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Puffy moon free crochet pattern

    Puffy moon free crochet pattern
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    The puffy moon wall hanging crochet pattern will help you create a moon and star hanging decoration would look super cute hanging from a nursey wall or even from the side of a cot. My children have taken theirs up to their bedroom and hung it of their bunk bed!

    Puffy moon wall hanging description

    The moon shaped wall hanging is made using the puff stitch giving it a beautiful texture. Once the decoration is made it’s already very puffy, so there’s no need to add any stuffing to this one. The moon also comes with a little star to complete the night time theme. The Moon measures approximately 18cm high by 11cm wide.

    How to crochet a puffy moon wall hanging

    The Moon wall hanging crochet pattern is easy-intermediate skill level. As well as knowing your basic crochet stiches, you’ll also need to know how to make a puff stitch. If you haven’t used the puff stitch before, don’t worry. Its easier than it looks and the pattern includes instructions on the how to make the special stitch. The moon is made on one piece, and the star is made separately. The only sewing involved in this pattern is to attach the star to the moon. To make the moon wall hanging I used Aran (weight 4) yarn and a 5mm crochet hook. The crochet moon and star uses approximately 45g (68m/75yd).

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    Supplies

    • 5mm crochet hook
    • Worsted yarn
    • Sewing needle

    Yarn

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

    • ch – Chain
    • puff – Puff stitch
    • 2puff – 2 Puff stitches in 1 space (increase)
    • sc – Single crochet
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st / sts – Stitch / Stitches
    • tr – Treble crochet

    Size & Gauge

    • 2” x 2” gauge swatch = 8 rows of 7 sc
    • 20cm high x 13cm wide

    Pattern notes

    • Chains and finishing slip stitches are not included in stitch counts.

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    Moon

    Round 1

    • sc x 9 into a magic ring

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (9 sts)

    Round 2

    • puff x 9 (1 in every sc)

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (9 sts)

    Round 3

    From this point, work all puff stitches in the space between the puff stitches from the last round.

    • 2puff x 9

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (18 sts)

    Round 4

    • (2puff, puff) 9 times

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (27 sts)

    Round 5

    • (2puff, puff x 2) 9 times

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (36 sts)

    Round 6

    • (2puff, puff x 3) 9 times

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 2

    (45 sts)

    Round 7

    • puff x 2

    • (2puff, puff x 4) 8 times

    • 2puff, puff x 2

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 1

    (54 sts)

    Round 8

    • (sc in puff, sc in space) 54 times

    • sl st to join to 1st st & ch 1

    (108 sts)

    Round 9

    • Fold the circle in half, wrong sides facing each other.

    • Insert hook through the next stitch and the last stitch to begin. Work the following stitches through both sides to join into a moon shape.

    • sl st x 43, ch x 3, sl st x 11

    • Fasten off & weave in ends

    • Attach some yarn through the ch 3 space & tie at the desired length for hanging up.

    (54 sts)

    Star

    Round 1

    • sc x 5 into a magic ring

    • sl st to join & ch 1

    (5 sts)

    Round 2

    • (sc, tr, ch, sc all in one stitch) 5 times

    • sl st to join to first stitch and fasten off leaving the tail for sewing.

    • Sew the star upwards through the top of the moon to complete.

    • Weave in all ends.

    (15 stitches)