Kobold Amigurumi

Louie's Loops

Medium difficulty

Medium

1 hour

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Lefty

In this crochet tutorial we'll be crocheting Kobolds, playful, goblin-like creatures often found in underground mines and caverns. I like to think of them as mini mischievous dragon kin minions, inspired by roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder.
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What you'll create

What you'll learn

What you'll need

Cotton Yarn

Weight

Colors

Main Color
Brown (Clothing)
White (Teeth)

Crochet Hook

G6 / 4.00 mm

Safety Bead (x2)

6 mm

Stuffing

Darning Needle

Abbreviations

ch

Chain Stitch

st

Stitch

slst

Slip Stitch

sc

Single Crochet

inc

Increase

dec

Decrease (Sharp)

FLO/BLO

Front / Back Loops Only

sc2tog

Single Crochet 2 Together

bo

Bobble Stitch (4-dc bobble)

sbo

Spiky Bobble Stitch

mp

Mini Picot

Other Useful Info

Gauge

5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 2” tall

Worked

In the round unless otherwise stated

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The Pattern

Use the checkboxes to track your progress
(1:23) The time codes match to the pattern video

01Teeth

[All White]
Ch 3, pull tight

Skip 2 chs, working in the 3rd chs back loop sc 1, ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through.

Sew this onto the body under the lip (Rnd 5a).

02Mini Dragon Wings

[All Main Color]
*All stitches worked in the back loops of the chains.

[ch 3, slst 1 in 2nd ch from the hook] 3 times.

Starting in the 2nd slst chain, hdc 1, sc2tog using the next 2 chs, sc 1 in the last ch.

Ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through.

03Body

[All Main Color]
Magic loop

Rnd 1: sc 6 into the magic loop (6)

Rnd 2: inc in each (12)

How to crochet the Spiked Bobble (aka “sbo”)

Step 1: Work 2 double crochet into one stitch, leaving the last loop of each on the hook.
Step 2: With the loops still on the hook, work a mini picot (ch 2, sl.st into the 2nd ch from the hook)
Step 3: Work 1 more double crochet into one stitch, leaving the last loop of each on the hook.

Rnd 3: [sc, inc] 3 times, sbo 1, inc 1, sc 1, inc 1, sbo 1, inc 1 (18)

mp = Mini Picot
(ch 2, slst into the back loop of the first ch)

Rnd 4: sc 2, inc 1, sc 1, inc 1, sc 5, mp, sc 6, mp, sc 2 (20 +2 mps)

Rnd 5: sc in each, working around the mp stitches (20)

Rnd 6: sc 1, working in the FLO, slst 1, sc 3, sbo 1, sc 3, slst 1, working in both loops, sc 10 (20)

Rnd 7: sc 1, working in the unused BLO from Rnd 5, sc 1, dec 1, sc 3, dec 1, sc 1,
working in both loops, sc 10 (18)

See video for how to attach the teeth during Rnd 7 to make it slightly easier to sew on.

Rnd 8: sc in each st around (18)

Rnd 9: bo 1, sc 8, bo 1, sc 3, inc 2, sc 3 (20)

Add eyes between Rnds 5 and 6, stitch 3 and 9.

Sew on teeth in the corners of the mouth between Rnds 6 and 7.

Rnd 10: sc 14, inc 2, sc 4 (22)

Rnd 11: sc 2, bo 1, sc 5, bo 1, sc 7, inc 1, sc 5 (23)

Rnd 12: [sc 1, dec 1] 5 times, skip 5, sc 1, dec 1 (12)

Rnd 13: dec in each (6)

Stuff fully.

Sew final 6 stitches closed, enter the bottom and exit out the base of the tail.

Seam together the tail by going through adjacent stitches up to the tip of the tail (3 stitches total) and then back down. Hide the end in the body thoroughly and cut the end close.

04Loin Cloth

[All Brown]
Ch 3

Row 1: skip the first ch, sc in next 2 (2)

Row 2: turn, ch 1, sc in each st (2)

Row 3: turn, ch 1, sc in each st (2)

Cut the yarn, ch 1 and pull through leaving a long enough end to sew onto to body.

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