Tutorial to crochet a pencil amigurumi with smiley face, typical kawaii style.

🎬 Video tutorial to make a pencil amigurumi

Video tutorial in Italian language, but with English subtitle

Working time: 1-2 day

Skill level: 🌸🌸🌸 intermediate

Useful information before starting

Work in continuous round with yarn color changing.

📗 Abbreviations & meanings (US terms)

  • CH = chain
  • SC = single crochet
  • SLST = slip stitch
  • INC = Increase, 2 SC in the same stitch
  • DEC = Decrease, 2 SC together
  • REP * = repeat from * to * until the end of the row

Used yarn to make the pencil

yarn and materials used to make the amigurumi pencil
  • 🧶100% cotton yarn
  • crochet hook 2,5 mm
  • stitch marker
  • stuffing
  • needle
  • scissors

Using this yarn, you’ll have an amigurumi pencil of height 9 cm.

Crochet tutorial pencil kawaii amigurumi

1 (black)MR, 6 SC6
2 (black)1 SC in each stitches around6
3 (beige)1 SC in each stitches around6
4 (beige)INC 6 times12
5 (beige)1 SC in each stitches around12
6 (beige)*1 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times18
7 (yellow)1 SC, INC*2 SC, INC*; REP * 5 times, 1 SC24
8-18 (yellow)1 SC in each stitches around24×11
19-20 (grey)1 SC in each stitches around24×2
21-23 (pink)1 SC in each stitches around24×3
24 (pink)1 SC, DEC *2 SC, DEC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC18
25 (pink)*1 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times12
Sew the eyes and the mounth (follow the pattern below and watch the video tutorial), stuff and then crochet the last round
26 (pink)6 DEC. Close with 1 SL STin the next stitch. Cut and hide the yarn.6

Work with black yarn to make the eyes.

Make a magic ring and 4 SC inside the rind. Close with 1 SL ST.

Make it two and then fix both on the pencil where do you prefer.

If you want to use the security eyes, watch the video to see where can you insert it!

Work the last round with the pink yarn. Do not cut the yarn but use it to close the hole and then sew the mounth.

💡 Use it for decoration

Fix a keyring attachment to the back of the pencil and clip it where you like best!

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This amigurumi is completed! I hope you enjoy my tutorial and leave me a comment to give me your opinion!

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firma giulia

Happy Pinky Time, stay curious, and see you in the next tutorial 😘

This pattern is an original pattern by Giulia Mollica of giuliapinkytime.  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, Giulia Mollica of giuliapinkytime. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

By Giulia

My name is Giulia, I love dreaming and creating games for children. When I learned to crochet I rediscovered the "little girl" within me and now amigurumi have become my passion!

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