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Crochet Pattern Mudkip - Free amigurumi pattern

Mudkip - Free amigurumi pattern

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Mudkip is one of the most popular starter Pokémon to come out, and how could he not be with how cute he is. This little water-type starter was introduced in Hoenn region / generation 3 of the show and games. This mudskipper is even now a fan favourite whether it is from the show, games, or even its large amount of memes made of him.

In this post, I will show you how to make your own Mudkip amigurumi for that Pokémon fanatic in your life. This pattern is beginner-friendly, As long as you know how to colour change.

If you do use this pattern, please @CrochetCacheCA on social media. I would love to see the results!

Mudkip Pokemon

 


Materials and Information


Yarns:

**All yarns are in Weight 4 - Medium / Worsted
  1. Blue - Impeccable - Loops & Threads - Sky Blue
  2. Light Blue - Craftsmart - Agua
  3. Orange - Red Heart - Super Saver - Flame

US Crochet Terms

Abbreviations:
  • Rnd(s): Round(s)
  • Row(s): Row(s)
  • sc: Single Crochet
  • dc: Double Crochet
  • hdc:Half Double Crochet
  • tr: Treble or triple Crochet
  • dtr: Double Treble or Quadruple Crochet
  • inv dec: Invisible decrease
  • dec: Decrease
  • dc dec: Double Crochet Decrease
  • inc: Increase
  • dc inc: Two double crochets in the same stitch
  • cc: Colour Change, followed by the colour
  • sl st: Slip Stitch

Additional Materials:

  • Black - Aunt Lydia's Crochet Thread - Fashion 3 (1 Super Fine)
  • 4.5mm crochet hook
  • Bent Yarn needles
  • Scissors
  • 17mm Solid Black Oval Safety Eyes (optional)

Tips:

  • - Keep track of beginning of rows by using a marker
  • - 4.5mm crochet hook
  • - Crochet this toy with tight stitches, helps not show the stuffing through
  • - To keep details such as increases, make sure to add extra stuffing in these areas as you stuff them.

Use Policies:

You may not redistribute, sell or claim this pattern in it entirety, or in part of, as your own design/pattern

You are welcome to sell finish products made from this pattern, as long as you provide credit for the pattern as 'Pattern by Crochet Cache' if posted on a social platform other than Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. Else provide credit as 'Pattern by @CrochetCacheCA' on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

I am not responsible for any legal repercussions that may incur, this character is not licensed by me.

Mudkip is property of the Pokemon franchise, I have no ownership of this character in any way. It is property of Nintendo.

 

 


Head Fin


Once you finish the fin, Do not stuff it. Also when attaching it to the head try and center it as much as possible. Random information about Mudkip and its head fin. It is not only to make him look more like a water type, it actually helps him detect currents in the water, which helps them choose the best path while swimming in the water.

 

  Blue- Chain 18, skip stitch closest to the hook, 16sc, 3sc in the same loop, 15sc, inc (36)
Rnd 1 9sc, dec, 14sc, dec, 9sc (34)
Rnd 2 7sc, 2dec, 12sc, 2dec, 7sc (30)
Rnd 3 30sc (30)
Rnd 4 14sc, dec, 14sc (29)
Rnds 5-6 29sc (29)
Rnd 7 13sc, dec, 14sc (28)
Rnds 8-9 28sc (28)
Rnd 10 13sc, dec, 13sc (27)
Rnds 11-12 27sc (27)
Rnd 13 12sc, dec, 13sc (26)
Rnds 14-15 26sc (26)
Rnd 16 12sc, dec, 12sc (25)
Rnds 17-18 25sc (25)
Rnd 19 11sc, dec, 12sc (24)
- sl st, leaving long tail for attaching to the head.
- Do Not Stuff the head fin.
Head Fin of mudkip

 


Head


The head is simply crocheting in the round. But becomes trickier if you are not use to doing colour changes. If you are not use to doing them, then please pratice.

 

Rnd 1 Blue - 6sc in Magic Circle (6)
Rnd 2 6inc (12)
Rnd 3 (1sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 (2sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 (3sc, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 (4sc, inc) x 6 (36)
Rnd 7 (5sc, inc) x 6 (42)
Rnd 8 (6sc, inc) x 6 (48)
Rnd 9 (7sc, inc) x 6 (54)
Rnd 10 (8sc, inc) x 6 (60)
Rnds 11-16 60sc (60)
Rnds 17-19 29sc, cc(light blue),29sc, cc(Blue) (60)
Rnd 20 (8sc, dec) x 2, 8sc, dec cc(light blue),
(8sc, dec) x 2, 8sc, dec cc(blue) (54)
Rnd 21 (7sc, dec) x 2, 7sc, dec cc(light blue),
(7sc, dec) x 2, 7sc, dec cc(blue) (48)
Rnd 22 (6sc, dec) x 2, 6sc, dec cc(light blue),
(6sc, dec) x 2, 6sc, dec cc(blue) (42)
Rnd 23 (5sc, dec) x 2, 5sc, dec cc(light blue),
(5sc, dec) x 2, 5sc, dec cc(blue) (36)
Rnd 24 (4sc, dec) x 2, 4sc, dec cc(light blue),
(4sc, dec) x 2, 4sc, dec cc(blue) (30)
Rnd 25 (4sc, dec) x 2, 4sc, dec cc(light blue),
(4sc, dec) x 2, 4sc, dec cc(blue) (24)
Rnd 26 (2sc, dec) x 6 (18)
- If using the oval safety eyes add them now. Count 11 stitched in from the top of where the light blue starts and five stitches up, from both sides. Stuff the head
Rnd 27 (1sc, dec) x 6 (12)
Rnd 28 6dec) x 6 (6)
- sl st, leave long tail
- Stitch the remaining 6 loops together then tighten all stitches fasten off and cut and hide remaining tail.
Head of mudkip

Head of mudkip front view
Head of mudkip side view
Head of mudkip bottom view

 


Cheeks

**Make Two**


Rnd 1 Orange- 6sc in Magic Circle (6)
Rnd 2 6inc (12)
Rnd 3 (1sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 (2sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 (3sc, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 (4sc, inc) x 6 (36)
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to head
Cheek patch of mudkip

 

 


Large Cheek Spikes

**Make Two**


When you are done these, keep them flat and do not stuff them. They will attach to the center of the cheeks circles vertically in the center.

 

Rnd 1 Orange - 3sc in Magic Circle (3)
Rnd 2 3sc (3)
Rnd 3 3inc x 3 (6)
Rnd 4 6sc (6)
Rnd 5 (1sc, inc) x 3 (9)
Rnd 6 9sc (9)
Rnd 7 (2sc, inc) x 3 (12)
Rnd 8 12sc (12)
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to cheek. Do Not Stuff
Large cheek spike of mudkip

 


Small Cheek Spikes

**Make Four**


When you are done these, keep them flat and do not stuff them. They will attach to the sides at the bottom of the larger spikes.

 

Rnd 1 Orange - 3Sc in Magic Circle (3)
Rnd 2 3sc (3)
Rnd 3 3inc x 3 (6)
Rnd 4 6sc (6)
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to cheek. Do Not Stuff
small cheek spike of mudkip

 


Body


The body introduces a new stitch not in the rest of the pattern. The Half Double crochet, if you haven't done these please practice. These are to try and help curve the body.

 

Rnd 1 Blue - 6sc in Magic Circle (6)
Rnd 2 6inc (12)
Rnd 3 (1sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 (2sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 (3sc, inc) x 6 (30)
Rnd 6 (4sc, inc) x 6 (36)
Rnd 7 (5sc, inc) x 6 (42)
Rnds 8-17 42sc (42)
Rnds 18-20 21sc, 21hdc (42)
Rnd 21 (5sc, dec) x 3, (5hdc, dec) x 3 (36)
Rnd 22 (4sc, dec) x 3, 18hdc (33)
Rnds 23-24 15sc, 18hdc (33)
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to head. Stuff body.
Mudkip's Body

 

 


Arms


**Make Two**

The arms are a classic tube arm. Quick and simple. Just make sure you don't loose count of which round you are on.

 

Rnd 1 Blue- 6sc in Magic Circle (6)
Rnd 2 6inc (12)
Rnds 3-14 12sc (12)
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to body, lightly stuff.
Mudkip's arm

 


Legs


**Make Two**

Rnd 1 Blue - 6sc in Magic Circle (6)
Rnd 2 6inc (12)
Rnd 3 (1sc, inc) x 6 (18)
Rnd 4 (2sc, inc) x 6 (24)
Rnd 5 24sc back loops only (24)
Rnds 6-7 24sc (24)
Rnd 8 6sc, 6dec, 6sc (18)
Rnds 9-10 18sc (18)
Rnd 11 8sc, 2inc, 8sc (20)
Rnd 12 20sc (20)
Rnd 13 8sc, 4inc, 8sc (24)
 
Rnd 14
Rnd 15
***Left Leg***
26sc (24)
11sc, Chain Turn (11)
 
Rnd 14
Rnd 15
***Right Leg***
22sc, Chain Turn (24)
11sc, Chain Turn (11)
Rnd 16 dec, 7sc, dec, Chain Turn
Rnd 17 9sc, Chain Turn (9)
Rnd 18 dec, 5sc, dec, Chain Turn
Rnd 19 7sc, Chain Turn (7)
Rnd 20 dec, 3sc, dec, Chain Turn (5)
Rnd 20 dec, sc, dec, Chain Turn (3)
  - sc around the opening of the leg.
- sl st, leave long tail to attach to body, stuff the foot and stuff the thigh as attaching to the body.
Mudkip's leg

 

 


Belly


Please ensure you keep track of the rounds between 1 and 25. This length seems to fit the body perfectly!

 

  Light Blue - Chain 11, skip stitch closest to the hook, 10Sc, Chain Turn (10)
Rows 1-25 10sc, Chain Turn (10)
Row 26 dec, 6sc, dec, Chain Turn (8)
Row 27 dec, 4sc, dec, Chain Turn (6)
Row 28 dec, 2sc, dec, Chain Turn (4)
Row 29 2dec (2)
- Sc around entire piece and sl st, leave long tail to attach to body
mudkip's belly

 


Tail


The Tail can be a little tricky as the decreasing can get tight. If you want a tighter looking stitched tail, use a Invisible Decrease where it says to decrease.

 

  Light Blue - Chain 30, skip stitch closest to the hook, 28Sc, 3sc in same stitch, 27sc, 2sc in same stitch (60)
Rnds 1-2 60sc (60)
Rnd 3 28sc, 2dec, 28sc (58)
Rnd 4 56sc, dec (57)
Rnd 5 27sc, 2dec, 26sc (55)
Rnd 6 53sc, dec (54)
Rnd 7 25sc, 2dec, 25sc (52)
Rnd 8 50Sc, Dec (51)
Rnd 9 24sc, 2dec, 24sc (49)
Rnd 10 47sc, dec (48)
Rnd 11 20sc, 4dec, 21sc (44)
Rnd 12 42sc, dec (43)
Rnd 13 17sc, 4dec, 18sc (39)
Rnd 14 37sc, dec (38)
Rnd 15 15sc, 4dec, 15sc (34)
Rnd 16 13sc, 4dec, 13sc (30)
Rnd 17 11sc, 4dec, 11sc (26)
Rnd 18 9sc, 4dec, 9sc (22)
Rnd 19 7sc, 4dec, 7sc (18)
- sl st, leaving long string to attach to the of body. Lightly stuff the tail.
mudkip's tail

 


Assembly


  • - Attach checks to side of the head, have the cheeks slightly lower towards the bottom of the head
  • - Attach two smaller spikes to the sides a larger spike starting at the bottom of the large spike
  • - Attach the spikes in the center of the cheeks.
  • - Attach the head fin at the top of the head in the center.
  • - When attaching the body to the head, have the side with the half double crochets at the front. when attaching try and attach from cheek to cheek to help hide the colour change.
  • - Attach the belly by centering under the face on the body. the flat side to be under the chin of Mudkip.
  • - The tail attaches at the back of Mudkip right above the bottom of the belly piece, try and keep the tail attachment narrow to help keeps its shape.
  • - When attaching the legs, line it up with the side of the belly.
  • - Attach the arms at the top of the belly slightly angling the arms.
  • - Using black crochet thread, stitch on details on the tail, the head fin and nose details.


YOUR DONE!
Assembling head and nose to body

Cyndaquil with is teal stripe

 

Feet side view
Arms Side view
Cyndaquil's toe

 

Cyndaquil spots
Cyndaquil's eyes and nose
Cyndaquil hugging his fire

 

 

Front View of Feet
Side view of feet and tail
Front View of arms and feet

 


Conclusion


Now you have the Mudkip amigurumi completed! I hope that you enjoyed making this pattern and that it was easy for you. This adorable crochet should be just the thing your Mudkip lover needs in their life. The techniques in this pattern can help you in creating a completely new world of possibilities!
 

Completed Side View
Completed Front View
Completed Back View

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