Today is the day for crochet video game amigurumi patterns! As a child of the 80s, video games are something I grew up with, and now my kids are as crazy for them as I was! And if what I see on the web is any indication, lots of crocheters are gamers too - or know gamers they like to crochet for! So here are links to free crochet video game amigurumi patterns from 10 popular video games!
Free Crochet Video Game Amigurumi Patterns:
- Mario by Linda Potts, on WolfDreamer off the Hook: Linda has captured the world of the Mario Bros in crochet perfectly! She also has patterns for Luigi, as well as the Mushrooms, BomBomb, Fireflower, Goomba, and Chain Chomp!
- Amigurumi WoW Hearthstone by Jeanine Henningson, a Ravelry download: World of Warcraft is the world's biggest MMORPG - so I don't know what this is, but odds are someone you know does!
- Kirby - Super Smash Brothers Edition by Emjay Bailey, on Nerdigurumi: In honor of Kirby's Epic Yarn - of COURSE you need a yarn Kirby!
- Pac-man Ghosts by Erica Yen, a Ravelry download: From the #1 most popular and highest grossing video game of all time!
- Mini Companion Cube by Beverley Laundry, on Pumpkin Orange: Finish it and you'll have earned a cake!
- Minecraft Creeper by Emjay Bailey, on Nerdigurumi: My kids are obsessed with this game! Luckily some say it might actually be good for them!
- Magnetic Katamari by Amy Shimel, on Amy's Babies: Confession time - Katamari Damacy is my personal favorite game of all time. I love it forever. This magnetic amigurumi katamari is brilliant!
- Pea Shooter by Erika Devine, on What we did on our Holy days: Plants Vs Zombies is a great puzzler, and this Pea Shooter is perfect!
- Link (Legend of Zelda) Amigurumi by Becchin, on Let's Enjoy~Tanoshimou!! and All About Ami: It is dangerous to go alone! Take this amigurumi Link with you!
- Poke Ball by Linda Potts, on WolfDreamer off the Hook: Linda gets to start and close this roundup because she's clearly the master! Other Pokemon crochet patterns on her blog include Pikachu, Charmander, Jigglypuff, Mew, Squirtle and many many more!
When you're not crocheting, are you gaming? Or do you crochet while the person on the couch next to you plays? According to the ESA, the average gamer is 30 years old and 45% are women! In fact, adult women represent a greater portion of the game-playing population than boys age 17 or younger.So I hope you've enjoyed this roundup - and pass it on to your gamer friends!