Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Hot Chocolate Amigurumi

Hot Chocolate Amigurumi

Finished size: Approx 4 inches wide (including handle) x 3 inches tall

Materials: (US) size F hook, approx 1 oz worsted weight yarn for main color (MC), small amount brown yarn, scrap of white yarn, (2) 9 mm black animal/amigurumi eyes, small amount embroidery floss (or use small amount of the brown yarn), large handful of fiberfil stuffing, tapestry needle.

NOTE: Entire piece is worked in the round without joining unless otherwise noted.

CUP

With MC ch 2

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around

Round 3: 2 sc in next st, sc in next st

Round 4: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts

Round 5: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts

Round 6: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts

Round 7: working in BLO, sc in each st around

Rounds 8-18: working through BOTH loops, sc in each st around, join with sl st at end of round 18, fasten off, weave in ends.

CHOCOLATE

With brown repeat rounds 1-6 of cup, join with sl st at end of round 6, fastenoff, weave in ends.
HANDLE

With MC and leaving a long tail for sewing, ch 11

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, do not turn.

Row 2: Working along opposite site of beginning ch, sc in each ch across, fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

WHIPPED CREAM

ch 2

Row 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Row 2a: Working in front loops only, (ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in next st, (sl, ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in each remaining st around.

Row 2b: Working behind row 2a and in back loops only, (sl, ch 3, sl st, ch 3) in each st around, join with sl st in same loop as first st of row 2b, fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. (You will have 2 layers with row 2a being the side you will sew to the top of the hot chocolate.)

ASSEMBLY

Refer to photo for placement on all assembly instructions.

1. Sew handle to side of cup placing top of handle along row 16, and the bottom of handle along row 9.

2. For face and referring to photo for placement, attach safety eyes between rows 14 and 15 (or embroider eyes,) and embroider mouth as desired.

3. Add stuffing to cup.

4. Sew row 1 of whipped cream to center of chocolate leaving loops free so they can be "fluffed up" to look like a swirl of whipped cream.

5. Using MC, sew chocolate in to place along the backs of the stitches, on the inside of the cup, on row 18.


VARIATION ONE

For a cup of COFFEE, leave off the whipped cream and finish as directed as for hot chocolate.



VARIATION 2

For a cup of TEA use light brown yarn for "tea," and with white make tag as follows:
ch 6

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-3: sc in each st across, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: sc in each st across, turn (do not ch.)

Row 5: sl st in each of next 2 sts, fasten off leaving long tail for attaching tag.

To attach tag, refering to picture for placement, sew tag to "tea" leaving a 2 inch string for the hang tag.

Designed and written by April Moreland
© 2008 All rights reserved.

14 comments:

  1. oh this is so cute!! guess what my next amg partner is going to get? LOL

    hugs,
    sissie

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  2. These look yummy enough to drink!

    Great job as usual!

    Mel

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  3. Thanks so much for posting this pattern. Every since it was displayed on Ami swaps, I have been wanting to make one.

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  4. April -
    These are so adorable, I can't wait to make some.

    Carrie

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  5. Okay -- You've done it. I don't think ANYthing could get cuter than this!!! I can't stop smiling! Adorable! I am definitly going to be watching what other ingenious ideas you come up with next. I had put down the hooks and needles to tat. This makes me want to pick-up the hooks again. Thanks.

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  6. These are just adorable, you are so creative, thanks for the pattern

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  7. Fantastic and adorable! I've been looking for patterns to make for my niece's 3rd bday present...I am addicted to amigurumi and love that it helps me to use up leftover yarn from other projects.
    Thanks!!!!

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  8. Thank you for all the wonderful comments everyone! :) I have lots more patterns to post (hopefully) just as cute as this one. Oh, to find the time!! LOL

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  9. so cute! i just 'whipped' one up... i'm going to use it as a pin-cushion! thank you for the pattern!

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  10. I added this project and thumbnail to our site and linked to you. We are looking for more amigurumi as well as other crochet patterns, so if you have any similar projects please feel free to let me know.

    Christine
    cweiher@primecp.com
    Editor, www.AllFreeCrochet.com

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  11. this is soo cute I love it.. I already have an Amigurumi coffee pattern but i think this one is cuter. ^.^

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  12. Thank you so very much! I just started crocheting, and was looking for a cute little coffee cup for my husband. Being a tea-drinker, I just may have to "surprise" myself with a little teacup as well!

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