Free Crochet Pattern
Bulky weight/ Size 5 yarn and Worsted weight/ Size 4 yarn
Moth Body Color- Loops & Threads: Charisma ~ Black
Fuzzy Body Color- Hobbii Go Handmade: Teddy ~ Brown or Light Gray (fuzzy yarn)
5.50 mm Crochet Hook
24 mm Red Button Safety Eyes or 27 Red Glitter Safety Eyes
mr - magic ring
slp - slip stitch
ch - chain
st - stitch
rnd - round
row - row
sc - single crochet
inc - increase (2sc in the same stitch)
invdec - invisible decrease
Invisible decrease - put hook through the front loop of two single crochet stitches, yarn over and pull up loop (two loops on hook) yarn over and pull through two loops.
*This pattern is worked from the top down in a continuous round.
*Use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the rounds.
*The Booty Crew can be made in any size yarn. So have fun playing with different yarn and hook sizes.
*I use two strands of Teddy yarn (fuzzy yarn) held together on Rnd 11-12
**You may make and sell finished products from this pattern. Don’t forget to credit Crochet by Sarah Louise as the pattern designer. Please don’t copy or post this pattern or photos as your own.
Body color - Black
Rnd1: 6 sc in MR (6)
Rnd2: (inc), repeat 6 times. (12)
Rnd3: (inc, 1 sc) repeat 6 times. (18)
Rnd4: (inc, 2 sc) repeat 6 times. (24)
Rnd5: (inc, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (30)
Rnd6 - 10: 1 sc in every st around. (30) Fasten off Black.
Rnd11-12: Attach Fuzzy yarn (two strands held together). 1sc in every st around. (30) Fasten off Fuzzy yarn.
Rnd13: Attach Black (invdec, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (24)
Place eyes between rounds 8 and 9, 5-6 st apart.
Rnd14: invdec, repeat 12 times (12)
Rnd15: invdec, repeat 6 times (6)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for closing hole and shaping booty. Close hole by sewing into front loops only with tail. Pull tight.
Making the booty: Using the same tail. Insert needle through center hole at Rnd15 and bring out center back at Rnd9. Make line with the yarn insert needle back in center hole at Rnd15. Bring needle through Rnd9 pull yarn tail tightly. Repeat for more definition. Knot and fasten off. Weave tail in.
Body color - Black
Rnd1: 2 sc in MR (3)
Rnd2: (inc), repeat 3 times. (6)
Rnd3-4: sc in every st around. (6)
Rnd5: invdec, repeat 3 times (3)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Don't stuff. Pinch flat and sew to the top of Moth’s body.
Row1: ch 2, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn. (1)
Row2: (inc), ch 1, turn. (2)
Row3: (inc), repeat 2 times, ch 1, turn. (4)
Row4-5: 1sc in every st around. ch 1, turn. (4)
Row6: (inc), 1 sc in the next 2 st, (inc). ch 1, turn. (6)
Row7: Sc evenly around wing.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Weave tail to the top of wing and sew to the back of Moth’s body.
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