Gilby the Christmas Gonk by Gina Shepherd

Gilby the Christmas Gonk

Crochet
December 2021
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
2.5 mm
One Size
both US and UK
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The Gilby the Christmas Gonk pattern includes a bonus pattern for his cat companion, Freya the Cranky Christmas Cat.

Dimensions:
Gilby is approximately 28cm/11” tall.
Freya is approximately 15cm/5.9” tall.

Hooks & Notions:
2.5mm hook
Scissors, measuring tape and tapestry needle for working away ends
Felting needles (if using roving for beard) (Alternative beard can be made with remaining Scheepjes Softy)

Yarn Requirements and other supplies:

For Gilby
Vinnis Nikkim, 100% cotton DK, 50g/119m
(1.7oz/130y) (Can be substituted with any
cotton of the same weight.)
1 x Bright Green 592 (MC)
1 x Blue-Red 562 (CC1)
1 x White 598 (CC2)
1 x Sand 578 or any flesh tone of your
choice. (CC3)
1 x Chestnut 503 (CC4)
Scheepjes Softy, 75% polyester, 25%
nylon DK, 50g/145m (1.7oz/158y) (Can be
substituted with any fine eyelash yarn)
1 x White 494 (CC5)
(Use any colours of your preference
too and change their order to suit your
taste.)
Pure merino roving (small amount) OR use
leftover Softy for the alternative beard option.

For Freya the Cranky Christmas Cat
Bonus Pattern
Vinnis Nikkim, 100% cotton DK, 50g/119m
(1.7oz/130y) (Can be substituted with any cotton
of the same weight.)
1 x Blue Grey 577 (MC)
1 x Bright Green 592 (CC1)
1 x White 598 (CC2)
Scheepjes Softy, 75% polyester, 25% nylon
DK, 50g/145m (1.7oz/158y) (use leftover of
White)
Pink embroidery floss

For both
Fibre Fill or pure merino fill (preferred)
Handful of glass pebbles per character (so 2
if making both)
1 x Small bell with diameter of
approximately 1.5cm for each character.

Difficulty: Intermediate