Mister Valentine – Free crochet pattern



Beautiful crochet pattern “Mister Valentine” from the Russian designer @knitting_house_sveta delights us today.
Get started now to have it ready in time for the day of love!

Materials:

  • 4ply cotton yarn (165m/50m) in the following colors: red, gray, black, white (a little), green, light pink, light brown (a little) and skin color.
  • 2 mm crochet hook
  • Safety eyes of 8 mm diameter
  • Fiberfill for stuffing
  • Scissors
  • Wool needle
  • Embroidery needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Cat brush or velcro (optional)
  • Blush or red pencil

Finished size 18cm.

ABBREVIATIONS here

ARMS x 2

Start with skin color yarn:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6inc = 12
  • 3-4. 12sc
  • 5. 1dec, 10sc = 11
  • 6. 1dec, 9sc = 10
  • 7. 1dec, 8sc = 9
  • 8. 1dec, 7sc = 8
  • 9. 1dec, 6sc = 7
  • 10. 1dec, 5sc = 6  Stuff the palm!
  • 11-14. 6sc (4 rds)
  • Change to red:
  • 15. 6sc + 1sc offset (https://carmencrochet.com/what-is-a-single-crochet-offset/)
  • 16. BLO: 6sc
  • 17-18. 6sc. FO. Hide the thread.

At round 16 in FLO crochet the sleeve (red color yarn):

  • 1. 6sc
  • 2. 6slst. FO. Hide the thread.

LEGS x 2

Start with black color yarn:

  • 1. 7ch, from the second ch from hook: inc, 4sc, inc4sc, 4sc, inc = 16
  • 2. 2inc, 4sc, 4inc, 4sc, 2inc = 24
  • 3. 3sc, inc, 6sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 6sc, inc, 1sc = 28 + 1sc offset
  • 4. BLO: 28sc
  • 5-6. 28sc
  • 7. 6sc, 8dec, 6sc = 20
  • 8. 6sc, 4dec, 6sc = 16
  • 9. 4sc, 4dec, 4sc = 12
  • Change to red:
  • 10. BLO: 12sc
  • 11. 12sc. Stuff the boot.
  • 12. (sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 13. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 14. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 15. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 16. (5sc, inc)x 6 = 42
  • 17-21. 42sc (5 rds). FO. Don’t cut the thread at the second leg.

In FLO at round 10 (black color yarn):

  • 1. 12sc
  • 2. 12slst. FO. Hide the thread.

BODY

Join the legs.

Continue from the second leg:

  • 1. 7sc on the second leg, 6sc on the both legs, 36sc on the second leg, 36sc on the first leg = 72

  • 2. 72sc
  • 3. Crochet 18sc and move the marker
  • 4. 16sc, 2dec, 32sc, 2dec, 16sc = 68
  • 5. 15sc, 2dec, 30sc, 2dec, 15sc = 64
  • 6. 14sc, 2dec, 28sc, 2dec, 14sc = 60
  • 7. 13sc, 2dec, 26sc, 2dec, 13sc = 56
  • 8. 12sc, 2dec, 24sc, 2dec, 12sc = 52
  • 9. 11sc, 2dec, 22sc, 2dec, 11sc = 48
  • 10. 10sc, 2dec, 20sc, 2dec, 10sc = 44
  • 11. 9sc, 2dec, 18sc, 2dec, 9sc = 40
  • 12. 8sc, 2dec, 16sc, 2dec, 8sc = 36
  • Join the arms:
  • 13. 7sc, 2dec, 7sc, 3sc (body and arm), 4sc, 2dec, 4sc, 3sc (body and arm) = 32
  • 14. 6sc, 2dec, 6sc, 3sc on the arm (on the remaining stitches), 3sc, 2dec, 3sc, 3sc on the arm (on the remaining stitches) = 28
  • 15. 5sc, 2dec, 10sc, 2dec, 5sc = 24
  • 16. 4sc, 2dec, 8sc, 2dec, 4sc = 20
  • 17. 3sc, 2dec, 6sc, 2dec, 3sc = 16
  • 18. 2sc, 2dec, 4sc, 2dec, 2sc = 12
  • 19-20. 12sc. FO. Leave a tail for sewing. Stuff the body.

HEAD

Skin color yarn:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6inc = 12
  • 3. (sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 4. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 5. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 6. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 7. (5sc, inc)x 6 = 42
  • 8. (6sc, inc)x 6 = 48
  • 9-15. 48sc (7 rds)
  • 16. 18sc, 12inc, 18sc = 60
  • 17-24. 60sc (8 rds)

Insert the safety eyes between rounds 11 and 12.

  • 25. 18sc, 12dec, 18sc = 48
  • 26. 48sc
  • 27. (6sc, dec)x 6 = 42
  • 28. (5sc, dec)x 6 = 36
  • 29. (4sc, dec)x 6 = 30
  • 30. (3sc, dec)x 6 = 24
  • 31. (2sc, dec)x 6 = 18
  • 32. (sc, dec)x 6 = 12. FO. Hide the thread.

NOSE

Skin color yarn:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6inc = 12
  • 3. 2sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc, 2sc = 16
  • 4. 16sc
  • 5. 2sc, 2dec, 4sc, 2dec, 2sc = 12. FO. Leave a tail for sewing. Stuff it.

EARS x 2

Skin color:

  • 1. 6sc in MR, don’t close the ring, 1ch, turn,
  • 2. 6inc = 12. FO. Leave a tail for sewing to the head.

HAT

Gray color yarn:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6inc = 12
  • 3. (sc, inc)x 6 = 18
  • 4. (2sc, inc)x 6 = 24
  • 5. (3sc, inc)x 6 = 30
  • 6. (4sc, inc)x 6 = 36
  • 7. (5sc, inc)x 6 = 42
  • 8-9. 42sc
  • 10. 17sc, 1hdc, 6inc-dc, 1hdc, 17sc = 48
  • 11. 48sc
  • 12. 48slst. FO. Hide the thread.

Pompom

Red color yarn:

  • 1. 6sc in MR
  • 2. 6inc = 12
  • 3. 12sc
  • 4. 6dec = 6. FO. Close the hole. Leave a tail for sewing to the hat.

SHAPE THE FACE

1. Place the pins 1,2,5,6 between rounds 23 and 24 and the pins 3,4,5,8 between rounds 14 and 15 of the head.

2. Make tightenings with a needle:

  • Insert the needle at point 3, withdraw the needle at point 1, insert the needle at point 2, withdraw the needle at point 4.

Tighten the thread. Repeat the tightening. FO and weave in end.

  • Insert the needle at point 7, withdraw the needle at point 5, insert the needle at point 6, withdraw the needle at point 8.

Tighten the thread. Repeat the tightening. FO and weave in end.

ASSEMBLY

1. Sew the nose in the center of the face.

2. Sew the ears on the sides of the head, between rounds 14-18.

3. Embroider the eyes with white thread.

4. Embroider the mouth with black thread.

5. Embroider the eyebrows with black or light brown thread (see the photos)

6. Make a tuft to the head with light brown yarn (see the photos). Brush the tuft with a cat brush or velcro.

7. Embroider the freckles with light brown thread or color them with a felt-tip pen.

8. Color the cheeks with blush or a red pencil.

8. Sew the head to the body.

FLOWER

Pink color yarn:

26ch, from the third ch from hook crochet: inc3dc, 1slst, (inc4dc, 1slst)x 11. FO. Leave a tail for sewing. Twist the flower in a spiral, carefully straightening and arranging the petals. Sew the flower with a needle so that it does not fall apart.

Stem (green color yarn):

  • 1. Collect 6sc at the bottom of the flower
  • 2. 6sc
  • 3. (dec, sc)x 2 = 4
  • 4-11. 4sc (8 rds). FO and weave in end.

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