Aitches

Aitches

Aitches designed by Brenda K. B. Anderson, in Knit & Crochet Toys 2017 or get the individual pattern here.

CROCHET

Imagine stuffing and posing the alphabet! The letter H gets arms to go with its bendable ears and legs. These acrobatic figures can hang around anywhere. Suitable for ages 8 and up.

Skill Level Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size Each stands about 10″ tall, from tip of ear to bottom of foot.

Yarn Lion Brand Yarns Cotton-Ease (50% cotton, 50% acrylic; 207 yd [188 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): #113 cherry (A), # 134 terracotta (B), #186 maize (C), #194 lime (D), #123 seaspray (E), #148 turquoise (F); 1 skein each color. Note: 2 skeins (two different colors) are just enough to make 4 creatures if you make 2 creatures with the second color as the MC. Lion Brand Yarn Cotton-Ease has been discontinued. Select a comparable yarn for substitution.

Hook Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions St marker (m); tapestry needle; 3 flexible foam hair rollers per creature, each measuring 10″ long and 7/16″ or 1/2″ in diameter (these can be purchased at a beauty supply store such as www.sallybeauty.com); polyester fiberfill; black embroidery floss and embroidery needle. You may substitute black yarn for the black embroidery floss if you wish.

Gauge Foll directions for the solid arm. Slide the arm onto a foam roller to check the fit (see Notes). Arm should measure about 3″ long. 18 sts and 20 rnds = 4″ in sc worked in rnds.

Aitches

Aitches

These silly creatures are posable thanks to flexible foam hair rollers hidden inside. Quick to make and fun to pose, they make a terrific stash buster!

DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson

FINISHED SIZE Each stands about 10″ tall, from tip of ear to bottom of foot.

YARN Lion Brand Yarn Cotton-Ease (50% cotton, 50% acrylic; 207 yd [188 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]; ): #113 cherry (A), # 134 terracotta (B), #186 maize (C), #194 lime (D), #123 seaspray (E), #148 turquoise (F); 1 skein each color. Note: 2 skeins (two different colors) are just enough to make 4 creatures if you make 2 creatures with one color as the MC and 2 creatures with the second color as the MC.

HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS St marker (m), yarn needle; 3 flexible hair foam rollers per creature, each measuring 10″ long and 7⁄16″ or 1/2″ in diameter (these can be purchased at a beauty supply store such as www.sallybeauty.com); polyester fiberfill; black embroidery floss and embroidery needle. You may substitute black yarn for the black embroidery floss if you wish.

GAUGE Foll directions for the solid arm. Slide the arm onto a foam roller to check the fit (see Notes). Arm should measure about 3″ long. 18 sts and 20 rnds = 4″ in sc worked in rnds.

All Aitches Aitches Close-up
 
Aitches Linked
Aitches on Ground

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