Pokemon Pikachu Pattern

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Pokemon Pikachu Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Animal

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increasing & Decreasing
  • Duplicate Stitch
  • Knitting in the Round

Pattern Description:

Both of my nephews are really into Pokemon (I suppose if anyone has kids under the age of 10, this is a ridiculously obvious statement, but bear with me), so for my nephew Jake's birthday this month, I thought I should knit him his very own Pikachu. Even though there are loads of cute Pokemon crochet amigurumi out there, I consider my newfound crochet skills remedial at best. Yep, better stick to the knitting on this one! Of the very few knitted Pikachu patterns I found, I couldn't find one that looked quite right, so I set to work making up my own!

Gauge:

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch in the round - gauge is not terribly important for this project, however.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pikachu will stand approximately 9 inches tall.

Materials:

  • 2 skeins Muench Family in Yellow or 160 yards of any worsted-weight yarn (MC)
  • Approx 25 yards each of black (CC1), red (CC2) and white (CC3) worsted-weight yarn
  • Darning Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Set of US #6 DPN's (or circular needles if you prefer magic loop)
  • Poly-fil stuffing
  • Stitch holder or scrap yarn

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Muench Family

Colorway:

Yellow

About Designer

About Designer

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I learned to knit the worst way there is - from a book! And not even a good book, a really crappy one (Knitting for Dummies)! For some reason I stuck with it, and now I'm thoroughly addicted.

Iíve been a licensed massage therapist, a yarn dyer for a small hand-dyed yarn company, and spent many years as an office slave. As previously noted, I compulsively knit, design and spin in my free ...

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