Sno the Skunk

 
Sno the Skunk - Free Crochet Pattern

In…honor? of it snowing 2 days ago (not cool mother nature)…I decided to name this little skunk Sno. Which could also be in relation to the extremely popular Game of Thrones (Jon Snow) but seeing as I haven’t been able to watch GoT since season 4 it’s not that! But we can pretend for all you GoT fans.


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Sno the Skunk

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Materials Needed:

Yarn

·         Acrylic worsted weight, black,, 130 yds

·         Acrylic worsted weight, white, 50 yds

·         Acrylic worsted weight, light pink, small amount for nose

Extras

·         2- 10mm safety eyes

·         Stuffing

·         3.50mm hook

·         Scissors

·         Tapestry Needle


Stitches Key:

sc – single crochet

inc – increase/2 single crochet in same stitch

dec – decrease/single crochet 2 together

BLO – back loop only

ch/s – chain/s

st/s – stitch/es

sl st – slip stitch


Gauge:

8.5 sc and 8 rows = 2 inches


Size:

Finished skunk is approx. 12” tall


Color Code:

B – black

W - white


Pieces needed:

·         arm A (2 panels)

·         arm B (2 panels)

·         leg A (2 panels)

·         leg B (2 panels)

·         nose piece

·         2 ears

·         tail (2 panels)

·         body (2 panels)


Notes:

·         ch 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as st

·         ch 1 and turn at the end of every row unless otherwise marked, including when making the eyes

·         when stitching together the pieces make sure to stick your hook through BOTH pieces to make sure they’re sewn together, you will stitch in every row and stitch around the panel, applying any special notes indicated in that portion of the pattern

·         always attach yarn with a slip st by stitching into the wrong side of said row

·         please read through the entire “stitching together” portions of the pattern, as you get to them, before doing the stitching so you have a picture of the entire process before beginning

·         when working frequent color changes you will continue to work in sc (unless otherwise marked) and will stitch in the color indicated by the color code and the number of stitches indicated by the number.

 

EXAMPLE

Color code:

P – pink

O – orange

W – white

G – green

“Pinc, 3, O5, W8, Gdec, 2”

would be

“inc, sc 3 in pink, sc 5 in orange, sc 8 in white, dec, sc 2 in green”

EXAMPLE



Arm A (left arm):

Using black

Row 1: ch 3, sc 2 (2)

Row 2: inc, inc (4)

Row 3: sc 4 (4)

Row 4: dec, dec (2)

Row 5: sc 2 (2)

Row 6: inc, inc (4)

Row 7-10: sc 4 (4)

Row 11: dec, sc 2 (3)

Row 12: sc 1, dec (2)

Row 13: dec (1) [img 1]

Fasten off, weave in ends

 

Repeat rows 1-13, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place arm panels, wrong sides, together, lining up stitches

 

ch 1, turn

 

Special notes:

·         3 sc into row 13

·         inc in the dec side of row 11

·         3 sc into each stitch of row 1

·         stuff as you go

 

sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside [img 1]

img 1

Arm B (right arm):

Using black

Row 1: ch 3, sc 2 (2)

Row 2: inc, inc (4)

Row 3: sc 4 (4)

Row 4: dec, dec (2)

Row 5: sc 2 (2)

Row 6: inc, inc (4)

Row 7-10: sc 4 (4)

Row 11: dec, sc 2 (3)

Row 12: sc 1, dec (2)

Row 13: dec (1) [img 1]

Fasten off, weave in ends

 

Repeat rows 1-13, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place arm panels, wrong sides, together, lining up stitches

 

ch 1, DO NOT turn

 

Special notes:

·         3 sc into row 13

·         3 sc into each stitch of row 1

·         inc in the dec side of row 11

·         stuff as you go

 

sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside [img 1]



Leg A (right leg):

Using black

Row 1: ch 11, sc 10 (10)

Row 2: sc 10 (10)

Row 3: sc 4 (leave the rest unstitched) (4)

Row 4: inc, sc 3 (5)

Row 5: sc 4, inc (6)

Row 6: inc, sc 5 (7)

Row 7: sc 6, inc (8)

Row 8: inc, sc 7 (9)

Row 9: dec, sc 7 (8)

Row 10: sc 6, dec (7)

Row 11: dec, sc 3, dec (5)

Row 12: dec, sc 1, dec (3)

Row 13: dec, sc 1 (2)

Row 14: dec (1) [img 2]

Fasten off, weave in ends

 

Repeat rows 1-14, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place leg panels, wrong sides together, lining up stitches

 

ch 1, turn

 

Special notes:

·         3 sc into row 14

·         3 sc into corner of row 2

·         3 sc into each corner of row 1

·         stuff as you go

 

sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside [img 2]

img 2

Leg B (left leg):

Using black

Row 1: ch 11, sc 10 (10)

Row 2: sc 10 (10)

Row 3: sc 4 (leave the rest unstitched) (4)

Row 4: inc, sc 3 (5)

Row 5: sc 4, inc (6)

Row 6: inc, sc 5 (7)

Row 7: sc 6, inc (8)

Row 8: inc, sc 7 (9)

Row 9: dec, sc 7 (8)

Row 10: sc 6, dec (7)

Row 11: dec, sc 3, dec (5)

Row 12: dec, sc 1, dec (3)

Row 13: dec, sc 1 (2)

Row 14: dec (1) [img 2]

Fasten off, weave in ends

 

Repeat rows 1-14, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place leg panels, wrong sides together, lining up stitches

 

ch 1, DO NOT turn

 

Special notes:

·         3 sc into row 14

·         3 sc into each corner of row 1

·         3 sc into corner of row 2

·         stuff as you go

 

sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside [img 2]



Ears (make 2):

Using black

Row 1: ch 3, sc 2 (2)

Row 2-4: sc 2 (2)

 

ch 1, do not turn

sc around both sides and row 1, leaving row 4 unstitched

 

Special notes:

·         inc in each st of row 1

 

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside [img 3]

img 3

Tail:

Top

Doing your starting chain with black, continue row 1 with color work

Row 1: ch 9, B1, W2, B2, W2, B1 (8)

Row 2: Binc, W2, B2, W2, Binc (10)

Row 3: Binc, W2, B4, W2, Binc (12)

Row 4: Binc, W2, B6, W2, Binc (14)

Row 5: Binc, W2, B8, W2, Binc (16)

Row 6-10: B2, W2, B8, W2, B2 (16)

Row 11: Bdec, 1, W2, B6, W2, B1, dec (14)

Row 12: Bdec, 1, W2, B4, W2, B1, dec (12)

Row 13: Bdec, W2, B4, W2, Bdec (10)

Row 14: change to white in your turning ch, Wdec, 2, B2, W2, dec (8)

Row 15: Wdec, 1, B2, W1, dec (6)

 

Continue with white

Row 16: dec, sc 2, dec (4)

Row 17: dec, dec (2)

Row 18: dec (1)

Fasten off, weave in ends. [img 4]

 

Bottom

Using white

Row 1: ch 9, sc 8 (8)

Row 2: inc, sc 6, inc (10)

Row 3: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 4: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 5: inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 6-10: sc 16 (16)

Row 11: dec, sc 12, dec (14)

Row 12: dec, sc 10, dec (12)

Row 13: dec, sc 8, dec (10)

Row 14: dec, sc 6, dec (8)

Row 15: dec, sc 4, dec (6)

Row 16: dec, sc 2, dec (4)

Row 17: dec, dec (2)

Row 18: dec (1)

Fasten off, weave in ends [img 4]

 

Stitching together:

Place tail panels wrong sides together, lining up the stitches

 

Join black yarn to row 1, working towards the tip of the tail

 

Special notes:

·         3 sc in the tip of row 18

·         change color as needed (follow the row 1 color changes, not the starting chain color)

·         (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner of row 1

·         lightly stuff before closing

 

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends, leave a long tail for sewing, set aside

img 4

Nose Piece:

Using black

Row 1: ch 2, inc (2)

Row 2: inc, inc (4)

Row 3: sc 4 (4)

Row 4: dec, dec (2)

 

ch 1

Special notes:

·         inc in the ends of row 3 to keep it round

 

sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends

 

Using pink, stitch a nose and mouth lines onto the right side of the nose piece.

 

Set aside.



Body:

Front

Using black

Row 1: Ch 9, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 6, inc (10)

Row 2: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

 

Begin color work

Row 3: Binc, 2, W6, B2, inc (14) [wrong side]

Row 4: Binc, 2, W8, B2, inc (16)

Row 5: Binc, 2, W10, B2, inc (18)

Row 6: Binc, 2, W12, B2, inc (20)

Row 7: Binc, 2, W14, B2, inc (22)

Row 8-11: B3, W16, B3 (22)

Row 12: Bdec, 2, W14, B2, dec (20)

Row 13: B3, W14, B3 (20)

Row 14: Bdec, 2, W12, B2, dec (18)

Row 15: B3, W12, B3 (18)

Row 16: Bdec, 2, W10, B2, dec (16)

Row 17: B3, W10, B3 (16)

Row 18: Bdec, 2, W8, B2, dec (14)

Row 19: B3, W8, B3 (14)

Row 20: Bdec, 2, W6, B2, dec (12)

Row 21: B3, W6, B3 (12)

Row 22: Bdec, 2, W4, B2, dec (10)

 

Cut white, continue with black

Row 23: sc 10 (10)

Row 24: BLO sc 10 (10) [right side]

Row 25: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 26: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 27: Inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 28-31: sc 16 (16)

Row 32: dec, sc 12, dec (14)

 

Begin color work

Row 33: B6, W2, B6 (14)

Row 34: Bdec, 4, W2, B4, dec (12)

Row 35: B4, W4, B4 (12)

Row 36: Bdec, 2, W4, B2, dec (10)

Row 37: B2, W6, B2 (10)

Row 38: Bdec, W2, B2, W2, Bdec (8)

Row 39: B1, W2, B2, W2, B1 (8)

Fasten off, weave in ends [img 5]

 

Back

Using black

Row 1: ch 9, inc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 6, inc (10)

Row 2: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 3: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 4: inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 5: inc, sc 14, inc (18)

Row 6: inc, sc 16, inc (20)

Row 7: inc, sc 18, inc (22)

 

Begin color work

Row 8: B8, W2, B2, W2, B8 (22) [right side]

Row 9-11: B8, W2, B2, W2, B8 (22)

Row 12: Bdec, 6, W2, B2, W2, B6, dec (20)

Row 13: B7, W2, B2, W2, B7 (20)

Row 14: Bdec, 5, W2, B2, W2, B5, dec (18)

Row 15: B6, W2, B2, W2, B6 (18)

Row 16: Bdec, 4, W2, B2, W2, B4, dec (16)

Row 17: B5, W2, B2, W2, B5 (16)

Row 18: Bdec, 3, W2, B2, W2, B3, dec (14)

Row 19: B4, W2, B2, W2, B4 (14)

Row 20: Bdec, 2, W2, B2, W2, B2, dec (12)

Row 21: B3, W2, B2, W2, B3 (12)

Row 22: Bdec, 1, W2, B2, W2, B1, dec (10)

Row 23: B2, W2, B2, W2, B2(10)

Row 24: working in the BLO, B2, W2, B2, W2, B2 (10) [right side]

Row 25: Binc, 1, W2, B2, W2, B1, inc (12)

Row 26: Binc, 2, W2, B2, W2, B2, inc (14)

Row 27: Binc, 3, W2, B2, W2, B3, inc (16)

Row 28-31: B5, W2, B2, W2, B5 (16)

Row 32: Bdec, 3, W2, B2, W2, B3, dec (14)

Row 33: B4, W2, B2, W2, B4 (14)

Row 34: Bdec, 2, W2, B2, W2, B2, dec (12)

Row 35: B3, W2, B2, W2, B3 (12)

Row 36: Bdec, 1, W2, B2, W2, B1, dec (10)

Row 37: B2, W2, B2, W2, B2 (10)

Row 38: Bdec, W2, B2, W2, Bdec (8)

Row 39: B1, W2, B2, W2, B1 (8)

Do not fasten off, pull up your loop and set aside for the moment. [img 5]

img 5


Features:

Attach safety eyes to the right side of your front body panel, between rows 34 & 35 with 6 sts between them.

 

Stitch your nose piece onto the right side of your front body panel, stitching it onto the bottom of the white patch on the face.


Stitching together:

Place body panels, wrong sides together, lining up stitches

 

Pick up loop on body back panel, stitch with body front panel facing you

 

Special notes:

·         change color as needed at the top of the head

·         stuff before closing

 

ch 1, sc around

sl st to first sc

Fasten off, weave in ends



Finishing:

Pinch row 4 of one ear (right sides) together and stitch it together, sew it onto the head behind the sc join.

 

Repeat with 2nd ear on the other side of the head.

 

Sew row 10-14 of arm A onto the left side of the skunk’s body just behind the sc join.

 

Repeat with arm B on the right side of the skunk.

 

Sew rows 8-14 of leg B onto the left side of the skunk’s body just behind the sc join.

 

Repeat with leg A on the right side of the skunk.

 

Sew the tail on the back body panel onto row 8, lining up the stripes.

 

Hide any remaining ends.


Sno the Skunk

Pattern may be used for personal use including to make and sell items with this pattern but do not use my pictures for your listing and do not republish or distribute this pattern in any way. Please share the link to my blog if you’d like to share my pattern.