Item fits mug 3-1/2" (8.9 cm) diameter and 4" (10 cm) high.
16 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 8 rows = 3" [7.5 cm]
CHECK THE GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
sc2tog = [draw up a loop in next st] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
With A,ch 13.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across; turn – 12 sc.
Rows 2-34: Ch 1, sc in back loop only of each sc across; turn.
Row 35: Ch 1, sc in back loop only of each sc across, ch 8; turn.
Row 36: Skip 8 ch, sc in back loop only of each sc across. Do NOT fasten off.
Note: Remainder of hug is worked in continuous rounds without turning.
Round 1: Continuing down side edge, work a sc in the end of each row; join to first sc of round with a slip st; do not turn – 36 sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, *sc in next sc, sc2tog; repeat from * around; join – 24 sc. Fasten off.
With B, ch 16.
Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook; draw up a loop in each of next 3 chs, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook; hdc in next 2 chs, (dc, sc) in next ch, slip st in next ch, (sc, dc) in next ch, hdc in next 2 chs; draw up a loop in each of next 3 chs, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook; slip st in last ch. Fasten off.
Referring to photo for placement, sew mustache onto front of hug. Sew button in place.
A, B, = Color A, Color
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
yo = yarn over
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated