10.24.2017

Candy Corn Pusheen Amigurumi Crochet Pattern & Tutorial

This week on Instagram while scrolling through my feed, this picture stopped me cold. 
How freakin' adorable, am-I-right!?!? I knew I had to try to make my own Candy Corn Pusheen and I decided that if it was a success, I'd share my pattern with you!! And here she is!
I would say the pattern was a success so, as promised, here's the FREE patternThis pattern took me about 2 hrs to create, a fast crocheter might only need an hour to make this sweetie! 


Crochet Candy Corn Pusheen Pattern

Difficulty: ♡ Advanced Beginner 

This is a wonderful beginner's project but it does use a few advanced techniques: The magic ring, invisible decrease and a slip stitch join of the two halves. Planet June has a wonderful tutorial of how to do the invisible decrease and the magic ring

Materials You'll Need:
• Worsted weight yarn - I used White, Yellow and Orange
• Crochet hook - Size E (3.5 mm) but depends on yarn weight
• Embroidery thread - Black
• 2 - 6 mm safety eyes
• Key chain or lanyard
• Stuffing - Polyfil
 Yarn or Darning Needle
• Scissors

Stitch Pattern Key
Rnd - Round
MR - Magic Ring (magic circle, magic loop)
st - Stitch
ch - Chain
sc - Single Crochet
sl st - Slip Stitch
inc - Increase (two sc in one)
dec - Decrease (Invisible Decrease recommended)
[##] - Number of stitches in Round
( ) x 6 - Repeat action within ( ) 6 times

Notes: Finished Size: 2.5" x 2" (6 cm x 5 cm)  ❤  I use the joined-round method of amigurumi, most people do not.  This pattern works for both spiral and joined rounds, use the method you are most comfortable with. 


Candy Corn Pusheen
BODY
Starting at the top with her ears: Make 2, tie off EAR #1 but do not tie off EAR #2. 
Start with white yarn:
Rnd 1: In a MR, sc 4 [4] 
Rnd 2: (Inc then sc) x 2 [6]
Ch 2 and sl st EARS together, as shown below:
Rnd 3: Sc in each st [16]
Rnd 4: (sc 2 then inc) x 5, sc in last st. [21]
Rnd 5: Sc in each st [21] 
Rnd 6: (Inc then sc 3) x 5, inc in last st [27]
Insert two 6 mm eyes between Rnds 4 & 5, 6 holes apart. 

Switch to Orange yarn:
Rnds 7 - 11: (5 Rnds) Sc in each st [27]

Switch to Yellow yarn:
Rnds 12 -14: (3 Rnds) Sc in each st [27]
Stitch on a mouth with black embroidery thread. Also, gently stretch out the orange band to make the body look round and full. 
Rnd 15: (sc 3 then dec) x 5, sc in last 2 sts [22]
Rnd 16: (dec then sc 2) x 5, dec the last 2 sts together [16]
Start stuffing the body.
Rnd 17: Dec around eight times. Finish stuffing and tie off hole. The body should sit up-right. 
The Finished Body:

FEET - Make 4: 2 Orange, 2 Yellow
Rnd 1: In a MR, sc 5 [5]
Rnd 2: Sc in each st [5]
Fold foot in half and sc 2 times, with both halves together, across the top to close the piece as shown: 
Sew the orange FEET onto Rnds 8-10. Sew the yellow FEET onto Rnds 14-15. 
TAIL
Start with Orange yarn:
Rnd 1: In a MR, sc 6 [6]
Rnd 2: Sc in each st [6]
Tie off and leave a tail for sewing orange stripes on the yellow part of the tail. 

Switch to Yellow yarn:
Rnd 3-5: (3 Rnds) Sc in each st [6]
Fold tail in half and sc 3 times, with both halves together, across the top to close the piece as shown above for the feet. With the extra orange yarn tail, sew a few stripes on the yellow part of tail as shown below. 
Sew tail onto the lower back side of Pusheen's body, like in this picture:
You can stop there or add a key chain and take your cute little Pusheen with you wherever you go! My little helper loves her, I bet any kid or kid-at-heart would!

That's it, friends! I really hope you enjoyed this mini pattern and tutorial! If you loved this design and would like to see more of my work and support Ami Amore, please visit my Etsy shop! You can also find my designs on Ravelry and Amigurumipatterns.net

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Until next time,



8.21.2017

Snuggle Puppy Pattern


Hey Everyone!

Today I am very excited to share my latest pattern with you! I"d like to introduce you to the Snuggle Puppy!


He's cute, cuddly, he's perfect for babies and children. The pattern is simple, with a difficulty rating of EASY! 


Standing, the finished toy is about 6 inches, sitting height is about 4.5 inches. From start to finish, the pattern should take about 3-5 hours to complete, but that does depend on your skill level and crocheting speed.

The pattern is detailed and professional, if I do say so myself, with clear process pics, and instructions!

His every side is just so adorable! I'm in love with this little guy! My two-year-old loves carrying him around and taking him with to nap time 💗💗

Want to start making your own little pup? Visit one of my pattern shops to get your pattern and start your cutie today!

AmigurumiPatterns.net: http://www.amigurumipatterns.net/shop/AmiAmore/

Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/snuggle-puppy-dog

Want to share a picture of your finished to with me and the world? Go to Instagram and post your puppy with the hashtag #snugglepuppypattern so I can find your work!

Have a great week guys!