I had promised that I would upload more free patterns this year, so here is one to make a really cute little airplane.
The plane is about 4 inch long, crocheted with Caron Simply Soft yarn and a 2.75mm hook. I recommend this yarn or similar because the thread is a bit thinner even though it is a medium/4 worsted yarn. If you use another brand it’s fine, the plane will just turn out a little larger.
1 medium/4 worsted yarn – blue (Caron Simply Soft)
2.75mm crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Felt, red and black
Glue gun, or fabric glue
ch = chain
rnd = round
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase
dec = dec
rnd = round
This ornament is crocheted in continuous spirals without joining the rounds. The size is approx. 4 inch long.
Body of plane (starts at tail):
With blue yarn, make a ch. of 4 st.
Rnd 1: 2 sc, inc, turn to the to the other side of the chain, 1 sc, inc (7)
Rnd 2: inc, 1 sc, inc 2 times, 3 sc (10)
Rnd 3: inc, 3 sc, inc 3 times, 2 sc, inc (15)
Rnd 4 to 5: sc in each st around (15)
Rnd 6: dec 2 times, 11 sc (13)
Rnd 7: dec 2 times, 7 sc, dec (10)
Rnd 8: dec, 6 sc, dec (8)
Rnd 9: [1 sc, inc] 4 times (12)
Rnd 10: [2sc, inc] 4 times (16)
Rnd 11: inc 4 times, 12 sc (20)
Start stuffing, and continue a long the way
Rnd 12 to 23: sc in each st around (20)
Rnd 24: [2 sc, dec] 5 times (15)
Rnd 25: [1 sc, dec] 5 times (10)
Rnd 26: dec 5 times (5)
Fasten off. Embroider the thread in the stitches of the last row to close the hole.
Wings (Make 2):
With blue yarn, start with a magic ring
Rnd 1: 5 sc in center of the ring (5)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (10)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, inc] 5 times (15)
Rnd 4 to 9: sc in each st around (15)
Fasten off, and leave a long tail for sewing. Stuff them but not too much, you want the wings to remain flat, and not round.
Sewing the wings:
Position the wings on each side of the plane and pin them with needles. Sew around using the stitches of the wing and plane to attach them together. Weave in loose end.
Cut two piece of red felt in the shape of propellers, about 1 inch long. Cut a circle in black felt. Glue the propellers first to the front of the plane, then the circle on top of them.
Voila! your little airplane is ready to take off. I hope you enjoyed this pattern, and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask me in the comments box below.