Make Your Own Sackboy

PATTERN:

KEY: sc = single crochet

1. Create a magic circle

2. Then create 6 sc in the ring. Then make a slip stitch with the very first stitch you created.

3. 2sc in each sc.

4. 1sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

5. 2sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

6. 3sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

7. 4sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

8. 5sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

9. 6sc, 2sc in sc (repeat until marker)

10. 1sc only in back loops (Do this for two rows)

11. 1sc in each sc (Do this for 10 rows)

12. 1sc in the next 2sc; Crochet two sc together (repeat for 5+ rows or until the hole is small enough; it cant be too small or the head will bobble too much.)

13. 2sc in each sc. (For one row)

14. 1sc in each sc; when you reach the marker, chain 1 and turn your work around. (Do this for 13 rows)

15. Sew the zipper on.

16. Continue crocheting where you left off from step 14. Chain two and then slip stitch on to the next stitch to bridge the gap.

17. For this row, crochet only in the back loops. Crochet two sc together.

18. Then for the rows after that, crochet two sc together until the hole is closed. If there is still a gap left, sew it closed.

19. Pick up 6 stitches where the arm should be. Make sure that you are crocheting from the outside and not from the inside (this would be more difficult to do)

20. 2sc in each sc all the way around. You should be left with 12 stitches in the end.

21. Determine where the top part of the arm hole is from the bottom. Crochet in the back loops for the top 6 stitches. Crochet in the front loops for the bottom 6 stitches. (Repeat for two rows)

22. 1sc in each sc. (For 3 rows)

23. 1sc then 2sc in each sc.

24. 1sc in each sc

25. Then make the fingers. Subdivide the opening to create four fingers (small cylindrical pillars). Pick up a few stitches for the thumb.

26. Pick up 7 stitches in the places you want the feet to be.

27. 2sc in each sc.

28. 1sc in each sc for 8 rows

29. For this row, crochet in back loops only. Crochet two stitches together. Do this for both legs.

30. Then crochet 2 sc together to decrease the size of the hole so you can close it up.

31. Put in the eyes.

32. Hide all the strings. You can do this by inserting them all into the body of the sackboy.

108 Comments Add yours

  1. NVkatherine says:

    i don’t know why but my sackboy just can’t stand straight :<

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    1. Squeak says:

      sounds like it has to do with where you are placing the legs ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. NVkatherine says:

    can you please make Gaara (from Naruto) tutorial videos? it would be great and am very grateful all of your projects… thanks to you, now i can crochet and of course make some dolls for myself :”>

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    1. VANILLACITRUS says:

      Soooo agree!!!

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  3. Abby says:

    thank you so much for this pattern.
    your instructions are so very clear and you’ve really inspired me to design my own dolls.
    keep up the good work ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Sariah64 says:

    The head I made has turned out really flat on top, and then REALLY wide, and short. I followed the pattern to a T, so what could have happened? If I keep closing the head up its gonna be really short, (about half the length yours appears) but if I add more rows for length the head is gonna be disproportionate to the rest of the body. What should I do?

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    1. Squeak says:

      Flatness: possibly havent stuffed him enough? it is a flat pattern untill you start doing isc all the way around, the stuffing makes it rounder ๐Ÿ™‚
      depending on the yarn and hook size you are using it will come out differently than shown, i use 8ply with a 4.0mm hook, GJB uses a 3.75mm hook ๐Ÿ™‚ it will look short and wide untill you stuff it, stuffing makes everything better haha. if you still think he looks too short and wide, add a row or two, dont worry about trying to even out the pattern if it doesnt look too different. if you want you can just add however many rows you added to the head to the torso and arms and legs (i tend to make my legs a bit longer anyway)
      hope that helps!

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      1. bobby says:

        Mine turned out really round on top and really small what could I have done wrong please tell me so I can fix it

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      2. Courtney says:

        I love this pattern! I think he looks so realistic. I am just starting the head, but I was wondering .. how can I create an open mouth? I’d like to attempt to, but I’m nervous I’ll mess it all up. Any advice ?
        Thank you

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      3. I did attempt an open mouth before but it wasn’t very good. I would suggest to add some sort of cardboard to give it better shape.

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  5. Ellisen says:

    Thanks for sharing all of your little characters with us. Know my grandsons will love some of them.

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  6. Chilli says:

    The first Part isn’t aviable in Germany, because of the Music ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

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  7. Ashely says:

    I love sackboy I make some to and I even make a couple of girls one time I made one well tried to make one that looks like me it turned out pretty good I like it I have lots of them in my room I made one on chrismas eve and gave it to my parents for a gift they loved it I like yours to I have the game!!!!!!!!:)

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  8. Irene says:

    I love sackboys and girls I have all the games and more I knitted some to:)I gave my mom and dad plus my brother one I made one of myself it was aswsome in fact I just painted a sackboy I liked it so did my family I have all kinds of littlebigplanet stuff in my room it’s like a pod from the game I have theses games littlebigplanet karting,littlebigplanet,littlebigplanet 2 and more…..
    ” I love littlebigplanet :):):):):):):)!!!!!!!!!!”

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    1. Maria says:

      Can you do a toutorial on a girl type

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    2. Maria says:

      I love the sack boy but can you do a tutorial on Kratos sack boy

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  9. Lalita says:

    I do it.Thank you itโ€™s awsome. I translated it to a friend (who does not broadcast on the internet, so it remain something personnal). I was wondering if I could put the translation on raverly.

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    1. Sure, just link back to this website ๐Ÿ™‚

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  10. Leah says:

    Can u make a tutorial on a girl?

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  11. bobby says:

    I need help I’m just starting and it keeps ending up weird can you help me

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    1. What do you need help with?

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      1. bobby says:

        It keeps trying to curl up and it looks nothing like the one in your video

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      2. michelle says:

        First the way you make the body, you don’t show how to make it with the body split for the zipper. Second you don’t show how to pick up six stiches, for the arms. I can’t find the part on how to make the fingers. Help!!

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  12. bobby says:

    The edges are curling

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    1. bobby says:

      Never mind I got it but is it supposed to be curving upward

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  13. bobby says:

    On the eyes can you put them on before you stuff the head and start the body

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    1. You can if you use safety eyes instead of buttons.

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      1. Melodie says:

        what size mm eyes do you use?

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  14. bobby says:

    What would I have to do in order to make the body just a bit bigger

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    1. You can do (1sc in the next 2sc; Crochet two sc together) until you have 12 or 13 stitches left. Then you can make the rest of he body from there. I usually leave 11 stitches for the body. So to make the body wider you can have around 12 or 13.

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  15. bobby says:

    Width wise

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  16. bobby says:

    Can you make a video on how to do other characters from full metal alchemist especially alphonse

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    1. I can try when I get my camera ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. bobby says:

        How did you do Edwards clothes from the neck to the jacket

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  17. bobby says:

    The Edward elric sackboy

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  18. bobby says:

    Mine is turning out really small and round on top of the head is it supposed to be like this

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  19. bobby says:

    What video did you show how to change colors

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    1. bobby says:

      when crocheting sackboy

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      1. bobby says:

        How do I change colors around the neck

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  20. bobby says:

    How did you do Edward elric red jacket

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  21. bobby says:

    On step 21 is that 1sc or 2sc

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  22. bobby says:

    If it doesn’t say how many rows does that make it one row

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  23. bobby says:

    Thank you and I don’t think mine turned out right its really small and the head is really round on top

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  24. bobby says:

    How did you do the emblem on the back of Edward elrics jacket

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  25. bobby says:

    On step 21 can it be in the back loops all the way around if you turn it while you work

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    1. bobby says:

      Also on step 21 is it 1sc or 2sc

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  26. bobby says:

    On step 21 is it 1 sc or 2sc

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  27. bobby says:

    Is the pattern like this 1sc, 2sc, 1sc, etc

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    1. Yes, when it says to repeat it that is what I meant.

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  28. bobby says:

    I am trying another pattern and I’m stuck. I was wondering if you could help me, please. The pattern says to work 4sc into a magic circle, can you please tell me how I am supposed to do this?

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      1. bobby says:

        Thank you. Now how would you do ears for the sackboy

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      2. Bobby Martin says:

        on the sackboy design how would you make a mouth that opens and closes

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      3. I want to wait until I get a decent camera before I show how to do that. I want to make a proper video tutorial on it ๐Ÿ™‚

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      4. Bobby Martin says:

        okay i can wait

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      5. Thanks for being patient ๐Ÿ™‚

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  29. bobby says:

    I know how to do the hair but when I finish it, it comes out to full and I can’t do any thing with it. May you please help me with this problem

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    1. bobby says:

      Can you tell me how you do it exactly please

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      1. bobby says:

        How did you do Edward elrics hair exactly. If you can tell me I would be very grateful because when I try to do the hair I have problems and I watched the videos but I am still having issues.

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  30. bobby says:

    Can you make a video on how to do the whole head with hair

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  31. BambooNoodles says:

    Hello! I was able to follow your pattern really well so far (just need to finish the legs) but I do have one question how big is your sackboy because looking at your video your sackboy seems a lot bigger than mine and I used a 3.75 mm hook and worsted weight yarn like your pattern says ๐Ÿ˜ฎ How tall is your sack boy and how wide is his head? My head seems really tiny. Please let me know and thank you for your pattern ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. It’s about 8 inches tall ^_^

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  32. bobby says:

    Can you try to make a video on how to do the whole head of the Sackboy with hair

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  33. BambooNoodles says:

    Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

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  34. Solvej says:

    Hi there!
    This is a very great pattern and the puppet turns out so cute! I’m sure to make the Ezio Sackboy next. ๐Ÿ™‚
    However, I do have one small edit to your pattern:
    14. 1sc in each sc; when you reach the marker, *2 sc in the last sc*, chain 1 and turn your work around. (Do this for 13 rows)

    If you use this adaptation, you’ll get a nice straight edge for your zipper to sit next to, in stead of the staircase pattern you’ll get if you just chain 1. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks a bunch!

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    1. Thanks for the tip ๐Ÿ™‚

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  35. John says:

    hello I ‘m a fan of your work and Sackboy and breathtaking and it possible to buy ?

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    1. I’m not selling any dolls right now but I might be in the future.

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  36. Elizabeth Brewer says:

    Hi love, I ordered a pattern for Thor this morning and paid with paypal. I have not found the pattern anywhere. My email shows that the payment was made but it doesn’t show where to find the pattern. can you please help me with this.

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    1. Please message me your email address and I will send the lower resolution one to you. I’m sorry for the delay.

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  37. Von says:

    Please make a video tutorial on a sackboy but this time he has an open mouth thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  38. hazel says:

    Can you do Natsu from fairy tail?
    P.S I love your other videos of the sackboys

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  39. Mysha says:

    Hello! I absolutely love this patter and appreciate the time you took to share your awesome sackboy pattern. My son loves it, but he said I did the mouth wrong (because I didn’t put one LOL). Have you had any success on putting together a tutorial for adding an open mouth? Or even a written one? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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  40. ChryssiLaughlin says:

    Hi there I was wondering I am transcribing the pattern, not in steps but rather in general notation and rows with a stitch count at the end if I do that I can email you the finished one, I am doing this so I can save the Ezio pattern to my kindle so can make one when I no longer have internet…my email is creepy.cute.chryssi@gmail.com let me know if you would possibly want my version of this

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  41. Evgenia says:

    Thanks a lot for your tuts! Can you tell which yarn do you use (composition and thickness) and what size of a crotchet. For this sackboy and for Kratos sackboy. Thank you

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  42. Evgenia says:

    I found where yarn is mentioned, thanks :)))

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  43. Jasmine milligan says:

    I need help! I have no idea what you mean by pick up six stitches when making sack boys arms. Im so lost someone please help. Please and thanks

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  44. Katie says:

    Do you chain one at the beginning of each row? I am confused.

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  45. Rebecca says:

    I need help on making the fingers, Please!!! The video doesn’t show it and there is no detailed pattern on how to actually do the fingers right.
    I can kind of figure out by how it looks in your video, but it’s not coming out like yours. Thank you so much!!! reby29@gmail.com

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  46. Rebecca says:

    Never mind, I just found video number 4 and it has the directions on how to make the fingers. Thank You!,,

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  47. Michelle says:

    If you double the stitch count on all surfaces could you make a bigger sac boy like start with 12 sc in the magic circle and go from there but double the rows

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  48. Michelle says:

    can you also send me the kratos pattern please in my email

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  49. Annemarie says:

    Can you tell me how many stiches i need for the body. I made one but the body was too small.

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  50. Cecilia Hdz says:

    Que tal! Como estas? Era una genio y es un arte muy hermoso. Podrรญas ayudarme a realizar las manos no puedo percibir en el video despuรฉs de montar los 6 pts y llegar con los aumentos a 12 pts ya no distingo no entiendo como seguir para realizar los dedos. Te suplico meno puedas ayudar. Soy de Mรฉxico y te admiro mucho

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  51. Shawn says:

    I’m having a hard time with the directions for making the arms. I’m not sure what is meant by ‘picking up’ the stitches. Am I slip stitching in 6? Are there supposed to be 6 stitches in the hook? The video skips over that part and it isn’t in the written directions. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!

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  52. Kay says:

    Hey! Thank you for the tutorial. Appreciate it much! But mine turns out quite weird for i am a beginner. Keep up!

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  53. alin Merino says:

    hi i am from mexico my name Alin and have a great talent for weaving I’m following the pattern for sackboy but I doubt fingers are only 4 or 5 fingers that must be done and if so, how are made and revised video of how to make them but I still do not understand very well if you could help me I would greatly appreciate it thanks in advance.

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  54. unicusys says:

    what size eyes did you use in mm, please?

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    1. About 20mm to 21mm in size.

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  55. Shaywen says:

    Hello Goldenjellybean
    One of my followers asked me (in the comment section of this article -http://atelierkawaii.com/petit-guide-crochet/#comment-11- which is mentioning your Sackboy model) if i could translate the Sackboy pattern in french.
    Would you allow me to publish a french version of your pattern on my blog (with a few modifications of my own) ? I would, of course, name you as the original designer with a link to your blog.
    Thanks for this cute model.

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    1. Yes you can definitely translate this into French. Thanks so much for asking!

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      1. Shaywen says:

        Hi Goldenjellybean,
        I finally finished . If you want to take a look at my french translation, you can find it here : http://atelierkawaii.com/sackboy-halloween-dapres-patron-de-goldenjellybean/#more-1041.
        Thanks again for your permission.
        Have a nice day!

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  56. Bionca H. says:

    can you post an uncut version of these videos?? Its a bit better when i can do it along side you

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  57. Geo says:

    I dont see a link for how to make the fingers. Did I miss it somewhere?

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