Row 1: With cafe, ch 84. Dc in 4th ch from hook, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, [ch 2, dc in same ch as sc, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch] rep across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, dc in same st as beg ch-2, sc in ch-2 sp, [ch 2, dc in same sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] rep across.
Rows 3-4: Rep row 2, change to Aran in last sc, turn.
Rows 5-6: Rep row 2, at end of row 6 change to shaded browns, turn.
Rows 7-8: Rep row 2, at end of row 6 change to Aran, turn.
Rows 9-10: Rep row 2, at end of row 6 change to cafe, turn.
Rep rows 1-10 for 90 rows total.
Rows 91-94: With cafe, rep row 2. Fasten off.
Bottom Insert: With Aran, ch 28, rep pattern for body until 30 rows have been worked ending with 4 rows cafe. Fasten off.
Center first row of insert to first row of bottom of body; pin in place. Bring remainder of first row around sides of insert; pin in place and sew.
RND 1: (WS) Attach cafe, work around in pattern, around entire piece, join in beg sc, turn.
RND 2: (RS) Work in pattern around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
Tie knot in each end.
Fold tie in half; pull fold through loop 5 patterns from side and 2nd row from top; pull ends through lp and pull tight.
Source: I am making this for a friend with cerebral palsy
By Cricketnc from Parkton, NC
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By Dee Terry 10/21/2010
I can't wait to make some of these! Thanks so much. I figure these will make great gifts for our vets and what a great way of saying thanks for all you did for our country!
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