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Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Doll Crochet Pattern

2022-12-02T06:26:01Z
November 07, 2022 | Modified: 2022-12-02T06:26:01Z

Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

Oh, Sailor Mercury! She's like the daughter that every parent wants: intelligent, kind, soft-spoken, not interested in dating, and just focused on her studies.

I liked Sailor Mercury, but she was never my favorite Sailor Scout, I do admire how smart and ambitious she is. I'm pretty sure my parents would have wanted me to be like that.

Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

I find her character lacks confidence and she consistently seeks external validation. On the other hand, I do love how she has all the tech and is the only Sailor Scout that seems to have the gadgets.

Sailor Mercury has short blue hair and stands out since she's one of the original Sailor Scouts with unnatural hair colors. It's nice and voluminous for short hair - that's anime hair for ya!

Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

However, I find that crocheting short hair is more difficult than crocheting long hair on amigurumi dolls. I mean, how do you style short hair on a crochet doll without making them look like a boy?

Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

However, I have to admit... I did a pretty amazing job on Sailor Mercury's amigurumi hair. Her hair looks perfect and mimicked closely to her animated character.

And because her hair is short, you can see all the details on her dress front and back.

Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

I love the blue color yarn that I used on this Sailor Mercury doll. Blue photographs really well, in my opinion. On the other hand, I find photographing and editing the color red, really difficult. My Sailor Mars amigurumi doll looks so much better in real life than in photos!

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Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

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Stitches & Abbreviations


  • st/sts - stitch/stitches
  • ch - chain
  • slst - slip stitch
  • sc - single crochet (using the yarn under method)
  • sc inc - single crochet increase, 2 single crochets in one stitch
  • sc dec - single crochet decrease, single crochet 2 stitches together
  • hdc - half double crochet
  • BLO - back loops only


Notes


  • I made this amigurumi doll using the "Yarn Under Single Crochet" technique. This technique makes the stitches tighter and appears more aligned.
  • I also used a half-color changing technique to achieve cleaner lines when changing colors from one row to another.
  • When working on the hairpiece, I used the underside of the piece as the "outside" or the side that is showing. The curls of the strands will follow a natural curl towards the face.


Sailor Mercury Crochet Pattern


Head


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook with peach yarn...
Round 1: Magic Circle with a base of 6 sc (6 sts)
Round 2: Sc inc in each st around (12 sts)
Round 3: [Sc, sc inc] x 6 times (18 sts)
Round 4: [Sc, sc inc, sc] x 6 times (24 sts)
Round 5: [3 sc, sc inc] x 6 times (30 sts)
Round 6: [2 sc, sc inc, 2 sc] x 6 times (36 sts)
Round 7: [5 sc, sc inc] x 6 times (42 sts)
Round 8-14: Sc in each st around (42 sts)
Round 15: [5 sc, sc dec] x 6 times (36 sts)
Round 16: [2 sc, sc dec, 2 sc] x 6 times (30 sts)
Round 17: [3 sc, sc dec] x 6 times (24 sts)

Put in your safety eyes. I put mine between rows 10 and 11, about 7 stitches apart. Stuff the head with poly-fil before the opening gets too small.

Round 18: [Sc, sc dec, sc] x 6 times (18 sts)
Round 19: [Sc, sc dec] x 6 times (12 sts)
Round 20: Sc BLO in each st around (12 sts)
Round 21-23: Sc in each st around (12 sts)

Cut and fasten off. Stuff firmly and push rows 20-23 inside the head to create a tunnel and a hole for the neck to go into later.


Arms (x2)


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook with white yarn...
Round 1: Magic Ring with a base of 6 sc (6 sts)
Round 2-3: Sc in each st around (6 sts)

Change to peach yarn...
Round 4-5: Sc in each st around (6 sts)
Cut and fasten off.


Legs and Body


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook with blue yarn...
Round 1: Magic Ring with a base of 6 sc (6 sts)
Round 2: [2 Sc, sc inc] x 2 (8 sts)
Round 3-4: Sc in each st around (8 sts)

Change to peach yarn...
Round 5-7: Sc in each st around (8 sts)
Cut and fasten off the first leg.

Repeat rounds 1-7 to make a second leg. Do not cut or fasten off, instead, change to white yarn at the last st and finish off with a Ch 2.

Round 8: Join the second leg with the first leg. 8 sc around the first leg, 2 sc along the ch, 8 sc around the second leg, 2 sc along the other side of the ch (20)
Round 9-10: Sc in each st around (20 sts)
Round 11: Sc BLO in each st around (20 sts) 

Round 12: Sc in each st around (20)
Round 13: 4 sc, 6 sc around the first arm, 10 sc, 6 sc around the second arm, 6 sc (32 sts)
Round 14: Sc dec in each st around (16 sts)

Change to peach yarn...
Round 15: Sc dec in each st around (8 sts)
Round 16-20: Sc in each st around (8 sts)

Cut and leave a long tail to attach the body to the head by threading the yarn tail through the hole on the bottom of the head. Then sew it to the top of the head and then sew it to the neck again to secure it. Do this a few times to make sure your head is secured. 


Skirt


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and blue yarn...
Ch 4
Row 1: Sc into the second st from the hook, sc down the ch (3 sts)
Rows 2-20: Ch 1, turn, sc BLO in each st across (3 sts)

Close off the skirt and then attach it to the body of the doll around round 11 on the body.


Bandana

Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and blue yarn...
Ch 18
Row 1: Slst into the second ch from the hook, slst, sc, 3 hdc, [3 dc in one st], 3 dc, [3 dc in one st], 3 hdc, sc, 2 slst (21 sts)
Cut and fasten with a tail to sew onto the body. The bandana should rest on the shoulders of the doll.


Front Bow

Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and light blue yarn...
*Ch 4
Row 1: Dc into the third st from the hook, dc (2 sts)*,
...without cutting or turning, repeat the instructions between the *'s


Hairpiece / Wig


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and blue yarn...
Round 1: Magic Circle with a base of 6 sc (6 sts)
Round 2: Sc inc in each st around (12 sts)
Round 3: [Sc, sc inc] x 6 times (18 sts)
Round 4: [Sc, sc inc, sc] x6 times (24 sts)
Round 5: [3 sc, sc inc] x 6 times (30 sts)

Fringe
Strand 1-4: Ch 9, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook and up the ch, then slst into the next st on round 5 (8 sts)

Right Side of Hair
Strand 5: Ch 11, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook and up the ch, then slst into the next st on round 5 (10 sts)
Strand 6: Ch 14, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (12 sts)
Strand 7: Ch 15, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (13 sts)
Strand 8: Ch 16, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (14 sts)

Back of Hair
Strand 9-14: Ch 17, hdc into the 3rd ch from the hook and up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (15 sts)

Left Side of Hair
Strand 15: Ch 16, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (14 sts)
Strand 16: Ch 15, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (13 sts)
Strand 17: Ch 14, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook, hdc up the ch, skip 1, then slst into the next st on round 5 (12 sts)
Strand 18: Ch 11, sc into the 2nd ch from the hook and up the ch, then slst into the next st on round 5 (10 sts)

Cut and fasten off with a long strand to sew the hairpiece onto the head. Alternatively, you can use some heavy-duty glue to fix it on the head.


Finishing Touches


Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and blue yarn...
Ch 7, cut and sew it onto the ends of the doll's gloves.
Do this for both arms.

Using a 3.0 mm crochet hook and white yarn...
Ch 9, cut and sew it onto the top of the doll's boots.
Do this for both legs.


Sailor Mercury Amigurumi Anime Doll Crochet Pattern Free

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