Monday, November 8, 2010

12 Collars of Christmas # 6 - "Pomp A Doodle"



Collar # 6 is the "Pop A Doodle Collar"  
What is Pomp a Doodle yarn? It is made by Red Heart Yarn company.
 It is basically a string of pom poms, really soft pompoms, 
that you can crochet on to anything.
100 % polyester, so probably best to hand wash items made with it.
 I hand wash all my furbabies sweaters and hats, 
and then lay them on top of the dryer.

 This is a statement from their webpage concerning the yarn:

Red Heart® Pomp-a-Doodle™     "Fun and super fast, you won't believe how the pom-poms work up to a soft and cuddly fabric. Use Pomp-a-Doodle as an accent with a plain yarn for amazing results! Perfect for fringe and trimwork."

100% polyester , comes in 15 different colors. I found it at Micheals.

Pomp A doodle Yarn.


Here is the pattern for the "Pomp a -a-Doddle Collar" 
By Sara Sach
Please add this Crochet Pattern to Your Ravelry favorites.

Skill : Easy

Materials:
Hook : H
Yarn : "Pomp A Doodle" Red Heart brand yarn
I Love This yarn - Solids

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)


R - 1 : Ch 39 ( for a 9 inch collar, 3 ch = 1 inch) join in a circle, ch 2

R - 2 : 1 hdc in each ch, join ch, 2

R - 3 : 1 dc in first st, skip the next st, dc in the next st,
cross back and dc in the skipped st, *skip the next st,
dc in the next st, cross back and dc in the skipped st,
 repeat from * around collar, join, ch 1

R - 4 : 1 hdc in each st, join, ch 1

R - 5 : Change to Pomp A Doodle yarn, loosely sc in each st, join and tie off.

Using this yarn can be a little tricky, here is a link that may help you, as it did me.

http://www.yarnsupply.com/crocheting-pomp-a-doodle-video.html




These are the colors I have purchased.
The Hat pattern can be fund here:
Pomp a Doodle Dog Hat
I hope you enjoy making this crochet pattern. 
I would love to see some pics of your finished collars!
post those to
ENJOY!
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