Thursday, 24 March 2011

Free crochet anemone pattern, already, I know!


Crochet Pattern
Enemy Anemone

This pattern does assume a basic understanding of how to crochet and uses a few different stitches.

You will need:
2 colours of any wool
Crochet needles (suitable for your wool thickness)
Wool needle
Black beads
Black embroidery thread
Embroidery needle
Stuffing

Abbreviations:
sc - single crochet
*    * - repeat steps to the end of the row
dec – decrease
sl st – slip stitch

Body – top of ‘head’ down
1. Magic Ring 6   (6)
2. 2 sc in each stitch   (12)
3. *2 sc then sc in next stitch*   (18)
4. *2 sc then sc in next 2 stitches*   (24)
5. *2sc then sc in next 3 stitches*   (30)
6-11. *sc*   (30)
12.  Change colour, *sc in outer loop*  (30)
13. *sc*   (30)
14. *dec 2 then sc in next 3 stitches*   (24)
15. *dec 2 then sc in next 2 stitches*    (18)
16. *dec 2 then sc in next stitch*   (12)
17. Stuff head quite firmly
19. *dec 2 *   sl st (6)
20. close


Fronds x 13 (but you can make as many as you like)
1. magic ring 3
2.  sc until approx 2.5cm long
3.  sew on to the top of his head
Sew on eyes, fearsome eyebrows and little mouth, ta daa!

The fronds can get a bit fiddly but I don't think they have to be perfect, it just adds character!

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