Chunky Jellyfish free amigurumi pattern

The sleeping Sea Creatures collection was made for my best friend’s first baby girl. It is three patterns, the Chunky Whale, Chunky Jellyfish, and Chunky Turtle. They are cuddle size stuffed animals, worked with velvet yarn and, they are all happily sleeping! I hope you enjoy them and that they bring you as much joy as they brought me!

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Chunky Jellyfish amigurumi free pattern

Materials:

  • 5mm crochet hook 
  • Two different colors of a chunky yarn. I used soft velvet yarn, suitable for crochet needle size 4mm to 6mm
  • Stuffing material
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle.
  • Embroidery thread
  • Or, you can use safety eyes! The position is at the end of this post.

Finish size: 24cm or (about) 9,5 inches

For a low cost (3 USD), add-free and printable pattern, you can find it in Ravelry here!

And on Etsy here!

Terms and abbreviations (US terms):

Single crochet (sc): insert the hook into the stitch, pull up a loop yarn over the needle, you will have two loops on the hook, yarn over the needle and pull it through the two loops.

Increase (inc): make two single crochet inside the same stitch.

Decrease (dec): Insert hook into front loop only of next two stitches, yarn under, pull through, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn under and pull through both loops on the hook.

Front post half double crochet (FPhdc): Yarn over, insert hook in the whole between the posts from the front to the back of the work, bring the hook back to the front of the work, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull it through all the loops on the needle.

JELLYFISH BODY

With color A start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

4 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

5 rnd  (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

6 rnd  (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

7 to 11 rnd  36sc

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off

BOTTOM

With contrast color start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

4 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

5 rnd  (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

6 rnd  (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

• Don’t cut the yarn and fasten it off. Leave it on the side for now.

TENTACLES

With color B chain 21. Skip the first chain and start,

1 row  20sl

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

• Make in total 8 tentacles. Four in color A and four in color B.

• Take the bottom part of the jellyfish you previously worked on and attach the tentacles.

• Give simple knots to tie the tentacles to the detail. You don’t need to cut the leftover yarn from the tentacles here. Leave it inside, it will be mixed with the stuffing material later.

Note: pay attention to the tentacles to be tied on the right side of the bottom detail.

• Once you attached all the tentacles, take the jellyfish body and place it together with the bottom, with the wrong side facing each other.

• With the jellyfish body facing you, introduce the needle in the loop of the bottom detail and start crocheting the two together following the pattern:

1 rnd  36sc

• Here in round 1, once you reach about 28 stitches, stop to add stuffing material before completing the round and closing the jellyfish.

2 rnd  (skip 1, 3dc in the same st, sl) repeat 12 times

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

EMBROIDERING THE EYES

  1. With a piece of black thread, embroider the sleeping eyes in round 8 with 4 stitches length. Leaving two stitches between them.
Congratulations!!!

Your Chunky Jellyfish amigurumi is ready!

I hope you enjoy this pattern, and if you have any questions or comments in general, leave them in the comment box below.

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See you next time!

Love,

Ana

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