Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby or YarnArt Dolce
  • Hook: 4.0 mm
  • Black YarnArt Jeans yarn and 2.5-3.0 mm crochet hook for pupil
  • Black yarn for embroidering mouth
  • Thin thread in the tone of yarn for sewing arms and horns
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…)*6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free crochet monster pattern

Crochet monster free pattern


Legs and body-head

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4-8: 18 sc (5 rows)
Sl st and fasten off.

Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

From second leg: 4 ch, join with the first leg.

Continue crocheting the body in the round:
Body
R 9: 18 sc on the first leg, 4 sc in 4 ch, 18 sc on the second leg, 4 sc in 4 ch (opposite side) (44)
R 10-20: 44 sc (11 rows)
R 21: 10 sc, dec, 20 sc, dec, 10 sc (42)
R 22: 42 sc
R 23: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 24: 36 sc
R 25: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 26: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 27: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
R 28: (1 sc, dec)*6 (12)
R 29: (dec)*6
Sl st and fasten off.

Eye
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5: 24 sc
Sl st and fasten off.

Pupil
With black yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*3 (15)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Horns (make 2)
R 1: 4 sc in mc (4)
R 2: 4 sc
R 3: inc, 3 sc (5)
R 4: inc, 4 sc (6)
Fasten off.

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
R 5: dec, 10 sc (11)
R 6: dec, 9 sc (10)
R 7: dec, 8 sc (9)
R 8: 9 sc
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.

Embroider mouth with black yarn. Embroider teeth with white yarn.