Ready, set, Pokémon GO! Get your hooks ready to make some great Pokémon accessories and get a head start on your holiday projects! As this Pokémon Go! game has swept the world, I am no exception to the craze, I am hooked on crochet AND this app! (pun intended!)
Now we can hunt Pokémon in style with these great accessories. I made a cute Pikachu hat for my nephew, using my Basic Beanie Hat pattern and added some embellishments. Below, you will find the written instructions for those pieces.
Here are some other great crochet projects from other crocheters for additional Pokémon gear! Check ’em out and catch ’em all!
Super Cute Pikachu Amigurumi: http://www.sabrinasomers.com/free-amigurumi-crochet-pattern-pikachu.php
Another Super Cute Pikachu Amigurumi: http://bizzycrochet.blogspot.ca/2007/01/pokemon-look-alike-pikachu.html
Collect all kinds of Pokéballs: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pokeball-11
Warm up with a Pokéball Scarf: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pokeball-scarf
Store things in your Pokéball Bag: http://athenahandmade.blogspot.com/2013/03/pattern-poke-bag.html
More Pokémon Patterns from The Crochet Crowd: http://thecrochetcrowd.com/crochet-pokemon-returns/
This BASIC BEANIE HAT will help you make the shell of this Pikachu hat:
I used all Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Yellow, Black, Red, and White
I used an H-5.00mm crochet hook
Ears: work in continuous rounds. Make 2
Rnd 1: ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, put 3 sc in last ch, sc on opposite side of ch, put 2 sc in last st, place st marker
Rnd 2: 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next 3 sts, 1 sc to last st, 2 sc in last st, fasten off with long tail for sewing
Row 1: Ch 5, sc in 2nd ch and across (4), ch 1, turn
Row 2: Sc in 1st st, sc2tog, sc in next st (3), ch 1, turn
Row 3: sc3tog, sc around entire piece, fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Sew black triangle to yellow piece at top.
Embroider nose and mouth on hat
Eyes: (Make 2)
With black: ch 2, 10 HDC in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st to 1st st, fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Embroider white dots in eyes for effect.
Cheeks: (Make 2)
With Red: Ch 2, 10 HDC in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st to 1st st, fasten off with long tail for sewing.
Sew all embellishments to basic beanie hat made in yellow.
Now you can play Pokémon Go in style!!