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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mushroom

I made a mushroom last night.



MATERIALS

  • Worsted weight yarn in mushroomy colors. I used tan and dark brown.
  • Size F crochet hook.
  • Embroidery thread for gills.
  • Tapestry needle.


CAP

R1: With A yarn, 6SC in magic loop

R2: 1 SC in each st (6 sts)

R3: 2 SC in each st around (12 sts)

R4: *SC 1, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times (18 sts)

R5: *SC 2, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times (24 sts)

R6: *SC 3, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times (30 sts)

R7: *SC 4, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times (36 sts)

R8: *SC 5, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times (42 sts)

R9: SC around (42 sts)

R10: *SC 5, dec 1* rep 6 times (36 sts)

R11: *SC 4, dec 1* rep 6 times (30 sts)

Bind off, leaving large strand for sewing.

GILLS

R1: With B yarn, 6SC in magic loop, sl st to close.

R2: CH 1, 2 SC in each st around, sl st to close (12 sts)

R3: CH 1,  *SC 1, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times, sl st to close (18 sts)

R4: CH 1,  *SC 2, 2 SC in next st* rep 6 times, sl st to close (24 sts)

Bind off, weave in ends. Embroider gill lines with thread.



STEM

R1: With A yarn, 6SC in magic loop

R2: CH 1, 2 SC in each st around, sl st to close (12 sts)

R3: SC 12 around in BACK loops of stitches (12 sts)

R4-R5: SC around (12 sts)

R6: SC in next 4 sts, SC next 2 sts together, repeat once more. (10 sts)

R7-R10: SC around (10 sts) Bind off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Stuff stem with fiber fill, center on gills, and attach. After completed, sew gills with stem to the cap, stopping halfway through to stuff with fiber fill. Weave in ends, enjoy your mushroom!





5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the nice pattern!
    I like how you've embroidered the gill lines....
    It makes them much more realistic!
    cheers and thanks again!

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  2. Thank you so much for your wonderful mushroom pictures and pattern! It is inspiring us to make a knitted and crocheted "Stone Soup" project for our upcoming school fundraiser. http://castleofcostamesa.com/waldorf-days/wednesday-morning-craft-group/the-stone-soup-project-2014

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  3. You do a really good job crocheting.

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  4. profite! il y a plein de cèpes partout!

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