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Amigurumi Crochet Dragon Pattern

The Dragon, majestic ruler of the sky and most popular mythic creature of all. The dragon appears in many roles, as keeper of epic treasures and lore, as faithful companion and mount or as little crocheted plushy friend to take with you.

This crochet dragon is easy to work and comes with all parts that make a dragon a dragon, wings, spikes and in this case even in a convenient size.

This Crochet Dragon is crocheted with chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochet stitches, half double crochet stitches and double crochet stitches in spiral rounds and in rows and is easy to crochet.

The depicted Amigurumi Dragon has been crocheted with the “Schachenmayr Catania” yarn with a 2.5 mm crochet hook and has sitting a height of 5.5 cm.

Dragon Crochet Pattern

Needed Techniques

  • Slip Knot
  • Magic Ring
  • Chain Stitch
  • Slip Stitch
  • Single Crochet (sc)
  • Half Double Crochet
  • Double Crochet
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Crochet into Front and Back Loop
  • Color Change
  • Close Openings
  • Sewing

Needed Materials and Tools

  • 2.5 mm Crochet Hook
  • 6 mm Safety Eyes
  • Stitch Marker
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Polyfill
  • Scissors
  • Colors: black, dark blue, light blue
  • This pattern was crocheted using the „Schachenmayr Catania“ yarn (100% Cotton, Meterage: 125 m, Yarn Ball Weight: 50 g, Yarn Weight: Sport – 5ply / Fine (2)) in the following colors:
  • Black (Schwarz (110)), Ocean (Ocean (400)), Light Blue (Hellblau (173))

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Crochet the Head and Body

The head and body is crocheted in one piece in Ocean and Light Blue in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches.

Use the check boxes to mark your finished rounds, rows and steps.

  • Crochet the head and body in spiral rounds in Ocean.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: [1sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (18 stitches).
  • Round 4: 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 5: [3 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (30 stitches).
  • Round 6-11: 6 rounds, each round 30 sc (30 stitches).
  • Round 12: [3 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (24 stitches).
  • Round 13: 1 sc, 1 decrease, [2 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 14: [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 15: Crochet the complete round into the front loop only. [1sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (18 stitches).
  • Round 16: Fill the head with polyfill. 7 sc, color change to Light Blue, 4 sc, Color change to Ocean, 7 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 17: 1 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc, color change to Light Blue, 1 increase, 2 sc, 1 increase, color change to Ocean, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 2 times, 1 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 18-19: 2 rounds, each round 9 sc, color change to Light Blue, 6 sc, color change to Ocean, 9 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 20: 1 sc, 1 decrease, 2 sc, 1 decrease, 2 sc, color change to Light Blue, 1 decrease, 2 sc, 1 decrease, color change to Ocean, [2 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 2 times, 1 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 21: Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 22: Fill the body only with some polyfill, do not stuff the body too full. [1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously, close the opening, weave in and hide the leftover yarn.

Crochet the Legs (2x)

The legs are crocheted in Light Blue and Ocean in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 legs. The finished legs do not need to be filled with polyfill.

  • Crochet the legs in spiral rounds in Light Blue.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: Color change to Ocean. Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. Crochet 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 4-5: 2 rounds, each round 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 6: [1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Arms (2x)

The arms are crocheted in Ocean in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 arms.

  • Crochet the arms in spiral rounds in Ocean.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (9 stitches).
  • Round 3-4: 2 rounds, each round 9 sc (9 stitches).
  • Round 5: [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Fill the arms with a little bit of polyfill. Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Muzzle

The muzzle is crocheted in Ocean in spiral rounds with chain stitches and single crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the muzzle in spiral rounds in Ocean.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till th end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: Crochet 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet only 2 sc.
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Tail

The tail is crocheted in Ocean in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the tail in spiral rounds in Ocean.
  • Round 1: 4 sc into the Magic Ring (4 stitches).
  • Round 2: 1 increase, 3 sc (5 stitches).
  • Round 3: 2 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc (6 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Round 5: 1 increase, 5 sc (7 stitches).
  • Round 6: Crochet 7 sc (7 stitches).
  • Round 7: 3 sc, 1 increase, 3 sc (8 stitches).
  • Round 8: Crochet 8 sc (8 stitches).
  • Round 9: 1 increase, 7 sc (9 stitches).
  • Round 10: Crochet 9 sc (9 stitches).
  • Round 11: 4 sc, 1 increase, 4 sc (10 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Wings (2x)

The wings are crocheted in Black and Light Blue in rows with chain stitches and single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 wings.

  • Crochet the wings in rows in Black.
  • Row 1: Crochet 18 chain stitches (18 stitches).
  • Row 2: 1 sc into the 2nd stitch on the hook, 7 sc, skip 2 stitches, 7 sc (15 stitches).
  • Row 3: Color change to Light Blue, 1 turning chain, 7 sc, skip 1 stitch, 6 sc (13 stitches).
  • Row 4: Turn without turning chain, 1 decrease, 3 sc, skip 1 stitch, 4 sc, 1 decrease (9 stitches).
  • Row 5: Turn without turning chain, 1 decrease, 2 sc, skip 1 stitch, 1 sc, 1 decrease (5 stitches).
  • Row 6: 2 chain stitches, 1 stitch into the 2nd stitch from the hook, turn the wing, 2 sc, skip 1 stitch, 1 sc, 1 slip stitch.

  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Head Spikes

The spikes are crocheted in Black in rows with chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochet stitches and double crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the spikes in rows in Black.
  • Row 1: Crochet 18 chain stitches (18 stitches).
  • Spike 1: 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 1 chain stitch, 1 double crochet into the next stitch on the chain, 2 chain stitches, 1 slip stitch into the same stitch as the double crochet stitch, 1 slip stitch.
  • Spike 2-5: [1 sc, 1 chain stitch, 1 double crochet into the next stitch on the chain, 2 chain stitches, 1 slip stitch into the same stitch as the double crochet stitch, 1 slip stitch] repeat 4 times.
  • Spike 6: 1 sc, 1 chain stitch, 1 double crochet into the next stitch on the chain, 2 chain stitches, 1 slip stitch into the same stitch as the double crochet stitch.
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Eyebrows (2x)

The eyebrows are crocheted in Ocean in rows with chain stitches. Crochet a total of 2 eyebrows.

  • Crochet the eyebrows in rows in Ocean.
  • Row 1: Crochet 3 chain stitches (3 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Ears (2x)

The ears are crocheted in Ocean in rows with chain stitches, single crochet stitches and half double stitches. Crochet a total of 2 ears.

  • Crochet the ears in rows in Ocean.
  • Row 1: Crochet 3 chain stitches (3 stitches).
  • Row 2: 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 1 half double crochet (2 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Assembling

Legs: After you’ve finished crocheting all pieces, start sewing the legs onto the body. Start sewing the first leg onto the body directly over the edge that was created by the round that was crocheted only into the back loop. Sew on the second leg 4 to 5 stitches left or right from the first leg, again just over the edge.

Arms: Sew the arms left and right onto the body, 1 stitch row under the “neck”. Do not sew the arms directly over the legs but slightly behind the legs.

Eyes: Attach the safety eyes after the 7th stitch row counting from the top center of the head. The eyes are 4 stitches apart from each other.

Muzzle: Sew the muzzle centered below the eyes onto the head.

Spikes: Sew the spikes onto the middle of the head running from the front to the back. Start sewing on the spikes 2 to 3 stitch rows above the eyes.

Tail: Sew the tail onto the middle of the back of the body just above the stitch edge.

Wings: Sew the wings right and left just behind the arms onto the body.

Ears: Sew the ears right and left 3 to 4 stitch rows from the spikes onto the head.

Eyebrows: Pull both threads of each eyebrow through a stitch right and left above the eyes and pull them tight. Weave in and hide the threads inside the head.

DONE!

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