crochet

C2C Shape Monster CAL

Welcome to part one of my Halloween CAL! Below you will find the first section of the Monster. If you have any questions feel free to contact me.

Materials

         Worsted Weight Yarn

Green 1,400 yards

Olive Green 500 yards

Black 650 yards

White 70 yards

Grey 50 yards

         J hook (6.0 mm)

Gauge

         4″ x 4″= 6 blocks by 6 blocks

Abbreviations

         dc – double crochet

         dec – decrease

         sp – space

         St(s) – stitch(es)

         Ch – chain

Sl st – slip stitch

Notes

  • Odd number rows are wrong sides and even number rows are right sides.
  • I always ch up 2 when I make c2c to minimize the holes that form.
  • Some of the blocks will require instructions on how to make them because you will be increasing or decreasing in a slightly different manner than your typical c2c projects. 
  • There will always be instructions on how to start the row and then it will say how many more blocks to make for that row.
  • The total amount of blocks for the row will be in parenthesis.
  • The pattern will say inc block or decrease block.  It does not mean necessarily mean you will be increasing or decreasing.  It means you will be making a block as you would when you are increasing or decreasing on the sides of a traditional c2c project.  There are further instructions in the technique section.
  • In the instructions, it will say fdc if you need to make a regular foundation double crochet stitch.  If it says, FDC block, then you will be making the block of three stitches (See techniques to learn how to do a FDC block).

Techniques

  • DEC – This means to make a typical c2c block when you are decreasing.  Sl st 3 along side of last block, ch up 2, dc 3 times on ch of last block from previous row.
  • INC – This means your typical c2c block increase.  Ch 5, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next two chs, sl st to next block
  • FDC block – This means to ch 3, dc in 3rd ch from hook, make 2 foundation double crochet stitches.  This block will have 3 dc sts just like a regular c2c block.
  • Ch 11 and make 2 blocks – dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 2 chs, sk 2 chs, sl st to next ch, dc in next 3 chs, sl st to last block of previous round
  •  

Let’s Get Started!   

  1. 1 grey (1 block)
  2. 2 grey (2 blocks)
  3. 3 grey (3 blocks)
  4. 4 grey (4 blocks)
  5. Inc 1 grey, 3 grey (4 blocks)
  6. Sl st 3, ch 2 and make 1 grey, 3 grey (4 blocks)
  7. Inc 1 grey, 4 grey (5 blocks)
  8. Inc 1 grey, 4 grey(5 blocks)
  9. Using green sl st 2 along last block made, attach green on final sl st, ch 2, 3 dc around ch up of last block of previous round, 1 green, 3 grey (5 blocks)
  10. Inc 1 grey, 5 green, 3 FDC green blocks (9 blocks)
  11. Using green ch 11, dc in 3rd ch from dc in next 2 chs, sk 2 ch, sl st in next ch, ch 2, dc in next 3 chs, sl st to last block of previous round, 9 green blocks, 1 FDC green block (12 blocks)
  12. Using green ch 11, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 2 chs, sk 2 chs, sl st in next ch, ch 2, in next 3 chs, sl st to last block of last round, 12 green blocks (14 blocks)
  13. Using green ch 11, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 2 chs, sk 2 chs, sl st to next ch, ch 2, dc in next 3 chs, sl st to last block of previous row, 14 green blocks (17 blocks)
  14. Using green Inc block, 17 green blocks (18 blocks)
  15. Inc block using green, 18 green blocks (19 green blocks)
  16. Inc block using green, 19 green blocks (20 green blocks)
  17. Inc block using green, 20 green blocks (21 green blocks)
  18. Inc block using green, 21 green blocks (22 green blocks)
  19. Inc block using green, 22 green blocks (23 green blocks)
  20. Inc block using green, 23 green blocks, you will now put this loop down and come back to it in a couple rows(24 green blocks)
  21. You will now be starting a different group of c2c blocks that you will attach to the rest of the project in row 23.

Using olive, ch 3, dc in 3rd ch from hook, make 2 fdc sts, (ch 3, dc in 3rd ch from hook, make 2 fdc sts)repeat 3 times (4 blocks)

22. Using olive, ch 11 and make 2 blocks (This is the same technique you did when making the beginning section.  You can also look at the instructions under techniques.), 4 olive blocks, 1 FDC block (7 blocks)

23. Using olive, ch 11 and make 2 blocks, 7 olive blocks, put this piece down, pick up the green loop you last used in row 20, ch 3, sl st to working loop of the olive green piece, ch 2 using green, dc in each of the 3 chs, sl st to last green block made in row 20, 25 green blocks (34 blocks)

24. Using green make INC block, 26 green blocks, 9 olive blocks (35 blocks)

25. Using olive make INC block, 9 olive block, 27 green blocks (36 blocks)

26. Using green INC block, 25 green blocks, 10 olive blocks, 1 olive FDC block (38 blocks)

27. Using olive INC block, 10 olive blocks, 29 green blocks (39 blocks)

28. Using green INC block, 30 green, 10 olive (40 blocks)

29. Using olive INC block, 9 olive, 15 green, 1 olive, 15 green (41 blocks)

30. Using green INC block, 15 green, 1 olive, 16 green, 10 olive (42 blocks)

31. Using olive INC block, 9 olive, 16 green, 1 olive, 16 green (43 blocks)

32. Using green INC block, 15 green, 1 olive, 17 green, 9 olive (43 blocks)

33. Using olive INC block, 8 olive, 18 green, 1 olive, 16 green (44 blocks)

34. Using green INC block, 15 green, 2 olive, 18 green, 9 olive (45 blocks)

35. Using olive INC block, 8 olive, 19 green, 2 olive, 16 green (46 blocks)

When you are done, feel free to share your finished work on Instagram using #llamaunraveled. You are welcome to sell completed projects, but please link back to my site. Please do not copy my pattern, do not redistribute my pattern, do not claim it as your own, and do not publish it anywhere.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me.

llamaunraveled@gmail.com

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