Oshawott the Otter Reindeer

According to the song, all of the Otter Reindeer used to laugh and call Rudolph names. That’s pretty hypocritical, seeing as they also have bright red noses. And anyway, who’s ever heard of an Otter Reindeer!?

Even if they are a little rude, they are still cute! I hope you enjoy this Pokemon Christmas Crochet pattern!

Are you trying to make a ‘normal’ Oshawott? Click here!
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  • White, Red, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Light Blue, and Teal yarn
  • 3.5  mm crochet hook
  • Fiber-fill stuffing
  • Black and white felt and felting needle (for eyes)
  • Black embroidery thread and needle (mouth, freckles)
  • Scissors, yarn needle for assembly


R(#): Round number

MR: magic ring

Sc: single crochet

dc: double crochet

inc: increase (2 sc in same stitch)

dec: decrease (decrease 2 sc into one)

I recommend using Invisible Decrease

tch: turn chain

sl st: slip stitch  -ch: chain – f/o: fasten off

ch: chain – f/o: fasten off

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

Long Branch (Make 2)

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2-4. Sc around (4) three times

R5. Inc, Sc 3 (5)

R6-8. Sc around (5) three times

F/o, leave a tail for sewing to head

Short Branch (Make 2)

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

R2-3. Sc around (4) two times

F/o, leave a tail for sewing onto long branch

Using white:

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R4. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R5. ‘Sc 7, inc’ around (27)

R6-9. Sc around (27) four times

R10. ‘Sc 7, dec’ around (24)

R11. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

Don’t forget stuffing

R12. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12)

R13. Dec around (6)  f/o
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Using Teal:
R1. MR 6

R2. Inc ar (12)

R3. Sc 1 inc ar (18)

R4. Sc 2 inc ar (24)

R5. Sc 3 inc ar (30)

R6-9. sc ar (30) four times

R10. Sc 3 dec ar (24)

R11-13. Sc ar (24) three times

R14. Sc 2 dec (18)

R15-16. Sc ar (18) two times

(Neck frills) In outer loops:

*[ch2, dc in same base] [ch2, sl st into next ch on base] sl st,

[ch2, dc in same base] [ch2, sl st into next ch on base]

sc 4 times, *

repeat above (between **) f/o, leave a tail to sew the head on.
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Make 2, using dark brown:

R1. Sc 4 in MR (4)

R2. Sc 1, inc, sc 1, inc (6)

R3. Sc 1, inc, sc 2, inc, sc 1 (8) f/o.


Make 2, using white:

R1.  4 sc in MR (4)

R2. Sc around (4)

R3.  Inc, sc 1, inc, sc 1 (6)

R4. Sc around (6)

R5. Sc 1 , Inc, sc 2, inc sc 1 (8)

R6. Sc around (8) f/o.
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Using dark brown, being by crocheting an oval:

R1. Ch 5. In 2nd ch from hook sc 3, inc in last ch. Continue working on other side of foundation chain: sc 3 (8)

R2-R3. Sc around (8) 2 times

R4. Dec, Sc 6 (7)

R5-6. Sc around (7) 2 times. f/o (flatten)

Leave a tail to sew to body.

Make 2, using dark brown, begin by crocheting an oval:

R1. Ch 4. In 2nd ch from hook sc 2, inc in last ch. Continue working on other side of foundation chain: sc 2 (6)

R2-R3. Sc around (6) 2 times

R4. Dec, Sc 4 (5)

R5. Sc around (5) f/o. (flatten)

Leave a tail to sew to body

Using red:

R1. Sc 6 in MR (6)

R2. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (9) f/o
This star is from Repeat Crafter Me! She has a great tutorial with pictures for these mini stars.

Using light blue:

Working in a Magic Ring: chain 2, SC in second chain, sl st to join to magic ring loop, chain 2 and repeat around until you have 5 points. Pull the ring tight and f/o, leaving a tail to sew to the body.
Assembly Notes

Antlers: attach the short branches to one side of the long branch, spanning approximately R4-R5 on the long branch.

Head: I strongly recommend pinning all pieces to the head before sewing on. The antlers are placed at the top of the head at approximately R2. Then, the ears are placed to either side of the antlers, leaving only about one row of space (or even less/half a row) in between. The nose is attached to the front of the head, just below R5. The eyes were made by Needle Felting Loose Yarn ends, and the mouth and freckles with embroidery.

Body: Sew the entire head onto the body, the arms to either side of the head (below the neck frills) and feet and tail at the bottom of the body (the feet and tail are what balance Oshawott to to sit.) Finally sew the star in between the arms- placing all body parts as shown in the pictures.

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

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