Melvin the Crochet Mandarin Pattern

Melvin the Crochet Mandarin Pattern

Melvin the Crochet Mandarin Pattern

  1. Materials and Resources

Below is a list of everything you will need to make this hat

  • Paintbox Simply Aran – 100g balls in any colours you choose – I used the following colours;
    • Blood Orange (219)
    • Small amount of black for mouth
  • 2 x 10mm safety eyes
  • stuffing
  • 4mm hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker
  1. Stitch List

Below is a list of all the stitches (and their abbreviations) featured in this series of patterns.  All terms used are American.

  • Sc – single crochet
  • Ch – chain
  • Sc inc – sc increase
  • Sc dec – sc decrease (invisible kind)
  • m/c – magic circle
  • sl st – slip stitch
  1. Notes

Here are a few handy tips to help you with the pattern.

  • Gauge – no specific gauge required but you need to work as tightly as possible to avoid stuffing showing through.
  1. Pattern

Item – in orange

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in m/c 6
2 (sc inc) x 6 12
3 (sc, sc inc) x 6 18
4 (2 sc, sc inc) x 6 24
5 (3 sc, sc inc) x 6 30
6 (4 sc, sc inc) x 6 36
7-11 Sc around 36
12 (4 sc, sc dec) x 6 30
13 (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 24
14 (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 18
15 (sc, sc dec) x 6 12
Add eyes between rows 7 & 8 with 5 sc in between

Stuff

16 (sc dec) x 6 6
Cast off and sew shut
  • Sew a mouth centrally under the eyes in black.
  • Sew a small black spot at the centre top of the mandarin.
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