Monday, September 22, 2008

Pokemon Charizard Look-Alike Pattern

Pokemon Charizard Look-Alike
by Elizabeth Mareno 2007

Skill Level: Intermediate
Lots of Parts and Assembly Required

Finished Height 14"



**Disclaimer- This pattern has been tested by noone but me. And it has been a few months since I made this pattern up compared to when I'm publishing it, so if you find mistakes, please let me know so I can correct them! Thanks and Enjoy!**

Materials:
Caron Simply Soft Brites (Mango-full skein, Blue Mint-1/2 skein, Lemonade-1/2 skein)
Caron Simply Soft (White, Red, Black) small amounts of each
F hook
Fiberfill (alot)
Safety pin or other stitch marker
Large eye needle for finishing


BODY: Starting @ the bottom w/Mango
ch2
1- 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6)
2- 2sc in each (12)
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
5- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (30)
6- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (36)
7- (sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) around (42)
8- (sc in 6sc, 2sc in next) around (48)
9- (sc in 7sc, 2sc in next) around (54)
10- sc in each around (54)
11- (sc in 8sc, 2sc in next) around (60)
12- sc
13- (sc in 9sc, 2sc in next) around (66)
14- sc
15- (sc in 10sc, 2sc in next) around (72)
16-22- sc in each
23- (sc in 10sc, sc dec) 6 times (66)
24-25- sc
26- (sc in 9sc, sc dec) 6 times (60)
27-28- sc
29- (sc in 8sc, sc dec) 6 times (54)
30-31- sc
32- (sc in 7sc, sc dec) 6 times (48)
33-34- sc
35- (sc in 6sc, sc dec) 6 times (42)
36-37- sc
38- (sc in 5sc, sc dec) 6 times (36)
39-40- sc
41- (sc in 4sc, sc dec) 6 times (30)
42-43- sc
44- (sc in 3sc, sc dec) 6 times (24) **Begin to Stuff and continue stuffing as you go**
45- (sc in 2sc, sc dec) 6 times (18)
46-50- sc in each. (18) Finish off and set aside.
**It will look like a wierd little bowling pin. But make sure to stuff it firmly. **


HEAD: starting @ back w/ Mango
ch2
1- 6sc in 2nd ch. (6)
2- 2 sc in each (12)
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
5- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (30)
6- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (36)
7- (sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) around (42)
8-10- sc in each
11- (sc in 5sc, sc dec) around (36)
12-13- sc
14- (sc in 4sc, sc dec) around (30)
15-16- sc
17- (sc in 3sc, sc dec) around (24)
18-19- sc
20- (sc in 2sc, sc dec) around (18)** Start stuffing and continue to stuff firmly as you go**
21-22- sc
23- (sc in 1sc, sc dec) around (12)
24-25- sc
26- (sc dec) around (6)
Cut, leave long end and sew front closed.

FOR NOSTRILS: Attach yarn to post of sc @ about row 25. (4sc around post, sl st over 2 posts to opposite side of nose, 4sc around next post) cut and weave ends.

JAW: with Mango
ch14
1- sc in 2nd ch and each across, ch1, turn(13)
2- sc dec, sc to last 2 sc, sc dec, ch1, turn (11)
3- sc, ch1, turn (11)
4- sc dec, sc to last 2sc, sc dec, ch1, turn (9)
5-10- repeat rows 3 and 4 three times (3)
11- sc, ch1, do not turn
12- working on sides, sc row ends, 3sc in corners on row 1, 2 sc in corner on row 11, join. Cut off and weave ends.
**Embroider bottom jaw teeth. Sew jaw to row 11 of Head.**


EYE: Make 2, with Mango
**LEFT EYE**
ch2
1- 4sc in 2nd ch (4)
2- sc in each (8)
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) (12)
4-7- ch1, turn, sc in 10sc.
**Row 7 is RS**
Cut leaving long end for assembly. Place over left eye side, sew on leaving a small opening and stuffing lightly. Once stuffed, sew remainder closed.

**RIGHT EYE**
Repeat as for left eye making row 6 RS.


EYEBALLS: Make 2
With black, follow eye through row 2, attach white, turn, sl st over 4sc, cut. sew one over each eye.


HORNS: make 2, sew to head behind eyes, With Mango
ch2
1- 5sc in 2nd ch. (5)
2- 2sc in each (10)
3-14- sc in each
15- 2 sc in each. (20) join. Cut. Stuff and sew on.

** Center head to body and sew on**


TAIL: Make 1 w/ Mango
ch2
1- 5sc in 2nd ch (5)
2- 2sc in each (10)
3-6- sc
7- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (15)
8-9- sc
10- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (20)
11-13- sc
14- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (25)
15-20- sc
21- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (30)
22-27- sc
28- (sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) around (35)
29- sc
30- (sc in 6sc, 2sc in next) around (40)
31- sc
** Cut long end, stuff firmly and sew to butt**

TAIL FLAME: w/ red
ch2
1- 6sc in 2nd ch (6)
2- 2 sc in each (12)
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
4-6- sc
7-(sc in 1sc, sc dec) around (12) change to yellow, lightly stuff
8- sc
9- (sc dec) around (6)
10- (sc dec) 3 times. (3)
Cut. Leave long end. sew closed. Attach to tail tip.



TAIL/STOMACH PATCH: w/ yellow
ch2
1- 6 sc in 2nd ch (6)
2- 2sc in each (12)
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (18)
4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (24)
5- (sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) around (30)
6- (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) around (36)
7- (sc in 5sc, 2sc in next) around (42)
8- (sc in 6sc, 2sc in next) around (48)
9- (sc in 7sc, 2sc in next) around (54)
10- (sc in 8sc, 2sc in next) around (60)
11- (sc in 9sc, 2sc in next) around (66)
12- (sc in 10sc, 2sc in next) around (72)
13- (sc in 11sc, 2sc in next) around (80)
(RS) 14- sc in 26sc, leave rem undone.
15- ch3, turn, dc in 3sc, hdc in 4sc, sc in 10sc, hdc in 4sc, dc in 4sc. (26)
16- ch3, turn, dc in 2, hdc in 4, sc in 12, hdc in 4, dc in 3 (26)
17- ch2, turn, hdc in 3, sc in 18, hdc in 4
18- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 22, sc dec (24)
19- ch1, turn, sc
20- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 20, sc dec (22)
21- ch1, turn, sc
22- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 18, sc dec (20)
23- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 16, sc dec (18)
24- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 14, sc dec (16)
25-26- ch1, turn, sc
27- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 12, sc dec (14)
28-33- repeat rows 25-27, twice. (10)
34-48- ch1, turn, sc
49-ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 6, sc dec (8)
50-55- ch1, turn, sc
56-62- repeat rows 49-55 once (6)
63- ch1, turn, sc dec, sc in 2, sc dec (4)
64- ch1, turn, sc
65- ch1, turn, (sc dec) twice. (2)
66- ch1, turn, sc dec. (1)
**Trim- ch1, sc on row ends (put 2sc in each ch3 and dc), sc in each sc, 3 sc in end. Join. (160sc)
**Sew on starting @ tail tip. Pin round piece to tummy to keep from shifting as you sew.
HIND LEGS: Make 2 w/ Mango
ch4
1- 3sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last, (working opposite side of chain) sc in next ch, join. (8)
2- ch1, (2sc in 3sc, sc in next) repeat once, join (14)
3- ch1, [(sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) 3 times, sc in next] repeat once, join. (20)
4- ch1, sc, join.
5- ch1, [(sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) 3 times, sc in next] repeat once, join (26)
6- ch1, [(sc in 3sc, 2sc in next) 3 times, sc in next] repeat once, join (32)
7- ch1, sc, join.
8- ch1, (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) twice, sc in 10, 2sc in next, (sc in 4sc, 2sc in next) once, sc in 6sc. (36)
9- ch1, sc in 7, 2sc in 2sc, sc in 16, 2sc in 2sc, sc in 9. join. (40)
10- ch1, sc, join.
11- ch1, sc in 7, 2sc in next, sc in 2sc, 2sc in next, sc in 16, 2sc in next, sc in 2sc, 2scin next, sc in 9. join (44)
12- ch1, sc, join
13-14- repeat row 12
15- ch1, (sc in 6sc, sc dec) 6 times, sc in last 4sc (39)
16- ch1, (sc in 5sc, sc dec) 6 times, sc in last 4sc (34)
**Sew to sides of body making sure to catch the edge of the tummy patch under the legs. Makes it look more authentic.**
WINGS: Make 4- 2 with Mango, 2 with Blue Mint
ch3
1- 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (3hdc)
2- ch2, turn, hdc in sm sp (inc made), hdc in next, 2 hdc in last (inc made) (5hdc)
3-5- ch2, turn, inc, hdc to last hdc, inc (11 hdc-row 5)
6- ch2, turn, hdc across (11)
7- ch2, turn, inc, hdc in rem (12)
8- ch2, turn, inc, hdc in to last hdc, inc (14)
9- ch2, turn, hdc in 12, inc (15)
10- ch2, turn, inc, hdc in rem (16)
11- ch2, turn, hdc across, ch10 (16hdc, 10ch)
12- hdc in 3rd ch and each ch and hdc across, inc in last (25)
13- ch2, turn, inc, hdc in 24 (do not hdc in ch2 from prev row) (26)
14- ch2, turn, hdc in 25, inc in last (27)
15- ch2, turn, inc, hdc in 26 (do not hdc in ch2 from prev row) (28)
16- ch2, turn, hdc in 27, inc (29)
17- ch2, turn, hdc in each (29)
18- ch1, turn, sc in 5, hdc, *(dc, trc,dtr,trc,dc) next st*, hdc in 2, sc in 2, (hdc, dc, hdc) next st, sc in 3, repeat * to*, hdc in 2, sc in 2, hdc in 2, dc in 2, trc in 2, dtrc in 2.
19- ch4, trc in sm sp and next, dc in 2, hdc in 2, sc in 2, sl st to join. Leave the rest undone. Cut and weave ends.
**ASSEMBLY of WINGS- take one orange and one blue, match shapes wrong sides together, then with orange/Mango hdc around outside edge with the orange piece facing you. 3 hdc in each corner. Sew to the upper back of the body, equally space over the tail. **
HIND FEET: Make 2 w/Mango
ch8
1- sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 6 ch, (working opp side of ch) sc in each ch. (14)
2- sc in each around
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) around (21)
4- (sc in 2sc, 2sc in next) around (28)
5-10- sc in each
11- (sc in 2sc, sc dec) around (21)
12- sc in each
13- (sc in 1sc, sc dec) around (14) Cut, Stuff and sew closed
TOENAILS: With white- make 3 for each foot
ch2
1- 5sc in 2nd ch (5)
2- sc in each
3- (sc in 1sc, 2sc in next) twice, sc in last (7)
4- sc in each.
Cut, leaving long end and sew on to feet.
**Sew only the closed end of the hind foot to the leg. The foot should be sort of floppy when it's attached.**
ARMS: Make 2
ch2
1- 6sc in 2nd ch (6)
2- 2sc in each (12)
3-14- sc in each.
Finish off. Leave long end for sewing and stuff.
FINGERS: with Orange- make 3 for each hand
ch5
1- sc in 2nd ch and next 3 (4)
2- ch1, turn, sc in 4. Cut orange, join white.
3- one or two sc on the very tip of the finger for the fingernail.
Cut and weave ends. Sew to the tip of the arm.
FANGS: with white, make 2
ch2
1- 4sc in 2nd ch. (4)
2- sc in each.
Cut and sew into mouth.
~I'm pretty sure all of the information is here. If I am missing anything, please let me know!~
Have fun!
Biz