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Mini Alpaca Free Pattern

Updated: Mar 9

I got an alpaca plush for easter this year and I loved it so much that I needed a million smaller ones to go with it! This pattern is pretty easy, but it does take a little bit of patience! It's so much fun to make these in a rainbow of colors! They're just so fun! I can't wait to see what fun colors you make them!


~If you have any questions about the pattern, or you just want to send me a picture of your finished project please contact me at crochet_things@yahoo.com or tag me on Instagram @cutiepie_crochet! Feel free to make and sell these, but please do not mass produce! If you would like to share this pattern, please link to this page, but please do not reprint it on your site. Also, please credit me when using this pattern. Thanks, and have lots of fun making your new plushie friend!~

Materials:

  • 3.75mm crochet hook

  • Worsted weight yarn in the colors of your choice

  • Felt for the eyes (or you can use safety eyes if you prefer)

  • Felting needle (if using felt)

  • Fiber fill

  • Stitch markers

  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations:

  • mr- magic ring

  • st- stitch

  • sc- single crochet

  • dc- double crochet

  • inc- increase

  • dec- decrease

  • hdc- half double crochet




Head (white):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: sc around [6]

Round 3: inc x6 [12]

Round 4: sc 3, inc x6, sc 3 [18]

Round 5: sc 2, (sc 1, inc)x6, sc 4 [24]

Rounds 6-8: sc around [24]

Round 9: (sc 2, dec) x6 [18]

Round 10: (sc 1, dec) x6 [12]

Round 11: dec x6 [6]

Fasten off, weave in ends




Head (color):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: inc x6 [12]

Round 3: (sc 1, inc)x6 [18]

Round 4: (sc 2, inc)x6 [24]

Round 5-7: sc around [24]

**at this point, pin securely to the back of the white portion of the head and continue crocheting on top of the white part. This part can be tricky, but with patience it’ll turn out!


Line up your first stitch with the nose as best you can


Make sure to line up the 1st stitch of the row with the nose so that the widow’s peak doesn’t end up crooked! **

Round 8: (sc 2, dec)x6 [18]

Round 9: (sc 1, dec)x5, sc 3 [13]

ss until you are at a sc space that lines up with the nose, in that space sc 1, dc, sc 1. Ss into next st. Fasten off. Leave a tail for sewing, sew widow’s peak down.





Pin down the widow's peak and sew down.


Neck (color):

**create your slipknot for the chain with a long tail behind it **

Round 1: Ch 16, join ends with a ss, being sure not to accidentally twist the chain [16]

Round 2-3: ch 1, sc around, ss into ch1 space [16]

Fasten off, leave a tail for sewing. Attach one end to base of head and one end to the top of the body.



Ears (white) (x2):

ch 4

sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc, sc

flip work, sc, hdc, sc

Fasten off. Attach to head




Body (color):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: inc x6 [12]

Round 3: (sc 1, inc)x6 [18]

Round 4: (sc 2, inc)x6 [24]

Round 5: (sc 3, inc)x6 [30]

Rounds 6-15: sc around [30]

Round 16: (sc 3, dec)x6 [24]

Round 17: (sc 2, dec)x6 [18]

Round 18: (sc 1, dec)x6 [12]

Round 19: dec x6 [6]

Fasten off, weave in ends.



Legs (white) (x4):

Round 1: mr 4 [4]

Round 2-4: sc around [4]

Fasten off, attach to body.



Tail (color):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: sc around [6]

Fasten off, attach to body.



Felt or embroider face on! It's easiest to make the nose starting with a "Y" shape and adding a "W" to the bottom!



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