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Home : Patterns : Tracey Tentacles
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Tracey Tentacles

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 80899AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 8 in. (20.5 cm)

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Tracey Tentacles

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

ALIEN
FRONT

With A, ch 24.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm). Fasten off.

BACK
Make same as Front.

LEGS (make 4)
Note:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn work.
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rep Rnd 3 until Leg measures about 3 in. (8 cm). Fasten off.

EYES (make 2)
Note:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn work.
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 5 sc into first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 10 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 15 sts.
Change to D.
Rnds 4 and 5: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Eyes to Front. Hold Back and Front with wrong sides together. Working through both thicknesses, join A with sl st and sc around all sides, working 2 sc in each corner. Before closing final edge, stuff body lightly. Sew Legs 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 sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Tracey Tentacles Reviewed by Theresa Albania on 2011-01-12 *****
Easy, fast and fun. GREAT for teaching beginners!!


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