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Astronaut Free Crochet Pattern



Welcome back to my blog my crafty friends. Today I'm going to share with you all a super fun project!


Did you know that Lion Brand created a yarn that makes your amazing crochet projects glow-in-the-dark?! Well, I've tried this one of a kind yarn for you, and let me tell you that the result is just gorgeous!


Either your planning to make it for your little galaxy lover, or as a baby shower gift, this cute amigurumi Astronaut will make everyone smile!


Check out the free pattern below for creating the Astronaut's Body.

Head over to my Etsy page instead to get the instructions to also crochet the little backpack!


 

The Astronaut is made DIY Glow® and Baby Soft® yarn by LION BRAND YARN!

 


***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern -14 pages with more than 70 step-by-step pictures, schematics and tips to guide you through the making process



 

Here is the FREE Crochet Pattern!



BEGINNER


SIZE

About 8.3 in. tall (21 cm)


MATERIALS

· Lion Brand® DIY GLOW ® (Art. # 206-098B) 2 balls (A)


· Lion Brand® BABY SOFT® (Art. # 920)

#148AH Dusty Lilac 1 ball (B)

#172Z Dusty Green 1 ball (C)


· Lion Brand® Crochet Hook Size E (3.5 mm)


· Lion Brand® Clover Darning Needle Set


OTHER MATERIALS

Poly Filling


GAUGE

20 sc + 20 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm).



ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ninig)

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)






 

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Arms

With A make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in a ring.

Rnd 2: * sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice – 10 sc.

Rnds 3 - 4: 1 sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Rnd 5: With B, 1 sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Rnds 6: 1 sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Rnd 7: With A, 1 sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Rnds 8 - 13: 1 sc in each st around – 10 sc.


Fasten off. Stuff the Arms



Legs, Body and Helmet

Leg I

With A.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, 2 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 7 hdc in the last st, keep working on the opposite side of foundation chain, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st ­– 17 sts.

Rnds 2: 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 3 sts, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in last st – 22 sts.

Rnd 3: Sc in next 6 sts, 1 hdc in the next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, 1 hdc in the next 4 sts, 1 sc in next 6 sts – 24 sts.

Rnd 4: Work in back loops, 1 sc in next 6 sts, 1 hdc in the next 12 sts, 1 sc in next 6 sts – 24 sts.

Rnd 5: Work in both loops, Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc2tog, 2 hdc2tog, 2 sc2tog, 1 sc in next 6 sts – 18 sts.

Rnd 6: * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc.

Rnd 7: Work in front loops, 1 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnds 8 - 9: Work in both loops, sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 10: With B, 1 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 11: Sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 12: With a, 1 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnds 13 - 14: Sc in each st around – 12 sc.


Fasten off. Stuff the Leg.


With B, insert hook into front loop of any st of Rnd 3 of boot, 1 sl st in each st around – 24 sl st.


Fasten off and weave in end B.


Leg II

Work same as Leg I but do not fasten off; sc in next st. Stuff the Leg.


With B, insert hook into front loop of any st of Rnd 3, 1 sl st in each st around – 24 sl st.


Fasten off and weave in end B.


Join Legs

With A

Rnd 15: Ch 2 (for space between legs), insert hook in st # 6 of Leg I and draw up a loop, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 11 sts; working in back bumps of chains between legs, hdc in next 2 chs; working in sts of Leg II, sc in first st following chain between legs, sc in next 11 sts; working in chains between legs, hdc in next 2 chs – 28 sts.


Do not fasten off.


Body

Rnd 16: * sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 32 sc.

Rnds 17 - 21: Sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 22: * sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 28 sc.

Rnd 23: Sc in each st around – 28 sc.

Rnd 24: * sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnds 25 - 27: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.


Continue stuffing until piece is complete.


Join Arms

Rnd 28: Sc in next 7 sc, insert hook in any st of last rnd of Arm I and draw up a loop, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 9 sts; working on Body, sc in next 12 sts, insert hook in any st of last rnd of Arm II and draw up a loop, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 9 sts; working on Body, sc in next 5 sts – 44 sc.

Rnd 29: * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 33 sc.

Rnd 30: * sc in next 1 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 22 sc.

Rnd 31: With B, 1 sc in each st around – 22 sc.

Rnd 32: Sc in each st around – 22 sc.

Rnd 33: With A, 1 sc in each st around – 22 sc.

Rnd 34: 2 sc in each st around – 44 sc.

Rnd 35: * sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 55 sc.

Rnds 36 - 45: 1 sc in each st around – 55 sc.

Rnd 46: * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 44 sc.

Rnd 47: * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 33 sc.

Rnd 48: * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 22 sc.

Rnd 49: * sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice, 2 sc2tog – 18 sc.  We appear to be working over only 2 x 9 + 2 = 20 sts (but we have 22 sc in previous rnd) and only decreasing by 2 sts (but we've gone from 22 sts to 18 sts). Is there possible a rnd instruction missing, or? 8 x 2 + 2 = 18

Rnd 50: * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc.

Rnd 51: Sc2tog around – 6 sc.


Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through top of sts of last rnd. Pull tail to close opening and knot securely.


Helmet Visor

With B.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, 2 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 4 sc in the last st, keep working on the opposite side of the foundation chain, 1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st ­– 14 sc.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in the next 4 sts, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts – 22 sc.

Rnd 3: 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 4 sts, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next one; rep from * twice, * 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next one; rep from * twice, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in last st – 30 sc.

Rnd 4: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next one; rep from * twice, 1 sc in next 7 sts, * 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next one; rep from * twice, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next one; rep from * twice, 1 sc in next 7 sts, * 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next one; rep from * twice – 38 sc.

Rnd 5: * 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next one; rep from * three times, 1 sc in next 7 sts, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next one; rep from * three times, * 2 sc in next st, sc in next one; rep from * three times, 1 sc in next 7 sts, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next one; rep from * three times – 50 sc.

Fasten off B.

Rnd 6: With A, sc in each st around ­– 50 sc.


Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Visor on Helmet.


With A, embroider Light Reflection on Visor.



Helmet Side Disks

With B, make a ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in a ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 3: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 4: Work in back loops, sc in each st around ­­­­– 24 sc.

Rnd 5: Work in both loops, sc in each st around – 24 sc.


Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Disks to sides of Helmet. Stuff Disks lightly.



Control Display

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 2 sc, 2 chs, 2 sc, 2 chs, 2 sc, 2 chs, 2 sc, 2 chs in a ring – 8 sc, 8 chs.

Rnd 2: * 1 sc in next 2 st, (1 sc, 2 chs, 1 sc in ch-2 space); rep * four times – 16 sc, 8 chs.


Fasten off.


With C, insert hook into front loop of any st of Rnd 2, 1 sl st in each st around – 24 sl st.


Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Display to front of Body.



Button

With C, make a ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in a ring.

Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Button to Display.




I can't wait to see your version of my ASTRONAUT! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook!


Elisa

 

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!


 

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Backpack pattern please

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Is there a backpack

Pattern available and having a problem with the visor being to big for the head does anyone else have this problem

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hi do you have the pattern for the astronaut air bag at the back

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