off.
For bottom, with black, ch 2.
Work 6 sc in 2nd ch.
Stuff leg and sew on bottom piece.
Sew legs to body.

Back Leg (make 2):
With brown, ch 12; sl st in first ch to form ring.
Work 10 rnds of 12 sc.
On next rnd, dec 2 sc.
Work 9 rnds even.
Change to black and dec 1 sc in rnd.
Work 2 rnds even. End off.
Finish same as front leg.
Bind a bit at first dec rnd.

Ear (make 2):
With brown, ch 6. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch.
Ch 2; working back on other side of starting ch, sc in each of 5 ch. Sew on.

Finishing:
Sew buttons to face for eyes.
For tail, cut 12 strands of natural about 12" long.
Sew to pony at center of strands.
For mane, cut 50 to 60 strands about 6" long.
Sew to back of head and neck through center of strands.
For forelock, sew a small bunch of yarn to head between ears.

Saddle Blanket:
With orange, ch 4; sl st in first ch to form ring. Ch 3,
11 dc in ring. Sl st in top of ch 3. End off.
With gold, (2 dc in each of 2 dc, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc) 4 times. Join. End off.
With orange, sc in each dc around, 2 sc in each corner sp. Work 1 row of sc along one side of square.
Change to gold; work 1 more row of sc along same side. End off.
Work 1 row of orange sc and 1 row of gold sc across opposite side of square.
Loop gold fringe in every other sc on gold rows.
Make orange ch long enough to fit under pony to hold blanket on.
Work 1 row sc.
Sew ends to blanket each side.






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