Darth Vader Amigurumi Doll: Free Crochet Pattern

Updated on March 6, 2018
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Darth Vader Amigurumi Pattern

Come to the dark side and make this fantastic Darth Vader for the Star Wars super-fan in your life. He's ready for some lightsaber action! Really, the dark side has never looked so cute! The doll dimensions will end up being about 25 centimeters (10 inches) high and 17 centimeters (6.75 inches) wide.

This pattern has been translated and published in this article with permission of the original designer: Irene Fernandez. She is a talented designer and crafter, and her website is filled with lovely tutorials for all sorts of craft projects and recipes. Go over to her website to see the original pattern in Spanish!

PLEASE NOTE:

Darth Vader is a trademarked character. This article doesn't aim to infringe on any copyrights or trademarks. The project is meant as fan art. If you use this pattern, the finished products may only be for personal use and cannot be sold. Do not distribute without the designer's permission or sell this pattern.

What You'll Need:

  • Crochet needle (size depends on size of yarn, I used size 2.5)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Yarn (black, gray, green, red)
  • Stuffing material like Poly-Fil
  • Gray and black embroidery yarn (optional)

Abbreviations

  • MR: magic ring
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Inc: increase (2 sc in 1 stitch)
  • Dec: decrease (1 sc in 2 stitches)
  • Inc dc: Increase (2 dc in 1 stitch)
  • Dc: double crochet

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Head (in Black)

Round 1 : 6 sc in MR
Round 2 : Inc in each stitch
Round 3 : Repeat (1 sc, 1 inc)
Round 4 : Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc)
Round 5 : Repeat (3 sc, 1 inc)
Round 6 : Repeat (4 sc, 1 inc)
Round 7 : Repeat (5 sc, 1 inc)
Round 8 : Repeat (6 sc, 1 inc)
Round 9-15: sc around
Round 16: Repeat (6 sc, 1 dec)
Round 17: Repeat (5 sc, 1 dec)
Round 18: Repeat (4 sc, 1 dec)
Round 19: Repeat (3 sc, 1 dec)
Round 20: Repeat (2 sc, 1 dec)
Round 21: Repeat (1 sc, 1 dec)

Add the safety eyes approximately halfway on the head and stuff the head.

Round 22: 6 dec.

Close the remaining gap using a tapestry needle.

Watch How to Make a Magic Ring

Body (in Black)

Round 1 : 6 sc in MR
Round 2: inc in each stitch
Round 3 : Repeat (1 sc, 1 inc)
Round 4 : Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc)
Round 5 : Repeat (3 sc, 1 inc)
Round 6 : Repeat (4 sc, 1 inc)
Round 7 : Repeat (5 sc, 1 inc)
Round 8-18: sc around
Round 19: Repeat (5 sc, 1 dec)
Round 20-21: sc around
Round 22: Repeat (4 sc, 1 dec)
Round 23-24: sc around
Round 25: Repeat (3 sc, 1 dec)
Round 26: sc around
Round 27: Repeat (2 sc, 1 dec)
Round 28: sc around

Stuff and sew to the head.

Legs (in Black) – Make Two!

Round 1 : Chain 6
Round 2 : Starting in 2nd stitch from hook 1 sc in each stitch for four stitches, 3 sc in corner stitch, 1 sc in each stitch for three stitches (on other side of original chain), 2 sc in corner stitch (is the same stitch as the first stitch in this round).
Round 3 : 1 inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc.
Round 4: 1 sc, 1 inc, 4 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc, 1 inc, 4 sc, 1 inc, 1 sc, 1 inc
Round 5: 2 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc, 1 inc, 2 sc, 1 inc.
Round 6-10: sc around
Round 11: 1 dec, 5 sc, 1 dec, 1 sc, 4 dec, 1 sc, 1 dec, 5 sc, 2 dec.
Round 12: 6 sc, 4 dec, 7 sc
Round 13-28: sc around
Round 29: slipstitch around

Stuff and sew the legs to the body.

How to Attach Amigurumi Pieces Together

Arms (in Black) – Make Two!

Round 1 : Chain 5
Round 2: Starting in second stitch from hook: sc in each stitch for three stitches, 3 sc in corner stitch, 1 sc in each stitch for two stitches, 2 sc in corner stitch (is the same stitch as the second stitch from hook)
Round 3: 1 inc, 2 sc, 3 inc, 2 sc, 3 inc
Round 4-6: sc around
Round 7: 1 dec, 4 sc, 2 dec, 4 sc, 1 dec
Round 8-19: sc around
Round 20: slipstitch around

Stuff and sew the arms to the body.

"Glasses" (in Black)

Row 1: Chain 16
Row 2: Turn, chain 1, 3 sc, chain 5 (this is the first eye hole), 6 sc, chain 5 (for second eye hole), 3 sc
Row 3: Sc around the entire piece.

Sew to the head.

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Mask (in Gray)

Working from the neck up to the part that joins the black “glasses”:

Row 1: Chain 12
Row 2: Turn, chain 1, repeat (1 sc, 1 inc)
Row 3: Turn, chain 1, repeat (2 sc, 1 inc)
Row 4: Turn, chain 1, repeat (3 sc, 1 inc)
Row 5: Turn, chain 1, repeat (4 sc, 1 inc)
Row 6: Turn, chain 1, repeat (5 sc, 1 inc)
Row 7: Turn, chain 1, repeat (6 sc, 1 inc)
Row 8: Turn, chain 1, sc in all stitches
Row 9: Turn, chain 1, slipstitch in all stitches
Row 10: Turn, chain 1, 16 sc, chain 20 (this will go around the “glasses”), 16 sc.

Sew to the head.

Helmet (in Black)

Round 1 : 6 sc in MR
Round 2 : Inc in each stitch
Round 3 : Repeat (1 sc, 1 inc)
Round 4 : Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc)
Round 5 : Repeat (3 sc, 1 inc)
Round 6 : Repeat (4 sc, 1 inc)
Round 7 : Repeat (5 sc, 1 inc)
Round 8 : Repeat (6 sc, 1 inc)
Round 9-12: sc around
Round 13: Turn the project, chain 1, sc 34
Round 14-23: Repeat round 10

Sew to the head with a stitch on the front, back, and each side.

Triangular Mask (Mouthpiece, in Black)

Row 1: Locate front center stitch on the helmet and make 1 sc two stitches on the right of left of the middle stitch. Continue with 4 more stitches. This way you end up with 5 sc in total around the middle of the front of the helmet.
Row 2: Turn, chain 1, dec, 1 sc, dec
Row 3: Turn, chain 1, dec the three stitches to one (you should be over the gray mask by now, if not, turn, chain 1 and 1 sc extra.
Row 4: (now we start with the triangle) inc
Row 5: Turn, chain 1, 2 inc
Row 6: Turn, chain 1, 4 sc
Row 7: Turn, chain 1, repeat (1 sc, 1 inc)
Row 8: Turn, chain 1, 6 sc, fasten off, leave the thread to sew.

Embroider the metallic details with gray yarn.

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Neck (in Black and Gray)

Row 1: In black chain 36
Row 2: Turn, chain 1, sc 36
Row 3: Turn, chain 1, repeat (1 sc, 1 dec)
Row 4: Turn, switch to gray, chain 1, repeat (1 sc, 1 dec)
Row 5: Turn, chain 1, sc in every stitch
Row 6; Turn, chain 1, repeat (2 sc, 1 inc)
Row 7: Turn, chain 1, slipstitch in every stitch

Sew to the body with stitches in the back of the body and the neck.

Cape (in Black)

Row 1: Chain 15
Row 2: Turn, chain 2, dc 15
Row 3: Turn, chain 2, repeat (2 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 4: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 5: Turn, chain 2, repeat (3 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 6: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 7: Turn, chain 2, repeat (4 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 8-9: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 10: Turn, chain 2, repeat (5 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 11: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 12: Turn, chain 2, repeat (4 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 13: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 14: Turn, chain 2, repeat (6 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 15-16: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 17: Turn, chain 2, repeat (3 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 18: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 19: Turn, chain 2, repeat (5 dc, 1 inc dc)
Row 20: Turn, chain 2, dc in every stitch
Row 21: Turn, chain 2, repeat (6 dc, 1 inc dc)

Sew to the body.

Belt (in Black) and Buckle (in Gray)

Row 1: chain 42
Row 2: Turn, chain 2, 1 dc in every stitch
Fasten off and sew to the body
Buckle (in gray yarn): Chain 3, turn, chain 1, 3 sc.

Fasten off and sew to the belt.

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Breast Plate (in Gray)

Row 1: chain 10
Row 2: Turn, chain 1, 1 sc in every stitch
Row 3-14: Repeat row 2
Fasten off and sew to the body

Color details: chain 3, turn, chain 1, 3 sc.

Make one in red yarn and one in green yarn. Sew them to the breastplate.

Embroider the black details to the breastplate.

Sword (in Gray, Black and Red)

Round 1: In gray, 5 sc in MR
Round 2: sc around
Round 3-6: Switch to black, sc around
Round 7: Switch to gray, sc around
Round 8-32: Switch to red, sc around

Fasten off and sew the sword to the right arm.

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        amvabecreations 4 months ago from Netherlands

        Thank you! I thought so too!

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        Monica Gibson 4 months ago from London

        This is so cool! Absolutely love it! :)

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