Month: January 2018

Knitting Valentine’s day hat set ” King & Queen “

Knitting Valentine’s day hat set ” King & Queen “

” King & Queen ” Valentine’s day hat pattern set

     Happy Valentine’s day to all people and couples around the world. As I am a crocheter but knitter too I was just thinking what I can make for my man for this special day, so I started searching on internet and could not find i gift I like so much. Here is so cold these days and he is always asking me to crochet or knit something for him so he can be warm when he is at work. I was just thinking, thinking and I found a perfect present. I made a crochet and knitted hat which was special for us because he is my King and I am his Queen. I really like the idea of making this set, cause’ all the time he will feel that I am with him even if we are far away from each other. So here it is our set ” King & Queen ” . I decided to make them using chunky/bulky  yarn instead of other weights as it make the final product so cozy. Of course it save you time. It is quicker and if you don’t want to spend so much time it will be the perfect project for you. Or if you are last minute person in making gifts this pattern will help you to make special and saving time gift.

Materials used:

Chunky / Bulky yarn  ( 5- 6 wpi ) – 25 % Wool, 75 % – Acrylic

Tapestry needle

Circular needle size – 9 mm for the hat and 7 mm for the rib. 1 pair 60 cm and 1 pair 40 cm circular needle.With them we can finish and work easily at the top of the hat.We will  work in round.

GAUGE – 12 sts to 14 rows

 Man hat – The size are S, M , L 

The stich we will use are  knit and purl. We will incorporate with  2 colors yarn which will be indicated with the color legend  –  one Main color ( M ) and one black ( B ) color.

Cast on 60 sts for S, 64 for M and 66 for L. join your knitting by knitting into the first stitch you made.

Rib of the hat

1- 7 rows :  k1 , p1 repeat till the end of the row.

Row 8 : – 11 k all sts with main color. After the rib we work only with the knit/ stockinette stitch.

Row 12 : k 21/23/24  with M, 5B , 1M , 2B , 2M,  1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 1B, 21/23/24 M color.

Row 13 : k 21/23/24  with M, 5B, 1M, 2B, 2M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 21/23/24 M color.

Row 14 : k 21/23/24  with M, 5B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 15 : k 21/23/24  with M, 1B, 2M, 2B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 16 : k 21/23/24  with M, 1B, 2M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 3B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 17 : k 21/23/24  with M, 2B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 3M, 2B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 18 : k 21/23/24  with M, 2B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 3M, 2B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 19 : k 21/23/24  with M, 2B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 3B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 20 : k 21/23/24  with M, 3M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 21 : k 21/23/24  with M,  3M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 22 : k 21/23/24  with M, 1M, 4B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 2B, 1M, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 23 : k 21/23/24  with M, 1M, 4B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 2B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 2M, 1B, k 21/23/24  with M color.

Row 24- 30 : k all stiches till the end of the row. For M 24- 32, for L 24- 33 .

Closing and shaping the top of the hat. For S size :

Row 31 : *  k2tog, k4 * rep. 10 times ( 50 sts in total )

Row 32 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 50 sts in total )

Row 33 : *  k2tog, k3  * rep. 10 times ( 40 sts in total )

Row 34 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 40 sts in total )

Row 35 :  *  k2tog, k2 * rep 10 times ( 30 sts in total )

Row 37 : * k2tog, k1  * rep 10 times ( 20 sts in total )

Row 38 :   k2tog * rep 10 times ( 10 sts in total )

Close the hat.

For M size :

Row 33 : *  k2tog, k4 * rep. 10 times ( 50 sts in total )

Row 34 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 50 sts in total )

Row 35 : *  k2tog, k3  * rep. 10 times ( 40 sts in total )

Row 36 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 40 sts in total )

Row 37 :  *  k2tog, k2 * rep 10 times ( 30 sts in total )

Row 38 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 30 sts in total )

Row 39 : * k2tog, k1  * rep 10 times ( 20 sts in total )

Row 40 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 20 sts in total )

Row 41 :   k2tog * rep 10 times ( 10 sts in total )

Close the hat.

For L size hat :

Row 34 : *  k2tog, k4 * rep. 10 times ( 50 sts in total )

Row 35 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 50 sts in total )

Row 36 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 50 sts in total )

Row 37 : *  k2tog, k3  * rep. 10 times ( 40 sts in total )

Row 38 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 40 sts in total )

Row 39 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 40 sts in total )

Row 40 :  *  k2tog, k2 * rep 10 times ( 30 sts in total )

Row 41 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 30 sts in total )

Row 42 : * k2tog, k1  * rep 10 times ( 20 sts in total )

Row 43 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 20 sts in total )

Row 44 :  * k2tog * rep 10 times ( 10 sts in total )

Close the hat. IF YOU WANT TO MAKE THE HAT BY THE CHART YOU HAVE TO START TO MAKE IT FROM BACK SIDE/ FROM THE G LETTER.

 

Women hat pattern S size :

The stich we will use are  knit and purl. We will use 2 color-  one Main color ( M ) and one black ( B ) color.

Cast on 60 sts for S, 64 for M and 66 for L, join your knitting by knitting into the first stitch you made.

Rib of the hat

1- 7 rows :  k1 , p1 repeat till the end of the row.

Row 8 : – 11 k all sts with main color. After the rib we work only with the knit/ stockinette stitch.

Row 12 : k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times,  1B, 2M, ,2B, 2M, 1B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 3B, 2M,  * 1B, 3M, rep 4 times.

Row 13 : k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 1B, 4M, 2B, 2M, 1B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 3B, 4M,  * 1B, 3M * rep 3 times.

Row 14 : k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times, 1B, 2M, 3B, 1M, 1B, 4M, 1B, 4M,, 1B, 1M, 3B, 1M, 3B, 2M , * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times.

Row 15 : k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 1B, 4M, 5B, 4M, 1B, 4M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 1M, 1B, 4M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times.

Row 16 :  k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times, 1B, 2M, 1B, 1M, 3B, 2M, 3B, 2M, 3B, * 1M, 1B * rep 4 times,  2M,  * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times.

Row 17 : k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 4M, 1B, 1M * 3B, 2M rep 2 times, 3B,  1M, 1B * rep 4 times, 4M  1B, 3M, rep 3 times, 1B, 1M.

Row 18 :  k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times, * 1B, 2M rep 2 times, 2B, 4M, 1B, 4M, * 1B, 1M * rep 3 times, 3B, 2M,  1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times.

Row 19 : k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 4M, 1B, 2M, 2B, * 1M, 4B * rep 2 times , * 1M, 1B * rep 2 times, 1M, 3B, 4M 1B, 3M, rep 3 times.

Row 20 :  k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times, 1B, 2M, 1B, 3M, 1B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 4B, 1M, 1B rep 2 times, 1M, 3B, 2M, * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times.

Row 21 : k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 31M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 3 times, 1B, 1M.

Row 22 : k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times, 1B, 25 M, k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 4 times,

Row 23 :  k 2M, * 1B, 3M,* rep 14 times, 1B, 1M.

Row 24 : k * 1B, 3M,  * rep 15 times.

Row 35 : *  k2tog, k4 * rep. 10 times ( 50 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 23

Row 36 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 50 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 24

Row 37 : *  k2tog, k3  * rep. 10 times ( 40 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 23

Row 38 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 40 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 24

Row 39 :  *  k2tog, k2 * rep 10 times ( 30 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 23

Row 40 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 30 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 24

Row 41 : * k2tog, k1  * rep 10 times ( 20 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 23

Row 42 : k all sts till the end of the row. ( 20 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 24

Row 43 :   k2tog * rep 10 times ( 10 sts in total ) Color chart – repeat row 23

Close the hat.

Here you can see how the pattern look like on the chart and if you feel more comfortable working with it, you can just print and use it. When you are closing the hat you will have to change the yarn color and if you have black next to black you will knit the st with the main color.This will help you to get this beautiful stripes of the top.

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Valentine’s day set ” King & Queen “

Valentine’s day set ” King & Queen “

” King & Queen ” Valentine’s day set

 

Happy Valentine’s day to all people and couples around the world. As I am a crocheter I was just thinking what I can make for my man for this special day, so I started searching on internet and couldn’t find i gift I like so much. Here is so cold these days and he is always asking me to crochet something for him so he can be warm when he is at work. I was just thinking, thinking and I found a perfect present. I made a crochet hat which was special for us because he is my King and I am his Queen. I really like the idea of making this set, cause’ all the time he will feel that I am with him even if we far away from each other. So here it is our set ” King & Queen ” . I decided to make them using chunky/bulky  yarn instead of other weights as it make the final product so cozy. Of course it save you time. It is quicker and if you don’t want to spend so much time it will be the perfect project for you. Or if you are last minute person in making gifts this pattern will help you to make special and saving time gift.

Materials used:

Chunky / Bulky yarn – 25 % Wool, 75 % – Acrylic

Tapestry needle

GAUGE – 9 sts to 6 rows

Crochet hook size – 8 mm/ US – L

Crochet man hat – The size are S, M , L 

ch 2 doesn’t count as a dc st. inc – 2 dc in same st

Size – S / M

1 : Ch 6 , sl.st. to the first ch and form a ring.

2 :  ch 2 , make 12 dc into the ring, sl.st to the first dc . ( 12 sts in total )

3 : ch 2 , * 1 dc in next st, inc * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 18 sts in total  )

4 : ch 2 , * 1 dc in next 2 sts, inc * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 24 sts in total  )

5 : ch 2 , *1 dc in next 3  sts, inc * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 30 sts in total  )

6 : ch 2 ,  *1 dc in next 4  sts, inc * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 36 sts in total  )

7 : ch 2 ,  *1 hdc in next 5  sts, 2hdc in next st * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 42 sts in total  )

8 – 14 : ch 2 , 1 dc in each st all around, sl.st to the first dc. ( 42 sts in total )

Size – L  is the same but row 7 is

    • ch 2, * 1 dc in next 5  sts, inc * sl.st. to the first  rep 12 times. ( 42 sts in total  )

End. Weave end in .

Use black yarn and make  the inscription ” KING ” using the embroidery stitch . The lenght must be from row 11 to row 13 and between sts 18 and 31.


 Bring needle up at 1 and back down at 2.
Continue stitching.

Crochet women hat – Size  M, L

Gauge of the hat – 12 sts to 8 rows

Crochet hook size – 8 mm / US L

Rib of the hat Size M / L

Row 1 : ch 20 , 1 hdc in the 4rt ch from the hook and make 1 hdc in each st all around, ch 2 turn. You have to make the hdc in the both loops of the ch.

Row 2 : 1 hdc in the 3 rd loop of the hdc in each st all around, ch 2, turn.

Row 3 : 1 hdc in the back loop of the each st all around , ch 2 , turn.

  • row 2 and 3 * repeat 30 times. Turn both parts with wrong side and join with sl.st.

The head of the hat Work in round

Row 1 : ch 1 , make 1 sc in each st in the row of the rib, sl. st to the beg.ch. ( 60 sts in total )

Row 2- 3 : ch 2, 1 hdc in each st all around , sl.st to the second ch from the beg ch. ( 60 sts in total )

Row 4 : ch 2 , * 1 hdc in next 4 sts, dec *- rep. 10 times, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 50 sts in total )

Row 5 : ch 2 , * 1 hdc in next 3 sts, dec *- rep. 10 times, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 40 sts in total )

Row 6 : ch 2 , * 1 hdc in next 2 sts, dec *- rep. 10 times, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 30 sts in total )

Row 7 : ch 2 , * 1 hdc in next 1 sts, dec *- rep. 10 times, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 20 sts in total )

Row 8 : ch 2 , * 1 hdc in each st all around, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 20 sts in total )

Row 9 : ch 2 , * 1 dec *- rep. 10 times, sl. st to the second ch from the beg.ch. ( 10 sts in total ).

End and close the hat.After that you can sew the pom pom.

Use black yarn and make  the inscription ” Queen ” using the embroidery stitch . The lenght of the inscription must be 6 cm , width – 17 cm and must be made in the middle of the rib on the front side of the hat.

 

 

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Darth Vader ( Marvel ) – Star Wars

Darth Vader ( Marvel ) – Star Wars

Happy 2018 year.

This is our first post and I hope that we will have more and more than 2017 to share with you.I couldn’t find time to watch new Star Wars movie but I really like this little man- Darth Vader ( Marvel ). As an offspring of the technological  era, most of the kids know him and love to watch movies, cartoons or play games of the franchise.             When I heard that the new Star Wars movie is live just decide to crochet one of the main characters so Darth Vader( Marvel ) you can use it as a key chain for the kids or as an accessory for their bags. Of course as I told you before these days I am a bit obsessed with rag doll patterns which are super easy and fun to make. So let’s start.

Materials needed :

  1. Dk weight yarn –
  2. I used  Stylecraft Special DK or :
  3. Paintbox Simply DK ( 101 )- Pure Black – main body, hands
  4. Paintbox Simply DK yarns ( 105)- Slate Grey
  5. Crochet hook size – 3,5mm – US crochet hook size – E
  6. Poly fiber fill for stuffing
  7. Tapestry needle
  8. Scissors

Darth Vader  ragdoll is made using single crochet stitch. When we incorporate different colors the stitches will be indicated with the letter of the color from the color legend bellow:

Color Legend :

G – grey ( Slate Grey )          BL- black color ( Pure Black )

The doll is made of 8 parts that we will join later with single crochet stitch as our other ragdolls .

Darth Vader doll front body panels .

The doll is made of flat pieces that we will join with single crochet stitch later. The Santa Claus doll is made of 6 panels – 2 for body and 4 for hands.

Tips and tricks of the patterns :

  1. Color changing – When you switch colors do it always before you finish your last st of the previous color yarn, Just change color before your last YO of previous st and YO with new color then pull through the hook with the new yarn . Here is example with colors – insert your hook into the last stitch of Color A. Pull up a loop in Color A. Then yarn over in Color B to complete the stitch. Continue with Color B until you need to switch again.When you change color make sure that you are dropping the yarn in the back of your panel if you wish you can put a stitch marker of the Right side of the panel or piece of string so you will never wonder which one is the correct side.
    1. Incorporating different colors – You can use fair isle crochet technique when changing colors or you can just pull them from back without cutting yarn. Just be sure that you keep the yarn at the backside of panel. In the pattern when we make the head we will need to work different color stitches of some rows. The whole pattern is made using single crochet stitch so when we incorporate different colors the stitches will be indicated with the letter of the color . For example – “ 6W, 12CR , 6W ” – so it means that you should make first 6 stitches with White color, the next 12 with Cream , and last 6 with White color.When it says “ decW” – it means you should decrease with white color yarn .
    2. Do not forget – Make ch 1 and  turn at the end of each row.
  2. Let”s get starting :

    Front body panel :

    Body and head panel . Front panel is worked from row 1 til row 63.

    Start with black color yarn .

    Rd 1: Ch 5, sc 4 ( 4 sts )

    Rd 2: inc, sc 2, inc ( 6 sts )

    Rd 3-4: sc across ( 6 sts )

    Rd 5: inc, sc 4, inc ( 8 sts )

    Rd 6-16: sc across ( 8 sts )

    Tie off. Repeat the rows 1-16 but do not tie off. Now you will have two pieces that we will join together in next row as in the picture bellow:

Rd 17: inc in 1st st of 1st leg, sc 7 across then continue on the 2nd leg piece, sc 7, inc in last st of 2nd leg piece ( 18 sts )

Rd 18: sc across ( 18 sts )

Rd 19: inc, sc 16, inc ( 20 sts )

Rd 20- 23: sc across ( 20 sts )

Switch to grey color. Rows 24-26 are worked in grey.

Rd 24-26:  sc across ( 20 sts )

Switch to black color yarn. Rows 27-63 are worked in black.

Rd 27: sc across ( 20 sts )

Rd 28: dec, sc 16, dec ( 18 sts )

Rd 29-30: sc across ( 18 sts )

Now we will start incorporating grey color and black. Stitches will be indicated with the letter of the color from the color legend.

Rd 31: decBL, 2BL, 10G, 2BL, decBL ( 16 sts )

Rd 32-34: 3BL, 10G, 3BL ( 16 sts )

Rd 35: decBL, 1BL, 10G, 1BL, decBL ( 14 sts )

Tie off the grey yarn and continue with black yarn color. Rows 36-41 are worked in black color yarn. Stitches will be indicated with sc st.

Rd 36: sc across ( 14 sts )

Rd 37: dec, sc 10, dec ( 12 sts )

Rd 38-39: sc across ( 12 sts )

Now we will start the head.

Rd 40: Ch 4, sc 3 along chs , sc 12 along prev row ( 15 sts )

Rd 41: Ch 4, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in rem 2 chs, switch to grey color, sc 12 along prev row, switch back to black color, sc 2, inc in last st ( 20 sts )

Now we will incorporate grey and black stitches to form the mask of Darth Vader . Now instead of the sc- there will be the letter of the color that you should use. You can find the corresponding letter and color in the Color legend.

Rd 42: incBL, 2BL, ( 2G, 1BL ) rep 5 times, 1BL, incBL ( 22 sts )

Rd 43: incBL, ( 2BL, 2G )rep 2 times, ( 1BL, 2G ) rep 2 times, 2BL, 2G, 2BL,  incBL ( 24 sts )

Rd 44: ( 3BL, 2G ) rep 2 times, ( 1BL, 2G )rep 2 times, 3BL, 2G, 3BL  ( 24 sts )

Rd 45: 2BL, 2G, 4BL, 8G, 4BL, 2G, 2BL  ( 24 sts )

Rd 46: 2BL, 2G, 5BL, 6G, 5BL, 2G, 2BL  ( 24 sts )

Rd 47: 1BL, 2G, 6BL, 4G, 6BL, 2G, 1BL ( 24 sts )

Rd 48-50: 2G, 8BL, 4G, 8BL, 2G  ( 24 sts )

Rd 51: 3G, 6BL, 6G, 6BL, 3G ( 24 sts )

Rd 52: 4G, 4BL, 8G, 4BL, 4G ( 24 sts )

Rd 53: decG, 5G, 3BL, 4G, 3BL, 5G,  decG ( 22 sts )

Rd 54: 2BL, 2G, 5BL, 4G, 5BL, 2G, 2BL ( 22 sts )

Rd 55: decBL, 7BL, 4G, 7BL, decBL ( 20sts )

Rd 56: 8BL, 4G, 8BL ( 20sts )

Rd 57: decBL, 6BL, 4G, 6BL, decBL ( 18 sts )

Rd 58: decBL, 5BL, 4G, 5BL, decBL ( 16 sts )

Rd 59: 6BL, 4G, 6BL ( 16 sts )

Rd 60: 2decBL, 2BL, 4G, 2BL, 2decBL  ( 14 sts )

Rd 61: 4BL, 4G, 4BL  ( 12 sts )

Back panel :

Row 1- 30 are worked the same as front panel .

Rd 31: dec, sc 14, dec ( 16 sts )

Rd 32-34: sc across ( 16 sts )

Rd 35: dec, sc 12, dec ( 14 sts )

Rd 36: sc across ( 14 sts )

Rd 37: dec, sc 10, dec ( 12 sts )

Rd 38-39: sc across ( 12 sts )

Now we will start the head.

Rd 40: Ch 4, sc 3 along chs , sc 12 along prev row ( 15 sts )

Rd 41: Ch 4, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in rem 2 chs, sc 14 along prev row, inc in last st ( 20 sts )

Rd 42: inc, sc 20 , inc ( 22 sts )

Rd 43: inc, sc 22,  inc ( 24 sts )

Rd 44- 52: sc across  ( 24 sts )

Rd 53: dec, sc 18,  dec ( 22 sts )

Rd 54: sc across  ( 22 sts )

Rd 55: dec, sc 18, dec ( 20sts )

Rd 56: sc across ( 20sts )

Rd 57: dec, sc 16, dec ( 18 sts )

Rd 58: dec, sc 14, dec ( 16 sts )

Rd 59: sc across ( 16 sts )

Rd 60: 2 dec, sc 8, 2 dec  ( 14 sts )

Rd 61: sc across  ( 12 sts )

Hands : ( make 4 pieces )

Start with grey color yarn.

Row 1: Ch 4, sc 3 ( 3 sts )

Row 2: inc, sc 1, inc ( 5 sts )

Row 3-7: sc across ( 5 sts )

Switch to black color yarn. Rows 8-17 are worked in black.

Row 8-17: sc across ( 5 sts ) . Tie off.

Helmet of Darth Vader: ( make helmet with black color yarn.)

Black line of the helmet:

Row 1: Ch 25, sc 24 ( 24 sts )

Row 2: sc across ( 24 sts )

Back part of helmet

Row 1: Ch 25, sc 24 ( 24 sts )

Row 2: inc, sc 22, inc ( 26 sts )

Row 3: inc, sc 24, inc ( 28 sts )

Row 4: inc, sc 26, inc ( 30 sts )

Row 5: inc, sc 28, inc ( 32 sts )

Row 6: inc, sc 30, inc ( 34 sts )

Row 7-14: sc across ( 34 sts )

Tie off.

Cape of Darth Vader :

Row 1: ch 23, sc 22 ( 22 sts )

Row 2: inc, sc 20, inc ( 24 sts )

Row 3: inc, sc 22, inc ( 26 sts )

Row 4: inc, sc 24, inc ( 28 sts )

Row 5-20 sc across ( 28 sts )

Make the finishing touches before you join together front and back panels.

  1. Insert the eyes in the 49th row in the middle of the black spot. I used black felt fabric in ellipse form, inserted the eyes through the felt and then put them onto the head. If you wish you can used only felt without safety eyes.
  2. Make the buttons on the grey body rectangle with yellow, red and green yarn.

3. Sew the black line of the helmet just above the eyes as in the picture bellow.

Back panel of helmet . Before you sew it on head fold both side. Fold the right side from right to left and the left side from left to right. Sew them.

Sew back of helmet to the 51st row .

Assembling pieces together. It doesn’t matter where you will start assembling  .

When you join two body panels make sure that the right side of front panel is facing you while you are crocheting with single crochet stitch around .

As you crochet along the outside, you will need to switch colours where appropriate. When switching colours, insert your hook into the last stitch of Colour A. Pull up a loop in Colour A. Then yarn over in Colour B to complete the stitch. Continue with Colour B until you need to switch again.

Stuffing – Stuf the toy when you crochet along . When you go around the leg with sc fill it.

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