Monsters, Monsters, Monsters. I love monsters. Big monsters, little monsters, it really doesn’t matter. Check the Monster category for lots of free monster patterns. There’s Clyde, Frank Cyclopstra, Sparky and Frostina, and many more.
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. If you make him use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find him.
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)
Size E crochet hook
Large Eye Needle
Gauge: is not important for this project
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
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 email@example.com.
BODY – in Ice Blue
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd CH from hook.
Round 2: (INC) 6 times .
Round 3: (SC, INC) 6 times .
Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 6 times .
Round 5: (3 SC, INC) 6 times .
Round 6: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 6 times .
Round 7: (5 SC, INC) 6 times .
Round 8: (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 6 times .
Rounds 9 – 20: SC in each stitch around for 12 rows [48 stitches per row].
Round 21: (DEC, 6 SC) 6 times .
Round 22: (DEC, 5 SC) 6 times .
Round 23: (DEC, 4 SC) 6 times in BLO .
Start stuffing here. Stuff firmly.
Round 24: (DEC, 3 SC) 6 times .
Round 25: (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times .
Round 26: (DEC, 1 SC) 6 times .
Round 27: (DEC) 6 times .
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 
Round 2: INC in each stitch .
Round 3: (SC, INC) 30 times .
WINGS (make 2) – Parrot
Note: Wings are worked back and forth not in the round
Round 1: SC in 2nd chain from hook, turn .
Round 2: Ch 1, 3 SC in 1st stitch, turn .
Round 3: Ch 1, INC, SC, INC, turn .
Round 4: Ch 1, INC, 3 SC, INC, turn .
Round 5: Ch 1, INC, 5 SC, INC, turn .
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
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook .
Round 2: SC in each stitch .
Round 3: (INC, SC) 2 times .
Round 4: SC in each stitch .
Round 5: (INC, 2 SC) 2 times .
Round 6: SC in each stitch .
Round 7: (INC, 3 SC) 2 times .
Round 8: SC in each stitch .
Round 9: (INC, 4 SC) 2 times .
Round 10: SC in each stitch .
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.
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