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Free Cup Ramen Noodles Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Hey y’all, it’s definitely been a minute! I’m not great with Summer weather, so I’ve honestly just been hibernating with Ollie the past couple of months. Not feeling super great about the lack of productivity, but I’m glad I’ve had the chance to rest up and relax a bit! And I’m super excited that it’s finally Fall again!

Anyway, if you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll see that I’ve entered the #AmigurumiShowcase contest! My entry for this contest is this cute little Cup Ramen Noodles amigurumi crochet toy and I LOVE it. My design wasn’t chosen for the shortlist, but I enjoyed making this so much that I’m going to post the pattern anyway. 

Free Cup Ramen Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern Pinterest

I mean, honestly, how stinkin’ cute is this!?I had so much fun coming up with the design and I love that it’s interactive. I hope you guys like the design as well! 😀

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Yarn I Used

I used WeCrochet Shine Sport Yarn for this toy; however, you can use any yarn as long as you correspond your hook to the weight of your yarn. For this pattern, I used roughly 10g of White, 2g of Serrano, 2g of Dandelion, 4g of Sweet Potato, and a little bit of Macaw. (1 skein of yarn is about 50g)

It’s currently out of stock on their site, so if you don’t already own this yarn, you can substitute with any sport weight cotton yarn. 



Gauge

5 Round Circle = 1.5” with a 2.75mm hook

Gauge isn’t super important for amigurumi, but I included it just in case you want to check your gauge. Being a little off should not affect the final product too much. You can learn more about how to measure gauge for amigurumi here! 

Free Cup Ramen Instant Noodles Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

The difficulty level of this pattern is Easy/Intermediate. You will need to be comfortable with tapestry crochet/colour change and know how to do the Seamless Join in the Round. There is a little bit of basic embroidery involved as well.

The finished toy measures to be about 2.25 in (6 cm) tall.

This pattern in written in US crochet terminology.

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Free Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern

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Please note that this pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless otherwise stated.

TERMINOLOGY

st(s): stitch(es)
ch: chain
sl st: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
inc: two single crochet in one stitch
dec: invisible decrease, single crochet two stitches together through the front loops only
YO: yarn over
sc2tog: single crochet two together: (insert hook into the next stitch, YO, draw up a loop) x 2. You should have 3 loops on your hook. YO and draw through all 3 loops on your hook.
BLO: crochet only in the back loops (loop away from you) of each stitch
FLO: crochet only in the front loops (loop closest to you) of each stitch
(…) x #: repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc/dc: one sc/dc in the following # stitches

THINGS YOU NEED

  • WeCrochet Shine Sport Yarn in White, Serrano, Dandelion, Sweet Potato, and Macaw
  • 2.75mm Crochet Hook
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle
  • Locking Stitch Markers (Optional)
  • Pins
  • Light Cardboard or Cardstock
  • Polyfil Stuffing or Scrap Yarn
  • White Felt
  • Red Embroidery Thread (I used DMC 666 Bright Red)
  • Fabric Stiffener of your choice. I mixed 1 part white glue to 1 part water to make my own.
  • Metal Stick. I used a US size 6 (4mm) knitting needle

Ramen Cup

Free Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern Step 1

starting with White yarn

1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 (inc) x 6 [12]
3 (sc, inc) x 6 [18]
4 sc, inc, (2sc, inc) x 5, sc [24]
5 (3sc, inc) x 5, 3sc, (sc, sl st) in the final stitch [30]
6 BLO, (3sc, sc2tog) x 6 [24]

switch to Serrano yarn

7 (7sc, inc) x 3 [27]

switch to Dandelion yarn

8 sc in all sts [27]

switch to White yarn

9 4sc, inc, (8sc, inc) x 2, 4sc [30]
10 sc in all sts [30]                                                          
11 (9sc, inc) x 3 [33]
12-13 sc in all sts [33]

Alternate between 2 White sts and 1 Dandelion st

14 5sc, inc, (10sc, inc) x 2, 5sc [36]

switch to Dandelion yarn

15 sc in all sts [36]

switch to Serrano yarn

16 FLO, sc in all sts [36]

switch to White yarn

17 (11sc, inc) x 3 [39]
18 sc in all sts [39]

Fasten off, seamless join in the round, leave a tail for sewing.

Trace the bottom of the Cup onto a piece of cardboard with a pencil and cut the circle out. Trim it so that it fits into the bottom of the Cup. Fit the cardboard circle into the bottom of the Cup.



Soup

with Sweet Potato yarn

Work into the back loops of Round 15 of the Cup

1 2sc, sc2tog, (4sc, sc2tog) x 5, 2sc [30]
2 (3sc, dec) x 6 [24]
3 sc, dec, (2sc, dec) x 5, sc [18]
4 (sc, dec) x 6 [12]

Fasten off, stuff fully, close hole.

Lid

Free Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern Step 4

starting with White yarn

1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 (inc) x 6 [12]

Alternate between 2 White sts and 1 Dandelion sts

3 (sc, inc) x 6 [18]

switch to Dandelion yarn*

4 sc, inc, (2sc, inc) x 5, sc [24]

switch to Serrano yarn*

5 (3sc, inc) x 6 [30]

switch to White yarn*

6 2sc, inc, (4sc, inc) x 5, 2sc [36]
7 BLO, sc, hdc, 2dc, hdc, sc, sl st

Fasten off and weave tails in.

*To prevent the colour changing “step” at the beginning/end of the round, I like to fasten off and seamless join in the round. Continue working the next round: with a slip knot on your hook, pick up the first sc in the false stitch you created when doing the seamless join.



Noodles

with Dandelion yarn

  • Mix glue to water (1:1) to make fabric stiffener.
  • Cut four pieces of 7-inch long strands of Dandelion yarn.
  • Wrap the yarn around a metal knitting needle and soak the yarn fully with the fabric stiffener. Allow to dry fully.
  • Once dry, pull the yarn coils off the needle and pull slightly to loosen up the coil a little.

Assembly

  • Line up the back of the Cup to the back of the Lid and whip stitch the pieces together through the front loops of the Lid and back loops of the Cup. I went through 7 stitches. Weave the tail in.
Free Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern Step 7
  • Cut out a small piece of white felt (roughly 1.15” x .5” or 3cm x 1cm) and embroider the word “NOODLE” or “NOODLES” onto it with some red embroidery thread. I used DMC 666 and only used 3 strands from the 6-strand thread. I did a combination of back stitch when there are straight lines and split stitch where there are curves. And I chose to write “NOODLE” because it’s what’s on the Japanese cup noodles labels.
  • Pin it onto the front of the cup and use the other 3 strands of embroidery thread to sew the label on.


  • With Serrano and Macaw yarn, embroider some short lines onto the Soup to represent the dehydrated veggie bits.
Free Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Amigurumi Toy Crochet Pattern Step 11
  • Thread the noodles under the soup and out with a darning needle, making sure that the noodle is going front to back when the front of the cup is facing you (this makes it easier to pick the noodles up with a pair of chopsticks later). Doing so will make the noodles lose a little bit of its curl, but the fabric stiffener should still allow the noodles to keep some shape.
  • Tie a secure double knot, then trim off any excess tail. Pull the knotted end underneath the soup to hide. Repeat with the other 3 strands of noodles.

You have just finished your Cup Noodles toy!


Please leave me a comment down below (or contact me) if you have any questions about this pattern. I would also love to see your creation so don’t forget to tag me (@olliehollycrochet) on Instagram or use the #olliehollycrochet! Please let me know in the comments what you would like to see next!

If you find any mistakes in the pattern, please contact me and let me know! I do my best to catch my mistakes when I edit my patterns but I sometimes miss the little things.

You may sell products made from this pattern in small quantities but please clearly credit the design to me, Abby Sy of Ollie + Holly and provide a link to my blog www.OllieHolly.com.  Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind.  Thank you for being respectful and for your understanding!

Comments

  • JANET

    Love y artIst crEations! DEFINITELY MAKING tHis TASTY BIT FOR MY BEST FRIEND! HE’Ll LovE It for The NOODLES, ThE ARt and BecAUSE HE’S AsIAN! THANK yOU SO MuCH!!

    January 21, 2021
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  • AmelIa

    Could i sell a product made from this pattern, not the actual pattern, if i credit you? Such a cute design!

    February 5, 2021
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