The Nutcracker Bear by Ilaria Caliri (aka airali)

The Nutcracker Bear

November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
both US and UK
Flag of English English Italian Additional languages which are not in the download: German
This pattern is available for €4.90 EUR buy it now

This pattern is available in:

ENGLISH UK TERMS only in Simply Crochet, Issue 46:
As one of the senior leaders of Father Christmas’ sleigh team, it’s gearing up to be another busy 24th December for Dasher. He’s grabbing a moment of peace by the fire before the holiday mayhem”. Brighten up any holiday season with this adorable amigurumi nutcracker bear. Striking the perfect balance between sweet and stately, our toy soldier is a great make for the festive season. He makes a wonderful gift and will bring delight for years to come, so make him now- that’s an order!
GERMAN only in Simply Häkeln 1/2016

“ When a classic Christmas story meets an amigurumi Teddy Bear, here there is the cutest Nutcracker toy for children and grownups which enjoy every single moment of that magic festive season!”

8 pages PDF pattern with photo tutorial - Available in English (US terms) and Italian.

- DMC Natura Just cotton (50 g / 155 m):
Yarn A Beige (Canelle 37)
Yarn B Red (Passion 23)
Yarn C Blue (Star light 27)
Yarn D Black (Noir 11)
Yarn E Yellow (Tournesol 16)
Yarn F White (Ivory 02)

  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • safety eyes or black beads (about 6 mm diameter)
  • safety nose (1 cm wide)
  • skewer
  • pipecleaners
  • sewing pins
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch markers
  • toy stuffing
  • recycled plastic sheet

Skill level: advanced

Size: approx. 27 cm (10.5 in) tall hat included

Construction: Legs and body are worked as one piece starting from the feet. All the other pieces are sewn to the body. Hat and drum are not sewn on the bear.

I’d love to see your Nutcracker Bear, share a photo on Instagram using the tag #airalidesign @airali_gray

“Quando una fiaba tradizionale del Natale incontra il mondo degli amigurumi e un tenero Teddy Bear, nasce l’Orsetto Schiaccianoci per i piccoli
(e i grandi!) che si lasciano contagiare dalla magia del Natale!”

PDF composto da 8 pagine con spiegazioni e foto dei dettagli. Disponibile in Italiano e in Inglese.

- Cotone DMC Natura Just Cotton (50 g / 155 m):
Colore A Beige (Canelle 37)
Colore B Rosso (Passion 23)
Colore C Blu (Star light 27)
Colore D Nero (Noir 11)
Colore E Giallo (Tournesol 16)
Colore F Bianco (Ivory 02)

  • uncinetto da 2,5 mm
  • safety eyes o perle nere (da circa 6 mm)
  • naso in plastica (largo 1 cm)
  • spiedo in legno o bamboo
  • nettapipe (scovolini sintetici)
  • spillini da sarta
  • ago da lana (senza punta)
  • marcapunti
  • imbottitura sintetica
  • foglio di plastica di riciclo

Difficoltà: avanzata

Misura: circa 27 cm (cappello incluso)

Costruzione: Le gambe e il corpo si lavorano in unico pezzo partendo dai piedi. Tutti gli altri pezzi sono cuciti al corpo. Il cappello e il tamburo non sono cuciti all’orso.

Hai realizzato questo amigurumi o lo stai lavorando adesso? Condividi una foto su Instagram con il tag #airalidesign @airali_gray