The Mellow Mushroom by Alexandra Halsey

The Mellow Mushroom

Crochet
June 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US
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This is my Mellow Mushroom and it’s a free pattern! And it’s my very first pattern that I’ve published! I hope ya’ll love it!

The Mellow Mushroom

Video tutorial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd9C32DPjA4

With the recommended hook size and yarn the mushroom will be approximately 3.25 inches tall.

Materials

  • yarn (I used Peaches n Creme and Sugars n Cream white, tan and red)
  • crochet hook (I used size H or 5.0mm)
  • stitch markers
  • scissors
  • polyester stuffing
  • darning needle
  • optional: safety eyes (I used size 6mm)

This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral using a stitch marker.

Abbreviations and Instructions
MC: main color
CC: contrasting color
sc: single crochet
sc2tog: single crochet decrease
2sc: single crochet increase (put 2 single crochets into the same stitch)
ch: chain
r: round
BLO: crochet in the back loop only
FLO: crochet in the front loop only
How to:
- single crochet:

  1. insert hook into stitch or chain
  2. yarn over front back to front.
  3. pull through the stitch, you will now have 2 loops on your hook.
  4. yarn over
  5. pull through the remaining 2 loops
  • 2sc: put 2 single crochets into the same stitch (space)
  • slip stich color change:
  1. insert hook into the last stitch
  2. pick up new color
  3. pull the new color through the stitch and through the loop on your hook
  • sc2tog: invisible decrease:
  1. insert hook into front loops of 2 stitches
  2. yarn over
  3. pull through the 2 stitches, you will now have 2 loops on your hook
  4. yarn over\
  5. pull through the last 2 loops