It was great to finally be able to share Nola the little girl amigurumi crochet pattern. I remember my first human-shaped amigurumi was a little girl in a red hood, but I didn’t write down the pattern. At that time, I had not been diligent in writing the amigurumi pattern I had made ;p
After all this time, I had the desire again to make amigurumi in human form. Then be Maya. At that time, I didn’t take the step by step’s photo. So, I re-created Maya crochet pattern with a few improvements. Then Nola, Maya’s sister, was born 😀
Hopefully Nola gives happiness to you all. Happy crocheting.
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– Skin tone
8 mm safety eyes
Adhesive (make sure it’s safe for the yarn you use)
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sc inc = single crochet increase (2 sc in next st)
sc dec = single crochet decrease (join next 2 sts into 1)
dc inc = double crochet increase (2 dc in next st)
BLO = back loop only
sl st = slip stitch
Arms (make 2)
Round 1: Magic ring, 5 sc (5)
Round 2: 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc (7)
Round 3-12: sc in each stitch, 10 rounds (7)
Legs (make 2)
Round 1: Magic ring, 6 sc (6)
Round 2: 2 sc, inc (8)
Round 3-14: sc in each stitch – 12 rounds (8)
Make 2, don’t cut yarn at second leg. Continue to work body part.
Round 15: 3 ch, 8 sc in first leg, 3 sc in ch, 8 sc in second leg (22)
Round 16: 4 sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, 4 sc, inc, 1 sc (26)
Round 17-18: sc in each stitch – 2 rounds (26)
Round 19: 4 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 5 sc, dec, 4 sc, dec, 1 sc (22)
Round 20: 4 sc, dec, 9 sc, dec, 5 sc (20)
Round 21-22: sc in each stitch – 2 rounds (20)
Round 23: 9 sc, dec, 7 sc, dec (18)
Round 24: sc in each stitch (18)
Stuffing as you go
Round 25: *4 sc, dec* 3 times (15)
Round 26: *3 sc, dec* 3 times (12)
Round 27: *1 sc, dec* 4 times (8)
Round 28-30: sc in each stitch – 3 rounds (8)
Round 31: *inc* 8 times (16)
Round 32: *1 sc, inc* 8 times (24)
Stuffing the neck part firmly
Round 33: 1 sc, *inc, 2 sc* 7 times, inc, 1 sc (32)
Round 34: *3 sc, inc* 8 times (40)
Round 35: 2 sc, *inc, 4 sc* 7 times, inc, 2 sc (48)
Round 36-37: sc in each stitch – 2 rounds (48)
Round 38: 23 sc, popcorn stitch for the nose, 25 sc (48)
Step by step how to make popcorn stitch:
- Yarn over.
- Insert in next stitch, yarn over and pull through the stitch, there are 3 loops on hook
- Yarn over.
- Pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over.
- Insert in the same stitch, yarn over and pull through the stitcch, there are 4 loops on hook.
- Yarn over.
- Pull through 2 loops on hook,.
- Yarn over .
- Insert in the same stitch, yarn over and pull through the stitcch, there are 5 loops on hook.
- Yarn over.
- Pull through 2 loops on hook
- Yarn over.
- Pull through 4 yarn that left on hook.
- Make sc in the next stitch, tidy up the popcorn stitch so it becomes nose.
Round 39: 23 sc, BLO sc, 25 sc (48)
Round 40-47: sc in each stitch – 8 rounds (48)
Attach eyes between Round 40 dan 41, 9 stitches apart
Embroider the cheek with pink yarn
Round 48: 3 sc, *dec, 6 sc* 5 times, dec, 3 sc (42)
Round 49: *5 sc, dec* 6 times (36)
Round 50: 2 sc, *dec, 4 sc* 5 times, dec, 2 sc (30)
Round 51: 3 sc, dec (24)
Round 52: 1 sc, *dec, 2 sc* 5 times, dec, 1 sc (24)
Round 53: *1 sc, dec* 6 times (12)
Stuffing before close the head
Round 54: *dec* 6 times (6)
Sew arms to body.
Make 29 ch as Main Chain (MC).
Count retreat from MC 29. There are 3 kind of strands with different length.
MC 29: 14 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 12 sc, sl st in MC 27 [1 strand] (12)
MC 28-22: 14 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 12 sc, sl st in next MC [7 strands] (12)
MC 21: 20 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 18 sc, sl st in MC 19 [1 strand] (18)
MC 20-3: 30 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 28 sc, sl st in next MC [18 strands] (28)
MC 2: 20 ch, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 18 sc, sl st in MC 1 [1 strand] (18)
Using a yarn needle, thread a piece of same coloured yarn from the start of the MC to the end. Tie both ends and pull tight to completely close the hole of the hair wig.
Secure each strand of hair in its appropriate position on the head using pins. There are 28 strands of hair, of which the shortest 8 strands are the fringe. Slowly remove one strand at a time to apply adhesive and pit it back down to dry.
3 ch in the beginning of row or round do not counted as dc.
Row 1: 46 ch, skip 3 ch, *1 dc, 2 dc inc* 10 times, 1 ch, turn (30), 23 ch left as dress strap
Row 2: Change to yellow, 30 sc, 3 ch, turn (30)
Row 3: Change to magenta, 5 dc, 2 ch, skip 5 stitch, 10 dc, 2 ch, skip 5 stitch, connected the other edge with sl st
From here work in round without turn. Sl st in first dc.
Round 4: 1 ch, 5 sc, 2 sc in hole from ch, 10 sc, 2 sc in hole from ch, 5 sc, sl st (24)
Round 5: 3 ch, 6 dc, 2 dc inc, 11 dc, 2 dc inc, 5 dc, sl st (26)
Round 6-8: 3 ch, 26 dc, sl st (26)
Knot yarn, attach to the edge of first row as dress strap, 23 ch.
Note: You can use button as a replacement of strap.
10 ch, skip 3 ch, in a stitch [2 dc, hdc], hdc, sc, sl st, sc, hdc, in a stitch [hdc, 2 dc, 2 ch, sl st, 2 ch, 2 dc, hdc], hdc, sc, sl st, sc, hdc, in a stitch [hdc, 2 dc, 2 ch, sl st]. Fasten off.
Knot a yarn in the middle of ribbon and twist several times, then sew to Nola’s hair.
Feel free to use other colours for the dress or ribbon.
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