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Some eldritch horror is summoned from the abyss....

...in crochet!  :)

Materials:

Yarn:
Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Stone
Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Charcoal
Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Almond
Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Cherry
Lion-Brand Cotton-Ease: Cactus
Lion-Brand Cotton-Ease: Hazelnut

DMC six strand embroidery floss in yellow and red (#725 and #321)

Also:
Plastic canvas (I used black, although color is not terribly important)
US Size E hook
Tapestry needle
Scissors
Needle and Thread
Polyester Stuffing and Polypellets
Wool roving in deep purple and light lavender

Background:
Rocks, gray foam, black fabric

(Continue for the crochet patterns)


 
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Step 1: Spooky Cultist Pattern

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Spooky Cultist Pattern

This is a variation using the Basic Body and Basic Head from Creepy Cute Crochet

Make 1 Basic Body using Charcoal yarn.

Make 1 Basic Head using Almond yarn.


Hood:
(make 1 using Charcoal yarn)
Row 1: ch 12, sc 11, continue to around to other side of chain, sc 11
Rows 2 through 11: ch 1, turn, sc 22
Row 12: ch 1, turn, sc 3, hdc 3, dc 3, tr 4, dc 3, hdc 3, sc 3, fasten off

sl st around front-facing edge of Hood using red embroidery floss (use all six strands, bottom edge remains blank. Row 12 is the bottom edge.)

Sleeve:
(make 1 set using Charcoal yarn)

Sleeve #1:
Row 1: ch 6, sc 5
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc 5
Row 3: ch 1, turn, skip 1, sc 4
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc 4
Row 5: ch 1, turn, skip 1, sc 3, fasten off

Sleeve #1:
Row 1: ch 6, sc 5
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc 5
Row 3: ch 1, turn, sc 3, skip 1, sc 1
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc 4
Row 5: ch 1, turn, sc 2, skip 1, sc 1, fasten off

sl st down edge of each sleeve using red embroidery floss


Collar:
(make 1 set using Charcoal yarn)

Outer Collar:
Row 1: ch 19, sc 18
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc 1, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 1
Row 3: ch 1, turn, sc 22, fasten off

Inner Collar:
Row 1: ch 19, sc 18
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc 1, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 1
Row 3: ch 1, turn, sc 2, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 6, inc, sc 4, inc ,sc 2
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc 26

sl st around three edges of each Collar piece using red embroidery floss (top edge leave blank)


Hands:
(make 1 using Almond yarn)
sc 8 in magic ring, clean fasten off


Assembly:

Fill Basic Body with polypellets and Basic Head with stuffing.

Using needle and thread, stitch Basic Head over opening of Basic Body.

Using needle and thread, tack hands over middle of chest, with about a two row space between the hands and the neckline.

Using needle and thread, tack the hood around the neck and over the head. Tack the sleeves onto the body, slightly overlapping the hands.

Using needle and thread, tack the inner and outer collar pieces around the neck.

If desired, stitch on mouth. (I used a button that I made using polymer clay.)

Oh my, this is great, awesome, well done, lovely ... !!!
footer03 years ago
And I thought there were hardly any HP Lovecraft fans on Instructables.
Win Guy3 years ago
Man, I totally LOVE your stuff. 5/5
Pauper3 years ago
Cthulhu...in crochet!
How awesome is that !!!
WELL DONE !
:-{D
NaTeB13 years ago
This is amazing! Possibly the most amazing thing I have ever seen!
chris152523 years ago
Awesome! My wife crochets, so I wonder if I could convince her to make this!
tchitwood3 years ago
This is awesome! Very nice job and too cute and evil :)
Biggsy3 years ago
I want someone to make me this... it is BEYOND aweosme

high five for you
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That is epically beautiful! Love it!
zazenergy3 years ago
This is awesome! So beautiful!