Wednesday, November 16, 2016

NIDOKING

This is the next in the long list of Pokemon that a customer of mine on Etsy has requested.  This pattern includes the yarn colors for making Nidoking and Shiny Nidoking.  I am anticipating that Nidoqueen is probably not far behind the request for Nidoking.  For that, I plan to make Nidoqueen in the near future and post the pattern.

MATERIALS:
Worsted Weight Yarn (Shiny colors in parenthesis):  Medium purple (Aqua), gray, teal (café latte), aqua (warm brown), magenta (red), white, and black.
F crochet hook
Polyester fiberfill
Yarn Needle
Glue

BODY:
Rd 1: With medium purple, 9 sc in magic ring.  (9)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (27)
Rd 4: sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times.  (31)
Rd 5: sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times.  (36)
Rd 6: (sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (40)
Rd 7: (sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (45)
Rds 8-17: sc in each sc around.  (45)
Rd 18: (sc in next 7 sc, sc2tog) around.  (40)
Rds 19-28: sc in each sc around.  (40)
Rd 29: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (32)
Rd 30: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (24)
BEGIN STUFFING BODY FIRMLY.  CONTINUE STUFFING BODY FIRMLY AS YOU GO ALONG.
Rd 31: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (16)
Rd 32: sc2tog around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 46, pull tightly and secure.  Weave in ends.

TAIL:
Rd 1: With medium purple, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around.  (4)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Rd 4: sc in each sc around.  (6)
Rd 5: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (8)
Rd 6: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Rd 7: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (10)
Rd 8: sc in each sc around.  (10)
Rd 9: (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (12)
Rd 10: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 11: (sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (14)
Rd 12: sc in each sc around.  (14)
Rd 13: (sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (16)
Rd 14: sc in each sc around.  (16)
Rd 15: (sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rd 16: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 17: (sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (20)
Rd 18: sc in each sc around.  (20)
Rd 19: (sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (22)
Rd 20: sc in each sc around.  (22)
Rd 21: (sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rd 22: sc in each sc around.  (24)
Rd 23: (sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (26)
Rd 24: sc in each sc around.  (26)
Rd 25: (sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (28)
Rd 26: sc in each sc around.  (28)
Rd 27: (sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (30)
Rd 28: sc in each sc around.  (30)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff TAIL firmly.  Sew TAIL to BODY adding any stuffing needed to achieve shape before closing.

BELLY:
Rw 1: With gray, ch 8, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 5 ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (9)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice.  (12)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (14)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (16)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (18)
Rws 6-15: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (18)
Rw 16: Ch 1, turn; sc2tog, sc in next 14 sc, sc2tog.  (16)
Rws 17-24: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (16)
Rw 25: Ch 1, turn; sc2tog, sc in next 12 sc, sc2tog.  (14)
Rw 26: Ch 1, turn; sc2tog, sc in next 10 sc, sc2tog.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew BELLY to BODY.

TOE NAILS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With gray, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (8)
Rd 3: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With medium purple, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (24)
Rd 5: working in back loops only, sc in next 10 sc, working in both loops, holding next sc on LEGS and first sc of TOE NAILS together and working through both thicknesses, sc in next 4 sc, working in back loops only, sc in next 10 sc of LEGS.
Rd 6: sc in next 10 sc, sc in next 4 sc of TOE NAILS, sc in next 10 sc of LEGS.  (24)
Rds 7-12: sc in each sc around.  (24)
Rd 13: 2 sc in next 6 sc, sc in next 18 sc  (30)
Rd 14: sc in each sc around.  (30)
Rd 15: sc in next 20 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 6 sc.  (28)
Rd 16: sc in next 19 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 5 sc.  (26)
Rd 17: sc in next 18 sc, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 4 sc.  (24)
Rd 18: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 19: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
STUFF LEGS FIRMLY
Rd 20: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 20, pull tightly and secure.  Sew LEGS to BODY.

KNEES (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With medium purple, ch 4, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (8)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew KNEES to LEGS.

FINGER NAILS (MAKE 6):
Rd 1: With gray, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around.  (4)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

ARMS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With medium purple, 6 sc in magic ring.  (6)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 3: (holding next sc on ARM and first sc of FINGER NAILS together and working through both thicknesses, sc in next 2 sc, sc in same sc as last sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times.  (18)
Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc on FINGER NAILS, 2 sc in next sc on ARM, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times.  (24)
Rds 5-11: sc in each sc around.  (24)
Rd 12: (sc in next 10 sc, sc2tog) around.  (22)
Rd 13: (sc in next 9 sc, sc2tog) around.  (20)
Rd 14: (sc in next 8 sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 15: (sc in next 7 sc, sc2tog) around.  (16)
Rd 16: (sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog) around.  (14)
Rd 17: (sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
BEGIN STUFFING ARMS FIRMLY.  CONTINUE STUFFING ARMS FIRMLY AS YOU GO ALONG.
Rd 18: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (8)
Rds 19-23: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Rd 24: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc).  (12)
Rd 25: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rds 26-29: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 30: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Rd 31: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 31, pull tightly and secure.  Sew ARMS to BODY.

ARM WINGS (MAKE 2):
Rw 1: Starting side of Rd 16 of ARM, being directly up from one of the FINGER NAILS and working over sc heading toward FINGER NAILS, attach gray, sc in same Rd as attachment, (hdc, dc) in next Rd, (dc, hdc) in next Rd, sc in next 3 Rds, slip st in next Rd.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.

HEAD:
MOUTH (MAKE 2):
Rw 1: With magenta, ch 6, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch, 2 sc in last ch, sc in each of free loops of foundation 4 ch.  (10)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc.  (14)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc.  (18)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc.  (22)
Finish off.

LOWER JAW:
Rw 1: With medium purple, ch 6, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch, 2 sc in last ch, sc in each of free loops of foundation 4 ch.  (10)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc.  (14)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc.  (18)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc.  (22)
Rws 5-7: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Rw 8: Holding MOUTH and LOWER JAW together and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, turn; sc in next sc, change to white, hdc in next sc, (change to medium purple, sc in next sc, change to white, sc in next sc) 3 times, change to medium purple, sc in next 6 sc, (change to white, sc in next sc, change to medium purple, sc in next sc) 3 times, change to white, hdc in next sc, change to medium purple, sc in next sc.  (22)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

UPPER JAW:
Rw 1: With medium purple, ch 6, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 3 ch, 2 sc in last ch, sc in each of free loops of foundation 4 ch.  (10)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc.  (14)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc.  (18)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc.  (22)
Rws 5-7: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Rw 8: Holding MOUTH and UPPER JAW together and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, turn; sc in next sc, (sc, hdc) in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, sc in next 7 sc, (hdc, dc) in next sc, (dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next 7 sc, (sc, hdc) in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, sc in next sc.
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

BACK OF HEAD:
Rd 1: With medium purple, work 18 sc evenly around the edge of UPPER JAW, work 18 sc evenly around the edge of LOWER JAW.  (36)
Rds 2-5: sc in each sc around.  (36)
Rd 6: (sc in next 4 sc, sc2tog) around.  (30)
Rd 7: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (24)
Rd 8: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 9: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
BEGIN STUFFING HEAD FIRMLY.  CONTINUE STUFFING HEAD FIRMLY AS YOU GO ALONG.
Rd 10: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 10, pull tightly and secure.  I waited to sew HEAD to BODY after EARS were attached and SIDEBURNS were done.    
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EYES:
Embroider EYES on NIDOKING.

EARS (MAKE 2):
INNER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rw 1: With teal, ch 5, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across.  (4)
Rws 2-4: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; (sc2tog) twice.  (2)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
Rw 6: With right side facing, attach aqua in last sc of Rw 4, ch 1, sc in same as attachment, sc in next sc of Rw 5, sc in first sc of Rw 4, work 5 sc evenly down side of INNER EAR.
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
OUTER EARS (MAKE 2):
Rw 1: With medium purple, ch 5, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across.  (4)
Rws 2-4: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; (sc2tog) twice.  (2)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
Rw 6: With right side facing, attach medium purple in last sc of Rw 4, ch 1, sc in same as attachment, sc in next sc of Rw 5, sc in first sc of Rw 4, work 5 sc evenly down side of INNER EAR.
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
JOIN OF INNER EAR AND OUTER EAR:
RIGHT EAR:
Rd 1: Holding INNER EAR with aqua on outside and OUTER EAR with OUTER EAR facing and working through both thicknesses, attach medium purple, ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 4, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, sc in next 2 sc, ch 3, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, (sc, hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next 4 sc.
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew EAR to HEAD.
LEFT EAR:
Rd 1: Holding INNER EAR with aqua on outside and OUTER EAR with INNER EAR facing and working through both thicknesses, attach medium purple, ch 1, sc in next 4 sc, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next sc, ch 4, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, sc in next 2 sc, ch 3, sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, (sc, hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next 4 sc.
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew EAR to HEAD.

SIDEBURNS:
Rw 1: Starting at bottom edge of EAR, attach medium purple with slip st, ch 1, sc in same sc as slip st, working along jawline, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next sc, (hdc, dc, hdc) in next sc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc.  Finish off.  Weave in ends.
 
HORN:
Rd 1: With medium purple, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around.  (4)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Rd 4: sc in each sc around.  (6)
Rd 5: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (8)
Rds 6-8: sc in each sc around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew HORN to HEAD stuffing before closing.

SMALL SPINE SPIKES (MAKE 4):
Rw 1: With medium purple, ch 2, 2 sc in second ch from hook.  (2)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (6)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew SMALL SPINE SPIKES to NIDOKING.

LARGE SPINE SPIKE:
Rw 1: With medium purple, ch 2, sc in second ch from hook.  (1)
Rw 2: Ch 1, turn; sc in next sc.  (1)
Rw 3: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc.  (2)
Rw 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (2)
Rw 5: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 6: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (4)
Rw 7: Ch 1, turn; 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (6)
Rw 8: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew LARGE SPINE SPIKE to NIDOKING.

Nidoking, Nidoqueen, Shiny Nidoking and Pokemon are copyright Nintendo.

This pattern is an original pattern © by Christjan Bee (November 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.

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