Crochet Yoshi – Free Pattern

Hello everyone. Todays pattern is a crochet Yoshi. This is the fourth in my set of Mario Bros characters. The other patterns I’ve published are Luigi Princess Peach and Mario.

Crochet Yoshi Pattern

Crochet yoshi pictured from the front

Sc = single crochet US style.
Hdc = half double crochet US style.
Dc = double crochet US style.
2sc = 2 single crochet into same stitch.
2 tog = crochet next 2 stitches together.

Many of the pieces  are worked in continuous rounds. Use a stitch marker to mark the start of a new row.

Head.

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) *Sc in next 4 stitches,  2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

7) sc into each stitch

8) sc into next 5 stitches, 2sc* 6 times

9-16) sc into each stitch

17) *Sc in next 5, 2 tog* 6 times.

18) sc into each stitch

19) *Sc in next 4 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

20) *Sc in  next 3 stitch, 2 tog* STUFF.

21)* Sc in next 2 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

22) *sc in next stitch, 2 tog * 6 times.

23) *2 tog * 6 times.

Nose

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) *Sc in next 4 stitches,  2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

7) sc into each stitch

8) sc into next 5 stitches, 2sc* 6 times

9) sc into next 6 stitches 2sc* 6 times

10-18) sc into each stitch

19) *sc into next 6 stitches, 2tog* 6 times

20) *Sc in next 5, 2 tog* 6 times.

21) sc into each stitch

22) *Sc in next 4 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

23) *Sc in  next 3 stitch, 2 tog* STUFF.

24)* Sc in next 2 stitches, 2 tog* 6 times.

Sew onto front of head.

Cheeks

(1)  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

6) sc into each stitch

Sew onto side of face 3/4 of the way round, lightly stuff then finish sewing around.

Eyes (the green bit)

1) Ch 4 join to make a circle, 6sc into circle.

2) Sc, 2sc* 3 times

3) Sc into next 2 stitches, 2sc* 3 times

4) Sc into next 3 stitches 2sc* 3 times

5) Sc into next 4 stitches, 2sc* 3 times

6-11) Sc into each stitch.

Stuff and  sew to top of head.

Eyes (the white bit)

1) Ch 5, sc into the first 3 chains starting 2nd  chain from hook, 2sc into last chain, turning work aroundand working intk back loops sc into next 3 stitches.

2) 2sc,sc into next 2 stitchs, 2sc into next 2 stitches, sc into next 2 stitches, 2sc.
3) Sc, 2sc into next stitch, sc into next 2 stitches, *sc, 2sc* twice, sc into next 2 stitches , sc, 2sc.

Sew onto green bit of eye and embroider on pupil.

Jaw and mouth

Mouth

1) In red chain  7, sc into each chain starting 2nd chain from hook.

2)  Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 4 stitches , 2sc.

3) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc into each.

4) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 6 stitches, 2sc.

5-7)  Ch1 (turning chain) sc into each stitch.

Jaw

1) In white chain 7, sc into each stitch starting 2nd ch from hook.

2) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 4 stitches, 2sc.

3) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into to next 6 stitches, 2sc

4) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 8 stitches, 2sc

5) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into k next 10 stitches, 2sc

6) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into i next 12 stitches, 2sc

7) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc jnto next 14 stitches, 2sc

8) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 16 stitches, 2sc.

9-10) Ch1 (turning chain) sc into each stitch

Sew the white jaw section around the edge of the red mouth section. Stuff and sew to head, just bellow the nose.

 

Body

(1) In green  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next st* 6 times.

(5)*Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) *sc in next 4 stitches, 2sc in next stitch * 6 times.

(7) *sc in next 5 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(8) *sc in next 6 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(9-10) sc in each stitch.

(11) *sc in next 7 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(12) sc in each stitch.

(13) *sc in next 8 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(14-23) sc in each stitch.

(24) *sc in next 8 stitches, 2tog* 6 times.

(25) sc in each stitch.

(26) *sc in next 7 stitches, 2tog* 6 times.

(27) sc in each stitch.

(28) *sc in next 6 stitches, 2tog* 6 times.

(29) sc in each stitch.

(30) *sc in next 5 stitches, 2tog* 6 times.

(31)  sc in each stitch.

(32)  *sc in next 4 stitches, 2tog* 6 times.

(33) sc in each stitch.

(34)*sc next 3 stitches , 2 tog* 6 times.

(35-37) sc in each stitch.   STUFF

Tail

(1) In green  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 4 sc into ring.

(2) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 2 times.

(3)  *Sc next 2 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(4) *Sc next 3 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(5) *Sc next 4 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(6) *Sc next 3 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(7) *Sc next 4 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(8) sc in each stitch.

(9) *Sc next 5 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(10) *Sc next 6 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(11) in each.

(12) *Sc next 7 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(13) *Sc next 8 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(14) *Sc next 9 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch*  2 times.

(15) *Sc next 2 stitchs, 2sc into next stitch* repeat till end of row.

Attatch, bottom of tail on row 6 from bum.

White belly

1) in white Ch 2 Sc into 2nd from hook

2) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc.

3) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc into each stitch.

4) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 2 stitches, 2sc.

5) Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 4 stitches, 2sc.

6)Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 6 stitches, 2sc.

7)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc in each stitch.

8)Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 8 stitches, 2sc.

9-12)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc  into each stitch.

13)  Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 10 stitches, 2sc.

14-15) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc into each stitch.

16) Ch1 (turning chain)  2sc, sc into next 12 stitches, 2sc.

17-18) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc  into each stitch.

19)Ch1 (turning chain) 2sc, sc into next 14 stitches, 2sc.

20-27)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc into each stitch.

28-30) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc next 5 stitches, hdc into  next 8 stitches, sc into next 5 stitches.

31-38)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc  into each stitch.

39) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc 2tog,  sc next 14 stitches, sc 2tog

40) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc into each stitch.

41)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc 2tog, sc into next 12 stitches, sc 2tog

42) Ch1 (turning chain)  Sc into each stitch.

43) Ch1 (turning chain)  Sc 2tog, sc into next 10 stitches, sc 2tog

44)Ch1 (turning chain) sc into each stitch.

45) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc 2tog, sc into next 8 stitches, sc 2tog

46)Ch1 (turning chain)Sc  into each stitch.

47)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc 2tog, sc into  next 6 stitches, sc 2tog.

48)Ch1 (turning chain) Sc into each stitch.

49) Ch1 (turning chain) Sc 2tog, sc  into next 4 stitches , sc 2tog

50-52) Sc into each stitch.

Sew onto body.

Arms

(1) In green  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

4) sc in each stitch.

5) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

6) sc in each stitch.

(5) *Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

(6) Sc into next 13 stitches, sc 2tog.

7) Sc into next 12 stitches, sc 2tog.

8) Sc into next 11 stitches, sc 2tog.

9) Sc into next 10 stitches, sc 2tog.

10) Sc into next 9 stitches, sc 2tog

11) Sc into next 8 stitches, sc 2tog.

12) Sc into next 7 stitches, sc 2tog.

13 – 22) Sc into each stitch.

Fingers (4 for each hand)

1)In green Ch 4 join in loop, 4sc into loop.

2)Sc, 2sc* 2 times

3)Sc into each stitch

Stuff and sew evenly spaced along top of each hand/arm.

Shoes/legs

1) In yellow chain 9, make 2 hdc in second ch from hook, hdc into next 6 chains, 6 hdc in next ch, turn work and working intk back loops hdc into next 6 stitches, 2hdc.

2) 2 hdc in next 2 stitches , hdc into next 6 stitches, 2 hdc in next 6 stitches, hdc into next 6 stitches, 2hdc.

3) *Hdc, 2hdc* 2 times, hdc into next 6, *hdc, 2hdc* 6 times, hdc into next 6 stitches, hdc, 2hdc.

4) Change to orange, working in back loop only: Sc in each stitch.

5-6) Sc in each stitch.

7) Sc, sc 2tog, sc, sc 2tog, sc into next 7 stitches , *sc,sc, 2tog* 4 times, sc next 7 stitchs, sc, 2tog.

8) Sc next 11 stitches, *sc, 2tog* 4 times, sc next 9 stitches.

9) Sc, sc 2tog, sc next 7 stitches, *sc, 2tog* 3 times, sc next 7 stitches, 2tog.

10) sc next 9 stitches , * sc 2tog* 3 times, sc next 8 stitches.

11) Hdc into each stitch.

12) Change to green, working the back loop only (leaving 2 loops pushed foeward) sc into each stitch.

Close up picture of crochet foot showing the front stitches pushed forward

13-22) sc into each stitch.

Top of boot

1) working in orange sc into one of the pushed forward stitches on the boot, work a 3nd sc into that stitch, work 2sc into each pushed forward stitch.

2) *sc 2tog* repeat till end of row.

Crochet yoshi from behind, showing shelland spikes

Shell

(1)In red  Ch 4, join into ring. Make 6 sc into ring.

(2) 2sc in each stitch.

(3) *Sc next stitch, 2sc into next stitch* 6 times.

(4) *Sc in next 2 stitches , 2sc in next st* 6 times.

(5)*Sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

6) sc into each stitch.

7) *sc in next 4 stitches, 2sc in next stitch * 6 times.

8) *sc in next 5 stitches, 2sc in next stitch* 6 times.

9)sc into each stitch. Change to white

10) *sc, sc 2sc into next stitch* repeat till end

11) *sc next 2 stitches* repeat till end

12) * sc next 2, sc 2tog* repeat till end.

13) *Sc, sc 2tog* repeat till end.

Sew 3/4 of the way round onto back, stuff and finish sewing.

Spikes (make 3)

1)On red Ch 7, sc into each chain starting 2nd chain from km the hook.
2) Ch 1 (turning chain) sc 2tog, sc into the next 2 stitches, sc 2tog.

3) Ch1 (turning chain) *sc 2tog* 2 times

4)Ch1 (turning chain) sc 2tog. Sc round edge of triangle.

Sew along back of head between eyes and shell.

The finished crochet Yoshi is really cute.

Crochet Yoshi pictured from the side

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15 Comments

  1. Alana - Burnished Chaos

    May 27, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    I LOVE Yoshi, this is so cute. I really need to progress from blankets to teddies.
    Thank you for joining the #FamilyFunLinky x

  2. Liberty on the Lighter Side - (LoLS)

    May 27, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    It seems that your crochet projects are getting more and more intricate. This one’s so much like the original character – he’s brilliant. #lgrtstumble

  3. serenelysam

    May 27, 2018 at 9:23 am

    Awwww this is very cute. You’re very talented. I’d never be able to do anything like that haha. X #FamilyFunLinky

  4. Picking Up Toys

    May 22, 2018 at 8:26 pm

    Aww he’s awesome!Would be amazing to go with our Mario & Luigi! X

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      May 22, 2018 at 8:28 pm

      I could do mates rates for you 😘😘

  5. tammymum

    May 22, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    OMG never in a million years could I make that. It’ looks really brilliant I just definitely don’t have the skills! Thanks for joining us at #familyfun

  6. mummyhereandthere

    May 22, 2018 at 8:58 am

    He is cute and a happy chappy X #LGRTstumble

  7. Sharon

    May 21, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    He’s just fantastic! I love all your work you really have a natural talent for it all.

  8. Sophie

    May 21, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    Cute little Yoshi! #lgrtstumble

  9. This Scribbler Mum

    May 21, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    This is so cute! We love super mario stuff! #lgrtstumble

  10. Michelle Kellogg

    May 21, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    My teenager loves Yoshi! He’s a huge fan! Great pattern Tracey:) #LGRTStumble

  11. Enda Sheppard

    May 21, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    Is your favourite singer Jim Croce? lol. #LGRTStumble

  12. Tracy Albiero

    May 21, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    I wish I was this talented. I can make a hat. #lgrtstumble

  13. Anne

    May 21, 2018 at 11:48 am

    oh he’s brilliant.. I really must get around to making these, I have so many WIPs at the moment it’s unbelievable, then you go and offer this pattern. I’ve pinned it for later!

  14. Ellen Brophy

    May 21, 2018 at 10:45 am

    Wow. He’s so realistic. Well done you. I

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