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Friday, April 6, 2018

Free Crochet Mannequin Pin Cushion Pattern©

Free Crochet Mannequin Pin Cushion Pattern©
By Connie Hughes Designs©

Here's my newest Free Pattern...
I just love those mannequins so I decided to crochet small version
 and make it a pin cushion...it's super easy to make and will look so 
cute on a desk or self, perfect for a little girls room...
I hope you enjoy the pattern and have fun making it!


This is a super simple pattern to crochet and 
this project can easily be made in a day.  
Use a stitch marker throughout the pattern. 




Crochet Hook used in Pattern: F

If you know basic crochet you can do this pattern.

Yarns used in Pattern: 
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Bright Pink
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Black

Other Materials used in Pattern:
Stitch Marker
Poly Fiber Fill
Black Craft Paint
Clear Drying Fabric Glue
Small Amount of Wood Glue
1 Small Wooden Base about 3 to 31/2" painted Black
2 1/2" Wooden Balls Painted Black
1/8" Nylon Trim in Black
1 Wooden Dowel 2.5'' x 3.5'' Cut to size and painted Black
Small Decorative Ribbon in Bright Pink
Drill & Drill Bit the same size as the wooden dowel
Hot Glue

To make the Torso: with  & D Hook (shown in a different color)







Ch13
Row 1. 1sc in 5, ch2, sk2, 1sc in 4, 3sc in the last ch, (working on the other side of ch) 1sc in 4, 2sc in ch2 sp, 1sc in 4, 2sc in the last ch (put st marker in the last st-26sts.
Row 2. 2sc, 1sc in 4, 2sc in ch2 sp, 1sc in 5, 2sc in 2, 1sc in 11, 2sc in the last st-30sts.
Row 3. 1sc in the FLO in 30sts.
Row 4. 1sc in 30sts.
Row 5. 1sc in 4, 2sc in the next st-36sts.
Row 6. 1sc in 5, 2sc in the next st-42sts,
Row 7. 1sc in 42sts.
Rows 8-10. repeat row 7
Row 11. 1sc in 5, dec1sc around-36sts.
Row 12. 1sc in 36sts.
Row 13. 1sc in 4, dec1sc around-30sts.
Row 14. 1sc in 30sts.
Row 15. 1sc in 3, dec1sc around-24sts.
Row 16. 1sc in 24sts.
Rows 17-19. repeat row 16.
Row 20. 1sc in 3, 2sc in the next st-30sts.
Row 21. 1sc in 30sts.
Row 22. 1sc in 4, 2sc in the next st-36sts.
Row 23. 1sc in 36sts.
Row 24. 1sc in 9, 2sc in 3, 1sc in 2, 2sc in 3, 1sc in 19sts-42sts.
Rows 25-26. 1sc in 42sts.
Row 27. 1sc in 9, dec1sc 3x, 1sc in 2, dec1sc 3x, 1sc in 19sts-36sts.
Row 28. 1sc in 4, dec1sc around-30sts.
Row 29. 1sc in 3, dec1sc around-24sts.
Stuff Firmly
Row 30. 1sc in 24sts.
Row 31. 1sc in 2, dec1sc around-18sts.
Row 32. 1sc in 18sts.
Row 33. 1sc, de1sc around-12sts.
Row 34. Working in the BLO 1sc in 12sts.
Rows 35-36. 1sc in 12sts.
Row 37. wk 2slsts and FO.

To make the Tutu: with Black Yarn & F Hook


















Leaving a 4" tail ch30
Row 1. 1hdc in 28sts, ch3 & turn.
Row 2. Working in the BLO 1dc in the 1st st, 3dc in each st across working 1dc in the last st, ch3 & turn.
Row 3. 1dc in each st across, ch3 & turn.
Row 4. repeat row 3 and FO.
Attach another piece of yarn to this end and tie the tutu around the mannequin. With the pink ribbon tie a small bow and hot glue to the tutu.

How to assemble your mannequin: 

















*With hot glue place 1 painted wooden ball slightly down inside the neck, glue black trim around the bottom and the neck  areas of the mannequin. Then glue the trim to each side.
(I had a problem getting the fabric glue to hold the trim in place around the neck so I placed a small dab of hot glue in the back and then used the other glue all the way around). 

*Once your dowel is painted and trimmed to the length you want place the dowel up inside the mannequin through the bottom of the hole, pushing it up to the neck area (careful not to push it to hard). 










*Drill the wooden base with a drill bit close to the same size as your dowel (careful not to go all the way to the bottom). Place a dab of wood glue inside the hole and place dowel inside wipe away any remaining glue, allow to dry and do touch up paint if needed.

*With hot glue place the 2nd painted wooden ball on top of the 1st ball.

Now just add pins because you are done!

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