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Make these darling amigurumi toadstools with this pattern from The Big Book of Little Amigurumi

What you need...
  • Worsted-weight yarn in red and white
  • Size E-4 (3.5 mm) and F-5 (3.75) crochet hooks
  • 6 mm plastic eyes with safety backings
  • Small pieces of white craft felt
  • Sewing thread and sharp needle
  • Black embroidery floss and tapestry needle
  • Fiberfill or stuffing of your choice
instructions
  1. Small Mushroom - CAP
    Rnd 1: Using F hook and red yarn, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)
    Rnds 7–12: Sc 36.
    Rnd 13: *Sc 4, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 14: *Sc 3, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Cut 3 small mushroom spots of white felt and sew to mushroom cap.
    Rnd 15: *Sc 2, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Rnd 16: *Sc 1, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (12 sts)
    Stuff.
    Rnd 17: Dec 6 times, sl st 1. (6 sts)
    Fasten off and weave in ends.

    STEM
    Rnd 1: Using E hook and white yarn, ch 2, 5 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (10 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (15 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (20 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (25 sts)
    Rnd 6: Through back loops only, *sc 3, dec 1*, rep 5 times. (20 sts)
    Rnds 7–11: Sc 20.
    Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Position and attach eyes. Embroider mouth. Stuff and sew stem to cap.

  2. Medium Mushroom - CAP
    Rnd 1: Using F hook and red yarn, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)
    Rnd 7: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (42 sts)
    Rnds 8–14: Sc 42.
    Rnd 15: *Sc 5, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)
    Rnd 16: *Sc 4, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 17: *Sc 3, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Cut 4 medium mushroom spots of white felt and sew to mushroom cap.
    Rnd 18: *Sc 2, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Stuff.
    Rnd 19: *Sc 1, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (12 sts)
    Rnd 20: Dec 6 times, sl st 1. (6 sts)
    Fasten off and weave in end.

    STEM
    Rnd 1: Using E hook and white yarn, ch 2, 5 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (10 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (15 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (20 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (25 sts)
    Rnd 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 7: Through back loops only, *sc 4, dec 1*, rep 5 times. (25 sts)
    Rnds 8–12: Sc 25.
    Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Position and attach eyes. Embroider mouth. Stuff and sew stem to cap.

  3. Large Mushroom - CAP
    Rnd 1: Using F hook and red yarn, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)
    Rnd 7: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (42 sts)
    Rnd 8: *Sc 6, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (48 sts)
    Rnds 9–16: Sc 48.
    Rnd 17: *Sc 6, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (42 sts)
    Rnd 18: *Sc 5, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (36 sts)
    Rnd 19: *Sc 4, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 20: *Sc 3, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
    Cut 4 large mushroom spots of white felt and sew to mushroom cap.
    Rnd 21: *Sc 2, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
    Stuff.
    Rnd 22: *Sc 1, dec 1*, rep 6 times. (12 sts)
    Rnd 23: Dec 6 times, sl st 1. (6 sts)
    Fasten off and weave in end.

    STEM
    Rnd 1: Using E hook and white yarn, ch 2, 5 sc in second ch from hook.
    Rnd 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (10 sts)
    Rnd 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (15 sts)
    Rnd 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (20 sts)
    Rnd 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (25 sts)
    Rnd 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (30 sts)
    Rnd 7: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 5 times. (35 sts)
    Rnd 8: Through back loops only, *sc 5, dec 1*, rep 5 times. (30 sts)
    Rnds 9–13: Sc 30.
    Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Position and attach eyes. Embroider mouth. Stuff and sew stem to cap.

This project comes from The Big Book of Little Amigurumi by Ana Paula Rímoli (Martingale). Photography by Martingale and Brent Kane. http://www.martingale-pub.com/

 
 

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