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For my roommate's birthday I thought I should make her something special. Well, we've been sharing the same room for more than a year so I think the gesture's just right.

From the stories she told me, I got to know that her current boyfriend is her first love and has loved him ever since they were like teens. But they never exactly ended up together. Short version: After five years of being sweethearts in high school, for some reason they parted ways then eventually married the wrong people and ended up not being so happy. Yah... Nicholas Spark's ears are tingling. Hahaha! ^^ Anyway, it has been more than two decades but they finally reconnected and got back together, having this long-distance relationship ever since. Oh, no strings attached. Apparently both of them failed their marriages and got separated. Sigh! First love is really hard to forget.


Since my roommate's boyfriend is from Hawaii I decided to make couple keychain amigurumis of Stitch and Angel. The compatible experiments, 626 and 624.
I though it would be awesome to give her something puppy love-ish to help her rekindle her sweet, young love days. Aaw! -^.^-
So with Serah Basnet's Super Ted pattern as base, I put my project into action.

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STITCH/ANGEL
Materials:
Monaco Yarn Shade #232 - Lemonade (1 skein)
Monaco Yarn Shade #49 - Peacock (1-2 skeins)
Monaco Yarn Shade #35 - Bubblegum (1-2 skeins)
Monaco Yarn Shade #40 - Celeste (1 skein)
Monaco Yarn Shade #31 - Flamingo (1 skein)
Monaco Yarn Shade #44 - Navy (1 skein)
Monaco Yarn Shade #26 - Periwinkle (1 skein)
Crochet Hook - D3 (3.25 mm)
Felt cloth:
           - Black
           - White
Keychain hooks
Fiberfill stuffing
*hdcinc = 2hdc in 1 st
*3tr1 = 3tr in 1st
*3dc1 = 3dc in 1st

HEAD
(Peacock/Bubblegum)
Rnd 1: 6sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2: inc around (12)
Rnd 3: 1sc-inc (18)
Rnd 4: 2sc-inc (24)
Rnd 5: 3sc-inc (30)
Rnd 6: 4sc-inc (36)
Rnd 7: 5sc-inc (42)
Rnd 8-13: sc around (42)
Rnd 14: 5sc-dec (36)
Rnd 15: 4sc-dec (30)
Rnd 16: 3sc-dec (24)
Rnd 17: 2sc-dec (18)
Rnd 18: 1sc-dec (12)
FO, leave tail for sewing
*Use Navy/Periwinkle to embroider the nose at the center of the head

EYE PATCH (2x)

(Celeste/Flamingo)
Rnd 1: 6sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2: inc around (12)
Rnd 3: 1sc, inc, 1hdc, 1hdcinc, 4dc, 1hdcinc, 1hdc, inc, 1sc (16)
FO, leave tail for sewing
*Cut out circles from black and white felt cloth and glue on the eye patches

LEGS (2x)

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
Rnd 1: 6sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2: 1sc-2inc (10)
Rnd 3-5: sc around (10)
FO, weave in ends
*Use Navy/Periwinkle to embroider the nails

*After completing the two legs, sl them together
*Continue rounds to the body

BODY

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
Rnd 6-10: sc around (18)
Rnd 11: 1sc-dec (12)
FO, weave in ends

BELLY PATCH

(Celeste/Flamingo)
Rnd 1: 4sc in mr (4)
Rnd 2: inc, 2hdcinc, inc (8)
FO, leave tail for sewing

ARMS (2x)

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
Rnd 1: 6sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2-5: sc around (6)
FO, leave tail for sewing
*Use Navy/Periwinkle to embroider the nails

OUTER EARS (2x)

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
12ch
Rnd 1: 1hdc on 3rd ch from hook, 2hdc, 3dc, 3tr, 3tr1, 3tr, 3dc, 3hdc (21)
FO, leave tail for sewing 

INNER EARS (4x)

(Lemonade)
9ch
Rnd 1: 1sc on 2nd ch from hook, 1sc, 3hdc, 2dc, 3dc1, 2dc, 3hdc, 3sc (17)
FO, leave tail for sewing

TAIL

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
Rnd 1: 6sc in mr (6)
Rnd 2: sc around (6)
FO, leave tail for sewing

ANGEL ANTENNA (2x)

(Periwinkle)
Rnd 1: 4sc in mr (4)
Rnd 2-3: sc around (4)
(Bubblegum)
Rnd 4-6: sc around (4)
FO, leave tail for sewing

KEYCHAIN STRAP

(Peacock/Bubblegum)
8ch
Row 1: sc on 2nd ch from hook, 6sc (7)
FO, leave tail for sewing
*Pull the strap through the keychain loop then stitch on the head

Here are Stitch and Angel with no keychain hooks yet...

 And here they are with the keychain hooks already attached.
If your asking how my roommate reacted to the gift... Well, let's just say she took like a bajillion pictures of the amigurumis and that was on a hectic day. Imagine if she had more time in her hands? She'd probably create a whole library. 'Nuff said! Hahaha! ^.^ But seriously, I'm really glad that she loved it, I just hope her boyfriend takes it the same way. Aww man! I'm praying he's a Disney fan. O_O



Copyright: Stitch (626) and Angel (624) are original patterns written by Duchess Gala with adaptation from Serah Basnet's Super Ted pattern. You may do whatever you want with the finished product but please do not sell or claim the pattern as your own. Also, do not post the pattern directly to your website. Just link it to this blog. ^^

Disclaimer: Some of the images are not mine and can be searched online

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