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Yo Gabba Gabba inspired Muno – Free Crochet Pattern

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Yo Gabba Gabba inspired Muno – Free Crochet Pattern

I may be tapped out on my Yo Gabba Gabba inspired patterns as they are over two feet tall apiece and take about three weeks to make, but here is another one for free. Enjoy.

MUNO – Crochet Pattern Instructions

Copyright © 2010 Wendy’s Wild Life. All Rights Reserved

Materials

Size E Crochet Hook

Vanna’s Choice Scarlet (four regular size skeins)

Vanna’s Choice While

Scraps of black for the mouth and Pupil

Tips

Use a piece of yarn in a contrasting color to mark the beginning of every row.

Abbreviations

SC – Single Crochet

INC – 2 single Crochet in the same stitch

DEC – Single crochet two stitches together

SLST – Slip Stitch

BLO – Back loops only

CH-Chain

HEAD and BODY (in red)

  1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
  2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
  3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)
  4. * 2 sc, inc* 6 times (24sc)
  5. *3sc, inc* 6 times (30 sc)
  6. *4 sc, inc* 6 times (36)
  7. *5 sc, inc* 6 times (42)
  8. *6 sc, inc* 6 times (48)
  9. *7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)
  10. *8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)
  11. *9sc, inc * 6 times (66)

12-61 SC Rows (50 rows)

62 *10sc, inc* 6 times (70)

63-69 SC Rows (7 rows)

70 *11sc, inc * 6 times (76)

71-77 SC Rows (7 rows)

78 *12sc, inc* 6 times (82)

79-86 SC Rows (8 rows)

Fasten off

LEGS in red (make 2)

  1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
  2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
  3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)
  4. * 2 sc, inc* 6 times (24sc)
  5. *3sc, inc* 6 times (30 sc)
  6. *4 sc, inc* 6 times (36)
  7. *5 sc, inc* 6 times (42)
  8. *6 sc, inc* 6 times (48)
  9. *7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)
  10. *8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)
  11. *9sc, inc * 6 times (66)
  12. *10sc, inc * 6 times (72)
  13. *11sc, inc * 6 times (78)
  14. IN BLO only SC Row

15-19 SC Rows (5 rows)

20. *Dec, 11sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (75)

21. *Dec, 10sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (72)

22. *Dec, 9sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (69)

23. *Dec, 8sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (66)

24. *Dec, 7sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (63)

25. *Dec, 6sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (60)

26. *Dec, 5sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (57)

27. *Dec, 4sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (54)

28. *Dec, 3sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (51)

29. *Dec, 2sc * 3 times, SC remaining stitches (48)

30-39 SC Rows (10 rows)

40. *7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)

41-49 SC Rows (9 rows)

50. *8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)

51-59 SC Rows (9 rows)

Fasten off

Stuff legs & Head/body

Make sure both foot bumps face forward sew the legs together creating a center seam. Then sew the legs to the opening from the body. You should have the same number of stitches to go around.

EYE – make one white

  1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
  2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
  3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)
  4. * 2 sc, inc* 6 times (24sc)
  5. *3sc, inc* 6 times (30 sc)
  6. *4 sc, inc* 6 times (36)
  7. *5 sc, inc* 6 times (42)
  8. *6 sc, inc* 6 times (48)
  9. *7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)
  10. *8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)

Fasten off

Pupil – make one black

  1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
  2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
  3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)

Fasten off – sew to center of eye

Sew eye to head/body on the top third of the head/body – use the photos for placement.

MOUTH – make one black

  1. CH 17
    1. turn, SC 16
    2. turn, Inc, SC 14, INC
    3. turn, DEC, SC 14, DEC

fasten off

Sew to Head/body under eye embroider teeth on using straight stitches and white.

ARMS – make 2 in red

  1. 8SC in Magic Ring
  2. 2 INC, 2sc, 2 inc, 2 sc (12)
  3. SC, 2 inc, 3 sc, 2 Inc, 4 sc (16)
  4. 2 sc, 2inc, 4 sc, 2 inc, 6 sc (20)
  5. 3 sc, 2 inc, 5sc, 2 inc, 8 sc (24)
  6. 4 sc, 2 inc, 6 sc, 2 inc, 10 sc (28)
  7. 5 sc, 2 inc, 7 sc, 2 inc, 12 sc (32)
  8. 6 sc, 2 inc, 8 sc, 2 inc, 14 sc (36)

9-13 SC Rows (5 rows)

14. 17 SC, INC, 17 Sc, inc (38)

15-16 SC Rows (2 rows)

17. 17 sc, Dec, 17 sc, dec (36)

18-22 SC rows (5 rows)

23. *5 SC, Inc* 6 times (42)

24-27 SC Rows (4 rows)

28. *6 SC, INC * 6 times (48)

29-32. SC Rows (4 rows)

33. *7sc, inc* 6 times (54)

34-37 SC Rows (4 rows)

The next few rows create almost a shoulder so you can sew the arms on with a rounded effect, but avoid the end of row decrease appearance in the back.

38. 36 SC, Sl St, turn

39. 35 SC, Sl St, turn

40. 34 SC, Sl St, turn

41. 33 SC, Sl St, turn

42 32 SC, Sl St, turn

43. 31 SC, Sl St, turn

44. 30 SC, Sl St, turn

45. 29 SC, Sl St, turn

46. 28 SC, Sl St, turn

47. 27 SC, Sl St, turn

Fasten off.

Stuff firmly and sew on sides of head/body below mouth

Thumb – make 2 in red

  1. 4 SC in magic ring
  2. Inc, 3 SC (5)
  3. Inc, 4 SC (6)
  4. Inc, 5 SC (7)
  5. Inc, 6 SC (8)
  6. Inc, 7 SC (9)

Fasten off. Sew to arms so the thumb sticks upright

Bumps – make at least 30 – more if you want – in red

  1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
  2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
  3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)

4-5 SC Rows (2 rows)

Fasten off sew around the body and on the legs and arms stuffing as you sew them.

Muno and his likeness is copyrighted by the Yo Gabba Gabba Company.

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Free Crochet Pattern – Brobee

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I took this pattern down from my shop so I though I would just offer it for free here.

I’d love photos of any completed projects.

BROBEE

Crochet Pattern Instructions

© Wendy’s Wild Life 2010. All Rights Reserved

Materials

Size E crochet hook

Polyfiberfil

Red Heart Yarn in Hunter Green and Spring Green (2 7oz balls of each)

Vanna’s Choice Yarn in Scarlet, Black and White

Tapestry Needle

Tips

Use a piece of yarn in a contrasting color to mark the beginning of every row.

Abbreviations

SC – Single Crochet

INC – 2 single Crochet in the same stitch

DEC – Single crochet two stitches together

SLST – Slip Stitch

BLO – Back loops only

CH-Chain

Head and Body

 

In Spring Green Chain 20

1.         SC in 2nd Chain from hook, SC 17 more stitches, 3 SC in last chain, working in unused loops on the opposite side of the first row SC 18 and 3 SC in end.

2.         [SC 18, 3 INC (these are the three stitches at the end of the row)] twice

3.         [SC 18 (inc, SC) 3 times] twice

4.         [SC 18 (SC, inc, SC) 3 times] twice

5.         [SC 18 (inc, 3 SC) 3 times] twice

6.         [SC 18 (2 SC, inc, 2 SC) 3 times] twice

7.         [SC 18 (inc, 5 SC) 3 times] twice

8.         [SC 18 (3 SC, inc, 3 SC) 3 times] twice

9.         [SC 18 (inc, 7 SC) 3 times] twice

10.       [SC 18 (4 SC, inc, 4 SC) 3 times] twice

11.       [SC 18 (inc, 9 SC) 3 times] twice

12.       [SC 18 (5 SC, inc,  5 SC) 3 times] twice

30 rows SC in Spring Green

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green

10 Rows SC in Spring Green

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green

10 Rows SC in Spring Green

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green

Join with a slip stitch and fasten off.

Arms (make two)

 

In Hunter Green

Ch 2

  1. 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
  2. INC in each stitch (12 sc)
  3.  *1 SC, INC * 6 times (18 sc)
  4. * 2 SC, INC* 6 times (24sc)
  5. *3 SC, INC* 6 times (30 sc)
  6. *4 SC, INC* 6 times (36)
  7. *5 SC, INC* 6 times (42)

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green

10 Rows SC in Spring Green

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green

10 Rows SC in Spring Green

10 Rows SC in Hunter Green


 

Legs (Make two)

In Hunter Green

Ch 2

  1. 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
  2. INC in each stitch (12 sc)
  3.  *1 SC, INC * 6 times (18 sc)
  4. * 2 SC, INC* 6 times (24sc)
  5. *3 SC, INC* 6 times (30 sc)
  6. *4 SC, INC* 6 times (36)
  7. *5 SC, INC* 6 times (42)
  8. *6 SC, INC* 6 times (48)
  9. *7 SC, INC* 6 times (54)
  10. *8 SC, INC* 6 times (60)
  11. *9 SC, INC* 6 times (66)
  12. *10 SC, INC* 6 times (72)
  13. *11 SC, INC* 6 times (78)
  14. *12 SC, INC* 6 times (84)
  15. SC Row in BLO

16-19   4 Rows SC

20.       (DEC, 12 SC) 4 times, SC remaining stitches (80)

21        (5SC, DEC, 6SC) 4 times, SC remaining stitches (76)

22.       (DEC, 10 SC) 4 times, SC remaining stitches (72)

23.       (2SC, DEC) 12 times, SC remaining stitches (60)

24.       SC Row

25.       (1SC, DEC) 12 times, SC remaining stitches (48)

26-28   3 rows SC

29.       (DEC, 6 SC) 6 times (42)

Change Colors to Spring Green

30-33   4 Rows SC

34.       (6SC, INC) 6 times (48)

35-38   4 Rows SC

39.       (7SC, INC) 6 times (54)

Change Colors to Hunter Green

40-43   4 Rows SC

44.       (8SC, INC) 6 times (60)

45-48   4 Rows SC

49.       (9SC, INC) 6 times (66)

Change Colors to Spring Green

50-53   4 Rows SC

54.       (10 SC, INC) 6 times (72)

55-58   4 Rows SC

59.       (11SC, INC) 6 times (78)

Change Colors to Hunter Green

60.       (12 SC, INC) 6 times fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns  (Make 3)

In Scarlet Ch 2

  1. 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
  2. (INC, 2 SC) twice (8 sc)
  3. (INC, 3 SC) twice (10 sc)
  4. (INC, 4 SC) twice (12 sc)
  5. (INC, 5 SC) twice (14 sc)

6-7       2 Rows SC

8.         (INC, 6 SC) twice (16 sc)

9.         (INC, 7 SC) twice (18 sc)

10.       (INC, 8 SC) twice (20 sc)

11.       (INC, 9 SC) twice (22 sc)

12-13   2 Rows SC fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing

EYEBROW

In Black Ch 36

1          SC in 2nd Chain from hook and SC remaining stitches

2          CH 1, turn and SC row, fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Mouth

In Black Ch 26

1.         SC in 2nd Chain from hook, SC 23 stitches, Change Colors to Scarlet, 3 SC in last stitch, 24 SC in unused loops, 3 SC in last stitch

2.         3 SC, DEC, SC 14, DEC, 3 SC, 3 INC, 2 SC, INC, 18 SC, INC, 2 SC, 3 INC

3.         2 SC, DEC, DEC, 9 SC, DEC, DEC, 2 SC join with a slip stitch and fasten off

Pupil

In Black Ch 2

  1. 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
  2. INC in each stitch (12 sc), fasten off

 

Eyes (Make two)

In White Chain 4

1.         SC in 2nd Chain from hook, SC 1 more stitches, 3 SC in last chain, working in unused loops on the opposite side of the first row SC 2 and 3 SC in end.

2.         [SC 2, 3 INC (these are the three stitches at the end of the row)] twice

3.         [SC 2 (inc, SC) 3 times] twice

4.         [SC 2 (SC, inc, SC) 3 times] twice

5.         [SC 2 (inc, 3 SC) 3 times] twice

6.         [SC 2 (2 SC, inc, 2 SC) 3 times] twice

7.         [SC 2 (inc, 5 SC) 3 times] twice

8.         [SC 2 (3 SC, inc, 3 SC) 3 times] twice

Change Colors to Black

Slip Stitch in each stitch around and join with a slip stitch. Fasten Off

Assembly

 

Pin face and horns in place before attaching to ensure proper placement. I like to sew the pupils on to the eyes before I sew the eyes onto the body.

This is easier if the head is stuffed.

Stuff Body, Sew legs to bottom feet facing forward. The unused leg stitches with form a center seam. Sew up the seam between the legs.

Stuff the arms up to the bottom of the last hunter green band. Fold open edges together and sew to the sides of the body two rows down from beginning of top hunter green band

Have fun, take him everywhere because he is huge.

For other patterns, check out my etsy shop.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/WendysWildLife?ref=si_shop

Getting ready to go down the slide. He was a little scared at first.

Mardi Gras Fun and the Boob Scarf

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Boob Scarf - Crochet Pattern Instructions

The boob scarf

This weekend was the annual Grand Parade for Mardi Gras in St. Louis. We don’t go anywhere near as crazy as New Orleans, but we give it a go. Last year at a friend’s urging I came up with these for us to wear.

Those got us a lot of attention and quite a few beads, which are always a plus at the parade.

This year I decided to change thing up and make a couple of different versions for the parade.

They were pretty easy to modify. I used iron on appliques from Wal-Mart to dress them up.The piercing is actually an old gold hoop that I had laying around that was missing its friend. Unfortunately, that was lost pretty early on and I had to re-pierce while at the parade with found objects.

Needless to say fun was had by all. For your own boob scarf go to  http://www.etsy.com/listing/62272879/boob-scarf-crochet-pattern-instructions for the original recipe pattern.
Until next time.

Wendy