May 24, 2012

Stegosaurus Amigurumi


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Materials:

Lion Brand Jiffy, 1 skein (A) "Apple Green" & partial skeins (B) "Grass Green" & (C) "Dark Grey Heather"

size I (5.5mm) or J (6mm) crochet hook

9mm black safety eyes (or black yarn)

stuffing
yarn needle

Instructions: 


SHAPE HEAD
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring and A, 6 sc into ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)

Rounds 3-4: Sc in each st around.

Round 5: *(2 sc in next st, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)

Rounds 6-8: Sc in each st around.



SHAPE BODY & TAIL
Round 9: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * to last 3 sts, sc in each of last 3 sts. (23 sts)

Round 10: 2 sc in next st, sc in ea st around to end of round. (24 sts)

Round 11: [Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st] twice, *(sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * to last 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts. (30 sts)

Round 12: *(2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts), repeat from * around. (36 sts)

Secure safety eyes in place on head. 
Stuff head. 

Rounds 13-20: Sc in each st around.

Round 21: *(Dec 1, sc in each of next 4 sts), repeat from * around. (30 sts)

Rounds 22-23: Sc in each st around.

Round 24: *(Dec 1, sc in each of next 3 sts), repeat from * around. (24 sts)

Round 25: Sc in each st around.

Round 26: *(Dec 1, sc in each of next 2 sts), repeat from * around. (18 sts)

Rounds 27-29: Sc in each st around.

Begin stuffing and continue until fastening off. 

Round 30: *(Dec 1, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (12 sts)

Rounds 31-33: Sc in each st around.

Round 34: *(Dec 1, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (8 sts)

Rounds 35-36: Sc in each st around.

Round 37: Dec 1 around. (4 sts)

Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining stitches.



SPIKES
Small Spikes
Make 2.

Starting with a magic ring and B, 6 sc into ring.

Round 1: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.



Medium Spikes
Make 2.

Starting with a magic ring and B, 6 sc into ring.

Rounds 1-2: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.



Large Spikes
Make 2.

Starting with a magic ring and B, 6 sc into ring.

Rounds 1-2: Sc in each st around.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] twice. (8 sts)

Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.


FRONT LEGS
Make 2.

Starting with a magic ring and A, 6 sc into ring.

Rounds 1-2: Sc in each st around.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] twice. (8 sts)

Rounds 4-5: Sc in each st around.

Round 6: 2 sc in next st, sc in each st around to end of round. (9 sts)

Round 7: [Sc in next st, dec 1] three times. (6 sts)

Round 8: Dec 1 around. (3 sts)

Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining stitches, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.


BACK LEGS
Make 2.

Starting with a magic ring and A, 6 sc into ring.

Rounds 1-2: Sc in each st around.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] twice. (8 sts)

Round 4: Sc in each st around.

Round 5: [Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st] twice. (10 sts)

Round 6: Sc in each st around. 

Round 7: [Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st] twice. (12 sts)

Round 8: Sc in each st around.

Round 9: *(Sc in next st, dec 1), repeat from * around. (8 sts)

Round 10: Dec 1 around. (4 sts)

Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining stitches, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.



TAIL SPIKES
Make 4. 

Starting with a magic ring and C, 4 sc into ring.

Rounds 1-3: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

ASSEMBLY
Sew legs to body.
Sew the spikes to the top of the body segment in the following order: small spike, medium spike, large spike, large spike, medium spike, small spike.
Sew tail spikes to tail.

May 3, 2012

Red Dragon Amigurumi

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Materials:
red worsted weight yarn
small amount of black yarn
size G (4mm) crochet hook
stuffing
yarn needle
12mm black safety eyes

Instructions:

BODY
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc into ring.
Round 2: 2 sc in ea st around. (12 sts)
Round 3: *(Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 4: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Round 5: *(Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (30 sts)
Round 6: *(Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (36 sts)
Rounds 7-11: Sc in each st around.
Round 12: *(Dec 1, sc in each of next 4 sts), repeat from * around. (30 sts)
Rounds 13-14: Sc in each st around.
Round 15: *(Dec 1, sc in each of next 3 sts), repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Round 16: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec 1), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 17: *(Dec 1, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.
Fill with stuffing.

HEAD
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc into ring.
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rounds 3-5: Sc in each st around.
Round 6: *(2 sc in next st, sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Round 7: Sc in each st around.
Round 8: Sc in next st, *(2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts), repeat from * to last 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st. (24 sts)
Rounds 9-11: Sc in each st around.
Round 12: Sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of next 7 sts. (30 sts)
Round 13: Sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts. (34 sts)
Rounds 14-18: Sc in each st around.
Round 19: [Sc in each of next 3 sts, dec 1] twice, [Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec 1] four times, sc in each of next 3 sts, dec 1, sc in each of next 3 sts. (27 sts)
Round 20: Sc in each st around.
Round 21: Sc in each of next 8 sts, dec 1, sc in each of next 7 sts, dec 1, sc in each of next 6 sts, dec 1. (24 sts)
Round 22: *(Sc in each of next 2 sts, dec 1), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
At this point, secure the safety eyes in place and begin stuffing.
Continue stuffing until fastening off.
Round 23: *(Sc in next st, dec 1), repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Rounds 24-25: Dec 1 around.
Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining stitches.

ARMS
Make 2.
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc into ring.
Round 2: Sc in each st around.
Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts] twice. (8 sts)
Rounds 4-5: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

LEGS

Haunches
Make 2.
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc into ring.
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Round 3: *(Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st), repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Rounds 4-5: Sc in each st around.
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.
Lightly stuff.

Feet
Make 2.
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 6 sc into ring.
Rounds 2-5: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

EARS
Make 2.
Ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Ch 1, turn.
Row 1: 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each stitch across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in last st. Ch 2, turn.
Row 5: Sl st in first st and in next 3 sts, ch 2, sl st in same st, sl st in each st across, ch 2, sl st in same st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

TAIL
Round 1: Starting with a magic ring, 4 sc into ring.
Round 2: Sc in each st around.
Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] twice. (6 sts)
Round 4: Sc in each st around.
Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts] twice. (8 sts)
Rounds 6-7: Sc in each st around.
Round 8: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] twice. (10 sts)
Round 9: Sc in each st around.
Round 10: [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts] twice. (12 sts)
Round 11: Sc in each st around.
Sl st in next st and fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.
Fill with stuffing.

WINGS
Make 2.
Ch 2. 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Ch 1, turn.
Row 1: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, dec1 over last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 6: (Sc in first sc, ch 2, sl st in same sc), sl st in each of next 4 sc, (sc in next sc, ch 2, sl st in same sc) twice, sl st in each of next 4 sc, (sc in next sc, ch 2, sl st in same st).
Sl st approx. 8 sts down the side of the wing to meet up with the other tail of yarn.
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.

ASSEMBLY
Sew head to body, using the length of yarn from the body segment.
Sew arms to body just beneath head.
Sew haunches to body just beneath arms.
Sew feet to haunches/body near the base of the amigurumi.
Sew tail to body.
Sew ears to head.
Sew wings to back of dragon's body.
With black yarn, embroider details.