Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Day 2 -- Sultan Aladdin

Here's my next new Prince for your collection...Sultan Aladdin!  In case you missed it, you can grab the base pattern here and get started right away.  And if you didn't join me until today, you can get the FREE notes for Prince Charming on yesterday's post.  Enjoy!

Again, I made these for my own collection...and you should, too.  Probably shouldn't sell them or Big Name Company might get upset.  ;)

Sultan Aladdin
Colors:  Blanket -- Red Heart Super Saver in Claret (an old skein, before they darkened the color)
                               RHSS in Aran
             Skin -- Lion Brand Vanna's Choice in Honey
             Vest -- RHSS in Purple (another old skein)
             Hair -- I Love This Yarn in Black
             Hat (Fez) -- Red Heart With Love in Holly Berry

Blanket --
          R1 thru R6 - as written in Honey
          R7 - switch to Claret, as written
          R8 - switch to Aran, as written

Arms -- In Honey, as written

Head -- In Honey, as written

Hair -- work Wig Cap as written thru R11, then to make his "bangs":
ch2, turn, 1dc in  next 6 sts, 1hdc in next 2 sts, 1sc in next st, ch1, turn, 1sc in next 6 sts, 1hdc in next st, 1dc in next 3 sts, FO leaving a long tail.  Roll the "bangs" you just made up and use the tail to tack the bangs to R10.  Then sew Wig Cap to Head.

Fez-- in Holly Berry
          R1 - Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook  (6sc)
          R2 - 2sc in ea st around (12sc)
          R3 - In Back Loop Only, 1 sc in ea st around  (12sc)
          R4 - In both loops, (2sc in next st, 1sc in next 3 sts), rep around  (15sc)
          R5 thru R7 - 1sc in ea st around (15sc)
          FO leaving a long tail for sewing, sew to head.

Vest -- In Purple 
         Ch 22
         Row 1 — Turn, 1dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1dc in ea st cross, ch 2, turn (20)
         Row 2 through Row 6 — 1dc in ea st across

         Row 7 — Ch1, turn, sl st in next 5 sts, ch2, 1dc in next 10 sts, ch2 turn.

         Row 8 through Row 10 — 1dc in ea st across, do not finish off.



         Sleeve holes and sides —

                  - Ch8, sl st to last st of R6, ch1, work 1sc in ea row evenly across (should be 10sc across)

                  - Ch2, turn, sk 1 st, 1sc in ea st across, ch8, sl st to 1st st of R6, ch1 work 1sc
                     across evenly.

                  - Ch2, turn, sk 1st st, 1sc in next 30 sts, sl st in next 9 sts, FO.

           Put vest on your prince and sew a few stitches around the lapel area to tack vest down 
                   in place.
                                   Sleeve hole:

                                   Finished Vest:


You have my permission to do whatever with any blanket you make from this pattern (of course you can, it’s your blanket!). I’d love a link back to this pattern if you post a finished prince online. But PLEASE do not sell, distribute, or rewrite-and-call-your-own these FREE NOTES or any part of them to anyone at any time (of course you won’t, because they're mine). I spend a bunch of time making up and testing my patterns and getting them ready to share…please respect this so I can keep on doing it! Thanks!

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