Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Trick or Treat for DumDums!

One can never have enough little amigurumis to hand out Halloween Goodies.... Can they?
The Newest DumDum LoveBugs Mod doesn't think so!!
Meet - Sam.  Sam is very partial to lollipops - so he was an overwhelmingly easy mod to create.
I hope you enjoy him!



The LoveBug - (Sam Mod)

Materials :

Red Heart® Classic® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0254 Pumpkin, 0334 Buff
Size E4/3.50 Crochet Hook (US) 
Filling for Plushies (fiberfil or similar)
6mm Black Buttons for Eyes 
DumDum Lollipops (or similar product)
Yarn Needle for Sewing

*Special Notation(s):
- 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.
- The Head/Body and Feet of this project are stuffed with filling.
- Eyes are placed at approximately Rnd 8 and spaced 4 sts apart on Head - however, you may wish to place them upon completion based on your crocheting techniques and personal preferences.
  

Head/Body  (Make 1):

with Buff,
___ 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)
___ Rnd 2: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (24 sts)
___ Rnd 5: [sc in ea of nxt 3 sts, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (30 sts)
___ Rnds 6-10: sc in ea st around  (30 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 11: [(Dec nxt 2 sts tog) 5 times, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts] twice  (20 sts)
___ Rnd 12: (Dec nxt 2 sts tog) 10 times  (10 sts)
___ Rnd 13: [(Dec nxt 2 sts tog) twice, sc in nxt st] twice, changing to Pumpkin on lst st  (6 sts)

with Pumpkin,
___ Rnd 14: [Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 15: [sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st] 6 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 16: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Inc in nxt st] 3 times  (21 sts)
___ Rnds 17-19: sc in ea st around  (21 sts/ea rnd)
___ Rnd 20: [sc in ea of nxt 5 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] 3 times  (18 sts)
___ Rnd 21: (Dec nxt 2 sts tog) 9 times  (9 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops of Rnd 21 to close opening so that no stuffing can escape.


Arm  (Make 2) :
with Pumpkin,
Chain 6, slst in 2nd ch from hook, slst in ea of the remaining chains of beg ch-6.  
Finish off leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure Arm to side of Body.
With Buff, join with hdc in the ch-2 loop at the end of the Arm, hdc 4 more times in same sp, join with slst to first hdc made to finish off.
Slide DumDum (or similar stick'd candy) through small hole in hand area of Arm.


Foot  (Make 2) :
with Pumpkin,
___ 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)
___ Rnd 2: sc in nxt st, 3 sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, sc in nxt st, Inc in ea of nxt 2 sts  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 3: sc in ea st around  (12 sts)
___ Rnd 4: sc in nxt st, (Dec nxt 3 sts tog) twice, sc in ea of nxt 5 sts  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 5: (Dec nxt 2 sts tog) twice, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 6:  sc in ea st around  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops of Rnd 6 to close opening so that no stuffing can escape.  Attach Leg to Body.


Collar (Make 1):
with Buff,
Chain 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (3hdc in nxt ch, sc in nxt ch) 5 times
Weave tail thought the chain spaces made at 3 hdc sts, so that you have 'tails' on both sides of the collar, and use these to secure around the 'neck' area of the doll.
Secure and weave in tails to hide.





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1 comment:

luvmyferretz said...

So cute!! Thank you so much for the freebie!

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