Yoshi (Amiibo sized)

 

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It has been awhile since I’ve posted a pattern. Alot has happened in my personal life so crocheting original patterns had to take a backseat.  I had a baby, who is now 10 months old.  He is in love with the mario character Yoshi, so much so that he has tried to chew up my Yarn Yoshi Amiibo for Yoshi’s Wooly World game.  In an attempt to save the yarn yoshi (he has electronics in him) I made this Yoshi.  I was nervous at first about how my little one would respond to it, but he is in love with him.  Everyday he runs to where Yoshi sits and “requests” that we pick him up so he can grab the Yoshi (Sometimes multiple times in a span of 2 or 3 minutes).  It’s the perfect size for his little hands, and the nose must be pretty tasty because he chews on it fairly frequently.  I’m thinking about making a whole set of mario characters in this style for him.

Click below for the PDF of the pattern:

Yoshi Amiibo Crochet

My husband published a book!

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Some of you may have read that my husband is a writer in his spare time and has been trying to get a book published.   Last year, a book he entered in the 2013-2014 CrossBooks Writing Contest won first place.  He received a free publishing package and the book went live late last month!  It is available online (Lifeway.com, Amazon.com, BooksAmillion.com, Barnes&Noble.com, and a host of international sites) and by request at major bookstores (BooksAMillion and Barnes&Noble).  He has been crazy busy lately trying to get things organized for a newspaper article and a book signing.  The article came out last Friday in our local newspaper and the book signing’s flyer is above.  With all this going on, he just finished up his Master’s Degree in Creative Writing while helping me prep the house for our new addition coming in March.  Yeah…lots of changes headed our way!  We are excited to see what the rest of the year brings us (including some baby crochet patterns…hopefully).

Publication Press Release

Amazon Book Page

Local Newspaper Article

Typhlosion

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It has been awhile since I’ve posted anything new.  I’ve made a few projects but didn’t write down the patterns.  Since my husband and I are expecting our first baby in March, I thought I needed to post this before my time will be all focused on my little one.  I’ve been wanting to make Typhlosion for awhile now, my husband has been after me for years, but I never was motivated enough to finish him.  After several beginnings of new patterns, I finally finished this one of my Christmas break from teaching.  The flames are made by painting fiberfill various colors (red, yellow, and orange) and hot gluing them together and gluing them to the body.  I took a pair of scissors and shaped the fiberfill how I wanted the flames to look.

Click on the link below for the pdf pattern.

Typhlosion

A Huge Favor

Hey everyone, my husband (Beau, my felter and maker of sculpey things) is in need of your help.  He is trying to collect some data for a paper in one of his creative writing classes.  The more people that complete it, the better.  It is a 7 question survey and will take about 5 minutes to complete.  Your help would be appreciated.  Here is the link: http://ah-creations.weebly.com

 

Venusaur

It’s been a while since I posted a pattern and since I’m on summer break I’ve been getting back into crocheting again. As usual a certain somebody in my life had a re-quest. For a long time I avoided filling this request, but finally gave in. He’s not 6’ 7″ but this little venusaur is just as awesome in Beau’s opinion. He measures 7 inches tall and took about 4-5 hours to finish.

Here is the new pattern: venusaur

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Vileplume

I have to first apologize for waiting so long to post this pattern.  He has been ready for about a year now.  I started teaching in September, prepared for my wedding in February, and have been house hunting.  We think we have found “the one” hopefully.  But anyways, Beau has been asking for Vileplume, but I didn’t really want to make him, so it took me awhile to do it for him.  He is a cutie, and very simple to make.  I hope you enjoy making your own.

Here is the new pattern you have been waiting for:  vileplume

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Feraligatr

By popular demand I’m starting to make PDFs for all my patterns.  I’ll still have write ups posted on my blog but in the event you want to download the pattern, all you have to do is click on the link. This should make things alot easier for those of you who like to print things out or save them to your computer.  So first pattern: Feraligatr

There are quite a few pokemon that I get requests for from my fiancé and others.  The ones with the greatest frequency are always those that are part of my party from the games.  Ever since I got SoulSilver and added Toto to my party he’s been at the top of the request list.  Unfortunately, he’s also been at the top of the list of those pokemon that scared me senseless.  I just couldn’t see how to make him.  So, now, years after getting the game (our Feraligatr is level 75 now), I got it in my head to try him out.  Where urges like these come from no one knows, my fiancé is trying to come up with some kind of formula to figure it out.  Regardless, this little guy really worked me for a while, but now that he’s done I just want to hug him!

I hope you like the pattern and that your Feraligatr turns out as endearing as mine did!

Materials

  • G hook
  • Sugar n’ Cream Hot Blue yarn
  • Red Red Heart yarn
  • Buff Red Heart yarn
  • White Red Heart yarn
  • Black, brown, white, red, and pink felt
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Needle

Head (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 7 in MR

Round 2: *2 sc in each sc* around (14)

Round 3: *sc, 2 sc in each sc* around (21)

Round 4: *sc 2, 2 sc in each sc* around (28)

Round 5-6: *sc in each sc* around (28)

F/o.

Snout (Hot Blue)

Row 1: ch 9, sc in 2nd chain from hook and each remaining sc (8) turn

Row 2: dec across first 2 sc, sc 4, dec across last 2 sc (6) turn

Row 3: dec across first 2 sc, sc 2, dec across last 2 sc (4) turn

Row 4: sc, dec across next 2 sc, sc (3) turn

Row 5: *sc in each sc* across (3)

F/o.

Sides of Snout (Hot Blue)

Row 1: ch 11, sc in 2nd chain from hook and remaining chains (10)

F/o.

Nose (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 4 in MR

Round 2: *2 sc in each sc* around (8)

Round 3: *dec across next 2 sc* around (4)

F/o.

Mouth (Buff)

Row 1: ch 25, sc in 2nd chain from hook and each remaining sc (24)

Row 2: *sc in each sc* across (24)

Row 3: dec across first 2 sc, sc 20, dec across last 2 sc (22)

Row 4: dec across first 2 sc, sc 18, dec across last 2 sc (20)

F/o.  Row 1 will eventually attach to the body and connect farthest back on the head.

Legs (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 8 in MR

Round 2: 2 sc in first 2 sc, sc 2, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 2 (12)

Round 3: sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 4, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 3 (16)

Round 4: sc 2, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 6, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 4 (20)

Round 5: sc 3, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 8, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc 5 (24)

Round 6: *sc in each sc* around (24)

Round 7: *sc 4, dec across next 2 sc* around (20)

Round 8: *sc 3, dec across next 2 sc* around (16)

F/o.  Stuff and sew hole closed by sewing 8 sc to 8 sc.

Feet (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 6 in MR

Round 2: *sc, 2 sc in next sc* around (9)

Round 3-6: *sc in each sc* around (9)

F/o.

Arms (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 8 in MR

Round 2-13: *sc in each sc* around (8)

F/o.

Body (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 8 in magic ring
Round 2: *2 sc in each sc* around (16)
Round 3: *sc, 2 sc in next sc* around (24)
Round 4: *sc 2, 2 sc in next sc* around (32)

Round 5 -15: *sc in each sc* around (32)

Round 16: *sc 5, dec in next 2 sc* (28)

Round 17: *sc 5, dec in next 2 sc*(24)

Round 18: *sc in each sc* around (24)

Round 19: *sc 4, dec in ne next 2 sc* around (20)

Begin to stuff

Round 20: sc 10, ch 1, turn (10)

Round 21: sc 8, ch 1, turn (8)

F/o.

Tail (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 4 in MR

Round 2: *sc, 2 sc in next sc* around (6)

Round 3: *sc 2, 2 sc in next sc* around (8)

Round 4: *sc 3, 2 sc in next sc* around (10)

Round 5: *sc 4, 2 sc in next sc* around (12)

Round 6: *sc 5, 2 sc in next sc* around (14)

Round 7: *sc in each sc* around (14)

Round 8: *sc 6, 2 sc in next sc* around (16)

Round 9: *sc in each sc* around (16)

Round 10: *sc 7, 2 sc in next sc* around (18)

Round 11: *sc in each sc* around (18)

Round 12: *sc 8, 2 sc in next sc* around (20)

Round 13: *sc in each sc* around (20)

Round 14: *sc 9, 2 sc in next sc* around (22)

Round 15: *sc in each sc* around (22)

Round 16: *sc 10, 2 sc in next sc* around (24)

Round 17: *sc in each sc* around (24)

F/o.

Hump (Hot Blue)

Round 1: sc 8 in MR

Round 2: *sc in each sc* around (8)

Round 3: *sc 4, 2 sc in next sc* around (10)

Round 4: *sc, 2 sc in next sc* around (15)

Round 5: *sc 2, 2 sc in next sc* around (20)

Round 6: *sc 4, 2 sc in next sc* around (24)

F/o.

Spikes (Red-make 3)

Row 1: ch 11, sc in 2nd chain from hook and remaining chains (10)

Row 2: *sc in each sc* across (10)

First part of 3 part spike

Row 3: sc 3, leave remaining unworked, turn (3)

Row 4: sc 3, turn (3)

Row 5: dec, sc, turn (2)

Row 6: dec  (1)

F/o.

Middle part of spike

working in 1st unworked sc from row 3

Row 7: sc 4, leave remaining 3 sc unworked, turn

Row 8: sc 4, turn (4)

Row 9: dec, dec, turn (2)

Row 10: sc 2, turn (2)

Row 11: dec (2)

F/o.

Last part of spike

attach yarn to 1st unworked sc from row 7

Row 12: sc 3, turn

Row 13: sc 3

F/o.

Tummy Patch (Buff)

Row 1: ch 11, sc in 2nd chain from hook and each remaining chain (10)

Row 2-3: *sc in each sc* across (10)

F/o. When sewing on, create a v shape, just by bending in the middle.

Arm /Side patches (make 10-Hot Blue)

Row 1: chain 5, sc in 2nd chain from hook, and each remaining chain (4)

F/o.

Leg patches (make 2-Hot Blue)

Row 1: chain 5, sc in 2nd chain from hook, and each remaining chain (4)

Row 2: * sc in each sc* across (8)

F/o.

Tail Patch (Hot Blue)

Row 1: chain 9, sc in 2nd chain from hook, and each remaining chain (8)

Row 2: *sc in each sc* across (8)

F/o.

Assembly:

Attach Row 1 of snout to Round 6 of head. Sew nose on to Row 5 of snout.  Sew sides of snout from the nose to the head, creating a curve on the snout, helping to form the mouth.

Attach Round 6 of Feet to Legs.  Round 13 of arms attaches to body.  Finger nails and teeth were made by creating three overlapping knots in the yarn and sewing them in place.

Attach body to Head and mouth piece.

Row 17 of tail attaches to body.  The hump  should be sewed on near the top of the body, right below the head.  Look at pictures for placement of spikes and patches.

 

 

Feraligatr copyright Nintendo.

This pattern is an original pattern by Shelly Hedko. Please do not claim it as your own. If you are the creator of this character, and wish for me to remove the pattern, just leave a comment or send an email. Feel free to print off a copy of the pattern for personal use but do not post it on your site. Sharing is allowed, just please link to my site. Also, do not sell items made by these patterns, the character is copyright Nintendo.