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This is a super fun, easy to customize project for beginners. It uses basic stitches to create a very cute project that is perfect for gifts and markets. Perfect for any coffee and dinosaur loving people on your holiday list! Uses a very small amount of yarn so it’s perfect for those scraps we can’t ever seem to through away.
Gauge: 4×4 inch square in hdc
11 stitches, 6 rows
Materials: Red Heart Super Saver (size 4 yarn)
Approx 25 yards
Size H hook
Needle to weave in ends
Notes: This is a really fun project for beginners to experiment with color
Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as stitch
Abbreviations: hdc- half double crochet
sc- single crochet
Row 1: Ch 12, 3rd ch from hook hdc and each st across.
Row 2-19: Ch 1 hdc each st across.
Row 20: Sc ends together. 11 sc
For the spikes
Start in first sc of the ends you stitched together.
Row 1: sc in first 3 st. Turn.
Row 2: sc in first and last st. Turn
Row 3: sc in last st. Tie off.
Skipping a stitch in the sc row follow rows 1-3 twice. Leaving the I st gap in between spikes will give them better definition. For taller spikes you can repeat rows 1 and 2 twice on each spike.
Let’s get stitching!
I would love to see your finished projects so use #mommastitchesmakes or #dinocozy to show me what you have made!!!
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