Crochet Hedgehog Amigurumi Pattern
Crochet hook size 3.5 and 1. 9
Crochet yarn 4 ply brown in 80 % acrylic + 20 % wool, Multi Color + Blue Color 100% Polyester Fancy Feather Eyelash Yarn, 100 % Acrylic in white and black (to make eyes), 100 % Acrylic in red (to make mouth).
Crochet Hedgehog Amigurumi Pattern Instructions
This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation.
Step by Step Crochet Hedgehog pattern.
Use crochet hook size 3.0 unless otherwise adviced.
Row 1. Ch 5, turn, 1 dc in next 5 ch, continue underneath, 1 dc in every 5 sts. (10).
Row 2. 1 dc in every 10 dc around.
Row 2. Sl st in every st. Fasten off.
Row 1. Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in next 4 ch, continue underneath, 1 dc in every 4 sts. (8).
Row 2. 1 dc in every 8 dc around.
Row 3. Sl st in every sts around. Fasten off.
Slip stitch sides together.
Crochet hedgehog head.
Reattach yarn in lower jaw opening.
Row 1. The opening should look like a triangle. Stitch 3 dc up one side, 3 dc down the side, 2 dc across the sort side. (8).
Row 2. Dc in dc. (8). Turn.
Row 3. 2 dc in next 2 dc (lower jaw), dc in next dc, 2 dc in next 4 dc, dc in next dc. (14)
Row 4. Dc in each 14 dc. Turn.
Row 5-6. Forehead: Dc in next 6 dc. Turn.
Row 7. 2 dc tog, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc tog. (4). Turn.
Row 8. c in 4 dc. (4)
Row 9. Continue crochet down the sides and around as follows: 4 dc down the sides, dc in next 8 dc across, 4 dc up the side, dc in 4 dc at the top. (20)
Row 10. Dc in each 20 dc.
Row 11. (2 dc tog) x 2, dc in next 8 dc, (2 dc tog) x 2, dc in 4 next 4 dc.
Row 12. Dc in 16 dc.
Row 13. Dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc tog) x 4, dc in next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc. (12).
Fill in stuffing. Slip stitch opening tog with sewing needle.
Crochet Hedgehog body.
Crochet Hedgehog Back.
Row 1. Ch 11, turn, dc in every ch to end, continue the other side, 1 dc in every 11 sts. Do not turn.
Row 2. (Dc in next 4 sc, 2 dc in next 3 dc, dc in next 4 dc) x 2. (28)
Row 3 – 4. Dc in every dc around. (28)
Row 5. Htr in dc all around. (28). Fasten off.
Crochet Hedgehog Front.
Row 1. CH 6, turn, dc in each ch to end, continue the other side, 1 dc in every 6 sts. (12)
Row 2. (Dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc) x 2. (16)
Row 3 – 4. Dc in every dc around (16).
Row 5. Htr in every dc around (16).
Stitch back to back of head and Slip stitch back and front together with sewing needle. Fill in stuffing as you close the gap. See pic.
Use feathered yarn and slip stitch around the back until the whole back is filled with feathered yarn.
Crochet Hedgehog Eyes.
Make 2. With white: Ch 3, 2 tr in 3rd ch from hook. Fasten off. With a sewing needle, fasten off loose ends in 1st tr. With black: stitch on the pupil.
Stitch on the eyes onto the face. With a sewing needle and brown yarn, stitch on eyelids.
With a sewing needle and red yarn, stitch on the mouth.
Crochet hedgehog Feet
With crochet hook size 3.0, ch 4, turn, hdc in 4 ch, turn, 1 hdc in every 4 hdc. Fold sideways and sl st together. Use crochet hook size 1.9 and hook on the side of opening as follows: Sc, ch 3, 1 sc in same st as last sc, (sc in next st, ch 3, sc in same st as last sc) x 2. Stitch to the bottom of the body.
Crochet hedgehog hands.
With crochet hook size 3.0, ch 2, turn, hdc in 2 chs, turn, 1 hdc in each 2 hdc. Fold sideways and sl st tog. Use crochet hook 1.9 on the side of opening and crochet as follows: (Sl st, ch 2, sl st same sl st as last) x 3. Stitch to top of body.