CROCHETED KEROPPI AMIGURUMI

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Materials: Size US-F/3.75mm Crochet Hook Lion Brand Pound of Love – Pastel Green Lion Brand Pound of Love – White 14mm Wiggle Eyes Aleene’s Tacky Glue Darning Needle Polyester Fiberfill Black Embroidery Floss Sewing Needle Face Blush Cotton Swab 1/4” Ribbon Notes:  Worked in continuous rounds; do not join and do not turn unless specified.  Use stitch marker to indicate beginning of rounds.  Yarn listed is what I used – Size may vary with other yarns.  May not be safe for small children. To childproof this toy, eliminate the glue-on wiggle eyes and embroider the eyes with black embroidery floss. Abbreviations:  SC =  HDC =  Ch =  Rnd(s) =  Beg =  SL ST =  Sts =  2tog =  * = nd  2 =

Single Crochet Half Double Crochet Chain Round(s) Beginning Slip Stitch Stitches Crochet 2 stitches together (decrease) Repeat stitches from * to end of * Second

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Head: With Pastel Green Yarn, Ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook = 5 sc Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in 2nd sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 30 sc Rnd 7: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 35 sc Rnds 8-11: Sc in each sc around Rnd 12: *Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 40 sc Rnd 13: *Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 45 sc Rnds 14-15: Sc in each sc Rnd 16: *Sc in next 7 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 40 sc Rnd 17: *Sc in next 6 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 35 sc Rnd 18: *Sc in next 5 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 30 sc Rnd 18: *Sc in next 4 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 25 sc Rnd 19: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. You will use this piece of yarn to sew the head on to the body. Stuff head firmly, do not sew opening closed. Eyes: (Make 2) With White Yarn, Ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook = 5 sc Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in 2nd sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc Rnds 6-8: Sc in each sc Rnd 9: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Fasten off. Assembling The Head: 1. Stuff eyes firmly. 2. Position and sew eyes on top of head. TIP: Slightly flatten the crocheted eyes after sewing on head and before gluing the wiggle eyes, 3. Thread black embroidery floss and sew mouth in a “V”.

4. Glue wiggle eyes on crocheted eye piece, allow to dry. Or if this toy is for a small child, embroider the eyes with black embroidery floss. 5. Using a cotton swab, apply face blush on cheeks. Head is done. Body: With White Yarn, Ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook = 5 sc Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in 2nd sc*, repeat from * around = 15 sc Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 25 sc Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * around = 30 sc Rnds 7-11: Sc in each sc around Rnd 12: *Sc in next 4 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 25 sc Rnd 13: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc Rnd 14: *Sc in next 2 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 15 sc Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough for sewing. Stuff body and sew opening closed. This will be the bottom of the body. Weave in yarn. Thread needle with piece of yarn from head and sew head on body. Weave in yarn. Arms: (Make 2) With Pastel Green Yarn, Ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook = 5 sc Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around = 10 sc Rnd 3-7: Sc in each sc around Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough for sewing. Stuff arms lightly. Sew arms on top sides of body. Weave in yarn. Legs: (Make 2) Ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook = 5 sc Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around = 10 sc Rnd 3-5: Sc in each sc around

Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough for sewing. Do not stuff legs. Sew legs on sides of body. Weave in yarn.

Keroppi is Done and measures 4-1/2” tall. Happy Crocheting!

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