Chubby Pikachu Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS:

  • Medium – 4 worsted weight yarn in yellow, red, brown, and black
  • Crochet hook compatible with your yarn, I used a 4.00 mm hook
  • 1 pair of 8 or 10 mm safety eyes, OR needle felting materials (mat, needle, felting wool in black and white)
  • Sewing needle large enough to fit your yarn
  • Toy stuffing

 

TERMS:

CH: Chain

SC: Single Crochet

ST: Stitch

INC: Increase (Single Crochet 2 in 1 stitch)

INV DEC: Invisible decrease

SLST: Slip stitch

FO: Finish off

FL SC: Front loop single crochet

 

How to read the pattern:

(pattern) x # (##): repeat the pattern in the parentheses # times, when you have repeated the pattern the specified number of times you should have ## stitches.

Example: (SC 3, INC) x 3 (15) means single crochet three stitches then increase in the next stitch. Repeat the pattern three times. When you are finished you should have 15 stitches in the round.

HEAD and BODY:

Yellow yarn

1. Make a magic ring with 6 SC (6)

2. (INC) x 6 (12)

3. (SC 1, INC) x 6 (18)

4. (SC 2, INC) x 6 (24)

5. (SC 3, INC) x 6 (30)

6. (SC 4, INC) x 6 (36)

7. (SC 5, INC) x 6 (42)

8. (SC 6, INC) x 6 (48)

9. (SC 7, INC) x 6 (54)

10-21. SC 54 x 12 RNDS (54)

22. (SC 7, INV DEC) x 6 (48)

23. (SC 6, INV DEC) x 6 (42)

24. (SC 5, INV DEC) x 6 (36)

25. (SC 4, INV DEC) x 6 (30)

26. (SC 3, INV DEC) x 6 (24)

27. (SC 2, INV DEC) x 6 (18)

28. (SC 1, INV DEC) x 6 (12)

Attach or felt the eyes between rows 7 and 8 from the top.

Sew on the smile between the eyes

Sew bottom closed by sewing through the front loop of every remaining stitch until closed.

ARMS and LEGS (make 4):

Yellow yarn

1. Magic ring with 4 SC

2. INC x 4 (8)

3. SC 8

FO, Stuff

TAIL:

Brown yarn

1. CH 3, turn

2. SC 2, CH 1, turn

3. SC 2, CH 1, turn

4. SC 2, CH 3, turn

5. SC 3, Change to yellow yarn , SC 1, CH1, turn

6. SC 4, CH 1, turn

7. SC 2, CH 1, turn

8. SC 2, CH 5, turn

9. SC 6, CH 1, turn

10. SC 6, CH 1 FO

CHEEKS (make 2):

Red yarn

1. Magic Ring with SC 6

2. SLST

FO

EARS (make 2):

Black yarn

1. Magic Ring with SC 6

2. (SC 1, INC) x 3 (9)

3-5. SC 9 x 3 RNDS (9)

Change to yellow yarn

6-10. SC 9 x 5 RNDS (9)

FO

ASSEMBLY:

Pin all of the pieces together as shown in the picture and sew in place.  Sew the stripes on the back using brown yarn.