Crochet monster mashem Halloween cases

 

 

Trick or treat! With Halloween just around the corner I wanted to create some adorable decorated treat containers for my son and to hand out to trick or treaters too (we don’t get that many!). I used my son’s mashem containers for the container part as we had many laying around the house! These are so adorable and would make a great gift filled with your favorite treats!

Materials:

  • size G hook

  • 100% cotton (I used Lily’s Sugar N’ Cream) in a variety of colors (see photos)

  • blunt needle

Abbreviations:

ch- chain

sc- single crochet

blo- back loops only

dc- double crochet

sl st- slip stitch

Body for all (make 2):

Make magic circle, ch 1

Row 1: sc 6 in circle (6).

Continue to work in the round, place stitch marker here if needed.

Row 2: 2 sc around (12).

Row 3: 2 sc, 1 sc in next, repeat around (18).

Row 4: sc in bio around (18).

Rows 5-8: Sc through both loops around, fasten off after row 8 and weave in end.

Teeth:

Pull up loop where you want a tooth and ch 3. Sc in next chain, sl st in next ch space and fasten off, weave in end.

Eyeball:

Make magic circle, ch 1. Dc 6 in center, sl st in first dc and fasten off.

Monster Pupil/Frankenstein eyes:

Make magic circle, ch 1. 3 sc in center, fasten off.

Hair:

Cut 7-8″ yarn strand. Fold in half then fold in half again. Pull fold up where you want some hair and pull all the strands through. Trim to desired length.

Frankenstein neck bolts:

Pull up a loop on the neck and ch 2. Sc in first st and sl st in first ch and fasten off. Weave in end.

**Thread a blunt needle for Frankenstein’s stitch and embroider it on the head weaving in and out to create the stitch look.

Pumpkin black stem:

Pull up a loop at the middle top of the pumpkin and ch 4, sc in each stitch down the stem and sl st in first ch. Fasten off, weave in end.

Pumpkin green stem (make 2):

Ch 10, 2 sc in each st down the stem. Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew on near the black stem.

 

-Sew all pupils on eyeballs and sew on top half. Weave in all ends.

 

You’re done! Great job and Happy Halloween! Be sure to check out my free printable crochet guides!

 

 

  

 

 

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