Friday, August 8, 2014

FO: Sprocket the Robot

I love the freshstitches kit club so much!  This is the cutie that was in May's shipment: an adorable little robot.  His name is Sprocket and all he wants is love!  The fun part about this kit is that Stacey sent us some felt and beads to make that sweet little heart on his chest.  Everyone got different felt/bead color combinations and you can check out all the cutie pie robots here, if you feel so inclined....


I had to learn a new technique to create the square shape on this guy.  It was a little awkward at first, but once you get the hang of it, it's not bad.  I would recommend it for an intermediate level amigurumi maker, maybe not a first-ever crochet project.

yarn details
grey worsted weight yarn
100% wool

findings
polyfill stuffing
12mm safety eyes
hot pink felt
red seed beads

project details
pattern:  "Sprocket the Robot" by Stacey Trock, from the May 2014 freshstitches kit club. Will be available for purchased in December 2014 (see it on Ravelry).
finished size: about 6.5'' tall
hook: J (6.0mm)
gauge: 5 rounds = 2.25'' diameter
yarn used: apprx 160 yards
duration: May 24 - June 29, 2014

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