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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