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How To Make A Blue Monster Costume

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ITEM # 27810884P47

How To Make A Blue Monster Costume

By Red Heart

ITEM # 27810884P47
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Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Advanced

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver® Yarn: 1 skein 512 Turqua MC
  • RED HEART® Super Saver® Yarn: 1 skein 316 Soft White A
  • RED HEART® Super Saver® Yarn: 1 skein 312 Black B
  • RED HEART® Super Saver® Yarn: 1 skein 235 Lemon C
  • RED HEART® Super Saver® Yarn: 1 skein 254 Pumpkin D
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
  • Fiberfill
  • Yarn needle

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Technique
adjustable ring method = Holding the yarn a few inches from the end, wrap around your finger. Do not remove wrap from finger, insert hook into the wrap and draw up a loop of working thread. Chain one to secure the loop and remove ring from finger. Work stitches of first round in the ring. Pull gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring.

Special Abbreviations
inc (increase) = 2 sc in next sc.

dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Hat measures 14” (36 cm) in diameter along bottom ribbing.
Spats measure 6” (15 cm) long x 4” (10 cm) high at heel.
Mittens measure 6½” (17 cm) long x 6” (15 cm) in diameter.

HAT: With MC, make ring.
Round 1: 6 Sc in ring. Do not join but work in continuous rounds. Place marker in first st and move up each round.
Round 2: [Inc] 6 times – 12 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 6 times – 24 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 6 times – 30 sc.
Round 6: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] 6 times – 36 sc.
Round 7: [Inc, sc in next 5 sc] 6 times – 42 sc.
Round 8: [Inc, sc in next 6 sc] 6 times – 48 sc.
Round 9: Sc in each sc around.
Round 10: [Inc, sc in next 7 sc] 6 times – 54 sc.
Round 11: Repeat Round 9.
Round 12: [Inc, sc in next 8 sc] 6 times – 60 sc.
Rounds 13-14: Repeat Round 9.
Round 15: [Inc, sc in next 9 sc] 6 times – 66 sc.
Rounds 16-24: Repeat Round 9. Continue with Neckband.
Neckband: Row 1: Ch 14, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 12 ch, skip first sc of hat, slip st in next sc on hat; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in back loops of 13 sc; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in back loops of 13 sc, skip next sc of hat, slip st in next sc on hat; turn.
Rows 4-15: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 six times.
Rows 16-40 (Not attached to hat): Ch 1, sc in back loops of 13 sc; turn.
Row 41: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 42-55: Repeat last 2 rows 7 times.
Row 56: Join to beginning ch by working a row of slip st through both thicknesses. Fasten off.

Eye Back (Make 2): With MC, make ring.
Round 1: 6 sc in ring. Work in continuous rounds same as for Hat.
Round 2: [Inc] 6 times – 12 sc.
Round 3: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 6 times.
On all even numbered rounds, hold ch-loops at front.
Round 4: [3 Sc in skipped sc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Round 5: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 9 times.
Round 6: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc, 3 sc in next skipped sc] 3 times – 24 sc.
Round 7: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 12 times.
Round 8: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 6 times – 30 sc.
Round 9: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 15 times.
Round 10: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 7 times, 3 sc in next skipped sc – 38 sc.
Round 11: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 19 times.
Round 12: [3 sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 9 times, 3 sc in next skipped sc – 48 sc. Fasten off.
Eye Front (Make 2): Work same as for Hat through Round 4 – 24 sc.
Rounds 7-12: Work same as for Eye Back.
Eye Balls (Make 2): With A, work same as Hat through Round 3 – 18 sc. Slip st in next sc. Fasten off.
Pupil: With B, make ring; 6 sc in ring; slip st in next sc. Fasten off.

Horns (Make 2): With C, make ring.
Round 1: 5 Sc in ring. Work in continuous rounds as before.
Rounds 2 and 3: Inc, sc in each sc around – 7 sc at end of Round 3.
Rounds 4 and 5: With D, repeat last round twice – 9 sc.
Rounds 6-8: With C, repeat last round 3 times – 12 sc.
Rounds 9-18: Repeat Rounds 4-8 twice more – 22 sc. Fasten off.

SPATS (Make 2): With MC, ch 12.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 11 sc.
Rows 2-33: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Fold piece in half, lining up beginning and ending edges.
Work a row of slip st through both layers to join and form cuff into a tube.
Upper (Right Side): Ch 1, working around edge of cuff, sc in each row end around; join with a slip st in first sc – 33 sc.
Row 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in first sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, inc in next 3 sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 6: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 7: [Inc, sc in next 5 sc] 3 times, sc in next 20 sc; do not join but work in continuous rounds – 41 sc. Mark beginning of round.
Round 1: Sc in next 4 sc, [inc, sc in next 3 sc] 4 times, sc in each sc around – 45 sc.
Round 2: Sc in next 6 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in next 4 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in each sc around – 49 sc.
Round 3: Sc in next 8 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in next 5 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in each sc around; slip st in next sc – 53 sc. Fasten off.

Toe Claws: With C, make ring.
Round 1: 3 Sc in ring. Mark beginning of round.
Round 2: [Inc] 3 times – 6 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 3 times – 9 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times – 12 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times – 15 sc. Fasten off.
Make another 2 claws in same manner, EXCEPT do not fasten off last claw; fold claw to close the open edge and slip st through both layers across; continue to work slip st across other 2 claws in the same manner. Fasten off.

MITTENS (Make 2): Row 1: With MC, ch 8; sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn.
Rows 2-20: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Fold piece in half, lining up beginning and ending edges.
Work a row of slip st through both layers to join and form cuff into a tube. Now work in row ends in continuous rounds as follows:
Round 1: [Inc, sc in next 4 rows] 4 times – 24 sc.
Rounds 2-4: Sc in each sc around.
Thumb Opening-Round 5: Ch 5, skip next 5 sc, sc in each sc around.
Round 6: Sc in next 5 ch, sc in each sc around.
Rounds 7-14: Sc in each sc around.
Round 15: [Dec, sc in next 4 sc] 4 times – 20 sc.
Round 16: [Dec, sc in next 3 sc] 4 times – 16 sc.
Round 17: [Dec, sc in next 2 sc] 4 times – 12 sc.
Round 18: [Dec, sc in next sc] 4 times – 8 sc.
Round 19: [Dec] 4 times – 4 sc. Fasten off leaving long yarn tail. Weave yarn through remaining sc and gather to close top.
Thumb: Round 1: Attach yarn at right edge of thumb opening; work 5 sc across bottom edge of opening, sc in side of opening, 5 sc across top of opening, sc in side of opening – 12 sc.
Rounds 2-6: Sc in each sc around.
Round 7: [Dec, sc in next sc] 4 times – 8 sc.
Round 8: [Dec] 4 times – 4 sc. Fasten off leaving long yarn tail. Weave yarn through remaining sc and gather to close tip.
Claws: With C, make ring.
Round 1: 4 sc in ring. Mark beginning of round.
Round 2: [Inc, sc in next sc] twice – 6 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] twice – 8 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] twice – 10 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] twice – 12 sc. Fasten off.
Make another 2 claws in same manner, EXCEPT do not fasten off last claw; fold claw to close the open edge and slip st through both layers across; continue to work slip st across other 2 claws in the same manner. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Stuff Horns with fiberfill. Position Horns on sides of Hat and sew in place. Sew Pupils to Eyeballs. Sew Eyeballs to Eye Fronts. With wrong sides together, sew Eye Fronts to Eye Backs ¼ of the way around. Place left and right Eyes together between Horns. Complete sewing Fronts to Backs between Eyes and left to right at centers. Continue attaching Eyes to Hat around bases of Eyes. Attach claws to mittens and spats as shown.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 14 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Technique
adjustable ring method = Holding the yarn a few inches from the end, wrap around your finger. Do not remove wrap from finger, insert hook into the wrap and draw up a loop of working thread. Chain one to secure the loop and remove ring from finger. Work stitches of first round in the ring. Pull gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring.

Special Abbreviations
inc (increase) = 2 sc in next sc.

dec (decrease) = draw up a loop in next 2 sc, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Hat measures 14” (36 cm) in diameter along bottom ribbing.
Spats measure 6” (15 cm) long x 4” (10 cm) high at heel.
Mittens measure 6½” (17 cm) long x 6” (15 cm) in diameter.

HAT: With MC, make ring.
Round 1: 6 Sc in ring. Do not join but work in continuous rounds. Place marker in first st and move up each round.
Round 2: [Inc] 6 times – 12 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 6 times – 24 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 6 times – 30 sc.
Round 6: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] 6 times – 36 sc.
Round 7: [Inc, sc in next 5 sc] 6 times – 42 sc.
Round 8: [Inc, sc in next 6 sc] 6 times – 48 sc.
Round 9: Sc in each sc around.
Round 10: [Inc, sc in next 7 sc] 6 times – 54 sc.
Round 11: Repeat Round 9.
Round 12: [Inc, sc in next 8 sc] 6 times – 60 sc.
Rounds 13-14: Repeat Round 9.
Round 15: [Inc, sc in next 9 sc] 6 times – 66 sc.
Rounds 16-24: Repeat Round 9. Continue with Neckband.
Neckband: Row 1: Ch 14, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 12 ch, skip first sc of hat, slip st in next sc on hat; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in back loops of 13 sc; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in back loops of 13 sc, skip next sc of hat, slip st in next sc on hat; turn.
Rows 4-15: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 six times.
Rows 16-40 (Not attached to hat): Ch 1, sc in back loops of 13 sc; turn.
Row 41: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 42-55: Repeat last 2 rows 7 times.
Row 56: Join to beginning ch by working a row of slip st through both thicknesses. Fasten off.

Eye Back (Make 2): With MC, make ring.
Round 1: 6 sc in ring. Work in continuous rounds same as for Hat.
Round 2: [Inc] 6 times – 12 sc.
Round 3: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 6 times.
On all even numbered rounds, hold ch-loops at front.
Round 4: [3 Sc in skipped sc] 6 times – 18 sc.
Round 5: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 9 times.
Round 6: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc, 3 sc in next skipped sc] 3 times – 24 sc.
Round 7: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 12 times.
Round 8: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 6 times – 30 sc.
Round 9: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 15 times.
Round 10: [3 Sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 7 times, 3 sc in next skipped sc – 38 sc.
Round 11: [Ch 8, skip next sc, slip st in next sc] 19 times.
Round 12: [3 sc in skipped sc, 2 sc in next skipped sc] 9 times, 3 sc in next skipped sc – 48 sc. Fasten off.
Eye Front (Make 2): Work same as for Hat through Round 4 – 24 sc.
Rounds 7-12: Work same as for Eye Back.
Eye Balls (Make 2): With A, work same as Hat through Round 3 – 18 sc. Slip st in next sc. Fasten off.
Pupil: With B, make ring; 6 sc in ring; slip st in next sc. Fasten off.

Horns (Make 2): With C, make ring.
Round 1: 5 Sc in ring. Work in continuous rounds as before.
Rounds 2 and 3: Inc, sc in each sc around – 7 sc at end of Round 3.
Rounds 4 and 5: With D, repeat last round twice – 9 sc.
Rounds 6-8: With C, repeat last round 3 times – 12 sc.
Rounds 9-18: Repeat Rounds 4-8 twice more – 22 sc. Fasten off.

SPATS (Make 2): With MC, ch 12.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 11 sc.
Rows 2-33: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Fold piece in half, lining up beginning and ending edges.
Work a row of slip st through both layers to join and form cuff into a tube.
Upper (Right Side): Ch 1, working around edge of cuff, sc in each row end around; join with a slip st in first sc – 33 sc.
Row 1: Ch 1, 3 sc in first sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, inc in next 3 sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 6: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] 3 times, skip next sc, slip st in next sc; turn.
Row 7: [Inc, sc in next 5 sc] 3 times, sc in next 20 sc; do not join but work in continuous rounds – 41 sc. Mark beginning of round.
Round 1: Sc in next 4 sc, [inc, sc in next 3 sc] 4 times, sc in each sc around – 45 sc.
Round 2: Sc in next 6 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in next 4 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in each sc around – 49 sc.
Round 3: Sc in next 8 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in next 5 sc, inc, sc in next 3 sc, inc, sc in each sc around; slip st in next sc – 53 sc. Fasten off.

Toe Claws: With C, make ring.
Round 1: 3 Sc in ring. Mark beginning of round.
Round 2: [Inc] 3 times – 6 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next sc] 3 times – 9 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] 3 times – 12 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] 3 times – 15 sc. Fasten off.
Make another 2 claws in same manner, EXCEPT do not fasten off last claw; fold claw to close the open edge and slip st through both layers across; continue to work slip st across other 2 claws in the same manner. Fasten off.

MITTENS (Make 2): Row 1: With MC, ch 8; sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn.
Rows 2-20: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.
Fold piece in half, lining up beginning and ending edges.
Work a row of slip st through both layers to join and form cuff into a tube. Now work in row ends in continuous rounds as follows:
Round 1: [Inc, sc in next 4 rows] 4 times – 24 sc.
Rounds 2-4: Sc in each sc around.
Thumb Opening-Round 5: Ch 5, skip next 5 sc, sc in each sc around.
Round 6: Sc in next 5 ch, sc in each sc around.
Rounds 7-14: Sc in each sc around.
Round 15: [Dec, sc in next 4 sc] 4 times – 20 sc.
Round 16: [Dec, sc in next 3 sc] 4 times – 16 sc.
Round 17: [Dec, sc in next 2 sc] 4 times – 12 sc.
Round 18: [Dec, sc in next sc] 4 times – 8 sc.
Round 19: [Dec] 4 times – 4 sc. Fasten off leaving long yarn tail. Weave yarn through remaining sc and gather to close top.
Thumb: Round 1: Attach yarn at right edge of thumb opening; work 5 sc across bottom edge of opening, sc in side of opening, 5 sc across top of opening, sc in side of opening – 12 sc.
Rounds 2-6: Sc in each sc around.
Round 7: [Dec, sc in next sc] 4 times – 8 sc.
Round 8: [Dec] 4 times – 4 sc. Fasten off leaving long yarn tail. Weave yarn through remaining sc and gather to close tip.
Claws: With C, make ring.
Round 1: 4 sc in ring. Mark beginning of round.
Round 2: [Inc, sc in next sc] twice – 6 sc.
Round 3: [Inc, sc in next 2 sc] twice – 8 sc.
Round 4: [Inc, sc in next 3 sc] twice – 10 sc.
Round 5: [Inc, sc in next 4 sc] twice – 12 sc. Fasten off.
Make another 2 claws in same manner, EXCEPT do not fasten off last claw; fold claw to close the open edge and slip st through both layers across; continue to work slip st across other 2 claws in the same manner. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Stuff Horns with fiberfill. Position Horns on sides of Hat and sew in place. Sew Pupils to Eyeballs. Sew Eyeballs to Eye Fronts. With wrong sides together, sew Eye Fronts to Eye Backs ¼ of the way around. Place left and right Eyes together between Horns. Complete sewing Fronts to Backs between Eyes and left to right at centers. Continue attaching Eyes to Hat around bases of Eyes. Attach claws to mittens and spats as shown.