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.

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