My Pi: free crochet pattern

Have you always wanted your very own crochet Pi? Let’s make My Pi! My Pi can be made with any weight yarn. The example below was crocheted with worsted weight yarn, and measures about 4″x4″.

my pi crochet pattern

Supplies:

  • worsted weight yarn in main color (MC)
  • worsted weight yarn scraps in white and black
  • size E crochet hook
  • fiberfill
  • yarn needle

Top:

  • With MC, make a magic loop
  • crochet 6 stitches into magic loop
  • [2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc] 3 times (9 stitches)
  • sc in each stitch
  • 2 sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, 2 sc for next two rounds
  • sc around for 10 rounds
    • as you crochet, fill pi with stuffing
  • crochet in the round spirals your stitches, so you’ll have to use your judgment on where to start this round. When the point of the starting end is pointing straight away from you, mark for the new start of the round
  • 2 sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, 2 sc for next two rounds
  • sc in each stitch
  • finish stuffing pi
  • [sc2tog, sc] 3 times (6 stitches)
  • break yarn and draw tail through remaining stitches

Legs (make 2):

  • in MC, make a magic loop
  • crochet 6 stitches into magic loop
  • [2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc] 3 times (9 stitches)
  • sc in each stitch for 14 rounds
  • stuff piece
  • break yarn, leaving long tail, and draw through stitches

Eyes (make 2):

  • in MC, leaving long tail, chain 3 stitches
  • skip first chain, 2sc in each of 2 stitches (4 stitches), chain 1
  • skip first chain, 2sc in each of 4 stitches (8 stitches), switch to white and chain 1
  • sc2tog 4 times through front loop only (4 stitches)
  • break yarn, leaving long tail, and draw through stitches
  • fold top down to meet cast on edge. Using white tail, stitch top edge to cast on edge
  • cut a short piece of black. Using a yarn needle, take 3-4 stitches within the white to create a pupil

Assembly:

  • sew legs to top
  • sew eyes to top
  • with a scrap of black yarn, embroider a mouth
  • weave in ends

Love math? This pattern was inspired by 3Brown1Blue’s pi mascot.

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