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Amigurumi Pikachu Crochet Pattern

Pikachu, not only the most popular and famous Pokemon in the world, but also definitely the only Pokemon that gave name to a newfound protein.

This little electrically charged mouse makes it difficult for fans to collect all of this Pokemon’s fan merchandise, as there’s literally everything with Pikachu name on it, from bedding to actual airplanes.

If you still miss a crocheted Pikachu in your collection, you can catch up on that and crochet this little Pikachu yourself quickly and easily.

This crochet Pikachu is crocheted with chain stitches, slip stitches ans single crochet stitches in spiral rounds and in rows and is easy to crochet.

The depicted Amigurumi Pikachu has been crocheted with the “Schachenmayr Catania” yarn with a 2.5 mm crochet hook and has sitting a height of 7 cm.

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Pikachu Crochet Pattern

Needed Techniques

  • Slip Knot
  • Magic Ring
  • Chain Stitch
  • Slip Stitch
  • Single Crochet (sc)
  • 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, yellow, red, brown
  • 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)), Sun (Sonne (208)), Maroon (Marone (157)), Signal Red (Signalrot (115))

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Crochet the Head and Body

The head and body is crocheted in one piece in Sun 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 Sun.
  • 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: 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. Crochet 18 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 17: 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 18-19: 2 rounds, each round 24 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 20: 1 sc, 1 decrease, [2 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 5 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 Sun 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 Sun.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: Crochet the complete round into the front 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 Sun in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 arms.

  • Crochet the arms in spiral rounds in Sun.
  • 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 Ears (2x)

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

  • Crochet the ears in spiral rounds in Black.
  • 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: 1 increase, 5 sc (7 stitches).
  • Round 5: Color change to Sun, 3 sc, 1 increase, 3 sc (8 stitches).
  • Round 6: 1 increase, 7 sc (9 stitches).
  • Round 7-8: 2 rounds, each round 9 sc (9 stitches).
  • Round 9: 1 decrease, 7 sc (8 stitches).
  • Round 10: 3 sc, 1 decrease, 3 sc (7 stitches).
  • Finish: Fill the ears with polyfill. Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Cheeks (2x)

The cheeks are crocheted in Signal Red in spiral rounds with slip stitches and single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 cheeks.

  • Crochet the cheeks in spiral rounds in Signal Red.
  • Round 1: 8 sc into the Magic Ring (8 stitches).
  • Round 2: 1 slip stitch into the 1st stitch of the previous round.
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Tail

The tail is crocheted in Sun and Maroon in rows with chain stitches, slip stitches and single crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the tail in rows in Sun.
  • Row 1: 9 chain stitches (9 stitches).
  • Row 2: 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 7 sc (8 stitches).
  • Row 3-5: 3 rows, each row 1 turning chain, 8 sc (8 stitches).

  • Row 6: 4 chain stitches, 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 5 sc (6 stitches).


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  • Row 7-8: 2 rows, each row 1 turning chain, 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Row 9: Color change to Maroon, 4 chain stitches, 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 5 sc (6 stitches).
  • Row 10-11: 2 rows, each row 1 turning chain, 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Row 12: 1 turning chain, 6 slip stitches (6 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.

Ears: Sew the ears right and left 3 stitch rows from the middle of the head onto the head.

Cheeks: Sew the cheeks to the right and left below the eyes onto the head.

Tail: Sew the tail in the middle of the back of the body as shown in the pictures.

Stripes: Use a tapestry needle and Maroon colored threads to pull two stripes onto the back.

Mouth and Nose: Make a thick knot with a Black thread and pull the two ends of the thread 2 to 3 stitch rows centered under the eyes through the head. This represents the nose. Embroider 1 stitch row below the nose with a Black thread the mouth, using 3 stitches next to each other.

DONE!

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