Black Cat or a Witch? Your guess is as good as mine….

She’s hoping if you think she’s a witch, you won’t run when she crosses your path….
Black Kitten ( she’s still growing! )

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Supplies:
Worsted weight yarn, any color for cat
Worsted weight yarn any color for hat
Felt or safety eyes
Felt, embroidery floss, or safer nose
F – hook
Yarn needle
Poly – fil stuffing

Terms:
hk – hook
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase ( 2sc in same stitch )
dec – decrease ( sc two stitches together )

Head/Body:
Ch 2
1. 6sc in second ch from hk – 6
2. 2sc in each st around – 12
3. ( sc, inc )6x – 18
4. ( sc 2, inc )6x – 24
5. ( sc 3, inc )6x – 30
6 – 11. sc around – 30 each row
12. ( sc 3, dec )6x – 24
13. ( sc 2, dec )6x – 18
14. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
15. *front loops only in this row* , ( sc, inc )6x – 18
Begin Stuffing, make sure to stuff head firmly.
16 – 23. sc around – 18 each row
24. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
25. dec 6 times
Fasten off, sew shut, weave in ends.

Legs:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
4 – 5. sc around – 15 each row
6. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
7 – 8. sc around – 10 each row
Stuff foot
9. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
10 – 11. sc around – 8 each row
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Arms:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3 – 4. sc around – 10 each row
5. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
6. sc around – 8
Stuff hand
7. ( sc 2, dec )2x – 6
8 – 9. sc around – 6
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Ears:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. sc in each st around – 5
3. 2sc in each st around – 10
4. sc in each st around – 10
5. ( sc 2, inc )5x – 15
Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Tail:
Ch 2
1. 4sc in second ch from hk – 4
2. 2sc in each st around- 8
3 – 6. sc around – 8 each row
7. inc 2, sc, dec 2, sc – 8
8 – 14. sc around – 8

Hat:
Ch 2
1. 6sc in the second ch from hk – 6
2. sc around – 6
3. ( sc 2, inc )2x – 8
4. sc around – 8
5. ( sc, inc )4x – 12
6. sc around – 12
7. ( sc 2, inc )4x – 16
8. sc around – 16
9. ( sc 3, inc )4x – 20
10. sc around – 20
11. ( sc 4, inc )4x – 24
12. sc around – 24
13. Front loops only: ( sc 5, inc )4x – 28
14. ( sc 6, inc )4x – 32
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Crescent Moon:
Using E-hook
Ch 7
slp st in 2nd ch from hk, inc, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, inc, slp st in last ch.
Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.

Assembly:
Sew legs and arms on to body.
Sew ears onto head.
Sew moon onto hat.
You can sew on her hat or simply let it sit on her head.

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Are you my Mummy??

Just a little bit lost and not so good at staying together…..

Mummy

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Supplies:
Worsted weight yarn, any color
I suggest slightly larger safety eyes to “pop” through his wrappings.
Gauze or strips of fabric for “wrapping”
F – hook
Yarn needle
Poly – fil stuffing

Terms:
hk – hook
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase ( 2sc in same stitch )
dec – decrease ( sc two stitches together )

Head:
Ch 2
1. 6sc in second ch from hk – 6
2. 2sc in each st around – 12
3. ( sc, inc )6x – 18
4. ( sc 2, inc )6x – 24
5. ( sc 3, inc )6x – 30
6 – 11. sc around – 30 each row
12. ( sc 3, dec )6x – 24
13. ( sc 2, dec )6x – 18
14. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
15. *front loops only in this row* , ( sc, inc )6x – 18
Begin Stuffing, make sure to stuff head firmly.
16 – 23. sc around – 18 each row
24. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
25. dec 6 times
Fasten off, sew shut, weave in ends

Legs:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
4 – 5. sc around – 15 each row
6. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
7 – 8. sc around – 10 each row
Stuff foot
9. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
10 – 11. sc around – 8 each row
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Arms:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3 – 4. sc around – 10 each row
5. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
6. sc around – 8
Stuff hand
7. ( sc 2, dec )2x – 6
8 – 9. sc around – 6
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Assembly:
Sew on legs however you’d like
Sew on arms
For his wrapping; I cut strips about an inch wide and wrapped his head first. Then move from arm, across body to next arm. Working your way down to legs.
Weave in all ends.

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Boo!!!! Scared you didn’t I?!

Shhh, don’t hurt his feelings. He’s been practicing so hard, he’ll be a big scary ghost someday.
Ghost

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Supplies:
Worsted weight yarn, any color
Grey yarn for chain
Small buttons, black yarn or safety eyes
F – hook
Yarn needle
Poly – fil stuffing

Terms:
hk – hook
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase ( 2sc in same stitch )
dec – decrease ( sc two stitches together )

Head:
Ch 2
1. 4sc in second ch from hk – 4
2 – 3. sc around – 4 each row
4. inc, sc 3 – 5
5. sc, inc, sc – 6
6. sc 2, inc, sc 3 – 7
7. sc 2, inc, sc, inc, sc 2- 9
8. inc, sc 8 – 10
9. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
10. ( sc 2, inc )5x – 20
11. ( sc 3, inc )5x – 25
12. ( sc 4, inc )5x – 30
13 – 18. sc around – 30 each row
19. ( sc 3, dec )6x – 24
20. ( sc 2, dec )6x – 18
If using safety eyes, attach now.
21. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
22. *front loops only in this row* , ( sc, inc )6x – 18
Begin Stuffing, make sure to stuff head firmly.
23 – 30. sc around – 18 each row
31. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
32. dec 6 times
Fasten off, sew shut, weave in ends.

Legs:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
4 – 5. sc around – 15 each row
6. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
7 – 8. sc around – 10 each row
Stuff foot
9. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
10 – 11. sc around – 8 each row
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Arms:
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3 – 4. sc around – 10 each row
5. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
6. sc around – 8
Stuff hand
7. ( sc 2, dec )2x – 6
8 – 9. sc around – 6

Assembly:
Sew legs and arms onto body.
Add any details.
His chain is made simply. I just chained five groups of 9 chains and looped them together.

Little Monster!

Ugh, he must be two, such a monstrous age. Hopefully he’ll grow out of it…😉
Frankenstein:

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Supplies:
Worsted weight yarn, in green, black, and two colors of choice for shirt and pants
Black yarn for details
F – hook
Yarn needle
Poly – fil stuffing
Safety eyes or embroidery floss

Terms:
hk – hook
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase ( 2sc in same stitch )
dec – decrease ( sc two stitches together )

Head:
Starting with black
Ch 2
1. 6sc in second ch from hk – 6
2. 2sc in each st around – 12
3. ( sc, inc )6x – 18
4. ( sc 2, inc )6x – 24
5. ( sc 3, inc )6x – 30
6. *do this row in back loops only: sc around – 30
7. *alternate stitches between green and black: sc around – 30
Fasten off black, use strictly green now.
8 – 13. sc around – 30 each row.
If using safety eyes, attach now.
13. *do this row in back loops only: ( sc 3, dec )6x – 24
14. ( sc 2, dec )6x – 18
15. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
16. *front loops only in this row* , ( sc, inc )6x – 18
Begin Stuffing, make sure to stuff head firmly.
Switch to shirt color.
17 – 21. sc around – 18 each row
Switch to pant color.
22 – 24. sc around – 18 each row
25. ( sc, dec )6x – 12
26. dec 6 times
Fasten off, sew shut, weave in ends.

Legs:
Start with shoe color
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3. ( sc, inc )5x – 15
4 – 5. sc around – 15 each row
6. ( sc, dec )5x – 10
Switch to pant color.
7 – 8. sc around – 10 each row
Stuff foot
9. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
10 – 11. sc around – 8 each row
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Arms:
Starting with green.
Ch 2
1. 5sc in second ch from hk – 5
2. 2sc in each st around – 10
3 – 4. sc around – 10 each row
5. ( sc 3, dec )2x – 8
Switch to shirt color.
6. sc around – 8
Stuff hand
7. ( sc 2, dec )2x – 6
8 – 9. sc around – 6
Sew top flat, leave tail for sewing to body.

Assembly:
Sew legs and arms onto body.
Add any details you’d like.
Weave in all ends.

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