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How To Crochet Rilakkuma Pencil Case

This is tutorial about how to crochet Rilakkuma pencil case.

how-to-crochet-rilakkuma-pencil-case

In this tutorial, I used I used Stylecraft Special DK yarn (color Camel, Citron, and White), and cotton yarn for the eyes and nose.
I used 4 mm crochet hook for this kind of yarn.

ABBREVIATIONS
(US Crochet Terms)

MR: Magic Ring
st(s): stitch(es)
sl st: slip stitch
ch: chain
hdc: half double crochet
sc2tog: Invisible Decrease. To do Invisible Decrease, insert hook through front loop of the first stitch, then through the front loop of the next stitch (3 loops on hook). Yarn over and draw through the first two loops on the hook (2 loops on hook now). Yarn over and draw through both loops on the hook. Invisible decrease completed.
[#]: number of stitche(s) in a round

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RILAKKUMA PENCIL CASE CROCHET PATTERN
by: Effi – GratiaProject.com
Jul 19, 2017

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BASIC PENCIL CASE CROCHET PATTERN

Round 1: In a Magic Ring, ch 1, then sc 7. Join with slip stitch. [8 sts]
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st. [16 sts]
Round 3: Ch 1. (Sc, 2 sc) x8. [24 sts]
Round 4: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, 2 sc) x8. [32 sts]
Round 5: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, sc, 2 sc) x8. [40 sts]
Round 6: Ch 2. Hdc in each stitch, but in BACK LOOP only. [40 sts]

Next row : Ch 2. Hdc in each stitch, in BOTH LOOP. Total 40 sts. Do not join the round.
Next row : Ch 2, Turn. Hdc in each stitch. Total 40 sts.

Repeat until approximately 7.5 inches.
Ending with the wrong side row.
Join with slip stitch.

DECREASING…

Round 1: Ch 2, Turn. Hdc in each stitch. Join with slip stitch. [40 sts]
Round 2: Ch 1. Sc in each stitch, in BACK LOOP only. [40 sts]
Round 3: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, sc, sc2tog) in BOTH LOOP. Repeat around. [32 sts]
Round 4: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, sc2tog) x8. [24 sts]
Round 5: Ch 1. (Sc, sc2tog) x8. [16 sts]
Round 6: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) x8. [8 sts]

Fasten off.

RILAKKUMA EAR CROCHET PATTERN

Round 1: In a Magic Ring, ch 1, sc 5. Join with slip stitch. [6 sts]
Round 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each stitch. [12 sts]
Round 3: Ch 1. (Sc, 2 sc) x6. [18 sts]
Round 4: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, 2 sc) x6. [24 sts]
Round 5-7: Ch 1. Sc in each stitch. [24 sts]
Round 8: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, sc2tog) x6. [18 sts]
Round 9: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, sc, sc, sc2tog) x3. [15 sts]
Fasten off.

With yellow yarn, make Inner Ear, use pattern above, Round 1-3.
Sew or glue the Inner Ears onto the Outer Ears.

EYES PATTERN

Use black yarn.
Round 1: In a Magic Ring, ch 1, sc 5. Join with slip stitch. [6 sts]
Round 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each stitch. [12 sts]
Fasten off.

NOSE & MOUTH PATTERN

Use white yarn.
Round 1: In a Magic Ring, ch 1, sc 5. Join with slip stitch. [6 sts]
Round 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in each stitch. [12 sts]
Round 3: Ch 1. (Sc, 2 sc) x6. [18 sts]
Round 4: Ch 1. (Sc, sc, 2 sc) x6. [24 sts]
Fasten off.

Use black yarn, make tip of the nose with following pattern:
In a Magic Ring, ch 1, sc 5. Join with slip stitch. [6 sts]

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail (about 3 inches).
Glue the nose tip and the shape the yarn for the mouth.

Position all the Ears, Eyes, Nose & Mouth, sew or glue in place, hide leftover tails inside.

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Pattern site: https://www.gratiaproject.com/how-to-crochet-rilakkuma-pencil-case.htm

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