Psyduck Amigurumi Pattern

YARN & HOOK

  • Stylecraft Special DK, Colours: Mustard, Buttermilk
  • 2mm hook & 1mm hook
  • White felt
  • Black Sharpie pen
  • Fabric glue
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Polyester toy filling
  • Pins
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch markers (I prefer using scrap yarn as “stitch markers”)

SIZE

Psyduck is approximately 11.5cm tall, 11.5cm in width, and approximately 12cm from the beak to the tip of the tail.

 

STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS – UK ENGLISH

dc double crochet
htr half treble
sl st slip stitch
st/sts stitch/es
inc increase with dc 2 in one st
dec decrease; insert hook in the front loop of the next two sts, yarn over, pull through both loops, y.o. and pull through remaining two loops –> one dc placed into two sts
rs right side
ws wrong side
inc3 increase 3; increase by placing 3 dc in one stitch

ASSEMBLY

I would recommend using a photo of Psyduck for reference for best possible outcome.

Attach all the limbs in the same order as the patter is written. Pin them all into place first to make sure the placement is correct and resembles a photo of Psyduck.

Cut out two small oval pieces of white felt to use as eyes. Use a Sharpie pen (or a similar black marker) to draw a black dot in the middle of each eye. Once all the limbs and the hair have been attached glue the eyes on.

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THE PATTERN

HEAD & BODY

The head and body will be worked as on piece from top to bottom.

Yarn: Mustard

Round 1: dc 6 in Magic Ring (6)
R2: inc in all sts around (12)
R3: (dc, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (dc 2, inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (dc 3, inc) x 6 (30)
R6: (dc 4, inc) x 6 (36)
R7: (dc 5, inc) x 6 (42)
R8: dc 42
R9: (dc 6, inc) x 6 (48)
R10-14: dc 48
R15: (dc 6, dec) x 6 (42)
R16: dc 42
R17: (dc 5, dec) x 6 (36)
R18: dc 36
R19: (dc 4, dec) x 6 (30)

The head is now done, continue on the body without fastening off:

R20: (dc 4, inc) x 6 (36)
R21: (dc 5, inc) x 6 (42)
R22: (dc 6, inc) x 6 (48)
R23: (dc 7, inc) x 6 (54)
R24: (dc 8, inc) x 6 (60)

R25-34: dc 60

R35: (dc 8, dec) x 6 (54)
R36: (dc 7, dec) x 6 (48)
R37: (dc 6, dec) x 6 (42)
R38: (dc 5, dec) x 6 (36)

Start stuffing the head and body

R39: (dc 4, dec) x 6 (30)
R40: (dc 3, dec) x 6 (24)
R41: (dc 2, dec) x 6 (18)
R42: (dc, dec) x 6 (12)
R43: (dec) x 6 (6)

Fasten off and weave in loose end.

BEAK

Yarn: Buttermilk

ch 8 – we will be working in the round
Round 1: (inc, dc 5, inc) x 2 (18)
R2: (inc, dc 7, inc) x 2 (22)
R3: (inc, dc 10) x 2 (24)
R4-5: dc 24
R6: (dec, dc 10) x 2 (22)
R7: (dec, dc 9) x 2 (20)
R8: (dec, dc 8) x 2 (18)
R9-10: dc 18
R11: (inc3, dc 8) x 2 (22) – (for “inc3” please refer to the STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS section at the start of this post)
R12: (dc, inc, dc 9) x 2 (24)
R13: dc 2, inc, dc 9) x 2 (26)
R14: dc 3, inc, dc 4, (htr, tr) one st, (tr, htr) in next st, dc 4, inc, fasten off (17 sts only, leaving the rest of the round unworked)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing. Stuff lightly before attaching to body.

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TAIL

Yarn: Mustard

Round 1: dc 6 in Magic Ring (6)
R2: dc 6
R3: (dc, inc) x 3 (9)
R4: dc 9
R5: dc 3, (dc 2, inc) x 2 (11)
R6: dc 11
R7: dc 3, (dc 3, inc) x 2 (13)
R8: dc 13
R9: dc 3, (dc 4, inc) x 2 (15)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing. Stuff lightly before attaching to body.

ARMS

Yarn: Mustard
Make 2

Round 1: dc 6 in Magic Ring (6)
R2: (inc3, dc 2) x 2 (10)
R3: dc 10
R4: (dc, inc, dc 3) x 2 (12)
R5-6: dc 12
R7: (dc, inc, dc 4) x 2 (14)
R8-9: dc 14

the rest of the arm will be worked in rows:

Row 10 (rs): dc 3, turn
R11 (ws): dc 11, turn
R12 (rs): dc 11, turn
R13 (ws): dc 11, turn
R14 (rs): sk 1 st, dc 8, sk 1 st, dc, turn (9)
R15 (ws): sk 1 st, dc 6, sk 1 st, dc, turn (7)
R16 (rs): sk 1 st, dc 4, sk 1 st, dc, turn (5)

Fasten off and leave long end for sewing. Stuff before attaching to body.

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FEET

Yarn: Buttermilk
Make 2

Round 1: dc 6 in Magic Ring (6)
R2: inc in all sts around (12)
R3: (dc 3, inc) x 3 (15)
R4: dc 15
R5: (dc 4, inc) x 3 (18)
R6: dc 18
R7: (dc 5, inc) x 3 (21)
R8: dc 21

Stuff lightly.

The main part of the foot is done, but do not fasten off just yet – we’re going to go straight onto making the first toe:

TOE NO1 
R9 – Toe no 1: dc 3, skip the next 14 sts and dc in the last 4 sts of the round (7)
R10 – Toe no 1: dc 2, dec, dc, dec (5)

Fasten off and weave in the end by going through each front loop and tighten 

TOE NO2
R9 – Toe no 2: attach yarn to the fourth st, dc in same st, and dc in the next two sts,  skip the next 7 sts and dc in the next 4 sts of the round (7)
R10 – Toe no 2: dc 2, dec, dc, dec (5)

Fasten off and weave in the end by going through each front loop and tighten

TOE NO3
R9 – Toe no 3: attach yarn to the seventh st, dc in same st, and dc in the next six sts (7)
R10 – Toe no 3: dc 2, dec, dc, dec (5)

Fasten off and weave in the end by going through each front loop and tighten

HAIR

Using your 1mm hook and black embroidery floss chain 6, sl st into the second ch from hook, sl st in the remaining four chains (first hair made, continue without fastening off),

ch 8, sl st in second ch from hook and in the next six chains, sl st into the previous hair (second hair made, continue without fastening off),

ch 6, sl st in the second ch from hook and in the remaining four chains, sl st in the beginning of the first hair, fasten off and leave long end for sewing

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THANK YOU & ENJOY!

Please do not reprint, sell or claim the pattern as your own. I’ve loved writing this pattern so please don’t forget to credit the pattern designer.

INSTAGRAM – I would love to see your creations! Don’t forget to tag me in your post or on your photo (@loopycathrine), and don’t forget to use #loopycathrineamigurumi

RAVELRY – I’m also on Ravelry so come find me and my other patterns there!

For any questions in relation to this pattern, please comment below and I will do my best to respond.

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23 thoughts on “Psyduck Amigurumi Pattern

  1. It’s beautiful! Psyduck is one of my favourite pokemon and I’m definitely going to try it. Very nice written and many helpful pictures! Great job 😊

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  2. I’m confused by the fact that the picture shows single crochet and the directions call for double crochet. The neck seems thick, not like the picture. Can you clarify?

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  3. How would I go about making it bigger? How would you recommend I increase the pattern. My little boy would love a larger toy as this is only 11.5cm.

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    1. Hi Carol. Yes, you will work along the chain loops on one side first, and then move on to the other side and work in the chain loops there too, and it creates an oval shape. Good luck!

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  4. Hey! Really enjoying the pattern so far! The beak is the first “unique” shape I got to make (instead of the usual rounds and rows) and I find it so enjoyable =) thanks a lot for that lovely Psyduck pattern!

    I wanted to point out a small typo in the pattern: at the beak part, row 13 it says “dc 2, inc, dc 9) x 9 (26)” where it should be “x 2” (instead of “x 9”).

    One last thing, I saw that you asked for a tag on Instagram in case we post the final product. What about Facebook? Should I use any tags? You know… For people with no Instagram account.

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  5. Hi I’m Theresa and I have a little guy that wants me to make the psyduck ! The same exact color, but can’t find the colors of yarn anywhere ? If you could could you let me know where to get the colors at?thank you Theresasuszko@ iCloud.com

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  6. Hello, I need help with the BEAK part of the pattern. It’s instructing to start with “8 chains- working in the round”, so you mean to say it’s not the same as all the other parts of the this pattern (start with a magic circle), but when I look it up online, “working in the round” means making a magic circle. Sorry, I’m just so confused because then I don’t know how does Round 1 concludes in total 18 sts. Please help! 😅 Thank you!

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    1. You should be working around the chains to make an oval shape. (inc, dc 5, inc) x 2 (18) means that increase in the second chain from the hook, dc in each of the next 5 chains, and increase again the last chain of that row. Repeat this is the chain loops on the other side of your work, and voila: you have 18dc in an oval shape. Hope this helps. x

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      1. Thank you so much! This is my second Amigurumi, ever, and involved some techniques I’ve never used. 😄 Learn something new everyday. I love this Amigurumi Psyduck btw, thank you 😄

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