Thursday, October 2, 2008

Amigurumi HK Devil


Thank you for such an overwhelming response for this project. Per your requests, here is the pattern, just in time for Halloween! Enjoy!
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Materials:
Lion Brand Pound of Love - White
Red Heart Soft - Red
Size US-G/4mm Crochet Hook
Pink Embroidery Floss
Polyester Fiberfill
2 - 9mm Safety Eyes
Black Pipe Cleaner, Optional
Blunt darning needle

Abbreviations:
SC = Single Crochet
Ch = Chain
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Beg = Beginning
Sts = Stitches
2tog = Crochet 2 stitches together (decrease)
* = Repeat stitches from * to end of *

Pattern Notes:
1. This pattern is worked in continuous rounds; do not join and do not turn. Use stitch marker to indicate beginning of rounds.
2. Yarns listed is what I used – size may vary with other yarns.
3. Gown is crocheted directly on the body.

Head:
Ch 2Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second 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 7-12: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 13: *Sc in next 4 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 25 sc
Rnd 14: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 15: *Sc in next 2 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Fasten off, leaving a long tail; insert safety eyes and stuff firmly. Sew opening closed.

Head Dress:
Ch 2Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second 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 7-14: Sc in each sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Horns:
Ch 2Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3-4: Sc around
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

At this point, you will insert the head into the head dress. Position horns on each side, cupping slightly. Sew onto head. To shape the horns, pinch the horns to curve inward slightly,

Bow:
Rnd 1: Ch 6
Rnd 2: Sc in second ch from hook, ch 1, turn.
Rnd 3-6: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Fasten off, leave long tail for sewing.
To Form Bow:
1. Weave in short piece of yarn (where ch was started) to center;
2. Weave in long tail to center;
3. Pinch center and wrap long tail around several time (4 or 5 times);
4. Thread through blunt needle and secure by running under the wrapped part, bringing it out; secure firmly.
5. Attach the bow to side of head.

Body:
Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc = 10 sc
Rnd 3: *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in second 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 6-10: Sc in each sc around
Rnd 11: *Sc in next 3 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 20 sc
Rnd 12: *Sc in next 2 sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 15 sc
Rnd 13: *Sc in next sc, sc 2tog*, repeat from * around = 10 sc
Fasten off leave long tail; stuff firmly. Sew opening closed (this will be the bottom). Flatten bottom so kitty can stand.

Gown:
1. With Red yarn, starting on top of body, insert crochet hook in sc and pull yarn through to form a loop, secure;
2. Continue pulling yarn through each sc, sc around.
3. Now make 2 sc in ea sc around.
4. *Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat from * around
5. Continue sc until gown reaches bottom of body base.
Fasten off. Weave in yarn.
Arms: (Make 2)
Using White Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 5 sc in second ch from hook = 5 sc
Rnd 2: Sc around
Join Red Yarn
Rnd 3-6: Sc aroundFasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Do not stuff.
Legs: (make 2)Using Red Yarn, Ch 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook = 6 sc
Rnd 2-4: Sc aroundFasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Do not stuff.
For her little fork, use black pipe cleaner. Cut 2-1/2” piece and 1” piece. Wrap the 1” piece around top – curve and shape into top of fork.
To Assemble:
1. Attach head to body.
2. Attach arms, just below head.
3. Attach legs.
4. Attach bow(s).
5. With black yarn, tie a knot in center of fork and sew into tip of hand, secure and trim yarn.6. 6. Using pink embroidery floss, sew nose.
Your Lil HK Devil is complete!
Doll measures 4-1/2” tall.

Happy Crocheting!

12 comments:

Lena said...

Hi Armina,
thaks for visiting my blog and for your kind words.
I just love your kities, this is my favorite.
Sorry my bad english.

Armina said...

Thank you - I hope you enjoy them

Emma said...

Hi Armina,
I found your patterns by way of a crochey group at yahoo. I am so glad someone posted a link to you. Your Patterns are FANTASTIC!!!!!
I really love them and I know my grandkids and oldest daughter will love the finished one for Christmas.
FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!Emma

Armina said...

Thank you Emma- I love creating and sharing my patterns. I hope you and your family enjoys them as well. Happy Crocheting!

Conni said...

Thanks for sharing. is it possible to make this without the horns? just regular kitty?

Armina said...

Hi Conni
I have 2 patterns for the regular Hello Kitty - one small and one large - here are the links

http://arminas-aminals.blogspot.com/2008/03/ami-hello-kitty.html

http://arminas-aminals.blogspot.com/2009/02/large-hello-kitty-doll.html

I would love to see your project when you are done.

Monfahcrochet doll said...

HiArmina,
Thank you for your sharing the fantastic pattern.
I love it and i will do and show you soon.

Armina said...

You are welcome - enjoy the pattern!

cucuracha said...

hi armina,

can you please let me know what the size of your eyes was? i have to order some eyes, the ones i still have are too small oder too big ;)

Armina said...

I always 9mm safety eyes for my Kitties.

cucuracha said...

thanks! :)

Noa said...

how lovely, I will try to do it.
Thanks for it