Eye with Nerve

Adding to the Crocheted Microbes and Guts, I present to you an anatomically correct Eye in its own display box. How cute is this? Okay maybe cute isn’t the right word.

The eye isn’t tested so let me know if you find any problems. Use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find your work and give you love. Don’t forget to check out my shop if you would like to purchase ad free patterns, plush or kits.

Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Black
I love this yarn – Soft Blue
I love this yarn – Red
I love this yarn – Sungold
I love this yarn – Soft Pink
Red embroidery floss
Plastic Baseball display case
Size E crochet hook
Large Eye Needle
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
TC- Triple Crochet
CH- Chain
FO – Fasten Off
SL ST – Slip Stitch
INC – Make two Single Crochet in Same Stitch
DEC – Single Crochet two stitches together
BLO – Back Loops Only
FLO – Front Loops Only

Note: Almost the 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.

See last page for alternative color options

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at drunkenauntwendy@gmail.com.
In Black
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd chain from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [12]. Change Colors to Soft Blue
Round 3: (SC, INC) 6 times [18].
Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 6 times [24]. Change Colors to White
Round 5: (3 SC, INC) 6 times [30].
Round 6: (2 SC, INC 2 SC) 6 times [36].
Rounds 7-8: 2 rows SC [36 stitches per row]
Round 9: (6 SC, 6 SC in BLOS) 3 times [36].
Rounds 10-11: 2 row SC [36 stitches per row]
Start stuffing
Round 12: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Round 13: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Round 14: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 15: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Round 16: DEC 6 times [6].
Fasten off. Thread tail through stitches in Round 16 and pull up tight to close.

MUSCLES (Make 3)
Working on one section at a time, Using White attach to the unused loops from Round 9.
Row 1: SC 6 stitches [6]. Change colors to Red.
Row 2: SC row [6].
Row 3: DEC, 2 SC, DEC [4].
Rows 4-8: 5 rows SC [4 stitches per row].
Row 9: DEC, DEC [2].
Rows 10-13: 4 rows SC [2 stitches per row].
Fasten off the first 2 muscles. Don’t fasten off the 3rd.
Row 14: SC all three muscles together to form a tube. [6].
Row 15: SC row [6]. Change colors to Soft Pink
Rows 16-18: 3 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Fasten off.

Using a sharp needle and two threads of red embroidery floss, backstitch veins behind row 9 between the muscles.

NERVES (Make 2)
In Sungold
Join to the eye near a muscle with a slip stitch. Chain 15. Fasten off.

Weave in any ends and place in plastic display box.

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