Saturday, May 20, 2017

Free Crochet Pattern...Pocket Bot!


Pocket Bot is a fun little toy that is easy to stitch up. Fun buttons decorate the front and a playful antenna is a cute topper. Perfect for kids and robot lovers alike! Pocket Bot is part of the Crochet Charity Drive crochet along...come join our Facebook group and crochet with us!

Please note: Pocket Bot is for kids over 3 because of small parts.


Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too!

Let's connect!

Pocket Bot
By Jennifer Dickerson

Click the button below to add this project to your Ravelry queue:

Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:



Materials:
  • 6.0 mm J crochet hook
  • Worsted Weight yarn in colors of your choice (I used Red Heart Super Saver in "Spring Green" "Gray Heather" "Pumpkin" and "Cherry Red"
  • Buttons ( I used 4 for the eyes, 3 for the chest, and 2 more for the antenna)
  • Pipe cleaner (6 inches long or so)
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill (or Polyfill as it is sometimes called)

Sizing:
  • 7 inches tall
  • 5 inches wide

Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:


Pocket Bot is made of several pieces and then attached together.  Make the pieces first, then proceed down to the "Assembly" section.  Below in the parenthesis are the yarn color I used, however feel free to use any colors you like!

Instructions for the body (Gray yarn - make 1):
Ch 12
Row 1: Work a hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, then work a hdc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 2 and turn. Work a hdc in each st across.
Repeat row 2 until piece measures approximately 9 inches inches and fasten off.

Instructions for Arms & Legs (Gray yarn - make 4):
Ch 6
Row 1: Work a hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, then work a hdc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 2 and turn. Work a hdc in each st across.
Repeat row 2 two more times, then fasten off.

Instructions for Face Plate (Orange yarn - make 1):
Ch 8
Row 1: Work a hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, then work a hdc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 2 and turn. Work a hdc in each st across, then fasten off.

Instructions for Chest Plate (Green yarn - make 1):
Ch 8
Row 1: Work a hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, then work a hdc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 2 and turn. Work a hdc in each st across.
Repeat row 2 two more times, then fasten off.

Instructions for Antenna (Gray yarn - make 2):
Ch 6
Row 1: Work a hdc in the 3rd ch from the hook, then work a hdc in each ch across. Fasten off.

Instructions for Knob (Red yarn - make 1)
Ch 2
Work 8 sc in the ch furthest from the hook, then fasten off.

Assembly:

Fold robot body piece in half and seam closed with the whip stitch seam, adding fiberfill just before you work those last few stitches. Fold each arm/leg piece in half and seam closed with the whip stitch seam, adding fiberfill just before you work those last few stitches. Sew arms and legs to the robot body as shown in the photos. Sew antenna to the top of the robot's head. Hot glue or set green chest plate to the front of the robot's body. Hot glue or sew robot's orange face plate towards the top front of the robot. Hot glue or sew red knob and buttons as shown for eyes and chest buttons. Using a crochet hook handle or pencil, wrap the pipe cleaner around to create a spiral. Glue as shown and then glue buttons on top to hide glued area.

© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and share your thoughts! It is very much appreciated. I try to reply to comments as quickly as possible...please note that all comments posted on Fiber Flux are moderated and any comments that are abusive, off topic or spam will be removed.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...