Free crochet pattern : My Melody

February 24, 2016

 

 

 

My Melody is standing at 10.5 cm from head to toe ( 15 cm ears inclusive)

Width of head is 6 cm  

 

Please note that the type of yarn used and the tension may cause variation in size. We will be working in continuous round in this project unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Materials:

 

4 mm crochet hook

Stuff Filling

Yarn: 

Pink, white , black , yellow

Yarn needle

Bead chain

 

 

Abbreviations (in U.S crochet terms)

Sc      -   Single crochet

Dc      -   Double Crochet

Hdc    -   Half Double Crochet

Ch      -   Chain

St       -  Stitch

Rep    -   Repeat

Sl      -  Slipstitch

Sk     - Skip

Inc    -  Increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec   -  Decrease (1sc over 2 stitches)

Fsc    -  Foundation single crochet

 

 Head & Body

Head [ Pink]

R1      :      Sc 12 in magic ring.  (12 sts)

R2      :      Inc around. (24 sts)

R3      :     [1 sc, Inc], Rep 11 times. (36 sts)

R4-6   :     Sc around (36 sts)

 

For the subsequent rounds, we will be carrying the white yarn while working on the pink yarn and vice versa

R7 :     (Pink) Sc 6, (White) Sc 6  (Pink) Sc 24 (36 sts)

R8 :     (Pink) Sc 5, (White) Sc 8  (Pink) Sc 23 (36 sts)

R9  :     (Pink) Sc 4, (White) Sc 10 (Pink) Sc 22 (36 sts)

R10-11  :     (Pink) Sc 3, (White) Sc 12 (Pink) Sc 21 (36 sts)

R12  :    (Pink) Sc 3  (White) Sc 1,Dec, Sc 4, Dec, Sc 3(Pink) Sc 1, Dec,[4 Sc , Dec] , Rep [ ]  twice  (30 sts)

R13  :    (Pink) Sc 3 , (White) Dec ,Sc 3,Dec twice, Sc 1(Pink) Sc 5, Dec, [3 Sc , Dec] , Rep [ ] once  (24 sts)

R14  :    (Pink) Sc 1,Dec  , (White) Sc 2,Dec twice, Sc 1(Pink) Sc 4, Dec, [2 Sc , Dec] , Rep [ ] once (18 sts)

R15  :    (Pink) Sc 1 ,Dec , Rep 5 times ( 12 St)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

 Ears – Make 2

R1      : 12 Sc in magic ring.  (12 sts)

R2-10  : Sc around. (12 sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

 Flower ( Yellow)

R1      : 10 sc in magic ring.  (10 sts)

Change to white yarn

R2     : Sl into 1st St, [Ch 2, Hdc in same St, Hdc in next st, Ch 2 , Sl into same St] , Rep 4 times

         Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

 Body (White)

R1       :      Sc 12 in magic ring.  (12 sts)

R2      :      Inc around. (24 sts)

R3-6    :     Sc around (24 sts)

R7      :    [ Sc 4, Dec] , Rep 3 times ( 20 Sts)

R8      :      Sc around (24 sts)

R9      :    [ Sc 3, Dec] , Rep 4 times ( 15 Sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

Hands – Make 2

R1      : 8 Sc in magic ring.  (8 sts)

R2-5   : Sc around. (8 sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

Legs– Make 2

R1     :  10 Sc in magic ring.  (10 sts)

R2-4  :  Sc around. (10 sts)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.

 

Collar Flap ( Pink)

Ch 17,Hdc in 2nd st froom hook , Hdc Across ,Ch 2 , Sl into last Ch

 

 

 

Assembly

1. Stuff an appropriate amount of stuff filling into head, body, legs and hands

   Close the gap, Weave tail through last round of head and secure with a knot

 

2. Sew the 2 ears on the head (use the picture below as a reference)  

 

3. Sew the flower on the left ear

 

4. Using black yarn, Sew the eyes and Yellow yarn to sew the nose

 

Next we are going to work on the body.

5. Sew the body securely on the head

 

6. Sew the hands and legs on the body

7. Lastly Sew the collar flap on the neck area.

Attach a keying / bead chain on the top of the head

 

Hope you guys will like this project! 

If you have any questions regarding this pattern, Feel free to drop us an email  or PM us on our facebook page. Please share your projects with us and we will be glad to feature them on our page :) 

 

With Love, 

Yunie

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