Sample Project From Pocket Amigurumi

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Time:4h00
Difficulty
Nice 'n' Simple
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CrochetAmigurumi

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2011
Apple Blossom
Pretty Posy
Using A Bead Stopper
Queen Of Sheeba Necklace
Pocket Amigurumi

Difficulty
To get the shape of the feet, it is important to follow the instructions for increase and decrease in specific stitches. For the ears it is also important to follow the rows carefully.

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Pocket Amigurumi by Somers

Published by Search Press

These loveable little amigurumi monsters are so cute and quick to crochet, you’ll want to make them all! At 4in high, these manga-inspired plushie creatures are perfect little companions that can peek out of a pocket. Using just one size hook, readers can crochet a partner or a whole team of beasts with unique powers, from a sprout-like sidekick and spiky wolf guardian, to a springy mouse and a fiery cat! Suitable for crocheters of all abilities, these tiny collectables make awesome gifts and mini makes for any age.
• 20 mini monsters to crochet and collect
• Only one size crochet hook needed
• Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions in a handy sized book
• Great little gifts for all ages – if they can handle them!

© 2018 Somers / Search Press · Reproduced with permission.


Instructions

  • Step 1

    Unless stated otherwise, all sections/body parts begin with a magic ring; the first round should be worked into the ring.

    Head/body
    Use light yellow yarn.
    Round 1: 6 sc (UK dc) in magic ring (6 sts).
    Round 2: 2 sc (UK dc) in each st to end (12 sts).
    Round 3: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (18 sts).
    Round 4: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (24 sts).
    Round 5: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (30 sts).
    Round 6: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 4 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (36 sts).
    Round 7: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 5 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (42 sts).
    Round 8: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 6 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (48 sts).
    Round 9: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 7 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (54 sts).
    Rounds 10-18: 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Round 19: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 7 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (48 sts).
    Round 20: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 6 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (42 sts).
    Round 21: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 5 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (36 sts).
    Round 22: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 4 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (30 sts).
    Round 23: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (24 sts).
    Round 24: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (18 sts).
    Fill the head/body, and keep filling until the last round.

  • Step 2

    Head/body
    Use light yellow yarn.
    Round 1: 6 sc (UK dc) in magic ring (6 sts).
    Round 2: 2 sc (UK dc) in each st to end (12 sts).
    Round 3: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (18 sts).
    Round 4: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (24 sts).
    Round 5: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (30 sts).
    Round 6: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 4 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (36 sts).
    Round 7: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 5 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (42 sts).
    Round 8: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 6 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (48 sts).
    Round 9: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 7 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (54 sts).
    Rounds 10-18: 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Round 19: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 7 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (48 sts).
    Round 20: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 6 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (42 sts).
    Round 21: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 5 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (36 sts).
    Round 22: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 4 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (30 sts).
    Round 23: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (24 sts).
    Round 24: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (18 sts).
    Fill the head/body, and keep filling until the last round.
    Rounds 25 and 26: As Rounds 4 and 5 (30 sts).
    Rounds 27 and 28: As Round 18.
    Switch to yellow yarn.
    Rounds 29-31: As Round 18.
    Rounds 32 and 33: As Rounds 23 and 24 
(18 sts).
    Round 34: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, dec over 
next 2 sts; rep from * to end (12 sts).
    Round 35: *Dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to 
end (6 sts).
    Tie off with a sl st and close the head/body.

  • Step 3

    Arms (x2)
    Use yellow yarn.
    Round 1: 6 sc (UK dc) in magic ring (6 sts).
    Round 2: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, 2 sc (UK dc) in next st; 
rep from * to end (9 sts).
    Round 3: 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Switch to light yellow yarn.
    Rounds 4-6: As Round 3.
    Fill the arms. Tie off with a sl st, and leave enough yarn 
to sew the arms to the body.

  • Step 4

    Feet (x2)
    Use brown yarn.
    Round 1: 6 sc (UK dc) in magic ring (6 sts).
    Round 2: *2 sc (UK dc) in each of next 2 sts, 1 sc (UK dc) in next st; rep from * to end (10 sts).
    Switch to yellow yarn.
    Round 3: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, 2 sc (UK dc) in each of next 2 sts, 1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts; rep from * to end (14 sts).
    Round 4: 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Round 5: 1 sc (UK dc) in next st, [dec over next 2 sts] twice, 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end (12 sts).
    Round 6: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 2 sts, dec over next 2 sts; rep from * to end (9 sts).
    Fill the feet. Tie off with a sl st, and leave enough yarn to sew the feet to the body.

  • How to make a character plushie. Amigurumi Oragai - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tail
    Use yellow yarn.
    Work Rounds 1 and 2 as for head/body.
    Round 3: *1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, 2 sc (UK dc) 
in next st; rep from * to end (15 sts).
    Rounds 4 and 5: 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Round 6: *1 sc (UK dc) in next st, dec over next 2 sts; 
rep from * to end (10 sts).
    Fill the tail. Tie off with a sl st, and leave enough yarn to sew the tail to the body.

  • How to make a character plushie. Amigurumi Oragai - Step 6
    Step 6

    Ears (x4)
    Use yellow yarn. Turn work at the end of each row.
    Row 1: 8 ch + 1 tch.
    Row 2: Skip tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in each ch to end (8 sts).
    Row 3: 1 tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in next 6 sts, dec over last 
2 sts (7 sts).
    Row 4: 1 tch, dec over next 2 sts, 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end (6 sts).
    Row 5: 1 tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, turn (leaving remaining sts unworked) (3 sts).
    Row 6: 1 tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 sts, 3 ch + 1 tch.
    Row 7: Skip tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in next 3 ch, 1 sc (UK dc) 
in next 3 sts (6 sts).
    Row 8: 1 tch, 1 sc (UK dc) in each st to end.
    Row 9: As Row 5 (3 sts).
    Row 10: As Row 4 (2 sts).
    Row 11: As Row 8.
    Hold 2 ear pieces together and work a row of sc (UK dc) around entire edge to join. Repeat for other ear. Leave enough yarn to sew the ears to the head.

  • How to make a character plushie. Amigurumi Oragai - Step 7
    Step 7

    Putting all the parts together
    Sew the feet to the body, approximately 6 rounds below the neck.
    Sew the arms to the body, approximately 2 rounds below the neck.
    Sew the tail to the body, approximately 5 rounds below the neck.
    Sew the ears to the head, at approximately Round 6.

  • How to make a character plushie. Amigurumi Oragai - Step 8
    Step 8

    Face
    Cut 2 eyes out of black and white felt and paste these onto the head, at approximately Round 12, with 6 stitches between the eyes.
    Cut a mouth out of black and red felt and paste it onto the head, at approximately Round 17.

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