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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Toddler Little Green Monster FREE Crochet Pattern



You can download the PDF of this pattern here.


What you'll need:
    Red Heart Super Saver Worsted Weight (4) Yarn in Paddy Green
    Red Heart Super Saver Worsted Weight (4) Yarn in White
    Red Heart Super Saver Worsted Weight (4) Yarn in Black
    Red Heart Super Saver Worsted Weight (4) Yarn in Cherry Red
    Size H Hook
    Yarn Needle
    Small amount of poly fill

Abbreviation for stitches used:
    Ch = Chain
    HDC = half double crochet
    SC = Single Crochet
    SC DEC = Single crochet decrease
The Hat:

Round 1: Ch 2, 11 hdc in second stitch from hook. Join at the top of the ch 2 at the beginning of the round.
Round 2: ch1, 2 hdc in each stitch around. Join at the top of ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Round 3: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next. Continue around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Round 4: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 2. Continue around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Round 5: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 3. Continue around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginningof the round.
Round 6: ch1, 2 hdc in first st, 1 hdc in the next 4. Continue around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Rounds 7-17: ch1, 1 hdc in each around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Rounds 18-19: ch 1, single crochet around. Join at the beginning of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Now for the face.

Eyes:
Make two.

With the black yarn:

Round 1: Ch 2. 8 hdc in the second ch from hook. Join to the first hdc and fasten off.
Round 2: Join the white yarn. Ch 1, 2 hdc around. Join at the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round.
Round 3: Ch 1, 2 hdc in the first st, 1 hdc in the next. Continue around. Join at the end of the top of the ch 1 at the beginning of the round. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Eyebrows:
Make two.
With the black yarn:

Ch 10. SC in the second ch from the hook and in each ch across. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Mouth:
With the red:
Ch 15. SC in the second ch from the hook and in each ch across. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Join the white yarn in the second stitch from the right.Ch 1. SC in the next 2 stitches. Ch 1, turn. SC across for a total of 3 SC. (You're going to put one SC into the chain when you joined in the beginning. Ch 1, turn. SC DEC. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Join the white yarn in the fourth stitch from the left.Ch 1. SC in the next 2 stitches. Ch 1, turn. SC across for a total of 3 SC. (Again, you're going to put one SC into the chain when you joined in the beginning. Ch 1, turn. SC DEC. Fasten off and weave in ends.

It's fine if your two “teeth” don't match...he's a MONSTER!!! LOL

Horns:
Make two. These are worked in continuous rounds, not joined, so either use stitch markers or just count. I've put the total number of stitches at the end of each round to help you out.

Ch 2
Round 1: Work 4 sc into 2nd ch from hook (4)
Round 2: Sc in 1st stitch,*2 sc in next, sc in next stitch* repeat from *to* till end of round. (6)
Round 3: Sc in 1st 2 stitches,*2 sc in next, sc in next 2 stitches* repeat from *to* till end of round. (8)
Round 4: Sc in 1st 3 stitches,*2 sc in next, sc in next 3 stitches* repeat from *to* till end of round. (10)
Round 5: Sc in 1st 4 stitches,*2 sc in next, sc in next 4 stitches* repeat from *to* till end of round. (12)
Rounds 6-8: SC in 1st and each stitch around (12).
Fasten off and weave in ends

Assembly:

Whipstitch each of the facial features (eyebrows, eyes and mouth). I angled my eyebrows. For the horns, put some poly fill in each so it retains it's shape. Stitch to the top of the hat.


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