Hot air balloon baby mobile crochet pattern, nursery mobile tutorial
Make your own cute baby mobile with this simple crochet pattern.
This Hot air balloon baby mobile would be the perfect addition to a baby's nursery, with its colorful hot air balloons and four cute animals (a tiger, an elephant, a giraffe, and a zebra) dangling inside their baskets.
Their friendly faces will keep your baby interested and cradle him in a sweet sleep.
Your friends and family will surely notice this adorable mobile, and you can proudly say that you've made it yourself ;-)
------PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS LISTING IS FOR THE PATTERN ONLY, AND NOT THE FINISHED ITEM-------
This tutorial is a PDF document with 12 pages of detailed instructions, with more than 90 pictures. This crochet pattern is available in English (US crochet terms) and in German.
You will receive an email with the 3 PDF files (English, German and Dutch pattern) immediately after payment has been cleared.
To make this pattern you will need to know how to:
- begin with a magic ring
- slip stitch
- single crochet
- half double crochet
- tapestry crochet (crochet carrying the second color along the top of single crochet being worked in)
- 3 mm (US 2) crochet hook
- tapestry needle
- yarn calling for 3 mm (US 2) hook.
I used Schachenmayr Catania (cotton), and Schoeller&Stahl Limone (cotton)
- fiberfill stuffing
- 4 polystyrene balls of 3.15 inches (8 cm) diameter
- 8 black glass beads (or plastic safety eyes) of 4 mm diameter
- a plastic (or wooden) ring of 1.2 inches (30 mm) diameter
- a wooden frame of 10 inches (25 cm) diameter
With a 3mm hook and fingering yarn, the hot air balloon will measure 3.15 inches (8 cm) diameter.
--- Please do not copy or redistribute this pattern or claim it as your own. You may sell your finished item if you like, but please credit "Birds and crickets" as the designer. ----