The Big Bad Wolf – A Fairy Tale Themed Granny Square

THE BIG BAD WOLF|FAIRY TALE GRANNY SQUARE| CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

The Big Bad Wolf

The eighth in a compilation of granny squares designed around a Fairy Tale theme.
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THE BIG BAD WOLF CLOSE UP|FAIRY TALE GRANNY SQUARE| CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

The Big Bad Wolf

Skill Level:

Easy

Materials:

  • Double knitting/light worsted yarn (No 3)
  • Approx 25 grams of brown and green
  • Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in black and white/cream
  • Hooks 4, 00 mm & 3, 50 mm
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stitch Marker
  • Small amount of fiberfill

Abbreviations:
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet

SPECIAL STITCH – Picot: CH 3, SL ST into first CH

Gauge: Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect – crocheting the same tension throughout will ensure squares are approx the same size.

Finished Size:
Approx 14 cm x 14 cm

Instructions:

Circle/Face:
Make a magic circle with beige yarn and 4, 00 mm hook

Rnd 1: CH3 into circle (counts as 1 DC), work 11 DC into circle, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3CH (12 DC)

Rnd 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into next ST. * Work 2 DC into each ST. Repeat from * until end of round, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3CH (24 DC),

Rnd 3: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next ST. * Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next ST. Repeat from * until end of round, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3CH (36 DC)

Rnd 4: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS. * Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS. Repeat from * until end of round, SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3CH (48 DC)

Fasten off and weave in ends

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continue as follows:
Join green yarn into any back loop of round 4 – only work back-loops from the first corner to the second corner – then continue working thru both loops.

Rnd 5: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC into ST (first corner made), *SKIP 2 STS, work 3 HDC into next ST. Repeat from * 2 more times.
Work 3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC into next ST (second corner made),*SKIP 2 STS, work 3 HDC into next ST. Repeat from * 2 more times.
Work 3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC into next ST (third corner made),*SKIP 2 STS, work 3 HDC into next ST. Repeat from * 2 more times.
Work 3 DC, 2 CH, 3 DC into next ST (fourth corner made),*SKIP 2 STS, work 3 HDC into next ST. Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into top of 3rd CH of 3CH

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Rnd 6-7: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into each ST all around and work 2 DC, 2 CH, 2 DC into each corner 2 CH.

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Creating The Facial Features:

All features are worked with a 3,50 mm hook

Snout:
Make a magic circle
RND 1: Work 6 SC into circle;
RND 2: Work 2 SC into each SC of previous round (12 SC);
RND 3: *Work 2 SC into next SC, work 1 SC into next SC. Repeat from all around (18 SC);
RND 4: *Work 2 SC into next SC, work 1 SC into next  2 SC. Repeat from all around (24 SC);
RND 5: Work into back loops only;
work 1 SC into each SC all around (24 SC)
RND 6: Work 1 SC into each SC all around (24 SC).
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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Nose:
CH 6
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook: work 1 HDC into next CH;
work 1 DC into next CH; work 1 HDC into next CH; work 1 SC into last CH, TURN
ROW 2: CH 1; work 1 SC into first 2 STS; work [1 HDC; 1 DC; 1 HDC] into next ST; work 1 SC into last 2 STS.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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Sew nose onto snout.

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Ears: (Make 2)
NOTE: leave a starting sewing tail (you will use this tail to sew ear to face)
CH 6
ROW 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd Ch from hook; work 1 SC into next 4 CH; TURN
ROW 2-4: CH 1; work 1 SC into each ST until end (5 SC); TURN
ROW 6: SC2tog; work 1 SC into next ST; SC2tog (3 SC); TURN
ROW 7: SC3tog; Picot.
DO NOT TURN – SL ST all around.

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Eyes: (Make 2)
Make a magic circle
RND 1: Work 6 SC into circle;
RND 2: Work 2 SC into each SC of previous round (12 SC);
RND 3: *Work 2 SC into next SC; work 1 SC into next. Repeat from * all around (18 SC);
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

Sew/Embroider pupils with some black yarn onto the eyes.

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BUILDING THE FACE:

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Sew on eyes using the exposed loops at the start of RND 5.
One ear in each corner of RND 5 🙂

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Sew snout into position on the lower part of the face;
Sew on eyes.

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