*Disclaimer: this mask is not a medical device, it is meant to be worn as a mask cover (to make those surgical masks a little prettier).
Crocheting in a pandemic is the one thing that brings me solace. Creating something beautiful gives me a sense of accomplishment. We all feel a bit powerless right now and to counteract that feeling I decided to spice up my surgical mask with something that makes me feel more powerful.
So I crocheted a Wonder Woman face mask covering! I want to channel my personal power and take back some of the uncertainty, as well as make people smile a bit. I am always here to help work through my patterns, if you would like to join my pattern support group, you can find that here…
- Beginner level
- Easy Stitches
- Fun to make
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Wonder Woman Crochet Mask Cover
A little bit about the yarn…
Lion Brands 24/7 cotton is the perfect yarn for this project. it is 100% mercanized cotton, washable, breathable, and comes in plenty of fun and bright colors.
+ Skill Level
10 sc x 12 rows = 2”/5 cm
Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.
Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton, medium weight #4 yarn (100% mercanized cotton, 186 yds/ 170 m per 3.5 oz/100 g skein)
- 1 skein Navy – 110
- 1 skein Red – 113
- 1 skein Goldenrod – 158
- 1 skein White – 100
Final Twist: Z-plied, medium weight # 4 (100% mercanized cotton, 186 yds / 170 m per 3.5 oz /100 g skein)
Hook & Other Materials:
- US Size G (4 mm) crochet hook
- Measuring Tape
- Yarn Needle
+ Sizes/Finished Measurements
8.25” W X 4.5 “ H
|sl st||slip stitch|
|fsc||foundation single crochet|
|sc5tog||single crochet 5 together|
|BLO||back loop only|
|FLO||front loop only|
+ Stitch Guide:
sc – single crochet
Insert hook in indicated stitch, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through both loops on hook.
Create a slip knot, ch 2, insert hook in 1st chain. yo, draw up a loop. ch 1, yo, draw through both loops on hook. (2nd st) insert hook in bottom two loops of ch 1. yo, draw up a loop, ch 1, yo, draw through both loops (2 fsc created).
sc5tog – single crochet 5 together
Insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up a loop. *insert hook in next st, yo, draw up a loop*, repeat from * 5 times total; yo and draw through all loops on hook.
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+ Pattern Notes – Please Read:
The mask is worked in mostly single crochet with a few decreases in the W section of the mask. The W is worked separate and sewn to the main body of the mask.
Ready? Let’s Make it!
Using Navy- fsc 36
Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in ea st across – 36 sc.
Row 2 – 16: Repeat row 1, change to Red at end of row 16.
Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc (BLO) in ea st across – 36 sc.
Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc in ea st across – 36 sc.
Row 19 – 23: Repeat row 18.
Cut, tie, and weave in all tails.
Place mask RS up, attach Navy yarn in top leftmost corner.
Row 1: Ch 1, sc 1 in same as join, sc 25 along top of each row along the side, sc 1 extra in last row – 26 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc 1 in 1st sc, ch 1, skip 1, sc 1, across to end, sc 1 in last st – 14 sc, 12 ch-1 sps.
Cut, tie-off, and weave in all tails.
Chain 70, cut, tie-off and weave in tails.
Thread ties through the chain spaces.
I embroidered 7 stars along the bottom row, about 3 stitches apart, the second row has 6 stars staggered. The third row up has 7 and fall in line with the first row of stars on the bottom.
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Wonder Woman W:
Using Goldenrod, ch 50.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 chs (10 sc), sc 2 in next ch, sc in next 4 chs, sc5tog, sc in next 4 chs, sc 5 in next ch, sc in next 4 chs, sc5tog, sc in next 4 chs, sc 2 in next ch, sc in next 10 chs – 47 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 1 in next ch, sc (FLO) in next 10 sts – 12 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, loosely sl st in next 12 sc – 12 sl sts.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 1 in next ch, sc in in next 12 sl sts (14 sc), (all of these stitches will be made in BLO); sc 3 in next sc on Row 1, sc in next 3 sts, sc5tog, sc in next 4 sts, sc 3 in next st, sc in next 4 sts, sc5tog, sc in next 3 sts, sc 3 in next st, sc in next 10 sts – 49 sts.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 1 in next ch, sl st in next 11 sts – 2 sc, 11 sl sts.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, skip 1st sl st, sc in next 12 sts – 12 sc.
Cut, tie-off, and weave in all tails.
Lay mask flat with RS facing you. Place the W with bottom of the wings flush to top ridge of BLO row 16 (make sure no blue is showing through as pictured below). Using gold, sew along bottom edges and around, leaving the outermost edge of the wing unsewn, continue around like diagram. Cut, tie-off, and weave in all tails.
Congratulations! You Are Finished!
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