Valentine Love Monster

Valentine Love Monster

SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
SIZE:
14cm in height
MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Approx. 25-30grams amount of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in dark pink
Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in black and white

Small amount of light pink Elle Crochet No 5

Hooks & Notions:
Fiberfill/Toy Stuffing
Size 3.50mm Hook
Size2,50mm Hook
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker
Optional – Heart Button
GAUGE:
22sts x 30 rows = 8 x 8cm

Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

INSTRUCTIONS

This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
 
Head:
Rnd 1: With dark pink yarn CH 2. Work 6 SC in second CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). MM
Rnd 3: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). MM
Rnd 4: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 5: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next three STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 6-7: SC in each ST around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 8: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next four STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 9: SC in each ST around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 10: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next five STS. Repeat from * around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 11: SC in each ST around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 12: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next five STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 13: SC in each ST around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 14: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next four STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 15-16: SC in each ST around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 17: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 18: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Stuff firmly
Rnd 19: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12 SC).
Neck:
Rnd 20-21: SC in each ST around (12 SC). MM
Body:
Rnd 22: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). MM
Rnd 23: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 24: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next three STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 25: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next four STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 26: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next five STS. Repeat from * around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 27: SC in each ST around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 28: For this rnd only work in back loops. SC in each ST around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 29: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next six STS. Repeat from * around (48 SC). MM
Rnd 30: SC in each ST around (48 SC). MM
Rnd 31: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next seven STS. Repeat from * around (54 SC). MM
Rnd 32: SC in each ST around (54 SC). MM
Rnd 33: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next eight STS. Repeat from * around (60 SC). MM
Rnd 34-35: SC in each ST around (60 SC). MM
Rnd 36: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next eight STS. Repeat from * around (54 SC). MM
Rnd 37: SC in each ST around (54 SC). MM
Rnd 38: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next seven STS. Repeat from * around (48 SC). MM
Rnd 39: SC in each ST around (48 SC). MM
Rnd 40: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next six STS. Repeat from * around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 41: SC in each ST around (42 SC). MM
Rnd 42: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next five STS. Repeat from * around (36 SC). MM
Rnd 43: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next four STS. Repeat from * around (30 SC). MM
Rnd 44: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 45: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC). Stuff firmly
Rnd 46: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12 SC).
Rnd 47: *SC2tog across next two STS. Repeat from * around (6 SC). FO ,sew opening close and weave end thru the body and pull the end out at the top of the head, pull slightly to flatten bottom. FO weave in end.
Picot Trim:
With 2,50mm hook can Elle Crochet No 5 Light Pink yarn
Attach yarn with a SL ST at any loop at the back and continue as follows:
In same loop work 1SC, 3DC, 1SC and 1 SL ST.* In next loop work 1SL ST, 1SC, 3DC, 1SC and 1SL ST. Repeat from * until end. Work a SL ST into first loop, FO and weave in ends
Work with the head part facing towards you.
14 Picots made.
Heart Ears: (Make 2)
With 2,50mm hook can Elle Crochet No 5 Light Pink yarn
CH6, SL ST to form ring.
Rnd 1: CH3 (counts as DC), work 2DC into ring, CH3, work 5DC into ring, CH3, work 5DC into ring, CH3, work 2DC into ring. Join with SL ST in to 3rd of 3CH.
Rnd 2: Work 1SC into next ST, work 1HDC into next ST, work 9DC into space of 3CH, work 1DC into next 2 STS, 1HDC into next 3 STS, work 3HDC into space of 3CH, CH1, work 3HDC into space of 3CH, work 1HDC into next 3 STS. work 1DC into next 2 STS, work 9DC into space of 3CH, work 1HDC into next ST, work 1SC into last ST. Join with a SL ST into 3rd CH of 3CH of Rnd 1.
Rnd 3: Work 1SC into each ST until 1CH of Rnd2, CH1 continue working 1SC into each ST until end. Join with a SL ST into 3rd CH of 3CH of Rnd 1.
Rnd 4: SL ST into each ST around. FO and leave a tail for sewing.
Pin ears to head in position.
Sew, FO and weave in ends.
Eyes: (Make 2)
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
Rnd 1: With white yarn, CH 2. Work 6 SC in second CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). FO, leave a tail for sewing
Rnd 1: With black yarn, CH 2. Work 6 SC in second CH from hook. FO, leave a tail for sewing
Sew inner white eyes to outer eyes and inner black eyes to inner white eyes.
Sew eyes onto head. Weave in ends.
Tail:
With 2,50mm hook can Elle Crochet No 5 Light Pink yarn
CH 32. Work 1DC into 3rd CH from hook, work 2 DC into same ST,  work 3 DC in each CH across until end.
SL ST into first DC at beginning of row
FO and leave a tail for sewing
Attach tail to the back of the body, with a few stitches
Weave end thru the back of the tail stitches
Pull end to gather tail together.
FO and weave in end
Feet: (Make 2)
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
Rnd 1: With dark pink yarn and 3,50mm hook CH 2. Work 6 SC in second CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 SC in each ST around (12 SC). MM
Rnd 3: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18 SC). MM
Rnd 4: *Work 2 SC in first ST and 1 SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 5-8: SC in each ST around (24 SC). MM
Rnd 9: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18 SC). MM
Rnd 10: *SC2tog across first two STS and SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12 SC). MM
Rnd 11-14: SC in each ST around (24 SC). FO and leave a long tail for sewing.
Stuff bottom part of foot firmly.
Sew feet into position, FO and weave in ends
Sew Heart Button for nose, trim with ribbon/raffia and Heart Shaped Card.
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  1. OMG that's adorable!!!! I need to download this pattern hehe.

    PS. saw your link on the Moogly Hookin' on Hump Day post 🙂

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