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Home : Patterns : Monster Magnet

Free Crochet Pattern: Monster Magnet

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Pattern #: L0638
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 3 x 3 1/2 in. (7.5 x 9 cm)


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This Halloween, make a smiling monster magnet to decorate for the holiday!
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Additional Materials
Small magnet
Craft glue

Monster Magnet

Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


1. Yarn quantities are sufficient to make multiple magnets.
2. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.

With A, ch 4.
Row 1: Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch - 5 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 7 sc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc - 9 sc at the end of this row.
Rows 4-10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc to end of row.
Edging: Ch 1, do not turn, work sc evenly spaced down side edge, across lower edge of piece and up other side edge.
Change to B.
Hair: Ch 2, working across top of piece, hdc in each sc to end of row.
Fasten off.

NECK BOLTS (make 2)
With B, ch 4.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Fasten off.

Sew one Neck Bolt to each side of Head, behind edging. With B, embroider French Knot eyes, straight st mouth, and scar. Weave in ends. Glue magnet to back of Head.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Monster Magnet Reviewed by on 2012-07-28 *****
Super simple and very cute, I did this while watching TV. I didn't have any black yarn, so I used a silvery grey with black embroidery thread for the details and it looks just as good.

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