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Sunday, March 26, 2017

#700 Sylveon

Hello!

I have a goal that I do want to make every single eeveelution but I just haven't had a chance to yet. However, I did have a chance to make a sylveon the other day and I'm so glad. This is one of my favourite pokemon.

Though, I may be biased towards all of the pink mon.




 Sylveon is 20cm (8 inches) from nose to tail and 30cm (11 and a half inches) from foot to top of the ear when made with DK weight yarn. And I used a 4.00 hook.

Head
White
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 4: [2SC, SCx2]x6 (24)
Round 5: [2SC, SCx3]x6 (30)
Round 6: [2SC, SCx4]x6 (36)
Round 7: [2SC, SCx5]x6 (42)
Round 8: [2SC, SCx6]x6 (48)
Round 9 - 14: SCx48 (48, 6 rounds)
Round 15: SCx8, 2SCx3, SCx37 (51)
Round 16: SCx51 (51)
Round 17: SCx8, SC2togx3, SCx37 (48)
Round 18: [SC2tog, SCx6]x6 (42)
Round 19: [SC2tog, SCx5]x6 (36)
Round 20: [SC2tog, SCx4]x6 (30)
Round 21: [SC2tog, SCx3]x6 (24)
Round 22: [SC2tog, SCx2]x6 (18)
Round 23: SCx18 (18)
Round 24: [2SC, SCx2]x6 (24)
Round 25 - 26: SCx24 (24, 2 rounds)
Round 27: [2SC, SCx3]x6 (30)
Round 28: SCx30 (30)
Leave a long tail to sew to body later. Stuff firmly, making sure to push extra stuffing into the increases in round 17 which is where the nose is.






Pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 4: [2SC, SCx2]x6 (24)
Round 5: [2SC, SCx3]x6 (30)
Round 6: [2SC, SCx4]x6 (36)
Round 7: [2SC, SCx5]x6 (42)
Round 8: [2SC, SCx6]x6 (48)
Row 1: SCx20, chain and turn (20)
Row 2: SCx19, chain and turn (19)
Row 3: SCx18, chain and turn (18)
Row 4: SCx17, chain and turn (17)
Row 5: SCx16, chain and turn (16)
Row 6: SCx15, chain and turn (15)
Row 7: SCx14, chain and turn (14)
Row 8: SCx13, chain and turn (13)
Row 9: SCx12, chain and turn (12)
Row 10: SCx11, chain and turn (11)
Row 11: SCx10, chain and turn (10)
Row 12: SCx9, chain and turn (9)
Row 13: SCx9, down the next steps down pick up the 5x stitches, SCx28 until the stitch marker (42)
Round 9: SC, up the next steps pick up the 5x stitches, SC, SC2togx3, SCx35 (45)
Round 10: SCx30, Chainx4 (then from the 2nd chain from the hook) SC, DC, TC, skip 3 stitches on the main round and then SCx12
Leave a long tail to sew onto the head. Sew up the gap where the skipped stitches are as well.



With my little helper in the background

Body
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 4: [2SC, SCx2]x6 (24)
Round 5: [2SC, SCx3]x6 (30)
Round 6: [2SC, SCx4]x6 (36)
Round 7 - 16: SCx36 (36, 10 rounds)
Round 17: [SC2tog, SCx4]x3, SCx18 (33)
Round 18: [SC2tog, SCx3]x3, SCx18 (30)
Round 19 - 23: SCx30 (30, 5 rounds) [You may wish to leave a stitch marker 6 - 7 stitches into round 23 as this will mark the way the body should face - stitch marker facing down as the decreases is where the stomach is)
Round 24: [2SC, SCx3]x3, SCx18 (33)
Round 25: [2SC, SCx4]x3, SCx18 (36)
Round 26 - 33: SCx36 (36, 8 rounds)
Round 27: [SC2tog, SCx4]x6 (30)
Round 28 [SC2tog, SCx3]x6 (24)
Stuff firmly but ensuring you keep the decreased rounds so the stomach curves in slightly.
Round 29: [SC2tog, SCx2]x6 (18)
Round 30: [SC2tog, SC]x6 (12)
Round 31: SC2togx6 (6)
Sew closed. Sew the head onto the body.




Eyes
Light Blue
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 4: 2HDC, SC, SSx4, SC, 2HDC. End here rather than crochet to the end of the round.
Finish off with a long tail and sew onto the head. Needlefelt on some white and light blue for the eye highlights. Also felt on some black for the nose and mouth. I also used the felting tool over the whole eye piece so it’s more flat on the head.



Ears
Side piece - pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2 - 6: SCx6 (6, 5 rounds)
Leave a tail and finish off. Stuff lightly.

Main piece - pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: [2SC, SC]x3 (9)
Round 3: SCx9 (9)
Round 4: [2SC, SCx2]x3 (12)
Round 5 - 10: SCx12 (12, 6 rounds)
Round 11: Insert the hook into the first stitch of the next round on the side piece, SCx6, then insert hook into the next stitch of the main piece, SCx12 (18)
Round 12 - 15: SCx18 (18, 4 rounds)
Round 16: [SC2tog, SC]x6 (12)
Use the tail of the side piece to sew up the gap between the two pieces and to attach the side piece to the main ear but don’t hide the join. Stuff lightly and then use the tail from the main piece to sew onto the head.

Dark Blue
Chx10
Round 1: From the 2nd chain from the hook, SCx9, then using the loops on the other side of the chain, SCx9 (18)
Finish off and then sew onto the front of the ear.

Head Accents
Pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2 - 3: SCx6 (6, 2 rounds)
Leave a tail to sew onto the head at an angle.

Pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2 - 5: SCx6 (6, 4 rounds)
Leave a tail to sew onto the head.
Stuff lightly and sew both pieces to the forehead in front of the ear that won’t have the ribbon. (Left ear when face to face with sylveon).

Ribbon
Make 4 complete ribbon tails. Two for the head and two for the neck.

Tail
Light Blue
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2 - 3: SCx6 (6, 2 rounds)
Leave a tail and finish off. Then make a second one but on the second one don’t finish off, continue onto the next round.

Round 4: Insert hook onto the next stitch for the first piece, SCx6. Then insert hook onto the next stitch for current piece, SCx6 (12)
Round 5: SCx9 (9) If you’re using a stitch marker, this is the new start to the round. So that the colour changes happen at the edge of the scarf rather than in the middle.
Use the tail from the first piece to sew the gap closed and then continue.
Round 6: SCx12 (12) change to dark blue.
Round 7 - 8: SCx12 (12, 2 rounds) on the last round change to pink
Round 9 - 10: SCx12 (12, 2 rounds) on the last round change to white
Round 11 - 30: SCx12 (12, 20 rounds)
Round 31: [SC2tog, SCx2]x3 (9)
Round 32: SCx9 (9)
Round 33: [SC2tog, SC]x3 (6)
Leave a tail. Sew two ribbon tails to the ear and then remaining two to the neck.

Main
Start with white
Chx7
Row 1: From the 3rd chain from the hook, DCx5. chx2 turn
Row 2: DCx5 change to pink, Chx2 turn
Row 3 - 5: DCx5, CHx2 turn (in the last row, change back to white but leaving a long pink tail.
Row 6: DCx5, Chx2 and turn
Row 7: DCx5
Weave in the loose ends except the pink tail. Wrap the tail around round 4 and pull tight to turn into a ribbon shape. Sew one onto the ear and make a second to sew onto the neck.



Legs
White - make 4
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 4 - 6: SCx18 (18, 3 rounds)
Round 7: [2SC, SCx2]x6 (24)
Round 8 - 10: SCx24 (24, 3 rounds)
Row 1: SCx12, chain and turn (12)
Row 2: SCx11, chain and turn (11)
Row 3: SCx10, chain and turn (10)
Row 4: SCx9, chain and turn (9)
Row 5: SCx8, chain and turn (8)
Stuff the front legs lightly and stuff the back legs firmly. That way the front legs will seem smaller than the back legs.

Pink - make 4
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: 2SCx6 (12)
Round 3: 2SCx3, SCx3, 2SCx3, SCx3 (18)
Round 4: SCx18 (18)
Round 5: SC2togx6, SCx6 (12)
Round 6 - 9: SCx12 (12, 4 rounds)
Round 10: [2SC, SC]x6 (18)
Round 11: DCx2, HDCx2, SCx2, SS. SCx2, HDCx2, DCx3, TCx3, DC
Then SC into the next stitch to complet the join. Stuff firmly and then sew onto the leg so the front part faces forward.

Tail
Pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2 - 4: SCx6 (6, 3 rounds)
Leave a tail to use for sewing later. Stuff lightly.

Pink
Round 1: CH2, SCx6 in the 2nd stitch from the hook (6)
Round 2: SCx6 (6)
Round 3: 2SCx3, SCx3 (9)
Round 4 - 5: SCx9 (9, 2 rounds)
Round 6: [2SC, SC]x3, SCx3 (12)
Round 7 - 8: SCx12 (12, 2 rounds)
Round 9: [2SC, SCx2]x3, SCx3 (15)
Round 10 - 14: SCx15 (15, 5 rounds)
Round 15: [SC2tog, SCx2]x3, SCx3 (12)
Round 16: insert hook into the first stitch for the next round on the other pink tail piece. SCx6, then insert hook back into the main tail piece to continue. [SC2tog, SC]x3, SCx3 (15)
Round 17: [SC2tog, SCx2]x3, SCx3 (12)
Stuff firmly. Use the tail from the smaller piece to sew to the main tail similar to the way the ear pieces are sewn together. Then use the tail from the main piece to sew onto the body.






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