October 4th, 2021
Welcome to the individual patterns for each of the Lil Monsters! This is a bonus pattern that we created at the last minute – the Lil Bumble Bee! This one is pictured and written for Crochet but the Knit version is on the way. Enjoy!
Here is the entire Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch!
This pattern is written for BOTH knit and crochet! Photos were taken for one or the other but the modifications for each will be included in each costume pattern.
First, let’s gather all the materials you’re going to need!
If you’re in the US, head to Joann! You’ll find everything you need there.
- Crochet Hook: 6.0mm
- Knitting Needles: 6.00mm
- Tapestry needle
- Polyfill stuffing
- Floral Wire
- Googly Eyes (7 sets) – AKA Wobbly Eyes in 25mm
- Red Heart Super Saver in the following colours:
- Spring Green
- Cherry Red
Crochet: 12SC and 14 rows = 4in
Knit: 17sts and 23 rows = 4in
SC: Single crochet
DC: Double crochet
Sts : Stitches
Slst : Slip Stitch
K2tog : knit 2 together
Now let’s move on to making the universal pumpkin base!
This pattern covers the Bumble Bee costume. Other than the lil Antennae, the colour combo carries its own personality the rest of the way!
Yarn: Black, Bright Yellow
Pumpkin base modification: Begin with yellow and work 2 rows then swap to black. Change between the two colours every 2 rows ending with yellow at row 18. Work remaining rows with black.. Please make pumpkin base and stump!
Accessories: Antennae (make 2)
With yellow, ch 3, join with a slst to first ch to make a loop.
Rnd 1: Chain 1, 6 sc within loop. Continue working in rounds.
Rnd 2: 2 SC in each st around (12 SC)
Rnd 3: 2 SC in each stitch around (12 SC)
Rnd 4: SC2tog over the next two sc, repeat around (6 SC)
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around (6 SC)
At this point you want to stuff the “ball” with poly-fil. Change to blackRnd 6-12: SC in each stitch around (6 SC)
Attach the googly eyes with the glue gun first. Sew antennae evenly spaced in line with the eyes and on either side of the pumpkin stump.
Looking for other Costume patterns? Check them out right here!
These patterns are being released throughout the week so stay tuned for more patterns to come! Here are the ones that are already posted!