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Bella the Boba Tea - New Version

Bella the Boba Tea 


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I originally made this pattern almost three years ago when I first started designing and I decided

it was time to update it. The pattern is the same, I just switched up the format so it’s the same

as my more recent patterns and added some more instructions and photos in order to make it

easier to follow. 

This pattern is super quick and easy, it took me a little less than an hour, but if you're a beginner or haven't done a lot of amigurumi, it may take you a little bit longer. 

I’ve made the boba tea using lots of different colours for the tea and white for the lid, but you could also use any combination of colours. I used a worsted weight acrylic yarn because I find it works really well for amigurumi, is affordable, and you can find it in so many colours, however, you could totally make this with a thinner yarn to make a tiny boba, or with jumbo yarn to make a giant boba. Some great options for worsted acrylic yarns are WeCrochet’s Brava Worsted, Red heart’s Super Saver and Craft Smart Value. 

All the pictures will have a short explanation in italics and dark grey below them. 


Materials: 

  • Worsted Weight #4 yarn in Main Colour and White

  • 4 mm crochet hook

  • Yarn Needle

  • Polyester Fiberfill

  • Safety Eyes (optional)

  • Small amount of black yarn (optional)

  • Black felt 

  • Hot glue gun (can also sew felt on but it takes a lot longer)


Abbreviations: 

R- Round 

Sc- Single crochet 

Mr- Magic ring

St(s)- Stitch(es)

* - repeat the directions between * and * as many times as stated

() - The number inside is how many stitches you should have at the end of a round

BLO- Crochet into the back loops only

FLO- Crochet into the front loops only

Sctog- Single crochet 2 stitches together


Cup 

(using main colour)

R1: 6 Sc in Mr (6 sts)

R2: 2 Sc in each st around (12 sts)

R3: *Sc 1, 2 Sc in next st,* 6 times (18 sts)

R4: *Sc 2, 2 Sc in next st,* 6 times (24 sts)

Base of the Boba Tea 

R5: In BLO Sc 24 (24 sts)

Crocheting in the back loops only 

R6: Sc 24

R7: Sc 11, 2 sc in next st, Sc 12 (25 sts)

R8: Sc 25 (25 sts)

R9: Sc 7, 2 sc in next st, Sc 17 (26 sts)

R10: Sc 26 (26 sts)

R11: Sc 19, 2 Sc in next st, Sc 6 (27 sts)

R12: Sc 27 (27 sts)

Approximate Eye Placement, between rounds 7 and 8


Insert your needle through the back, on the same row as your left eye and one stitch to the right. 

Insert your needle one row down and one stitch to the left to create the first half of the smile

Insert your needle in the same row as the eyes, one stitch to the left of the right eye. 


Insert needle into the same stitch the bottom of the first half of the smile is, fasten off 


R13: Sc 3, 2 Sc in next st, Sc 23 (28 sts)

R14: Sc 28 (28 sts)

Lid:

Change to white yarn

R15: In FLO *Sc 13, 2 sc in next st,* 2 times (30 sts)

Crocheting in the front loops only


R16: Sc 30 (30 sts)

R17: *Sc 3, Sc2tog* 6 times (24 sts)

Start adding fiberfill continue as you go

R18: *Sc 2, Sc2tog* 6 times (18 sts)

R19: *Sc 1, Sc2tog* 6 times (12 sts)

R20: Sc2tog in each stitch around (6 sts)

Fasten off, DO NOT CLOSE HOLE, this is where you will sew the straw 

Weave in ends

Straw: 

(using main colour)

R1: Sc 5 in MR (5 sts)

R2-6 Sc 5 (5 sts)

Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing, DO NOT CLOSE HOLE

Finished Cup and Straw 


Finishing: 

Using yarn needle, stitch straw onto the hole in the top of the boba cup



Fasten off, weave in all ends


Cut out small circles with black or brown felt (around 1cm in diameter) and glue them randomly between rounds 6 and 11, I used about 15 






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