Oh, how the days fly by! I was sifting through my yarn stash the other day and stumbled upon this bright yellow yarn. And guess what? It took me on a nostalgia trip. Remember those golden days of playing Super Mario? The joy of hitting that iconic question block and the anticipation of what would pop out? A coin, a mushroom, or perhaps a star? Well, I decided to relive that magic in yarn.
I must say, crocheting this pattern was like playing the game itself – filled with excitement and challenges at every stitch. Bringing this cube of surprise to life, with its distinct pixelated question mark, was sheer joy. Every weave and loop I made felt like unlocking a memory from the pixelated world of Super Mario.
For all those who’ve ever been engrossed in Mario’s adventures or simply wish to add a quirky touch to their spaces, this pattern is the real deal. Dive in, and you’ll find it’s not just a crochet project, but a warp pipe into a world of memories.
Pattern Designer: Guichai Dolls
- 3 mm crochet hook
- Sport cotton yarn (2,2 mm) in white and yellow colors
- Felt fabric or cardboard
Sc – sincle crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
Sl st – slip stitch
Ch – chain
St – stitch
Turn – turn over the workplace
Crochet on the chain foundation can be done by crochet in the back hump of the chain. It will help not to have holes in the middle of the workpiece and look more beautiful.
Use yellow yarn. Begin 13 cains for foundation.
Row 1: 1 ch, 13 sc (on 13 ch) (13)
Row 2-14: 1 ch turn, 13 sc (13)
Crochet around the workpiece.
Row 15: *1 ch mark this stitch, 13 sc,
1 ch mark this stitch, 13 sc
1 ch mark this stitch, skip 1 stitch, 13 sc,
1 ch mark this stitch, 13 sc, sl st with *1ch
Leave a long yarn tail for sewing (30 cm).
Use white yarn. Begin 19 chains for foundation.
Row 1: (on 19 ch)
1 ch, 2 sc, 2 dec, sc, inc, 3 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 2 sc, 1 ch, sl st with foundation (20)
Hide yarn end.
Dot: begin 1 ch for foundation 1 ch, sc, sl st with foundation.
Hide yarn end.
- Cut the felt slightly smaller than the workpiece
- Glue all 6 on the back (to make it easier to shape.
- Attach the puzzle to the front.
- Sew 5 pieces together as shown.
- Sew the edges by hooking a single thread on the inside of each piece, to make the outer line edges of the box.
- Fill up with polyester and sew the top or if you want the box to be able to open, only sew the edge on one side.