Crochet Fergus the fungus

Crochet Fergus the fungus
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Materials:

  • DB Cashmerino Aran 55% merino wool 33% microfibre 12% cashmere (90m per 50g) 25g red (A)
  • Acrylic DK yarn – Oddment of white (B)
  • 3mm Crochet hook
  • Black embroidery yarn
  • White felt
  • Toy stuffing
  • Toy eyes (optional)

 Size: 4 in/10cm high

How to Make:

Base (make one)
Round 1 : Using B and MC, work 7 dc. 7 sts
Round 2 : 2dc into each st. 14 sts
Round 3 : (2dc in next dc, dc in next dc) rep around. 21 sts
Round 4 : (2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) rep around. 28 sts
Rounds 5 to 13 : Dc around. 28 sts
Round 14 : (dc in next 5 dc, dc2tog) rep around. 24 sts
Round 15 : (dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog) rep around. 20 sts
Break yarn.

Top (make one)
Round 1: Using A and MC, work 7 dc. 7 sts
Round 2: 2dc into each st. 14 sts
Round 3: (2dc in next dc, dc in next dc) rep around. 21 sts
Round 4: (2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) rep around. 28 sts
Round 5: (2dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) rep around. 35 sts
Round 6: (2dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) rep around. 42 sts
Rounds 7–14: Dc around. 42 sts
Round 15: (dc in next 4dc, dc2tog) rep around. 35 sts
Round 16: (dc in next 3dc, dc2tog) rep around. 28 sts
Round 17: Dc2tog (dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog) rep around, dc2tog. 20 sts
Break yarn.

Making Up

Cut small circles from felt and sew to top of mushroom. Embroider face on stalk as shown.  Stuff toy. Sew base to top of mushroom.