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Princess Buttercup – Free Crochet Pattern

If you follow me on Instagram (if you don’t you should), you’ll know I’m working on Cheetara from the Thundercats. There was also a poll for my next item. The winner is the Marvel Universe. There are a lot of male superhero crochet patterns out there so I’m going to try to make the female ones. I’ve already done She-Hulk and I have a huge list of more Marvel Female Characters.

I’ve had a bit of free time lately, so I’ve been typing. I was on a Princess Bride kick a while back. I’ve already posted Westley. Please enjoy. Remember these patterns are not tested. Let me know if you have problems. If you post a picture please tag me or use #drunkenauntwendy. Then I can find it. 

Now I present to you. Princess Buttercup.

Crochet Pattern for Princess Buttercup

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
Vanna’s Choice – Beige
I love this yarn – Red
I lover this yarn – Yellow
12 MM Safety Eyes
Doll Eyelashes
Epoxy 6000
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle
Small Sharp Embroidery Needle

Abbreviations
SC – Single 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
Puff Stitch –(Insert the hook in the stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the stitch) repeat 2 more times. You should have loops on your hook. Yarn over and draw through all 6 loops on the hook. Push the stitch out.
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.

EYES
Cut a section of three lashes and glue to the flat part of the eye. Set aside until called for.

HEAD – in Beige
The head is made by doing an oval increase. Sometime it helps to mark where your increases are going to go with a spare piece of contrasting yarn. Just note that the first row is worked on both sides of the starting chain. The face is then embroidered on before you add the hair and stuff her.

Ch 8
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch, SC in next 5 stitches. 3 SC in last stitch. Working in the unused loops from the chain, SC 5, 3 SC in last chain. [18]
Round 2: [6 SC, (INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [24].
Round 3: [6 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [30].
Round 4: [6 SC, (SC, INC, SC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [36].
Round 5: [6 SC, (3 SC, INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [42].
Round 6: [6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [48].
Rounds 7-17: SC in each stitch for 11 rows [48 stitches per row]. Change color to yellow.
Place safety eyes between rows 10-11 approximately 8 stitches apart. It helps to fold the head flat so you can make sure it is centered on the oval.

Using beige yarn embroider a nose using straight stitches.

Make sure you tie all of these off inside the head to prevent unraveling later.

Round 18: (6 SC, DEC) 6 times [42].
Round 19: (5 SC, DEC) 6 times [36].
Round 20: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Round 21: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Start stuffing.
Round 22: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 23: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Round 24: DEC 6 times [6].
Fasten off. Thread tail through last 6 stitches. Pull up tight to close.

HAIR
Cut several strands about 12 inches long. Making a center part attach the strands of hair down the center of the head and along the back. Fill in as necessary. Make the hair as thick as you like. Take the hair from the front of the face and twist. Tack on the sides of the head.
ARMS – make 2
In Beige, Ch 2
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd chain from hook [4].
Round 2: SC row [4].
Round 3: (SC, INC) 2 times [6] change colors
Round 4: SC row [6].
Round 5: SC in BLOS [6]
Rounds 6-11: 6 rows SC [6 Stitches per row].
Fasten off.
Join to the unused loops from round 5
Row 1: SC, DC, DC, SC, Slip Stitch, turn
Row 2: SC row, turn
Row 3: SC, DC, DC, SC slip stitch
Fasten off.

BELT in yellow
Ch 40 fasten off.

TORSO in red
Torso is worked as an oval. The increases go on the sides of the oval.
Ch 5
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC for 2 stitches, 3 SC in last stitch, working in the unused loops from the first few stitches, 3 SC, 3 SC in the beginning loop [12].
Round 2: 3 SC, INC 3 times, 3 SC, INC 3 times [18].
Round 3: 3 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times, 3 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times [24].
Round 4: SC in BLOS [24].
Round 5: SC row [24].
Round 6: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 7: (4 SC, DEC) 3 times [15].
Rounds 8-9: 2 rows SC [15 stitches per row].
Start stuffing
Round 10: Puff Stitch, SC, Change Colors to Beige, SC, Change Colors back to Red, SC, Puff Stitch, 10 SC [13 SC, 2 Puff stitches]
Round 11: SC, Change Color to Beige 3 SC, 11 SC [15]
Round 12: Repeat row 11.
Fasten off. Sew to bottom of head.
Attach Arms.

SKIRT in Red.
Join with a slip stitch to the unused loops from Round 4.
Round 1: Using the unused loops from Round 4, SC row [24].
Round 2: SC row [24].
Round 3: (3 SC, INC) 6 times [30].
Rounds 4-6: 3 rows SC [30 stitches per row].
Round 7: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 6 times [36].
Rounds 8-10: 3 rows SC [36 stitches per row.
Fasten off. Tie belt around waist.

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