Author Marjorie Jones Introduction This was one of my very first amigurumi patterns, inspired by my love of dragons, and a result of my not being able to find an easy pattern for a small crocheted dragon. This pattern is also one of my most popular, and I am delighted to find it is still going strong. Materials List Bulky yarn (I used Bernat Softee Chunky for my baby snow dragon) But reall, any yarn can be used for this pattern, just adjust your hook size accordingly. fiberfill or stuffing material Finished Size Depends on the yarn and hook size used. Gauge Not important. Notes Abbreviations used: sc = single crochet st = stitch ss = slip stitch inc = increase (do 2 single crochets in one stitch) dec = decrease ( insert hook into first stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, insert hook into the next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through the two loops on your hook) The Pattern As amigurumi is made in spirals, do not join rounds. FEET (Make 2) ARMS (Make 2) EARS AND SPINES (Make 5)
Free Crochet Pattern - Mousie (With Catnip)Size: Approximately 3 inches long, excluding tail. Materials: Crochet hook (size 2.5mm) Acrylic fine/laceweight yarn (18 wpi) - color of your choice Acrylic yarn in black/brown color (for the eyes) Stitch marker (a scrap piece of contrasting color yarn will do) Polyfill Premium catnip (optional) Tapestry needle Scissors Abbreviations: Ch – chain Sc – single crochet Sc2tog – single crochet next two single crochets together (=decrease) Rnd - round Instructions: Body When working in rounds, do not join rounds. Rnd 1: Ch 2. Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (8 sc) Rnd 3: (Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times around. (12 sc) Rnd 4: Sc even around. (12 sc) Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times around. (15 sc) Rnd 6 and 7: Sc even around. (15 sc) Rnd 8: (Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times around. (18 sc) Rnd 9: Work 2 sc in each of the next 6 sc (12 sc) and then sc in each of the next 12 sc (12 sc), totalling 24 sc in this rnd. Rnd 10 to 20: Sc even around. (24 sc) Stuff polyfill and catnip.