Casper the Snowman! (Jumbo)

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Getting ready for the holidays? Here are 4 wonders that’ll bring the Holiday Spirit into your home! Say Hello to Charlie the Gingerbread Woman, Casper the Snowman, Eve the Christmas Tree, and Jeffrey the Eggnog!  All stand roughly about 7 ½ inches tall!

******This was made with all of Lion Brand Yarn and now, you can buy the full kit for the ENTIRE Christmas Collection on their website Here! During the holidays, it's 20% off. If you would like to purchase the ad free, and printer friendly version, it is also available on my Raverly page! 

Special Pattern Notes:

·      Treat every decrease as an invisible decrease. Although it won’t change the outcome of the pattern, it will look cleaner if you do invisible! (Tutorial below)

·      When there are pictures side by side, work left to right!

Materials

·       Yarn: Lion Brand’s Vanna Choice in one skein of each color:

o   Vanna’s Choice Kelly Green

o   Vanna’s Choice White

o   DIYarn Black

o   DIYarn Red

o   DIYarn Orange

o   DIYarn Pink

·       Hook: 4mm

·       A generous amount of polyester fiber fill

·       scissors

·       Darning needle

·       Pins (Not mandatory but very helpful for assembly!)

·       Holiday spirit!

 

Sizing

·       Gauge is not critical.

 

Pattern Key

·       ch: chain (for example)

·      sc = single crochet

·      hdc = half-double crochet

·      dc = double crochet

·      tc = treble crochet

·      mr = magic ring

·      inc = increase (2 sc in next stitch)

·      dec = decrease (sc 2 together)

·      FLO = front loop only

·      BLO = back loop only

 

Experience Level

·       Moderate experience in amigurumi and sewing.

 

 

Body (White)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in mr (6)

Rnd 2: *inc* x 6 (12)

Rnd 3: *sc, inc* around (18)

Rnd 4: *sc 2, inc* around (24)

Rnd 5: *sc 3, inc* around (30)

Rnd 6: *sc 4, inc* around (36)

Rnd 7: *sc 5, inc* around (42)

Rnd 8: *sc 6, inc* around (48)

Rnd 9: *sc 7, inc* around (54)

Rnd 10: *sc 8, inc* around (60)

Rnd 11: *sc 9, inc* around (66)

Rnd 12-22: sc around (66)

Rnd 23: *sc 9, dec* around (60)

Rnd 24: *sc 8, dec* around (54)

Rnd 25: *sc 7, dec* around (48)

Rnd 26: *sc, inc* in FLO (72)

Rnd 27-39: sc around (72)

Rnd 40: *sc 10, dec* around (66)

 

Begin stuffing the head firmly and the body as you increase!

 

Rnd 41: *sc 9, dec* around (60)

Rnd 42: *sc 8, dec* around (54)

Rnd 43: *sc 7, dec* around (48)

Rnd 44: *sc 6, dec* around (42)

Rnd 45: *sc 5, dec* around (36)

Rnd 46: *sc 4, dec* around (30)

Rnd 47: *sc 3, dec* around (24)

Rnd 48: *sc 2, dec* around (18)

Rnd 49: *sc, dec* around (12)

Finish off, leaving a tail to sew hole closed.

 

Earmuffs (Begin in Red)(Make 2)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in mr (6)

Rnd 2: *inc* x 6 (12)

Rnd 3: *sc, inc* around (18)

Rnd 4: *sc 2, inc* around (24)

Rnd 5-6: sc around (24)

Switch to Kelly green

Rnd 7-8: sc around

Finish off and leave tail for sewing

 

Earmuff band (red)

Before you begin, it will be helpful to leave some length on your tail for sewing!

Ch 12.

Rnd 1-28: Sc around (12)

Finish off and leave tail for sewing.

 

 

When sewing on the earmuffs, sew the ear portion on first, then sew the band onto the head above the ear warmers!

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Nose

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Rnd 1: 5 sc into MR

Rnd 2: Sc around (5)

Rnd 3: *Inc* around (10)

Rnd 4: Sc around (10)

 

 

Scarf (Begin in Red)

Ch 100

Sc in second chain from hook.  Sc across.

Switch to Kelly green

Ch 1, turn. Sc across (99)

Finish off and weave in ends.

 

 

Mittens: Hand and thumb will be worked in two separate parts and then sewn on!

 

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Main hand (orange)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in mr (6)

Rnd 2: *inc* x 6 (12)

Rnd 3-5: Sc around (12)

Finish off and leave tail for sewing

hand to body

 

Thumb (orange)

Rnd 1: Sc 5 into MR

Rnd 2: Sc around (5)

Finish off and leave tail for sewing

end closed

 

 

 

When sewing on the mittens, make sure to only sew on the open end; this allows the hands to open up!

 

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Happy Crafting and I hope you enjoyed making her! Make sure to go check out all the other patterns to make the rest of the Collections on the patterns tab :)

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