Tuesday, December 19, 2017

SLAKOTH

Slakoth is a Pokemon that looks a lot like a sloth.  My daughter saw a sloth on the GEICO commercials and wanted me to make one for her.  When she saw that there was a Pokemon that looked like a sloth, she decided to Slakoth to her extremely long “to do” list.  This is the pattern that I came up with for Slakoth.  This pattern includes the color lists for both Slakoth and Shiny Slakoth.

MATERIALS:
Worsted Weight Yarn (Shiny colors in parenthesis):  Buff (Lavender), perfect pink, coffee brown, black, and white.
Crochet Hook F
Fiberfil
Yarn Needle
Floral wire (optional)

BODY:
Rd 1: With buff, ch 4, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next sc, 4 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (10)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 4 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (18)
Rd 3: 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  (26)
Rd 4: sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  (34)
Rds 5-27: sc in each sc around.  (34)
Rd 28: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) 8 times, sc in next 2 sc.  (26)
Rd 29: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) 6 times, (sc2tog) 4 times.  (16)
STUFF BODY FIRMLY.
Rd 30: sc2tog around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 30, pull tightly and secure.  Weave in ends.

HEAD:
Rd 1: With buff, ch 4, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next sc, 4 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (10)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 4 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (18)
Rd 3: 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  (26)
Rd 4: sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  (34)
Rd 5: [(sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc] twice, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around.  (40)
Rds 6-11: sc in each sc around.  (40)
Rd 12: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (32)
Rd 13: (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) around.  (24)
Rd 14: (sc in next sc, sc2tog) around.  (16)
STUFF HEAD FIRMLY.
Rd 15: sc2tog around.  (8)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Weave tail through sc of Rd 15, pull tightly and secure.  Sew HEAD to BODY.

EYES (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: With white, (4 sc, change to perfect pink, 4 sc) in magic ring, slip st in first sc changing to coffee brown.  (8)
Rd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc.  (16)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew EYES to BODY.  Embroider black dividing lines.  Using French knots, create pupils on EYES.

NOSE:
Rd 1: With perfect pink, ch 3, 2 sc in second ch from hook, 4 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loop of foundation ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (8)
Rd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.  (16)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew NOSE on HEAD.

HEAD HAIR:
Fringe on 2 pieces of buff to top of HEAD over 5 sc.  Trim to desired length.

BELLY:
Rd 1: With perfect pink, ch 10, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 7 ch, 4 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next 7 ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (18)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next 4 sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (26)
Rd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 7 sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 7 sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice.  (34)
Rd 4: (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next 7 sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 7 sc, (sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice.  (42)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew BELLY to BODY.

BACK SIDE:
Rd 1: With perfect pink, ch 4, 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next sc, 4 sc in next ch working around ch, working in free loops of foundation ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch.  (10)
Rd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 4 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc.  (18)
Rd 3: 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 4 times, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc.  (26)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew BACK SIDE to BODY.

BACK STRIPES (MAKE 2):
Rw 1: With coffee brown, ch 13, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across.  (12)
Rws 2-3: Ch 1, turn; sc in each sc across.  (12)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew BACK STRIPES to BODY leaving 4 Rds between each stripe.

BACK HAIR:
Fringe on 2 pieces of buff in a triangle between BACK STRIPES.  Fringe on 2 pieces of coffee brown in a triangle pattern on BACK STRIPE closest to back right leg.

TOENAILS (MAKE 8):
Rd 1: With white, ch 2, 4 sc in second ch from hook working around ch.  (4)
Rd 2: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (6)
Rds 3-5: sc in each sc around.  (6)
Finish off.  Weave in ends.

FRONT LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: Attach buff in first sc of TOENAIL, ch 1, sc in same sc as attachment, sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc of second TOENAIL, sc in next 3 sc of first TOENAIL.  (12)
Rds 2-5: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 6: sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (13)
Rds 7-10: sc in each sc around.  (13)
Rd 11: sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (14)
Rds 12-15: sc in each sc around.  (14)
Rd 16: sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (15)
Rds 17-20: sc in each sc around.  (15)
Rd 21: sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc.  (16)
Rds 22-25: sc in each sc around.  (16)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Stuff FRONT LEGS firmly.  OPTIONAL:  INSERT FLORAL WIRE. Sew FRONT LEGS to BODY.

BACK LEGS (MAKE 2):
Rd 1: Attach buff in first sc of TOENAIL, ch 1, sc in same sc as attachment, sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc of second TOENAIL, sc in next 3 sc of first TOENAIL.  (12)
Rds 2-8: sc in each sc around.  (12)
Rd 9: (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around.  (15)
Rds 10-17: sc in each sc around.  (15)
Rd 18: (sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog) around.  (12)
STUFF BACK LEGS FIRMLY.
Rd 19: sc2tog around.  (6)
Finish off leaving a long tail.  Sew BACK LEGS to BODY.

Slakoth, Shiny Slakoth, and Pokemon are copyright Nintendo and their respective creators.

This pattern is an original pattern and is © by Christjan Bee (December 2017). 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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