Lowly Worm Pencil Cover or Toy by Heather Steedman

Lowly Worm Pencil Cover or Toy

Crochet
May 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 9 rows = 2 inches
3.5 mm (E)
20 - 30 yards (18 - 27 m)
US
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is my pattern for Lowly Worm. I noticed that other patterns I found on the internet were very large, so I made one that was small, as most worms are. You can make this into a pencil/pen cover or a toy.

You can use whatever yarns you like, I just listed the ones I used. I prioritized color accuracy over other qualities when picking my yarns.

Here is the exact list of yarns and colors I used:

Head: “I love this yarn - toasted almond”
Shirt: “Crafter’s secret cotton - turquoise”
Pants & Hat: “Bernat Handicrafter cotton DeLux - Olive”
Shoes & Bowtie: “Lily sugar ‘n cream - red”
Hat band: “Lily sugar ‘n cream - bamboo”
Hat detail: “Lily sugar ‘n cream - Jute”
White details: “I love this yarn - white”
Black details: “Lily sugar ‘n cream - Black”

You don’t need very much of any of these colors, so I would call this a good project for using up scraps.

You could optionally place pipe cleaners in the body for pose-ability as a toy.

The finished piece will be 7.5 inches.