Hedgehog Punk Pattern

Materials

black, grey, rainbow yarn 
3.0 mm crochet hook
yarn needle
fiberfill

Abbreviations (U.S.) :
slst - slip stitch
st - stitch
sc - single crochet
dec - decline

HEAD (grey wool)

R1: 3 sc, close to a ring with a slst into the first sc (3 sts)
R2: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat twice (6 sts)
R3: 6 sc (6 sts)
R4: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat 5 times (12 sts)
R5: 12 sc (12 sts)
R6: *1 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat 5 times (18 sts)
R7: *1 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat 8 times (27 sts)
R8-10: 27 sc (27 sts)
R11: *1 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat 12 times, 1 sc (40 sts)
R12-13 : 40 sc (40 sts)
R14: *4 sc, dec 1*, repeat 5 times, 4 sc (34 sts)
R15: *4 sc, dec 1*, repeat 4 times, 4 sc (29 sts)
R16: *4 sc, dec 1*, repeat 3 times, 5 sc (25 sts)
R17: *3 sc, dec 1*, repeat 4 times (20 sts)

gently stuff the head

R18: *1 sc, dec 1*, repeat 5 times, 2 sc (14 sts)
R19: *1 sc, dec 1*, repeat 3 times, 2 sc (10 sts)
R20: *dec 1*, repeat 4 times

cut yarn, fasten

BODY (grey wool)

R1: 3 sc, close to a ring with a slst into the first sc (3 sts)
R2: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat twice (6 sts)
R3: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat 5 times (12 sts)
R4: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat 11 times (24 sts)
R5: *1sc, 2 sc in next sc*, repeat 11 times (36 sts)
R6-12: 36 sc (36 sts)
R13: 16 sc, dec 1, dec 1, 16 sc (34 sts)
R14: 15 sc, dec 1, dec 1, 15 sc (32 sts)
R15: 14 sc, dec 1, dec 1, 14 sc (30 sts)
R16: 30 sc (30 sts)
R17: 13 sc, dec 1, dec 1, 13 sc (28 sts)
R18: *1 sc, dec 1*, repeat 9 times, 1 sc (19 sts)
R19: 19 sc (19 sts)
R20: *1 sc, dec 1*, repeat 5 times, 1 sc (13 sts)
R21: 13 sc (13 sts)
R22: *dec 1*, repeat 5 times, 1 sc (7 sts)

cut yarn, fasten

EARS (grey wool)

R1: 5 sc, turn
R2: 4 sc into next sts, chain 1, turn
R3: 4 sc into next sts, turn
R4: 3 sc into next sts, turn
R5: 2 sc  into next sts

cut yarn, fasten

repeat once for second ear

HANDS & FEET (grey wool)

R1: 3 sc, close to a ring with a slst into the first sc (3 sts)
R2: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat twice (6 sts)
R3: *2 sc in next sc*, repeat 5 times (12 sts)
R4-6: 12 sc (12 sts)

cut yarn, fasten

repeat 3 times

gently stuff the limbs

sew on limbs

choose the right position to sew on eyes and nose (black wool)

HAIR (rainbow wool or any other color combination)

cut plenty strings of wool (about 8.5 inch/22 cm long, approximately 450 strings)

tie strings with two knots onto the back of the hedgehog

best start from the bottom and work your way up

the crochet hook will help along the way

cut and style as pleased (uncut hedgehog pictured)

(posted by designschwanger)