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Home : Patterns : Mini Circle Creature
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Mini Circle Creature

Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease® - Microspun
Pattern #: 80289AD
Rating: ***** (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) diameter



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Color (A)
Fun Fur®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 320-194: Fun Fur Yarn: Lime
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Color (B)
Wool-Ease®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-126: Wool-Ease® Yarn: Chocolate Brown
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Color (C)
Microspun

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 910-158: Microspun Yarn:    Buttercup
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Microspun
Royal Blue Turquoise
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Silver Fox Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Moss
Aquamarine Violet Purpletini Neon Lime Lime Hot Pink Indigo Lava
Sandstone Confetti Citrus Tropical Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes
South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes Deep Sea Stripes
Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Loden
Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather Paprika Violet Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi
Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Fun Fur (Article #320) is a novelty "eyelash" yarn. Solids: 1¾/50g; 60 yd/54m per ball Prints: 1½ oz/40g; 57 yd/52m per ball 100% polyester.
*Microspun (Article #910) is a super-soft sport-weight micro-fiber acrylic yarn. It comes in 2.5 oz./70g (168yd/154m) balls

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  320-194 Fun Fur Yarn: Lime
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Note: (A)
•  620-126 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Chocolate Brown
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Note: (B)
•  910-158 Microspun Yarn: Buttercup
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Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Mini Circle Creature

Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease® - Microspun

GAUGE:

16 sc + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) with 2 strands of A held tog.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.


BODY (make 2)
With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around-12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around-18 sts.
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.
Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around-48 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around-54 sts.
Fasten off.

ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With 1 strand of B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-11: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.

OUTER EYE (make 2)
With 1 strand of B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around-12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around-18 sts. Fasten off.

INNER EYE (make 2)
With 1 strand of C, work through Rnd 2 of Outer Eye-12 sts. Fasten off.

PUPIL (make 2)
With 1 strand of B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Inner Eyes centered on top of Outer Eyes. Sew Eyes to one Body piece. Sew Pupils to center of Eyes. With wrong side of Body pieces tog and working through both thicknesses, join 1 strand of A with sl st in edge and work sc evenly spaced 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
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ***** (based on 4 reviews)
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Mini Circle Creature Reviewed by Kasey Nored on 2012-01-15 ****
Make sure you pay attention to the size of the circles or you'll run out fun fur. Otherwise it's too cute!


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