Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced.
Crochet Hook: Size 8 mm & Size 4 mm
Yarn A Double Bulky Yarn /Size 6/14 PLY: Lion Brand Hometown USA (Note this yarn calls for 10 mm hook. I’ve used 8 mm hook so the holes between the stitches are minimal. If your store doesn’t stock this yarn you should be able to substitute it with any other yarn that calls for 10 mm hook. Just check your gauge/tension.)
Colour A: White 86g (3oz) ~ 45-55m (49-60 yd)
Yarn B: Twilleys Goldfingering, 4-Ply, 25g (0.9oz) ~ 100 m, 80% Viscose, 20% Polyester.
Color B – Silver 005
Color C – Gold 002
Yarn B Substitutes: Anchor Artiste Metallic, Sheepjes Lizzy, Plymounth Yarn Gold Rush
Other: Polyester Hollowfibre filling – this is a standard toy and pillow stuffing (around 23g).
Tools Needed: yarn needle, standard needle, scissors, stitch marker, row counter, and small piece of black felt.
9 stitches and 10 rows to 10 cm x 10 cm (4 x 4 in) over single crochet using 8mm hook.
Holder body: 14 cm (5.5 in) wide x 12 cm (4.5 in) deep x 13 cm (5 in) high.
Note that this pattern is already available for free on my blog. There is also a video tutorial available for this pattern on my YouTube channel.