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Home : Patterns : Darling Devil Set

Free Knitting Pattern: Darling Devil Set

Lion Brand® Glitterspun® (old)
Pattern #: 50449
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Child’s 4-8


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*Glitterspun (old) (Article #990). 60% acrylic, 27% Cupro, 13% Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (115yds/105m) pull skeins

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Additional Materials
1" [2.5 cm] wide red headband (Goody "Goody Girls inches headband, #30471)
Small amount of polyester fiberfill

Darling Devil Set

Lion Brand® Glitterspun® (old)


16 sts + 24 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in St st (k on right side, p on wrong side) with 2 strands of yarn 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


ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.


2 strands of yarn are held together throughout.


With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 8 sts. Work in St st until piece measures length of headband. Bind off all sts. Sew cover over headband, making seam at inside center and closing ends.

HORNS – Make 2

With 2 strands of yarn held tog and double-pointed needles, cast on 15 sts, dividing sts evenly on 3 needles. Working in rnds, knit 3 rnds.

[Ssk, k 3] 3 times – 12 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

[Ssk, k 2] 3 times – 9 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

[Ssk, k 1] 3 times – 6 sts. Knit 2 rnds.

[Ssk] 3 times – 3 sts.

Break yarn, leaving a long tail. Run yarn through remaining 3 sts, gather tightly and fasten securely. Weave in ends. Stuff horns lightly with polyfil. Sew Horns to top of headband.


With 2 strands of yarn held tog and double-pointed needles, cast on 4 sts. K 4. *Slide sts to other end of needle and knit them, pulling yarn tightly across the back of the work. (Do not turn work.) Repeat from * until tail measures 25 inches [63.5 cm] from beginning, or desired length.

Belt Loop Work back and forth on 4 sts in Garter st (k every row) until Garter st section measures 5˝ inches [14 cm]. Bind off all sts. Fold Belt Loop over and sew last row to first row to form loop.

POINT – Make 2

With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 12 sts. Knit 2 rows. K2tog, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog. Knit 1 row. Repeat last 2 rows until 2 sts remain. K2tog. Pull yarn through remaining st and fasten securely. Sew both Points tog, stuffing slightly and attaching securely to end of tail. Weave in ends.


k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)

St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Darling Devil Set Reviewed by Sunshine Loveless on 2008-10-11 ****
I used this pattern to make the "tail".( I had a different one for the "horns").I wore this costume to a halloween party at a local nursing home.The residents and nurses thought it was so neat that I had knit a costume.They all loved it and so did the kids and parents that came to the party.

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