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Free Crochet Pattern – Grizelda

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Free Crochet Pattern – Grizelda

I joined an Amialong. I’ve been working diligently to finish the dogs from the pattern. It is the year of the dog according to the Chinese Calendar. I’ll  post pictures when I’m done.

Grizelda is a sparkly cuddly little unicorn. She’s ready to brighten your day. Her hooves and horn are made with a glitter yarn. The glitter yarns tend not to be very sturdy so I paired it with a sport weight cotton to give it a bit more structure.

She isn’t tested. If you make her, use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find your work.

Crocheted Unicorn Pattern

 

 

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Antique White
I love this yarn – Greybeard
I love this yarn – Black
Sparkly Eyelash Yarn
I love this cotton – Dove
Vanna’s Glamour – Silver
12 mm eyes
Doll eyelashes
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye 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
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.

Glue 3 eyelashes to the flat part of the safety eyes using epoxy 6000.

HEAD in Antique White
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 Sc in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
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].
Rounds 8-15: 8 rows SC [42 stitches per row].
Stop here and place the eyes between rows 10-11 approximately 11 stitches apart.
Round 16: (5 SC, DEC) 6 times [36].
Round 17: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Start Stuffing
Round 18: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Round 19: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 20: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Round 21: DEC 6 times [6].
Fasten off leaving a long tail. Thread the tail through the stitches on row 21 and pull up tight to close the hole.

MUZZLE in Greybeard
Ch 8
Round 1: SC in 2nd Chain from hook, 5 SC, 3 SC in last stitch, using the unused loops from the first 6 stitches, SC 6, 3 SC in last stitch [18].
Round 2: 6 SC, 3 INC, 6 SC, 3 INC [24].
Rounds 3-4: 2 rows SC [24 Stitches per row].
Fasten off.
Using Black, embroider nostrils on the edges of round 1.
Sew to front of head under eyes.

HORN using Dove and Silver held together
Ch 2
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd chain from hook [4].
Round 2: (INC, SC) 2 times [6].
Rounds 3-11: 9 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Fasten off. Sew to center of head above eyes.

MANE
Cut several pieces of Eyelash yarn approximately 8 inches long. Folding each piece in half, pull the loop through using your hook. Then pull the open side through the loop to secure the hair. Do this down the back of the head in the center. You may need to do 2 rows to get the fullness you are looking for.

EARS (make 2) in Antique White
Ch 2
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd chain from hook [4].
Round 2: (INC, SC) 2 times [6].
Round 3: (INC, 2 SC) 2 times [8].
Round 4: (INC, 3 SC) 2 times [10].
Round 5: (INC, 4 SC) 2 times [12].
Rounds 6-7: 2 rows SC [12 stitches per row].
Fasten off. Sew to the top of head with the mane and horn in between.

BODY in White
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 Sc in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
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].
Rounds 7-9: 3 rows SC [36 stitches per row].
Round 8: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Rounds 9-10: 2 rows SC [30 stitches per row].
Round 11: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Rounds 12-13: 2 rows SC [24 stitches per row].
Start Stuffing.
Round 14: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 15: SC row [18].
Round 16: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Fasten off. Sew open area to the bottom of the head.

FEET (Make 4) using Dove and Silver held together
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Round 2: SC in BLOs, change color to White in last stitch [6].
Rounds 3-7: 5 rows SC [6 stitches per row]

Fasten off. Stuff lightly. Sew to body.

TAIL
Attach several strands of the eyelash yarn to the back of the body using the same method as was used to attach the individual strands for the mane.

 

 

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Free Crochet Pattern – Mr. Sa – the Superbug, MRSA

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Free Crochet Pattern – Mr. Sa – the Superbug, MRSA

Here at Drunken Aunt Wendy Designs, I’ve been continuing my crochet microbes series. Below you will find a pattern for Mr. Sa. He’s MRSA under the microscope. He’s got a cape because he’s a superbug. I think I’m going to have to crochet an antibiotic in order to fight off all these diseases.

But before we get to your free pattern, lets check in on everything else I have been up to.

I finished my gingham plaid scarf. I went a little crazy on the color scheme settling on Lime Green and Blush.

Handwoven plaid scarf

Handwoven scarf

This one I made with worsted weight acrylic yarn. I don’t think I will use the same kind of yarn in the warp as it was a touch sticky in the heddle. The next scarf will be purple silk made out of lace weight yarn. It should have amazing drape.

Last week I also found a bonus sweater. What is a bonus sweater? Well it is a completely knitted wool cable sweater that just needed the arms sewn on. Exactly how many projects do I have going that I forgot I knitted a sweater. I mean seriously.

Handknit sweater with cables

It is made out of Wool of the Andes Yarn in Sapphire Heather from Knit Picks. I’m a big fan of this site. The yarn is very reasonable and makes sweater knitting significantly cheaper. The pattern is called the Central Park Hoodie. It is one of my favorite patterns. I have knitted it a couple of times. The end project is super cozy. I did go up a size on the arms as my biceps are huge. (knitting apparently beefs them up, lol).

Free Crochet Pattern

Now what you have all been waiting for. Here’s the crochet pattern for Mr. Sa, the MRSA superbug.

Crocheted MRSA

Super MRSA

If you haven’t visited me before, the free patterns are not tested. Tested versions with lots of photos are available in my Etsy or Ravelry shops. If you make Mr. Sa, make sure to use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find it on social media. Don’t forget the other crocheted microbes, Anthrax and Mr. Sniffles.

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn in Old Leaf
I love this yarn in Black
12 mm Safety eyes
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

Gauge is not important for this project unless you have purchased a kit. Using the right size hook is important to ensure you have enough yarn.

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
BLO – Back Loops Only

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 and HEAD (Make 5)
On the last one, stop halfway through and insert eyes and embroider face.
In Old Leaf
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [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].
Rounds 7-12: 6 rows SC [36 stitches per row].
Round 13: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Round 14: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Start stuffing here or place eyes and embroider face.
Round 15: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 16: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Fasten off. Sew three together in a triangle shape. Sew one below and the head on top.

CAPE – in Black
Note cape is worked back and forth. I don’t like to Ch 1 and turn on this on for a cleaner edge. If you want to ch 1 and turn that is fine.
Ch 13
Row 1: SC in 2nd Chain from hook and 11 remaining stitches [12].
Row 2: (2 HDC, INC) 4 times [8 SC, 8 HDC].
Row 3: SC row [16]
Row 4: (3 HDC, INC) 4 times [8 SC, 12 HDC].
Rows 5-6: 2 rows HDC [20 HDC per row].
Row 7: (4 HDC, INC) 4 times [8 SC, 16 HDC]
Rows 8-9: 2 rows HDC [24 HDC per row]
Row 10: (5 HDC, INC) 4 times [8 SC, 20 HDC]
Rows 11-12: 2 rows HDC [28 HDC per row].
Row 13: (6 HDC, INC) 4 times [8 SC, 24 HDC].
Rows 14-18: 5 rows HDC [32 stitches per row].
SC around the edges. Ch 26 at the top corners for the tie to attach the cape.

All Done! One Superbug.

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Free Crochet Pattern – Anthrax

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Free Crochet Pattern – Anthrax

If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen Clint and Lydia Chlamydia. I’ve also done an Sperm and Ovum, Adam and Eve. Those two have magnets to make facilitate their attraction.

There has also been MRSA. He’s a super virus, hence the cape.

Crocheted MRSA

Super MRSA

I like my cuddly microbes. There has already been Mr. Sniffles, the cold virus.

Meet Anthrax. He’s a biohazard with a malicious sense of humor.

Crocheted Anthrax

Cute Biohazard

Remember the patterns on my blog aren’t tested. Let me know if there are problems. If you make Anthrax make sure you use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find it.

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Amethyst (55 yds)
I love this yarn – Black (1 yd)
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle
Size 18 mm safety eyes
Red Spray Paint Glossy

Abbreviations
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half 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
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.

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

 

EYES
Spray paint eyes red. I use a clothespin to hold them. I recommend two coats.

BODY – in Amethyst
Body is worked as an oval. The increases go on the sides of the oval.
Ch 8
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC for 5 stitches, 3 SC in last stitch, working in the unused loops from the first few stitches, 6 SC, 3 SC in the beginning loop [18].
Round 2: 6 SC, INC 3 times, 6 SC, INC 3 times [24].
Round 3: 6 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times, 6 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times [30].
Round 4: 6 SC, (SC, INC, SC) 3 times, 6 SC, (SC, INC, SC) 3 times [36].

Round 5: 6 SC, (3 SC, INC) 3 times, 6 SC, (3 SC, INC) 3 times [42].

Round 6: 6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times, 6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times [48].
Round 7: 6 SC, (5 SC, INC) 3 times, 6 SC, (5 SC, INC) 3 times [54].
Round 8: 6 SC, (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 3 times, 6 SC, (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 3 times [60].
Rounds 9-16: 8 rows SC [60 stitches per row.
Stop here and insert eyes. Eyes should go between rows 12-13. Place the eyes 7 stitches apart.
Round 17: (DEC, 8 SC) 6 times [54].
Round 18: (DEC, 7 SC) 6 times [48].
Round 19: (DEC, 6 SC) 6 times [42].
Round 20: (DEC, 5 SC) 6 times [36].
Round 21: (DEC, 4 SC) 6 times [30].
Embroider Smirk in Black
Start Stuffing
Round 22: (DEC, 3 SC) 6 times [24].
Round 23: (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times [18].
Round 24: (DEC, SC) 6 times [12].
Round 25: DEC 6 times [6].
Fasten off. Thread tail through Round 25. Pull up tight to close the hole.

 

 

 

Free Crochet Pattern – Baby Platypus

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Free Crochet Pattern – Baby Platypus

I’ve been working on my crocheted microbes. I haven’t had a chance to type up the pattern yet, but meet Clint and Lydia. They are based on microscopic version of Chlamydia.

Crocheted Chlamydia

The beer koozies were taking up a bit of my time, but I have still been weaving.

Check out this twisted fringe.

Handwoven scarf - twisted fringe

I used the Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball. It created a wonderful ombre effect with very little work on my part.

I also like to make sure I try patterns by other designers to give me ideas for shaping, structure and texture.

This little porg is about 3″ tall. The pattern is available on Ravelry from Geeky Hooker. It turned out super cute.

Amigurumi Porg

On to your free pattern. Remember for tested patterns that have lots of pictures check out my Etsy or Ravelry pages. I entered a contest for amigurumi parents and babies. Here is my baby Platypus. His name is Gus. He is super cute and waiting to grow into a full-fledged platypus. If you make him, post a picture with #drunkenauntwendy so I can find it and give you lots of love.

Gus the baby platypus

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Yellow [A] 30 yds
I love this yarn – White [B] 3 yds
I love this yarn – Greymist [C] 10 yds
Sheepish – Teal(ish) [D] 102 yds
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle
Size 12 mm safety eyes

Abbreviations
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half 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
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.

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

 

EYES (make 2)

In B, Ch 2

8 SC in 2nd CH from hook [8].

Join with a slip stitch, fasten off and set aside to attach to the body.

BODY

In D, CH 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd CH from hook [6].
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 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 [30]

Place safety eyes in the center of the white eye patches. Pull the eye patches in a slight oval shape. Attach the eyes between rows 11-12. Use the pictures for guidance. The posts are approximately 8 stitches apart. I recommend placing the eyes, but not securing them until you figure out exactly where you like them.

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.

BILL

Note: Bill and Tail are worked in an oval increase. Ovals are worked in the round. Just note that the first row is worked on both sides of the starting chain. See pictures for help.

In A, 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 6, 3 SC in last chain. [18]
Round 2: [6 SC, (INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [24]
Rounds 3-4: SC in each stitch for two rows. [24 stitches in each row].

Fasten off. Fold in half and sew to body under eyes, curving slightly. The top of the bill is one row under the bottom of the eye patches.

FLIPPERS (make 4)

In A, Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd CH from hook [6].
Round 2: (INC) 6 times [12].
Rounds 3-4: SC in each stitch for two rows. [12 stitches in each row].
Round 5: Fold in half and SC the open end together. Ch 1, turn [6]
Round 6: (3 DC in next stitch, Sl stitch in next stitch) repeat 2 more times for 3 toes.

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Sew two flippers to the bottom of the body at an angle between rows 24-26. Flippers are approximately 5 stitches apart. Sew the other two flippers to the side of the body also at an angle. You want them to stick out. Mine are sewn on between rows 14-16. They are about 5 stitches from the bill.

TAIL

Note: Bill and Tail are worked in an oval increase. Ovals are worked in the round. Just note that the first row is worked on both sides of the starting chain. See pictures for help.

In C, 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 6, 3 SC in last chain. [18]
Round 2: [6 SC, (INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [24]
Rounds 3-4: SC in each stitch for two rows. Change color to D in last stitch [24 stitches in each row].
Rounds 5-12: SC in each stitch for eight rows [24 stitches in each row].

Fasten off. Fold flat and sew to back of body across row 20.

FINISHING

Cut a piece of D approximately 5 inches long. Fold in half and join it to the top of the head with a slip stitch. Pull tight. Trim to the height you like.

Wicked Witch of the West – free Crochet Pattern

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Wicked Witch of the West – free Crochet Pattern

I took some time off for Christmas. We had lots of family things and I didn’t have time to crochet.

Last week was my scheduled week to make something from another designer. I am intrigued by all things taxidermy, but I don’t like the idea of dead animals in my house.

Enter Animal Heads: Trophy Heads to Crochet. The link will take you to the Amazon page to buy it. I got my copy from the library. I love the library.

I did the little mouse head first. It was quick and easy and I adore the way it turned out.

mouse

I wanted to make a little army of them to put all over my walls.

Then I decided to make the hare.

This was a challenge. While there were charts in the book, none of them made any sense. The neck and shoulder portions were really confusing. I finally finished it, but I may be done with this book. If you get the book, it is in British Crochet terms, but those are easy enough to convert.

On to the free pattern: I made this Wicked Witch of the West for my daughter when she got the role of the Wicked Witch in the junior high musical last year.

Wicked Witch of the West

Twins

Here’s the pattern:

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Limelight
I love this yarn – Black
I love this yarn – Mixed Berry
I love this yarn – White
12 MM Safety Eyes
Doll eyelashes
E6000 epoxy
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

Abbreviations
SC – Single 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
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.
BLO – Back Loops Only
FLO – Front Loops Only

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

Before starting the head, clip a section of three lashes per eye. Glue to the flat portion of your safety eyes and set aside to dry.

HEAD in limelight
Head is worked as an oval. The increases go on the sides of the oval.
Ch 8
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch from hook, SC for 5 stitches, 3 SC in last stitch, working in the unused loops from the

first few stitches, 6 SC, 3 SC in the beginning loop [18].
Round 2: 6 SC, INC 3 times, 6 SC, INC 3 times [24].
Round 3: 6 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times, 6 SC, (SC, INC) 3 times [30].
Round 4: 6 SC, (SC, INC, SC) 3 times, 6 SC, (SC, INC, SC) 3 times [36].
Round 5: 6 SC, (3 SC, INC) 3 times, 6 SC, (3 SC, INC) 3 times [42].
Round 6: 6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times, 6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times [48].
Rounds 7-17: 11 rows SC [48 stitches per row.
Fasten off. Insert Eyes. Using tail embroider a nose.

734 stitches in Limelight so far

EARS – make 2
In Limelight
Ch 2
4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook. Don’t join in the round.
Fasten off. Sew to the sides of the head.

HAIR – In black.
Join with a slip stitch to the head to the side of the face. Loop Stitch for 32 stitches. SC last 16 Stitches of Round.
Complete another 32 loop stitches for two rows of hair.

HAT – in black
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [6].
Round 2: (2 SC, INC) 2 times [8].
Round 3: (3 SC, INC) 2 times [10].
Round 4: (4 SC, INC) 2 times [12].
Round 5: (5 SC, INC) 2 times [14].
Round 6: (6 SC, INC) 2 times [16].
Round 7: (7 SC, INC) 2 times [18].
Round 8: (8 SC, INC) 2 times [20].
Round 9: (9 SC, INC) 2 times [22].
Round 10: (10 SC, INC) 2 times [24].
Round 11: (11 SC, INC) 2 times [26].
Round 12: (12 SC, INC) 2 times [28].
Round 13: (13 SC, INC) 2 times [30].
Round 14: in FLOs (4 SC, INC) 6 times [36].
Round 15: (5 SC, INC) 6 times [42].
Round 16: (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 6 times [48].
Round 17: (7 SC, INC) 6 times [54].
Round 18: (4 SC, INC, 4 SC) 6 times [60].
Round 19: (9 SC, INC) 6 times [66].
Round 20: (5 SC, INC, 5 SC) 6 times [72].
Round 21: (11 SC, INC) 6 times [78].
Fasten off.

TORSO in black
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].
Rounds 5-6: 2 rows SC [24 stitches per row].
Round 7: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Start Stuffing.
Rounds 8-9: 2 rows SC [18 stitches per row].
Round 10: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Rounds 11-12: 2 rows SC [12 stitches per row].
Fasten off leave a long tail for sewing.

SKIRT in Black
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.
Round 11: (Skip 2 Stitches, 5 DC in next stitch, Skip 2 Stitches, Slip Stitch) 6 times, join with a slip stitch to the beginning. [6 Slip Stitch, 30 DC].
Fasten off.

ARMS – Make 2, start with Limelight
Ch 2,
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [4].
Round 2: SC, Puff Stitch, 2 SC [3 SC, 1 Puff Stitch].
Round 3: 4 SC, change colors to black in last stitch [4].
Round 4: (SC, INC) 2 times [6].
Rounds 5-11: 7 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Fasten Off. Don’t stuff arms.

FEET – Make 2, Start in Black
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: Working in BLOs SC row [18].
Round 4: 3 SC, DEC in next 6 stitches, 6 SC [12].
Start stuffing feet.
Round 5: 2 SC, DEC, DEC, 4 SC change colors to Mixed Berry in last stitch [8].

Round 6: SC row, change colors to White in last stitch [8].
Round 7: SC row, change colors to Mixed Berry in last stitch [8].
Round 8: SC row, change colors to White in last stitch [8].
Round 9: SC row, change colors to Mixed Berry in last stitch [8].
Round 10: SC row, change colors to White in last stitch [8].
Round 11: SC row, change colors to Mixed Berry in last stitch [8].
Round 12: SC row [8].
Fasten off. Lift up the skirt and sew to the torso. Make sure your feet face forward.

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Mummy – Free Crochet Pattern

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Mummy – Free Crochet Pattern

This week, I am finishing up my testing of Brain and making sure that there are no issues with the pattern. I should have a kit finished by the beginning of next year if you want to make your own brain. Remember, there is exclusive content for those that are mailing list members.

Questions:

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I am also working on another faux taxidermy head. This one is a rabbit. The pattern is confusing the crap out of me, but I am plugging along.

Now for the free pattern. He stumbles along and hopes his wrappings don’t come undone. If you make him, post it on Instagram. Use #drunkenauntwendy so I can find him and give you lots of love.

Super cute Mummy. This one actually brings a lot of people to my table whenever I am at a show. It brings them in, but no one ever buys him. He is really sad about that.

This little guy is approximately 8″ when finished. You can make him smaller or larger depending on your hook and yarn size.

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Greymist
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Black
10.5 mm safety eyes
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye 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
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.

 

HEAD in Greymist
The head is made by doing an oval increase. Sometimes 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 finish the head 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].

Fasten off. Insert eyes 5 rows down from the open edge 7 stitches apart.

Using Black Embroider a straight stitch for the mouth.

TOP OF HEAD (in White)
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].
Fasten off and sew to top of head, stuffing firmly as you go.

BODY and LEGS in Greymist
Starting with legs
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [12].
Round 3: (SC, INC) 6 times [18].
Round 4: SC in BLOs [18].
Rounds 5-11: 7 rows SC [18 stitches per row].
Fasten off 1st leg. On 2nd leg do not fasten off. Continuing with the 2nd leg
Round 12: SC around both legs to join them [36].
Rounds 13-15: 3 rows SC [36 stitches per row].
Start stuffing here. Make sure you stuff each leg.
Round 14: SC row [36].

Round 15: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Round 16: SC row [30].
Round 17: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Round 18: SC row [24].
Round 19: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 20: SC row [18].
Round 21: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Fasten off. Sew to the bottom of the head.

MUMMY WRAPS in white
Long (Make 2)
Ch 101
Row 1: SC in 2nd Chain from hook, 99 SC. [100].
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, SC 100 [100].
Sew overlapping itself to the body and up one leg.

Medium (Make 2)
Ch 76
Row 1: SC in 2nd Chain from hook, 74 SC. [75].
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, SC 75 [75].
Sew overlapping itself to the body, head or arms

Short (Make 2)
Ch 51
Row 1: SC in 2nd Chain from hook, 49 SC. [50].
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, SC 50 [50].
Sew overlapping itself to the body, head or arms

ARMS – make 2
In Greymist , Ch 2
Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd chain from hook [4].
Round 2: SC row [4]. Change Colors to White
Round 3: (SC, INC) 2 times [6]
Rounds 4-11: 8 rows SC [6 in each row].
Fasten off, tighten hole and sew to the sides of the body.

 

 

 

Brain – Free Crochet Pattern

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Brain – Free Crochet Pattern

It’s time to take over the world. Brain is the next in my set of Animaniacs. How awesome is he? Again he isn’t tested. If you make him, make sure to use #drunkenauntwendy if you post it on Instagram. Then I can find your work and give you lots of likes!

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Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Pink
Embroidery Floss in Black
14 MM Safety Eyes
Oval Safety nose Spray painted Red (I used pink ones from Fresh Stitches)
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

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
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.

Spray Paint the Nose before you start crocheting to give them time to dry. I recommend 2 coats to get even coverage. I find Krylon in a Satin Finish gives me the best results.

EYELIDS – in White (make 2)
Ch 2
Row 1: 4 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [4].
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, (SC, INC) 2 times [6].

Fasten off leaving a long tail and set aside to sew to face when instructed.

 

HEAD – in White
The head is made by doing an oval increase. Sometimes 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 finish the head and stuff him.
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].
Round 7: [6 SC, (5 SC, Inc) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time. [54]
Rounds 8-15: SC in each stitch for 8 rows [54 stitches per row].

Insert the safety eyes btw rows 10 & 11. Approximately 11 stitches apart.

Place the nose halfway between the eyes one row down.

Place the eyelids slanted over the safety eyes and sew in place.

Using the embroidery floss, embroider eyebrows.

The mouth is optional. I did it because my nose ended up being off center.

Round 16: (7 SC, DEC) 6 times [48].
Round 17: (6 SC, DEC) 6 times [42].
Round 18: (5 SC, DEC) 6 times [36].
Round 19: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Start stuffing
Round 20: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Round 21: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Round 22: (SC, DEC) 6 times [12].
Round 23: DEC 6 times [6].
Fasten off. Leave a long tail. Thread tail through the stitches in Round 23. Pull up tight to close the hole.

OUTER EAR (Make 2)
In White, Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [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].
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

INNER EAR (Make 2)
In Pink, Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [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].
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Attach with the wrong sides together. Be careful sewing so that the pink doesn’t show through on the other side.

Attach ears high on the sides of the head. You may want to pin them in place to check placement before sewing them on.

FEET (Make 2)
Note you will make two feet and attach them pursuant to the instructions for the body. You will fasten off the first one and not the

second one. These are also done with an oval increase.
In Pink, Ch 5
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch, SC in next 2 stitches. 3 SC in last stitch. Working in the unused loops from the chain, SC 3, 3 SC in last chain. [12].
Round 2: 3 SC, INC 3 times, 6 SC [18].
Round 3: 3 SC, (Puff Stitch, SC) 3times, 6 SC [12 SC, 3 Puff Stitches].
Round 4: 3 SC, 3 DEC, 6 SC [12]. Change colors to White.
Round 5: (SC, DEC) 4 times [8].
Rounds 6-7: 2 rows SC [8 SC per row].
Fasten off the first one. Do not fasten off the second leg and proceed to the instructions for the body.

BODY (In White)
Making sure both feet are facing the same direction:
Round 1: SC around first leg and then around second leg to join legs together [16].
Round 2: (3 SC, INC) 4 times [20].
Round 3: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 4 times [24].
Round 4: (3 SC, INC) 6 times [30].
Round 5: SC row [30].
Round 6: (4 SC, INC) 6 times [36].
Rounds 7-9: 3 Rows SC [36 stitches per row].
Round 10: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Round 11: SC row [30].
Round 12: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Start Stuffing
Rounds 13-14: 2 rows SC [24 stitches per row].
Round 15: (2 DC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Rounds 16-17: 2 rows SC [18].
Fasten off. Stuff firmly and attach to the bottom of the head.

ARMS (Make 2)
In Pink Ch 2:
Round 1: 8 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [8].
Round 2: SC row [8].
Round 3: (DEC, 2 SC) 2 times [6].
Round 4: (DEC, SC) 2 times [4]. Change Colors to White.
Rounds 5-14: 10 rows SC [4 stitches per row.

Fasten off and sew to the body right under the head. Then attach the hands together behind the body to give him his pondering look.

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TAIL in Pink
3 stitch crochet Icord for 13 rows.
Fasten off and sew to back of body.
Stick with the Icord, it is fiddly, but works out. Promise.

Now go take over the world with Brain.

Dot – Free Crochet Pattern

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Dot – Free Crochet Pattern

Last week was my off week for crochet. I try to schedule one week a month that do another craft non crochet related, be it knitting, soap making, weaving, etc. This week, I went back to cross stitch. I started this a long time ago and decided I needed to finish it this week. Naively, I thought “How long could it take.”

Hogwarts express

3-5 hours a night later for the whole week, I learned just how long it could take. I was also halfway done when I started this week. I will not be posting a picture of the back of the project as it is a complete disaster. Plus I somehow managed to spill a little bit of red wine on it.  AAAAAAAH! Now I need to remember how to frame it and all that fun wonderful stuff.

Now for the free pattern. I’m sure you remember Yakko and Wakko. The Warner Brothers have been up on my blog for a little bit, making their poor sister sad. No worries, Dot. We just saved the best for last. If you make Dot and post her on Instagram, please use the hashtag #drunkenauntwendy so I can find it. I’d love to see your work.

 

Dot picture

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Pink
I love this yarn – Black
I love this yarn – Sungold
I love this yarn – Yellow
12 MM Safety Eyes
Oval Safety nose Spray painted Red (I used pink ones from Fresh Stitches)
Doll Eyelashes
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

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
BLO – Back Loops Only

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.

Spray Paint the Nose before you start crocheting to give them time to dry. I recommend 2 coats to get even coverage.

Cut 3 pieces of eyelashes and glue to the flat part of your safety eye. I use E6000 to get a good tight hold. Set aside to dry and attach as instructed.

FACE PIECE
In White, 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, (INC, SC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [30].
Round 4: Note this row is not worked in the round. Skip first Stitch, 6 DC in next stitch, SL ST, SL ST, 6 DC in next stitch, SL ST.
Round 5: This row is not worked in the round. Turn, 6 SC, 2 SL ST, 6 SC, SL ST
Round 6: Again this row is not worked in the round. Turn, SL ST, SL ST, 2 SC, 2 SL ST, Spike Stitch between the two DC sections from row 4, 2 SL ST, 2 SC, 2 SL ST.

Fasten off. Set aside until the head instructions tell you to attach the face.

EARS (Make 2)
Ch 2
Round 1: 5 SC in 2nd Chain from hook.[5]
Rounds 2-6: 5 rows SC [5 stitches per row].
Round 7: DEC, DEC, SC [3]
Rounds 8-10: 3 rows SC [3].

Fasten off. Set aside until the instructions tell you to attach to the ears after you have competed the head.

Whiskers (Make 2)
In Black, Ch 5
Note this portion is worked back and forth
Row 1: SL ST in 2nd Chain from hook, 3 SC, Ch 3
Row 2: SL in 2nd Ch from hook, SC.

Fasten off. Set aside until the instructions tell you to attach to the face.

HEAD – in Black
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 finish the head and stuff him. The example pictures are from a different head that has the same construction as Black is difficult to see the stitches.

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] Rounds 7-17: SC in each stitch for 11 rows [48 stitches per row].repeat bracket one more time [48].

Center the face with the bottom close to the edge of Round 17. Insert the eyes in the Double Crochet Sections, center the nose. After the eyes and nose are secured, sew the face piece down.

Attach the whiskers on the sides of the head with the longer side on the bottom.

Round 18: 6 SC, (4 SC, DEC) 3 times, 6 SC, (4SC, DEC) 3 times [42].
Round 19: 6 SC, (3 SC, DEC) 3 times, 6 SC, (3 SC, DEC) 3 times [36].
Round 20: 6 SC, (2 SC, DEC) 3 times, 6 SC, (2 SC, DEC) 3 times [30].
Round 21: 6 SC, (SC, DEC) 3 times, 6 SC, (SC, DEC) 3 times [24].
Start Stuffing here.

Round 22: (SC, DEC) 8 times [16].
Round 23: DEC 8 times [8].
Fasten off and thread tail through the stitches in Round 23 and pull up tight to close.

You can attach the ears here. Dot’s ears are closer together than her brothers and will be secured with a flower.

FLOWER
In Sungold Chain 2
Round 1: 8 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [8]. Change colors to yellow in the last stitch.
Round 2: (4 DC in next stitch, Slip Stitch) 4 times. The last slip stitch should join at the end of the row. You should have 4 petals on the flower. [16 DC, 4 Slip Stitches].
Fasten off. Attach to ears gathering the ears together and making sure the flower is facing forward.

 

BODY
Body is made by crocheting two legs and then attaching the second to the first.
In White, Ch 5
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch, SC in next 2 stitches. 3 SC in last stitch. Working in the unused loops from the chain, SC 3, 3 SC in last chain. [12].
Round 2: [3 SC, (INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [18].
Round 3: 3 SC (INC, SC) 3 times, 9 SC [21].
Round 4: SC row [21].
Round 5: 3 SC, 4 DEC, 10 SC [17].
Round 6: 3 SC, 3 DEC, 8 SC [14].
Round 7: 2 SC, 3 DEC, 6 SC [11]. Change colors to Black.
Round 8: 9 SC, DEC [10].
Stuff Feet here and using black sew two lines on each foot for toes.
Rounds 9-14: SC in each stitch for 6 rows [10 stitches per row]
Fasten off leg number one and repeat above instructions for leg number 2.

Do not fasten off leg number 2, follow the instructions below for leg number 2.
Round 15: SC around stitches in leg number one and then around the stitches in leg number 2 [20]. Using the tail from leg number one, sew up any gaps that may have resulted at the join.

Stuff legs and continue crocheting in the round.

Rounds 16-21: SC in each stitch for 6 rows. [20 stitches per row].

Make sure you stuff the body and legs as you go.
Round 22: 5 SC, DEC, 7 SC, DEC [18].
Round 23: SC row [18].
Round 24: 4 SC, DEC, 6 SC, DEC [16].
Round 25: SC row [16].
Round 26: (2 SC, DEC) 4 times [12].
Fasten off.

Don’t attach the body to the head yet or you will have trouble getting the skirt on.

SKIRT in pink
Ch 21, join to make a circle.
Round 1: HDC in each stitch around [21].
Round 2: SC in each stitch [21].

Round 3: INC in each stich. [42].
Rounds 4-9: 6 rows SC [42 stitches per row].
Fasten off leave a long tail for sewing.

Fit skirt over the top of the body and position where you like. Sew in place.

Sew body to head.

TAIL
In Black, Ch 2.
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Rounds 2-7: 6 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Round 8: DEC, 2 SC, INC, SC [6].
Rounds 9-14: 6 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Sew tail to back of skirt in the center.

ARMS (Make 2)
In White Ch 2:
Round 1: 8 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [8].
Round 2: SC row [8].
Round 3: (DEC, 2 SC) 2 times [6].
Round 4: (DEC, SC) 2 times [4]. Change Colors to Black.
Rounds 5-12: 8 rows SC [4 stitches per row.

Fasten off and sew to the body right under the head.

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I’m working on Brain right now. We shall see if he gets done this week. Right now it is just a giant noggin.

 

 

 

Wakko – Free Crochet Pattern

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Wakko – Free Crochet Pattern

Remember the Animaniacs? I loved this show. Yakko, Wakko and Dot were the best. Plus it spawned Pinky and the Brain.

I’ve been working on crocheting my childhood.

Here’s Wakko. You can also get Yakko. I haven’t typed Dot yet. She will be done eventually. IMG_3095

Don’t forget to vote for Betty the Yeti and Thalyssa the Chthulu at amigurumipatterns.net.

Remember this one isn’t tested. If you see problems, let me know.

 

WAKKO
© 2017DrunkenAuntWendyDesigns
Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Red
I love this yarn – Black
I love this yarn – Medium Blue
12 MM Safety Eyes
Oval Safety nose Spray painted Red (I used pink ones from Fresh Stitches)
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

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
BLO – Back Loops Only

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.

Spray Paint the Nose before you start crocheting to give them time to dry. I recommend 2 coats to get even coverage.

FACE PIECE
In White, 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, (INC, SC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [30].
Round 4: Note this row is not worked in the round. Skip first Stitch, 6 DC in next stitch, SL ST, SL ST, 6 DC in next stitch, SL ST.
Round 5: This row is not worked in the round. Turn, 6 SC, 2 SL ST, 6 SC, SL ST
Round 6: Again this row is not worked in the round. Turn, SL ST, SL ST, 2 SC, 2 SL ST, Spike Stitch between the two DC sections from row 4, 2 SL ST, 2 SC, 2 SL ST.

Fasten off. Set aside until the head instructions tell you to attach the face.

EARS (Make 2)
Ch 2
Round 1: 5 SC in 2nd Chain from hook.[5]
Rounds 2-6: 5 rows SC [5 stitches per row].
Round 7: DEC, DEC, SC [3]
Rounds 8-10: 3 rows SC [3].

Fasten off. Set aside until the instructions tell you to attach to the face.

Whiskers (Make 2)
In Black, Ch 5
Note this portion is worked back and forth
Row 1: SL ST in 2nd Chain from hook, 3 SC, Ch 3
Row 2: SL in 2nd Ch from hook, SC.

Fasten off. Set aside until the instructions tell you to attach to the face.

HEAD – in Black
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 finish the head and stuff him. The example pictures are from a different head that has the same construction as Black is difficult to see the stitches.

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

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].

Fasten off.

Center the face with the bottom close to the edge of Round 17. Insert the eyes in the Double Crochet Sections, center the nose. After the eyes and nose are secured, sew the face piece down.

Attach the whiskers on the sides of the head with the longer side on the bottom.

BALL CAP in red
Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [6].
Round 2: (INC) 6 times [12].
Round 3: (INC, SC) 6 times [18].
Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 6 times [24].
Round 5: (INC, 3 SC) 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].
Round 9: (7 SC, INC) 6 times [54].
Rounds 10-14: 5 rows SC [54 stitches per row].

BILL in red
Ch 2
Round 1: 3 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [3].
Round 2: (INC) 3 times [6].
Round 3: (INC, SC) 3 times [9].
Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 3 times [12].

Round 5: (INC, 3 SC) 3 times [15].
Round 6: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times [18].
Round 7: (5 SC, INC) 3 times [21].
Round 8: (3 SC, INC, 3 SC) 3 times [24].
Fasten off. Sew to ball cap. Attach Ball cap to head with the bill on the back of the head. Stuffing as you go.

Attach the ears to the top of the ball cap. Make sure the ears point in instead of out like Yakkos.

BODY
Body is made by crocheting two legs and then attaching the second to the first.
In White, Ch 5
Round 1: SC in 2nd Ch, SC in next 2 stitches. 3 SC in last stitch. Working in the unused loops from the chain, SC 3, 3 SC in last chain. [12].
Round 2: [3 SC, (INC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [18].
Round 3: 3 SC (INC, SC) 3 times, 9 SC [21].
Round 4: SC row [21].
Round 5: 3 SC, 4 DEC, 10 SC [17].
Round 6: 3 SC, 3 DEC, 8 SC [14].
Round 7: 2 SC, 3 DEC, 6 SC [11]. Change colors to Black.
Round 8: 9 SC, DEC [10].
Stuff Feet here and using black sew two lines on each foot for toes.
Rounds 9-14: SC in each stitch for 6 rows [10 stitches per row]
Fasten off leg number one and repeat above instructions for leg number 2.

Do not fasten off leg number 2, follow the instructions below for leg number 2.
Round 15: SC around stitches in leg number one and then around the stitches in leg number 2 [20].

Using the tail from leg number one, sew up any gaps that may have resulted at the join.

Stuff legs and continue crocheting in the round.

Rounds 16-21: SC in each stitch for 6 rows. [20 stitches per row].

Make sure you stuff the body and legs as you go.

Round 22: 5 SC, DEC, 7 SC, DEC [18].
Round 23: SC row [18].
Round 24: 4 SC, DEC, 6 SC, DEC [16].
Round 25: SC row [16]. Change colors to Medium Blue
Round 26: In BLOS, (2 SC, DEC) 4 times [12].
Fasten off.

SHIRT
In Medium Blue
Join to Round 26 to the unused loops.
Round 1: (2 SC, INC) 4 times [16].
Round 2: (3 SC, INC) 4 times [20].
Rounds 3-8: 6 rows SC [20 stitches per row].

Sew body to head.

TAIL
In Black, Ch 2.
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [6].
Rounds 2-7: 6 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Round 8: DEC, 2 SC, INC, SC [6].
Rounds 9-14: 6 rows SC [6 stitches per row].
Fasten off. Sew to back of pants.

ARMS (Make 2)
In White Ch 2:
Round 1: 8 SC in 2nd Chain from hook [8].
Round 2: SC row [8].
Round 3: (DEC, 2 SC) 2 times [6].
Round 4: (DEC, SC) 2 times [4]. Change Colors to Medium Blue
Rounds 5-12: 8 rows SC [4 stitches per row.

Fasten off and sew to the body right under the head.

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Sister Margaretta – Free Crochet Pattern

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Sister Margaretta – Free Crochet Pattern

My daughter was in the Sound of Music with her high school this year. She was super excited to get the role of Sister Margaretta.

Last year she was the Wicked Witch of the West and I made her a Wicked Witch Doll to match her outfit.

This year I surprised her with a nun to match this role.

This isn’t tested, let me know if you have problems.

Don’t forget to vote for me at amigurumipatterns.net.

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I love this yarn – Goldenrod
I love this yarn – Beige
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Black
12 mm plastic safety eyes
Doll Eyelashes
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

Abbreviations
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half 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
BLO – Back Loops Only

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.

 

Before starting I recommend you cut a small piece of eyelashes and glue to the back of the safety eyes and set them aside to dry while you work on the head.

Attach to head pursuant to the instructions below.

HEAD

The head is made by doing an oval increase. Sometimes 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 finish the head and stuff her.

In Beige, 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]. Change Colors to White.
Round 6: [6 SC, (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 3 times] repeat bracket one more time [48].
Rounds 7-15: SC in each stitch for 9 rows [48 stitches per row].
Pause here and place eyes between rows 13-14 approximately 8 stitches apart. Make a couple of straight stitches to act as the nose for your doll. You can also use a bit of red makeup to give her rosy cheeks.

DRESS
In black, Ch 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook [6].
Round 2: INC in each stitch [12].
Round 3: (INC, SC) 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: SC in BLOS [42].
Rounds 9-10: 2 rows SC [42 stitches per row].
Round 11: (5 SC, DEC) 6 times [36].
Rounds 12-13: 2 rows SC [36 stitches per row].
Round 14: (4 SC, DEC) 6 times [30].
Rounds 15-16: 2 rows SC [30 stitches per row].
Start stuffing
Round 17: (3 SC, DEC) 6 times [24].
Rounds 18-19: 2 rows SC [24 stitches per row].
Round 20: (2 SC, DEC) 6 times [18].
Rounds 21-22: 2 rows SC [18 stitches per row].
Fasten off. Using Goldenrod and straight stitches embroider a cross on the front of her dress. Finish stuffing and sew to bottom of head.

HABIT (Top of habit)
In Black, 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].
Round 7: SC row [48]. Change colors to White
Round 8: SC in BLOs [48]. Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew to top of head. It may cover part of the beige and that is just fine.

Back of habit
In Black, find the side of her head and join with a slip stitch into the unused loops from Round 8. Note this portion is worked back and forth.

Row 1: 24 SC around the back of head [24].

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, INC in each stitch [48].
Rows 3-25: Ch 1, turn, SC row for 23 rows. [48 stitches per row].
You can make this part shorter or longer depending on your preference. Fasten off, weave in ends.