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feet monsters pattern (for toddlers)

feet eaters (1)

this pattern was inspired by a pattern Anna Hrachovec designed, and since I’m not a big knitter, I designed a crochet pair instead.

MATERIALS NEEDED:

G6 hook

fiber fill stuffing

stitch marker

plastic tapestry needle

scissors

 

YARN COLORS NEEDED:

white

pink

black

blue (or any color you want the body of your slipper to be)

 

ABBREVIATIONS TO KNOW:

st- stitch

ch- chain

sc- single crochet

sc2tog- single crochet two together

sk- skip

magic ring- for those of you who don’t know what a magic ring is, here’s a tutorial

and now, to begin….

 

*BASE

worked with pink yarn

ch4

row1: sk first ch, sc 2 in first ch, sc in next ch, sc 2 in last ch. ch 1, flip          (5)

row2:  sc 2 in first st, sc in next 3 st, sc 2 in last st.ch 1, flip          (7)

row3: sc 2 in first st, sc in next 5 st, sc 2 in last st. ch 1, flip          (9)

row4-17: sc in every st in the row. ch 1, flip          (9)

row18: sc 2 in first st, sc in next 7 st, sc 2 in last st. ch 1, flip          (11)

row19-21: sc in every st in the row. ch 1, flip          (11)

row22: sc 2 in first st, sc in every st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (12)

row23-25: sc in evert st until the end of the row. ch 1, flip          (12)

row26: sc 2 in first 2 st, sc in every st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (14)

row27-28: sc in every st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (14)

row29: sc2tog, sc in every st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (13)

row30-31: sc in every st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (13)

row32: sc2tog, sc in next 9 st, sc2tog. ch 1, flip          (11)

row33: sc2tog, sc in next 7 st, sc2tog. ch1, flip          (9)

row34: sc2tog, sc in next 5 st, sc2tog. ch 1, flip          (7)

row35: sc2tog, sc in next 3 st, sc2tog. ch 1, flip          (5)

row36: sc2tog, sc in next st, sc2tog. ch 1, flip          (3)

fasten off*

repeat from *to* for the second base. just flip the second one over so you dont have two left foot slippers. dont worry, it wont look bad, besides, it will be on the bottom of the slipper

 

SIDES (make 2)

worked with blue yarn

ch5

row1: sk first ch, sc in each ch until end of row. ch 1, flip          (4)

row2-83- sc in each st until end of row. ch 1, flip          (4)

row84- sc in each st until end of row

fasten off

 

HEAD (make 2)

worked with blue yarn

round1: sc6 in magic ring          (6)

round2: sc 2 in every st in the round          (12)

round3: (sc in first st, sc 2 in next st)  repeat until end of round          (18)

round4: (sc in first 2 st, sc 2 in next st) repeat until end of round          (24)

round5: (sc in first 3 st, sc 2 in next st) repeat until end of round          (30)

round6-21: sc in every st in the round           (30)

fasten off  (stuff) sew closed so you have a flat seam

 

TOOTH (make 2)

worked with white yarn

round1: sc6 in magic ring          (6)

round2: sc 2 in every st in the round          (12)

round3-5: sc in every st in the round          (12)

fasten off  (no need to stuff) sew closed so you have a flat seam

 

EARS (make 4)

worked with blue yarn

round1: sc6 in magic ring          (6)

round2: sc 2 in every st in the round          (12)

round3-4: sc in every st in the round          (12)

fasten off  (no need to stuff) sew closed so you have a flat seam

 

FINISHING

add eyes to head with scraps of black yarn

sew the tooth seam to seam with the head

sew ears to the head

sew the sides to the base of the slippers, so it looks like a wall around the base

sew the head to the sides at the top of the base

 

wallah! finished!

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fish from space (doctor who’s Saturnyns)

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MATERIALS YOU’LL NEED:

G6 hook

stitch marker

amigurumi button eyes

fiber fill (stuffing)

plastic tapestry needle (for sewing ends in)

scissors

 

YARNS:

peach

brown

black

light purple

gold

dark purple (slightly pinkish)

 

ABBREVIATIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

sc- single crochet

sc2tog- single crochet two together, or decrease

dc- double crochet

magic ring- if you don’t know how to work a magic ring, i have provided a how-to video below – courtesy of planet june  http://www.planetjune.com/

st- stitch

ch- chain

sk- skip

and now, to begin…..

 

HEAD/BODY

begin with peach yarn

(stuff as you go)

row1: sc6 in magic ring          (6)

row2: sc 2 in every st in the row          (12)

row3: (sc in first st, sc 2 in next) repeat until the end of the row          (18)

row4-8: sc in every st in the round          (18)

(add your amigurumi eyes now)

row9: (sc in first st, sc2tog) repeat until the end of the row          (12)

row10: sc2tog 6 times          (6)

(switch to black yarn)

row11: sc2  in each of the next 4 st, switch to peach yarn, sc 2 in the next 2 st          (12)

(switch back to black yarn)

row12: (sc in first st, sc 2 in the next st) repeat 4 times. switch to light purple yarn and repeat 2 times          (18)

(switch back to black yarn)

row13-17: sc in next 12 st, switch to light purple yarn and sc in next 6 st          (18)

(switch back to black yarn)

row18: sc 2 in the next 12 st, switch to dark purple yarn and sc 2 in the next 6 st         (36)

(switch back to black yarn)

row19: (sc in next 3 st, sc2tog twice, sc in next 3 st) twice, switch to dark purple yarn, sc2tog twice, sc in next 4 st, sc2tog twice.          (30)

(switch back to black yarn)

row20: sc in next 2 st, sc2tog twice, sc in next 6 st, sc2tog twice, sc in next 2 st, switch to dark purple yarn, sc in next 2 st, sc2tog twice, sc in next 2 st          (24)

(switch back to black yarn)

row21-25: sc in next 14 st, switch to dark purple yarn, sc in next 6 st          (24)

  fasten off 

 

BASE

worked with dark purple yarn 

row1: sc 8 in magic ring         (8)

row2: sc 2 in every st in the row          (16)

row3: (sc in first st, sc 2 in next st) repeat 8 times          (24)

  fasten off (attach to the bottom of the body)

 

COLLAR

work in gold yarn 

ch12

row1: sk first 2 ch, dc in every st until the end of the row    flip

row2: ch2, dc 2 in first st, dc in next 8 st, dc 2 in last st    flip

row3: ch2, dc 2 in first st, dc in next 10 st, dc 2 in last st    flip

row4: ch2, dc in every st until the end of the row    flip

row5: ch1, sc in every st until the end of the row    flip

  fasten off

 

ARMS (make two)

begin with dark purple yarn

(stuff as you go)

row1: sc 4 in magic ring          (4)

row2: (sc in first st, sc 2 in next st) repeat until the end of row          (6)

row3-4: sc in every st in the row          (6)

(switch to black yarn)

row5-9: sc in every st in the row          (6)

  fasten off

 

FINISHING

 

sew the collar to the back of the neck

 

sew the arms to either side if the body

 

apply hair in any manner you want using your brown yarn

 

for the waist band, wrap a strand of gold yarn around the waist

 

yay! you’re finished!

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