Ampersand by Joyce Overheul

Ampersand

Crochet
February 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
Size: when made with a 4.0mm crochet needle and worsted weight yarn, the Ampersand will become about 30cm/12" wide and 27cm/11" tall.
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Do you also love the trend of having large 3D letter decorations in your house? Now you can make your own very large Ampersand with this very clear and easy to follow crochet pattern.

Of course, you can combine letters to make words like ‘love’ or ‘home’, which would look lovely as a decoration in your house! :) I choose this font with serif on purpose, I love the look of the more classic letters and fonts.

The crochet Ampersand made from this pattern can be used very well to educate kids about the alphabet. Imagine making your kids’ names with letters and ampersands, it would be a lovely decoration in their bedroom! Also it’s a very nice idea to make their name in 3D and place in onto their bedroom door. :)

Needed to make this pattern:

  • A 4.0mm crochet needle.
  • Worsted weight yarn.
  • Filling material
  • A sewing needle

Needed skills to make this pattern:

  • The ability to increase and decrease stitches
  • Chain stitches
  • Single crochet
  • Slip stitches
  • Half double crochets
  • Basic sewing skills: please note that sewing the ampersand together requires quite some sewing!

Overall skill level: advanced beginner