Zachary Zebra

Zachary Zebra
Free Amigurumi Pattern
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Ruth Norbury from RuthNorbury.com has kindly shared her free pattern for creating a sweet little Amigurumi Zebra. Please visit Ruth's site for more fun creative crochet and needlework patterns, all her original work! 

Zachary is made using black and white yarn. He is about 10cm long and is worked in double knitting acrylic on a size 3.5 hook. He has 2 6mm safety eyes, but you could use French knots instead.

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate

Materials: Black & White Yarn, 2 6mm safety eyes, US Hook size E/F

* * repeat this section

Body and Head

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st, ss (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 * 2sc in next st, sc in next st * (18 sts)

Rnd 4 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts * (24 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts * (30 sts)

Rnd 6 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts* (36 sts) Change to white

Rnds 7-16 sc in each stitch (36 sts) Rnd 7,8,11,12,15,16 in white. Rnd 9,10,13,14 in black.

Add the safety eyes if you are using them, bear in mind that the stitches will have a stepped effect where you change colour, make this the underside. Start to stuff the body as you go.

Rnd 17 In black *sc2tog, sc next 4 sts* (30 sts)

Rnd 18 *sc2tog, sc next 3 sts* (24 sts) Change to white

Rnd 19 *sc2tog, sc next 2 sts* (18 sts)

Rnd 20 *sc2tog, sc next st* (12 sts)

Rnd 21 *sc2tog* (6 sts)

Chain 7, turn sc 7

Fasten off

 

Ears – make one white and one black

Rnd 1 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 sc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts (8 sts)

Fasten off

Legs

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 sc (back loop only) in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 4 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 sc in each st

Fasten off

Nose

Rnd 1 in black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2sc in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 3 sc in each st (12 sts)

Fasten off

Finishing

Attach ears, nose, and legs using the picture as reference.

Sew shut the hole at the back using the yarn at the base of the tail.

Add a tassel to the tail by wrapping black yarn around your index and middle finger around 6 times. Bunch it together and wrap one end around the top.

Thread the loose end through the wrapping with a needle to secure it.

Cut the bottom loops and sew onto the end of the tail using the loose end as shown in the pictures.

 

For more pictures of Zachary Zebra and tips for crocheting him visit http://www.ruthnorbury.com/crochet-patterns.html and download a pdf version of this pattern from Ruth's site.

 

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Zachary is made using black and white yarn. He is about 10cm long and is worked in double knitting acrylic on a size 3.5 hook. He has 2 6mm safety eyes, but you could use French knots instead.

 

* * repeat this section

Body and Head  

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st, ss (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 * 2sc in next st, sc in next st * (18 sts)

Rnd 4 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts * (24 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts * (30 sts)

Rnd 6 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts* (36 sts) Change to white

Rnds 7-16 sc in each stitch (36 sts) Rnd 7,8,11,12,15,16 in white. Rnd 9,10,13,14 in black.

Add the safety eyes if you are using them, bear in mind that the stitches will have a stepped effect where you change colour, make this the underside. Start to stuff the body as you go.

Rnd 17 In black *sc2tog, sc next 4 sts* (30 sts)

Rnd 18 *sc2tog, sc next 3 sts* (24 sts) Change to white

Rnd 19 *sc2tog, sc next 2 sts* (18 sts)

Rnd 20 *sc2tog, sc next st* (12 sts)

Rnd 21 *sc2tog* (6 sts)

Chain 7, turn sc 7

Fasten off

 

Ears – make one white and one black

Rnd 1 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 sc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts (8 sts)

Fasten off

Legs

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 sc (back loop only) in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 4 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 sc in each st

Fasten off

Nose

Rnd 1 in black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2sc in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 3 sc in each st (12 sts)

Fasten 

Zachary is made using black and white yarn. He is about 10cm long and is worked in double knitting acrylic on a size 3.5 hook. He has 2 6mm safety eyes, but you could use French knots instead.

 

* * repeat this section

Body and Head

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st, ss (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 * 2sc in next st, sc in next st * (18 sts)

Rnd 4 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts * (24 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts * (30 sts)

Rnd 6 * 2sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts* (36 sts) Change to white

Rnds 7-16 sc in each stitch (36 sts) Rnd 7,8,11,12,15,16 in white. Rnd 9,10,13,14 in black.

Add the safety eyes if you are using them, bear in mind that the stitches will have a stepped effect where you change colour, make this the underside. Start to stuff the body as you go.

Rnd 17 In black *sc2tog, sc next 4 sts* (30 sts)

Rnd 18 *sc2tog, sc next 3 sts* (24 sts) Change to white

Rnd 19 *sc2tog, sc next 2 sts* (18 sts)

Rnd 20 *sc2tog, sc next st* (12 sts)

Rnd 21 *sc2tog* (6 sts)

Chain 7, turn sc 7

Fasten off

 

Ears – make one white and one black

Rnd 1 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 sc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts (8 sts)

Fasten off

Legs

Rnd 1 In black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to white

Rnd 3 sc (back loop only) in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 4 sc in each st (12 sts) Change to black

Rnd 5 sc in each st

Fasten off

Nose

Rnd 1 in black 6sc in magic ring

Rnd 2 2sc in each st (12 sts)

Rnd 3 sc in each st (12 sts)

Fasten off

Finishing

Attach ears, nose, and legs using the picture as reference.

 

Sew shut the hole at the back using the yarn at the base of the tail.

Add a tassel to the tail by wrapping black yarn around your index and middle finger around 6 times. Bunch it together and wrap one end around the top.

Thread the loose end through the wrapping with a needle to secure it.

Cut the bottom loops and sew onto the end of the tail using the loose end as shown in the pictures.

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Finishing

Attach ears, nose, and legs using the picture as reference.

 

Sew shut the hole at the back using the yarn at the base of the tail.

Add a tassel to the tail by wrapping black yarn around your index and middle finger around 6 times. Bunch it together and wrap one end around the top.

Thread the loose end through the wrapping with a needle to secure it.

Cut the bottom loops and sew onto the end of the tail using the loose end as shown in the pictures.

 

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Ruth Norbury is a crafter and has been a professional embroider for over 10 years. Please visit her site for more information about her projects and fun patterns at Ruth Norbury. Ruth is a helpful person and fun-loving crafter.