Mean Green by Melinda Kindley

Mean Green

Crochet
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
Gauge will be listed at the start of each section
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
US
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Crochet Pattern Only (not a finished product)
Pattern is in English
Skill level is intermediate

Materials required :

Bernat Super Value
Soft Fern (small amount on mouth)
Lush (used for head and stem)
Dark Mauve (inside of mouth)
Redwood Heather (lips and tongue)
Peony Pink (tongue)

Studio Classic
White (teeth)
Summer Green (leaves, vines, base)
Early Spring (leaves and on head)

Wire
5 packs, I use 14 gauge and I double it. The wire is purchased at the dollar tree. Try to get at least one pack of red wire.

Masking tape
I double my wire and put a layer of tape around it, if you purchase larger wire that does not need to be doubled, you do not need tape
Clay Pot
5.9 inch pot

Foam Block
1-7/8 inch x 2-7/8 inch x 3-7/8 inch
Used to hold wire in place and fill pot

Hot Glue and Hot Glue Gun
Used to secure wire and base to the pot

Fiber Fill
One 16oz bag will be more than enough

Hooks
4 mm
5 mm

Using other materials may result in a different finished size. Be sure to check your gauge and adjust hook size to obtain the correct gauge. Gauge for different parts will be listed at the beginning of that section.

Abbreviations used
ch - chain stitch
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tr - triple crochet
inc - increase
dec - decrease
flo - front loop only
blo - back loop only

() - work instructions within the parentheses as many times as directed, also the end of each round will include the stitch count for that round in ()