The crochet scarecrow applique is part of the Fall Themed Blanket. Find the free pattern and video tutorial below.
Crochet Scarecrow Applique Pattern
There is no video tutorial for this scarecrow, but the witch applique pattern is the exact pattern except the colors and the nose for the scarecrow is a triangle shape. You can find the video tutorial for that here.
Worsted weight yarn in taupe, brown, yellow, cream, orange
6mm safety eyes
Beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
Loop stitch: (hold working yarn around index finger) insert hook into st, grab the yarn from behind the index finger as well as the yarn in front of the index finger, pull up a loop (at this point you can pull the working yarn to make the loop smaller or pull the loop to make it bigger), yarn over, pull through all loops on hook. This will create a loop on the backside of your work.
Start with cream.
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 1, 10 hdc in ring, join to first hdc (10)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, join to first hdc (20)
Round 3: Ch 1, *hdc, 2hdc repeat from * around, join to first hdc (30)
Round 4: Ch 1, *hdc in next 2 st, 2hdc, repeat from * 4 times
Fasten off cream yarn and leave tail for sewing onto granny square.
Flip over circle and join mustard yellow to first stitch of round 3.
Ch 1, loop st in each st around, join to last st of round 3.
Start with taupe.
Row 1: Ch 13, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and across, fasten off (12)
Attach brown yarn to the 3rd st in from the right.
Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in next 8 st, turn (8)
Change to taupe.
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc2tog, hdc in next 4 st, hdc2tog, turn (6)
Row 4: Ch 1, hdc2tog, hdc in next 2 st, hdc2tog, turn (4)
Row 5: Ch 1, hdc across, turn (4)
Row 6: Ch 1, hdc2tog, hdc2tog (2)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.
Attach 6 mm safety eyes.
Use orange yarn to embroider nose in a triangle shape.
Use brown to sew on mouth.
Granny Square Pattern
Beginning chain does not count as a stitch UNLESS otherwise stated. Granny square will start with a circle and form into a square.
Finished square measures roughly 8” x 8”.
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join to first dc (12)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc in each st around, join to first dc (24)
Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as stitch), (dc, ch 2, 2dc) in same st as ch 3, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3
Round 4: Sl st to ch 2 space from previous row, Ch 3 (counts as st) (dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in same ch 2 space, dc across, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) all in ch 2 space from previous row, dc across, repeat from * around, join to beginning ch 3
Round 5-6: Repeat Round 4
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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