Monday, December 26, 2016

Crochet Handgun/Pistol -- Free Pattern

My oldest grandson, Jacob, has been asking me for months to crochet him a pistol/handgun.  He likes pretending he's a cop.  So, this morning, I finally sit down and worked up a basic pattern.  I will post the free pattern on my blog for anyone who is interested in making one.








Crochet Handgun/Pistol:

Materials:
--#4 worsted weight yarn in black (or color of choice)
--4mm hook
--poly-fil
--tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
Ch = chain
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
HDC = Half Double crochet (yarn over and insert hook into ch or st, yarn over, pull through ch or st; yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook)
Sk = skip
St = stitch
Inc = increase
Dec = decrease
Ext sc = extended single crochet (insert hook into ch or st, yarn over, pull thru ch or st, yarn over and pull through 1 loop on the hook, yarn over and pull through both loops on the hook)

Instructions:
(Make 2)
1.  Ch 6.  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across.  (5)
2.  Ch 1.  Sc across. (5)
3.  Ch 3.  Sc in 2nd ch and across.  (7)
4.  Ch 1.  Sc across (7)
5.  Ch 1.  Sc across until last st.  Inc sc in last st.  (8)
6.  Ch 1.  Sc across.  (8)
7.  Dec sc, sc in the next 5 st and inc sc in last st.  (8)
8.  Ch 1.  Sc across.  (8)
9.  Dec sc, sc in the next 5 st and inc sc in last st.  (8)
10.  Ch 7.  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across.  (14)
11.  Dec sc, sc in next 7 st, sl st in next 2 st, ext sc in next st, sl st in next 2 st.  Turn.  (13)
12.  Ch 2.  Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next st, ch 4, ext sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, sk 2 ch and 3 st, sc in next 9 st, dec sc the last 2 st together.  (13)
13.  Sc inc, sc in next 12 st.  (14)
14.  Ch 9.  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and remaining 7 ch.  Sc in each st across.  (22)
15.  Ch 4.  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and remaining 2 ch.  Inc sc in first st.  Sc across.  (25)
16.  Ch 1.  Dec sc.  Sc across.  (24)
17.  Ch 1.  Sc in first st, HDC in next 2 st, sc in next 11 st, sl st in next 7 st, sc in next st and dec sc last 2 st together.  (23)

Fasten off.  Leave a long tail for sewing.

Assembly:
Using a tapestry needle, join the 2 pieces together.  Stuff with poly-fil as you go.

If you have any questions, please comment or email me.

Copyright:
This is my original design.  Make, give or sale any completed items.  I just ask that you give me credit as the designer.  Please do not copy my pattern but link back to my blog.  Thanks so much.

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