Saturday, June 20, 2015

Sackboy Pattern

Abbreviations
ch-chain
sc-single crochet
inc-increase
dec-decrease
fo-fasten off

Supplies
2.5mm crochet hook
Patons Astra yarn in dark tan, black, light tan
8.5mm safety eyes
Zipper (I used a medium weight 24inch zipper)
Stuffing
Needle, scissors

Finished Size
Eleven inches 

Head
Rd1: With dark tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd4: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd5: [Sc, inc] x 12 (36)
Rd6: [Sc x 5, inc] x 6 (42)
Rd7: Sc x 42 (42)
Rd8: [Sc x 6, inc] x 6 (48)
Rd9: [Sc x 5, inc] x 8 (56)
Rd10: Sc x 56 (56)
Rd11: [Sc x 6, inc] x 8 (64)
Rd12: [Sc in front loop x 8, dec in front loop] x 6, sc in front loop x 4 (58)
Rd13-14: Sc x 58 (58)
Rd15: [Sc x 8, dec] x 5, sc x 8 (53)
Rd16: Sc x 53 (53)
Rd17: You will be marking in this round where to place the eyes, sc x 20, place your first safety eye in the last stitch you just did or place a stitch marker so you can go back and place the eyes later, sc x 11, place the eye or stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 22 (53)
Rd18-24: Sc x 53 (53)
Rd25: You will be starting the mouth in this round, sc x 20, ch x 15, skip 13 stitches, sc x 19 (54)
Rd26-27: Sc x 54 (54)
Rd28: [Sc x 10, dec] x 2, [sc x 3, dec] x 2, sc x 7, dec, sc x 11 (49)
Rd29-30: Sc x 49 (49)
Rd31: Dec x 24, sc (25)
Now place your Sackboy's head aside. You are going to create the inner mouth, then you will come back and finish the head in a little bit. 

Inner Mouth
Rd1: With black yarn starting in the middle of the inner mouth sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: [Sc, inc]  x 6 (18)
Rd4: [Sc x 2, inc] x 6 (24)
Rd5: [Sc x 3, inc] x 6 (30)
Rd6: Sc x 30, fo (30)
Fold the inner mouth piece that you just created (the black portion) in half and sew a seam along the folded line. Place the inner mouth piece into the mouth of your Sackboy with the folded seam at the back, and sew it onto the lips of your Sackboy. If you haven't placed the eyes yet, insert the safety eyes now. Stuff the head firmly as you work from this point on. 
Head (Continued)
Rd32: Now pick up where you left off working on the head and dec x 12, sc (13)
Rd33: Dec x 6, sc (7)
Rd34: Dec x 3, fo (3)

Body
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your Sackboy's body with dark tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: [Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd4: [Sc x 2, inc] x 6 (24)
Rd5-6: Sc x 24 (24)
Row 7-8: You will now be starting the opening for where the zipper will go, turn, ch, sc x 21 (21)
Row9: Turn, ch, [sc x 4, dec] x 3, sc x 3 (18)
Row10-22: Turn, ch, sc x 18 (18)
Row23: Do not turn, sc down the opening for the stomach and back up the other side to the other corner sc x 35, fo (35)
Leg (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of the leg with dark tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: [Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd4: Sc in back loop x 18 (18)
Rd5: [Sc x 2, dec] x 4, sc x 2 (14)
Rd6: Sc x 14 (14)
Rd7: [Sc, dec] x 4, sc x 2 (10)
Rd8-10: Sc x 10 (10)
Rd11: [Sc x 3, dec] x 2 (8)
Rd12-15: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd16: [Sc x 2, dec] x 2 (6)
Rd17: Sc x 6, fo (6)

Fingers (Make 4 per arm)
Rd1: Starting at the tip of the finger with dark tan yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2-4: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd4 on the first three fingers (do not fo when you are working on the fourth finger, see the instructions below and carry onto to Rd5) (5)
Rd5: Once you are done all four fingers hold them all together and sc around all of the fingers working in the round sc x 13 (13)
Rd6: Dec, sc x 5, dec, sc x 5 (12)
Rd7: Dec, sc x 5, dec, sc x 3 (10)
Rd8: Sc, dec, sc x 4, dec, sc (8)
Rd9: Sc, dec, sc x 5 (7)
Rd10-12: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd13: Dec, sc x 5 ( 6)
Rd14-21: Sc x 6, fo at the end of Rd21 (6)

Thumb (Make 2)
Rd1: With dark tan yarn sc x 4 in an adjustable ring (4)
Rd2-3: Sc x 4, fo at the end of Rd 3 (4)
Assembly
Place the zipper in your Sackboy's belly where you will be sewing it in place, and trim it if needed, then sew the zipper in place. Sew on the arms and legs onto the body. Sew the body onto the head of your Sackboy. Cut a little tongue from red felt, and hot glue gun in place. With light tan yarn sew on little stitch marks on your Sackboy's head, body and arms. 

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