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Gnome Worry Worm Crochet Pattern
"Gnome Worry Worm Crochet Pattern I don’t know what it is with gnomes, but I simply love them! I guess they remind me of my childhood. I used to love walking by people’s gardens that were decorated with gnomes. I had a couple myself that I placed lovingly on my kitchen window sill and I’ve crocheted a few to decorate our entrance with during the winter. Since I’m on a spree of worry worms, I decided I’d create a gnome worry worm and see how it turns out. Meet Ticklewiggle & Twirl, the friendly good luck charms that’ll protect your home & garden. Here’s the gnome pattern for you so you can make your very own: You can use this little Gnome Worry Worm as: stocking stuffers for kids, Christmas Tree decor, Calming tool in classrooms, Nursing home giveaways, or you could hide them out & about for people to find during the festive season. I designed some cute little tags for you to include with your worry worm act of kindness. You can purchase them from my shop. Materials Needed DK Yarn in 3 colors - Red, beige & brown. I used Paintbox Yarns SImply DK 5 Color Pack Designer Picks. Crochet hook sizes 4.5 mm A darning needle A pair of scissors A Stitch marker or a piece of contrasting color yarn (optional) Some raw wool, faux fur, or fiberfill stuffing for the beard. Optional: a 10 mm bell to embellish the gnome’s hat. Or you could simply substitute with a ready-made pompom or you could crochet a small circle to attach to the end of his hat (will show you the pattern for that). Abbreviations MC = Magic Circle ch = chain sc = single crochet Sc2tog = sc decrease dc = double crochet sl st = slip stitch st = stitch sts = stitches fo = fasten off Skill Level Intermediate. Knowledge of how to crochet a Magic Circle is ideal. If you don’t know how to start with a MC, then simply start with a ch 2, then work R 1 into the second ch from your hook. Gauge 17 stitches and 16 rows = 10 cm in single crochet If your Worry Worm looks narrow or not as full as you anticipated, try a heavier weight yarn. If you want your Worry Worm to be longer, just increase the number of stitches in your body chain. Size This Gnome Worry Worm measures approx. 6.2 “ (16 cm) in height including the head & hat. Yardage Weight: 9 gms Yardage: Approximately 24.8 yards (22.7 meters). Notes You can use any type of yarn as long as you have a corresponding crochet hook size (check yarn label for recommendations). You can make the pattern larger or smaller by changing the type of yarn and/or hook size. Numbers at the end of each row (in brackets) indicate the number of final stitches in that row. I wrote this pattern using 2 methods of working in the round. I used the joining rounds method for the head and the continuous round method for the hat. You are welcome to work both in either joining rounds or continuous rounds if you wish (I advise using a stitch marker in either case). Ch 1 at the end of each round does not count as a stitch. Please note that I use US crochet terms. PLEASE NOTE This product is for a CROCHET PATTERN only. This is NOT for a finished physical item. Nothing will be shipped to you by post. You will download a digital file that you can save on your computer/tablet or cell phone. NO RETURNS or REFUNDS will be issued on Instant Downloads after pattern/s have been downloaded. This pattern explains how I make this project. It is NOT GUARANTEED that your finished project looks exactly the same. This will depend on a number of reasons: yarn and hook you use, your crocheting skills, style, tension, etc. This pattern or its parts may not be REPLICATED, ALTERED, SHARED or RESOLD without permission. You may SELL physical items made from this pattern, but please GIVE CREDIT to me as the designer (see below). Rights are NOT transferrable. If you have any questions, I’d be happy to answer them for you before or after your purchase. Design and photos are copyright of Start Crochet May Shehab © 2023. A big THANK YOU to my Snowman Worry Worm Pattern Testers: Laurene Leeseberg Bluder Cathy Amanda Wimer Lynda Namie Charlene Eskridge Kimberly Kauffman Donna Laurene Bluder Samantha Callahan Carol Danys"
Crochet Hook4.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
17 stitches and 16 rows = 10 cm
in single crochet
Finished Size6.2 “ (16 cm) in height including the head & hat.
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