Free crochet Momo pattern | Avatar: the Last Airbender

Momo is a winged lemur, an iconic character in the animated series Avatar: the Last Airbender. Momo’s close companion is Appa the sky bison. I put together this crochet Momo pattern as part of a Momo and Appa set which was a custom order for a friend.  You can get the free crochet Appa pattern here. For those of you who are Momo and Appa fans, enjoy!

Crochet momo pattern

Appa and Momo crochet



CROCHET MOMO PATTERN

Requirements
  • Double knit / light worsted yarn in white (body, ears)
  • Double knit / light worsted yarn in brown (tail, back stripe, face, arrow)
  • Double knit / light worsted yarn in tan (ear stripes – only a small length is needed)
  • Any yarn / embroidery floss in dark grey (nose)
  • 3.75 mm hook
  • 3.5 mm hook (for ear inners)
  • Safety eyes (size 7 mm)
  • Stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Pins

Finished size: ~ 10 cm tall (excluding tail)

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Parts of this pattern are worked in continuous rounds. Do not slip stitch to close a round unless otherwise instructed. For more tips on crocheting amigurumi and soft toys, look here

Head (brown and white)

Start with brown:

R1. Mr 5 sc (5)
R2. 2 sc in ea (10)
R3.  [sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next] repeat. sc into last 2 sts of round (12)
R4. [sc in next st, 2 sc in next st] repeat around (18)
R5. change to white. sc around (18)
R6. [sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next] repeat (20)
R7. sc around (20)
R8. [sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog] repeat (18)
Attach safety eyes, 4 sts apart, between row 2 and 3. In dark grey, stitch on a nose in the centre of Rnd 1, spanning 1 st). Stuff
R9. [sc in next st, sc2tog] repeat around (12)
Add any last stuffing
R10. [sc2tog in ea] repeat around (6)



Body (white and brown)

Start with white
Rnd 1. Mr 5 sc (5)
Rnd 2. 2 sc in ea around (10)
Rnd 3. [sc in next st, 2 sc in next] repeat around (15)
Rnd 4 – 11. sc around (15)
Change to brown
Rnd 12. sc around (15)
Rnd 13. [sc in next st, sc2tog in next st] repeat around (10)
Sl st and bind off, leaving a tail for joining. Stuff. Attach head to body using the brown tail, so that no white shows in the neck area.

Ears (x 2, outer – white)

Rnd 1. Mr 4 sc (4)
Rnd 2. 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts (5)
Rnd 3. sc around (5)
Rnd 4. 2 sc in ea st around (10)
Rnd 5 – 12. sc around (10)



Ears (x 2, inner – brown and tan) use a 3.5mm hook

Start in brown:
R1. ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc
R2. ch 1, turn, sc across
R3. change to tan, sc across
R4. ch 1, turn, sc across
R5. change to brown; ch 1, turn, sc across
R6. ch 1, turn, sc across
R7. change to tan, ch 1, turn, sc across
R8. ch 1, turn, sc across
R9. change to brown, ch1, sc2tog, sl st and fasten off.
Stitch the ear inner onto the ear outer. Stitch the ears to the body.

Head triangle (brown)

The details on Momo’s back are worked in 2 parts. First the triangle which is sewn onto the back of his head, and then the stripe which is sewn from the base of the triangle to his lower back.



R1. ch 2, sk1 and 2 sc into ch (2)
R2. ch 1, turn, sc into next st, 2 sc into last st (3)
R3. ch 1, turn, sc into next 2 sts, 2 sc into last st (4)
R4. ch 1, turn, sc into next 3 sts, 2 sc into last st (5)
R5. ch 1, turn, sc into next 4 sts, 2 sc into last st (6)
R6. sc across (6)
Bind off and attach to the back of Momo’s head.

Back stripe (brown)

R1. ch 8, sc into 2nd ch from hook, sc to end.
R2. ch 1, turn, sc to end
R3. ch 1, turn, sc to end
Bind off and attach to the base of the head triangle, on Momo’s back.

Tail (brown)

R1. Mr 4 sc
R2. sc around until the tail measures 8cm
Using white yarn, back stitch around 2 rounds (a round apart) to add white stripes to Momo’s tail. Attach to Momo at the base of the back stripe.

Arms (x 2, white)

Rnd 1. Mr 5 sc (5)
Rnd 2 – 8. sc around
Bind off and attach to body

Legs (x 2, white)

Rnd 1. Mr 5 sc (5)
Rnd 2 – 5. Sc around
Bind off and attach to body



Hope you have enjoyed this crochet Momo pattern!

 

Yours in craft,

Caitie x

 

 

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