T-Rex

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This is a cute little dinosaur with optional Santa hat. This pattern uses 8 ply wool and a 4mm hook. Use any colour of wool you like. The T-Rex is 10 cm tall.

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Head

Round 1: 6sc in a magic ring (6 stitches)

Round 2: increase in every stitch (12 stitches)

Rounds 3 – 6: sc in each stitch (12 stitches)

 

Neck

Round 7: (decrease two sc together) x 3, sc in the next 6 stitches (9 stitches)

Stuff

Round 8: (decrease two sc together) x 3, increase in the next 3 stitches (9 stitches)

Round 9: sc in each stitch (9 stitches)

Round 10: (decrease two sc together) x 3, increase in the next 3 stitches (9 stitches)

Round 11: sc in each stitch (9 stitches)

Stuff

 

Body

Round 12: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (13 stitches)

Round 13: sc in the first two stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (18 stitches)

Round 14: sc in the first two stitches, increase in the next stitch – repeat (24 stitches)

Rounds 15 – 19: sc in each stitch (24 stitches)

Round 20: sc in the first two stitches, decrease the next two stitches together – repeat (18 stitches)

Round 21: sc in the first stitch, decrease the next two stitches together – repeat (12 stitches)

Round 22: sc in the first stitch, decrease the next two stitches together – repeat (9 stitches)

Stuff

 

Tail

Rounds 23 – 27: sc in each stitch (9 stitches)

Stuff

Round 28: sc in the first stitch, decrease the next two stitches together – repeat (6 stitches)

Rounds 29 – 30: sc in each stitch (6 stitches)

Stuff, fasten off, sew hole closed, weave in end.

 

Arms (make two)

Round 1: 4sc in a magic ring (4 stitches)

Rounds 2 – 4: sc in each stitch (4 stitches)

Slip stitch, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing, stuff.

 

Legs (make two)

Round 1: 6sc in a magic ring (6 stitches)

Rounds 2 – 3: sc in each stitch (6 stitches)

Round 4: (decrease 2 sc together) x 2, increase in the next two stitches (6 stitches)

Rounds 5 – 7: sc in each stitch (6 stitches)

Stuff

Round 8: increase in the first two stitches, (decrease 2 sc together) x 2 (6 stitches)

Round 9: sc in each stitch (6 stitches)

Round 10: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (9 stitches)

Round 11: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (13 stitches)

Slip stitch, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing, stuff.

 

Hat

With red wool

Round 1: 6sc in a magic ring (6 stitches)

Round 2: sc in each stitch (6 stitches)

Round 3: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (9 stitches)

Round 4: sc in each stitch (9 stitches)

With white wool

Round 5: sc in the first stitch, increase in the next stitch – repeat (15 stitches)

Slip stitch, fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing

For the white bobble at the top, attach white wool to the top of the hat and sc 5.

 

Assembly

Sew on the arms and legs, the googly eyes and the Santa hat.

Merry Christmas 🙂

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