Noggins Crochet Pattern by Michelle McLaughlin http://www.suncatchereyes.com You may use this pattern for your own personal use or to sell the finished doll.  Please do not resell this pattern.  Please credit this website when sharing or linking to this pattern. 


Finished dolls measures approximately 3” tall.


General Tips & Techniques:

* Be sure to keep yarn tension firm and consistent throughout your work.

* At the end of each row, I have given the number of stitches you should have. This is just a guide. If you are off by 1 or 2 stitches, don’t worry about it. Amigurumi is very forgiving.


Abbreviations:

ch chain

hdc half double crochet

sc single crochet

sk skip

sl st slip stitch

st stitch


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn in 2 colors, color A for head and color B for body

Crochet hook sizes D

20mm Suncatcher Craft Eyes

10mm Oval nose

Stuffing

Yarn needle


Instructions:

Beginning at the top of the head:

Row 1: With A, ch. 4. Join with sl st into first st. Work 10 sc into center ring and around tail. Do not join. Pull tail to close the hole in the ring, 10 st. Place marker at beginning of row.

Row 2: 2 sc in each sc around, 20 st.

Row 3: *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc*, repeat from * to * around, 30 st.

Row 4: *2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc*, repeat from * to * around, 40 st.

Rows 5-8: 1 sc in each sc around, 40 st.

Row 9: 1 sc in next 20 st, ch. 2, skip one sc, 1 sc in next 6 sc. (One space for 20mm eye made). Ch. 2, skip one sc, 1 sc in each sc to end of row.

Row 10: 1 sc in next 20 st, work 1 sc around ch. 2 space. 1 sc in each sc to next ch. 2 space. Work 1 sc around ch. 2 space and in each sc to end of row, 42 st.

Rows 11-13: 1 sc in each sc around, 42 st.

Row 14: *1 sc in next 3 sc, sc next 2 sc together*, repeat from * to * around, 32 st.

Row 15: *1 sc in next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc together*, repeat from * to * around, 22 st.

Row 16: *1 sc in next 2 sc, sc next 2 sc together*, repeat from * to * around, 15 st.

Row 17: 1 sc in each sc around, 15 st.


Add eyes and nose at this point. Push stem of 20mm eyes through eye holes created with ch. 2 spaces and lock in place with washers. Place nose one row down from eyes, positioned evenly between the eyes.


Change to body color.

Rows 18-19: 1 sc in each sc around, 15 st.

Row 20: *1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat from * to * around, 20 st.

Row 21: 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st and end, leaving a long tail for sewing.


Bottom:

Row 1: With A, ch. 4. Join with sl st into first st. Work 10 sc into center ring and around tail. Do not join. Pull tail to close the hole in the ring, 10 st. Place marker at beginning of row.

Row 2: 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st. and end, leaving a long tail for sewing.


Small bear ears (make 2):

Row 1: With A, ch. 4. Join with sl st into first st. Work 6 sc into center ring and around tail. Do not join. Pull tail to close the hole in the ring, 6 st. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in each sc across. Join with sl st and end, leaving at least a 12” tail for sewing ear to head.


Short eyelids (make 2):

Row 1: With A, ch. 4. Join with sl st into first st. Work 6 dc into center ring and around tail. Do not join. Pull tail to close the hole in the ring, 6 st. Join with sl st and end, leaving at least a 12” tail for sewing to face.


Larger eyelids (make 2):

Row 1: With A, ch. 4. Join with sl st into first st. Work 6 hdc into center ring and around tail. Do not join. Pull tail to close the hole in the ring, 6 st. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in each sc across. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 3: 1 sc in each sc across. Join with sl st and end, leaving at least a 12” tail for sewing to face.


Bunny ears (make 2):

Front of ears (make 2):

Row 1: With secondary color, ch. 9, work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. 8 st. Ch. 1, turn.

Rows 2-4: 1 sc in each sc across. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 4: 1 sc in 2nd sc from hook and in next 2 sc. Sc last 2 sc together. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 5: 1 sc in 2nd sc from hook. Sc last 2 sc together. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 6: Sc last 2 sc together. Join with sl st and end.


Back of ears (make 2):

Row 1: With main color, ch. 9, work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. 8 st. Ch. 1, turn.

Rows 2-4: 1 sc in each sc across. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 4: 1 sc in 2nd sc from hook and in next 2 sc. Sc last 2 sc together. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 5: 1 sc in 2nd sc from hook. Sc last 2 sc together. Ch. 1, turn.

Row 6: Sc last 2 sc together. Join with sl st and end.


Finishing bunny ears:

Put one front bunny ear together with one back bunny ear. Using main color, work 1 sc in each sc and row all the way around ear to join the 2 parts together, working 3 sc in the three corners of the triangle. Join with sl st, leaving a long tail for sewing to the head.