Hat for Myself

Crocheted a hat for myself for my upcoming holidays in Dec! :D Got the pattern from a crochet book I bought in Japan last year and bought the yarn at a discount in the same Japan store. Finally finished it after putting off for so long.

crocheted cap/hat

crocheted cap/hat


Wristlet Pattern (Free)

Sharing out the pattern for the wristlet I made for my friend today :)


free wristlet crochet pattern


This is a free pattern. Please do not take it and sell it elsewhere. Thanks!

Gauge:
chain of 5 is about 2cm long

Materials:
All yarn threads are assumed to be of the same thickness.
White yarn
Purple yarn
Button

Abbreviations:
sc - single crochet
sc inc - single crochet increase
sc dec - single crochet decrease
dc - double crochet
ch - chain
ss - slip stitch

Special Stitch:
Crossed double crochet (cdc)
Skip 1 stitch, dc, dc on the skipped stitch

Note:
You can increase/decrease the number of stitches or rows to adjust the size of the wristlet.

Wristlet Body
With the white yarn,
Row 1: Ch 36 or any number of stitches until a suitable length is reached,turn
Row 2: dc from the 4th stitch until end of row, turn,
Row 3 - 4: ch 3, dc until end of row, turn,
(Working in rounds now)
Rnd 5: ch 3, dc all around, making 2 stitches at each of the corners of the rectangle, ss, turn (to work in reverse direction for next round). Make sure the number of stitches for the whole round is even number.
Rnd 6: ch 3, dc all around, ss, turn,
Rnd 7: change to purple yarn, ch 3, cdc all around, ss, turn,
Rnd 8: change to white yarn, ch 1, sc all around, ss turn,
Rnd 9: change to purple yarn, ch 3, cdc all around, ss, turn,
Rnd 10: change to white yarn, ch 3, dc all around, ss, turn,
Rnd 11- 17: ch 3, dc all around, ss, turn,
(Working back in rows now for the flap)
Row 18: ch 3, dc until end of row, ss, turn,
Row 19: ch 3, cdc until end of row, ss, turn,
Row 20: ch 3, dc until end of row, ss, turn,
Row 21 - 26: repeat row 19 & 20 (in order)
(now making the row with the eye for the button)
Row 22: ch 3, cdc for 8 times (or cdc until around the middle of the row), dc, ch 2, skip 2 stitches (or any number to fit the size of your button), dc, cdc until end of row, ss, turn,
Row 23: ch 3, dc until end of row, ss

With purple yarn,
sc, ch1 in all stitches around the border of the flap and the opening of the wristlet

Crochet Button
With purple yarn,
Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc x 6 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 6 times
Compare the circle to your button, it should cover the button, if not increase the circle (by adding 1 more sc with each sc inc for each round)
Rnd 4: (sc dec, sc) x 6 times (Note: the number of sc along with each sc dec should match those with the sc inc in reverse order)
Put in the button,
Rnd 5: (sc dec) x 6 times
Fasten off and sew the hole close
(You can refer to this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm1LkqoXtmg or google search on "crochet button" for more detailed instructions on making crocheted buttons)

Strap
Row 1: Ch until a desired length and join ends to make a circle
Rnd 2: sc all around, ss, turn
Rnd 3: change to purple yarn, ch 1, sc all around, ss, turn

Sew button to wristlet
You can also choose to sew a lining inside the wristlet


Tried my best to explain the pattern. Hope it is useful to you!



Green Pig Crochet Pattern (Free)

Sharing out my pattern for the green pig from angry birds today!

free green pig from angry bird amigurumi crochet pattern


This is a free pattern. Please do not take it and sell it elsewhere. Thanks!

Materials:
All yarn threads are assumed to be of the same thickness.
Green yarn
White yarn
Black yarn
Stuffing



Abbreviations:
sc - single crochet
sc inc - single crochet increase
sc dec - single crochet decrease
3sc inc - 3 sc in the same stitch
ss - slip stitch
ch - chain

Body
With green yarn,
Row 1: Ch 5 (5)
Rnd 2: 3sc inc into the 2nd chain, 2 sc, 3sc inc (make a turning at the middle sc), 2 sc (10)
Rnd 3: sc inc x 3 times, 2 sc, sc inc x 3 times, 2 sc (16)
Rnd 4: (sc inc, sc) x 3 times, 2 sc, (sc inc, sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (22)
Rnd 5: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc inc, 2 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (28)
Rnd 6: (sc inc, 3 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc inc, 3 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (34)
Rnd 7: (sc inc, 4 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc inc, 4 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (40)
Rnd 8: (sc inc, 5 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc inc, 5 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (46)
Rnd 9 - Rnd 14: sc all around
Rnd 15: (sc inc, 6 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc inc, 6 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (52)
Rnd 16: (sc dec, 6 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, 6 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (46)
Rnd 17: (sc dec, 5 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, 5 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (40)
Rnd 18: (sc dec, 4 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, 4 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (34)
Rnd 19: (sc dec, 3 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, 3 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (28)
Rnd 20: (sc dec, 2 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, 2 sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (22)
*put in the stuffing
Rnd 21: (sc dec, sc) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec, sc) x 3 times, 2 sc (16)
Rnd 22: (sc dec) x 3 times, 2 sc(sc dec) x 3 times, 2 sc (10)
Fasten off and sew the hole close

Nose
With green yarn,
Rnd 1: 5sc into magic ring (5)
Rnd 2: sc inc x 5 times (10)
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 4 times, ss (14)
Rnd 4: sc all around in back loops only (14)
Rnd 5: sc all around (14)
Rnd 6: ss, 2 dc in front loop, ss (14)
Fasten off

Nostrils

Big (left nostril)
With black yarn,
Ch 2, ss, make a knot

Small (right nostril)
Ch 1, ss

Sew the nostrils to the nose

Eyes
(Make 2)
With white yarn,
Rnd 1: 4sc into magic ring, ss (4)
Fasten off

With black yarn
Make a knot and sew to the white portion. Note that the "eyeballs" should be off-centre on the eye.

Ears
(Make 4)
With green yarn,
Rnd 1: 4sc into magic ring, ss (4)

With black yarn,
ch1, fasten off

Sew the black part of the ear to one of the green pieces. Sew another green piece to the back of the "ear" (This is to cover the black stitching at the back of the ear so that it also looks nice from the back). Repeat for the other ear.


Put some stuffing into the nose and sew the nose to the body. Note that the nose should be near the bottom of the body.

Sew the eyes to the body. Note that the eyeballs should be facing away from each other.

Sew the eyebrows.


Have fun with the pattern! ^^

crocheted red angry bird and green pig amigurumi

Red Angry Bird Crochet Pattern (Free)

Finally found time to share out my red angry bird pattern :D


free red angry bird amigurumi crochet pattern




This is a free pattern. Please do not take it and sell it elsewhere. Thanks!


Materials:
All yarn threads are assumed to be of the same thickness.
Red yarn
White yarn
Yellow yarn
Black yarn
Stuffing



Abbreviations:
sc - single crochet
sc inc - single crochet increase
sc dec - single crochet decrease
ss - slip stitch
ch - chain



Body
With red yarn,
Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc x 6 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 4: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 5: (sc inc, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 6: (sc inc, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 7: (sc inc, 5 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 8 - Rnd 17 (10 rnds): sc all around

Rnd 18: (sc dec, 5 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 19: (sc dec, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 20: (sc dec, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 21: (sc dec, 2 sc) x 6 times

*Put in the stuffing
Rnd 22: (sc dec, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 23: (sc dec) x 6 times
Fasten off and sew the hole close



Stomach
With white yarn,
Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc x 6 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 4: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 5: (sc inc, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 6: (sc inc, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 7: (sc inc, 5 sc) x 6 times

Fasten off


Beak
With yellow yarn,
Rnd 1: 4sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: (sc inc, sc) x 2 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 2 times

Rnd 4: sc all around


Eyebrow
(Make 2)
With black yarn,
Row 1: Ch 7, turn
Row 2: sc (from 2nd stitch), sc, ss, ss
Fasten off


Eyes
(Make 2)
With white yarn,
Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring


With black yarn
ch1, fasten off and sew to the white circle


Hair (the 2 strands of hair on the head)
Long Hair
Rnd 1: 4sc into magic ring
Rnd 2 - 4 (3 rnds): sc all around
Fasten off


Short Hair
Rnd 1: 4sc into magic ring
Rnd 2 - 3 (2 rnds): sc all around
Fasten off

Sew the stomach to the body, note that the stomach should only cover about 1/3 of the "face" area so that there will be enough space for the beak, eyes and eyebrow
Sew the beak to the body
Sew the eyes to the body
Sew the eyebrows to the body
Use black yarn to sew an outline for the eyes
Sew the hairs to the head, note that the longer hair should be around the middle of the top of the head


Hope you had fun making the bird! :D

Despicable Me Minion Crochet Pattern (Free)

(Note: I have updated the pattern. You can find it here. Do compare the patterns and see which one is better for you. :] )

Decided to share out my Despicable Me Minion crochet pattern and finally found time to write it here =D


free despicable me minion amigurumi crochet pattern


This is a free pattern. Please do not take it and sell it elsewhere. Thanks!


Materials:
All yarn threads are assumed to be of the same thickness.
Yellow yarn
Blue yarn
Grey yarn
White yarn
Black yarn
Light yellow/beige thread
Stuffing


Abbreviations:
sc - single crochet
sc inc - single crochet increase
sc dec - single crochet decrease
ss - slip stitch
ch - chain
hdc - half double crochet


Head & Body
With yellow yarn,
Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc x 6 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 4: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 5: (sc inc, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 6: (sc inc, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 7: (sc inc, 5 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 8 - Rnd 23 (16 rnds): sc all around
*Note: Sew the hair around halfway making the 16 rounds
Rnd 24: (sc dec, 5 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 25: (sc dec, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 26: (sc dec, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 27: (sc dec, 2 sc) x 6 times
*Put in the stuffing
Rnd 28: (sc dec, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 29: (sc dec) x 6 times
Fasten off and sew the hole close


Arms
(Make 2)
With yellow yarn
Rnd 1: 4 sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: (sc inc, sc) x 2
Rnd 3 - Rnd 12 (10 rnds): sc all around


Gloves
(Make 2)
With black yarn,
Rnd 1: 4 sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: (sc inc, sc) x 2
Rnd 3 - Rnd 4 ( 2 rnds): sc all around
Rnd 5: sc inc all around
Fasten off
*If making thumb,
with black yarn,
Attach to any stitch between first row and 2nd row from the open end of the hands and ch 2


Stick the closed end of the arms into the gloves and sew them together


Overalls
Body of Overalls
With blue yarn,

Rnd 1: 6sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc x 6 times
Rnd 3: (sc inc, sc) x 6 times
Rnd 4: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 5: (sc inc, 3 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 6: (sc inc, 4 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 7: (sc inc, 5 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 8: (sc inc, 6 sc) x 6 times
Rnd 9 - Rnd 12 (4 rnds): sc all around
*Note: working in rows now
Row 13 - Row 16: 12 sc, ch 1, turn
Fasten off
Count 12 stitches from one end of the overall flap (made from the 4 rows above), start on the 13th stitch:
Row 13 - Row 16:12 sc, ch 1, turn
Fasten off

Overall Straps
(Make 2)
With blue yarn,
Row 1: ch 17
Row 2: sc from 2nd stitch until end
*Note: you can attempt to make a better estimate of the length of the straps by placing the overalls and the straps onto the yellow body


Overalls legs
(Make 2)
With blue yarn,
Row/Rnd 1: ch 8 and ss to make a ring
Rnd 2: sc all around in outside loops only
Rnd 3: (sc inc, 2 sc) x 4 times


Overalls Pocket
With blue yarn,
Row 1: ch 5, turn
Row 2: sc into 2nd stitch, hdc, hdc, sc, ch 1, turn
Row 3: 4 sc, ch 1, turn,
Row 3: 4 sc
Fasten off


Overalls Pocket Logo
With black yarn,
5 sc into magic ring, ss, fasten off
With blue yarn,
sew the logo pattern (looks like a diamond G) onto the black circle


Sew the logo onto the pocket


Boots:
(Make 2)
With black yarn,
ch 4, begin rnd 1 with 2nd stitch
Rnd 1: 2 sc, 3 sc in 1 stitch (make a turning here), 1 sc, 3 sc in 1 stitch
Rnd 2: 3 sc, 3 sc in 1 stitch, 3 sc, 3 sc in 1 stitch
Rnd 3 (in back loops only): 3 sc, dec, dec, 6 sc
Rnd 4: 2 sc, dec, dec, 3 sc, ss
Fasten off


Stuff the boots and sew it to the legs
Sew the legs to the bottom of the overalls
Sew the straps onto the overalls
At the parts where the straps is attached to the overalls, use a little black yarn to make a small line (to make it like there is a black button there)


Sew the overalls onto the body
Sew the arms onto the body


Eyes
(Make 2)
With white yarn,
Rnd 1: 6 sc into magic ring
Rnd 2: sc inc all around
ss and fasten off


With black yarn,
ch1, fasten off and sew to the white circle


With grey yarn,
Rnd 1: ss into each of the white stitch
Rnd 2: sc all around


Sew the 2 eyes together side by side


Strap of goggles
With black yarn ch 34
*Note: it is more accurate to place the eyes on the body and measure the length of black strap needed


Sew the strap of goggles onto the eyes and sew the eyes onto the body
Sew the mouth with a beige/light yellow thread


Hope you enjoyed the pattern! ^^