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Christmas Tree Garland Pattern

Hello, all!  I hope you're staying safe wherever you are.  In my part of the world we're still dealing with a rising second wave of Covid cases, so I'm finding myself with a lot of free time (and yarn).  

The temperatures here in Canada are starting to drop, and the local stores have been full of Christmas decorations since before Halloween.  I've been seeing so many adorable Christmas and winter themed garlands, so I wanted to try making my own!

The trees can be sewn onto a garland, or left separate as a cute gift tag or tree ornament.  

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To make these you'll need:

  • Green Yarn (I used Scheepjes Catona in colour numbers 412, 515, and 244)
  • Dark brown yarn (same weight as the green yarn)
  • Beige yarn (or any colour you want for the garland chain)
  • A crochet hook to match your weight of yarn.  I used a 2.75mm hook.  If you use a thicker yarn, you might want a larger size
  • A tapestry needle for weaving in your ends
  • Green felt
  • Hot glue gun

  • Small led lights (optional)
  • Gold thread (optional)

  • SC = single crochet
  • BLO = back loop only
  • INC = increase
  • CH = chain
  • FO = fasten off

The Pattern 

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Using either plain yarn, or yarn with gold thread held together

**At the start of each row (starting on Row 1), I began with a CH 1.  This helps transition you into the next row and shapes the tree a bit.  You can choose not to do this, but it won't look just like mine.  

Set up: CH 2, in 2nd CH from the hook SC 3 (3 stitches in row)
Row 1: SC, INC, SC (4 stitches in row)
Row 2: In BLO, SC across (4 stitches)
Row 3: SC, INC 2, SC  (6 stitches)
Row 4: In BLO, SC across
Row 5: SC 2, INC 2, SC 2 (8 stitches)
Row 6: In BLO, SC across
Row 7: SC 3, INC 2, SC 3 (10 stitches)
Row 8: In BLO, SC across
Row 9: SC 4, INC 2, SC 4 (12 stitches)
Row 10: In BLO, SC across
Row 11: SC 5, INC 2, SC 5 (14 stitches)
Row 12: In BLO, SC across
Row 13: SC 6, INC 2, SC 6 (16 stitches)
Row 14: In BLO, SC across
Row 15: SC 7, INC 2, SC 7 (18 stitches)
Row 16: In BLO, SC across
Row 17: SC across

To add the trunk, count across 7 stitches from row 17, and attach brown yarn, crocheting 4 SC.  Turn, and crochet four more SC, FO

Weave in all ends but the thread at the top of the tree (you'll use this to sew it to your CH)

Make a crochet CH the length that you want your garland to be. I added a gold thread into mine, but you can also just use plain yarn.

Attach the trees using that leftover thread.  I spaced mine 5 inches apart. 

I found that my trees were curling at this point, so I cut out felt triangles slightly smaller than the trees and glued them to the backs. 

Let me know if you have any questions in the comments, or feel free to get in contact with me using the contact form to the right.  

Also, don't forget to tag me on Instagram @loop.tee.loops if you make this or any other patterns, so I can see what everyone's creating :D

Happy crocheting!

Giant Squirtle Pattern


An update has finally come! I went through my pattern and remade it - I changed a couple things, but most work was just clarifying and correcting some errors. 

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What You'll Need

Bernat blanket yarn in:

-Royal blue

-Vintage White


Scrap chunky white yarn (about 3 meters) (alternatively, use white bernat blanket yarn)

Brown, black, and white felt

Polyester stuffing

Glue Gun

Tapestry needle


6.5mm crochet hook

 Head and Body

(Using blue)

Round 1: SC 8 in magic loop (8)

Round 2: Inc x 8 (16)

Round 3: *Sc, inc* X 8 (24)

Round 4: *Sc 2, inc* X 8 (32)

Round 5: *Sc 7, inc* X 4 (36)

Rounds 6-9:Sc around for 4 rows

Round 10: Sc 16, inc, sc 2, inc, sc 16 (38)

Place markers over the two INC spots - that will be the front of the face

Round 11-13: Sc around for 3 rows

Round 14: Sc 4, Dec 16, sc 2 (22)

Round 15: Sc 4, Dec 8, sc 2 (14)

Continuing on to the body - stuff head

(using vintage white)

Round 16: Inc, SC, INC 6, sc, inc 5 (26)

Round 17: SC 6, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 7, inc, sc 4, inc, sc (30)

Round 18: *SC 9, INC* x 3 (33)

Round 19-28: Sc 10 rows

Round 29: SC, DEC around

Stuff body

Round 30-close: DEC to close


(Using Taupe)

Round 1: SC 8 in magic loop (8)

Round 2: Inc x 8 (16)

Round 3: *Inc 5, sc 3* X 2 (26)

Round 4: *Sc 2, inc* X 8, sc, inc (35)

Round 5: *SC 4, INC* x 7 (42)

Round 6: SC 3, inc, sc 9, inc, SC 10, INC, SC 9, INC, SC 7 (46)

Round 7: SC 4, hdc, dc 10, hdc, SC 11, hdc, dc 10, hdc, sc 7

(Switching to your white scrap yarn OR white bernat blanket yarn)

Round 8: Slip stitch around the outside, creating the white border.  FO

*If you want a thicker border, SC around the outside instead of slst. 


Round 1: Sc 8 into magic loop (8)

Round 2: Inc x 8 (16)

Round 3: *Sc 3, inc* X 4 (20)

Round 4-10: Sc around for 7 rows

Round 11: *Sc 8, Dec* X 2 (18)

Round 12: *Sc 7, Dec* x 2 (16)

Round 13: *Sc 6, Dec* x 2 (14)

Round 14: *Sc 5, Dec* x 2 (12)

Round 15: Sc around

Round 16-19: Sc 4 more rows

Round 20 to close: DEC to close, FO

Stuff tail lightly

I made the tail curl simply by folding over the top of the tail, and sewing that in place with extra yarn and the tapestry needle. 


Round 1: SC 6 into magic loop (6)

Round 2: Inc 3, sc 3 (9)

Round 3: *Sc, inc* X 3, sc 3 (12)

Rounds 4-6: Sc around

Round 7: *Sc 2, Dec* X 3 (9)


Stuff arms lightly


Round 1: CH 12 and join ends with slip stitch (12)

Round 2: *Sc 3, inc* X 3 (15)

Rounds 3-5: Sc around

Round 6: *Sc 3, Dec* X 3 (12)

Round 7: Inc 4, sc 8 (16)

Round 8: Sc 8, Dec 4 (12)

Round 9-close: Dec to close, FO

Stuff legs

Putting it Together: 

  1. Sew on the shell. Use the markers on the face to make sure it's perfectly at the back. Leave about 4cm at the bottom unsewn - the tail will be sewn about 1cm under the shell. 
  2. Sew on the tail - I like to put the shell over it a bit, which is why we've left that space. 
  3. Sew on the arms and legs

Making the eyes: 

I'm hoping to make a tutorial post about this sometime soon - maybe a video too. 

  1.  Cut the felt to shape. The main part of Squirtle's eyes is all black.
  2.  Cut out the long white highlight, the round white highlight, and the brown lower highlight. 
    1. I like to start a bit larger for all of these and slowly trim them down to size. 
  3. Attach them using fabric glue/a hot glue gun OR you can hand stitch them all together one layer at a time. 
  4. Attach the eyes to the face using glue or hand stitch them on. I like to pin them on first with sewing pins to get the perfect placement. 

Have fun making him!  If you have issues, feel free to ask in the comments and I'll get back to you asap (I'm trying to check in on them more often)

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Giant Bulbasaur Crochet Pattern

 Well hello there.  I know I promised scheduled patterns when I published my Charmander pattern.... but it turns out I have once again underestimated my ability for procrastination.  

On the bright side I've cast on two blankets, a sweater, and started designing yet another knit top.  

On the not so bright side, I'm behind on publishing my Kanto set.  So it's time to get on that.  

Here's Bulbasaur.  Hopefully Squirtle isn't too long off (I know better than to make promises now.)

Enjoy making it!  If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments!

Bulbasaur Crochet Pattern

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What You'll Need:

Bernat blanket yarn in Teal and Green

Dark Teal Felt

Red Felt

White Felt

7mm Crochet Hook


Hot Glue Gun

Tapestry Needle


Row 1: Make a magic loop and SC 8 into it

Row 2: INC x 8 (16 stitches)

Row 3: *SC, INC* x 8 (24 stitches)

Row 4: *SC 2, INC* x 8 (32 stitches)

Row 5: *SC 7, INC* x 4 (36 stitches) 

Row 6-10: SC around

Row 11: INC 2, SC 9, INC 2, SC 23 (40 stitches)

Row 12-13: SC around

Row 14: DEC 13, SC 8, DEC 3 (24 stitches)

Row 15: DEC 7, SC 4, DEC 3 (14 stitches)

Stuff Head

Row 16-close: DEC to close, FO


Row 1: CH 24, join into a loop using a slip stitch

Row 2: SC 5, INC 2, SC 10, INC 2, SC 5 (28 stitches)

Row 3: SC 6, INC 2, SC 12, INC 2, SC 6 (32 stitches) 

Row 4: SC 7, INC 2, SC 14, INC 2, SC 7 (36 stitches) 

Row 5-11: SC around

Row 12-close: DEC to close, FO


Make 4

Row 1: SC 6 into magic loop

Row 2: INC 3, SC 3 (9 stitches)

Row 3: *SC, INC* x 3, SC 3 (12 stitches) 

Row 4: SC 3, INC 3, SC 6 (15 stitches)

Row 5-7: SC around

Row 8: *SC 3, DEC* x 3, FO (12 stitches)


Make 2

Row 1: SC 8 into magic loop

Row 2: *SC, INC* x 4 (12 stitches)

Row 3: *SC 2, INC* x 4, FO (16 stitches)


Row 1: SC 6 into magic loop

Row 2: SC x 6 (6 stitches)

Row 3: INC x 6 (12 stitches)

Row 4: *SC, INC* x 6 (18 stitches)

Row 5: *SC 2, INC* x 6 (24 stitches)

Row 6: *SC 2, INC* x 8 (32 stitches)

Row 7: *SC 3, INC* x 8 (40 stitches)

Row 8: *SC 7, INC* x 5 (45 stitches)

Row 9-12: SC around

Row 13: *SC 2, DEC* x 11, SC

Now, stuff the body, and sew the head onto it.  I find it useful to use sewing pins to confirm the placement.  

Sew the ears onto the head, sew the pod and legs onto the body.  

Lastly, add your felt details!  I've provided some pictures below for felt placement as well as limb placement when sewing stuff on. To attach the felt you can either use fabric/hot glue, or you can hand sew the eyes and markings on using thread. 

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Giant Charmander Crochet Pattern

Hello, everyone! 

I've slowly been going through my most popular patterns to update them and correct any mistakes. If you find an issue in any of my patterns, feel free to leave a comment and I'll correct it when I have time! 

Each of these next three patterns are made using Bernat Blanket yarn. I suggest that you use the recommended yarns, as I haven't tested with any other materials or weights.

If you do try out a different yarn, be sure to let me know how it went in the comments!

The Pattern

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What You'll Need

7mm crochet hook

Bernat blanket Yarn in Pumpkin Spice

Felt in:





-Tapestry Needle

-Glue Gun OR if sewing on the eyes: embroidery thread in green, white, and black. Plus an embroidery needle. 


-Polyester stuffing

Acrylic yarn in:




Head and Body

Round 1: SC 8 into magic loop

Round 2: INC (16)

Round 3: *SC, INC* x 8 (24)

Round 4: *SC 2, INC* x 8 (32)

Round 5-8: SC around

Round 9: INC 3, SC, INC 3, SC 25 (38)

Rounds 10-12: SC around

Round 13: DEC 11, SC 10, DEC 3 (24)

Round 14: DEC 5, SC 12, DEC (18)

Stuff Head

Round 15: *SC 5, INC* x 3 (21)

Round 16: SC 7, *SC, INC* x 7 (28)

Round 17: *SC 6, INC* x 4 (32)

Rounds 18-26: SC around

Round 27: *SC, DEC* x 11  

DEC to close, stuff body before it's fully closed, FO


Round 1: SC 6 in magic loop

Round 2: INC (12)

Rounds 3-5: SC around

Round 6: DEC 4, INC 4 (12)

Round 7: SC 7, INC 2, SC 3 (14)

Round 8: SC 9, INC 2, SC 3 (16)

Round 9: SC, DEC 2, SC 5, INC 2, SC 4

Round 9: DEC 4, SC 6, DEC (11)

Stuff legs

DEC to close, FO


SC 5 into magic loop

INC (10)

SC 4 rows

DEC, SC 3, DEC, SC 3 (8)


Stuff Arms


Round 1: SC 4 in magic loop

Round 2: INC 2, SC 2 (6)

Round 3: SC, INC 2, SC 3 (8)

Round 4: SC 2, INC 2, SC 4 (10)

Round 5: SC 3, INC 2, SC 3, DEC (11) *the next few rows overlap into the next row a bit. This is on purpose to put the DEC at the bottom of the tail

Round 6: SC 4, INC, SC 2, INC, SC 3, DEC (13)

Round 7: SC around 

Round 8: SC 4, INC 2, SC 5, DEC (13)

Round 9: SC 5, INC 2, SC 5, DEC (14)

Round 10: SC 5, INC, SC, INC, SC 5, DEC (15)

Round 11: SC around

Putting it all Together

At this point I made the flame for the tail. I took acrylic yarn in orange, yellow, and red, and unraveled it giving it a looser, softer look, I tied a large knot in it, and put it through the magic loop in the tip of the tail. If the loop was still too loose I tightened it at this point.

I then sewed the tail on, and cut the beige felt to size to cover the tummy and underside of the tail. Then I just glued it on. 


Next sew your arms and legs on, weaving in all ends as you go (including the tail end.

For the eyes I examined many pictures of Charmander until I found my favourite design, and cut the pieces of felt out. Set them up before you glue them together to make sure they're perfect.

Glue the eyes together, and stick them on your Charmander.

And you're done!

Let me know in the comments if you have any questions, if I missed a step, or if anything was unclear. 

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Stay safe and healthy <3  

A Child Pattern

Hello, all! This following pattern is unlabeled, and is the pattern only. I've made it for an educational
reference, and as such I can't provide step-by-step photos.
(I'm trying to avoid any issues with copyright, so I apologize if this is challenging for beginners to make.)

Want to see how I make things? I often post progress photos in my instagram stories

These patterns take time to design and write out. If you enjoyed using my pattern, please consider supporting me by paying what you can for the pattern by using the "buy me a coffee" button to the right. 

SC = Single crochet
INC = Single crochet increase
DEC = Single crochet decrease
FO = Fasten off
CH = Chain
slst = slip stitch

*SC 3, dec* x 4 = single crochet for 3 stitches, decrease once. Repeat the directions in the **'s 4 times.

Needle felter
Loops and threads Charisma in: (I JUST FIXED THIS, I HAD THE WRONG NAME)
-Sage (1-2 balls)
-Pecan (1 ball)
-Taupe (1 ball)
Light pink roving
Dark brown roving
White Roving
Polyester stuffing
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends/sewing doll together
18mm safety eyes
4mm crochet hook (this was used for everything)


Rnd 1: Using the magic loop technique, CH 8 into it. (There’s tons of Youtube tutorials if you don’t
know what this is. 
Rnd 2: INC x 8 (16 stitches total)
Rnd 3: *INC 4, SC 4* x 2 (24 stitches total)
Rnd 4: SC 2, INC 4, SC 8, INC 4, SC 6 (32 stitches total)
*If you place stitch markers right in the middle of the increase sections on both sides, you'll know exactly where the sides of the head are. This helps with placing the eyes.
Rnd 5: SC 3, *SC, INC* x 3, SC 10, *INC, SC* x 3, SC 7 (38 stitches total)
Rnd 6: SC 7, INC, SC, INC, SC 16, INC, SC, INC, SC 9 (42 stitches total)
Rnd 7-13: SC
Rnd 14: *SC 5, DEC* x 6 (36)
Rnd 15: *SC 4, DEC* x 6 (30)
Rnd 16: *SC 3, DEC* x 6 (24)

Place eyes 11 rows down, about 10 rows apart. I also put an oval of dark brown felt behind the eyes.
(Although I ended up needle felting even more dark brown around the eyes later).
**Make sure the eyes are centered! (With the increase sections at the sides of the head)

Stuff the head.

Rnd 17: SC 3, DEC 4, SC 4, DEC 4, SC (16)
Rnd 18: SC (16)
Rnd 19: *SC 3, INC* x 4 (20)
Rnd 20: *SC 4, INC* x 4 (24)
Rnd 21: *SC 5, INC* x 4 (28)
Rnd 22: *SC 6, INC* x 4 (32)
Rnd 23-30: SC 
*Last row, make sure you SC to middle of back

Stuff the body/finish stuffing the head.

Divide for legs
You should be at the back.  SC at the front, so you now have two rounds of 16 stitches.

Here's an example of this technique from another pattern:

Leg Rnd 1-6: SC around (16 stitches total)
Rnd 7: *INC 3 (in 1 stitch), SC 2* x 3 across the front of the foot. SC across the back (25 stitches total)
Rnd 8: SC (25)
Rnd 9: DEC to close

Repeat for the other leg, stuffing the body/legs as you go.


Rnd 1: CH 10, join with a slst. (to make a loop)
Rnd 2: *SC 4, INC* x 2 (12 stitches total)
Rnd 3-11: SC (12)

using the same technique as the divide for legs, make three fingers 4 around.  

For each finger you'll SC 3, DEC.  FO. You can also just make 3 magic loops (of 4 SC each)

Rnd 1: CH 16
Rnd 2: SC 7, INC 2, SC 7 (18)
Rnd 3: SC 8, INC 2, SC 8 (20)
Rnd 4-7: SC
Rnd 8: SC 9, DEC, SC 9 (19)
Rnd 9: SC 8, DEC, SC 9 (18)
Rnd 10: SC 8, DEC, SC 8 (17)
Rnd 11: SC 8, DEC, SC 7 (16)
Rnd 12: SC 7, DEC, SC 7 (15)
Rnd 13: SC 6, DEC, SC 7 (14)
Rnd 14: SC 5, DEC 2, SC 5 (12)
Rnd 15: SC 4, DEC 2, SC 4 (10)
Rnd 16: SC 3, DEC 2, SC 3 (8)
Rnd 17: SC 2, DEC 2, SC 2 (6)
close: DEC to close, FO

Sew the ears to the head, and the arms to the body (at the shoulders.)

Now for the details. I used needle felting, but without step-by-step photos here, I strongly recommend you use reference photos.

Here's a video on needle felting for those of you who are beginners:

To needle felt ears, I simply took some light pink roving, and slowly added layers. I wanted a faded effect, so many layers is best! When needle felting I also find it helpful to step back and look at my work.

The face was the trickiest part. To achieve ridges/raised areas you need to make many layers. I find it helpful to make loose "sausages" from the felt, and felt that in with my needle felter. Then I'll add thinner layers to blend everything together.
* If you can't find felt in the same colour as your face, use your yarn and just unravel and brush it!

Felt can be REALLY packed down, so if something doesn't look right, just continue to felt until the shape is correct.

Worst case scenario, pry the felted layers off and start fresh.

I also like to add more eye details, like little white accents at the outside corners.

A Little Jacket
with brown yarn
Row 1: CH 38
Row 2: In 3rd CH from hook DC. Continue to DC across. (36 stitches)
Row 3: CH 2, DC 9, CH 4 (skipping 4 stitches below), DC 9, CH 4 (skipping 4), DC 10. (36 stitches)
This makes the arm holes
Row 4-10: DC across (36 stitches)

Going back to the top of your work, attach your beige yarn to the start of Row 1, and work across as follows:
Row 1a: CH 3, TC 8, DC 6, SC 8, DC 6, TC 8
This will start to make a beige collar
Row 2a-3a: DC across

For the arms, reattach the brown yarn at the arm holes, and DC around 12. DC 2 more rounds.
DC 1 round at the end in beige. FO

Weave in all ends, and you've made a little jacket!

This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not share it as your own, or sell it or any parts of it.

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