How to crochet a little witchy tea light

Halloween

Crochet for Halloween, we can’t ignore it, it’s a great time to crochet little spooky, witchy, pumpkin-like gadgets. I started looking for some inspiration! What I love most are witches, especially their hats, but I also like pumpkins, and the pumpkin soup too!

Ben je meer vertrouwd met de Nederlandse taal, klik dan hier.

Since I recently crocheted beanies, I choose witch hats!

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Do you also remember I made little snowmen for Christmas last year? These little snowmen gave me the idea to crochet witch hats with a tea light! Winter is coming and the days are getting shorter, so a little light in the evening makes the room more atmospheric. But if you don’t have an LED tea light, you can easily make it without!

I hope you have fun with this pattern!

Pattern little snowman
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Pattern

The hat exist of two parts, the top of the hat and the brume. You have to start with the top of the hat.

Materials

  • light weight cotton like drops safran black and orange.
  • hook 3
  • a little tea LED light, several online stores have this in stock!
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Gauge

22 stitches in a row and 25 rows makes a square of 10 by 10 cm

Pattern

Like I mentioned earlier the hat consists of 2 parts. First part is the top and after the top the brume is crocheted at the bottom of the top of the hat.

Top of the hat

tourcolorstitchesnumber of decreasestotal number of stitchesRemarks
0BlackChain with 20 stitches 20Start with a chain fo 20 stitches and close with a slip stitch. Check if the ring closes tight around the light. As much as you think the light will stay inside when the hat is hanged up.
1BlackSingle crochets030Make 30 single crochets in the ring
2orangeSingle crochets030 
3BlackSingle crochets030 
4OrangeSingle crochets and chains1515So start with 1 chains, skip a single crochet  of the previous tour and crochet first a losse followed by a single crochet. Do this 15 times.
5BlackSingle crochets015Crochet 15 single crochets in each single crochet of the previous tour.
6.OrangeSingle crochets015Same as tour 5
7.BlackSingle crochets015Same as 5
8OrangeSingle crochets015Same as 5
9BlackSingle crochets015Same as 6
10OrangeSingle crochets015Same as 5
11BlackSingle crochets015Same as 6
12OrangeSingle crochets213Skip a single crochet and work a single crochet, repeat to end of round, fasten with a slip stitch.
13BlackSingle crochets310Single crochets on every single crochet,  fasten with a slip stitch.
14OrangeSingle crochets55Skip a single crochet and work a single crochet, repeat to end of round, fasten with a slip stitch.
15BlackSingle crochets05Single crochets on every single crochet, fasten with a slip stitch.
16OrangeSingle crochets23Skip a single crochet and work a single crochet, repeat to end of round, fasten with a slip stitch.
17BlackSingle crochets31Single crochets on every single crochet, fasten with a slip stitch.
18BlackSingle crochets  Close the litle hole with a slip stitch and make 15 chains. Close this chain with a slip stitch and cut the wire

The brume

To crochet the collar, take the bottom of the top of the hat and start crocheting at the bottom of the base ring. As you can see in the chart in round 1, try to make 2 single crochets between each single crochet from the first round of the top of the hat! It is a bit tricky but the result is very nice to see, you get a thick borderline.

tourcolorstitchesnumber of decreasestotal number of stitchesRemarks
1Black  60Make two single crochets between every single crochet of the base ring of the hat. Close with a slip stitch.
2BlackSingle crochets060Make a tour of single crochets in every single crochet. Close with a slip stitch.
3BlackSingle crochets060Make a tour of single crochets in every single crochet. Close with a slip stitch.
4BlackSingle crochets3090Start with two single crochets in the first single crochet, crochet a single crochet in one single crochet two times, again two single crochets in one single crochet and two times a single crochet in the next 2 single crochets. Repeat this until the end of the brum. Close with a slip stitch.

Now all that’s left to do is tuck in the ends and put in the LED tea light!

If you encounter some problems in this pattern, don’t hesitate to contact me!

xox and many witchy greetings,

Greet

PS. I’ve also got another halloween pattern, my own pumpkin patterns. Here you get a glimpse of them!

Two pumpkin crochet patterns in one, from easy to more difficult!
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