Alien Crochet Pattern

Happy First of the Month!

This month kicks off the beginning of my Toy Story series and boy am I excited. (Well, to be honest, I am always excited to start a new project!). I am happy with the way that my alien turned out and I hope to keep with the likeness when I make the other characters also.

The only thing missing from my alien is the logo on his shirt. I plan to complete this when I have done some more characters, then I can print all the little details that I need onto t-shirt transfer paper. I am being super stingy with the transfer paper because it can be pricey so I don’t want to be wasteful!

For my alien, the arms didn’t require sewing on because I worked the attachment into the pattern. The only thing that I sewed on was the ears. The eyes and eyelids I used my felt glue to attach. I have been doing this recently when I have fiddly bits to sew on because it saves time (and anytime that you do have to crochet is valuable when you have 10-week old twins at home!). Also, I have found that the craft glue that I use (Beacon 3-in-1 advanced craft glue) is very secure and does the job to my satisfaction.

Lastly, with the exception to my Disney Princess patterns, I usually make my character using DK yarn and a 3mm or 2.5mm hook. and when I record the tutorial I make it with 4ply cotton. However, this time around I decided to make the first ones with 4ply cotton yarn and a 2mm hook – which is what the materials will state that you use. You can however use whichever yarn and hook size that you prefer.


  • 4ply cotton yarn in dark blue, light blue, lime green, white and purple
    (I used Scheepjes Catona:  384 powder blue, 201 electric blue, 245 green yellow, 282 ultra violet and 105 Bridal White)
  • 2mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Fire retardant Fibrefill
  • Black felt
  • Felt glue
  • Scissors
  • Pins (optional)
  • Stitch marker (optional)


  • MR# – magic ring with the specified number of single crochets
  • SC – single crochet (double crochet English)
  • HDC – half double crochet (half treble English)
  • DC – double crochet (treble crochet English)
  • INC – single crochet increase
  • #in1 – the specified number of SC in the same stitch (i.e. 3in1)
  • DEC – invisible decrease
  • *_______* X# – repeat sequence within the asterisks the specified number of times e.g. *SC, INC* x6)
  • FLO – front loop only
  • BLO – back loop only
  • CC – colour change
  • CH – chain stitches
  • CH1T – chain a stitch then turn your work
  • SS – slip stitch
  • ST/STS – stitch/stitches
  • FO – fasten off


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Stay tuned for next months patterns which will be Hamm from Toy Story and Ursula from The Little Mermaid.

Until the next post, happy crocheting!

Chantelle X

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