Patterns

Chibi Totoro Pattern

Materials

  • worsted weight grey
  • worsted weight yarn in white
  • yarn scraps in pink and black for nose and cheeks
  • 3.5 mm hook
  • yarn needle
  • 12 mm safety eyes
  • polyfil stuffing

Stitches

  • magic circle (mc)
  • single crochet (SC)
  • increase (inc) two stitches in the same stitch
  • decrease (dec) – bringing two stitches together
  • slip stitch

Worked in the Round

Body
Rnd 1 – MC, sc x 6 (6)
Rnd 2 – (inc) x 6 (12)
Rnd 3 – (sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 – (sc x 2, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 – (sc x 3, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 – (sc x 4, inc) x 6 (36)
Rnd 7 – (sc x 5, inc) x 6 (42)
Rnd 8 – (sc x 6, inc) x 6 (48)
Rnd 9 – 12 – sc in each stitch around (48)
Rnd 13 – (sc x 6, dec) x 6 (42)
Rnd 14 – 15 – sc in each stitch around (42)
Rnd 16 – (sc x 5, dec) x 6 (36)
Rnd 17 – 21 – sc in each stitch around (36)
Rnd 22 – (sc x 4, dec) x 6 (30)
Rnd 23 – sc in each stitch around (30)
Rnd 24 – (sc x 3, dec) x 6 (24)
Rnd 25 – sc in each stitch around (24)
Rnd 26 – (sc x 2, dec) x 6 (18)
Rnd 27 – (sc, dec) x 6 (12)
Rnd 28 – dec x 6 (6)
FO and sew closed.

Belly
Rnd 1 – MC, sc x 6 (6)
Rnd 2 – (inc) x 6 (12)
Rnd 3 – (sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 – (sc x 2, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 – (sc x 3, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 – (sc x 4, inc) x 6 (36)
Rnd 7 – (sc x 5, inc) x 6 (42)
FO with tail to sew to body

Ears (make 2)
Rnd 1 – MC, sc x 4 (4)
Rnd 2 – (sc, inc) x 2 (6)
Rnd 3 – sc in each stitch around (6)
Rnd 4 – (sc x 2, inc) x 2 (8)
Rnd 5 – 6 – sc in each stitch around (8)
Rnd 7 – dec x 4 (4)
FO with tail to sew to body

Arms (make 2)
Rnd 1 – MC, sc x 3 (3)
Rnd 2 – inc x 3 (6)
Rnd 3 – sc in each stitch around (6)
Rnd 4 – (sc x 2, inc) x 2 (8)
Rnd 5 – 7 – sc in each stitch around (8)
Rnd 8 – (sc x 3, inc) x 2 (10)
Rnd 9 – 10 – sc in each stitch around (10)
FO with tail to sew to body

Tail
Rnd 1 – MC, sc x 6 (6)
Rnd 2 – (sc, inc) x 3 (9)
Rnd 3 – sc in each stitch around (9)
FO with tail to sew to body

Details

  • eyes are 5 stitches apart between rows 21 and 22
  • You can add white yarn at the edge of the eyes
  • and pink under them for an extra cute expression.
  • Using grey, make little Vs on your belly for
  • added detail

Happy Stitching!!!!

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