Saturday, November 30, 2013

Umbreon Pattern




This Pokemon pattern is for the dark type Eevee evolution, Umbreon. The solid red eyes I used are from 6060, Hand Painted Pearl-tallic Safety Eyes in the color Pearl Lava Red. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of 6 inches with the ears. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Black
    - Bright Yellow

Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid red safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 



Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head:
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] x2, sc, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, inc, sc, change color to Black, sc, inc, [sc, sc, inc] x2    (24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2, sc, sc, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, inc, sc, change color to Black, sc, sc, inc, [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2    (30)
Rnd 6:    [sc] x13, change color to Bright Yellow, sc, change color to Black, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, sc, change color to Black, [sc] x14    (30)
Rnd 7:    [sc] x13, change color to Bright Yellow, sc, sc, sc, change color to Black, [sc] x14    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x10    (32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11    (34)
Rnd10:    [sc] x12, inc, [sc] x3, [inc] x2, [sc] x3, inc, [sc] x12    (38)
Rnd 11:    [sc] x18, [inc] x2, [sc] x18    (40)
Rnd 12:    [sc] x18, [dec] x2, [sc] x18    (38)
Rnd 13:    [sc] x17, [dec] x2, [sc] x17    (36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around    (24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around    (12)

Stuff head and fasten off. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9. Using Black yarn embroider an X over the black center stitch of the yellow oval.  


Ears (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:     [sc, sc, inc] around    (8)
Begin Stuffing.  
Rnd 5-6:    Change color to Yellow, [sc] around    (8)
Rnd 7-9:    Change color to Black, [sc] around    (8)
Rnd 10:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (6)
Stuff and fasten off. Sew ears to head.  

  



Body:
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc] around    (18)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 6-16:    [sc] around    (24)

Begin stuffing.  
Rnd 17:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (18)
Rnd 18:    [sc, dec] around    (12)
Rnd 19:    [dec] around    (6)

Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew head to upper back of body.  

Legs (make 4):
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-6:    [sc] around    (6)

Begin stuffing.  
Rnd 7:    [sc, inc] around    (9)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x6, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x3    (9)
Rnd 9:    Change color to Black, [sc] x6, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x3    (9)
Rnd 10:    Change color to Black, [sc] x6, change color to Bright Yellow, sc, change color to Black, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, sc    (9)

Continue stuffing.  
Rnd 11:    Change color to Black, [sc] x6, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x3     (9)
Rnd 12:   
Change color to Black, [sc, dec] around    (6)
Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew legs to body. Using Black yarn embroider an X over the black center stitch of the yellow oval.  




Tail:
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:    [sc, inc] around    (9)
Rnd 5-6:    [sc] around    (9)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 7:    Change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 8:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (12)
Rnd 9:    [sc] around    (12)
Rnd 10-11:    Change color to Black, [sc] around    (12)

Continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (9)
Rnd 13-14:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 15:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff and fasten off. Sew to back of body.   






Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Espeon Pattern


The next Pokemon pattern is a big hit in my family, the psychic Eevee evolution Espeon. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of 6 inches with the ears. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Pale Plum
    - Cherry Red

I Love This Yarn brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Grape

Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid black safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 



Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head:
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2, sc, sc, sc, first sc of inc, change color to Cherry Red, second sc of inc, sc, change color to Pale Plum, sc, sc, inc, [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2    (30)
Rnd 6:    [sc] x14, change color to Cherry Red, sc, sc, change color to Pale Plum, [sc] x14    (30)
Rnd 7:    [sc] around    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x10    (32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11    (34)
Rnd10:    [sc] x12, inc, [sc] x3, [inc] x2, [sc] x3, inc, [sc] x12    (38)
Rnd 11:    [sc] x18, [inc] x2, [sc] x18    (40)
Rnd 12:    [sc] x18, [dec] x2, [sc] x18    (38)
Rnd 13:    [sc] x17, [dec] x2, [sc] x17    (36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around    (24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around    (12)

Stuff head and fasten off. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9.   

Ears (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:    Change color to Grape, sc, inc, change color to Pale Plum, [sc, inc] x2    (9)
Rnd 5:    Change color to Grape, [sc] x3, change color to Pale Plum, [sc] x6    (9)
Rnd 6:    Change color to Grape, sc, sc, inc, change color to Pale Plum, [sc, sc, inc] x2    (12)
Rnd 7-10:    Change color to Grape, [sc] x4, change color to Pale Plum, [sc] x8    (12)
Fasten off. Flatten and slightly curve ears inward, sew to top sides of head.   

Whiskers (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (9)
Rnd 4-5:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 6:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff and fasten off. Sew to sides of head.   
 



Body:
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc] around    (18)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 6-16:    [sc] around    (24)

Begin stuffing.  
Rnd 17:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (18)
Rnd 18:    [sc, dec] around    (12)
Rnd 19:    [dec] around    (6)

Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew head to upper back of body.  




Legs (make 4):
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-6:    [sc] around    (6)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 7:    [sc, inc] around    (9)
Rnd 8-11:    [sc] around    (9)

Continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew legs to body.    




Tail:
The tail consists of a main piece and a branch piece.


Main (make 1)
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Begin stuffing throughout the following rounds.  
Rnd 2-24:    [sc] around    (6)

Stuff and fasten off.   

Branch (make 1)
Rnd 1:    With Pale Plum: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-8:    [sc] around    (6)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 9:    [sc] x3    (3)

Stuff and fasten off. Sew to main part of tail so that both ends are at the same height. Position extra sc’s from Rnd 9 at the outer bottom so that branch looks like it is slanted out from main tail.   




Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Squirtle Pattern


Finishing out the Kanto starters is the water type, Squirtle. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of a little over 5 inches. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Light Blue
    - White
    - Pale Yellow

    - Cafe Latte
Embroidery yarn:
    - Black
Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid black safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 

 

Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head & Body:
Rnd 1:    With Light Blue: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around   
(12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around    (30)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x10    (32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11    (34)
Rnd10:    [sc] x12, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x12    (36)
Rnd 11-13:    [sc] around    (36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around    (24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around    (12)
Stuff head. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9. With Black: embroider smile.  
Rnd 16:    Change color to Pale Yellow, [sc] around   
(12)
Rnd 17:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 18:    [sc] around    (18)
Rnd 19:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 20:    [sc] around    (24)
Rnd 21:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around    (30)
Rnd 22-26:    [sc] around    (30)
Begin stuffing body.   
Rnd 27:    [sc, sc, sc, dec] around   
(24)
Rnd 28:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (18)
Rnd 29:    [sc, dec] around    (12)
Rnd 30:    [dec] around    (6)
Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off.   
Using Black: embroider the front of the body with the inner shell pattern (Make sure the ends of the embroidery will be hidden under the arms and legs. It may be helpful to make the arms/legs first and pin them into position).    





Shell:
Rnd 1:    With Café Latte: sc x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around   
(12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around   
(18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] around   
(24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around   
(30)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around   
(30)
Rnd 8:    Change color to White, [sc] around    (30)
Fasten off, stuff, and sew to back of body.    







Arms/Legs (make 4):
Rnd 1:    With Light Blue: sc x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3-5:    [sc] around    (12)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 6:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (9)
Rnd 7-11:    [sc] around    (9)

Continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew arms/legs to body.




Tail:
Rnd 1:    With Light Blue: [sc] x7 in magic ring, leaving a long tail of string through the middle    (7)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (7)

Carefully pull tail of yarn through the middle so it is on the outside, begin stuffing.   
Rnd 4-11:    sc, dec, sc, sc, inc, sc    (7)

Pull tail of yarn from the beginning through the tail between rows 8 and 9 and secure it so that the tail curls, continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12-16:    [sc] around    (7)

Finish stuffing and sew to lower back of body under the shell with the opening pinched shut and the curl facing down.    





Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Charmander Pattern


The next pattern is the fire type starter for the Kanto region, Charmander. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of a little over 5 inches. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Pumpkin
    - Pale Yellow
    - Cherry Red
    - Bright Yellow
    - White
Embroidery yarn:

    - Black
Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid black safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 

 

Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head & Body:
Rnd 1:    With Pumpkin: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around    (30)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x10    (32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11    (34)
Rnd 10:    [sc] x12, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x12    (36)
Rnd 11-13:    [sc] around    (36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around    (24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around    (12)

Stuff head. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9. With Black: embroider smile.  
Rnd 16:    [sc] around    (12)
Rnd 17:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 18:    [sc] around    (18)
Rnd 19:    [sc, sc, inc] x2, sc, sc, change color to Pale Yellow, inc, sc, sc, inc, change color to Pumpkin,  [sc, sc, inc] x2    (24)
Rnd 20:    [sc] x10, change color to Pale Yellow, [sc] x6, change color to Pumpkin, [sc] x8    (24)
Rnd 21:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2, sc, sc, change color to Pale Yellow, sc, inc, sc, sc, sc, inc, change color to Pumpkin, [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2    (30)
Rnd 22-26:    [sc] x12, change color to Pale Yellow, [sc] x8, change color to Pumpkin, [sc] x10    (30)

Begin stuffing body.  
Rnd 27:    [sc, sc, sc, dec] x2, sc, sc, change color to Pale Yellow, sc, dec, sc, sc, sc, dec, change color to Pumpkin, [sc, sc, sc, dec] x2    (24)
Rnd 28:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (18)
Rnd 29:    [sc, dec] around    (12)
Rnd 30:    [dec] around    (6)

Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off.   




Arms/Legs (make 4):
Rnd 1:    With Pumpkin: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3-5:    [sc] around    (12)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 6:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (9)
Rnd 7-11:    [sc] around    (9)

Continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew arms/legs to body. With White: embroider 3 ‘V’s evenly spaced over Rnd 2 for claws on 2 feet.   




Tail:
Rnd 1:    With Pumpkin: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-4:    [sc] around    (6)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 5-7:    dec, sc, inc, sc, sc    (6)
Rnd 8:    [sc,sc,inc] around    (8)
Rnd 9-11:    [sc] around    (8)

Continue stuffing.   
Rnd 12:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around    (10)
Rnd 13:    [sc] around    (10)

With 2 strings each (about 4-5 inches) of Cherry Red, Pumpkin, and Bright Yellow: attach to end of tail with like colors on opposite sides, twist each strand to unravel, trim edges slightly shorter than middle for flame shape. Stuff and sew to lower back of body with bend sticking straight up, and bend tail into position.    








Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Bulbasaur Pattern


If you're starting on a Pokemon adventure you'll need a starter Pokemon. First up for the Kanto region starters is the grass type Bulbasaur. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of a little over 4 inches. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    -
Spring Green
    -
Real Teal
    -
Turqua
    - White
Embroidery yarn:
    - Black
Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid black safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 

 

Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head:
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] x3, change color to Real Teal, inc, change color to Turqua, [inc] x2    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] x3, change color to Real Teal, sc, inc, change color to Turqua, [sc, inc] x2    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] x3, change color to Real Teal, sc, sc, inc, change color to Turqua, [sc, sc, inc] x2    (24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] x2, [sc] x2, change color to Real Teal, sc, change color to Turqua, inc, [sc, sc, sc, inc] x3    (30)
Rnd 6:    [sc] around    (30)
Rnd 7:    [sc] x14, change color to Real Teal, sc, change color to Turqua, [sc] x15    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x3, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x3, inc, [sc] x10    (32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11    (34)
Rnd10:    [sc] x12, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x12    (36)
Rnd 11-13:    [sc] around    (36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around    (24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around    (12)

Stuff head and fasten off. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9. With Black: embroider smile.     

Ears (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x4 in magic ring    (4)
Rnd 2:    [sc, inc] around    (6)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (9)
Fasten off and sew to head   

Body:
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 4:    [sc] around    (18)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 6:    [sc] around    (24)
Rnd 7:    sc, sc, sc, inc, [sc] x2, change color to Real Teal, sc, inc, change color to Turqua, [sc, sc, sc, inc] x4    (30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x7, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x4, change color to Turqua, [sc] x19    (30)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x7, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x4, change color to Turqua, [sc] x11, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x6    (30)
Rnd 10-11:    [sc] x21, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x4, change color to Turqua, [sc] x5    (30)
Rnd 12:    [sc] x6, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x14, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x3, change color to Turqua, [sc] x5    (30)
Rnd 13:    sc, sc, sc, dec, sc,change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, dec, [sc, sc, sc, dec] x4    (24)
Rnd 14:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (18)
Rnd 15:    [sc, dec] around    (12)
Rnd 16:    [dec] around    (6)

Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew head to upper back of body.  
 





Bulb:
Rnd 1:    With Spring Green: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 5:    [sc, inc] around    (18)
Rnd 6:    [sc, sc, inc] around    (24)
Rnd 7:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around    (30)
Rnd 8-9:    [sc] around    (30)
Rnd 10:    [sc, sc, sc, dec] around    (24)

Fasten off, stuff, and sew to lower back of body   




Legs:
All four legs have the same basic pattern but different spots. 


(make 2)
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3-4:    [sc] x6, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x4    (12)

Begin stuffing  
Rnd 5:    sc, sc, dec, sc, sc, change color to Real Teal, dec, change color to Turqua, sc, sc, dec    (9)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 8:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off.
With White: embroider 3 ‘V’s evenly spaced over Rnd 2 for claws.    



(make 1)
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3-4:    [sc] x6, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x4    (12)

Begin stuffing   
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (9)
Rnd 6:    [sc] x3, change color to Real Teal, sc, change color to Turqua, [sc] x5    (9)
Rnd 7:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 8:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off.
With White: embroider 3 ‘V’s evently spaced over Rnd 2 for claws.


(make 1)
Rnd 1:    With Turqua: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc] around    (12)
Rnd 4:    [sc] x4, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, [sc] x6    (12)

Begin stuffing   
Rnd 5:    sc, sc, dec, change color to Real Teal, [sc] x2, change color to Turqua, dec, sc, sc, dec    (9)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 8:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off.
With White: embroider 3 ‘V’s evently spaced over Rnd 2 for claws.    

Sew legs to body.   




Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Pikachu Pattern



The first Pokemon pattern up is Pikachu of course! This little ball of electricity is the perfect companion for all of your Pokemon adventures. Using specified materials will result in a doll with a height of a little over 6 inches with the ears. Using a different size yarn and hook will result in a different sized doll.


Materials:
Red Heart Super Saver brand yarn, worsted weight, colors:
    - Cherry Red
    - Bright Yellow

    - Café Latte
    - Black
Embroidery yarn:

    - Black
Crochet hook: size G/6 – 4.25 mm
Solid black safety eyes: size 12 mm
Poly-Fil Fiberfill
Yarn needle
Embroidery needle
Pins for positioning



Abbreviations: 
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible decrease recommended)
[ ] x# – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] # times
[ ] around – repeat the instructions inside the [ ] for the whole round
magic ring (also called magic circle) – a technique to make the first round. You can also use the traditional method of: ch 2, [sc] x6 in 2nd ch from hook. 

 

Instructions:
It is recommended to read though the entire instructions before beginning so you know what to expect. For best results, continuously stuff while crocheting. Yarn colors are in bold. The instructions list the round number, instructions for that round, and total number of stitches in that round in the ( ). Before sewing it is recommended to pin the parts together so you can correctly position them.



Head & Body:
Rnd 1:    With Bright Yellow: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2:    [inc] around    (12)
Rnd 3:    [sc, inc] around   
(18)
Rnd 4:    [sc, sc, inc] around   
(24)
Rnd 5:    [sc, sc, sc, inc] around   
(30)
Rnd 6-7:    [sc] around   
(30)
Rnd 8:    [sc] x10, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x10   
(32)
Rnd 9:    [sc] x11, inc, [sc] x8, inc, [sc] x11   
(34)
Rnd10:    [sc] x11, change color to Cherry Red, sc, inc, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x8, change color to Cherry Red, inc, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x11   
(36)
Rnd 11-12:    [sc] x11, change color to Cherry Red, [sc] x3, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x8, change color to Cherry Red, [sc] x3, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x11   
(36)
Rnd 13:    [sc] around   
(36)
Rnd 14:    [sc, dec] around   
(24)
Rnd 15:    [dec] around   
(12)
Stuff head. Insert eyes between Rnds 8/9. With Black: embroider smile.  
Rnd 16:    [sc] around   
(12)
Rnd 17:    [sc, inc] around   
(18)
Rnd 18:    [sc] around   
(18)
Rnd 19:    Change color to Café Latte, sc, sc, inc, sc, change color to Bright Yellow, sc, inc, [sc, sc, inc] x3, sc, change color to Café Latte, sc, inc   
(24)
Rnd 20:    [sc] x5, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x16, change color to Café Latte, [sc] x3   
(24)
Rnd 21:    Change color to Bright Yellow, [sc, sc, sc, inc] around   
(30)
Rnd 22:    [sc] around   
(30)
Rnd 23-24:    Change color to Café Latte, [sc] x6, change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] x20, change color to Café Latte, [sc] x4   
(30)
Rnd 25-26:   
Change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] around    (30)
Begin stuffing body  
Rnd 27:    [sc, sc, sc, dec] around   
(24)
Rnd 28:    [sc, sc, dec] around   
(18)
Rnd 29:    [sc, dec] around   
(12)
Rnd 30:    [dec] around   
(6)
Stuff, close the opening, and fasten off    

Ears (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Black: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:     [sc, sc, inc] around    (8)

Begin stuffing.   
Rnd 5-9:    Change color to Bright Yellow, [sc] around    (8)
Rnd 10:    [sc, sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff and fasten off. Sew ears to head.   





Arms (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Bright Yellow: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-3:    [sc] around    (6)
Rnd 4:    [sc, inc] around    (9)

Begin stuffing.  
Rnd 5-8:    [sc] around    (9)
Rnd 9:    [sc, dec] around    (6)

Stuff shoulder lightly, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew arms to body.    

Feet (make 2):
Rnd 1:    With Bright Yellow: [sc] x6 in magic ring    (6)
Rnd 2-7:    [sc] around    (6)

Stuff with tail, close the opening, and fasten off. Sew feet to body.   





Tail (make 2):
Row 1:    With Brown: ch 7    (7)
Row 2:    Starting in second chain from hook, [sc] x6, turn    (6)
Row 3-4:    Ch 1, [sc] x6, turn    (6)
Row 5-6:    Ch 1, [sc] x4, turn    (4)
Row 7:    Change color to Bright Yellow, ch 1, [sc] x4, turn    (4)
Row 8:    Ch 1, [sc] x4, ch 5    (9)
Row 9:    Starting in second chain from hook, [sc] x8, turn    (8)
Row 10-12:    Ch 1, [sc] x8, turn    (8)
Row 13-15:    Ch 1, [sc] x5, turn    (5)
Row 16:    Ch 1, [sc] x5, ch 7    (12)
Row 17:    Starting in second chain from hook, [sc] x11, turn    (11)
Row 18-21:    Ch 1, [sc] x11, turn    (11)

Fasten off, place the two tails together facing the same direction and whip stitch around the edge. Sew brown end to lower back of body.  
  




Copyright:
This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not sell this pattern or claim it as your own. Thank you.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Pepin the Penguin Pattern

Another winter pattern now available! Introducing Pepin the Penguin. He's a little smaller than the other animals since he doesn't have any ears, but he makes up for that in spirit!


Monday, November 18, 2013

Free Pokemon Patterns

I am going to be posting my Pokemon patterns free on the blog in the coming days. PDF's are currently available at my Ravelry shop. Enjoy!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Rudy the Reindeer Pattern

Rudy the Reindeer Pattern now available just in time for the winter holidays. Want the popular Rudolph look? Simply substitute a red plastic nose. Another winter animal pattern coming soon, stay tuned!



Monday, November 4, 2013

New Patterns: Roo, Fifi, and Pickles

Introducing Roo the Rabbit, Fifi the Fox, and Pickles the Pig. All three are ready to bring lots of love and snuggles to new homes. The patterns are available in my Etsy shop. Thanks for looking!







My first post!

My website/blog is finally up! This will be my primary site to accompany my Etsy shop where I sell crochet patterns. I plan to post information about my shop, free patterns, and crochet tutorials. I will try to add content quickly and consistently, but it is possible that I may not be able to update frequently near finals. Thanks for visiting!