Updated: Sep 23
Hey everyone! This post features our friend Bloomalotl's second pattern. The success we had with her first, the Kitsune Fox Plush, was a perfect lead into the amazing design we're sharing today—enjoy!
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With that said, let's dive into the pattern!
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This little crocheted friend is adorable whether it's in or out of its cozy pot. You can crochet the axolotl on its own, or follow the pattern to create a highly customizable pot of any width or height. Not to mention, the color combinations are practically endless! We're excited to see how yours turns out!
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5.5" (13.97 cm) tall
1.5" (3.81 cm) wide
2.75" (6.99 cm) length
Gray Size 4 Worsted Yarn
Hook- US, G/6 (4.0 mm)
Mr - Magic Ring
Rnd - Round
Htr - Half treble crochet
Sc - Single Crochet
St - Stitch
Rep - Repeat
Flo - Front Loop Only
Fo - Fasten Off
Bbl - Bobble (6 trebles)
Sl st - Slip Stitch
Sts - Stitches
Tr - Treble
Inc - Increase (2 sc in one st)
Dec - Decrease (sc)
Plant Pot (1x)
With gray yarn, create mr
Rnd 1: In mr, 6 sc 
Sc increase to desired width
Next rnd: sl st in each st
Htr to desired height. If it doesn’t stand, htr to double the desired height and fold in half
With white yarn, create mr
Rnd 1: In mr, 6 sc 
Rnd 2: 6 inc 
Rnd 3: sc, inc 6x 
Rnd 4: 2 sc, inc 6x 
Rnd 5: 6 sc, bbl, 6 sc, bbl, 10 sc 
Rnd 6-8: sc in each st 
Rnd 9: 6 sc, bbl, 6 sc, bbl, 10 sc 
Rnd 10: 2 sc, dec x6 
Rnd 11: sc, dec x6 
Rnd 12: in flo - sc, inc x6 
Rnd 13: 2 sc, inc x6 
Rnd 14-16: sc in each st
Rnd 17: 2 sc, dec x6 
Add toy eyes in desired location (refer to images for inspiration)
Rnd 18: sc, dec x6 
Rnd 19: dec x6 
Fo and hide remaining yarn endings
Add blush below eyes
Attach blue yarn to top of head
(1) Sc, htr, sc in same st. (2) In next st, sc, htr, tr, htr, sc in same st. (3) In next st repeat step (1)
Repeat on other side of head
Attach blue yarn on the back, 4 sts up from bottom
Row 1: sc in next 4 sts
Row 2-6: htr in each sc
Row 7: 2 sc, htr, tr
How did your blooming axolotl turn out? Feel free to share the creativity you put into your project to make it unique—I know you did, and we'd love to see it! Anyway, thank you so much for sticking around to the end, and we're so proud of your work!
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