Vincent the Dragon by Hooked by Kati

Vincent the Dragon

September 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 8 rows = 2 inches
in sc
4.0 mm (G)
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
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This is a PATTERN for crochet only, designed to help you make your very own Vincent the Dragon!

All patterns are written in English, in US terms, using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.

Vincent’s pattern was upgraded to 2.0 August 2022. It now contains 20 pages of step-by-step photo tutorials, options for the tail to hang over a shelf/shoulder or sit on a flat surface, and more shaping in the tail than the original version.

Vincent the Dragon Premium Pattern 2.0 is designed to be easy to read. Whether you are a confident beginner or an expert plushy artist, this pattern comes equipped with everything you need to succeed. When you are finished with your project you will have learned new and useful skills for your art form and created a beautiful piece to cherish.

Updated Premium Patterns now include checkboxes to keep you on track and organized, color coding when needed, and 20 MORE PAGES of helpful tutorial photos right where you need them (and none where you don’t).

Confident you can do it without helpful photos or checkboxes? This pattern is also available for free in a text-only format (not downloadable) at

You Need to Know: chains (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), back loops only (BLO), Right side (RS), Wrong side (WS), increases and decreases, mattress stitch sewing. Be eager to learn and ready to have fun!

You Will Practice Intermediate Techniques:
How to shape amigurumi curves using short rounds
How to use pins to perfectly place and attach amigurumi parts
How to crochet on the surface of a 3D object
How to branch parts with several branches (claws)
How to use wire to support shaping in amigurumi wings

Red Heart With Love yarn, 100% acrylic, worsted weight, 370 yds/7 oz/198 g, Evergreen (EVER), 1 ball; Lettuce (LETT), < 1 ball; Aran (ARAN), < 1 ball.
G (4.00 mm) hook
Two 24mm colored slit-pupil safety eyes
22” long piece of 14-gauge or 16-gauge coated/insulated solid copper wire, each end folded in half and crimped to avoid a sharp tip. (You can find it at a hardware store in the electrical wire section or in your local craft store in the floral section.)
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers
Straight pins

20” long x 12” tall; tail hangs 9” below shelf

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You may sell products made by this pattern, but please link back to or credit Hooked By Kati on the craft fair tag. Do not copy this pattern for distribution or sale; that’s not nice and slightly illegal.

All my patterns come with unlimited help from me. If you run into a snag, drop me a line! I respond quickly and will help any way I can to clarify any confusion or challenging stitches.

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