Monday, December 26, 2016

GOLEM

This is the next in a very long list of requests from a Pokemon-obsessed Etsy customer that I have.  Golem reminds me a lot of a soccer ball with arms, legs, and a head.  This pattern includes the color for both Golem and Shiny Golem.

MATERIALS:
Worsted Weight Yarn (Shiny colors are in parenthesis):  Medium thyme (Warm brown), dark thyme (caf√© latte), warm brown (buff), pink, burgundy, white, and red
E crochet hook
Polyester Fiberfil
Tapestry needle

BODY:
HEXAGONS (MAKE 20)
Rd 1: With medium thyme, 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)  Change to dark thyme.
Rd 3: (sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc) around.  (30)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
PENTAGONS (MAKE 12):
Rd 1: With medium thyme, 5 sc in magic ring.  (5)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (10)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (15)  Change to dark thyme.
Rd 3: (sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc) around.  (25)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
ASSEMBLY:
Stitch Hexagons and Pentagons together in classic soccer ball pattern.  Stuff BODY firmly before closing.

LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With warm brown, ch 8, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 5 ch, 3 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next 6 ch.  (18)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (22)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (29)
Rd 4: working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.  (29)
Rd 5: sc in each sc around.  (29)
Rd 6: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) twice, sc in next 7 sc, sc3tog, sc in next 2 sc, sc3tog, sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog.  (22)
Rd 7: (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 5 sc, (sc2tog) 4 times, sc in next 5 sc.  (16)
Rd 8: sc in each sc around.  (16)
Rd 9: (sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rds 10-14: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff LEGS firmly.  Sew LEGS to BODY.

TOENAILS (MAKE 10):
Rd 1: With white, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around.  (4)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.  Glue TOENAILS to LEGS.

ARMS (MAKE 2):
THUMBS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With white, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc changing to warm brown.  (4)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.
FINGERS (MAKE 4):
Rd 1: With white, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc changing to warm brown.  (4)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Rd 4: sc in each sc around.  (6)
Finish off in first and third FINGERS.  DO NOT finish off in second and fourth FINGERS.
HANDS AND ARMS (MAKE 2):
Rd 5: sc in next 3 sc on second FINGER, sc in each sc on first FINGER, sc in next 3 sc on second FINGER.  (12)
Rd 6: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 7: sc in each sc on THUMB, sc in each sc around on HAND.  (18)
Rds 8-9: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 10: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Rd 11: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (18)
Rds 12-21: sc in each sc around.  (18)
Rd 22: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff ARMS firmly.  Sew ARMS to BODY.

HEAD:
MOUTH (MAKE 2—1 IN BURGUNDY, 1 IN MAGENTA):
Rw 1: 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)
Finish off.

LOWER JAW:
Rw 1: With warm brown, 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)
Rws 4-5: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Rw 6: Holding magenta MOUTH and LOWER JAW together and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.  Embroider teeth on LOWER JAW using white.

UPPER JAW:
Rw 1: With warm brown, 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)
Rws 4-6: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Rw 7: Holding magenta MOUTH and LOWER JAW together and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (22)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.  Sew MOUTH together.

BACK OF HEAD:
Rd 1: With warm brown, work 11 sc evenly around the edge of LOWER JAW, work 13 sc evenly around the edge of UPPER JAW.  (24)
Rds 2-4: sc in each sc around.  (24)
Rd 5: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (18)
Rd 6: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
BEGIN STUFFING HEAD FIRMLY.  CONTINUE STUFFING HEAD FIRMLY AS YOU GO ALONG.
Rd 7: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 8, pull tightly and secure.  Sew HEAD to BODY.

EYES AND HEAD MARKINGS:
Embroider EYES on GOLEM.  Embroider HEAD MARKINGS on GOLEM.

Golem, Shiny Golem and Pokemon are copyright Nintendo.

This pattern is an original pattern and is © by Christjan Bee (December 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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