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One-Eyed Bird Monster
Lion Brand Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Glitter Eyelash - Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend
Pattern Number: L10441 Looking for a cute friend to crochet? Adorable monsters make perfect desk or locker decorations, and add a little fun to every setting.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5800-530 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Glitter Eyelash Yarn: Peridot

Medium green with green glitter


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (A)

5400-557 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Lemon Chiffon

Light yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (B)

5400-500 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn: Bakery Box White

Crisp white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of black yarn
NOTES:
Pieces are worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds.

A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.


INSTRUCTIONS



BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnds 8-11: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Begin to stuff piece and continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts.
Fasten off.



WING (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 3-8: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.



LEG (make 3)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 3-5: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.



EYE
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
With black yarn, embroider French knot in center of Eye.



FINISHING
Using long yarn tails, sew Wings, Legs and Eye to Body.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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