Triceratops Dinosaur

Learn how to make crocheted triceratops amigurumi! This easy crocheted triceratops tutorial teaches you how to crochet a triceratops with a video or written! It even includes a free PDF!

What does a triceratops sit on?

His tricera-bottom! 

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The Materials:
•The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
– Main Color (Body Color)
– White (Horns)
•Size G6/4.00mm Hook
•Plastic Saftey Bead Eyes (6mm+)
•Stuffing
•Needle

Gauge : 5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 6” long

Worked in the round

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– InvDec : Invisible Decrease
– BLO : Back Loops Only
– FLO : Front Loops Only
– M.p : Mini Picot (Ch 2, working in the BLO of the 2nd ch from the hook, sl.st 1)
– Bo : Bobble Stitch
1. Yarn over, insert hook into stitch
2. Yarn over and pull through
3. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops
4. Repeat steps 1 – 3 four times total
5. Yarn over and pull through all the loops on the hook

How to Make a Crochet Triceratops Amigurumi

(01:21) Horns (make 3):

[All in White]

Ch 2, Working in the BLO of the 2rd ch from the hook, sc 1

Ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through to sew along the neck and back.

Body:

[All in Main color]

Ch 2 or use the magic loop method

(06:38) Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook or into magic loop (4)

(07:04) Rnd 2: sc 1, inc, working in BLO, sc 1, working in both loops, inc (6)

(08:18) Rnd 3: inc in each st (12)

(09:04) Rnd 4: [sc 3, inc] repeat 3 times (15)

(09:32) Rnd 5: [sc 4, inc] repeat 3 times (18)

(07:04) Rnd 6: sc 6, working in FLO, sc 1, [hdc 1, m.p, hdc 1] repeat 5 times, sc 1 (18 [+5 m.p])

(07:04) Rnd 7: sc 6, working in BLO from Rnd 5, sc 12 (18)

(08:18) Rnd 8: sc 1, bo, sc 2, bo, sc 13 (18)

(08:18) Add eyes and horns

(09:04) Rnd 9 – 11: sc in each st (18 x 3)

(09:32) Rnd 12: sc 2, bo, sc 3, bo, sc 11 (18)

(09:32) Rnd 13: sc in each st (18)

(09:32) Rnd 14: [sc 1, invdec] repeat 6 times (12)

Stuff slightly.

(09:32) Rnd 15: invdec, sc 2, invdec 4 (7)

Stuff fully.

(09:32) Rnd 16: invdec, sc 1, invdec, sc 1, sl.st 1 (5)

Cut the yarn and pull through. Sew together.

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