By K W Warburton, The Reluctant Spoonie

I’ve just finished playing Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and I just had to make a cute Korok for myself. As Koroks come in all shapes and sizes, it is a good project to start with if you want to get into pattern making. Alternatively, you can customise my pattern to make your own.

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Korok Amigurumi © 2019 The Reluctant Spoonie

Korok Pattern

(Difficulty- Intermediate)

Materials

Yarn in tan and green
Crochet hook (3.5 mm)
Tapestry needle
Scissors
scrap felt (black)
Polyfiber toy stuffing

Abbreviations

MR- Magic Ring
Sc- single crochet
Inc- two sc into the same stitch
FO- Finish off
Ch- chain
ss- slip stitch
Dec- sc two stitches together
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
tr- triple crochet

Pattern

Starting from the top in tan yarn

Ear:

R1) MR 4 (4)
R2) Sc in each stitch around (4)
R3) Sc in each stitch around (4)
R4) Inc, sc, inc, sc (6)
R5) Sc in each stitch around (6)
R6) Sc in each stitch around (6)
R7) Inc in each stitch around (12)
FO

Repeat R1-7 for the second ear, do not FO, ch 5 and ss to first ear to join together.

Work in rounds to complete the body to your chosen size. Stuff as you go.

Legs:

Mark the middle of your work with a stitch marker. ss together to make the top of the leg. Work in rounds on that half to form the first leg. When you have reached your desired length, dec in each stitch around and FO.

Rejoin the yarn to work on the second leg.

Arms:

Make two

R1) MR 6 (6)
R2-8) Sc in each stitch around (6)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Leaf:

In green yarn

R1) MR 6 (6)
R2) Inc in each stitch around (12)
R3) (hdc, inc, hdc) x 4 (18)
R4) 5 sc, 3 hdc, (2dc, tr, in same stitch) 2dc, 3 hdc, 5 sc (18)
Stem- ch 4, turn, 3 sc, FO and weave in ends.

Nose:

In tan yarn

R1) MR 4 (4)
R2-4) Sc in each stitch around (4)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing.

To make up:

Sew on arms
Cut facial expression out of felt and sew onto the leaf with nose
Sew leaf onto the body

As Koroks come in all shapes and sizes, don’t worry if yours didn’t turn out how you planned.

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Korok illustration from http://zelda.wikia.com/wiki/Korok
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