Happy Second of the month!
I do wish that Patreon had options when it comes to adding pictures to my posts. There is no way to adjust the size or placement. It could be that I am just so used to using WordPress where you have so many options. But the pictures are just sort of all over the place and I want to make the layout easier to follow.
Thankfully, I finally discovered a small workaround and I can now at least get all of my pictures to be the same size by copy and pasting the pictures from my WordPress instead of inserting them into the post. Anywho, you didn’t come here to hear all about my behind the scenes problem-solving.
You came here for the last instalment for Super Mario Phase 2 – Monty Mole! Monty is such a quick and easy character to make. There aren’t many simple characters left to do and the last easy ones will probably be part of Phase 3. The last two Mario phases (Phases 4 & 5) are where I will be tackling Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser and his kids, etc.
This Monty Mole turned out smaller than I intended, however, I do plan to remake him and adjust the pattern to increase his size. Once I have done this I will update this post to include the pattern for both sizes.
The approximate measurements using DK yarn and 2.5mm hook are 3 inches height, 2.75 inches width and 6 inches length/depth.
- DK yarn (brown, white and black
- 3mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
- Fire retardant Fibrefill
- White felt
- Black foam or stiff black felt
- White foam (optional, you can just use the white felt)
- Felt glue
- Pins (optional)
- Stitch marker (optional)
- MR# – magic ring with the specified number of single crochets
- SC – single crochet (double crochet English)
- INC – single crochet increase
- #in1 – the specified number of SC in the same stitch (i.e. 3in1)
- DEC – invisible decrease
- BLO – back loop only
- FLO – row is front loop only
- *_______* X# – repeat sequence within the asterisks the specified number of times e.g. *SC, INC* x6)
- CH – chain stitches
- ST/STS – stitch/stitches
- FO – fasten off
You are now complete! I hope that you found this tutorial easy to follow and your little Monty turned out how you expected him to. Remember, I would love to see any of your completed projects using my patterns and would also appreciate any feedback.
Thank you so much for your support and until the next post, happy crocheting!