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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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June the Lady Bug – Free Pattern Tuesdays

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June the Lady Bug – Free Pattern Tuesdays

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I Love This Yarn – Firered
I Love This Yarn – Black
Scraps of White
Size E crochet hook
Polyfiberfill
Large Eye Needle

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
HDC – Half Double Crochet

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 (black or contrast color)
Ch 2

Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd CH from hook [4].
Round 2: INC in each stitch around [8].
Round 3: (SC, INC) 4 times [12].
Round 4: (SC, INC, SC) 4 times [16].
Round 5: (3 SC, INC) 4 times [20].
Round 6: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 4 times [24].
Rounds 7-11: 5 rows SC [24 stitches per row].
Join with a slip stitch and fasten off.

HEAD (black or contrast color)
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, INC, SC) 6 times [24].
Round 5: (3SC, INC) 6 times [30].
Round 6: (2 SC, INC, 2 SC) 6 times [36].
*5 sc, inc* 6 times (42)
*6 sc, inc* 6 times (48)
*7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)
*8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)
*9sc, inc * 6 times (66)
*10 sc, inc* 6 times (72),

Join with slip stitch and fasten off.

Top (red or main color)
1. 6 sc in magic adjustable ring
2. 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc)
3. *1 sc, inc (2 sc in stitch)* 6 times (18 sc)
4. * 2 sc, inc* 6 times (24sc)
5. *3sc, inc* 6 times (30 sc)
6. *4 sc, inc* 6 times (36)
7. *5 sc, inc* 6 times (42)
8. *6 sc, inc* 6 times (48)
9. *7 sc, inc* 6 times (54)
10. *8 sc, inc* 6 times (60)
11. *9sc, inc * 6 times (66)
12. *10 sc, inc* 6 times (72)
13-20 8 rows SC
Single crochet top to bottom stuffing as you go. Leave 12 stitches remaining to single crochet top to head (do not fasten off continue to edging after the head is sewn on) stuff head and sew bottom of head to bottom of ladybug.

Edging: continue working around in main color as follows (Sc chain 2, 2hdc in same stitch) skip 2 stitches repeat around.

Antennae (black or contrast) make 2

1. Ch 7,
2. sc in 2nd chain from hook, SC each remaining stitch. Sew to top of head sticking upright
Legs (black or contrast ) make 6 optional

6 stitch I cord for 10 rows and bind off. Sew to bottom under edging.

Finishing

Embroider two white dots on the head to act as eyes.

Embroider a center line across the top in the contract color. I used long straight stitches from the center to each edge.

This is a fun project to change up your colors. You can also use size 14mm safety eyes.

Light Pink and Chocolate Brown adds a fun color combination

Bright Pink with a light blue and the 14 mm eyes.

 

Sparky and Frostina – Free Pattern

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Sparky and Frostina – Free Pattern

Frostina and Sparky

I think these two might be my favorite. The pictures don’t show how sparkly she is. I also love their expressions and striped arms. Since they are hot and cold, Katy Perry music runs through my head when I look at them.

Look at all this sparkly hair.

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I also love how long I made the arms.

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They will be up here free for two weeks. Let me know if there are any problems or any of the instructions are unclear.

Sparky and Frostina, Monsters

© DrunkenAuntWendyDesigns 2015

Materials

Sparky

Worsted Weight Yarn

I love this yarn – Yellow

I love this yarn – Orange Neon

I love this yarn – Fire Red

Sport Weight Yarn

I love this cotton – White

I love this cotton – Black

 

Frostina

Worsted Weight Yarn

I love this yarn – Soft Blue

I love this yarn – Amethyst

Yarn Bee Fetching – Pewter

Yarn Bee Fetching – Diamond

Sport Weight Yarn

I love this cotton – White

I love this cotton – Black

 

Size E crochet hook

Polyfiberfill

Large Eye Needle

 

Abbreviations

SC – Single Crochet

HDC – Half Double Crochet

DC – Double Crochet

TC – Triple Crochet

DTC – Double 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

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

Sparky – Fire Red

Frostina – Soft Blue

 

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].

Note: Switches from oval increase to regular circle increase here

Round 7: (7 SC, INC) 6 times [54].

Round 8: (4 SC, INC, 4 SC) 6 times [60].

Rounds 9-32: SC in each stitch for 24 rows [60 stitches per row].

Round 33: In BLO (DEC, 8 SC) 6 times [54].

Round 34: (DEC, 7 SC) 6 times [48].

Round 35: (DEC, 6 SC) 6 times [42].

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

Start stuffing. Make sure you stuff firmly enough to hold the shape, but not too firmly that you stretch your stitches

Round 37: (DEC, 4 SC) 6 times [30].

Round 38: (DEC, 3 SC) 6 times [24].

Round 39: (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times [18].

Round 40: (DEC, 1 SC) 6 times [12].

Round 41: (DEC) 6 times [6].

Fasten off. Thread the tail through the opening and sew it up tight.

 

 

 

 

ARMS – make 2 for each monster

Both monsters’ arms are worked the same, no need to fasten off for color changes. Simply run the unused colors up the inside.

 

Sparky Stripe Pattern

           2 red

           2 orange

           2 yellow

           Repeat until the last four rows.

           Finish last four rows in red

 

 

Frostina Stripe Pattern

           3 Soft Blue

           1 Diamond

           3 Amethyst

           1 Diamond

 

 

Chain 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].

Rounds 5-10: 6 rows SC [24 stitches each row].

Stuff only the ball of the arms.

Round 11: (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times [18].

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

Rounds 13-34: 22 rows SC [12 stitches each row].

SC opening closed with the last used color. Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew them on.

Sew to the arms to the sides of the body hanging low.

 

 

LEGS – Make 2

Sparky – Fire Red

Frostina – Soft 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: In BLO, SC Row [30].

Round 7: (DEC, 3 SC) 6 times [24].

Rounds 8-11: 4 rows SC [24 stitches each row].

Round 12: In BLOs (DEC, 2 SC) 6 times [18].

Round 13: (DEC, 1 SC) 6 times [12].

Start stuffing here

Rounds 14-18: 5 rows SC [12 stitches each row].

Fasten off. Make sure they are stuffed tightly to support the weight of the monster.

Sew to the bottom of the body.

 

EYES – Make two for each monster

In white

Chain 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].

Fasten off. Stretch to an oval shape before sewing.

 

PUPIL – Make two for each monster

In black

Chain 2

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

Slip stitch to close circle.

Sparky – sew pupils to bottom of oval

Frostina – sew pupils slightly off center looking in the same direction.

 

Sew eyes to the body. Eyelashes are optional.

 

 

HEAD FLAMES

Sparky – Make 1 yellow, 1 orange, 2 red

Frostina – Make one in Pewter and 2 in Pewter for the first 5 rows and Amethyst for the rest.

 

Chain 2

Round 1: 4 SC in 2nd CH from hook.

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

Round 3: SC Row [6].

Round 4: (INC, 2 SC) 2 times [8].

Round 5: SC row [8].

Round 6: (INC, 3 SC) 2 times [10].

Round 7: SC row [10].

Round 8: (INC, 4 SC) 2 times [12].

Round 9: (SC, INC) 6 times [18].

Rounds 10-12: 3 rows SC [18 stitches each row].

Round 13: (DEC, 1 SC) 6 times [12].

SC opening together.

Sew to the starting row.

 

 

HAIR

Frostina only

Cut several strands of diamond fifteen inches long. Fold in half and attach with a slip stitch.

 

Leave the first two rows without hair to sew the head flames on.

 

I prefer to attach hair every other row.

 

After you attach the head flames, you can add some more hairs to fill in any visible bald spots.

 

 

 

MOUTHMake one

Both have the same mouth it is just turned a different direction.

 

In Black

Ch 7

Round 1: SL ST, SC, HDC, DC, TC, DTC, CH 1.

Fasten off. There will be a point that you should curve under before sewing to the monster.

Emoji Imp Pillow – Free Pattern

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Emoji Imp Pillow – Free Pattern

Emoji Imp

Emoji Imp

My husband won. (not completely, he wanted the poop emoji).

Pirate emoji

Pirate emoji

Here is a new free pattern that will stay free on Craftsy and Ravelry. I have them there for tracking. The ravelry link will bring the .pdf up immediately.

I will likely come up with a few more emoji pillows in the next few months.

I’ve already started on the next monster set and they are quite hot and cold.

Sparky

Sparky