Dango Mochi Amigurumi Pattern

Make an oishi treat for the child or pet in your life with this dango mochi amigurumi pattern! Add bells to create a cheery jingle or catnip for your furry friend.

What You’ll Need:

  • Size B - 2.0mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Light Pink Yarn (light weight)
  • Light Green Yarn (light weight)
  • White Yarn (light weight)
  • Brown Yarn (light weight)
  • Fiber Fill
  • Chopsticks (I think metal ones work great here, but any orphan or takeout hashi would work too!)
  • Bells (optional)

(Not Pictured: Brown Yarn)

Stitch Key:

  • st - Stitch
  • ch - Chain Stitch
  • slst - Slip Stitch
  • sc - Single Crochet
  • dc - Double Crochet
  • inc - Increase
  • dec -Decrease

Pink Mochi Ball

(Make in pink)

Row 1: Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

Row 2: Inc in all 6 [12]

Row 3: One sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [18]

Row 4: Two sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [24]

Row 5: Three sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [30]

Row 6: Four sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [36]

Rows 7-11: sc in each stitch [36]

Row 12: Four sc, dec one; repeat six times [30]

Row 13: Three sc, dec one; repeat six times [24]

Stuff ball with fiber fill and one bell

Row 14: Two sc, dec one; repeat six times [18]

 

 

Switch to white yarn

White Mochi Ball

Row 15: sc in each stitch [12]

Row 16: One sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [18]

Row 17: Two sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [24]

Row 18: Three sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [30]

Row 19: Four sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [36]

Rows 20 - 24: sc in each stitch [36]

Row 25: Four sc, dec one; repeat six times [30]

Row 26: Three sc, dec one; repeat six times [24]

Row 27: Two sc, dec one; repeat six times [18]

Stuff ball with fiber fill and one bell

Row 28: One sc, dec one; repeat six times [12]

 

Switch to green yarn

Green Mochi Ball

Row 29: sc in each stitch [12]

Row 30: One sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [18]

Row 31: Two sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [24]

Row 32: Three sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [30]

Row 33: Four sc, two sc in same stitch; repeat six times [36]

Rows 34-38: sc in each stitch [36]

Row 39: Four sc, dec one; repeat six times [30]

Row 40: Three sc, dec one; repeat six times [24]

Stuff ball with fiber fill and one bell

Row 41: Two sc, dec one; repeat six times [18]

Switch to brown yarn

 

Stick

Place chopstick through the three mochi balls and make sure it is centered and secured by the fiberfill. You will be crocheting around the chopstick for the remainder of this project.

Row 42: Sc in each st [12]

One sc, dec; repeat 4 times [8]

Row 43 - *67: sc in each stitch [8]

Row 68: dec 3 times to close and tuck in tail

* It took around 25 rows to cover the length of this chopstick; adjust this to accommodate the length of whatever chopstick you are using!

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