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How To Make Crochet Baby Yoda.

A note about the pattern: I like to crochet, but I usually only write pattern notes for my own reference. This pattern is just my notes as I tried to make a doll for my kiddos. Since this is the first pattern I’ve typed up for my blog, there might be errors. Please comment below with your feedback. I do want to make sure the instructions are clear and easy to follow.

Supplies and Terms

Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (or other worsted weight yarn) in Frosty Green, Cafe Latte, The color “Buff” would also look good.

Hook: Size G (4.0) and size H (5.0)

A note about yarn: I’ve using worsted yarn for this version, and worked up to about 12″ tall. You can, of course, use whatever size yarn/hook combination you like. Gauge isn’t too important – just choose a hook that is a couple of sizes smaller than your yarn recommends so that you can crochet a tight fabric.

The size and shape of the plush will also depend on how tightly you stuff it. I recommend stuffing the plush pretty firmly for the best shape.

Terminology: US crochet terms

Abbreviations

Back loop only (blo)
Chain (ch)
Decrease (Sc2tog)– see the notes about the invisible decrease in the section below
Round (rnd)
Single Crochet (sc)
Space (sp)
Skip (skp)
Stitch (st)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Yarn Over (yo)

Baby Yoda Pattern

The pattern is worked in continuous spirals (without joining the rounds) from the feet up. You will need a stitch marker to keep track of where the beginning of each round starts; move the marker up to the first stitch of the next round after finishing the previous one.

Make two legs, and then join them together to make the body. Continue to the head. Make two arms, and join them to the body. Make two ears, and join them to the head.

Feet and Legs

Rnd 1: With green yarn and size G hook, make a magic circle, work 6sc (6sts)

Rnd 2: Work 2sc in each st around (12sts)

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2sc in next st, repeat from * around (18sts)

Rnd 4: *Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2sc in next st, repeat from * around (24sts)

Rnd 5: Sc blo in each of the next 8 sts, work dc8tog bobble over the next two sts in the back loops

Rnds 6-7: Sc in each st around (24sts)

Rnd 8: Sc in each of the next 8 sts, sc2tog 4 times, sc in each of the remaining 8 sts (20sts)

Rnd 9: Sc in each of the next 8 sts, sc2tog 2 times, sc in each of the remaining 8 sts (18sts)

Rnd 10-14: Sc in each st around (18sts) Fasten off the first leg, keep a marker in the last stitch of the round for later. Do not fasten off the second leg.

Join the Legs

Rnd 15: On the second leg, work 6 sc, then ch 2. Place the first leg next to the second so that both feet are facing the same way, and a little turned out. Then sc into the last st of Rnd 14 on the first leg. Continue with 17 sc around the first leg, sc in each of the ch, and continue with 12 sc around the remaining sts on the second leg. (40sts)

Rnd 16: Sc in each st around (40sts)

Body

Rnd 17: Sc in the next 6 sts, 2sc in each of the 2 ch, sc in the remaining 32 sts (42)

Rnd 18: Sc in each of the next 20 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 18 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts (44)

Rnd 19: Sc in each of the next 9 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 10 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 10 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 10 sts, 2sc in next st, sc (48)

Rnd 20: Sc in each of the next 9 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 11 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 11 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 11 sts, 2sc in next st, sc in each of the next 2 (52)