Yup! It’s the beginning of September and I’m already crafting for Halloween! It’s my favorite holiday and I plan on celebrating it for two whole months! :D Here is the first of several Halloween crafts I plan on sharing. I hope you enjoy this cyclops candy corn crochet pattern! This is an excellent beginner amigurumi project, by the way, offering a chance to practice both increasing & decreasing!
● Size E crochet hook
● Yarn needle
● (1) 15mm safety eye
● Felt scraps for the mouth (black & white)
● Glue for attaching the mouth
● Worsted Weight Yarn in White, Orange, & Yellow
Yarn used in example:
Caron Simply Soft in White (CA), Melon (CB), Lemon (CC)
ch – Chain
rnd – Round
sc – Single Crochet
ea – Each
sc2tog – 2 Single Crochets Together (Decrease)
rep – Repeat
FO – Finish Off
CA – Color A (white)
CB – Color B (orange)
CC – Color C (yellow)
This pattern is worked in rounds using single crochets. Do not join at the end of rounds. You’ll probably want to use a stitch marker to mark your rounds. Gauge is not important but remember to keep your stitches tight.
With CA, ch 2.
rnd 1: 6 sc in 2ndch from hook. (6)
rnd 2: 2 sc in ea st (12)
rnd 3-4 (2 rnds): 1 sc in ea st (12)
rnd 5: [1 sc, 2 sc in next st] rep around (18)
*switch to CB*
rnd 6-8 (3 rnds): 1 sc in ea st (18)
rnd 9: [2 sc, 2 sc in next st] rep around (24)
rnd 10-12 (3 rnds): 1 sc in ea st (24)
*insert eye between rnds 8&9*
*switch to CC*
rnd 13: [3 sc, 2 sc in next st] rep around (30)
rnd 14-16 (3 rnds): 1 sc in ea st (30)
rnd 17: [3 sc, sc2tog] rep around (24)
rnd 18: [2 sc, sc2tog] rep around (18)
rnd 19: [1 sc, sc2tog] rep around (12)
*stop to stuff*
rnd 20: sc2tog 6 times (6)
Use your yarn needle to close the hole and FO.
Cut your mouth out of felt and use fabric glue to attach it.
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