Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm

Your graduate will love this as a gift.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not necessary for this project. Finished book worm measures approximately 4-1/2 inch long. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Abbreviation: sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. Note: Work in continuous rnds; do not join rnds or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Head and Body: With Lime, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–24 sts. Rnds 5–8: Sc in each st around. Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–18 sts. Rnd 10: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around–12 sts. Start stuffing firmly. Continue stuffing as you go. Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 6 times–6 sts. Rnd 12: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts. Rnd 13: Rep Rnd 3. Rnds 14–17: Sc in each st around. Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 10. Rnd 19: Rep Rnd 11–6 sts. Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 12–12 sts. Rnds 21–23: Sc in each st around. Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–9 sts. Rnd 25: Rep Rnd 18–6 sts. Rnd 26: (Sc2tog) 3 times–3 sts. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Cap: With Black, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Head–12 sts. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Mortar Board: With Black, ch 7. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across–6 sts. Rows 2–7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Finishing: Sew beads to head for eyes. With Brown yarn, embroider outline st eyeglasses around beads. With Red yarn, embroider straight st smile. Sew Mortar Board to Cap then sew Cap to Head. Sew a strand of Yellow yarn to center top of Mortarboard for tassel, fray end of strand. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Lime 104213521
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Small Amounts of Brown Yarn
  • Small Amounts of Red Yarn
  • Small Amounts of Yellow Yarn
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bead It Jewelry Connection™ Beads 8/0 3/4 oz. Black 104247944 
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