Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Wanda the Witch

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Wanda the Witch

Proof that witches can be adorable!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project. Finished project measures about 11 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special stitch:
    sc2tog (sc decrease) = insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
    Note: work in continuous rounds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Head and Body:
    Beg at top of head, with Dusty Green, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 8: Sc in each of next 11 sts, 2 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 11 sts – 26 sts.
    Rnd 9: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 10: Sc in each of next 11 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 11 sts – 24 sts.
    Rnd 11: Sc in each st around. Following package instructions, attach safety eyes. Beg stuffing, continue stuffing as work progresses.
    Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnds 14, 16, 18: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnd 19: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
    Rnds 20-26: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 27: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.
    Rnds 28-29: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 30: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnd 31: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 32: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 33: *Sc2tog * around – 6 sts. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Ruffle:
    Join Black with sl st anywhere along Row 27.
    Rnd 1: Sc in each st around – 30 sts. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts.
    Rnd 4: *Sc in the next st, hdc in next st, 2 dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st in next st, repeat from * around. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Hat:
    With Black, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 3: Work 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
    Rnd 4: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 6: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 16 sts.
    Rnd 8: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 20 sts.
    Rnd 10: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnds 12–13: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 14: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
    Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sts.
    Rnd 16: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 42 sts. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Arms (make 2):
    With Dusty Green, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 4 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 4 sts – 10 sts.
    Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts – 8 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnds 6-10: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Legs (make 2):
    With Black, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 2 sts, (sc2tog) 4 times, sc in each of next 2 sts – 8 sts. Change to Charcoal Grey.
    Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st around. Change to Black.
    Rnds 7-8: Sc in each st around. Change to Charcoal Grey.
    Rnds 9-10: Sc in each st around. Change to Black.
    Rnds 11-12: Sc in each st around. Change to Charcoal Grey.
    Rnds 13-14: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Finishing:
    Stuff Legs lightly and sew to Body. Cut 32 lengths of Charcoal Grey, each about 10 inch. Sew lengths along center of head for hair. Tie into ponytails on each side of head. Stuff Hat lightly and sew to head. With Red yarn, embroider a straight st mouth. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Dusty Green 104213522
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Charcoal Grey 100367375
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Safety Eyes (2)
  • Scraps of Red Yarn
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