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Crochet Square Monster
Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease® - Microspun
Pattern Number: 70743AD This geometric shaped monster makes a great gift!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 13 1/2 in. (34.5 cm) tall, not including Legs.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

320-148 Fun Fur Yarn: Turquoise

Light and lively turquoise.


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.96
Note: (A)

320-106 Fun Fur Yarn: Bright Blue

Bright light blue


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.96
Note: (B)

620-126 Wool-Ease Yarn: Chocolate Brown

Rich, deep brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

910-158 Microspun Yarn: Buttercup

Bright yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
GAUGE:
16 sc + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) with 1 strand each of A and B held tog. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY (make 2)
With 1 strand of A and B held tog, ch 49.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 48 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 13 1/2 in.

(34.5 cm) from beg.

Fasten off.



ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With 1 strand of C, 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 in.

(10 cm) from beg.

Fasten off.



OUTER EYE (make 2)
With 1 strand of C, 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 sc, work 2 sc in next sc, rep 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 D, repeat Rnds 1-2 of Outer Eye.

Fasten off.



PUPIL (make 2)
With 1 strand of C, 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 wrong sides of Body pieces held tog and working through both thicknesses, join 1 strand of A and sc around pieces tog around outer edge, leaving an opening for stuffing.

Stuff Body, then finish crocheting pieces tog.

Stuff Arms and Legs and sew to Body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
tog = together


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