Gir Pattern

Gir Pattern

  • Difficulty: moderate
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Crazy little robot from Invader Zim.

Hook size: 3.25mm
Gauge: 17 sc = 4 inches
Yarn: Acrylic Yarn colors: Grey and Blue

Stitches Explained

sc2tog (sc dec) (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 sc decreased. ss = slip stitch sc = single crochet ch = chain Rnd = round YO = yarn over FO = Fasten off

Note

Pattern is worked in rounds except when specified different.
Use marker to indicate beginning of Rnds.

Head & Body

  • With Grey ch 1
  • Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch
  • Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (16)
  • Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (24)
  • Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (32)
  • Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (40)
  • After completing round 6
  • Disc: draw a circle around your circle to make a pattern, then cut out a piece of cardboard or something stiff like plastic canvas that way his head will be flat.
  • Rnd 6-23: Sc in each sc around (17 rounds)
  • Insert disc
  • Rnd 24: *Sc in next 3 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (32)
  • Rnd 25: *Sc in next 2 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (24)
  • Rnd 26: *Sc in next 1 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (16)
  • stuff
  • Rnd 27: sc2tog 8 times
  • Rnd 28-30: Sc in each sc around (3 rounds) (8)
  • Rnd 31: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (12)
  • Rnd 32: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (16)
  • Rnd 33-39: Sc in each sc around (7 rounds)
  • Stuff
  • RND 40: *Sc in next 2 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (12)
  • RND 41: *Sc in next sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (8)
  • RND 42: Sc2tog 2 times
  • weave hole shut

FEET (make 2)

  • With Grey ch 1
  • Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch
  • Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (16)
  • Disc: Draw a circle around your circle to make a pattern, then cut out a piece of cardboard or something stiff like plastic canvas
  • Rnd 3-7: sc in each sc around (5 rounds)
  • Rnd 8: *Sc in next sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (11)
  • Insert disc
  • Stuff
  • Rnd 9-11: sc in each sc around (3 rounds)
  • Stuff
  • Rnd 12: Sc2tog 5 times
  • Rnd 13: 6 sc
  • Add a little bit of stuffing and weave hole shut
  • FO with a long tail to sew to body

ARMS (make 2)

  • With Blue ch 1
  • Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch
  • Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
  • Rnd 3: sc2tog 6 times
  • Attach Grey
  • Rnd 4-7: sc in each sc around (4 rounds)
  • Attach blue
  • Rnd 8: sc in each sc around (1 round)
  • FO and hide all the ends inside arm
  • no need to stuff
  • Take the end of the arm and squeeze flat, 4 sc across the end going through both sides closing the arm.
  • Ch 1, 2 sc, ch 1, turn, sc2tog
  • Weave loose ends into arm
  • Attach to body

Square on stomach

  • With Blue
  • Row 1: ch 4, sc in second ch from hook, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn
  • Row 2&3: sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn
  • FO
  • Sew to body

Eyes (make 2)

  • With Blue ch 1
  • Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch
  • Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (16)
  • Disc: Draw a circle around your circle to make a pattern, then cut out a piece of cardboard or something stiff like plastic canvas
  • Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (24)
  • Attach grey
  • Rnd 4 & 5: sc in each sc around (2 rounds)
  • Rnd 6: *Sc in next sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (16)
  • Insert disc
  • Rnd 7 & 8: sc in each sc around (2 rounds)
  • Stuff

Antenna

  • With Blue ch 1
  • Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch
  • Rnd 2: sc in each sc around (6)
  • Rnd 3: Sc2tog, 4 sc (5)
  • Attach grey
  • Rnd 4-9: sc in each sc around (6 rounds)
  • FO with a long tail to sew to body.

Finishing touches:

  • Take Blue and sc around the blue in the eyes all around forming a ridge. (See Picture)
  • Also take Grey and sc all around the top of his head.
  • Do the same to the feet if you want to. I was in a hurry when I made him so I forgot to do that to the feet.

Source: April Draven: FREE crochet GIR pattern

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