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Free Crochet Pattern for an Amigurumi Chameleon

Designer: Evgenia Kraeva
Instagram: @shegera13

Hello Amigurumi Lovers…
One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the baby chameleon, whose photos and design belong to Evgenia Kraeva (VK). You can learn how to crochet these chameleon using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to dear Evgenia Kraeva for this cute chameleon.

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Materials

For crocheting baby chamelon, you will need:
• Super bulky/ super chunky/ 14 ply velvet yarn
• Green (1 skein, himalaya dolphin baby 80350),
• Light pink (less than half a skein, yarnart dolce 750),
• Bright pink (a little, yarnart dolce 759),
• Turquois (a little, yarnart dolce 746),
• White (a little, yarnart dolce 741),

• Sport weight / 4 ply yarn
• Pink (less than half a skein, yarnart jeans 36),
• Crochet hook size 2.5 mm; (pick up according to your crochet density),
• Safety eyes 13 mm,
• Synthetic filling,
• Sewing thread for sewing pieces,
• Scissors and needle.

The size of the toy with a similar crochet density is 15- 16 cm.

Abbreviations

MR– Magic ring
Ch– Chain
Sc– Single crochet
Inc– Increase
Dec– Decrease
Hdc– Half double crochet
BLO– Back loop only
St– Stitch
Slst– Slip stitch

AMIGURUMI CHAMELEON FREE PATTERN

Legs (Make 4)

Green yarn.
Do not cut the yarn on the fourth leg.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3-5. 12 sc
Rnd 6. (5sc,inc)*2 (14)
Fasten off, cut the yarn.

Body

Now connect four legs.
Rnd 1. Take the fourth leg (on wich you did not cut the yarn), make ch2, apply the otherleg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, apply the third leg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, apply the last leg and crochet 9 sc on it, ch2, next, join the fourth leg with 1 sc (so that there are 9 sc on the outside, and 5 sc on the inside) (48)
See photo.

Baby Crochet Chameleon PDF Amigurumi Free Pattern Body

Rnd 2. 16sc, (inc,1sc)*6, 20sc (54)
Rnd 3. 19sc, (inc,1sc)*6, 23sc (60)
Rnd 4-13. 60 sc
Postpone the main crocheting. Let’s move on to crocheting the tummy. Turn the toy upside down.
Attach the green yarn at the back to the last chain connecting the hind legs. Crochet in a spiral.
1. 32 sc (5 sc on the legs and 3sc on the chain)

Place a marker.
2. (6sc,dec)*4 (28)
3. (5sc,dec)*4 (24)
4. (2sc,dec)*6 (18)
5. (1sc,dec)*6 (12)
6. 6 dec (6)
Close up the openning. Fasten off, cut the yarn.
Return to the main crocheting.

Rnd 14. (8sc,dec)*6 (54)
Rnd 15. (7sc,dec)*6 (48)
+2 extra sc
Rnd 16. (6sc,dec)*6 (42)
Rnd 17. (4sc,dec)*3, 6sc (dec,4sc)*3 (36)
Rnd 18. (3sc,dec)*3, 6sc (dec,3sc)*3 (30)

Insert safety eyes between rounds 10 and 11 at a distance of 12 sc. I used large eyes (13mm), so the looks funnier.
Stuff the head.
Rnd 19. (2sc,dec)*3, 6sc, (dec,2sc)*3 (24)
Rnd 20. (1sc,dec)*3, 6sc, (dec,1sc)*3 (18)
Stuff.

+1 extra sc.
Rnd 21. 4dec, 2inc, 4dec (12)
Rnd 22. dec, 8sc, dec (10)
Add more fiberfill.
Rnd 23. dec, 6sc, dec (8)
Rnd 24. dec, 4sc, dec (6)
Close up the openning. Fasten off, cut the yarn.

Next, we need to make needle sculpting on the outside and on the inside of the eyes.See photos.

Tongue

4 ply yarn of pink color, hook size 2.5 mm
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*6 (18)
Rnd 4-26. 18 sc
Rnd 27. Fold the tongue and crochet 9 sc through both sides.
Twist the tongue as shown in the photo. Sew in front in the middle between rounds 6 and 7.

Baby Crochet Chameleon PDF Amigurumi Free Pattern Tongue

Cheeks (Make 2)

Pink yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Fasten off, cut the yarn.
Sew cheeks under the eyes on the right and left.

Tail

Green yarn.
Rnd 1. 6 sc in MR
Rnd 2. 6 sc
Rnd 3. (1sc,inc)*3 (9)
Rnd 4. 9 sc
Rnd 5. (2sc,inc)*3 (12)
Rnd 6. 12sc
Rnd 7. (3sc,inc)*3 (15)

Rnd 8. 15 sc
Rnd 9. (4sc,inc)*3 (18)
Rnd 10. 18 sc
Rnd 11. (5sc,inc)*3 (21)
Rnd 12. (6sc,inc)*3 (24)
Sew the tail on the back between rounds 4 and 13.
Twist it a little and fix it in this position with a thread and a needle.
Embroider with bright pink and turquoise yarn checkmarks on the body and tail of the chamelon.
Outline the eyes with a white thread.

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