Plague Doctor by NeedleNoodles

Plague Doctor

May 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch
in sc
3.5 mm (E)
75 - 100 yards (69 - 91 m)
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Death, pestilence, and yarn.

This is a crochet pattern suitable for intermediate crocheters, and involves the following techniques:

  • Working in rounds and working flat
  • The following crochet stitches: ch, sl st, sc, dc, tr
  • Clusters (2-dc cluster and 3-tr cluster)
  • Working in back loops only, working in front loops only
  • Magic ring (instructions for this are included with the pattern, also known as adjustable ring)

This pattern is written in English and all needle sizes, abbreviations, etc. are American. Contains 14 fully-illustrated pages with large, easy-to-read text and lots of photos, diagrams and charts to accompany the written instructions.

Suggested Materials:

  • Yarn:

Black: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Charcoal, 1 skein

Almond: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Almond, 1 skein

Brown: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Taupe, 1 skein

  • US Size E crochet hook

  • 1 pair eyes, about 1/2” diameter (see page 10 for tips on making these)

  • 1 staff (see page 10 for tips on making this)

  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)

  • Scissors

  • Stuffing (polyester fiberfill or your preferred stuffing material)

  • Needle and thread