Bongo's Bingo Willy Warmer
Dec. 22, 2021
Do you love to crochet and are you still stuck for a last minute Christmas gift this year? Well, we’ve got the perfect, make-it-yourself gift to give your special loved one this year.
Introducing… the Bongo’s Bingo Willy Warmer.
With temperatures set to plummet this winter, it’s important to keep what’s important to you safe. The Bongo’s Bingo Willy Warmer will ensure your bits stay safe and comfortable right through til spring.
Follow the simple pattern below, make yours and give someone the best possible gift this year.
Materials: I hook and Bright Pink, Worsted Weight Yarn
MC-Magic Circle or you can also chain 4 and join into a ring
Shaft - Do not join, worked in continuous rounds
MC, CH 1, do not count as first stitch
Rnd 1: 5 SC into MC (5 sts)
Rnd 2: INC around (10 sts)
Rnd 3: 1 SC, 1 INC (15 sts)
Rnd 4: 2 SC, 1 INC (20 sts)
Rnd 5: Continue at 20 SC until desired shaft length is reached
Ball Sack - Do not join, worked in continuous rounds
MC, ch 1, do not count as first stitch
Rnd 1: 6 into MC (6 sts)
Rnd 2: INC around (12 sts)
Rnd 3: 1 SC, 1 SC INC (18 sts)
Rnd 4: 2 SC, 1 INC (24 sts)
Rnd 5: 3 SC, 1 INC (30 sts)
Rnd 6 - 10: Complete 4 rows of 30 SC (30 sts)
Rnd 11: Last row Add a decrease in each corner of the sack freehand or follow this pattern for the decrease row DEC, 5 SC, DEC, 5 SC, DEC, 6 SC, DEC, 6 SC (4 decreases total) (26 sts)
Assembly and Drawstring Holes
Attach shaft to balls with 6 stitches or 6 SC
Attach yarn in the middle back of sack and complete 3 joined rounds of SC around entire piece. Join your rows with slip stitch and ch 1, do not count as first stitch at beginning of rows (36 sts)
Drawstring Hole Row - This row is done in Double Crochet Stitch so you can loop the string throughout the stitches as you please with ease.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, 36 DC (36 DC)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 36 SC (36 SC)
Chain desired length for drawstring.
And there you have it! You’ve got your very own Bongo’s Bingo Willy Warmer. We know whoever you give it to this Christmas will treasure it forever.
Credit to Hobo Hooker for creating this pattern.