Crochet Pattern: Maneki Neko

A small crocheted Maneki Neko (Lucky cat), resting on top of a small red wooden block, next to a crank-style pencil sharpener. The cat has one arm in a raised position, and is wearing a red collar with a tiny bell.

Hey, everyone, Happy Lunar New Year!! This crochet doodle came to me all at once, so here’s a pattern that you can try out.

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From the Old Toybox: Tangela Amigurumi

A crocheted version of the pokemon Tangela. This is the front view.
A crocheted version of the pokemon Tangela. This is the side view.

Every month I’d like to feature some of my favourite old plush toys that I’ve made over the years. This month, I am featuring my own version of the Tangela amigurumi!

I made this guy back in my university years, when storing different colours of yarn was easier than storing fabric; my favourite parts to make were the tangles, and then having to figure out where to place them on the head.

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