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How to Make an Amigurumi Robot
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How to Make an Amigurumi Robot

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget
Time 1/2 day +

Have lots of fun hooking up this amigurumi robot designed by @Sewing_the_seeds_of_love 

Perfect for adding extra character to your home or for your little ones to play with. 

 

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Abbreviations 

Yarn A- Yellow

Yarn B - Bright Blue 

Yarn C - Red 

Yarn D- White

 

ch(s) = chain or chain stitches

dc = double crochet

dc2tog = double crochet 2 sts together to decrease 1 stitch: * yarn over, insert hook into next st, yarn over and pull a loop through, rep from * once more into next st, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook

sts = stitch or stitches

rep = repeat

slst = slip stitch

[  ] = repeat instructions within brackets as many times as stated

 

Size - approx. 34cm tall 

Legs and Body 

Start by making 2 legs

**Use yarn A**

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3: [1dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 4: [2dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (24 dc)

Round 5-6: 1dc in each st. (24 dc)

**change to yarn B**

Round 7-10: 1dc in each st. (24 dc)

Fasten off first leg and make a 2nd but don’t fasten off the 2nd leg.

Once you have made the 2 legs, lay them next to each other.

Round 11: 1dc in the 1st leg (the yarn is still attached to the 2nd leg), 1dc in the next 23sts. Then work 24dc in the 2nd leg. You will now have 48dc & your two legs will be joined to the start of your robots body. (48 dc)

Round 12-41: 1dc in each st. (48 dc)

Round 42: [6dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (42 dc)

Round 43: [5dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (36 dc)

Start to stuff your body.

Round 44: [4dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (30 dc)

Round 45: [3dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (24 dc)

Round 46: [2dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 47: [1dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (12 dc)

Round 48: [dc2tog] 6 times. (6 dc)

Finish stuffing and sew shut.

Head

**Work the head using yarn B**

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral (this will be the bottom of the robots head).

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3: [1dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 4: [2dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (24 dc)

Round 5: [3dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (30 dc)

Round 6: [4dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (36 dc)

Round 7: [5dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (42 dc)

Round 8: [6dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (48 dc)

Round 9-13: 1dc in each st. (48 dc)

Round 14: [6dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (42 dc)

Round 15-18: dc in each st. (42 dc)

Rond 19: [5dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (36 dc)

**insert the eyes between R15-16, approx  8 sts apart**

Round 20: [4dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (30 dc)

**start to stuff the head**

Round 21: [3dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (24 dc)

Round 22: [2dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 23: [1dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (12 dc)

Round 24: [dc2tog] 6 times. (6dc)

Finish stuffing and sew shut.

Control Panel 

Yellow rectangle with heart

**start with yarn  A for the rectangle**

Ch9 and work in rows.

Round 1: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1dc in each st to the end. (8 dc)

Round 2-10: Ch1, turn, 1dc in each st to the end. (8 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots tummy.

**use yarn C for the heart**

Start with a magic ring (work Round 1 in to the ring).

Round 1: [ch3, 3tr, 3htr, ch1, 1tr, ch1, 3htr, 3tr, ch3, slst] into ring.

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the yellow rectangle.

 

Red panel with yellow buttons

**start with yarn C for the red panel**

Ch13 and work in rows.

Round 1: 1dc in the 2nd ch from the hook, dc in each st to the end. (12 dc)

Round 2-4: Ch1, turn, 1dc in each st to the end (12 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots tummy.

**use yarn A for the yellow buttons**

Make 4 buttons

Start with a magic ring and work Round 1 into ring.

Round 1: Ch1, 6dc into ring, slst in beginning ch1.

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the red panel

Red buttons

**use yarn C**

Make 3 buttons

Start with a magic ring and work Round 1 into ring.

Round 1: Ch1, 4dc into the ring, slst in beginning ch1.

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots tummy.

 

White dial

**use yarn D**

Ch8 and work in rows.

Round 1: 1dc in 2nd ch from the hook, dc in each st to the end, turn. (7 dc)

Round 2: 6tr in 4th st from the hook, slst in 7th st from hook.

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots tummy.

Aerials 

Made in 3 parts

Make 2 of the following

**start with yarn A for the dome**

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3: [1dc, 2dc in next st] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 5-7: 1dc in each st. (18 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots head.

 

**use yarn  C to make the aerial stick**

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2-6: 1dc in each st. (6 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the top of the dome.

 

**use yarn A to make the ball for the aerial **

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3-4: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**start to stuff the ball**

Round 5: [dc2tog] 6 times. (6 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the aerial stick.

Mouth 

**use yarn D**

Ch13 and work in rows.

Round 1: 1dc in 2nd ch from the hook, 1dc in each st to the end. (12 dc)

Round 2-3: Ch1, turn, 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

 

Sew long vertical lines onto mouth piece, using Black embroidery thread. 

Arms and Hands

Make two

**start with yarn C **

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3-4: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn A **

Round 5-7: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn C**

Round 8-10: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn A**

Round 11-13: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn C**

Round 14-16: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn A **

Round 17-19: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**change to yarn C**

Round 20-22: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

**Start to stuff the arm**

Round 23: [dc2tog] 6 times. (6 dc)

Fasten off & sew shut, leaving a long tail to sew to the body.

 

Hands

Make two

**use yarn B**

Start with a magic ring and work in a spiral.

Round 1: Ch1 (does not count as a st), 6dc into ring. (6 dc)

Round 2: [2dc] in each st. (12 dc)  

Round 3-5: 1dc in each st. (12 dc)

Fasten off and repeat R1-5 to make a 2nd  but don’t fasten off the 2nd.

Once you have made the 2nd part, lay them next to each other.

**to join together **

Round 6: 1dc in the 1st part (the yarn is still attached to the 2nd part), 1dc in the next 11 sts. Then work 12dc in the 2nd part. You will now have 24 dc.

Round 7: [2dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (18 dc)

Round 8: [1dc, dc2tog] 6 times. (12 dc)

**Start to stuff the hand**

Round 9: [dc2tog] 6 times. (6 dc)

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew to the robots arm.

Making Up 

To finish

1. Assemble front panels and sew completed panels, dial and buttons onto front body, using image as a guide.

2. Sew mouth to head below eyes.

3. Assemble aerials by sewing ball to stick, then stuff stick and sew to base dome so that it sticks up in the air when dome is sewn to head.. Stuff dome and sew open ends to sides of head.

4. Sew hands to base of arms and sew to body.

5. Sew head to body.

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