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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Alien
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Alien

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 70584AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
3 in. (7.5 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN:  knit.1
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
Small amount of red yarn
 

Amigurumi Alien

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Alien is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnds 6-21: Sc in each sc around.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 23: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc. Stuff piece.
Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 25: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly. Knot to secure.

ARMS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each sc around - 8 sc.
Fasten off.

FEET (make 4)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-3: Sc in each sc around - 8 sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Stuff Arms and sew to Body. Embroider straight stitch smile with red yarn. Stuff Feet and sew to Body. With slip st, join 2 lengths of B to top of Head for antennas; knot ends. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 11 reviews)
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Amigurumi Alien Reviewed by Kayla Walters on 2011-08-25 ****
This was really fun and easy to make! My alien turned out soo cute. I didn't stuff his arms or legs though since they are so small and I added a little blue heart on my alien just to give him a little more cuteness (not that he really needed it!). I was a little unclear about how to attach the antenas, so I just used one piece of yarn, weaved it in and tied knots to make it stay. Overall, I am really happy with the pattern and love how my alien turned out (he's a gift for my 3-year-old step-son).


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