August 19, 2022

Cheeky Swamp Ogre - The Booty Crew

Cheeky Swamp Ogre
Free Crochet Pattern

Super Bulky weight/ Size 6 yarn
Ogre Body Color- Lion Brand: Hometown ~ Catskills Corner
6.5mm Crochet Hook
21mm Safety Eyes
Poly-fil stuffing
Embroidery Floss - Peach and brown
Large-Eye Yarn Needle
Stitch Markers

mr - magic ring
slp - slip stitch
ch - chain
st - stitch
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
inc - increase (2sc in the same stitch)
invdec - invisible decrease


Invisible decrease - put hook through the front loop of two single crochet stitches, yarn over and pull up loop (two loops on hook) yarn over and pull through two loops.

  • This pattern is worked from the top down in a continuous round. Use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the rounds.
  • The Booty Crew can be made in any size yarn. So have fun playing with different yarn and hook sizes.
  • You may make and sell finished products from this pattern. Don’t forget to credit Crochet by Sarah Louise as the pattern designer. Please don’t copy or post this pattern or photos as your own

Body for Swamp Ogre:
Body color 
Rnd1: 6 sc in MR. (6)
Rnd2: (inc), repeat 6 times. (12)
Rnd3: (inc, 1 sc) repeat 6 times. (18)
Rnd4: (inc, 2 sc) repeat 6 times. (24)
Rnd5: (inc, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (30)
Rnd6 - 12: 1 sc in every st around. (30) 
Rnd13: (invdec, 3 sc) repeat 6 times. (24)
Place eyes between rounds 8 and 9, 5-6 st apart 
Rnd14: invdec, repeat 12 times (12)
Begin stuffing
Rnd15: invdec, repeat 6 times (6)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail (20-25 in.) for closing hole and shaping booty. Close hole by sewing into front loops only with tail. Pull tight. 
Making the booty: Using the same tail. Insert needle through center hole at Rnd15 and bring needle out center back at Rnd9. Make line with the yarn, insert needle back in center hole at Rnd15. Bring needle through Rnd9 pull yarn tail tightly. Repeat for more definition. Knot and fasten off. Weave tail in.

Swamp Ogre Ears: (make 2) 
Body color 
Rnd1: 5 sc in MR. (5)
Rnd2: Working in the flo. (inc) in flo, repeat 5 times. (10)
Fasten off. Weave in end.
Rnd3: Attach yarn to blo of Rnd2. 1 sc in every blo st around. (5)
Rnd4-6: 1 sc in every st around. (5)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing. Stuff lightly. Sew to sides of Ogre’s head.

Final Touches for Cheeky Swamp Ogre:

With scrap piece of yarn stitch nose evenly between eyes. Use brown embroidery to add eyebrows above eyes. Use peach embroidery thread to add cheeks next to the eyes.

**Don’t forget to credit Crochet by Sarah Louise as the pattern designer. Please don’t copy or post this pattern or photos as your own. 

I would love to see your beautiful work. Please share a photo! Don't forget to tag @crochetbysarahlouise and use hashtags (#crochetbysarahlouise, #cbslpatterns, #crochetwithsarah) 

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