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Amigurumi Crochet Sheep Pattern – “The Chubby Sheep”

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The chubby sheep, the voluminous sheep on the pasture. With its enormous hunger and appetite for grass it had to be moved it its own pasture to give all those other sheeps a chance to be able to get some food for themselves.

This amigurumi sheep is not only round, knobbly, cuddly as a cuddly toy but has many other uses. It can be used as a gawking doorstop, as a gawking projectile to defend your own meals or as a chubby paperweight.

This crochet sheep is crocheted with single crochet stitches and bobble stitches in spiral rounds and is easy to crochet.

The depicted amigurumi sheep has been crocheted with the “Schachenmayr Catania” yarn with a 2.5 mm crochet hook and has a length of 12 cm and a height of 9 cm.

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Crochet the Head and Body

The head and body is crocheted in one piece in Stone and Créme in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches and bobble stitches.

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

  • Crochet the head and body in spiral rounds in Stone.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: [1 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (18 stitches).
  • Round 4: [5 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (21 stitches).
  • Round 5: 3 sc, 1 increase, [6 sc, 1 increase] repeat 2 times, 3 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 6: [7 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (27 stitches).
  • Round 7: 4 sc, 1 increase, [8 sc, 1 increase] repeat 2 times, 4 sc (30 stitches).
  • Round 8: [9 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (33 stitches).
  • Round 9: 5 sc, 1 increase, [10 sc, 1 increase] repeat 2 times, 5 sc (36 stitches).
  • Round 10: [11 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (39 stitches).
  • Round 11: 6 sc, 1 increase, [12 sc, 1 increase] repeat 2 times, 6 sc (42 stitches).
  • Round 12-16: 5 rounds, each round 42 sc (42 stitches).
  • Round 17: Color change to Créme. Crochet 42 sc (42 stitches).
  • Crochet 1 chain stitch and turn. Continue to crochet in the opposite direction, otherwise the bobble stitch would form on the inside.

  • Round 18: 2 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 9 times, 3 sc (42 stitches).
  • Round 19: Crochet 42 sc (42 stitches).
  • Round 20: 5 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 9 times (42 stitches).
  • Round 21: Crochet 42 sc (42 stitches).
  • Round 22: Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. 3 sc, 1 increase, [6 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 3 sc (48 stitches).
  • Round 23: [1 sc, 1 bobble, 3 sc, 1 bobble, 1 sc, 1 increase] repeat 6 times (54 stitches).
  • Round 24: 4 sc, 1 increase, [8 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 4 sc (60 stitches).
  • Round 25: [1 bobble, 3 sc, 1 bobble, 3 sc, 1 bobble, 1 increase] repeat 6 times (66 stitches).
  • Round 26: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 27: [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times, 2 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 28: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 29: 1 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times (66 stitches).
  • Round 30: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).

  • Round 31: [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times, 2 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 32: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 33: 1 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times (66 stitches).
  • Round 34: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 35: [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times, 2 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 36: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 37: 1 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times (66 stitches).
  • Round 38: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 39: [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times, 2 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 40: Crochet 66 sc (66 stitches).
  • Round 41: 1 sc, 1 bobble, [3 sc, 1 bobble] repeat 16 times (66 stitches).
  • Round 42: [9 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (60 stitches).
  • Round 43: [2 sc, 1 bobble, 3 sc, 1 bobble, 1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 6 times (54 stitches).
  • Round 44: [7 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (48 stitches).
  • Round 45: [1 bobble, 3 sc, 1 bobble, 1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 6 times (42 stitches).
  • Round 46: Fill the head and body with polyfill. [5 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (36 stitches).
  • Round 47: [2 sc, 1 bobble, 1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 6 times (30 stitches).
  • Round 48: [3 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (24 stitches).
  • Round 49: [1 bobble, 1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 6 times (18 stitches).
  • Round 50: Fill the unfilled area of the body with polyfill. [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 51: 6 decreases (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously, close the opening, weave in and hide the leftover yarn.

Crochet the Ears (2x)

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

  • Crochet the ears in spiral rounds in Stone.
  • Round 1: 4 sc into the Magic Ring (4 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (8 stitches).
  • Round 3: [1 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 4: 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 3 times, 1 sc (16 stitches).
  • Round 5: [3 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (20 stitches).
  • Round 6-7: 2 rounds, each round 20 sc (20 stitches).
  • Round 8: 6 sc, [1 decrease] repeat 4 times, 6 sc (16 stitches).
  • Round 9: Crochet 16 sc (16 stitches).
  • Round 10: 4 sc, [1 decrease] repeat 4 times, 4 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 11: 2 sc, [1 decrease] repeat 4 times, 2 sc (8 stitches).
  • Round 12: Crochet 8 sc (8 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Legs (4x)

The legs are crocheted in Stone in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 4 legs.

  • Crochet the legs in spiral rounds in Stone.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: [3 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (15 stitches).
  • Round 5-8: 4 rounds, each round 15 sc (15 stitches).
  • Round 9: [3 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 10: Crochet 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Eyes (2x)

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

  • Crochet the eyes in spiral rounds in White.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 3 times, 1 sc (16 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet 16 sc (16 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing

Assembling

Pupils: The pupils are 6 mm safety eyes which have to be shortened a little after attaching to the eye so that the eye itself is not unintentionally deformed after sewing it onto the head.

Push the safety eye through the middle of the crocheted eye. If you have problems pushing the safety eye through the middle of the crocheted eye, take a crochet hook and pierce it through the middle to enlarge the opening.

Then attach the washer and cut short the stem of the eye with scissors.

Eyes: Sew on the eyes 3 stitch rows before the Créme colored area on the head. The eyes should have at the narrowest point a distance of 1 stitch to each other.

Ears: Sew on the ears left and right behind the eyes. The ears should be as close as possible to the color transition.

Legs: Since the body consists mostly of bobbles, you have to sew the legs over a bobble. Begin sewing on the front legs in the 3rd “bobble row”, begin counting from the color transition. Sew on the legs so that the “feet” (the round part of the legs) are attached lower than the bottom of the body. Then sew the hind legs at the same height as the front legs at the back of the body.

DONE!

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