Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Robot Puppet (Crochet)
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Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ Robot Puppet (Crochet)

Use Loops & Threads® Impeccable™ yarn to crochet this adorable robot puppet. Make the entire cast of characters and put on puppet shows with the kids!

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops and Threads® Impeccable™ (Solids 4.5 oz. / 128 ga.) Yarn – Aqua (Contrast A; 1 Ball), Fern (Contrast B; 1 Ball) and Pumpkin (Contrast C; 1 Ball)
  • Stuffing (Small Amount)
  • Crochet Hooks, Sizes U.S. G or 6 (4mm) and U.S. H or 8 (5mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENT: Approx. 7½" (19cm) tall

GAUGE: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4" (10cm) with U.S. H or 8 (5mm) hook.

Abbreviations
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Ch(s) = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Hdc = Half double crochet
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
Tr = Treble crochet
Yb = Bring yarn to back
Yf = Bring yarn to front
WS = Wrong side
Yoh = Yarn over hook

Stripe Pattern

With C, work 2 rnds.

With A, work 2 rnds.

These 4 rnds form Stripe Pat A.

Notes: Ch 2 does not count as hdc at begof rnd.

To change color, work previous st to last 2 loops on hook. Yoh with new color, draw through last 2 loops on hook and proceed.

Body

With larger hook and A, ch 32. Join with slst to first ch, taking care not to twist ch.

1st rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each ch around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 32 hdc.

2nd rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 6" (15cm).

Next rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. (Yoh and draw up a loop innext st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – hdc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first st. 24 sts.

Next rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

Next rnd: Ch 2. *Hdc2tog. Rep from *around. Join with sl st to first st. 12 sts. Fasten off, leaving a long end. With long end, sew top edge of Puppet tog.

Mouth

With larger hook and C, ch 22.

1st row: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *1 sc in each of next 3 ch. Yoh and draw up a loop in each of next 3 chs. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – Sc3tog made. 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. 3 sc in next ch. Rep from * once more. 2 sc in last ch. Fasten off.

Eye 'Plate'

With larger hook and B, ch 8.

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 7 sc.

2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Rep last row until piece from beg measures 3½" (9cm), ending with a RS row. Do not fasten off.

Edging: Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly along each side edge, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Eyes (make 2).

With larger hook and C, **ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.** Fasten off. Attach Eyes to ‘Eye plate’ as shown in
picture.

Ear Knobs (make 2).
With larger hook and B, work from ** to **as given for Eyes.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last rnd twice more. Fasten off. Stuff Ear Knobs.

Antenna
With smaller hook and C, ch 15.

1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Join with sl st to first
sc. Ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 3 ch. Join with sl st to same sc as last sl st. Fasten off.

Legs (make 2).

With smaller hook and A, work from ** to ** as given for Eyes.

Next rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. (Yoh and draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made) 4 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sts. Stuff foot. Beg working in Stripe Pat until Leg from beg measures approx 4½" (11.5 cm), ending with 2 rnds of C. Stuff half of Leg lightly. Fasten off.

Finishing
Sew Eye Plate and Mouth to Puppet as shown in picture. Attach Antenna to top of Head. Attach Ear Knobs to side of Head. Attach Legs to bottom edge of Puppet.