When I get my hands on a yarn I like there is no stopping me! My latest obsession is Bernat Blanket Yarn. I just finished up a Unicorn Snuggle Sack and a Pumpkin Pouf and with all the leftover yarn laying around, I decided to come up with a quick and easy project for the back-to-school crowd: Crochet Plush Pencils! These seriously work up so quickly and my kids love them! They will be giving them to their teachers on the first day of school. My hope is that when we find out who their teachers are, I will stitch the teachers names on the side. If and when I do that I will make a follow-up post about stitching on letters.
–Bernat Blanket Yarn in Black, Vintage White, School Bus Yellow, Dark Grey, and Pixie Pink. Shop all these colors at Yarnspirations.com. You can make many pencils from one skein of each! I made 3 and still have plenty of yarn leftover.
– Size K crochet hook
– Poly-fil fiber stuffing
– Tapestry Needle
Finished Size: 14 inches long x 3.5 inches wide
Note: Pencil is worked from the eraser up. You will need to stuff and weave in your loose ends as you go!
Starting with pink yarn
Magic ring, chain 1 and make 10 SC in ring, join to first SC, chain 1