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{ Boo, the Ghost... }

Materials
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook
- Tapestry needle
- A pair of safety eyes
- Polyfiber fill  

Colors
- White for the body.
- A bit of pink to embroider the mouth.
- Black and orange for the hat.

Abbreviations
st = stitch
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet

Ready?

It's best to begin knitting Boo's base. You'll see why... 

Base
(Using white...)
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3.Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
Do not close. Break the yarn leaving a really (REALLY!) long tail. Set aside.
Body 
(Using white...)
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
8. to 16. Crochet 42 sc
17. Crochet *5 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (36)
18. to 20. Crochet 36 sc
21. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
22. Crochet 30 sc
(Now place the safety eyes and embroider the mouth...)
23. Crochet *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
24. to 26. Crochet 36 sc
27. ONLY through front loops, Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
{Stop. Stuff firmly.}
Now take the base and place it under the body. Join it by making 36 slst using the 36 back loops of row 27. Break the yarn and weave in ends.
Now, let's continue with the body, through the 42 stitches of row 27.
28. Crochet 42 sc
29. Crochet *6 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (48)
30. Crochet *1 slst, 1 sc, 1 hdc + dc + hdc in the same following stitch, 1 sc*, repeat *
Close. Break the yarn and weave in ends...

Arms
{Make two, using white...}
1. Chain 2. Insert hook in second chain from hook and crochet 4 sc.
2. Crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (8)
3. to 6. Crochet 8 sc
7. Press the opening with your fingers and crochet together both opposite sides with 4 sc
Close. Break the yarn and leave a long tail to sew to body

Little hat
(Start with orange...)
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 6 sc
3. Change to black and crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (12)
4. Crochet 12 sc
5. Change to orange and crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
6. Crochet 18 sc
7. Change to black and, only through back loops, crochet *2 sc in each st*, repeat * (36)
8. Crochet *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (48)
9. Crochet 48 sc 
Close. Break the yarn and leave a long tail to sew to head.
Add a small black pompon to the tip of the hat…

Congratulations! You are done!

© 2014 - Boo, the ghost, is a design by Carla Mitrani for {Amour Fou} – All rights reserved. This pattern is for personal use ONLY. This pattern or parts of it must not be reproduced or published (printed or online), altered, resold or used for commercial purposes without authorization. You can neither reproduce, publish, alter, sell or use for commercial purposes FINISHED DOLLS made with this pattern without authorization. Thank you!