July 1, 2011

Scrap Teddy Amigurumi




SCRAP TEDDY AMIGURUMI PATTERN
FINISHED SIZE: ~3.5-4 inches

MATERIALS:
scrap yarn in colors A (bear color), B (shirt color), C (pants color), and black (Lion Brand Jiffy yarn in Cafe (A), Country Green (B), Navy (C), True Red, Camel (straw hat) and Black are the colors used for the examples)
crochet hook, sized to ensure that stitches are tight enough to prevent stuffing from showing through (size I hook used for examples)
yarn needle
stuffing

Some stitches/abbreviations used in this pattern:
Dec1 = Insert hook in next stitch and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook). Now, insert hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook. [1 stitch has been decreased]
BLO = Back Loops Only
T-SHIRT TEDDY:

HEAD:
Using A, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (10)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (25)
Sc in ea st around for 3 rounds.
(Dec1, sc in next 3 sts)around. (20)
(Dec1, sc in next 2 sts)around. (15)
(Dec1, sc in next st)around. (10)
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Embroider face.
Add stuffing.

BODY:
Using C, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (10)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)
Sc in BLO of ea st around.
Fasten off C and switch to B.
Sc in ea st around for 3 rounds.
(Dec1, sc in next st)around. (10)
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off.
Add stuffing.

ARMS:
Make 2.
Using A, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
Fasten off A and switch to B.
Sc in ea st around for 2 rounds.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

LEGS:
Make 2.
Using C, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 4 sc in ring.
Sc in ea st around.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

EARS:
Make 2.
Using A, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 4 sc in ring.
Sc in ea st around.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

PJ TEDDY:


Work same as for T-shirt teddy. Use one and only one color when crocheting the following segments: arms, legs, body, nightcap. Also, only make one ear, as the cap will sit tilted a little to one side.


NIGHTCAP:
Start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 4 sc in ring.
Sc in ea st around for 2 rounds.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)twice. (6)
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)twice. (8)
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)twice. (10)
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts)twice. (12)
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (18)
Sc in ea st around.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.
Using another piece of scrap yarn in the same color used to crochet the pajamas, fold down and sew the corner of the nightcap to itself.
FARMER TEDDY:
Work same as for T-shirt teddy and embroider overalls on the finished bear. Also, make only one ear, as the straw hat will list a little to one side.

STRAW HAT:
Start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (10)
Sc in BLO of ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)
(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off.
Fold up the edges of hat around the center.
SANTA TEDDY:


Work same as for T-shirt teddy.
Work body using Red.
To make the boots, use Black and work same as for legs.
To make the Santa cap, work same as for the nightcap pattern; use White for the first 2 rounds and for the last round of cap, use Red for the rounds in between. (folding down the cap and sewing it to itself is optional)
Make only one ear, as the cap will sit tilted a little to one side.
The arms will be worked mostly the same, but with one additional color change and an additional round.




ARMS:

Make 2.

Using A, start with a magic ring.

Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
Fasten off A and switch to White.
Sc in ea st around.
Fasten off White and switch to Red.
Sc in ea st around for 2 rounds.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.


WALDO TEDDY: Work same as for T-shirt teddy.
Work pants using blue yarn, and work shirt alternating between red and white yarn.
 

ARMS:
Make 2.

Using A, start with a magic ring.

Ch1, 5 sc in ring.
Fasten off A.
Attach Red by pulling up loop of red yarn through last two loops that were worked.
Sc in ea st around.
Fasten off Red and attach White.
Sc in ea st around.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.

WALDO HAT:
Using Red, start with a magic ring.
Ch1, 6 sc in ring.
Sc in ea st around for 2 rounds.
Fasten off Red and attach White.
2 sc in ea st around. (12)
Sc in ea st around.
(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (18)
Fasten off White and attach Red.
Sc in ea st around.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.


COLA TEDDY:
Work same as for T-shirt teddy, except work the entire teddy in white yarn only.

 

COLA CAN:
*Using Grey, start with a magic ring.

Ch1, 8 sc in ring.

Sl st in next st.
Fasten off.
Repeat from * once more.
Attach Red.
Sc in BLO of ea st around.
Sc in ea st around for 3 rounds.
Sl st in next st.
Fasten off, leaving a tail of yarn for sewing.
Stuff the yarn ends inside the can and sew the 2nd lid to the open end.
With white yarn, embroider a bit of handwriting-like "scribble" on the red part of the can.






Enjoy. Feel free to give away or sell any items made using this pattern. Attributing credit to the designer is appreciated but not necessary.

3 comments:

  1. he is so sweet! thanks for sharing this adorable pattern. :)

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  2. You are most welcome! I enjoy sharing patterns with kind crafters like you. I'm just glad such a pattern as this meets with your approval! Thank you for the kind comment. :D

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  3. I love all the ideas for using the basic shape for so many different little guys! Thanks so much.

    <3

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