Introduction: Lightning McQueen Crochet Car

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Would you like to gift a toy for you baby.. So here it is a simple pattern to build your own car for your kid. I am sure they will just love it.

This pattern is of Red heart. They have a free downloadable version in PDF here.

I have done the car with two strands of yarn to make it of bigger size. The original size of the pattern is about 3 inch in length.

I love red cars and wanted to depict Lightning McQueen. You could use the colours that you love to create your version of the car.

Step 1: Material

Yarn - 4 ply (Red, grey, black, Bright yellow, white)

Crochet hook - 3.5 mm,

Scissors

Needle

Thread

Step 2: Car - Body 1

Picture of Car - Body 1

Body Beginning at front of car, with Red color yarn, ch 8.

Round 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 5 ch, 3 sc in last ch; working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 5 ch; join with slip st in first sc—16 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first 3 sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in remaining sc; join with slip st in first sc—22 sc.

Step 3: Car - Body 2

Picture of Car - Body 2

Rounds 3–16: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc.

Round 17: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, sc2tog 3 times, sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog 3 times, sc in last 2 sc; join with slip st in first sc—16 sc.

Round 18: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, sc3tog, sc in next 5 sc, sc3tog, sc in last 2 sc; join with slip st in first sc—12 sc. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Stuff with fiber fill and then sew the open ends.

Step 4: Roof

Picture of Roof

With Red color yarn, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc—6 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc—12 sc.

Round 3: Ch 1, [sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times; join with slip st in first sc—18 sc.

Round 4: Ch 1, [sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] 6 times; join with slip st in first sc—24 sc.

Rounds 5 and 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc.

Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly with fiberfill. Sew the roof over at Rounds 8–15 of body.

Step 5: ​Front and Rear Window (make 2)

Picture of ​Front and Rear Window (make 2)

With White yarn, ch 7.

Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—6 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

With Black yarn, embroider straight st eyes over 3rd st from each edge of Row 1 of front window. Sew front window over the front side of roof. Do the same with the rear window.

Step 6: ​Side Window (make 2)

Picture of ​Side Window (make 2)

With white yarn, ch 2.

Row 1 (right side): Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn—3 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc—6 sc. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.

Sew side windows over each side of roof.

Step 7: ​Bumper (make 2)

Picture of ​Bumper (make 2)

With Grey, ch 15.

Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across—14 sc.

Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Fix them at the bottom portion in the front and back of the car. Sew them in place.

Step 8: ​Headlight (make 2)

Picture of ​Headlight (make 2)

With Bright yellow yarn, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc—5 sc.

Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. They should be fixed in the front side of the car over the bumper. I just love this step. The car starts to look lively at this step.

Step 9: ​Tire Half (make 4)

Picture of ​Tire Half (make 4)

With Grey color yarn, ch 2.

Round 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc;

Change to Black yarn—6 sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc¬—12 sc.

Fasten off, leaving long tail on 4 tire halves for sewing.

Step 10: Assembly

Picture of Assembly

Now place the tires in such a way that half of it lies below the body of the car. This will give a realistic look to the car. Sew in place.

Your car is now ready to vrooooooom around your house. They would look great in all bright colors like blue and yellow.

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