Crochet a Lickitung

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Gotta catch ‘em all! Whip up a crocheted Lickitung, and it’s sure to be a hit. Made with worsted weight yarn, this finished doll measures approximately 5 inches tall.

Find all of my other Pokemon patterns, including the Pokeball, here.

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

sl st: slip stitch

inc: increase (2 single crochets in one loop)

dec: decrease (pull yarn through loop, pull yarn through second loop, yarn over and pull through all loops)

Materials needed:

Any worsted weight yarn. I used Red Heart Super Saver in light raspberry, aran and burgundy. I also used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in pink.

G (4mm) crochet hook

12mm safety eyes

Poly-fil

Yarn needle

Stitch markers

Cream colored felt

This pattern is worked “in-the-round”, and stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted. 

Head:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. (10 stitches)

Row 2: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Row 3: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Row 4: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Row 5: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (30 stitches)

Row 6: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 5 stitches, repeat from * around. (35 stitches)

Row 7: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 6 stitches, repeat from * around. (40 stitches)

Rows 8-10: Sc in each stitch around. (40 stitches)

Row 11: Sc in first 15 stitches, ch 10. Skip next 10 stitches. Sc in last 15 stitches. (30 stitches)

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Row 12: Sc in first 15 stitches. Sc in each ch of your ch 10. Sc in last 15 stitches. (40 stitches)

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Rows 13-14: Sc in each stitch around. (40 stitches)

Row 15: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (30 stitches)

Row 16: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Tie off. Insert safety eyes between rows 8 and 9 with 8 stitches between them.

Mouth:

With burgundy, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. (10 stitches)

Row 2: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Row 3: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Fold in half and sc across back to create a bend.

Tie off. Hold mouth inside of opening on head and sew on.

Stuff head with poly-fil, being sure not to push mouth out with your stuffing.

Body:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. (10 stitches)

Row 2: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Row 3: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Row 4: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Row 5: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (30 stitches)

Row 6: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 5 stitches, repeat from * around. (35 stitches)

Row 7: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 6 stitches, repeat from * around. (40 stitches)

Row 8: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 7 stitches, repeat from * around. (45 stitches)

Row 9: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 7 stitches, repeat from * around. (40 stitches)

Row 10: Sc in each stitch around. (40 stitches)

Row 11: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 6 stitches, repeat from * around. (35 stitches)

Row 12-13: Sc in each stitch around. (35 stitches)

Row 14: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 5 stitches, repeat from * around. (30 stitches)

Rows 15-16: Sc in each stitch around. (30 stitches)

Row 17: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Row 18-19: Sc in each stitch around. (25 stitches)

Tie off. Stuff tight with poly-fil. Position and sew head onto body.

Legs:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. (10 stitches)

Row 2: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Row 3: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Rows 4-5: Sc in each stitch around. (20 stitches)

Tie off. Stuff with poly-fil. Position and sew onto body, making sure they’re even before sewing on. Before closing it up completely, stuff more poly-fil inside.

Feet:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 5 sc inside of circle. (5 stitches)

Row 2: Inc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Rows 3-5: Sc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Tie off. Stuff tight with poly-fil. Positon and sew onto legs, making sure he stands before sewing them on.

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Arms:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 5 sc inside of circle. (5 stitches)

Row 2: Inc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Rows 3-8: Sc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Row 9: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (8 stitches)

Tie off. Stuff with poly-fil, leaving the top 2-3 rows unstuffed. Position and sew onto body. Cut cream colored felt and sew or hot glue onto body.

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Using aran yarn, sew circles onto his legs.

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Claws:

With aran, ch 2, leaving a long starting tail.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook. (1 stitch)

Tie off, leaving a long ending tail. Use tails to attach to arms. Make 3 for each arm.

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Tail:

With light raspberry, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 4 sc inside of circle. (4 stitches)

Row 2: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (6 stitches)

Row 3: Sc in each stitch around. (6 stitches)

Row 4: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (8 stitches)

Row 5: Sc in each stitch around. (8 stitches)

Row 6: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (10 stitches)

Row 7: Sc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Row 8: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (12 stitches)

Row 9: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 5 stitches, repeat from * around. (14 stitches)

Row 10: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 6 stitches, repeat from * around. (16 stitches)

Row 11: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 7 stitches, repeat from * around. (18 stitches)

Row 12: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 8 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Rows 13-17: Sc in each stitch around. (20 stitches)

Row 18: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Row 19: Sc in each stitch around. (25 stitches)

Row 20: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (30 stitches)

Rows 21-25: Sc in each stitch around. (30 stitches)

Row 26: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (25 stitches)

Row 27: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 3 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Row 28: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Rows 29-30: Sc in each stitch around. (15 stitches)

Tie off. Fold end over and sew.

Stuff with poly-fil. Position and sew onto back of body.

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Sew the big part of the tail further up on the body to keep it from flopping down.

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Tongue:

With pink, ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 5 sc inside of circle. (5 stitches)

Row 2: Inc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Row 3: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * around. (15 stitches)

Row 4: *Inc in first stitch, sc in next 2 stitches, repeat from * around. (20 stitches)

Rows 5-6: Sc in each stitch around. (20 stitches)

Row 7: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 8 stitches, repeat from * around. (18 stitches)

Rows 8-9: Sc in each stitch around. (18 stitches)

Row 10: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 7 stitches, repeat from * around. (16 stitches)

Rows 11-12: Sc in each stitch around. (16 stitches)

Row 13: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 6 stitches, repeat from * around. (14 stitches)

Rows 14-15: Sc in each stitch around. (14 stitches)

Row 16: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 5 stitches, repeat from * around. (12 stitches)

Rows 17-18: Sc in each stitch around. (12 stitches)

Row 19: *Dec in first 2 stitches, sc in next 4 stitches, repeat from * around. (10 stitches)

Rows 20-21: Sc in each stitch around. (10 stitches)

Tie off. Don’t stuff. Position and sew inside of mouth.

I hope you enjoy this pattern! You’re welcome to sell items that you make using my patterns, as long as you don’t post the pattern anywhere else, and link back to my page if you’d like to. If there are any mistakes, or something is unclear, please feel free to message me on Facebook.

 

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