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Category YARN - The After Party, Soft Toys, Scheepjes Publications
Suggested yarn Catona 10g, Catona 25g, River Washed
Type Amigurumi
Technique crochet
Languages dutch english-uk english-us french german spain
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YARN - The After Party 162 - Perfect Potions

By Anne Farichai

Enter the enchanting world of amigurumi and conjure up two captivating and mysterious potions. These "Perfect Potions" would make amusing novelties for Halloween, or perhaps for the right recipient, a mischievous gift! Known for her quirky and imaginative crochet creations, Anne Farichai has designed these concoctions with a mixture of smooth Scheepjes Catona and tactile River Washed yarns. With its hazy aura, River Washed is an inspired choice to portray the vivid, fizzing potion concealed within the bottle! These soft sculptures, with removable skull and heart-shaped stoppers, stand around 15cm tall when stuffed and embellished with sleepy embroidered features.

Who will dare to stir them into life?


Materials given make both Potions.

Scheepjes River Washed (78% Cotton, 22% Acrylic; 50g/130m)

  • Yarn A 947 Seine or 951 Amazon x 1 ball
  • Yarn B 949 Yarra or 941 Colorado x 1 ball or choose from 36 colours of sister yarn Stone Washed

Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 25g/62.5m)

  • Yarn C 518 Marshmallow x 1 ball
  • Yarn D 402 Silver Green x 1 ball

Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 10g/25m)

  • Yarn E 516 Candy Apple x 1 ball
  • Yarn F 397 Cyan x 1 ball
  • Scraps of white, black and green yarn (for embroidery)
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Stitch marker
  • Piece of cardboard for bases


The full written pattern for these Perfect Potions is featured in YARN - The After Party 162, and is available as a printed booklet in English (UK), Dutch and German via Scheepjes retailers, or as a digital download via Ravelry in these languages, plus English (US), French and Spanish.

Other patterns by Anne Farichai