FREE Viking Hat Crochet Pattern

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FREE Crochet Viking Hat Pattern

* I Use an H (5.00MM) hook for the horns and a K(6.50MM) hook for the crown of the hat, strip of the hat, and the lining of the horns, and I use Red Heart Super Saver Yarn.

* My hdc decrease: Yo, insert hook, yo, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through all 4 loops.

*bobble : Five-double-crochet bobble. I have no idea how to describe how to do a bobble.

 

Horn:

Use H hook

Rnd 1: Ch 22. Jn with a sl st in first ch to form a ring. Ch 1, hdc in same ch and in each ch around. Jn with a sl st in first hdc. Fasten off. (22 hdc)

  • Now flip the work so that you will be working in the beginning chain to start round two rather than working from the top of round one. The top of round one will now be the bottom of the horn. This will prevent the horn from looking curved at the bottom from the beginning chain because working both round 1 and 2 in the same beginning chain will kind of make the chain disappear into the work and give it a smoother shape.

Rnd 2: Jn with a sl st in any ch. Ch 1, hdc in the same space, hdc, hdc, hdc-decrease, hdc, hdc, sc, sc-decrease, sc, sc, sc, sc-decrease, hdc, hdc, hdc, hdc-decrease, hdc in last 2 ch. Jn with a sl st in first hdc. (18 st if you count the decreases as one stitch)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, hdc in same st. Hdc-dec, sc, sl st in the next 4 st. Sc, (hdc-dec, hdc) three times. Jn with a sl st in first hdc. (14 st if you count the decreases as one st and include the 4 sl stitches in the count.)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in next 3 st, sc in next 6 st, hdc in last 4 st. Jn with sl st in first hdc. (14 st)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, hdc in same st and around. Jn with sl st in first hdc. (14 hdc.)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc-dec, sc, sc-dec, sl st, sl st, (sc, sc-dec) twice. Jn with sl st in first hdc. (10 stitches if you count the decreases as one st)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st and around. (10 sc)

Rnd 8: Ch 1. Beginning in same st as join, sc-dec around. Jn with sl st in first sc. (5 sc)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, hdc in same st, sc-dec twice. Jn with sl st in first hdc. Close with a sl st or two and Fasten off. Weave or tuck in ends.

 

Bottom of the horn:

Use H hook. Make two.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 10 dc in the 3rd ch from hook. Jn in first dc with a sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2sc in the same st as join, 2sc in each st around. Jn in first sc with a sl st.

Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew bottom to horn and then to sew the horn to a hat if you’re going to do that. Stuff horn as you go.

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Metal Strip to go around bottom of horn:

Use K hook. Make two.

Rnd 1: Ch 22, join. Ch 2, (counts as first dc), dc in next 4 ch, bobble in next ch, (dc in next 5 ch, bobble in next ch) twice, dc in last 4 ch. Jn in top of first ch-2.

Rnd 2: Ch 1. Sc in same st and around. Jn. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Flip work to work in original ch. Jn with a sl st in any ch. Ch 1, sc around. Jn in first sc. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew strip around bottom of horn.

 

Bottom Strip of Hat:

Use K hook

You’ll make this strip that will look kind of like a headband and then sew it onto the bottom of the crown of the hat.

Rnd 1: With gray, Ch 70, join with sl st in first ch without twisting chain. Ch 2, dc in next 4 chains, bobble stitch in next ch, (dc in next 5 ch, bobble st in next ch) around. Dc in last 4 chains. Jn in top of first dc.

Rnd 2 and 3rd rnd: These two rounds mirror each other on each side of the strip. For Round two, Ch 1, sc in same st and around. Jn with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. For Round three, Flip strip and join gray with a sl st in the original chain. Ch 1, sc in same st and around. Fasten off.

4th round of strip: With black, you will join in the back loop on any stitch on either side because the 4th and 5th rounds will mirror each other. Working in the back loops only around, Ch 2, dc in the next st and around. Jn with sl st in first dc.

5th rnd: You’ll want to flip the strip again repeat the 4th rnd. Then fasten off with a tail long enough to sew this strip to the top of the hat.

 

Crown of the hat:

Use K hook

Rnd 1: Ch 4, join to form a ring. Ch 2, (counts as dc here and throughout pattern), 9dc in ring. Jn in first dc to close round here and at the end of each rnd. (10 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around. Join. (20 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in next st, (dc, 2dc) around. Join. (30 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, Dc in next st, 2 dc, (dc, dc, 2dc) around. Join. (40 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc, (dc, dc, dc, 2dc) around. Join. (50 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc, (dc, dc, dc, dc, 2dc) around. Join. (60 dc)

Rnds 7-9: Ch 2, dc in next st and around. Jn.

Rnd 10: Ch 2, dc in next 4 sts, 2dc, (dc, dc, dc, dc, dc, 2dc) around. Join. (70 dc)

Rnd 11: Optional round if you want your hat longer. Ch 2, dc in next st and around. Fasten off.

Sew crown to the metal strip to complete hat. Sew horns on the sides. When sewing the horns to the sides of the hat, you might want to position them slightly forward toward the face rather than the actual sides of the hat because they will look better. If you put the horns on the exact sides they look kind of funny, so I just move them a few inches forward before attaching them.

 

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I made a Crochet Elephant from a FREE pattern I found!

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Hey my crafty ghoulz! Check it out! I found a FREE pattern for this elephant, (and several other animals) at this link! You should really take a peek and see if you need to make one!

I made this for my Aunt K. for Christmas. I’m working on my Christmas presents early this year. She loves elephants. I’m pretty sure she doesn’t really use the internet much, haha, so I’m safe to go ahead and share this without spoiling it for her. (So if you know her don’t tell!) She also has a green thumb and is sooo talented at keeping her yard a little paradise, so I bet she’ll love the flowers and leaves on it, too! It just seemed a perfect fit! I know she’s grown and all…but hey I love getting plushies! Everyone needs a plushy sometimes no matter your age or maturity level!

The only eyes I have are cat eyes, haha, but I think they look great! I’m considering painting them black, though. I haven’t decided yet. Also, I used an F hook when the pattern called for a 2.0 hook, so I think this one turned out a little bigger than the pattern was meant to, but it’s just more to love!

Man, it’s been a long time since I’ve updated! I had not been doing well for a very long time. My PTSD was bogging me down so heavily, but I think I’m doing a little better lately, so maybe I can do some posts on the Craftyghoul Facebook page and on here more often for a bit. I scheduled a post with a link to a free pattern on facebook for every Thursday for the next few months, so hopefully that will give some of my ghoulz some inspiration!

Keep on stichin’!

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Crochet Bunnies Everywhere!!!!

I have been so obsessed with this FREE crochet bunny pattern lately! They are the most adorable bunnies ever!!!

I just made a nautical-themed bunny for myself so I can snuggz him and squeeze him! I just made up the hat as I went along and didn’t write it down, but I’m pretty sure you can find a much better one on ravelry or pinterest in a simple search. For the life preserver, I used a hook size a few times larger than I used for the bunny. I used an F for the bunny and a K for the preserver. I chained 10 and joined to form a ring. Then I worked 20 sc into the ring and joined with a sl st. Then I took some red and wound it around four different sides.

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I made another one for Admin Important! She seems to like it! She deserves the bunny snuggz!

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The first one I made was for my Great Aunt DD. We’re pen pals and I lurvz sending her lil’ crochet gifts whenever I can. She’s such a sweet lady! However, I made this bunny and became addicted to the bunniez patternz.

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Now you must design your own bunniez! Follow the link up there to the FREE pattern and make ALL THE BUNNIES!!! Party on, ghoulz!

~ Starling

 

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Mizzy Kitty’s book available now!

Mizzy Kitty’s book is available on Amazon now! We’re so excited, and I’d like to thank you all for your support! I lurvz that you choose to hang out online with me, my Mizzy Kitty, and the whole Craftyghoul gang!

You can get your copy of “No, Mizzy, No!” here! Please share with everyone ya know!

Thank you so much,

Starling

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Star Wars Millennium Falcon and Tie Fighter Crochet Pattern

 

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*Note: I am only a casual Star Wars fan, and though I have a great appreciation and respect for this awesome fandom, I do NOT claim to know every specific detail the way a hardcore fan would. So if you are an avid fan and see a slight deviation in design or construction that would make these projects more to your liking, by all means do it your way so that it’s true to form. I created this pattern for a pal of ours for Christmas and I used inspiration images from the movies. I tried to remain simple in design so that only the basic identifying factors are there so that there wouldn’t be anything weird going on in the patterns to distract the hardcore fans from enjoying the finished product. Also, please pardon my made-up words when I’m not sure what the pieces of the ship(s) are called. You may have to have much geeky laughter at my expense…and I suppose that’s okay as long as you’re smiling in the end with a neat ship to fly around your house shooting at your cat for at least half an hour like I did once they were complete! Of course…then I wrapped them up and gifted them to our friend…but they had to have a test flight first, right? Right.

Oh! And I wasn’t going to share the pattern at first because I was insecure, but then I showed pictures to some of my Star Wars-obsessed friends and they said they are the greatest, and that if I DIDN’T share the the pattern that the fandom would show up at my door with pitchforks and many angry shouts. Well…I don’t want that…unless most of the angry mob is going to be mostly-naked-stripper versions of Han Solo…but I bet my luck isn’t that great. So I jotted it down to share with the world. I think I managed to remember everything correctly, so enjoy!

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Millenium Falcon Crochet Pattern:

I use a K (6.50MM) unless otherwise stated, (some parts are made with an F 3.75MM hook), and Red Heart Super Saver Yarn.

*There are many more images at the very bottom of this post so you can better see the project as I was working on it.

Body (Make Two; One for the top, and one for the bottom which you will sew together later.):

Rnd 1: With gray, ch 3. In 3rd ch from hook, work 10 dc. Jn in first dc. (10 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in same st. 2dc in each st around. (20 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next st. (2dc, dc) around. (30 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts. (2dc, dc, dc) around. (40 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts. (2dc, dc, dc, dc) around. (50 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 4 sts. (2dc, dc in next 4) around. (60 dc)

Rnd 7 will create the side of the ship: Ch 2, dc in same st. Dc in next 4 sts, (dc, ch 2, sl st) in next st. Working in back loops now, sc in next 21 sts, ch 1. In front loops only for the next 12 sts, hdc, dc, hdc, sc in next six, hdc, dc, hdc, ch 1. Now back to working in back loops only again, sc in last 21 sts. Sl st to join in first dc. To finish the front of the ship, Ch 2 and jn in top of first dc. Ch 1 and working in back loops only starting with the same/current st you’re in, sc in next 6 sts. Ch 1 and sl st in same st as final sc. Fasten off. On either the top or bottom of the ship you may want to leave the tail long enough to sew the halves together.

You’ll then return to the 12 sts where you worked in the front loops only and use the back loops of those stitches to create the blueish glow of the back of the ship. In the chain before the 12 loops, jn blue with a sl st. Sc in those 12 back loops, and then sl st into the chain after the 12 loops. Fasten off. Weave in ends of one of the body’s you make, but on one of them leave a blue tail long enough to sew the top blue to the bottom blue.
Front ‘Pincers’ (Make Two):

Top: Ch 15. Beginning in 2nd ch from hook, sc, hdc, hdc, dc, dc, htr, tr, tr, ch 1, hdc, sc, sc, sc, sl st, sl st. Ch 1, pivot and sc back up the ch. In the last ch, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 1) and jn with a sl st in first sc. Don’t fasten off.
Begin sides: Ch 1, beginning in same st as jn but working in back loops only, sc around. Jn in first sc. Sides created. Don’t fasten off.

Begin the bottom: Ch 1, in back loops only and beginning in same st as jn, sc, hdc, hdc, dc, dc, htr, tr, tr, hdc, sc, sc, sc, sl st, sl st. Faste off leaving tail long enough to tuck the bottom against the side and sew it closed. You may want to stuff the section as you go along sewing it closed.

Side…uh…circle thingies (Make two):

Rnd 1: With black, Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Jn with a sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, beginning in next st, 2sc in each st around. Jn w/a sl st. Fasten off black.

Rnd 3: Join in any back loop with gray and ch 1. Working in back loops only, sc in same st, 2sc in next st, (sc, 2sc) around. Jn w ith a sl st.

Rnd 4: (Begin sides) Ch 1, in back loops only, sc in next st and around. Jn with a sl st. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew to side of ship. You may want to stuff as you go, and then thread some black through the center and into the ship to pull the center of this cylinder in so it doesn’t bulge.

Yeah…I don’t know what that cylindrical thingy angled out beside the ship is either. Maybe that’s where he hangs out to drive the ship? Maybe it’s a giant gun? Nah, it looks like he sits in there. I’d sit in there. It’s been too long since I’ve had a Star Wars movie marathon. Someday I’m going to try the books. I’ve heard they’re really good! So…here’s how I make the pattern for the part I’m talking about right now:

Rnd 1: With black, ch 2, 6sc into 2nd ch from hook. Jn. (6 sc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1. In back loops only this round, 2sc in the next 4 sts, then switch to black and work 2sc in the next 2 sts. Jn.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, turn work. Still with black, sc in same st and the next 3 black sts. Switch to gray, sc in the next 8 sts. Jn. You can fasten off the black.

Rnd 4-6: With gray, ch 1, sc in next st and around. Jn. (12 sc)

Rnd 7-8: Ch 1, hdc in same st. Hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, jn with a sl st.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, hdc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts, sl st in next 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, jn with a sl st.

Second half:

Rnd 1: Ch 12, jn with a sl st to create a large ring. Ch 1, hdc in same ch and in next 5 chs, then sl st in the last 6 chs. Jn with a sl st in first hdc. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew this side to the ship.

Rnd 2: Flip work and jn yarn in the beginning chain yet working in the opposite direction. Ch 1, and beginning in same st, hdc in each in 6 chs where you worked hdc before, and sc in each 6 chains where you worked a sl st in the round before.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, and beginning in same st, hdc in each hdc st, and sl st in each sc st. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew two halves together matching hdc’s and slip stitches.

Stuff and sew onto the ship.
Satellite:
Use F hook (3.75MM)

Rnd 1: Ch 2, in 2nd ch from hook, work 6 sc. Jn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1. Work in the front loops only on this round. Beginning in next st, 2sc in each st. Jn. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew Satellite to bottom circle panel and then to sew the panel to the ship.

Bottom panel:
Continue using F hook.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, in 2nd ch from hook, work 6 sc. Jn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, beginning in next st, 2sc in each st around. Jn. Fasten off.

For the connector: Ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook and last 2 chs. Fold in half and place between top and bottom.

To join, thread through the center of the satellite, and down through the connector, and down into the bottom. Do this a few times and in different areas of the center until you have it placed as you’d like. Then connect one edge of the top satellite to the bottom pannel so that it makes the satellite face the side and look more satellite-ish and less flower-ish or thimble-ish. Sew the bottom panel to the ship.

Black circular vents:

You can use felt, or you can make little circlet with black yarn and the F hook and:
Ch 2, in 2nd ch from hook, work 6sc. Jn with a sl st and fasten off leaving tail long enough to sew vent to ship.
Once you’re done with the ship accessories, sewing the part together, and adding accents, then you can make one last gray circle for the top center of the ship, and that will cover up the center where you threaded through all of the ‘lines’ to add shape to the ship. For this circle all you need to do is repeat the first two rounds of the ship body with gray:

Going back to the K hook:
Rnd 1: With gray, ch 3. In 3rd ch from hook, work 10 dc. Jn in first dc. (10 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in same st. 2dc in each st around. (20 dc)

Then sew on that top circle. I only use the bottom loops on the outside round so that it looks more textured.

 

 

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Star Wars Tie Fighter Crochet Pattern:

I use Red Heart Super Saver yarn, a K (6.50MM) hook, and an F (3.75MM) hook.
Middle Sphere:

With K hook, begin with black yarn.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, in 3rd ch from hook, sc 6. Jn. Fasten off black.

Rnd 2: Jn with gray. Ch 1, sc in same st and each st aroud. Jn. (12 sc)

Rnd 3: In back loops only, Ch 1, sc in each st around. Jn.

Rnd 4: Decrease around. Jn. (6 sc.) Stuff. If it needs another round, simply Ch 1 and decrease around again. Depending on the yarn I use, sometimes I can usually simply sl st the sphere closed after round 4, but sometimes there is enough space to where I need to add one more decrease round. If so, just add the decrease round and then sl st closed.

Sides (Make Two):
With K hook and black yarn:
Rnd 1: Ch 3. In 3rd ch from hook, (dc, ch 1, dc) six times. Ch 1, jn with a sl st in first dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, beginning in same st as jn, Dc, then (dc, ch 2, dc) into ch-1 space from previous round. *Dc in center stitch, (dc, ch 2, dc) into ch-1 space. Repeat from * around. Jn with a sl st in first dc. Fasten off black.

Rnd 3: With gray, single crochet in all the center stitches (the stitches that are between the ch-2 places), and in each chain-2 space, (sc, dc, sc). Jn with a sl st and fasten off.

I use gray and thread it through the center and the sides to make the crossed details along the black center.

Sides to connect the hexagons to the sphere:

Use an F hook and gray yarn. Ch 15 and sc up the chain. Fasten off leaving tail long enough to fold this strip up accordion-style and thread it in place. Then I stick it between the sides and the sphere and sew it all in place.

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Satellite for Millennium Falcon (And Mizzy the Kitty helping)

 

 

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Triforce Shield Shaped Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

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My hubby is a big zelda fan, so I made this blankie for us to use when we have a baby! (Some day…) But who doesn’t need a Triforce baby blanket for their hope chest???

I made this pretty small, so it should be crib blanket size, or even stroller blanket size. I would assume you could make it bigger if you just keep making the triangles bigger. I wanted to make it square, at first, but then when I made the first half granny square to go on it I realized that if I sewed it in place it would wind up making it slightly off from a squared shape, but when I stepped back and looked at it, it became obvious that I had stumbled upon a shield shape! Had I been trying for that, it probably would have taken weeks to figure out!

This is made using a triangle bunting pattern that I found here, and a half granny square pattern that I got here. They’re both free patterns, and I’ll tell you what I did for the border in just a second.

First I’d like to remind you that the triangle bunting pattern is in UK terms, so you will be using US double crochets and NOT tr cr. I used the bunting pattern for the three gold triangles and the one center green triangle. I made the center triangle one round less than the three gold triangles. I did six rounds for each gold triangle, and five rounds for the center green triangle. I used Red Heart Super Saver Yarn and  size K hook.

The three large triangles around the Triforce are half granny squares. Twelve rows on each of those matched up for the squares I made. Like I said before, you maybe able to adjust the size of the blanket by simply making larger gold triangles and then making the half granny squares larger until they fit proportionately. I used a yarn needle to sew it all together.

For the border, I worked in the back loops, and I did half double crochet stitches all the way around, one in each of the three stitches and then on in the chain between the fan stitches.  In each of the three corners, I worked (hdc, dc, hdc).

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Go check out this yarn stash organization tip right now!!!!!! Woot-woot!

Hey!!! You guyz have got to go check out this post on yarn organization and keeping up with what colors/brands of yarn you have! It will revolutionize the way you are trying to keep track! It’s genius! Admin Important was surfing around and happened upon the post and shared it with me right away, and now I must drop everything and share it with you! I’ll add a picture here to entice you, and you can click on the picture or the link above to take you there to check it out! So neat and clever!

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