Monday, March 18, 2013

Sonic Foot Tutorial

This is mainly for the Sonic (and tails) dolls on my main blog site.  I get SO many questions about the foot portion of the pattern,  I thought I would make a better attempt at explaining it.   I apologize for the photos,  as I've said before, I'm really not a photographer but I hope they will at least be good enough to aid you in understanding the instructions.  :D

The pattern for the 'foot' is:

Begin at feet with red:

Rnd 1:  8 sc in magic ring (8)
Rnd 2:  sc in next sc,  2 sc in next sc around  (12)
Rnd 3:  sc in next 2 sc,  2 sc in next sc around  (16)
Rnd 4:  sc in next 3 sc,  2 sc in next sc around  (20)
Rnd 5:  sc in next 4 sc,  2 sc in next sc around  (24)
Rnd 6-11:  sc in each sc around  (24)
Rnd 12:  sc in each sc around,  do not join round,  ch 1 and turn  (24)
Rnd 13-15:  repeat rnd 12  (24)
(begin 'heel')
Rnd 16:  sc in next 10 sc,  ch1 turn  (10)
Rnd 17-19:  repeat rnd 16  (10)
F/O.  Leave long tail.  Line up the edges of heel flap with opposite side of work  (it will resemble a shoe shape'.   Using tail and yarn needle,  whipstitch the two sides to each other matching the stitches.  Sew across the bottom of the 'heel'.  Weave in ends.

After rounds 1-19, your 'foot' should like something like this:

 There is the 'toe' section,  with a flap on the open end.

Fold that flap over to meet the other side of the work (sort of like a door).  Meet the two top edges together :

Using the tail you left and a tapestry needle,  whipstitch the sides together  (leave the opening at the 'top'.  

Now there is a small 'opening' at the bottom of the heel (going across the bottom of the 'foot')   Sew that closed as well, and secure and hide your ends.

You should then be left with something that looks like this:

And now you're ready to stuff the foot and proceed with the 'leg' portion of the pattern.  You'll start by sc evenly around the opening you see there at the top to begin the leg.

Hope this helps you all,  the pictures are a bit blurry  (but I don't have a camera that really does the best closeup shots),  but let me know if you have more questions!


  1. Wolfdreamer-
    I am on the hunt to a pattern for a Sonic the Hedgehog afghan pattern. I am having no luck . I hope you might be able to point me in the right direction.

  2. Ik ben op jacht naar een patroon voor een Sonic die goed vertaalt is nederland en makelijk uit leg

  3. I noticed you don't put the height of the finished product on any of your adorable plushies! Most of the time I can't tell from the pictures. This would be extremely helpful. Thank you! I love your patterns! But I'm just a beginner to crocheting.

  4. I do not understand how it looks like that in the last picture. I've followed the directions and everything seems to be perfect, then bam the last picture looks nothing like what I have and Im so confused :(

    1. Estoy exactamente igual, muy perdida, las imágenes no coinciden en nada!!

  5. como se teje cada parte de cuerpo en espiral o en la forma tradcional?

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  7. In row 2, how to you go from 8 to 12 when it looks like you're only increasing by one stitch?

    1. I get it now .... Rnd 2: *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc around* to end (12). The * * for repetition were missing.

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  11. Even with the pictures, I can't figure out the sewing of the foot.

    1. DID you manage to work your foot out? You mentioned it the beginning of march, I didn't get here until almost the end of march.

  12. I am looking for Sonic hat , in all crochet. I'm willing to pay for the pattern.

  13. I am looking for Sonic hat , in all crochet. I'm willing to pay for the pattern.

  14. hmmm my open 'V' shape doesn't seem to be very big at all, and its that, which emphasises the 'leg hole'. The whipping together could do with being shown in a different colour. That way we can see where we r sewing, does that make sense? The thread we sew with could be yellow, or blue maybe, JUST FOR DEMO PURPOSES. That would show where we sew AND show how its folded, then we can see it more clearly being a different colour on the DEMO.

  15. Thank you so much for this pattern. Easy to follow.


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