FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 1 1/2”/4cm tall.
YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft: #0017 Lemon (A), #9605 Mango (B), #9748 Rubine Red (C) small amount
CROCHET HOOK: One size US B-1 (2.25mm).
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker,
GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.
STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), Double crochet (dc), Half double crochet (hdc), Single crochet (sc), Slip stitch (slip st)
SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.
hdc2tog: Half double crochet 2 together—[Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all five loops on hook.
NOTES: All yarn used is split into 2 strands of 2 plies each. Use 2 plies of yarn throughout. Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.
Cut 5 ft of A and split. With A, ch 2.
Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc.
Round 2-4: Sc in each sc around.
Round 5: Sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts—10 sc.
Round 6: Sc in each sc around.
Round 7: Sl st in first 2 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next st, sl st in next 2 sts—10 sts.
Rounds 8-9: Repeat Round 7. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rounds 10-13: Sc in each st around
Round 14: Hdc in next st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next 6 sts—12 sts.
Round 15: Hdc in each st around.
Round 16: Hdc in next st, [hdc2tog over next 2 sts] twice, hdc in next st, sc in next 6 sts—10 sts.
Rounds 17-18: Sc in each st around.
Round 19: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts, repeat from * once, sc in next 2 sts—8 sc. Stuff
Rounds 20-22: Sc in each st around
Round 23: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts, repeat from * once—6 sc. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, draw yarn through sts of body to curl tail.
Wing (make 2)
Cut 2 ft of B and split. With B, ch 5.
Round 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 ch sts, hdc in next ch, sc in last ch. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, whipstitch to center back of body.
FINISHING: With yarn needle and C, work 2 straight sts on face for eyes. Weave in ends.