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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

"Tumbler" grumpy cat - free amigurumi pattern

This pattern is dedicated to all cat lovers, especially the Grumpy cat lovers  
( including me) :)


grumpy cat amigurumi

Note: if you don't have eyelash yarn, just use brushing yarn technique for the head and body part. This very fast and easy pattern is also suitable for any type of yarn and hook.

Materials:
5mm crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn: white, brown
Eyelash yarn: white
Felt: brown, white, green
Pink embroidery floss or pink yarn for the nose and mouth.
Fiber fill


Abbreviations:
Sc Single crochet
Ch = Chain
Sl = Slip stitch

Inc = Increase
Dec = Decrease
Tc = Triple crochet
Dc = Double crochet
Inc tc = 2 triple crochet in same stitch
Inc dc = 2 double crochet in same stitch
Hdc= half double crochet
Dec hdc= half double crochet 2 stitches together
Inc hdc= 2 half double crochet in same stitch


Head & Body: using white worsted weight yarn and white eyelash yarn.
For more information about working with eyelash yarn, visit this tutorial
R1: magic ring, 8 sts
R2: inc, ( 8 times), 16 sts
R3: 1 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 24 sts
R4: 2 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 32 sts
R5: 3 sc, inc, ( 8 times),40 sts
R6 to R14: sc around, 40 sts
R15: 4 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 48 sts
R16: sc around, 48 sts
R17: 5 sc, inc, ( 8 times), 56 sts
R18 to R24: sc around, 56 sts
R25: 5 sc, dec, ( 8 times),48 sts
R26: 4 sc, dec, ( 8 times), 40 sts
R27: 3 sc, dec,( 8 times), 32 sts
R28: 2 sc, dec, ( 8 times),24 sts ( begin stuffing)
R29: 1 sc, dec, ( 8 times),16 sts
R30: dec, ( 8 times), 8 sts  ( fasten off)  
 
Ears: ( make 2), using brown yarn
R1: magic ring, 4 sts
R2: 1 sc, inc, ( 2 times),  6 sts
R3: 2 sc, inc, ( 2 times),  8 sts
R4: 3 sc, inc, ( 2 times), 10 sts
R5: 4 sc, inc, ( 2 times), 12 sts
R6: 5 sc, inc, ( 2 times), 14 sts
R7: 6 sc, inc, ( 2 times), 16 sts
R8 to R10: sc around, 16 sts ( fasten off)
No need to stuff, attach to top of the head.

Tail: using brown yarn
R1: magic ring, 6 sts
R2: inc, ( 6 times), 12 sts
R3: 1 sc, inc, ( 6 times), 18 sts ( stuff as you go)
R4 to R25: sc around, 18 sts
R26: dec, ( 6 times), 9 sts ( fasten off)
Attach to back of the body
 
Felt work for the eyes:



 Use pink floss or yarn to embroider nose and mouth on white felt, then attach to the middle of the face.


grumpy cat amigurumi

Finish it! 
I bet a grumpy cat face on your working table still make you smile or show it to your boss in a particular circumstance  that you suppose to do so ... ( joked)
Whatever, happy crafting xD





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