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Calvin and Hobbes – Free Crochet Pattern

So, one of the crochet pattern requests I’ve received the most, by far, is for my Calvin doll from the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip. Through the years, I’ve made various versions of Calvin.

However, one of the reasons it took me so long to release this Calvin and Hobbes crochet pattern is that I was never completely satisfied with the way he looked in the previous versions I’ve made.

Crochet Calvin and Hobbes

As Calvin and Hobbes is my favorite comic strip of all time, I really wanted to create his classic look with the open mouth and the famous grin.

So FINALLY, I buckled down and crafted what I now consider to be my favorite version with this new and improved Open Mouth Calvin and Hobbes crochet pattern.

Calvin and Hobbes - Free Crochet Pattern

If you’re curious about my previous version, here’s how he looked like. He’s still cute, but I just slapped on a black felt patch for his mouth and called it a day. 😂
Previous version of a Calvin Crochet Doll

And then ta-dah, here is the transformation to the upgraded Open Mouth Calvin version. Which one do you prefer?
Open Mouth Crochet Calvin version hugging his best friend Hobbes

So here is Calvin in all the spirit of fun, mischief, and adventure! Of course everywhere he goes, his best friend Hobbes goes as well. They truly are inseparable.
Crochet Calvin and Hobbes with Red Wagon

Calvin and Hobbes in amigurumi form hugging

Close up of Calvin and Hobbes amigurumi

They are the very best of friends and they love going on adventures with their red wagon! Here they are going down a hill, wheee!
crochet Calvin and Hobbes in their red wagon

Calvin and Hobbes on a Wagon Ride

Calvin and Hobbes Going Downhill

I’m also super happy to add this Calvin crochet pattern to my Open Mouth Amigurumi series. It’s a great addition because his head is a bigger size than my previous Open Mouth amigurumis, so if you were looking for a larger open mouth base, this would work quite well too.

Calvin’s other notable features include his striped red and black t-shirt, black shorts, red high top sneakers, and spiky hair.
Calvin Amigurumi Crochet Doll

I know it’s been a long time coming, but I hope you’ll enjoy making this crochet Calvin doll. (And also if you haven’t already, don’t forget to crochet Hobbbes too!) Calvin hangs around right now in my living room, together with Hobbes, inside his red wagon and it always makes me smile to see him. And he grins right back at me! 😉

Crochet Calvin with Hobbes in backgrounnd

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Calvin and Hobbes Crochet Video Tutorial

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Calvin and Hobbes - Free Crochet Pattern

Calvin and Hobbes Crochet Pattern

LEVEL: Intermediate

CROCHET HOOK: 5.0mm size

YARN:
Red Heart Super Saver yarn (worsted weight, acrylic yarn)
– Cherry Red
– Black
– White

Craft Smart Value Yarn (worsted weight, acrylic yarn)
– Off White
– Butter

NOTIONS:
Polyfill

Black Felt

Pink Felt

Fabri-tac Glue

Scissors

Stitch Marker

Yarn Needle

ABBREVIATIONS:
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sc2tog – single crochet 2 together (sc dec)
st – stitch

APPROXIMATE SIZE:
Approximately 12 in tall (or 30 cm tall)

Calvin and Hobbes riding a red wagon
If you want to get the red wagon for Calvin and Hobbes, I bought mine here. It was the perfect size for them!

MOUTH
With black color yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around – 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around – 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around – 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around – 36 sc.
Fold Mouth in Half. Sew the straight line of the fold closed by using sc – 12 st across. Fasten off.

Creating the Mouth for Calvin Doll

HEAD
NOTE: Create Mouth first before the Head.
With aran color yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around – 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around – 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around – 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around – 36 sc.

Round 7: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around – 42 sc.

Round 8-13: Sc in each st around – 42 sc.
Sc in next 7 st only. Move stitch marker to last st made. This will now mark the end of the round.

Round 14: Attach mouth (top portion) to head by sc in next 18 st (sc stitches through both head and mouth parts), sc in next 24 st on head – 42 st. [See Photo Tutorial below or the video tutorial]

Round 15: Attach mouth (bottom portion) to head by sc in next 18 st, sc in next 24 st on head – 42 st. [See Photo Tutorial]

Round 16: In Back Loop only [(Sc2tog, sc in next 5 st) 2 times, sc2tog, sc in next 2 st], In Both Loops [Sc in next 3 st, (sc2tog, sc in next 5 st) 3 times] – 36 sc.
NOTE: Another way to think about this round is that we are doing the pattern of [sc2tog, sc in next 5 st] 6 times around the head, but we are going through the back loop only during the mouth section, and then going through both loops for the rest of head.

Photo Tutorial to create Calvin Amigurumi with an Open Mouth Head

Round 17: [Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around – 30 sc.

Round 18: [Sc2tog, sc in next 3 st] around – 24 sc.
Begin stuffing with polyfil and stuff as you go.

Round 19: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around – 18 sc.

Round 20: [Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around – 15 sc.

Round 21: Sc in each st around – 15 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

HAIR BASE
With yellow yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around – 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around – 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around – 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around – 36 sc.

Round 7: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 st] around – 42 sc.

We will now begin to work in rows

Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 24 st only – 24 sc.

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across – 24 sc.

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 20 st, sc2tog – 22 sc.

Row 11-15: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across – 22 sc.

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 18 st, sc2tog – 20 sc.

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across – 20 sc.

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 18 st – 19 sc.

Row 19: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 17 st – 18 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a super long tail.

HAIR SPIKE #1 (make 2)
With yellow yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 6, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another).
Sew down into place so that it turns into a piece with 3 Spiky Points.

Crochet Hair Spike Tutorial

HAIR SPIKE #2 (make 2)
With yellow yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 5, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another). It will look like 3 points now. Sew down into place and leave a long tail.

HAIR SPIKE #3 (make 2)
With yellow yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 4, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another). It will look like 3 points now. Sew down into place and leave a long tail.

Crochet Spiky Hair Points

Front and Back of Calvin Doll

BODY
Note: It begins with pants on the bottom.
Round 1: With black color yarn, 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around – 18 sc.

Round 4: In Back Loop only, sc in each st around – 18 sc.

Round 5-7: Sc in each st around – 18 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. You have created Part A.

Repeat Round 1-7 again to create Part B, but DO NOT FASTEN OFF.
Place Part A and Part B side by side and join with sc across 6 sts.
Now you should have 24 sts around the circumference of the pants. See photos below.

Pants Crochet Photo Tutorial

Round 8-9: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

After Round 9, sc in next 5 st and move stitch marker to last st made. This will now mark the end of the round.

Round 10: With red yarn, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Round 11a: In Front Loop only, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Round 11b: In Back Loop only, sc in each st around – 24 sc. (NOTE: Go through the remaining back loops from Round 10, and NOT through the loops from the previous Round 11a).

*Round 12: With black yarn, sl st around – 24 sl st.

Round 13: With red yarn, sc around – 24 sc. (NOTE: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round)

*Round 14: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rounds 15-17 : Repeat Round 12 through Round 14 one more time.

Round 18: With black yarn, sl st around – 24 sl st.
Note: Start stuffing the body, and stuff as you go.

Round 19: With red yarn, sc around – 24 sc. (Note: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round)
At this point, you should now have 3 black stripes in total.

Round 20: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around – 18 sc.

Round 21: With black yarn, sl st around – 18 sl st.

Round 22: With red yarn, [Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around – 15 sc. (Note: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round)

Round 23: Sc in each st around – 15 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Calvin Striped Shirt Tutorial

ARM (make 2)
With aran color yarn
Round 1: 4 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 8 sc.

Round 3: Sc in each st around.

Round 4: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around – 6 sc.

Round 5: Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st – 5 sc.

Round 6-13: Sc in each st around – 5 sc.

Round 14: With red yarn, sc around – 5 sc.
Sl st in next st, ch 1, turn.

Round 15: In Back Loop only, 2 sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Round 16: With black yarn, sl st around – 10 sl st.

Round 17: With red yarn, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around – 12 sc. (Note: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round)

Round 18: Sc in each st around – 12 sc.
Sl st to join to next st. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
No need to stuff the arm.

FINGER (make 8)
With aran color yarn
Round 1: 4 sc into magic ring. Sl st to join to first sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. No need to stuff.

NOSE
With aran color yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2-3: Sc in each st around – 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. No need to stuff.

EAR (make 2)
With aran color yarn
Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around – 8 sc.

Round 3: Sc in each st around – 8 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. No need to stuff.

SHOES (make 2)
Round 1: With white yarn, 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Round 3: 2 hdc in next 2 st, sc in next 10 st – 14 st.

Round 4: Hdc in next 4 st, sc in next 10 st – 14 st.

Round 5: With red yarn, sc2tog 2 times, sc in next 10 st – 12 sc.

Round 6: Sc2tog 2 times, sc in next 8 st – 10 sc.

Round 7: Sc in each st around – 10 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use white yarn to embroider 2 straight lines on top of the red shoe to create the shoelace.
Stuff with polyfil.

Crocheting Calvin Sneakers

CALVIN AMIGURUMI ASSEMBLY

1. Sew the Nose and Ears onto the Head. (For the whole assembly process, you can also watch this video here)

Nose Placement – Sew after 4 Rounds down from the Head Ridge

Ear Placement – Sew right where the ends of the mouth are. The top of the ear should line up at around the same round where the nose was sewn at, whereas the bottom of the ear should line up with where the ends of the mouth meet.

Assembling Calvin's Head

2. Cut 2 small oval shapes from black felt for the eyes. The height of the eyes should be about the height of 2 Rounds. Placement: Glue with Fabri-tac right above the nose and at the ends of each side of the nose.

3. Cut a tongue shape from pink felt. Glue into the middle of the mouth with Fabri-tac.

4. Sew Hair Base onto Head. You will sew around the hair border except when it comes to the top of the hair (the round section at the top). For that section, you will sew down on the line after the first Round of the hair. This way a bit of the yellow hair will hang over and create a more natural look. (See the third photo below to see where you sew down for the section at the top of the hair.)

Calvin Hair Assembly Photo Tutorial

5. Sew Hair Spikes into place on top of the Head. Hair Spikes #1 will be in front, Hair Spikes #2 will be in the middle, and Hair Spikes #3 will be at the very end. I like to stagger each Hair Spike. See photo below for reference.

Assembling the Hair Spikes for Calvin Hair

6. Sew Head onto Body.

7. Sew Shoes to Pants.

8. Sew Arms to top of the Shirt.

9. Sew 4 Fingers onto each Hand.

Calvin Fingers on Hand

10. Cut and hide all ends.

11. If you haven’t already, be sure to crochet a Hobbes amigurumi so that Calvin will have his best friend to play with!

12. Don’t forget to tag me with your projects on Instagram @ami_amour, I’d love to see!

Calvin and Hobbes - Free Crochet Pattern

Calvin and Hobbes Crochet Pattern

Here's mischievous Calvin ready to go exploring with his best pal Hobbes! This version of Calvin features an adorable open mouth look with an infectious grin, his classic red and black striped tee, black shorts, high top sneakers, and his spiky hair. The finished Calvin doll is about 12 in (30 cm) tall.

Materials

Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (worsted weight, acrylic yarn)

  • Red
  • Black
  • White

Craft Smart Value Yarn (worsted weight, acrylic yarn)

  • Off White
  • Butter

Tools

  • Crochet Hook - 5.0mm size
  • Polyfill
  • Black Felt
  • Pink Felt
  • Fabri-tac Glue
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle

Instructions

MOUTH

WIth black color yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around - 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around - 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around - 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around - 36 sc.

Fold Mouth in Half. Sew the straight line of the fold closed by using sc - 12 st across. Fasten off.

HEAD

NOTE: Create Mouth first before Head.

With aran color yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around - 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around - 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around - 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around - 36 sc.

Round 7: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 st] around- 42 sc.

Round 8-13: Sc in each st around - 42 sc.

Sc in next 7 st only. Move stitch marker to last st made. This will now mark the end of the round.

Round 14: Attach mouth (top portion) to head by sc in next 18 st (sc stitches through both head and mouth parts to join), sc in next 24 st on head - 42 st.

Round 15: Attach mouth (bottom portion) to head by sc in next 18 st, sc in next 24 st on head - 42 st.

Round 16: In Back Loop only [(Sc2tog, sc in next 5 st) 2 times, sc2tog, sc in next 2 st], In Both Loops [Sc in next 3 st, (sc2tog, sc in next 5 st) 3 times] - 36 sc.

NOTE: Another way to think of this round is that we are doing the pattern of [sc2tog, sc in next st] 6 times around the head, but we are going through the back loop only during the mouth section, and then going through both loops for the rest of the head.

Round 17: [Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around - 30 sc.

Round 18: [Sc2tog, sc in next 3 st] around - 24 sc.

Begin stuffing with polyfil and stuff as you go.

Round 19: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around - 18 sc.

Round 20: [Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around - 15 sc.

Round 21: Sc in each st around - 15 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

HAIR BASE

With yellow yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around - 18 sc.

Round 4: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around - 24 sc.

Round 5: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 st] around - 30 sc.

Round 6: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around - 36 sc.

Round 7: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 st] around - 42 sc.

We will now begin to work in rows.

Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 24 st only- 24 sc.

Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across - 24 sc.

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 20 st, sc2tog - 22 sc.

Row 11-15: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across - 22 sc.

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 18 st, sc2tog - 20 sc.

Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across - 20 sc.

Row 18: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 18 st - 19 sc.

Row 19: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 17 st - 18 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a super long tail.

HAIR SPIKE #1 (make 2)

With yellow yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 6, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. (You should now have 6 points)

Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another). It will look like 3 points now. Sew down into place and leave a long tail.

HAIR SPIKE #2 (make 2)

With yellow yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 5, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another) and sew down into place.

HAIR SPIKE #3 (make 2)

With yellow yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring. Sl st into first sc to join.

Round 2: [Ch 4, sl st in previous ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in next sc] 6 times.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Fold in half (make sure the points lay on top of one another) and sew down into place.

BODY

Note: It begins with the pants on the bottom.

Round 1: With black color yarn, 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sc.

Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] around - 18 sc.

Round 4: In Back Loop only, sc in each st around - 18 sc.

Round 5-7: Sc in each st around - 18 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. You have created Part A.

Repeat Round 1-7 again to create Part B, but DO NOT FASTEN OFF. Place Part A and Part B side by side and join with sc across 6 sts. You should now have 24 sts around the circumference of the pants.

Round 8-9: Sc in each st around - 24 sc.

After Round 9, sc in next 5 st and move stitch marker to last st made. This will now mark the end of the round.

Round 10: With red yarn, sc in each st around - 24 sc.

Round 11a: In Front Loop only, sc in each st around - 24 sc.

Round 11b: In Back Loop only, sc in each st around - 24 sc. (NOTE: Go through the remaining back loops from Round 10, and NOT through the loops from the previous Round 11a).

*Round 12: With black yarn, sl st around - 24 sl st.

Round 13: With red yarn, sc around - 24 sc. (NOTE: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round)

*Round 14: Sc in each st around - 24 sc.

Round 15-17: Repeat Round 12 through Round 14 one more time.

Round 18: With black yarn, sl st around - 24 sl st.

Note: Start stuffing the body, and stuff as you go.

Round 19: With red yarn, sc around - 24 sc. (Note: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round.) At this point, you should now have 3 black stripes in total.

Round 20: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around - 18 sc.

Round 21: With black yarn, sl st around - 18 sl st.

Round 22: With red yarn, [sc2tog, sc in next 4 st] around - 15 sc. (NOTE: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round.)

Round 23: Sc in each st around - 15 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

ARM (make 2)

With aran color yarn

Round 1: 4 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 8 sc.

Round 3: Sc in each st around.

Round 4: [Sc2tog, sc in next 2 st] around - 6 sc.

Round 5: Sc2tog, sc in next 4 st - 5 sc.

Round 6-13: Sc in each st around - 5 sc.

Round 14: With red yarn, sc around - 5 sc.

Sl st in next st, ch 1, turn.

Round 15: In Back Loop only, 2 sc in each st around - 10 sc.

Round 16: With black yarn, sl st around - 10 sl st.

Round 17: With red yarn, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 st] around - 12 sc. (NOTE: Go through both loops of the red color round instead and NOT through the black sl st round.)

Round 18: Sc in each st around - 12 sc. Sl st to join to next st.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. No need to stuff the arm.

FINGER (make 8)

With aran color yarn

Round 1: 4 sc into magic ring. Sl st to join to first sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

No need to stuff.

NOSE

With aran color yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2-3: Sc in each st around - 6 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

No need to stuff.

EAR (make 2)

With aran color yarn

Round 1: 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 st] around - 8 sc.

Round 3: Sc in each st around - 8 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

No need to stuff.

SHOES (make 2)

Round 1: With white yarn, 6 sc into magic ring.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sc.

Round 3: 2 hdc in next 2 st, sc in next 10 st - 14 st.

Round 4: Hdc in next 4 st, sc in next 10 st - 14 st.

Round 5: With red yarn, sc2tog 2 times, sc in next 10 st - 12 sc.

Round 6: Sc2tog 2 times, sc in next 8 st - 10 sc.

Round 7: Sc in each st around - 10 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Use white yarn to embroider 2 straight lines on top of the red shoe to create the look of shoelace.

Stuff with polyfil.

CALVIN AMIGURUMI ASSEMBLY

1. Sew the Nose and Ears to the Head.

Nose Placement - Sew after 4 rounds down from the top of the Head Ridge.

Ear Placement - Sew right where the ends of the mouth are. The top of the ear should line up at around the same round where the nose was sewn at, whereas the bottom of the ear should line up with where the ends of the mouth meet.

2. Cut 2 small oval shapes from black felt for the eyes. The height of the eyes should be about the height of 2 Rounds. Placement: Glue with Fabri-tac right above the nose and at the ends of each side of the nose.

3. Cut a tongue shape from pink felt. Glue into the middle of the mouth with Fabri-tac.

4. Sew Hair Base onto Head. You will sew around the hair border except when it comes to the top of the hair (the round section at the top). For that section, you will sew down you want a bit of the yellow hair to hang over the ridge of the head, so you will want to sew down not right at the border, but one round in. This will create a more natural look for the hairline.

5. Sew Hair Spikes into place on top of the Head. Hair Spikes #1 will be in front, Hair Spikes #2 will be in the middle, and Hair Spikes #3 will be at the very end. I like to stagger each Hair Spike.

6. Sew Head onto Body.

7. Sew Shoes to Pants.

8. Sew Arms to top of the Shirt.

9. Sew 4 Fingers onto each Hand.

10. Cut and hide all ends.

11. If you haven't already, be sure to crochet Hobbes amigurumi so that Calvin will have his best friend to play with!

12. Don't forget to tag me with your projects on Instagram @ami_amour, I'd love to see!

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2 Comments

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    Susan Coughlin
    May 28, 2023 at 11:43 am

    Your creation of Calvin and Hobbs is brilliant. I have used patterns of yours in the past and they have always been easy to follow and the finished poducts very well received. Thank you

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    Kelly
    July 2, 2023 at 3:23 pm

    I love Calvin and Hobbes and this is amazing. Thank you so much for your detailed instructions and pattern. I loved the first Calvin but this open mouthed one is even more adorable. I think you captured the whimsy and expression of this comic!

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