Pattern: Scarecrow

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It’s been four years now since I designed this adorable not-so-scary Scarecrow who is perfect for the fall, Halloween, or as your little friend from favourite movies and musicals (think Wizard of Oz and Wicked)!  Whether this little guy helps decorate your house or accompanies your little ones as they trick-or-treat, he is sure to bring a smile to people’s faces!  This pattern first appeared in Craftzine HERE (you can download this pattern as a PDF on their site) and I am pleased to now present the pattern on my blog!  Be sure to follow along with my step-by-step blog post and photo tutorial HERE!

Crochet Amigurumi Scarecrow

Materials:


Note:  I worked in continuous rounds (vs. joined rounds).

HEAD

Using gold yarn,

R1: 6 sc in magic ring. (6 sts)

R2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)

R3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)

R4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)

R5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)

R6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)

R7: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (42 sts)

R8-16: Sc 42

R17: *Sc 5, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)

R18: *Sc 4, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)

R19: *Sc 3, dec 1* rep 6 times. (24 sts)

Place 9 mm safety eyes.  Embroider smile with brown embroidery floss.  Begin stuffing head.

R20: *Sc 2, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)

R21: *Sc 1, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (12 sts)

Continue stuffing head firmly.

R22: *Sk 1 sc, sc 1*, rep 6 times. (6 sts)

Fasten off and weave in end.

Cut 6-7” strands of gold and tan yarn.  Tie knots on one ends.  Sew strands through head as shown in picture, alternating between gold and tan.  Trim strands as desired (or so hair just grazes eye level).

COLLAR

Using gold yarn,

Ch 23, join with sl st to form a ring.

R1: Sc around. (23 sts)

R2: Sc 2  in each sc around. (46 sts)

Fasten off.  Thread yarn needle with gold yarn and do a running stitch across the inner part of the collar so that it scrunches up.  Sew collar to head.

PANT LEGS (make 2)

Using blue yarn,

Ch 8, join with sl st to form a ring.

R1-4: Sc around (8 sts)

Fasten off and weave in end.

SLEEVES (make 2)

Using orange yarn,

Ch 6, join with sl st to form a ring.

R1: Sc
around (6 sts)

R2: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 2 times.  (8 sts)

R3: Sc 8.

R4: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 3 times.  (12 sts)

R5-6: Sc 12.

Fasten off and weave in end.

FEET (make 2)

Using gold yarn,

R1: 4 sc in magic ring.

R2-3: Sc 4

Fasten off (can weave in end or leave end as part of fringe).

HANDS (make 2)

Using gold yarn,

R1: 5 sc in magic ring.

R2-3: Sc 5

Fasten off (can weave in end or leave end as part of fringe).

Fringe:

Cut four 8 inch strands of yarn (two gold, two tan).  Drape them over the hands and feet (as shown in picture) and glue/sew them on. Alternate the gold and tan strands. Sew/glue the hands into the arm sleeves and the feet into the pant legs.

 BODY

Using orange yarn,

R1: 6 sc in magic ring. (6 sts)

R2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)

R3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)

R4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)

R5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)

R6: Through back loops only, Sc 30.

R7-8: Sc 30

R9: *Sc 3, dec 1* rep 6 times. (24 sts)

R10-14: Sc 24

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing.  Cut out small square patch of green felt.  Embroider onto corner of body with yellow embroidery floss.  Sew pant legs onto body.  Place circular piece of cardboard on bottom of body to keep shape.  Stuff body.  Sew body to collar/head.

HAT

Using green yarn,

R1: 3 sc in magic ring

R2: 3 sc

R3: Sc 2 in each sc around.  (6 sts)

R4: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 3 times. (9 sts)

R5: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 3 times. (12 sts)

R6: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)

R7: Sc 18.

R8: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc *, rep 6 times. (24 sts)

R9: Sc 24

R10: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times.  (30 sts)

R11: Sc 30

R12:*Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times.  (36 sts)

R13-16: Sc 36

Fasten off.  Holding hat upside-down, join in any sc with sl stitch.  Chain 1 and begin working counter-clockwise,

R17: Sc 35 (36 sts).

R18: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (42 sts)

R19: *Sc 6, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (48 sts)

R20: *Sc 7, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (54 sts)

R21: *Sc 8, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times.  (60 sts)

R22: *Sc 9, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times.  (66 sts)

Fasten off and weave in end.

DAISY

Flower base:

Using yellow embroidery floss,

R1: 5 sc in magic ring, sl st to first sc to join circle. Fasten off.

Using white embroidery floss,

R2: Sl st to any sc.  *Ch 3, Tr in same sc.  Ch 3, sl st in next sc*, rep 5 times around.  Fasten off.

Centre Circle:

Using yellow embroidery floss,

R1: 5 sc in magic ring, sl st to first sc to join circle. Fasten off.  Sew/glue yellow circle onto flower base to give a more three-dimensional effect.

Crochet Amigurumi Scarecrow

This pattern is an original pattern by Stephanie Lau of All About Ami (October 2011) and originally first appeared on Craftzine.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.  

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