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.

No comments:

Post a Comment