Monday, 16 July 2012

The Thing

After making The Hulk for my boyfriend I just had to make The Thing so they could battle it out!!



So here he is...

"It's Clobbering Time!!"


With his new pal...


The pattern is pretty much the same as for The Hulk's with a few small changes...

Here it is :)

I found a two-tone orangey/yellowy yarn which I think helps with The Things rocky look :)

Made with DK yarn and a 4mm hook

Eyebrows (Make 2) – Orange yarn

Ch 8

SC in each ch

Fasten off



 Head – Orange yarn

Ch 2 or magic ring

Round 1 Make 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook. (6 sc)

Round 2 Inc into every sc (12sc)

Round 3 *Inc in next sc, sc in next sc*, repeat to end of round (18 sc)

Round 4 *Inc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat to end of round (24 sc)

Round 5 *Inc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat to end of round (30 sc)

Round 6 *inc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat to end of round (36 sc)

Round 7 *inc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat to end of round (42 sc)

Rounds 8-17 Sc in each sc around (42 sc)

Round 18 *sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat to end of round (36 sc)

Round 19 *sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat to end of round (30 sc)

Round 20 *sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat to end of round (24 sc)



At this point attach your safety eyes (or stitch on eyes) and stitch on your mouth and eyebrows.



Stuff head



Round 21 *sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat to end of round (18 sc)

Round 22 *sc2tog, sc in next sc*, repeat to end of round (12 sc)

Round 23 sc2tog to end of round (6 sc)



Add any extra stuffing if needed. Fasten off with a slip stitch and leave a long tail for sewing. Weave tail through remaining 6 sc and pull tight.



Body – Orange yarn

Ch 2 or magic ring

Round 1 Make 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook. (6 sc)

Round 2 Inc into every sc (12sc).

Round 3 *Inc in next sc, sc in next sc*, repeat to end of round (18 sc)

Round 4 *Inc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat to end of round (24 sc)

Round 5 *Inc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat to end of round (30 sc)

Rounds 6-13 sc in each sc around (30 sc)



Change to black



Round 14 – 15 sc in each sc around (30sc)



Change to blue yarn



Round 16 *sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat to end of round (24 sc)

Round 17 *sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat to end of round (18 sc)

Round 18 *sc2tog, sc in next sc*, repeat to end of round (12 sc)

Round 19 sc2tog to end of round (6 sc)





Stuff body.

Fasten off with slip stitch and weave end through remaining 6 sc and pull tight. Sew in end.

Sew head to body ensuring that head is securely attached. Weave in any ends.



Belt buckle

Ch 2 or magic ring

Round 1: Make 6 sc into 2nd Ch from hook

Round 2: Inc into every sc (12sc)

Fasten off.. Sew black 4 onto middle of belt



Sew buckle to belt



Arms (make 2) – green yarn

Ch 2 or magic ring

Round 1 Make 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook. (6sc)

Round 2 Inc into every sc (12sc).

Round 3 *inc in next sc, sc in next sc*, repeat to end of round (18sc)

Rounds 4 – 7 sc in every sc around (18sc)

Round 8 sc in next 4 sc, *sc, tr, sc* in next stitch, sc in every sc to end of round

Round 9 sc in next 4 sc, skip over tr, sc in next sc and every sc to end of round (17sc)

Round 10 sc2tog around to last sc (10 sc)

Round 11 - 16 sc in every sc around. Fasten off with slip stitch

Stuff arms

Sew end of arm to body.



Legs (Make 2) –black yarn

Ch 2 or magic ring

Round 1 Make 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook. (6 sc)

Round 2 Inc in every sc round. (12 sc)

Round 3 *inc in next sc, sc in next sc* (18 sc)

Round 5 sc in every sc to end of round (18 sc)

Change to blue yarn

Round 6-7 sc in every sc to end of round (18sc)

Round 8 sc2tog 6 times, sc in each sc to end of round (12sc)

Round 9 sc2tog 4 times. Sc in each sc to end of round (8 sc)

Rounds 10 – 14 Sc in each sc to end of round.



Change to purple yarn



Rounds 15-18 Sc in each sc to end of round.



Fasten off with slip stitch. Stuff legs. Sew top of legs to body.

So who do you think would win in a fight????

My bet is on Hulk!!

Place your bets..

 

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