Troika – The three eyed monster – Free Pattern

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Troika – The three eyed monster – Free Pattern

 

Meet Troika. He’s got 3 eyes and quite the personality. I don’t know if the wings will actually lift him in the air, but he will try.

 

Materials

 

Worsted Weight Yarn

 

I love this yarn – Ice Blue – 90 yds

 

I love this yarn – White – 25 yds

 

Red Heart Unforgettable – Parrot 10 yds

 

12 mm Safety Eyes (3)

 

White Felt

 

Craft Glue

 

Size E crochet hook

 

Polyfiberfill

 

Large Eye Needle

 

 

 

Gauge: is not important for this project

 

 

 

Abbreviations

 

SC – Single Crochet

 

HDC – Half Double Crochet

 

DC – Double Crochet

 

CH- Chain

 

FO – Fasten Off

 

SL ST – Slip Stitch

 

INC – Make two Single Crochet in Same Stitch

 

DEC – Single Crochet two stitches together

 

 

 

Note: Entire project is worked in the round. Use a stitch marker or a scrap piece of yarn to mark the beginning of each row. Then you don’t have to count every row. Do not join unless instructed to.

 

 

 

Parentheses indicate a repeat. Repeat the stitches in the parentheses for the number of times indicated.

 

 

 

The bracketed number [] is the number of stitches at the end of each row.

 

 

 

I spread my increases out so there isn’t a seam on the finished piece. If you do not like this method, you can do regular increases.

 

 

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at drunkenauntwendy@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

BODY – in Ice Blue

 

 

 

CH 2

 

Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd CH from hook.

 

Round 2: (INC) 6 times [12].

 

Round 3: (SC, INC) 6 times [18].

 

Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 6 times [24].

 

Round 5: (3 SC, INC) 6 times [30].

 

Round 6: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 6 times [36].

 

Round 7: (5 SC, INC) 6 times [42].

 

Round 8: (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 6 times [48].

 

Rounds 9 – 20:  SC in each stitch around for 12 rows [48 stitches per row].

 

Round 21: (DEC, 6 SC) 6 times [42].

 

Round 22: (DEC, 5 SC) 6 times [36].

 

Round 23: (DEC, 4 SC) 6 times in BLO [30].

 

 

 

Start stuffing here. Stuff firmly.

 

Round 24: (DEC, 3 SC) 6 times [24].

 

Round 25: (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times [18].

 

Round 26: (DEC, 1 SC) 6 times [12].

 

Round 27: (DEC) 6 times [6].

 

 

 

FO leaving a long tail. Thread tail through last 6 stitches and pull up tight to close hole.

 

 

 

BOTTOM RUFFLE – Ice Blue

 

Note: Ruffle is crocheted directly on to the body. You want to join so you can have the right side of work facing you. The increase is what causes the stitches to ruffle.

 

 

 

Round 1: Join with a slip stitch in one of the unused loops from Round 23. SC in each stitch around using the unused loops [30]

 

Round 2: INC in each stitch [60].

 

Round 3: (SC, INC) 30 times [90].

 

Fasten off.

WINGS (make 2) – Parrot
Note: Wings are worked back and forth not in the round
Ch 2
Round 1: SC in 2nd chain from hook, turn [1].
Round 2: Ch 1, 3 SC in 1st stitch, turn [3].
Round 3: Ch 1, INC, SC, INC, turn [5].
Round 4: Ch 1, INC, 3 SC, INC, turn [7].
Round 5: Ch 1, INC, 5 SC, INC, turn [9].
Round 6: Slip Stitch 3 stitches, SC, HDC, DC, DC, HDC, SC

Fasten off Leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew to the back of the monster as shown in the picture below.

 

 

HORN – White
Ch 2
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [4].
Round 2: SC in each stitch [4].
Round 3: (INC, SC) 2 times [6].
Round 4: SC in each stitch [6].
Round 5: (INC, 2 SC) 2 times [8].
Round 6: SC in each stitch [8].
Round 7: (INC, 3 SC) 2 times [10].
Round 8: SC in each stitch [10].
Round 9: (INC, 4 SC) 2 times [12].
Round 10: SC in each stitch [12].

Fasten off. Stuff with a pointed tool to get the stuffing in the tip of the horn. Sew to top of body around row 2.Troika.jpg

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