Loyal, the ringmaster

Pdf pattern / in English (US terms) / by Ahooka'migurumi

Loyal is the son of a magician and an acrobat. He was born in a circus so it was quite natural that he imagined following in his parents footsteps. Unfortunately, as he was growing up, he had to face the facts: he had absolutely no talent for magic, and as he was rather stout, he would certainly not be entitled to take up acrobatics… Loyal was all ready to sign on the dole.

But one day, while he was drowning his sorrows in a mountain of chocolate - banana pancakes, his mother rushed to tell him that the circus ringmaster was ill that night. No one in the circus had the same build as him to fit in his clothes. No one apart from Loyal of course !

And that’s the way he made his first move in the highly-coveted limelight. The first but certainly not the last...

The pattern is simple and clearly explained, with dozens of pictures and even videos to make its crocheting nice and smooth. 

Perfect as a more challenging pattern as it is very detailed, but still very accessible as every step is fully explained. 

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░ MATERIALS ░

► Yarn : fingering weight yarn - I used Phildar Phil Coton 3. 

Note : You can use any yarn you’d like, just keep in mind to adapt your crochet hook size, and that the finished amigurumi size will vary.

Here is the list of the colors I used :
C1 : yellow
C2 : white
C3 : skin color
C4 : purple
C5 : black
C6 : brown
C7 : red
C8 : peacock blue
C9 : off-white

►A  2.75 mm hook (C)
►A tapestry needle (or yarn needle)
►A stitch marker
►Stuffing (fiberfill)
►black embroidery thread.

►For the pedestal : a rigid cardboard tube (i.e the ones in the center of aluminium foil rolls), a rigid carboard sheet, a cutter, a compass, hot glue or fast dry wood glue

░ LANGUAGE ░ English

░ SKILL LEVEL ░ Intermediate : You need to know how to single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, slip stitch, make a magic ring, how to increase, decrease, crochet in the back or front loop only, sew an open piece to a closed one. 

░ FINISHED SIZE ░ Your finished amigurumi will be approximately  10cm high (4 inches) without his hat, 14cm high with it (5.5 inches). The pedestal is 8cm high (3 inches).

░ PATTERN ATTRIBUTE ░

• Written in US terms
• Row by row, easy to follow instructions
• Ticking boxes to help you get your bearings
• Dozens of explanatory pictures
• Videos
• Special stitches instructions
• Step by step instructions for the assembling
• Worked in the round

░ INSTANT DOWNLOAD ░ Your pattern will be available on as soon as your payment is confirmed. 

░ COPYRIGHT ░

This pattern is for personal use only. The pattern (or parts of it) may not be reproduced, distributed or resold, translated, published, altered, shared or posted (for sell or for free) over the internet or offline.


This is a crochet pattern PDF - NOT the actual finished item !
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