Crochet Monsters Story

family of crochet monster toys

Crochet Monsters story

I was enjoying crocheting some fun toys using Lily Sugar’n Cream 100% pure cotton yarn,  creating cupcakes and ice creams for girls to play tea parties games and then it occurred to me I had forgotten all about toys for boys!

So here are my monsters!  I crocheted the monsters, using Lily Sugar’n Cream 100% cotton yarn to create these characteristic monsters.

Lily Sugar n Cream 100% pure cotton 10 ply
Hook size 3mm

Colours used to crochet monsters:

  • Hot Blue
  • Bright Navy
  • White
  • Red
  • Mod Green
  • Dark Pine
  • Sunshine
  • Black

Pattern

Body

Magic circle, sc x 6

Round 1 sc x 2 into first st and continue sc into every st = 12

Round 2 sc x 2 into first st sc x 1 into next st, sc x 2 into next st continue around = 18

Round 3 sc x 2 into first st sc x 1 into next 2 st continue around = 24

Depending on size:

Small size  22cm round 9cm tall

Round 4 continue at round 4 sc x 1 into each st

Continue around

 

Larger size  27cm round 12cm tall

Round 4 sc x 2 into first st, sc x 1 into  next 3 st continue  around = 30

Round 5 sc x 2 into first st, sc x 1 into  next 4 st continue  around = 36

Round 6 sc x into each st around

Continue to round 11

Change colours where ever you wish to create a different effect at bottom of monster.

Last round sc into 1st st dc x 3 into same st sc x 1 into same stitch sl st into next st then continue sc x 1 dc x 3 sc x 1 into next st, complete this patter all around.

 

Eyes

Magic circle, sc x 6 into circle

Round 1 sc x 2 into each st

Round 2 sc x 2 into 1st st, sc x 1 into next continue around

 

Pupil

Ch 3 then join with sl st into 1st st tie off

 

Mouth

Using a darning needle, thread white or black yarn and sew a slip stitch onto monster body.

 

Bottom

Magic circle, sc x 6

Round 1 sc x 2 into first st and continue sc into every st = 12

Round 2 sc x 2 into first st sc x 1 into next st, sc x 2 into next st continue around = 18

Round 3 sc x 2 into first st sc x 1 into next 2 st continue around = 24

Sew eyes using daring needle sew pupil on first then sew onto body of monster.

 

Stuff monsters with stuffing, then sew bottom to body of monster.