Pivot, the Good Gremlin – Free Pattern

Pivot (Free Pattern) by Karissa Cole

Pivot the Good Gremlin by Karissa Cole Free PDF Download

S U G G E S T E D  M A T E R I A L S:

• Worsted weight yarn in two (2) colors such as:
* Red Heart Super Saver (1) Thyme  [Main color] (2) Black [Secondary color]
• G/7 4.50MM crochet hook
• One (1) pair of 10MM saftey eyes (available in many craft stores or online at http://www.crscrafts.com)
• Black felt
• Scissors
• Needle & thread AND/OR Hot glue
• Fiberfill stuffing


M – magic circle (magic loop/magic ring)
CH – chain
IBL – in back loops
sc – single crochet(s)
inc – increase
dec – decrease
MC – Main color
CC – Secondary color
*actions in asterisks should be repeated until round completion or to the indicated stopping point in the round*
(number is parentheses indicate total number of stitches after round/row completion)
FO -fasten off

T H E  P A T T E R N

Use main color unless otherwise indicated

H E A D (x1)

M 6
RND 1) *inc* (12)
RND 2) *sc, inc* (18)
RND 3) *2sc, inc* (24)
RND 4) *3sc, inc* (30)
RND 5) *4sc, inc* (36)
RND 6) *8sc, inc* (40)
RND 7-11) *sc* (40)
RND 12) *8sc, dec* (36)
RND 13) *4sc, dec* (30)
RND 14) *3sc, dec* (24)
RND 15) *2sc, dec* (18)
RND 16) *sc, dec* (12)

Using black felt cut out two-four triangles for ears. Place and attach with needle/thread or hot glue. Attach eyes. Stuff head.

Pivot (Side1) by Karissa Cole1

A R M S (x2)
CH 30
Simply shape the first little gremlin finger by folding the chain onto itself and then either sew or glue in place. Repeat for the second finger.

F E E T (x2)

M 6
RND 1) *sc, inc* (9)
RND 2) *inc* (18)
RND 3) *sc, inc* (27)
RND 4) *IBL sc* (27)
RND 5-6) *sc* (27)
RND 7) dec x10 (10 decreases, over 20 stitches, successively), sc 7 (17)
RND 8) dec x5 (5 decreases, over 10 stitches, successively), sc7 (12)
RND 9-10) *sc* (12)
B O D Y (x1)

M 6
RND 1) *sc, inc* (9)
RND 2) *inc* (18)
RND 3) *sc, inc* (27)
RND 4) *8sc, inc* (30)

The basic body pattern is divided up into thirds, with two thirds MC and one third CC. The standard color blocking goes like this:

RND 5-9) 10(sc)MC, 10(sc)CC, 10(sc)MC (30)
RND 10) 11(sc)MC, 8(sc)CC, 11(sc)CC
RND 11) 12(sc)MC, 6(sc)CC, 12(sc)CC
RND 12) 13(sc)MC, 4(sc)CC, 13(sc)CC
RND 13) (in MC from now on) *sc* (30)
RND 14) *sc, dec* (20)
RND 15-16) *sc* (20)
RND 17) *dec* (10)
RND 18) *sc* (10)
RND 19) *dec* (5)

Pivot (Side2) by Karissa Cole2

Once complete attach arm and feet. See photos for suggested positioning. Stuff firmly. Attach head.

**P L E A S E  N O T E** This is an original design and pattern. I believe in the free sharing of techniques and ideas. Please do not abuse my desire to share with others. You are not permitted to sell any products made as the result of this pattern and/or design, nor are you permitted to sell the pattern or design. Please, if you do use this pattern or design, give credit where credit is due: direct others to this original posting so that they too can benefit.**

  1. Adorable!!

    • Anonymous
    • September 19th, 2012

    Very cute and you’re generous tho share it…

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