Pikachu Amigurumi Pattern

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This cute crochet Pikachu plush toy is perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any occasion to surprise a special someone with a unique gift! This little Pikachu amigurumi stands only 4 inches tall (to top of ears) and 2 inches wide. I hope you enjoy crocheting this Pikachu Valentine for your love!

pokemon amigurumi pikachu

Materials

  • Yarn: yellow (light, shiny), brown, black, red (medium)
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook – fiber-fill stuffing
  • Black and white felt, glue (for eyes)
  • Embroidery thread/ sewing needle (mouth, nose details)
  • Scissors, yarn needle for assembly

 

Abbreviations

R(#): Round number

MR: magic ring

Sc: single crochet

Inc: increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec: decrease (decrease 2 sc into one)

Hdc: half double crochet

tch: turn chain

sl st: slip stitch

f/o: fasten off

 
pokemon amigurumi pikachu

Head and Body 

Using yellow -begin with head

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R4. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R5-8. Sc around (24) four times

R9. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

R10. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12) Add stuffing.

 

Continue on to body

R11. ‘Sc 1, inc’ around (18)

R12. ‘Sc 2, inc’ around (24)

R13–16. Sc around (24) four times

R17. Sc 9, inc, Sc 4, inc, Sc 9 (26)

R18. Sc 9, inc, inc, Sc 4, inc, inc, Sc 9 (30)

R19. Sc around (30)

R20. Sc 4, dec, Sc 4, dec, dec, Sc 4, dec, dec, Sc 4, dec, Sc 2 (24)

R21. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (18)

Consider surface crocheting on the brown stripes to pikachu’s back before stuffing and closing the body; although it is not impossible to add once closed.

R22. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (12)

R23. Dec around (6) f/o

 

 

Arms 

Using yellow:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

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

R3-4. Sc around (6) two times

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

R6. Sc around (8) f/0

Stuff lightly.

 
pokemon amigurumi pikachu

Feet 

Make 2 – using yellow:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

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

R3. Sc around (6)

R4. Sc 1, dec, Sc 1, dec (4) f/o.

Do not stuff, press flat.

 

 

Ears

Make 2. Begin with black:

R1. 4 sc in MR (4)

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

Change to yellow yarn

R3-4. Sc around (6) two times

R5. Inc, Sc 5 (7)

R6. Sc around (7)

R7. Dec, Sc 5 (6)

R8. Dec, Sc 4 (5) f/o

 
pokemon amigurumi pikachu

Tail

Begin with yellow

R1. Ch 16, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring

R2-6. Sc around (16) five times

R7. Sc 4, tch and skip the next 8 sc, Sc 4 (8)

R8. Sc around (skip the tch) (8)

R9. Ch 5, Sc around (13)

R10-11. Sc around (13) two times

Change to brown yarn

R12. Sc 3, Sc 3, ch 1, leave the rest unworked (6)

R13-R14. Sc around (skip the tch) (6) two times

 

Leave a long tail for sewing open edges closed and attaching to the body. With yellow, sew together the top part of the tail/ any open parts.

 

 

Back Stripes

Using brown yarn: surface crochet 6 sc across the back before attaching the tail.

Alternatively chain 6 in brown yarn and attach to back.

 

 

Cheeks 

Make 2. Using red yarn- Ch3, sl st into 1st ch to form a loop. f/o

 

 

Heart

pokemon amigurumi pikachu heartUsing red:

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. Sc around (12) f/o

Now make the other top half of the heart

R1. 6 sc in MR (6)

R2. Inc around (12)

R3. Sc around (12), Now, continue the next round on the first piece made:

R4. Sc 9, skip the remaining 3 sc on the first piece. Also skip 3 sc on the second piece in the center of the ‘heart’ and sc 9 (18) Now the two top halves are joined together.

Use the loose end from the first half to sew the unworked sc’s (3 from each half) together.

Continue on to make the rest of the heart:

R5. Dec, Sc 7, Dec, Sc 7 (16)

R6. ‘Sc 2, dec’ around (12)

R7. ‘Sc 1, dec’ around (8)

R8. Dec around (4) f/o.

 

 

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

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

2 Responses

  1. Robin
    | Reply

    Thank you for the fun patterns. Love it.

    • Lisa
      | Reply

      You’re very welcome! Thanks for the compliment 🙂 if you make one would love to see how it turns out!

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