Mother of Dragons – Crochet Hand Puppets

Issue 85 dragon hand puppets

Hit the road Punch and Judy, here are Dante and Daphne! These hand-operated thespians from issue 85 are just the thing for an impromptu bit of theatre – is the world ready for an all-dragon retelling of Romeo and Juliet?

Created in the amigurumi style, these intermediate makes are designed for adult-sized hands, but could be scaled down by subbing the aran-weight yarn with DK or 4ply cotton. For adventurous hooksters, the pattern is just a jumping off point – try adding spikes, teeth, a plume of fire that unrolls from under the tongue… the possibilities are endless!  



To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Solids (100% cotton, 70.9g/109m)

For Dante

Red (00095), Hot Orange (01628)

For Daphne

Blueberry (01725), Grape (00071)

4 safety eyes, 12mm

A 4mm (US G/6) hook

A 4.5mm (US 7) hook

Stitch markers

For yarn stockists contact Readicut on 01162 713759 or visit www.readicut.co.uk

You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing project in issue 85


Simply Crochet issue 85 is available both in-store and online. You can check our stockists’ details here to find your nearest copy, or if you’d rather shop online you can buy individual issues from our back issues website here.

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Hit the road Punch and Judy, here are Dante and Daphne! These hand-operated thespians from issue 85 are just the thing for an impromptu bit of theatre – is the world ready for an all-dragon retelling of Romeo and Juliet? Created in the amigurumi style, these intermediate makes are designed for adult-sized hands, but could be scaled down by subbing the aran-weight yarn with DK or 4ply cotton. For adventurous hooksters, the pattern is just a jumping off point – try adding spikes, teeth, a plume of fire that unrolls from under the tongue… the possibilities are endless!

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