Sunday, September 10, 2017

Morton the Monster

Mort is ready for some Halloween candy!  Yum Yum Yum he says!



Pattern:
Easy

Materials Used in Model:
Red Heart® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0672 Spring Green, 0726 Coral, 0356 Amethyst, 0311 White and 0312 Black
Size G6/4.00mm Crochet Hook (US)
Filling for Plushies (fiberfil or similar)
Yarn Needle for Sewing
Long Straight Pins for Positioning

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise noted.  Stuff your piece as you work as there are NO “stuff here” indicators present within the pattern instructions.


Body  (Make 1) :
with Spring Green,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 5: sc in ea st around  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 6: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (40 sts)
___ Rnd 7: sc in ea st around  (40 sts)
___ Rnd 8: [sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (44 sts)
___ Rnd 9: sc in ea st around  (44 sts)
___ Rnd 10: [sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (48 sts)
___ Rnd 11: sc in ea st around  (48 sts)
___ Rnd 12: [sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (52 sts)
___ Rnd 13: sc in ea st around  (52 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (56 sts)
___ Rnds 15-16: sc in ea st around  (56 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 17: [sc in ea of nxt 13 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (60 sts)
___ Rnds 18-19: sc in ea st around  (60 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 20: [sc in ea of nxt 29 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (62 sts)
___ Rnds 21-22: sc in ea st around  (62 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 23: [sc in ea of nxt 30 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (64 sts)
___ Rnds 24-32: sc in ea st around  (64 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 33: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (56 sts)
___ Rnd 34: sc in ea st around  (56 sts)
___ Rnd 35: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (48 sts)
___ Rnd 36: [sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (40 sts)
___ Rnd 37: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 38: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 39: [sc in in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 40: [Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times  (8 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops of Rnd 40 to close opening. Secure and weave in remaining tail to hide. 




Eyeball  (Make 2) :
with White,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnds 3-4: sc in ea st around  (16 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 5: [Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 8 times   (8 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave tail thought the front loops of Rnd 5 to close opening so that no stuffing can escape.


Pupil  (Make 2) :
with Black,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Pupil to Eye Color on Eyeball.


Eye Color  (Make 2) :
with Coral,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, (3 sc, 2hdc, 3 sc) in st  (8 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Pupil to Eye Color on Eyeball.


Eyelid  (Make 2)
with Spring Green,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times (2 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea st around (20 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail to secure Eyeball into Eyelid.  Slip Eyeball into cup of Eyelid, set slightly askew, so that Eyelid is coving top and side of Eyeball rather than entire Eyeball.  With a separate piece of Spring Green, secure completed Eye to Doll.  Model’s Eyes are set at approximately between Rnds 10 and 15. 



Nose  (Make 1) :
with Spring Green,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts] twice  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in nxt st  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea st around  (16 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Nose to Body.  Model’s Nose is set at approximately between Rnds 14 through 17 and stuffed lightly.



Mouth  (Make 1) :
with Spring Green,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (20 sts)
___ Rnd/ROW 4:  Squeeze front and back pieces flat together - working through both thicknesses (4 lps total) sc across, closing the opening for a count of 10 sc.
(If you lose a stitch and only can make 9 sc across, this is fine also - just make sure that the opening is stitched evenly closed without bumps or ripples.)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Mouth to Body.

  
Tooth  (Make 1) :
with White,
Chain 3, (yarn over, insert your hook in the stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over once more and draw it through the first 2 loops on your hook) 3 times, in 3rd  chain from hook. There are now 4 loops on your hook. Yarn over and draw the loop through all 4 stitches. Slst in same ch st.
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Tooth to inside of Mouth.



Arm  (Make 2) :
with Spring Green,
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts] twice  (20 sts)
___ Rnds 4-10: sc in ea st around  (20 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 11: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 4 times  (16 sts)
___ Rnds 12-31: sc in ea st around  (16 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 32/ROW: sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, squeeze front and back pieces flat together - working through both thicknesses (4 lps total) sc across, closing the opening for a count of 8 sc. (If you lose a stitch and only can make 7 sc across, this is fine also - just make sure that the opening is stitched closed so that no stuffing can escape.)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Arm to Body.  Using long stitches, add some spots to Arms.



Foot  (Make 2) :
with Spring Green,
Chain 8,
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, 3 sc in end ch st - turn piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in last st. (16 sts)
___ Rnd 2: Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 4 sts, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts (24 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st] 8 times  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc  (36 sts)
___ Rnd 5: sc in ea st around  (36 sts)
___ Rnd 6: [sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Inc in nxt st] 4 times  (40 sts)
___ Rnds 7-11: sc in ea st around  (40 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 12: sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, (Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) 3 times, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 20 sts   (36 sts)
___ Rnd 13: (sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog) 4 times, sc in ea of nxt 16 sts   (32 sts)
___ Rnd 14: [sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 4 times  (28 sts)
___ Rnd 15: sc in ea st around  (28 sts)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 4 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnds 17-18: sc in ea st around  (24 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 19: [sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (26 sts)
___ Rnd 20: [sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (28 sts)
___ Rnd 21: [sc in ea of nxt 13 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (30 sts)
___ Rnd 22: [sc in ea of nxt 14 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 23: [sc in ea of nxt 15 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (34 sts)
___ Rnd 24: [sc in ea of nxt 16 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (36 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Foot to Body.  Secure and weave in tail to hide.  Lower Rnd of Leg begins at approximately Rnd 34 and extends upwards on Body (evenly) for approximately 10 rnds.  With a length of Spring Green, divide top of Foot into 3 sections, giving the appearance of “toes” at end of foot.  With Amethyst or other contrasting color, add some “toenails” to toe sections.



Small Spot  (Various/Model contains 5) :
Contrasting Color of Choice (Model uses Coral),
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: loosely sc in ea st around  (8 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Small Spot to Body.



Large Spot  (Various/Model contains 4) :
Contrasting Color of Choice (Model uses Amethyst),
___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 8 times (16 sts)
___ Rnd 3: sc in ea st around  (16 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Large Spot to Body.





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