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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 80284AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 4 1/4 in. (11 cm) long


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This amigurumi is a great present for new graduates.
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Color (A)

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Color (B)

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey Black
Mustard Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather Paprika Denim Twist
Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado
$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
•  620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black
$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amounts of brown, red and yellow yarn
2 small black beads (for eyes)
Fiberfill stuffing

Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


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.


Work in continuous rnds; do not join rnds or turn unless otherwise instructed.


With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–24 sts.
Rnds 5–8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–18 sts.
Rnd 10: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around–12 sts.
Start stuffing firmly. Continue stuffing as you go.
Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 6 times–6 sts.
Rnd 12: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.
Rnd 13: Rep Rnd 3.
Rnds 14–17: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 10.
Rnd 19: Rep Rnd 11–6 sts.
Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 12–12 sts.
Rnds 21–23: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–9 sts.
Rnd 25: Rep Rnd 18–6 sts.
Rnd 26: (Sc2tog) 3 times–3 sts.
Fasten off.

With B, ch 2.
Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Head–12 sts.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

With B, ch 7.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across–6 sts.
Rows 2–7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten off.

Sew beads to head for eyes. With brown yarn, embroider outline st eyeglasses around beads. With red yarn, embroider straight st smile. Sew Mortarboard to Cap then sew Cap to Head. Sew a strand of yellow yarn to center top of Mortarboard for tassel, fray end of strand. Weave in ends.

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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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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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Reviewed by Rachel Dempsey on 2013-05-12 *****
I love this it was so fun and easy to make!

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