Kogepan-chan free amigurumi pattern

Kogepan-chan is a burnt red bean bun character created by San-X.

The adorable brown bread boy is often in a foul mood – you would be too, if you were left forgotten in a sauna 30 minutes past your tolerance for furnace-hot air!

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Doshite? (Why?)
burnt bread crochet amigurumei sanx
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burnt bread crochet amigurumei sanx
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Learn more about Kogepan-chan in these super hilarious and kawaii videos we found on YouTube!

Make your own Kogepan-chan!

Materials

  • 2.50 mm hook
  • Similar sized yarn (bread brown)
  • Sewing thread (pink)
  • Embroidery floss (black)
  • Darning needle
  • 2 x small 4mm brads (white)
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Small pebbles (to weigh Kogepan-chan down)

 

Head

With bread brown yarn:

Round 1: 6 sc in magic circle (6)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)

Round 3: *2 sc, sc in next sc*, repeat 6 times (18)

Round 4: *2sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 6 times (24)

Round 5: *2 sc, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat 6 times (30)

Round 6: *2 sc, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat 6 times (36)

Round 7: *2 sc, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat 6 times (42)

Round 8: *2 sc, sc in next 6 sc*, repeat 6 times (48)

Round 9: *2 sc, sc in next 7 sc*, repeat 6 times (54)

Round 10 – 16: Sc in each sc around (54)

Round 17: *Inv dec, sc in next 7 sc*, repeat 6 times (48)

Round 18: * Inv dec, sc in next 6 sc*, repeat 6 times (42)

Round 19: * Inv dec, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat 6 times (36)

Pop in the white brads for the eyes – it should fall right below round 13. There should be a space of nine stitches between the eyes.

With black embroidery floss, sew two small lines in the centre of the face. These will be the nose and mouth.

With pink thread, sew three shorter diagonal lines below each eye to give Kogepan-chan a flustered look.

Round 20: * Inv dec, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat 6 times (30)

Round 21: *Inv dec, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat 6 times (24)

Round 22: *Inv dec, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 6 times (18)

Begin stuffing the head.

Round 23: *Inv dec, sc in next 1 sc*, repeat 6 times (12)

Round 24: Inv dec all around (6)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Body

With bread brown yarn:

Round 1: 6 sc in magic circle (6)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12)

Round 3: *2 sc, sc in next sc*, repeat 6 times (18)

Round 4: *2sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 6 times (24)

Round 5 – 10: Sc in each sc around (24)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Begin stuffing the body. Add some pebbles so Kogepan-chan can sit upright on his own.

 

Arms (make 2)

With bread brown yarn:

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2 – 6: Sc in each sc around (7)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

 

Legs (make 2)

With bread brown yarn:

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2 – 5: Sc in each sc around (7)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

 

Assembly

  • Sew on the body.
  • Sew on legs.
  • Sew on the arms.
  • Ta da!

As this is an original amiguruMEI pattern, kindly do not claim it as your own. If you plan to sell the amigurumi made from this pattern, I would be delighted to have you mention amiguruMEI as the pattern provider. You may place a link to this pattern from your site, but please do not repost it onto your page. Remember to share a picture of your own kawaii versions of Kogepan-chan with amiguruMEI!

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Doshite…

P/S: Kogepan-chan will have a new friend next week! Brand new free pattern coming up!

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A writer/wanderer who loves the whimsical-cute!

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15 Comments

  1. Hi! I looooove your pattern for Kogepan. So kawaii!!
    Umm…please please please (infinity please) maybe could you make a pattern for Creampan? Am I allowed to ask that? Sorry. Nobody else has put up a pattern for him, and ever since I saw your Kogepan pattern I really really have been wanting to make his best friend! (Then I could also make Ichigopan with Creampan’s pattern!!) Soo sorry if me asking this is strange and/or not possible. 🙂
    Thank you so much, and all credit due to you of course! – Kireipan (not really) 😀

  2. Your one of the best amigurumi pattern maker people out there!! i love it!! I wonder if you ever tried making a mamegoma pattern.. that would be outstanding!! I love it!

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