Free amigurumi pattern: Purin

Free amigurumi pattern: Purin

Purin-chan is a custard-like golden retriever first created by Sanrio in 1996.

In Japanese, “purin” means “pudding”.

Like Tuxedo-san, Purin-chan loves to eat.

To curb his growing appetite, he occasionally exercises.

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Cookie?
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Cherries?
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Exercise!

 

Make your own Purin-chan!

Materials

  • 2.50 mm hook
  • Similar sized yarn (lemon yellow and dark brown)
  • Embroidery floss (dark brown)
  • Darning needle
  • 2 x small 2.5mm round beads
  • Pink brads (optional)
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Small pebbles (to weigh Purin-chan down)

 

Body

With lemon yellow 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 – 23: Sc in each sc around (54)

Sew on the small round beads as eyes – it should fall on round 12.

With dark brown embroidery floss, sew on the nose and mouth.

Pop in the pink brads (optional) for a blushing effect.

Round 24: *Inv dec, sc in next 7 sc*, repeat 6 times (48)

Round 25: * Inv dec, sc in next 6 sc*, repeat 6 times (42)

Round 26: * Inv dec, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat 6 times (36)

Round 27: * Inv dec, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat 6 times (30)

Round 28: *Inv dec, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat 6 times (24)

Round 29: *Inv dec, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 6 times (18)

Begin stuffing the body. Add some small pebbles so Purin-chan will stand upright on its own. Top off with more stuffing.

Round 30: *Inv dec, sc in next 1 sc*, repeat 6 times (12)

Round 31: Inv dec all around (6)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Ears (make 2)

With lemon yellow 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 – 6: Sc in each sc around (18)

Round 7: *Sc2together, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 6 times (12)

Round 8 – 12: Sc in each sc around (12)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

 

Hands (make 2)

With lemon yellow 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.

 

Tail

With lemon yellow yarn:

Round 1: 5 sc in magic circle (5)

Round 2 – 4: Sc in each sc around (5)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

 

Feet (make 2)

With lemon yellow yarn:

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (14)

Round 3 – 5: Sc in each sc around (14)

Round 6: *Sc2together*, repeat 7 times (7)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

Weave the yarn to the centre back of the feet.

Pinch the piece slightly to give it shape.

 

Beret (base)

With dark 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)

Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

Please note: I used a thicker yarn for this. You may want to add another round if your yarn is slightly thinner.

 

Beret (tip)

With dark brown yarn:

Chain 4

Round 1: Starting in second chain from hook, sc in the next 2sc, slip stitch in the last sc.

Fold the piece in half and sew it (with a slight protrusion) onto the centre of the beret base.

 

Assembly

  • Sew on the ears, arms and feet.
  • Sew on the tiny tail.
  • Sew on the beret.
  • Ta da!

As this is an original amiguruMEI pattern, kindly do not claim it as your own. 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 Purin-chan with amiguruMEI!

 

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Hug!

 

Free pattern: Sayo and Nara-chan Easter Macaron Bunnies

Free pattern: Sayo and Nara-chan Easter Macaron Bunnies

Sayo and Nara-chan have always dreamt of seeing more of the world.

This year, they’ll finally get a chance to do so.

Nara-chan’s fantabulous macaron-baking skills have won them two free tickets to Perth, and just in time too for Easter.

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...Perth?

Why the sad faces then, you may ask?

Well, the bunnies are in fact afraid of kangaroos.

P/S: Make your own Sayo and Nara-chan! Here’s a free pattern for the Easter Macaron Bunnies:

 

Materials

1)     2.50 mm hook to be used with white yarn

2)      2.00 mm hook to be used with pink yarn

3)     8 ply yarn (white)

4)      Standard yarn (pink)

5)      3) Polyester fiberfill

6)      Darning needle

7)      Sewing needle

8)     Brown/black embroidery floss or sewing thread

9)      Black brads 4mm

10)  Silver/white brads 6mm (optional)

11)  Small white pom pom

12)  Decorative button (you may replace the macaron with other food or floral-type buttons)

13)  Fuzzy winter socks/gloves

 

Head

With white yarn:

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (14)

Round 3: *2 sc, sc in next sc*, repeat 7 times (21)

Round 4: *2sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 7 times (28)

Round 5: *2 sc, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat 7 times (35)

Round 6: *2 sc, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat 7 times (42)

Round 7: *2 sc, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat 7 times (49)

Round 8 – 13: Sc in each sc around

Round 14: *Inv dec, sc in next 5 sc*, repeat 7 times (42)

Place eyes (with black brads) just below the 12th row. Leave about 7 sts in between the eyes.

With brown/black embroidery floss sew on the nose.

Sew on the eyelids with brown/black sewing thread.

With the same thread, sew a small line beneath the nose.

Round 15: * Inv dec, sc in next 4 sc*, repeat 7 times (35)

Round 16: * Inv dec, sc in next 3 sc*, repeat 7 times (28)

Round 17: * Inv dec, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 7 times (21)

Begin stuffing the head.

Round 18: * Inv dec, sc in next sc*, repeat 7 times (14)

Round 19: Inv dec all around (7)

Finish off by making a slip stich in the next stitch.

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

 

Body

With white yarn:

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (14)

Round 3: *2 sc, sc in next sc*, repeat 7 times (21)

Round 4: *2 sc, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 7 times (28)

Round 5 – 9: Sc in each sc around

Round 10: *Inv dec, sc in next 2 sc*, repeat 7 times (21)

Finish off by making a slip stich in the next stitch.

Leave a yarn length of about 3 inches. Cut yarn.

Add on a cute belly button effect by sewing on a small ‘x’ with brown/black embroidery floss.

 

Legs

With pink yarn:

Round 1: 5 sc in magic circle (5)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (10)

Change to white yarn.

Round 3 – 5: Sc in each sc around (10)

Round 6: *Inv dec in next st*, repeat 2 times

Finish off by making a slip stich in the next stitch.

Leave a yarn length of about 2 inches. Cut yarn.

Make two of these.

 

Arms

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2 – 5: Sc in each sc around (7)

Use silver/white brads to add mobility to the arms (optional).

Finish off by making a slip stich in the next stitch.

Leave a yarn length of about 2 inches. Cut yarn.

Weave in ends (If you prefer not to use the brads, leave the yarn as is to sew onto the body later).

Make two of these.

 

Ears

Round 1: 7 sc in magic circle (7)

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around (14)

Round 3 – 6: Sc in each sc around (14)

Finish off by making a slip stich in the next stitch.

Leave a yarn length of about 2 inches. Cut yarn.

Make two of these.

 

Assembly

1)      Place the arms (with brads) onto the body.

2)      Stuff the body and pin it in place onto the head.

3)      Sew them together.

4)      Sew on the legs.

5)      Sew on the ears.

6)      For the tail, sew a small white pom pom onto the back of the body.

7)      Sew a decorative button onto one of the arms.

8)      Cut a small ‘scarf’ from some fuzzy winter socks/gloves.

9)      Tie the scarf around the neck of the bunny.

10)   Add a dab of blush onto the bunny’s cheeks and you’ll have…Sayo-chan!

And since Sayo-chan has a penchant for acting odd without his other half, please make sure you repeat the entire process above to give life to Nara-chan.

As this is an original amiguruMEI pattern, kindly do not claim it as your own. 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 decadent versions of Sayo and Nara-chan with amiguruMEI!