Crown for Obama Finger Puppet


Ilana MacDonald


This is my first crochet pattern, so feedback is welcome, though admittedly, there isn’t much to this one. I had made the Obama finger puppet from a Lion brand pattern, and when I saw that he won the American election last night (Nov. 4th, 2008), I thought I should make him a crown to celebrate his victory. I couldn’t find a pattern for a mini crown online, so I made my own! Enjoy!

Materials List

Small amount of yellow worsted weight yarn (I used Stylecraft Special Double Knit in Sunshine.)
Size E-4 (3.50 mm) crochet hook

Tapestry needle

Finished Size

Approximately 2.5 inches (6.35 cm) in diameter, or the perfect size to fit around your Obama finger puppet’s head!


Gauge isn’t particularly important for this project.

The Pattern

Ch 30, join with sl st to form a ring, making sure not to twist chain

Rnd1: Ch1, Sc in each ch around and join with a sl st (29 sc)

Rnd2: Ch1, Sc in each st around and join with a sl st

Rnd3: Ch1, *Sc in first st, skip 1 st, 3 dc in next sc, ch3 and sc in top of last dc, 3 dc in same sc, skip 1 st, rep from * until you have 7 points. Join and fasten off.

Sew in loose ends.

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