Amigurumi

Mini Pokemon Series: Charmander Amigurumi Pattern

Next in the Mini Pokemon series is one of my favorites, Charmander! I just love how cute he is!

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Charmander Amigurumi Pattern

Materials:

  • Yarn colors: orange, white, black, red, and yellow (I used up some yarns in my stash, which were mostly Red Heart yarns)
  • Size D/3-3.25mm hook
  • 2 6mm plastic safety eyes
  • POLY-FIL Fiber (100% Polyester Fiberfil) “stuffing”
  • Yarn Needle
  • Sewing Needle

Pattern – Body:

Rnd 1: In white, make a magic circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the circle. Join to the beginning of the round and ch 1.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. Change to orange, join and ch 1.

Rnd 3: In orange, *2 sc in first st, 1 sc in next st* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 4: Work 1 sc in each st around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 5: *sc2tog, sc in next st* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Carefully stuff the body, but do not overstuff!

Rnd 6: *sc2tog* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 7: *sc2tog* – repeat around. Join and fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use the tail end of the yarn and your yarn needle to sew closed the remaining hole. Weave in ends.

Pattern – Head:

Rnd 1: In orange, make a magic circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the circle. Join to the beginning of the round and ch 1.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in first st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 4: Work 1 sc in each st around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 5: *sc2tog, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Insert your safety eyes into round 4, spacing them so they are a few stitches apart. See photo for details if necessary.

Carefully stuff the head, but do not overstuff!

Rnd 6: *sc2tog* – repeat around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 7: *sc2tog* – repeat around. Join and fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use the tail end of the yarn and your yarn needle to sew closed the remaining hole. Weave in ends.

Pattern – Legs (make 4):

Rnd 1: In orange, make a magic circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the circle. Join to the beginning of the round and ch 1.

Rnd 2: Work 1 sc in each st around. Join and fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use the tail end of the yarn and your yarn needle to sew closed the remaining hole. Weave in ends.

Pattern – Tail (main piece):

Rnd 1: In orange, make a magic circle. Ch 1 and work 6 sc in the center of the circle. Join to beginning and ch 1.

Rnd 2: Work 1 sc in each st around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 3: sc2tog, then sc in each of the remaining 4 sts. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 4: Work 1 sc in each st around. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 5:  sc2tog, then sc in each of the remaining 3 sts. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 6: sc2tog, then sc in each of the remaining 2 sts. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 7: sc2tog, then sc in the last remaining st. Join and ch 1.

Rnd 8: sc2tog. Join and fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Using the tail end of the yarn and your yarn needle, carefully sew the tail to the body. See photos if necessary. Weave in ends.

Pattern – Tail Fire (make 1 in yellow and 1 in red):

Rnd 1: Ch 3. Starting in 2nd chain space from hook: sc, sl st. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Carefully sew the red and yellow tail fire pieces to the main tail piece. If needed, carefully make a stitch or two between the pieces so they don’t split apart. Weave in ends.

Pattern – Nose/Nostrils:

Take a piece (about  6”) of black 4-ply yarn and carefully split in half. The result is two strands of 2-ply yarn. Use a sewing needle to carefully make stitches for the nostrils. See photos if necessary. Weave in ends.

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There you go! I love his firey tail, and I think his little nostrils are really adorable. What do you think?

Next up (and possibly the last for a while) is the cutest of the bunch: Bulbasaur!

***Please feel free to share this pattern with other crafters! You may make and sell products from my patterns, but I ask that you please link back to my post. Please do not copy this pattern and claim it as your own. Let’s share the yarn-crafting love!***

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