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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi 'Bryan' Boy Doll
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi 'Bryan' Boy Doll

Lion Brandฎ Wool-Ease® - TiffanyTM
Pattern #: 60680
In the picture, Shelly is the doll on the left, Bryan is the doll on the right.
Rating: *****4.4 (based on 10 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 9ฝ in. [24 cm] tall

CORRECTIONS: (applied Mar 14, 2012)


Upper Pant
Rnd 1:
From RS and working in back loops only, join B at Rnd 1 of one leg, hdc in next 6 sts, hdc in top of second leg, hdc in next 11 sts of second leg; leave remaining 6 sts of second leg unworked and skip next 6 sts of first leg; hdc in next st of first leg, hdc around to first st, sl st to first st to join – 24 sts.

HAT
Rnd 5: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next sc hdc, hdc in each of next 3 sc hdc; rep from * around – 30 hdc.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Color (A)
Wool-Ease®

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Color (B)
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Color (C)
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Color (D)
TiffanyTM

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions
To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease®
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Chestnut Heather
Forest Green Heather Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom
White Frost
TiffanyTM
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls
*TiffanyTM (Article #260). 100% Nylon; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (137yds/125m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman
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$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
•  620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
•  620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado
   ball
$ 4.69  
Note: (C)
•  260-124 Tiffany Yarn: Camel
   ball
$ 5.49  
Discontinued, sorry!
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Note: (D)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
  1. Polyester fiberfill
  2. 2 black buttons, 9 mm diameter or scrap of black felt
  3. Brown embroidery floss and embroidery needle
  4. Powdered blush
  5. Cotton swab
  6. Sewing needle and thread

NOTE Materials are sufficient to make several dolls.

 

Amigurumi 'Bryan' Boy Doll

Lion Brand Wool-Ease® - TiffanyTM

GAUGE:

20 sc + 27 rows = 4 in. [10 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc dec) (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 sc decreased.

NOTES:

Rounds are worked in continuous spirals; do not join and do not turn. Use marker to indicate beg of rnds.

HEAD
With A, beginning at center of face, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around – 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around – 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around – 36 sc.
Rnds 7-13: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 12 sts. Remove hook from work temporarily, and stuff head firmly.
Rnd 18: Sc2tog around – 6 sts.
Fasten off.
Sew 2 buttons to face for eyes. If doll is for a small child, substitute 2 felt circles for button eyes. With A, embroider a few straight stitches onto center of first rnd for nose. With floss, embroider straight stitch smile several rnds below nose. With cotton swab, apply a small amount of blush to cheeks.

Hair
Join D to head with sc, beginning at back of Head, just above last rnd. Work in sc with D around Head, working in a spiral towards last rnd. Work loosely to avoid pulling Head out of shape. Fasten off, weave in ends.

BODY

Sweater
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next sc, hdc in next sc; rep from * around – 18 hdc.
Rnd 4: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. Drop C and join B.
Rnds 5-6: With B and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 7: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc; rep from * around – 24 hdc. Drop B and pick up C.
Rnds 8 and 9: With C and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 10: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 3 hdc; rep from * around – 30 hdc. Drop C and pick up B.
Rnd 11: With B and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 12: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 4 hdc; repeat from * around – 36 hdc. Drop B and pick up C.
Rnds 13 and 14: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. End off B.
Rnd 15: With C, sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

ARM (make 2)
With C, ch 6; join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Work hdc in each chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd – 6 hdc.
Rnd 2: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. Drop C and join B.
Rnds 3-5: With B and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. Drop B and pick up C.
Rnds 6-8: With C and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. Drop C and pick up B.
Rnds 9 and 10: With B and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. Drop B and pick up C.
Rnd 11: With C and working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 12: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc; rep from * around – 9 hdc. End off C.
Rnd 13: Sc in each hdc around.
Fasten off.

HANDS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd.
Rnds 2 and 3: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

PANTS
Leg (make 2)
With B, ch 12; join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Work hdc in each chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd – 12 hdc.
Rnds 2-10: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 11: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc; repeat from * around – 18 hdc.
Rnds 12 and 13: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Fasten off.

Upper Pant
Rnd 1:
From RS and working in back loops only, join B at Rnd 1 of one leg, hdc in next 6 sts, hdc in top of second leg, hdc in next 11 sts of second leg; hdc in next st of first leg, hdc around to first st, sl st to first st to join – 24 sts.
Rnds 2-3: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around.
Fasten off.

FEET (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up every rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

SCARF
With B, ch 52.
Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off.

HAT
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 hdc in first chain. Mark first st for beg of rnd; move marker up each rnd.
Rnd 2: Working in back loops only, work 2 hdc in each hdc around – 12 hdc.
Rnd 3: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc; rep from * around – 18 hdc.
Rnd 4: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc; rep from * around – 24 hdc.
Rnd 5: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 3 hdc; rep from * around – 30 hdc.
Rnd 6: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 4 hdc; rep from * around – 36 hdc.
Rnd 7: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 5 hdc; rep from * around – 42 hdc.
Rnd 8: Working in back loops only, *2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in each of next 6 hdc; rep from * around – 48 hdc.
Rnds 9 and 10: Working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around. End off B.
Rnd 11: With C, sc in each hdc around. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Head to Body. Sew Feet and Hands inside the bells of Arms and Legs. Stuff Arms and Legs. Sew Arms to top of Body. Stuff Body. Sew Legs inside Body leaving 3 rows of the shirt overlapping Legs. Weave in ends. Tie Scarf around neck. Place Hat on Head.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing) hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.4 (based on 10 reviews)
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Amigurumi 'Bryan' Boy Doll Reviewed by Karen Frey on 2014-08-31 *****
I made the Shelly doll for my granddaughter and started on "Bryan" for her brother, when I realized it would be so much easier to sew the features on the face while it was still a flat circle. Their other grandma wants one for Christmas, too, so I may come up with more shortcuts.


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