Toutoumou softie, free crochet pattern

This adorable free crochet softie pattern is super easy to crochet for your little one… or for yourself. He keeps secrets and watches over everything while you prepare for Christmas.

He’s much sweeter than his cousin, elf on the shelf. He never ever plays tricks on anyone!



Toutoumou softie, free crochet pattern

Toutoumou softie crochet pattern by ACCROchet

Materials

Yarn:

100g bulky or super bulky, Cream
50g bulky or super bulky, Multi

You can make this softie with the yarn of your choice. Simply adjust hook size for tight stitches.

Hook

7 mm

Notions

Yarn needle; stitch markers; stuffing; pompom.

Gauge

Stitches must be tight. Choose a hook that prevents you from seeing through them.

Finished size

Will depend on yarn choice. Here, from bum to top of head, Toutoumou measures approx 20 cm.



Stitch guide

  • ch (chain)
  • dc (double crochet)
  • ea (each)
  • RS (right side)
  • sc (single crochet)
  • sc2tog (single crochet decrease over 2 stitches)
  • sc3tog (single crochet decrease over 3 stitches)
  • sl st (slip stitch)
  • st (stitch)

Notes

  1. Body is worked in a spiral.
  2. Mittens and boots are worked in closed rounds.
  3. Hat is worked in turned rounds.
  4. Body, arms, legs are crocheted with Cream
  5. Mittens, boots, hat are crocheted with Multi



Instructions

Section 1 : Body

Ch 2

Round 1 (RS). 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Place marker in 1st sc and move up with ea round. 6 sc

Round 2. 2 sc in ea st around. 12 sc

Round 3. *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next. Repeat from * around 5 more times. 18 sc

Round 4. *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 2. Repeat from * around 5 more times. 24 sc

Round 5. *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 3. Repeat from * around 5 more times. 30 sc

Round 6. *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 4. Repeat from * around 5 more times. 36 sc

Round 7. *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 5. Repeat from * around 5 more time. 42 sc

Rounds 8-17. Sc in ea st around.

Round 18. *Sc2tog, sc in next 5. Repeat from * 5 more times. 36 sc

Round 19. Sc in ea st around.

Round 20. *Sc2tog, sc in next 4. Repeat from * 5 more times. 30 sc

Round 21. Repeat Round 19.

Round 22. *Sc2tog, sc in next 3. Repeat from * 5 more times. 24 sc

Round 23. Repeat Round 19.

Round 24. *Sc2tog, sc in next 2. Repeat from * 5 more times. 18 sc

Round 25. Repeat Round 19.

Round 26. *Sc2tog, sc in next. Repeat from * 5 more times. 12 sc

Round 27. Repeat Round 19.

Round 28. *Sc2tog around. 6 sc

Round 29. Repeat Round 19.

Fill body.

Finish off.

Weave end through sts on last round, pull tight to close.

Weave in ends.

Section 2 : Arms

Ch 41

Row 1. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and ea ch across. Do not turn. Working under chs, sl st in ea ch back to start. Sl st in 1st sl st. 80 sl sts

Finish off and weave in ends.

Push one end through opening of a yarn needle.

Pull arms through body at Round 18.

Section 3 : Legs

Ch 51

Row 1. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and ea ch across. Do not turn. Working under chs, sl st in ea ch back to start. Sl st in 1st sl st. 100 sl st

Finish off and weave in ends.

Push one end through opening of a yarn needle.

Pull legs through body at Round 3, 4 stitches apart.



Section 4 : Mittens and boots (make 4)

Ch 5

Round 1. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 3, sl st in 1st sc. 4 sc

Round 2. Ch 1, 2 sc in ea st across, sl st in 1st sc. 8 sc

Finish off.

MITTENS: Pull mitten onto end of arm on one side. Weave in ends, attaching mitten to arm. Repeat on second side.

BOOTS: Repeat instructions above for both boots.

Section 5 : Hat

Ch 42, sl st to 1st ch to form ring.

Round 1. Ch 1, sc in ea ch around, sl st in 1st sc. 42 sc

Round 2. Ch 1, *sc2tog, sc in next 5. Repeat from * 5 more times, sl st in 1st sc. 36 sc

Round 3. Ch 1, sc in ea st around, sl st in 1st sc.

Round 4. Ch 1, *sc2tog, sc in next 4. Repeat from * 5 more times, sl st in 1st sc. 30 sc

Round 5. Repeat Round 3.

Round 6. Ch 1, *sc2tog, sc in next 3. Repeat from * 5 more times, sl st in 1st sc. 24 sc

Round 7. Repeat Round 3.

Round 8. Ch 1, *sc2tog, sc in next 2. Repeat from * 5 more times, sl st in 1st sc. 18 sc

Round 9. Repeat Round 3.

Round 10. Ch 1, *sc2tog, sc in next. Repeat from * 5 more times, sl st in 1st sc. 12 sc

Round 11. Repeat Round 3.

Round 12. Ch 1, *sc2tog around, sl st in 1st sc. 6 sc

Round 13. Repeat Round 3.

Round 14. Ch 1, *sc2tog around, sl st in 1st sc. 3 sc

Round 15. Repeat Round 3.

Round 16. Ch 1, sc3tog. 1 sc

Finish off and weave ends in.

HAT BORDER

Join yarn underneath starting ch.

Round 1. Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, skip 2 ch, sc in next, skip 2 ch*, 5 dc in next. Repeat from * 5 more times, ending last repeat at **, 2 dc in same sp as starting ch, sl st to top of starting ch. 7x 5-dc shells, 7 sc

Finish off and weave ends in.

Attach pompom to top of hat.

Pull hat onto body and sew in place.

Love this pattern? Share THE LINK to my website with your friends: accrochet.com!

Julie xo



Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.