August 31st, 2021
Welcome to the individual patterns for each of the Lil Monsters! This pattern covers the second pattern in the series – the Lil Witch! 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 is a High-Level Summary but you can find the entire pattern and step-by-step instructions here!
This pattern covers the Witch costume and is written in CROCHET and KNIT
Pumpkin base modification: Pumpkin stump not necessary.
With Black: Ch 4, join with a slst to the first ch to create a loop
Rnd 1: 4 SC in loop (4 sts)
Rnd 2: 2 SC in each st around (8sts)
Rnd 3: SC in all around (8sts)
Rnd 4: *SC, 2 SC in next st* around (12sts)
Rnd 5: SC in all around (12sts)
Rnd 6: *2 SC, 2 SC in next st * around (16sts)
Rnd 7: SC in all around (16sts)
Rnd 8: *3 SC, 2 SC in next st * around (20sts)
Rnd 9: SC in all around (20sts)
Rnd 10: *4 SC, 2 SC in next st * around (24sts)
Rnd 11: SC in all around (24sts)
Change to Amethyst
Rnd 12: *5 SC, 2 SC in next st * around (28sts)
Rnd 13: SC in all around (28sts)
Change back to Black
Rnd 14: 2 SC in each st around (56sts)
Rnd 15-19: SC in all around (56sts)
Bind off and weave in ends.
With Black, cast on 30 sts
Row 1: knit
Row 2: *K1, k2tog* repeat to end (20sts)
Row 3: Purl
Row 4: k2tog to end (10sts)
Row 5-11: knit
Row 12: k 1, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k1 (8 sts)
Row 13-15: knit
Row 16: K1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1 (6sts)
Row 17-18: knit
Row 19: k1, k2tog, k2tog, k1 (4sts)
Row 20: k
Row 21: k2tog, k2tog
Bind off and fold the triangle in half, sew along edges to shape the hat.
Attach the googly eyes with the glue gun first.
Attach hat, offset to either side you choose.
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These patterns are being released throughout the week so stay tuned for more patterns to come! Here are the ones that are already posted!