I had quite a bit of fun making this little bad guy because at 8.5 inches, he’s the right sized amigurumi that allows you to add in a lot of details. So I went detail crazy! Right from the stripes on his Converse shoes to colorful stripes on the cuffs of his overalls to the scar on his face. I even gave him eyebrows! And the result is nothing short of fabulous, if I say so myself. ;) I must warn you though. This pattern requires that you have some basic embroidery skills. Patience is also right up there in the list of must-have skills since you will need to sew several tiny crocheted pieces. If you are not particularly a fan of changing color every row, let me warn you, your patience will be put to the ultimate test. Phew! This is an intermediate pattern as it requires working with four different colored yarns at a time, switching between working in the front loops and back loops, working in back posts, making loop stitches, and every other kind of amigurumi technique that drives the lazy out of you. ;) Though I’ve tried to include photos that explain the difficult bits, a tutorial on making loop stitch—which is what I have used to make the wig—is probably the only thing this pattern does not include. Trust me, I would if I could but apparently, a pair of hands isn’t enough to hold the hook, the yarn, and the camera. I have a nagging suspicion that crocheteers who post photo tutorials either have an extra pair of limbs or they have a crochet slave stashed away in their basement. So here’s what we will do. We’ll make a quick run to FreshStitches.com where Stacey has an excellent photo tutorial on how to make a loop stitch.
Now with that out of the way, let get to the good part.🙂 The pattern is FREE! Yes, absolutely free; that is, unless you want to tip me for coming up with this marvelous pattern for you, in which case you can always donate to Animal Nepal. :D
If crazy killer dolls don’t freak you out, you know this is what should be on your Halloween to-do list. Even if you don’t care for the scary variety, you can always customize it and make Chucky the most adorable boy that ever lived.
Have fun hookin’!
Castilian Spanish: Would you like Chucky’s pattern in Castilian Spanish? You can find the translated pattern at Montse’s blog.
Dutch: Nanske has been kind enough to translate Chucky’s pattern for our Dutch readers. Click here to download the pattern in Dutch.
If you liked this free amigurumi pattern, would you please consider making a small donation to Animal Nepal? Animal Nepal is a not for profit, animal welfare and rights organization based in Lalitpur, Nepal, which runs two sanctuaries for abused and injured homeless/working animals. This organization is also in the forefront of campaigning for animal rights. If you want to see the wonderful work these folks do, you can check out their Facebook page or their blog. You can also help them by donating here.
Thank you for caring.