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Crochet Circle Shaped Monster

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Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Milton the Monster

  • Lion Brand® Yarns:
    6 skeins Fun Fur: Lime (A)
    1 skein Wool-Ease®: Chocolate Brown (B)
    1 skein Microspun: Buttercup (C)
  • Crochet hook: size G-6 or size to obtain gauge
  • Set of 6 large-eye blunt needles
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • GAUGE:16 sc + 18 rows = 4" with 2 strands of A held together.

    BODY: Make 2.
    With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 6 sc in ring.
    Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc -12 sc.
    Rnd 3: Ch 1, (2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next sc) around; join with sl st in first sc -18 sc. Continue working in rnds, increasing 6 sc evenly spaced on each rnd, until piece measures 12" in diameter. Fasten off.

    ARMS & LEGS: Make 4.
    With 1 strand of B, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc.
    Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc -12 sc.
    Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.
    Rep Rnd 3 until piece measures about 4" from beginning. Fasten off.

    OUTER EYE: Make 2.
    With 1 strand of B, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
    Rnd 1: Work 12 sc in ring.
    Rnd 2: *Sc in next stitch, work 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around.
    Rnd 3: *Sc in each of next 2 sc, work 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around.
    Rnd 4: *Sc in each of next 3 sc, work 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. Fasten off.

    INNER EYE: Make 2.
    With 1 strand of C, repeat Rnds 1-2 of Outer Eye. Fasten off.

    PUPIL: Make 2.
    With 1 strand of B, ch 3; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring. Work 4 dc in ring. Fasten off.

    FINISHING: Sew Inner Eyes to Outer Eyes. Sew assembled eyes to Body. Sew Pupils to centers of Eyes. With Body pieces held WS tog, working through both thicknesses, join 1 strand of A & sc around pieces tog around outer edge, leaving an opening for stuffing. Stuff Body; finish crocheting pieces tog. Stuff Arms & Legs . Sew to Body. Weave in ends.

    ABBREVIATIONS: ch(s) = chain(s), dc = double crochet, rep = repeat, sc = single crochet, sl st = slip stitch, tog = together , WS = Wrong side(s)

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