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Giant Draft Dodger

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A door draft stopper crochet pattern that makes a perfect DIY home decor project or gift. Why make a draft dodger look like a snake when you can make it in a bright neon color to enliven your interior design? Draft excluders are a low-energy way to weatherize your home, so grab the crochet pattern and make one for every door in your house! Seriously huge, this draft dodger measures about 4 inches in diameter and the length of your door. It'll stop any draft like a neon ninja. You could stuff it with beans, but it's so big that the weight of the worsted weight yarn held double yarn and the polyfill do the job. You can use any yarn to match your home decor, but I like to use bright neon yarns like Caron Simply Soft's seasonal Neon Coral or Neon Pink. Buy it in summer for brightening your winter when summer is just a memory. Gauge is no important, just have fun! Skill level: Easy Materials: J/10 6 mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, worsted weight yarn (about 450-500 yd for a 4 ft door). Share: I love to see pictures of your creations! Tag your photos on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter #knitsforlife. Save: Sign up for my newsletter at knitsforlife.com for exclusive discounts on all new patterns. No returns on patterns. No resale rights. (c)2013 Knits for Life BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY half double crochet increase decrease crochet in the round magic ring GAUGE not important SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 4 in diameter any length SUGGESTED YARN 400 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Caron Simply Soft COLORWAY Neon Coral

Recommended with this pattern

  • J/10 6 mm crochet hook
  • tapestry needle
  • stuffing

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Hello, welcome to my corner of Craftsy! I'm Lorna, founder and crochet expert at Knits for Life. I am on a mission to bring more yarn to your life. My patterns are easy to understand and include photo and/or video tips for the tricky bits. I'd love for you to tag your pics @knitsforlife around the web to share them with me!