Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater

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Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater

It was an exhilarating experience! My first trial in the making of the sweater, a maiden attempt towards stitching. I felt all the emotions of thrill, fear, anxiety, to the happiness of triumph and pride of achievement.

A naive in stitching and cutting, I do not know the fundamentals of it. I can run a sewing machine for mending stitches, that’s all. This was an interesting experience. The final sweater was much closer to my expectation, but, it turned out to be slightly bigger in size for younger nephew, especially at the sleeves. However, I have nothing to worry, kids grow very quickly. So most likely within a year’s time, it will fit him. Having said that, it was indeed a learning for me. I picked up some understanding about fitting and stitching.

And I must admit, it is pretty impressive for the first attempt. What say?

Process:

I loved the Yarnspirations blog. It contains a lot of patterns with detailed instructions available for free. I was looking for a sweater for a 2-year-old toddler. Since this is my 1st attempt in crocheting a sweater (any size), I loved the instructions and the pictorial measurement. I simply fell in love with this hoodie sweater pattern. It is so darn cute that I wish I had one for myself. The yarn is completely different than the yarn listed on the pattern page. Thus, I focused entirely on the size chart rather than the written pattern. My nephew is 1-year-old but I chose to make it bigger by 1 size so that it fits well. It’s better to make a bigger size than work on exact size, which will be unfit in a couple of months. I made the modifications accordingly. It was quite a challenging task since I had very limited knowledge of making a sweater. The yarn thickness was different than the recommended yarn in the pattern. Thus, I used a different crochet hook. I have listed the modifications I did in case you are in my position.

  1. Initial chain count for the back is 56 to get 11.5″. I raised the length by .5″ more, so instead of 13.5″ it is 14″.
  2. Sleeves are 9″.
  3. The front is also increased by 0.5″ while the length is similar to the back with 14″. The initial chain count is around 44.
  4. The Shoulder width turned out more as 4″. I could reduce it to 3 and left more opening for the neck.
  5. I followed the hood instructions with 4 rows to create the open collar and then sewed all the parts.

 Caution Section:-

  1. Measurement is very important for making any outfit. This one turned out to be for the older nephew than the younger one.
  2. The yarn and crochet size selection can alter based on your availability and preference. Thus check out the complete sizing pictures from the link.
  3. It’s better to make a bigger size than work on exact size which will be unfit in a couple of months.
  4. Initial chain count and 3-4 rows of the pattern will give you the sizing clarity. This might require unwinding a couple of times till you get the desired size.
  5. After creating the Back, make sure you are always measuring the front 2 halves again n again. Especially, when you make the holes for buttons. I miscalculated, thus there is 1″ of an increased size in the front. I have tried to handle the situation while sewing up. Had I measured front along with the back, I would have saved this extra wool and also have gotten the perfect fit.
  6. Sleeves turn out a bit bigger than the body base. Thus after completing the back and the front then only proceed with sleeves.
  7. Since I felt hoodie will enclose the opening of the neck, I didn’t proceed. It is my first attempt at stitching and making of the sweater. I have made a lot of mistakes in the process.
  8. It is best if you use the same yarn ball to avoid imperfection in design.

Product Specifications:

Defining Dimensions:-

  • Body Length: 14″
  • Body Width: 12″
  • Sleeve length: 9″

Optional Alterations:-

  • The sizes can be changed based on your requirement.
  • The edging can be made of Single Crochet (SC), Crab Stitch, Slip Stitch, Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC).
  • Instead of regular yarn, fur yarn will bring out a pop to the border.
  • Hood can be added along with pom-pom to bring out the extra zest.
  • You can also add pockets.

Remember: do not over accessorise it. This hides the beauty of the pattern itself. Believe in elegant simplicity!!

In case, you have stuck anywhere or have any queries, kindly contact me.

Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Crochet Creamy Cute Toddler Sweater Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Style Aisle:

  • Choose the yarn colour matching with your kid’s style.
  • Make matching or contrasting colours beanies and booties to complete a set.
  • You can also have gloves of mittens matching beanies and booties.
  • You can create pockets too for adding another oomph factor.

Materials:

  1. Yarn: Oswal Cream Yarn – 4 balls.
    • Note: you can play around with different branded yarns as far as they give the synchronous flow of the pattern using a constant crochet hook.
    • You can either go for the yarns with the same recommended crochet hook OR decide the yarn and change the crochet hooks along with the tightness on the crochet stitches as you proceed with the pattern.
    • You can change the pattern to get the continuous flow.
  2. Crochet Hook: 5.5mm
  3. Needles
  4. Scissors
  5. Measuring Tape
  6. Buttons: 4
  7. Sewing Thread and needle
  8. Stitch Marker: My stitch markers are the mini safety pins we get from clothing tags. You can buy from Michaels- Stitch MarkerAmazon – Stitch MarkerJo-Ann – Stitch Marker. Use offers for better deals.

Happy Crocheting!!!

APPENDIX

 

Quality Promise: If washed with care, then the elegant stitch guarantees perfection up to multiple washes. The wool quality might stretch upon multiple uses.

Purchase Here:

The crocheted, handmade and made to order item is already sold. In case you are looking forward to purchasing the same item or in any customised form, please check out the following the further options. The colour combinations, the designs, the dimensions can alter easily based on your preference and usage.

  1. KMD – Etsy Shopping Gallery
  2. Etsy – Knot My Designs
  3. Drop an email – knotmydesigns@gmail.com
  4. Connect through the Contact Page.

Disclaimer:

All the contents including photos, designs, and patterns are copyright of Knot My Designs unless otherwise stated. Kindly do not republish them as claiming your own.

The patterns are free to learn and adapt, for personal consumption; however, kindly provide due credit to Knot My Designs every time you use or share them.

Happy Shopping!!!


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Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

C2C Checkered Lap Blanket

As creators and art-loving individuals, our objective is to create a magnificent product, which is loved and cherished throughout its lifetime. But bringing out quality within a given period of time can put us into pressure. To solve this problem, seasoned crocheters have invented Corner-to-corner stitch pattern.

The pattern is very simple and involves Double crochet, slip stitch and chains, but its rich and intricate look that it gives out makes an impact and mesmerizes us. We can create any pixelated art into blankets or pillows or drapes using this stitching style. If you search for C2C or Corner-to-corner crochet stitch, you will be amazed to see the extent of interesting and unique creations. After learning the stitch, I fell in love with it.

The challenge for me was finishing the blankets within 30 day time period and I could dedicate only 5 hours on a particular day for this. The problem compelled me to look for patterns that will meet my requirements and benchmark. Moreover, I was inclined to use C2C for blankets as home decor. The graphghans (graph afghans), or pixel art blankets are specifically targeted for kids rooms. After mulling for over a week, I decided to make a Chessboard graph. 

However, I was unaware of the quantity of wool required to complete the project. Since, I had 12 balls of taupe and green colour yarn balls, (each 50gms) bought for an adult throw, my concern was completing the chessboard graph even before I run out of yarn. As a solution, I decided to make a square swatch first using 1 ball of each taupe and green colour. Depending on the amount, I continued making squares of each ball. After completing 10 balls, I estimated the pattern and number of squares required.

Process:

The pattern is corner-to-corner(C2C) crochet. There is the total of 30 square blocks of 2 colours. Square blocks of 9″ each is made using taupe and green colour wool. Each square block is worked diagonally.

Corner-to-corner crochet is always worked diagonally. For any square block, the stitch is increased diagonally and then decreased to form a square. For more information, check out the video.

Each block of green and taupe colour is sewed using Invisible Stitch alternatively. 

Note: I stitched horizontally and then vertically (at one go) to avoid any knots and joints. I laid the square pieces and measured the yarn required to sew. With additional 4-5″ to the measured length, I started sewing the squares. 

Pattern:-

The pattern can be divided into 2 sections.

  1. Taupe Square
  2. Green Square

Taupe Square:-

C2C¹ crochet one square block of taupe for 15 times. Then start decreasing C2C crochet to end the square.

Make 15 such square blocks.

Green Square:-

C2C¹ crochet one square block of green for 18 times. Then start decreasing C2C crochet to end the square.

Make 15 such square blocks.

¹C2C crochet stitch:

  • [Chain 6.
  • R1: Double Crochet (DC) in 4th chain from the hook. 2 DC in next 2 chains. [ 1st corner block is made]
  • R2: turn the work, chain 6. DC in 4th chain from the hook. 2 DC in next 2 chains.  Slip stitch on the chain 3. (Chain 3, 3 DC) in the same chain 3 space of the previous row. [2nd row contains 2 blocks]
  • R3: Repeat R2 ]

²Decreasing C2C crochet stitch

  • [turn the last row. slip stitch on 1st DC, 2nd DC, 3 DC.
  • Slip Stitch(SL ST) chain 3 space. (Chain 3, 3 DC) in same chain 3 space.
  • Continue (SL ST, chain 3, 3 DC) in next chain 3 space.
  • Repeat till the last 2nd block. SL ST in the last chain 3 space. ]

Caution Section:-

  1. The selection of the yarns is important. The thickness and elasticity of the yarn and the chosen crochet hook determines the design.
  2. Also, your technique impacts the smoothness or finished look. Everyone has different technique ranging from tight stitching style to medium to loose stitching styles.
  3. In case, you are unable to get the required chosen coloured yarn of same thickness, you can change the crochet hook and your technique as you go around, to get the seamless look. For me, I chose 2 different crochet hook and used the same technique.
  4. The wool gauge of taupe and green are different. To get the square of 9″ each the no. of stitches are decreased or increased.
  5. The Crochet hook is also changed based on the wool. For taupe, 5.5mm hook is used. For green, 5mm hook is used.

Product Specifications:

Defining Dimensions:-

  • Length: 54″
  • Width: 45″

Optional Alterations:-

  • The sizes can be changed based on your requirement.
  • The edging can be made of Single Crochet (SC), Crab Stitch, Slip Stitch, Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC).
  • Instead of regular yarn, fur yarn will bring out a pop to the border.
  • Instead of going for 3rd colour for the border, use both the base colours around for alternate rows.
    • The border shouldn’t be too broad to pop out. The purpose should be to provide a clean edge.
  • You can add pom-pom or tassels (matching the colour with the edging or the base colour) at the 4 corners. Link to make pom-pom and tassels.
  • Avoid the border and just add tassels/pompoms made of a mixture of the base colours.
  • You can attach flowers, beads, appliques or a bow made of crochet, plastic, suede leather, fabric etc to make it more interesting.

Remember: do not overdo it. This hides the beauty of the pattern itself. Believe in elegant simplicity!!

In case, you have stuck anywhere or have any queries, kindly contact me.

C2C Checkered Lap Blanket

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket - Knot My Designs

Crochet C2C Checkered Lap Blanket in process – Knot My Designs

Style Aisle:

  • Choose the yarn colour matching with your sofa or cushions.
  • Go crazy with experimental contrast colours with your furniture to pop out a section. Make sure the interiors are mostly containing natural, neutral or earthy colours around.
  • The whole blanket can be made with one single colour yarn to soothe the interior.
  • For the stitches or pattern to be visible clearly, choose lighter shades of yarn.
  • Instead of going for 3rd colour for the border, use both the base colours around for alternate rows.
    • The border shouldn’t be too broad to pop out. The purpose should be to provide a clean edge.

Materials:

  1. Yarn: Vardhamaan Green (10-12) balls, Vardhamaan Taupe (10-12) balls
    • Note: you can play around with different branded yarns as far as they give the synchronous flow of the pattern using a constant crochet hook.
    • You can either go for the yarns with the same recommended crochet hook OR decide the yarn and change the crochet hooks along with the tightness on the crochet stitches as you proceed with the pattern.
    • You can change the pattern to get the continuous flow.
  2. Crochet Hook: 5mm, 5.5mm
  3. Needles
  4. Scissors
  5. Measuring Tape
  6. Stitch Marker: My stitch markers are the mini safety pins we get from clothing tags. You can buy from Michaels- Stitch MarkerAmazon – Stitch MarkerJo-Ann – Stitch Marker. Use offers for better deals.

Happy Crocheting!!!

APPENDIX

 
 
 Quality Promise: If washed with care, then the elegant stitch guarantees perfection up to multiple washes. The wool quality might stretch upon multiple uses.
 

Purchase Here:

The crocheted, handmade and made to order item is already sold. In case you are looking forward to purchasing the same item or in any customised form, please check out the following the further options. The colour combinations, the designs, the dimensions can alter easily based on your preference and usage.

  1. KMD Store
  2. Etsy – Knot My Designs
  3. Drop an email – knotmydesigns@gmail.com
  4. Connect through the Contact Page.

Disclaimer:

All the contents including photos, designs, and patterns are copyright of Knot My Designs unless otherwise stated. Kindly do not republish them as claiming your own.

The patterns are free to learn and adapt, for personal consumption; however, kindly provide due credit to Knot My Designs every time you use or share them.

Happy Shopping!!!


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Crochet C2C Woof! Woof! Baby Blanket / Graphghan - Knot My Designs

Woof! Woof! Baby Blanket

An urgent demand to complete led me to try out ChiWei’s C2C Dog Zodiacs. I tried creating a sketch on pixel art app but it was consuming too much of my time.

I always love browsing patterns and designs of other crocheters and knitters. This helps me to put my thoughts into a paper. I wanted to make something cute and neutral colours for a baby. Be it a girl or a boy, the non-blue and non-pink selection can be served as the most appropriate gift.

ChiWei’s zodiacs are animal graphics that can be easily turned into separate cute blankets or bags for the babies and toddlers. The colour range is bright yet soothing to the eyes. Thus, I decided to follow it religiously. But, this is not me. I never try out the pattern the same way it is. I always amend the rules. So, after one section, I changed the colour selection.

Process:

The vision of this Woof Woof blanket was 4 dog square graph in a blanket. 2 dogs (same colour selection) placed diagonally.

The pattern uses Corner-to-Corner (C2C) stitch.

The pattern contains 3 parts:

  1. Light brown, blue eye patch Dog – Blue Patch Dog
  2. Dark brown, orange eye patch Dog – Orange Patch Dog
  3. Edging.

Blue Patch Dog:-

The colour keeps changing as the pattern demanded. I made few changes on the yarn colours as per the specified square graph.

The base colour is yellow. The dog is beige colour. Ears, tail and paws are brown fur-yarn. The blue yarn for an eye patch. Dark Maroon for the nose. Red colour for the dog.

Crochet C2C Blue Patch Dog Grid Graph / Corner-to-corner Blue Patch Dog Graph Ear Up - Knot My Designs

C2C Blue Patch Dog with one ear up

 

Crochet C2C Blue Patch Dog Grid Graph / Corner-to-corner Blue Patch Dog Graph Ear Down - Knot My Designs

C2C Blue Patch Dog graph with both ears down

Orange Patch Dog:-

The Chocolate brown dog square graph on white base requires the same graph, replacing

  • the yellow base with white base
  • skin colour dog to dark brown colour throughout
  • Ears and tail is also dark brown colour
  • blue blotch to orange patch with the additional white spot.
  • Dog collar is red yarn
  • Beige yarn for nose and Off grey for paws.
Crochet C2C Orange Patch Dog Grid Graph / Corner-to-corner Orange Patch Dog Graph Ear Up - Knot My Designs

C2C Orange Patch Dog with one ear up

 

Crochet C2C Orange Patch Dog Grid Graph / Corner-to-corner Orange Patch Dog Graph Ear Down - Knot My Designs

C2C Orange Patch Dog with both ears down

Edging:-

There are 2 types of edging.

Dog Edging is an edging after each dog square graph.

After completing the Dog square graph,

1. Single Crochet (SC) around. [For DC, make 2 SC stitch to maintain the same size. 3 SC in the 4 corners to give a perfectly square corner.] 

2. 2 rows of DC. DC in every SC. 3 DC on the middle SC of (3 SC corner) on the previous row.

Blanket Edging is the edging of the whole blanket.

Sew all the 4 Dog square graphs to form the blanket using the Invisible Stitch. Work on the edging on the blanket.

  1. 2 rows of SC using yellow colour yarn. SC in every DC, 3 SC on the middle DC of (3 DC corner) on the previous row.
  2. 2 rows of SC using white colour yarn. SC in every SC, 3 SC in the middle SC of (3 SC corner) on the previous row.
  3. Work on 1 row of Reverse Single Crochet (RSC) or Crab Stitch around using white yarn.

Pattern:-

The blog provides a colourful graph indicating the detailed version of the colours each square should present.

This pattern requires proper counting and marking after completion of each square to avoid any mistakes.

  1. Print the coloured graph ( or black n white graph and mark the colours) and mark the total rows and columns. It is 23X23. The C2C corner stitch grows diagonally.
  2. Starting with C2C Crochet Stitch (focusing on the colour change) increase diagonally till the count 23.
  3. Start decreasing C2C Crochet Stitch (focussing on the colour change as per the graph) decrease till the count reaches 1.

¹C2C crochet stitch:

  • [Chain 6.
  • R1: Double Crochet (DC) in 4th chain from the hook. 2 DC in next 2 chains. [ 1st corner block is made]
  • R2: turn the work, chain 6. DC in 4th chain from the hook. 2 DC in next 2 chains.  Slip stitch on the chain 3. (Chain 3, 3 DC) in the same chain 3 space of the previous row. [2nd row contains 2 blocks]
  • R3: Repeat R2 ]

²Decreasing C2C crochet stitch

  • [turn the last row. slip stitch on 1st DC, 2nd DC, 3 DC.
  • Slip Stitch(SL ST) chain 3 space. (Chain 3, 3 DC) in same chain 3 space.
  • Continue (SL ST, chain 3, 3 DC) in next chain 3 space.
  • Repeat till the last 2nd block. SL ST in the last chain 3 space. ]

Caution Section:-

  • In case you are trying out C2C crochet stitch for the first time, work on a scarf or a blanket with the change of colours. Either you can opt for square block and stitch together, or you can change the colours after 2-3 rows diagonally.
  • The complete dog pattern consumed 16″. Thus I added 2″ individual edging also 2″ complete edging to get the complete blanket of 40×40. Thus the yarn thickness and crochet hook used will change the dimensions of the pattern.
  • You might use multiple balls of the same colour in the pattern, or cut the yarn, leave 2-3 inch yarn for tight sew.

Product Specifications:

Defining Dimensions:-

  • Length: 40″
  • Width: 40″

Optional Alterations:-

  • The sizes can be changed based on your requirement.
  • The edging can be made of Single Crochet (SC), Crab Stitch, Slip Stitch, Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC).
  • Instead of regular yarn, fur yarn will bring out a pop to the border.
  • Instead of going for 3rd colour for the border, use both the base colours around for alternate rows.
    • The border shouldn’t be too broad to pop out. The purpose should be to provide a clean edge.
  • You can add pom-pom or tassels (matching the colour with the edging or the base colour) at the 4 corners. Link to make pom-pom and tassels.
  • Avoid the border and just add tassels/pompoms made of a mixture of the base colours.
  • You can attach flowers, beads, appliques or a bow made of crochet, plastic, suede leather, fabric etc to make it more interesting.

Remember: do not over accessorise it. This hides the beauty of the pattern itself. Believe in elegant simplicity!!

In case, you have stuck anywhere or have any queries, kindly contact me.

Woof! Woof! Baby Blanket

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Crochet C2C Woof Woof Baby Blanket - Knot My Designs

 

Style Aisle:

  • Choose the yarn colour matching with your kids’ room or their choice of animals.
  • Go crazy with experimental contrast colours with your furniture to pop out a section. Make sure the interiors contain natural, neutral or earthy colours around.
  • The selection of colour palette should be bright but not flashy.
  • For the stitches or pattern to be visible clearly, choose lighter shades of yarn.
  • The graphic animals can be used for blankets or bags for kids.
  • Instead of going for 3rd colour for the border, use both the base colours around for alternate rows.
    • The border shouldn’t be too broad to stand out. The purpose should be to provide a clean edge.

 

Materials:

  1. Yarn: Vardhamaan White, Vardhamaan Black, Jo-Ann Big Twist – Royal Blue, Jo-Ann Big Twist – Pumpkin, Jo-Ann Bernat Pipsqueak – Chocolate, Jo-Ann Caron One Pound – Expresso, Vardhman Maroon, Vardhmaan Red, Jo-Ann Caron One Pound – TaupeJo-Ann Big Twist Rainbow Classic – Yellow 1 ball each.
    • Note: you can play around with different branded yarns as far as they give the synchronous flow of the pattern using a constant crochet hook.
    • You can either go for the yarns with the same recommended crochet hook OR decide the yarn and change the crochet hooks along with the tightness on the crochet stitches as you proceed with the pattern.
    • You can change the pattern to get the continuous flow.
  2. Crochet Hook: 6mm
  3. Needles
  4. Scissors
  5. Measuring Tape
  6. Stitch Marker: My stitch markers are the mini safety pins we get from clothing tags. You can buy from Michaels- Stitch MarkerAmazon – Stitch MarkerJo-Ann – Stitch Marker. Use offers for better deals.

Happy Crocheting!!!

APPENDIX

 

 

Quality Promise: If washed with care, then the elegant stitch guarantees perfection up to multiple washes. The wool quality might stretch upon multiple uses.

 

Purchase Here:

The crocheted, handmade and made to order item is already sold. In case you are looking forward to purchasing the same item or in any customised form, please check out the following the further options. The colour combinations, the designs, the dimensions can alter easily based on your preference and usage.

  1. KMD – Etsy Shopping Gallery
  2. Etsy – Knot My Designs
  3. Drop an email – knotmydesigns@gmail.com
  4. Connect through the Contact Page.

 

Disclaimer:

All the contents including photos, designs, and patterns are copyright of Knot My Designs unless otherwise stated. Kindly do not republish them as claiming your own.

The patterns are free to learn and adapt, for personal consumption; however, kindly provide due credit to Knot My Designs every time you use or share them.

Happy Shopping!!!


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Crochet Minion Theme Earflap Hat Free Pattern for toddler - Knot My Designs

Minion Theme

Though the Minions in Despicable Me or Minions are servants of favourite or looking for a leader (Scarlet Overkill), they are the cutest animated creations I have ever seen.

I do not deny my favouritism, likeliness, or craziness for Minions. Gru, Scarlet Overkill, Margo, Edith, and Agnes are interesting characters but it is these tiny minions that took the world by their cute stupid brainless actions. There are many different charactered minions too.

I wanted to make a minion theme based for my nephew. Kevin, the minion, is my final selection for the earflap hat. I made an earflap hat of a toddler age for my nephew.

For myself (since I’m such a huge fan myself), I chose Kohl container.

Process:

Minion Earflap Hat:-

Repeat Crafter Me By Sarah had this easy-to-follow pattern. There are some issues with the link now. I’m not able to provide the correct link. Well. the pattern is a basic earflap pattern. For edging and string, I used the blue yarn, sew black yarn to form lips and strings of hair, created an eye using black, brown, white and grey yarn in rounds.

The pattern contains 5 parts:

  1. Body
  2. Earflap
  3. Edging
  4. Eyes
  5. Final stitch

Body:-

(Please note: I make slightly tight stitches. Thus my total number of counts may increase than compared to others.)

R1:(Base colour) Magic Circle, Ch 2, 8 HDC, join with Slip Stitch (ST SL) in the 1st HDC. Total: 8 HDC.

R2: Ch 2, 2HDC in every HDC, join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 16 HDC.

R3: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 24 HDC.

R4: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next 2 HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 32 HDC.

R5: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next 3 HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 40 HDC.

R6: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next 4 HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 48 HDC.

R7: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next 5 HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 56 HDC.

Please check the diameter of the crown. If it ranges from 5.75″ to 6″, stop there and continue with the formation of the football design.

R8: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, *2HDC in next HDC, HDC in next 6 HDC*; repeat *-*; join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 64 HDC.

R10- R14: (Using black yarn) Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 64 HDC.

R14-R18: Ch 2, HDC in same HDC, join with ST SL in the 1st HDC. Total: 64 HDC.

EarFlap:-

R1: Ch 1, 8 HDC in next HDC. Turn. Total: 8 HDC.

R2: Ch 1, HDC2Together(HDC2Tog), 4 HDC, (HDC2Tog). Turn. Total: 6HDC.

R3: Ch 1, HDC in every HDC. Turn. Total 6 HDC.

R4: Ch 1, HDC2Together(HDC2Tog), 2 HDC, (HDC2Tog). Turn. Total: 4HDC.

R5: Ch 1, HDC in every HDC. Turn. Total 4 HDC.

For other Earflap, skip 24 HDC, make another earflap.

To make the earflaps (i.e. 8 HDC decrease down to 4 HDC), we need to calculate the placement of the ear-flaps. 

Gap between 2 earflaps = {Total count(multiples of 8) - 16( 2 earflaps base size)}/2.

For e.g.: (64-16)/2 = 24 count gap between 2 earflaps of 8 HDC.

Edging:-

Single Crochet (SC) around to make a fine edge using Blue Colour yarn.

Eyes:-

You can 2 or 1 based on the specific minion that you choose. I chose Kevin so I made one eye.

R1: (Using Black yarn) Starting with a Magic Circle, Ch1, SC 6; join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 6 SC.

R2: Ch 1, 2 SC in every SC; Join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 12 SC.

R3: (Changing to White Yarn) Ch 1, *SC in SC, 2 SC in next SC*; repeat *-*, join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 18 SC.

R4: Ch 1, *SC in 2 SC, 2 SC in next SC*; repeat *-*, join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 24 SC.

R5: Ch 1, *SC in 3 SC, 2 SC in next SC*; repeat *-*, join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 30 SC.

R6: (Changing to Grey Yarn) Ch 1, *SC in 4 SC, 2 SC in next SC*; repeat *-*, join at the beginning SC with an SL ST. Total 36 SC.

Final Stitch:-

Sew the Eye on the black band. Stitch and form the smiley lip.

Cut 4 pieces of 12″ blue colour yarn Using 2 yarn together make a chain of 12+. Attach the same blue colour yarn tassels.

Knot few small strands of black yarn on the top (small section) of the hat at random places to form hair of the minions.

Minion Pencil/Kohl Pouch:-

I made Kohl case for myself using PetalsToPicots – Pencil Case from Petals To Picots. It is was a great DIY craft for me. It could be used as pencil-case too.

Product Specifications:

Defining Dimensions:-

EarFlap Hat

  • Height of the earflap head: 6″
  • Height of the flap: 2″
  • Circumference of the earflap: 18″-20″

The sizes can be altered based on the count of the stitches for the rows.

Kohl Pouch

  • Length of the pouch: 6″
  • Circumference: 3″

Optional Alterations:-

  • You can increase the base diameter to give a more slouchy feel. Also, increase the height of the beanie.
  • You can add pom-pom matching the colour with the edging or the base colour.
  • You can attach flowers, beads or a bow made of crochet, plastic, suede leather etc to give a more feminine touch.

But I do not think we need to go for any other additional anymore. The Minion Ear-flap Hat is an accessory by itself.

Remember: do not over accessorise it. This hides the beauty of the pattern itself. Believe in elegance simplicity!!

In case, you have stuck anywhere or have any queries, kindly contact me.

Minion Earflap Hat

Crochet Minion Theme Earflap Hat Pattern for toddler - Knot My Designs

Crochet Minion Theme Earflap Hat Pattern for toddler - Knot My Designs

Minion Pencil/Kohl Pouch

Crochet Minion Theme Pencil Pouch/ Kohl Pouch Free Pattern - Knot My Designs

Style Aisle:

  • Go for the complete Minion look. Minion with a yellow and blue outfit.
  • Blue sweater or white sweater with a Minion beanie.
  • Use as your favourite Minion costume for Halloween.

Materials:

  1. Yarn: Jo-Ann Lion Brand – Honey BeeJo-Ann Red Heart – WhiteJo-Ann Red Heart – BlackJo-Ann Red Heart – Light GreyJo-Ann Red Heart – Royal Blue
    • Note: you can play around with different branded yarns as far as they give the synchronous flow of the pattern using a constant crochet hook.
    • You can either go for the yarns with the same recommended crochet hook OR decide the yarn and change the crochet hooks along with the tightness on the crochet stitches as you proceed with the pattern.
    • You can change the pattern to get the continuous flow.
  2. Crochet Hook: 6mm
  3. Needles
  4. Scissors
  5. Small black shirt button
  6. Black Thread
  7. Sewing Needles
  8. Measuring Tape
  9. Stitch Marker: My stitch markers are the mini safety pins we get from clothing tags. You can buy from Michaels- Stitch MarkerAmazon – Stitch MarkerJo-Ann – Stitch Marker. Use offers for better deals.

Happy Crocheting!!!

APPENDIX

 

Quality Promise: If washed with care then the neat stitch guarantees perfection up to multiple washes. The wool quality might stretch upon multiple uses.

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The patterns are free to learn and adapt, for personal consumption; however, please give the due credit to Knot My Designs every time you use or share them.

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