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My mother taught me to make a chain stitch when I was in elementary school. I was hooked. Now, I enjoy making knit and crochet patterns that I love for others to learn these wonderful arts.

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Joseph, Mary's betrothed

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Joseph, Mary's betrothed
Joseph, Mary's betrothed
Joseph, Mary's betrothed
Joseph, Mary's betrothed
Joseph, Mary's betrothed
Joseph, Mary's betrothed

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • The crochet stitches include, sc, hdc, dc, tr and sl st. The pattern includes description of abbreviations and complete instructions with picture tutorials.

Pattern Description:

This pattern will let you make a Joseph ornament or decoration for a wall display or to add to your tree. (There are no breakable parts for young hands to break). What a great teaching tool for children

Joseph holds his walking stick and an oil lamp to see this new baby who he will keep safe.

* This pattern uses U.S. Crochet terms.

* This is for an intermediate skill level

I alway include contact information on all my patterns if you have questions or just want to send me a picture of how well your project turned out.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5 1/2 inches (14cm) wide and 8 3/4 inches (22.25cm) long.


  • Materials: bedspread weight cotton threads (size 10)
  • 11 yards peach (or choice of skin color)
  • 58 yard Golden Yellow (or choice of flame and Joseph's garment color)
  • 90 yards Russet (or choice of Joseph's cloak color)
  • 3 yards metallic gold (or choice of halo color) size 3
  • 15 yards Blue Hawaii (or choice of Joseph's garment contrasting color)
  • 18 yards Copper Mist (or choice of Joseph's lamp and staff color)
  • Steel Crochet hook size 7 (1.65mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 skeins of black embroidery floss (or choice of Joseph's hair, beard and eye color)
  • Small amount red (or choice of mouth color) Could also use embroidery floss
  • polyester fiberfill
  • 2 Pipe Cleaners for Joseph's Walking staff.
  • Washable fabric glue.

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