Abbreviations Ch=chain Sl st=slip stitch Hdc=half double crochet Sc=single crochet 2sctog=2 single crochet together
Supplies H, G, and F hook Yarn: You will use less than ½ or quarter of a skein of yarn for each color. Medium worsted dark and light grey, white yarn. 3 ½ inch buttons This is the perfect size for Susan Bates hooks, so about 5 inches.
If your hooks are bigger, then you will need to increase your chains for the body. Place your hook against the chain count after Row 2, if it fits then you will be fine, if too small then go up a chain or two.
If you have Susan bates or 5 inch hook then you will be fine. The Body: Start with Dark grey H hook Row 1: Chain 25, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in each chain across, Turn.
Row 2: *Ch 1, sc in each sc across, Turn *Repeat for a total of 22 row total. Then Sl st with light grey,
Row 23: *Ch 1, sc in each sc across, Turn *Repeat for a total of 20 more rows total Then Sl st with Dark yarn,
Next two rows, *Ch 1, sc in each sc across, Turn Fasten off. Nose Flap: Dark grey yarn, H hook
Row 1: On your beginning row, sl st in your dark grey yarn, skip 6 stitches, sc in the next 12 sc, Turn
Row 2: sc in each stitch across, Turn – 12 sc
Row 3: 2sctog decrease, sc in the next 8, 2sctog decrease, - 10 sc
Row 4: sc in the next 10 sc, Turn
Row 5: 2sctog decrease, sc in the next 6, 2sctog decrease, - 8 sc
Row 6: sc in the next 8 sc, Turn
Row 7: 2sctog decrease, sc in the next 4, 2sctog decrease, - 6 sc
Row 8: sc in the next 6 sc, Turn
Row 9: 2sctog decrease, sc in the next 2, 2sctog decrease Turn,
Row 10: chain 4 sl st, this will be the button hole. Take the Flap down as far as you take it and then in the center, Sew your button on.
Make sure the button fits into the chain 4 hole.
Eyes: G hook Black and white yarn, two buttons, Make 2
Row 1: In the Magic Circle with black yarn, work 6 sc, sl st to join
Row 2: 2sc in each sc around, sl st – 12 sc
Row 3: 1 sc, 2sc, *Repeat around, sl st, - 18 sc
Row 4: 1 sc, 2sc, *Repeat around, sl st, Fasten off White part of the eyes
Row 1: In the Magic Circle with black yarn, work 6 sc, sl st to join Fasten off.
Sew the white part in the lower center of the black part of the circle. Sew on the button on top of the white part of the eye.
Sew the eyes on next to the nose on both sides, as seen in the photo.
Ears: f hook, Make 2, Dark grey yarn In the Magic Circle, work 4 sc, sl st to join
Row 2: work 2sc in each sc around, sl st to join – 8 sc
Row 3: work 1 sc in each sc around, sl st to join – 8 sc
Row 4: work 1 sc, 2 sc, *Repeat around, work in continual rounds so there is no seam, use a stitch marker, 12 sc
Rows 5-6: *sc in each sc around, Twice, Fasten off. Sew on the ears on both sides of top of the of the last row made.
Go in 2 stitches or so and sew them on both sides. The hook holder: White yarn, h hook Work a foundation chain of 25,
Watch this video if you have never worked a foundation chain, I wouldn’t work just a chain, because it will curve on you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csonnkDEyys&t=144s
Foundation chain is as follows, chain 2, yarn over and insert hook in the 2 nd chain from the hook, yarn over and pull through one loop and yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook,
*Repeat for 24 more, so yarn over and insert hook in the center of the next stitch, yarn over and pull through one loop and yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook,
After the 24 foundation chains, Turn
Row 2: Ch 2, skip a stitch, *work 3 hdc, ch 1, skip stitch, *Repeat across, at the end, end with a hdc, Turn
Rows 3-7: Ch 2, skip a stitch, *work 3 hdc in the 2nd previous hdc, ch 1, skip stitch, *Repeat across, at the end, end with a hdc, Turn Sew on the hook holder across the 42 rows of sc, in between the ears and nose, see the photo above.
Sew the chain 1 vertical rows on each row going up and down, keep the chain 3’s free, so you can place your hooks inside.
Be sure to not sew to deep or it will show on the other side. Then Create a foundation chain of 25 just like the first one you just created, for the top part of the hooks: white yarn, h hook
Row 2: Ch 2, skip a stitch, *work 3 hdc, ch 1, skip stitch, *Repeat across, at the end, end with a hdc, Turn Sew that on top holder above the first hook holder, this will hold the top part of your hooks. Fasten off and Weave in all your ends. I hope you enjoyed this free crochet hook holder pattern!
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