Introduction: Amigurumi Cthulhu

Picture of Amigurumi Cthulhu

Final measurement is 8 inches tall and 5 inches wide

Cthulhu is a fictional cosmic entity who first appeared in the short story "The Call of Cthulhu", published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1928. The character was created by writer H. P. Lovecraft.

Based on this pattern http://cthulhucrochet.blogspot.com/2010/05/cuddly-cthulhu-with-free-pattern.html

Supplies:

Green yarn (I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn: Olive) http://www.lionbrand.com/6030/PictPage/1922241081.html
5.50 mm hook
Size 10 crochet threads black
1.50 mm hook
Needle
Scissors
polyester fiberfill stuffing

Step 1: Head

Picture of Head

Head (green yarn):

R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 1, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R4: * SC 2, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R5: * SC 3, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (30 SC)
R6: * SC 4, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (36 SC)
R7: * SC 5, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (42 SC)
R8: 1 SC in each SC around. (42 SC)
R9: *SC 6, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (48 SC)
R10-13: 1 SC in each SC around. (48 SC)
R14: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (36 SC)
R15: 1 SC in each SC around. (36 SC)
R16: *SC 1, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R17-20: 1 SC in each SC around. (24 SC)
R21: 1 SC in first 6 stitches *SC 1 in front loop only of next st, CH 16, skip first ST on CH, 15 SC in chain* end in next front loop making 8 tentacles 1 SC in next 6 stitches
R22: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R23: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (12 SC)
R24: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (6 SC)
Fasten off. Stuff with polyester filling. Set aside.

Step 2: Body

Picture of Body

Body (green yarn):

R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 1, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R4: * SC 2, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R5: * SC 3, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (30 SC)
R6-17: 1 SC in each SC around. (30 SC)
R18: *SC 3, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R19: 1 SC in each SC around. (24 SC)
R20: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R21: 1 SC in each SC around. (18 SC)
R22: *SC 1, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (12 SC)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Stuff with polyester filling. Set aside.

Step 3: Arms and Legs

Picture of Arms and Legs

Arms x2 (green yarn):

R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 2, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (16 SC)
R4-5: 1 SC in each SC around. (16 SC)
R6: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (12 SC)
R7-10: 1 SC in each SC around. (12 SC)
R11: *SC 1, 2-SC DEC into next SC * around. (8 SC)
R12-14: 1 SC in each SC around. (8 SC)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Stuff with polyester filling. Set aside.

Legs x2 (green yarn):

R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 1, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R4-6: 1 SC in each SC around. (18 SC)
R7: 2-DEC into 9 SC 1 SC in next 9 SC (12 SC)
R8: *SC 4, 2-SC DEC into next SC * around. (10 SC)
R9-14: 1 SC in each SC around. (10 SC)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Stuff with polyester filling. Set aside.

Step 4: Wings and Eyes

Picture of Wings and Eyes

Wings  x2 (green yarn):

CH 7, Turn 1 SC in each of next 6 CH
CH 1, turn 6 SC
CH 6, Turn. 3 SC on chain, DEC to end of row
CH 1, turn 6 SC
CH 7, 4 SC in chain, DEC to end of row.
CH 1, turn. 7 SC
CH 7, 4 sc in chain, DEC to end of row.
CH 1, turn. 8 SC
CH 7, 4 SC in chain, DEC to end of row
CH 1, turn. 9 SC
CH 7, 2 SC in chain DEC to end of row.
CH 3, DEC along top edge.
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Set aside.

Eyes x2 (black thread):

R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 1, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Set aside.

Step 5: Assembly

Picture of Assembly

Assembly:
Using the long tail attach the head to the top of the body. Attach arms to the sides of the body and legs to the bottom. Attach wings to the back of the body and eyes to the front of the head.

Comments

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-04-04

Awesome! And great directions!

jessyratfink (author)2012-03-21

Oh, how cute! It is alarming how often I find a reason to call Cthulhu cute on this site.

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