Tapeworm! by Ann D'Angelo

Tapeworm!

Crochet
February 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
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This pattern is available for free.

This is an easy and fairly forgiving pattern for an amigurumi tapeworm. You can customize the length to suit your sense of humor / horror. The two tapeworms in the pictures are more than 2 feet long and more than 4 feet long.

I made the 4-foot-plus tapeworm in an afternoon using about half a skein of Lion “Amazing” self-striping yarn, which has the added bonus of being fuzzy (which sort of hides the holes inherent in the DC stitch). Good news: Apart from the head, the tapeworm is not stuffed, so you don’t have to worry about white polyfill peeking through.

Believe it or not, I made this pattern because a friend commissioned a tapeworm from me. Now that I’ve made it, I actually really love it. Because it’s not stuffed, you can bend it, wrap it, roll it, toss it, and shape it however you like!