Ugly Dolls Series: OX Amigurumi - Free Crochet Pattern & Youtube Video Tutorial!


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This pattern is not intended for sales purposes, or resale. I recommend you do not sell trade marked items, but rather gift them to your family (This project series is a BIG ask from my daughter – keeping mommy on her toes). I wouldn’t want you getting in trouble because you can make something, it doesn’t mean that you should.  I hope you appreciate this gift for your littles & share with your friends!

Ugly Dolls Series – OX - Pattern | OtHM original

For the Free video tutorial Scroll down to the bottom, or click the hyper links throughout the blog post!

Final measurements are roughly 4.5” tall by 3” wide (individual handmakes vary)

For this project you will need:

1.    3.25mm Crochet Hook

2.    Worsted weight Yarn: I used Bernat’s Super Value Yarn in Grass & black

3.    Sewing & darning (yarn) needles

4.    Sewing thread in green & black

5.    Scissors

6.    Felt: Black, White & Red, in small amounts.


Ch = chain stitches

SC = single crochet.

SCINC = single crochet increase (2 sts in one space.)

HDC = Half Double Crochet

BLO = back loop only

BS = Ball Stitch (consists of 6 loops pulled up on the hook * entering the loop 3x & is SLST closed all at once creating a raised ball stitch through the SC base)

sts = stitches

SKST = Skip Stitch

Inv.dec = Invisible decrease (insert hook into the FLO of the stitch, then insert again into the next stitch. SC there pulling through all 3 loops on hook)

FO = Fasten off, pull a SLST through to close off the piece/ detail.

Special Instructions:

This pattern is worked in Rows, there will be a seam in each piece (this means that each Row is finished by slip stitching the working loop to the first ch stitch of each Row - NOT continuous Rounds). This pattern is also worked in small pieces and then sewn together. The head and body are the base structures for the ears & legs later to be sewn on.  Each piece should be WELL PINNED before any attempt to sew this together.  Make sure that each piece is exactly where you want it before sewing it into place. 

The eyes are made of felt with a small embroidered circle in the middle (which can be replaced by a small black felt circle sewn onto the white felt eye), and the mouth is made from a small piece of black yarn sewn in place. Facial details can be found on Youtube.

The Legs and the ears are a multiple of the same pattern.


Using green yarn – top to bottom -

Row 1: Ch 2 & SC 10 into the BLO 2nd loop from the hook

(10 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, *(SC, SC INC), repeat from * to end.

(15 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, *(SC, SC INC, SC INC), repeat from * to end.

(25 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, *(SC, SCINC), repeat from *

(36 sts)

Row 5 & 6: Ch 1, *(SC 5, SC INC), repeat from *

(42 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1, SC 4, inv.dec, SC 30, inv.dec, SC 4

(40 sts)

Row 8: Ch 1, SC 40

(40 sts)

Row 9: Ch 1, SC 19, inv.dec, SC 19

(39 sts)

Row 10: Ch 1, SC 9, inv.dec, SC 21, inv.dec, SC 7

(37 sts)

Row 11 - 13: Ch 1, SC 37

(37 sts)

Row 14: Ch 1, inv.dec, SC 35

(36 sts)

Row 15: Ch 1, SC 17, inv.dec, SC 17

(35 sts)

Row 16: Ch 1, *SC 2, inv.dec, repeat from * the last stitch will be half an inv dec finished in the first stitch of the row. (SKST is also acceptable)

(29 sts)

Row 17: Ch 1, SC 29

(29 sts)

Row 18: Ch 1, *SC 4, inv.dec, repeat from *, SC 2

(22 sts) 

-      Stuff Here -

Row 19 -24: Ch 1, SC 22

(22 sts)

Row 25: Ch 1, *SC, inv.dec,  repeat from *

(15 sts)

-      Stuff here to fill-

Row 26: Ch 1, * SC, inv.dec, repeat from *

(10 sts)

Row 27: Ch 1, inv.dec, around

(5 sts) 

FO, weave the tail into the FLO’s of the last 5 sts, pull it tight & tie a double knot. Pull the tail into the body to finish.

- The seam in the base is intended to run along the back -


Ears (x2)

Using green yarn – bottom up -

Row 1:  Ch 5, SLST the loop on hook to the first chain, Ch 1 & BLO SC 5

(5 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, SC 5

(5 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, SCINC, SC 4

(6 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, SC 6

(6 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, SCINC, SC 5

(7 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1, SC 7

(7 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1, SCINC, SC 6

(8 sts)

Row 8: Ch 1, SC 7, SCINC

(9 sts)

Row 9: Ch 1, SC 4, SCINC, SC 4

(10 sts)

Row 10: Ch 1, SC 10

(10 sts)

Row 11: Ch 1, SCINC, SC 3, inv.dec, SC 3, SCINC,

(11 sts)

Row 12: Ch 1, SC 3, inv.dec (x2), SC 3, SCINC

(10 sts)

Stuff – just the tips - at this point. 

Row 13: Ch 1, inv.dec around

(5 sts) 

Finish off the ears by weaving the tail into the FLO of the last 5 loops in Row 13.  Pull these loops tight & close the open space.  Tie a double knot & pull the tail into the ear.

Arms (x2)

Using green yarn – bottom up -

Row 1:  Ch 2, 2nd loop from the hook BLO SC 5 sts

(5 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, SC 2, BS, SC 2

(5 sts)

Row 3 - 4: Ch 1, SC 5

(5 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, SKST, SC 4

(4 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1, SC 4

(4 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1, SC 3, SKST

(3 sts) 

-      No stuffing needed -

Legs (x2)

Using green yarn – bottom up -

Row 1: Ch 3, 2nd loop from the hook SCINC, in the next loop insert: SCINC, HDCINC, SCINC, rotate your work & SCINC into the last space finishing the oval shape. – stretch this piece into an even oval.

(10 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, BLO SC 10

(10 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1, SC 2, inv.dec (x3), SC 2

(7 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, SC, inv.dec (x3)

(4 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, SC 4

(4 sts) 

-      No stuffing needed but it may lend to stability when standing–


Finishing details, including: Sewing & Embroidery; can be found on YouTube - linked below!

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