Intro: Farscape Moya Starship Crochet Pattern
You can crochet a soft-sculpture version of the spaceship/leviathan Moya from the sci-fi series, "Farscape." Moya is an organic starship, like Star Trek's Enterprise crossed with a sea creature. I am offering my pattern as a labor of love for the small, loyal fan base of the cancelled TV series.
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Pattern is for those with intermediate crochet skills and basic needle-work skills. Ship parts are made in spiral rounds. To make ship, you will need to know how to:
-- read a crochet pattern
-- slip stitch
-- single crochet
-- single crochet decrease or invisible decrease
-- half double crochet
-- definitions of stitch abbreviations
-- materials list, including recommended yarn brands and colors and where to find materials
-- links to helpful online crochet tutorials
-- helpful color photos
D (3.25mm) and E (3.5mm) crochet hooks
Red Heart Super Saver 100% acrylic yarn in Cafe Latte (a little over half a skein)
Lion Brand Vanna's Glamour yarn in Platinum (a few yards)
Fingering or sock weight yarn, dark brown (a few yards)
Dark brown all-purpose sewing thread
Scissors, large-headed pins, yarn needle, thread needle.
(6 feet) 16-gauge wire, any color
Wire cutters and needle-nosed pliers for shaping wire
5x7 inches Cresent mat-board or illustration board, X-acto knife or box cutter, cutting board
Finished Length: 15 inches (38 cm), Width: 9.5 inches (24 cm)