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Into the Jungle: Tree & Base Part 1
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Ready for a 3-D crochet adventure? This creative and popular pattern is a joy to make and a pleasure to give to a child you love. He or she will enjoy hours of fun and imaginative play!

In this Crochet Skill Builders episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Lee Sartori demonstrates how to begin the Into the Jungle project by crocheting the tree form and base. If you are new to crocheting in continuous rounds, you'll find the video tutorial to be a very helpful guide.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Crochet in continuous rounds.
  • Shape work around a foam form.
  • Join pieces together working through both thicknesses.
Note: Materials list and Pattern Notes are for Parts 1–6.

Finished Measurements:
Tree: 17 inches tall
Giraffe: 17 inches long

Materials
  • Red Heart Super Saver medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (7 oz/ 364 yds/ 198g per skein): 8 oz #406 medium thyme 6 oz #334 buff 4 oz #360 café latte 1 oz each #365 coffee and #312 black
  • Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker
  • 12-inch-tall plastic foam cone
  • Fiberfill
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
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