Charmander Amigurumi Pattern

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Charmander was my very first starter in Pokemon! The nostalgia is real. Now for the first time I’ve decided to release this pattern for free for your enjoyment. Enjoy crocheting Charmander- complete with fluffy flame tail!

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pokemon amigurumi Charmander

  • Yarn: Orange, Tan, Red, Yellow (medium ply was used)
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook – fiber-fill stuffing
  • Felt: black, white, green  (for the eyes), felting needle if desired
  • Scissors, yarn needle for assembly


R(#): Round number

MR: magic ring

Sc: single crochet

Inc: increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Hdc: half double crochet

Hdc inc: Hdc increase (2 hdc in same stitch)

Dec: decrease (decrease 2 sc into one) I recommend using Invisible Decrease

Tch: turn chain (chain one and switch directions)

Ch: chain

Sl st: slip stitch

f/o: fasten off

Check out my Learn to Crochet page for video tutorials on how to do the types of stitches listed above.


Charmander Crochet Pattern by StringsAway

Charmander Crochet
Head & Body
Using Orange:

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R4. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R5-7. Sc around (24) three times

R8. Sc 10, inc 4, Sc 10

R9. Sc 10, ‘Sc 1, inc’  4 times, Sc 10 (32)

R10. Sc around (32)

R11. Sc 10, ‘Sc 1, dec’ 4 times, Sc 10 (28)

R12. Sc 10, dec 4, Sc 10 (24)

R13. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

R14-15. Sc around (18) 2 times

R16. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R17. ‘Sc 3, inc’ around (30)

R18-25. Sc around (30) 8 times

R26. ‘Sc 3, dec’ around (24)

R27. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

Don’t forget to add stuffing

R28.  ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12)

R29. Dec around (6) f/o, close loop.

Using Orange:

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R4. Sc around (18)

R5. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12)

R6. Sc around (12)

Don’t forget to stuff

R7. Dec around (6) F/o
Charmander amigurumi
Using orange :

R1. 5 sc in MR (5)

R2. Inc, Sc 4 (6)

R3. Sc around (6)

R4. Inc, Sc 5 (7)

R5. Sc around (7)

F/o, sew over opening at end of leg.


Using orange:

R1. 5 sc in MR (5)

R2. Sc around (5)

R3. Inc, Sc 4 (6)

R4. Sc around (6)

R5. Inc, Sc 5 (7)

R6. Sc around (7)

R7. Inc, Sc 6 (8)

R8. Inc, Sc 7 (9)

Next: work in rows to form a shoulder.

Row 1: Sc 4, tch

Row 2. Sc 3, dec . F/o
Using tan, crochet an oval:

R1. Chain 4,

Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each of the next 2 chains (3 sc)

Inc in the last ch (3 sc in the last ch)

Continue along the other side of the foundation chain: Sc 1, inc

End of R1 (8 sc in total)

R2. Inc, Sc, 3 Inc, Sc, 2 inc (14)

R3.  Inc, Sc 2, “Inc, Sc” 3 times, Sc, “Inc, Sc” 2 times (20)

R4. Inc, Sc 5, “Inc, Sc” 3 times, Sc 4, “Inc, Sc” 2 times (26) f/o.

Charmander Back
Using orange:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2. Inc, Sc 3 (5)

R3-4. Sc around (5) two times

R5. Inc, Sc 4 (6)

R6. Sc around (6)

R7. Inc, Sc 5 (7)

R8. Inc, Sc 6 (8)

R9. 4 Hdc, Sc 3, sl st (8)

R10. 3Hdc, hdcInc, sc 2, sl st 2 (8)

R11. Sc 3, 3 Hdc, 3 Sc (9)

R12. Sc around (9) Stuff and f/o.

Tail Flames

Cut several pieces of red and yellow yarn into strands of approximately 2.5 inches long. Latch hook the yarn pieces onto the end of the tail as shown:
Charmander Tail Picture Tutorial

Charmander Tail Picture Tutorial

Assembly of Crochet Charmander

Legs: Attach the feet to the legs, covering the hole at the end of each leg.

Body: Attach the tail to the back, and the legs to either side on the front, balancing so that the body stays upward. Above the legs, attach the arms. Finally, attach the belly.

Details: Use felt pieces and or needle felting to add the eyes and mouth as desired.


Charmander Cincinnati Light MuseumCharmander stares in wonder at the neon lights of the American Sign Museum of Cinncinati, Ohio.

Thank you for trying this pattern – I hope you enjoy your Amigurumi Charmander!


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This pattern by StringsAway is for personal use only. Please do not sell or redistribute the pattern as your own.

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