Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Light Bulb

By Rachel Choi – 7 Comments
I had a bright idea today to make a light bulb and hold it over my head every time I have a bright idea! So here is the pattern that I came up with. It’s fairly easy, fast and fun to crochet!

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size: 3 1/2” (9 cm) tall, 2 ¼” (6 cm) wide

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (yellow, white, and black)
Crochet Hook F (3.75 mm)
Yarn Needle
Sewing Needle
Polyester Fiberfill
2 beads

crochet amigurumi light bulb

Gauge:
17 sc = 3’’
8 rows = 2’’
Gauge Swatch: 3’’w x 2’’h (7.5cm x 5cm) ch 18.
Row 1: sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across
Row 2 – 8: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across
Finish off.

Need help understanding the abbreviations? Check out the crochet abbreviation chart.

Crochet Pattern: Light Bulb
Round 1: ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook, place marker: 6 sc
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around: 12 sc
Round 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) around: 18 sc
Round 4: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc) around: 24 sc
Round 5: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc) around: 30 sc
Round 6: sc in each sc around: 30 sc
Round 7: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc) around: 36 sc
Round 8 – 10: sc in each sc around: 36 sc
Round 11: (decrease, sc in next 4 sc) around: 30 sc
Round 12: sc in each sc around: 30 sc
Round 13: (decrease, sc in next 3 sc) around: 24 sc
Round 14: sc in each sc around: 24 sc
Round 15: (decrease, sc in next 2 sc) around: 18 sc
Round 16: sc in each sc around: 18 sc
Round17: sc in each sc around, changing to white in last sc made: 18 sc
Round 18 – 19: sc in each sc around: 18 sc
Fill with fiberfill.
Round 20: (decrease, sc in next sc) around: 12 sc
Round 21: decrease in each around, finish off: 6 sc

Sew on eyes and face as desired.

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7 Comments

  1. pattyjo says:

    That is sooooo cool!
    Pattyjo

  2. Linda Allen says:

    Rachel, you are so gracious. Your patterns are adorable and I look forward to your newsletter. Thank you for your website, for sharing what you’ve learned. Hope it continues for a long time!

  3. Rachel says:

    Thanks Pattyjo and Linda!!!

    Crochet Spot will be up and I’ll be sharing patterns for a very long time! I can’t want to get more things on here.

  4. moonglow says:

    Hi, Rachel! Just popped in to see what you’re up to. More great patterns have been added since my last visit. You work fast, Rachel!

    Thanks for all of the great patterns and tutorials!

  5. Rachel says:

    Hi Moonglow!!

    I’m glad you stopped by! I can’t deny what I love to do most, posting on Crochet Spot. I challenge myself to post something new everyday, but of course that doesn’t always happen :)

    Thanks again for popping in!

  6. Roz says:

    Love the lightbulb, really brought a smile to my face. Actually I feel about laughing ‘cos I thought it was soooo funny. :)

  7. Hennie says:

    Thank you for a fab pattern, I now have to make 16 of them to help inspire my writing group at school lol. Perfect for the job!!

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