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Crochet Artemio The Human Cannonball

Are you ready to take your crochet skills to new heights? Introducing a unique and thrilling crochet pattern that will leave you in awe - Crochet The Human Cannonball! This pattern is not for the faint of heart, but for those who are daring and adventurous in their craft. Imagine creating a crochet masterpiece that captures the essence of a human cannonball soaring through the air. With intricate stitches and careful attention to detail, you can bring this incredible feat to life. From the perfectly shaped cannon to the fearless acrobat, every element of this pattern will challenge your crochet abilities and push you to new limits. This pattern is not your typical crochet project. It's a thrilling adventure that allows you to unleash your creativity and create something truly extraordinary. From the moment you start working on this pattern, you'll be captivated by the intricate details and innovative techniques required to bring the human cannonball to life.

Materials
- 3.00 mm crochet hook
- 100 % cotton yarn for a 3.00 mm hook (8/8 – DK Worsted)
- A pair of 8 mm safety eyes
- Tapestry needle
- Polyfiber fill 

Colors
- Red 
- White
- Skin tone of your choice
- Light blue
- Emerald Green
- Petrol blue-
 Yellow 

Abbreviations
st = stitch
ch = chain
slst = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet

Finished size:

From head to toe, your finished Artemio (inside the cannon) measures 19 cm approximately.

Of course, should you choose a different hook and yarn, final measures will vary.

Leg 1
Start with red...
1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each st (10)
3. to 5. Crochet 10 sc
6. Change to white and, only through back loops, crochet 10 sc
Fasten off yarn and weave in ends. Set aside.

Leg 2 + Body
Start with red...1. Magic ring of 5 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each st (10)
3. to 5. Crochet 10 sc
6. Change to white and, only through back loops, crochet 10 sc

DON'T BREAK THE YARN! Now we will start with the body…

Body + Head
7. With leg 2 still on your hook, chain 2 and join leg 1 with 1 sc. Crochet further 9 sc along leg 1 and then crochet 2 sc on one of the sides of the 2-ch-chain. Now crochet 10 sc along leg 2, and finally 2 sc on the other side of the 2-ch-chain. Total stitches: 24
8. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
9. to 13. Crochet 30 sc
Stuff the little legs firmly…
14. Change to red (belt) and, only through back loops, crochet 30 sc
15. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
16. Change back to white and, only through back loops, crochet 24 sc
17. Crochet 24 sc
18. Crochet 1 sc, one decrease, *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat* 5 times, 1 sc (18)
19. and 20. Crochet 18 sc
21. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
22. Crochet 12 sc
23. Change to red and, only through back loops, crochet 12 sc
24. Crochet 12 sc

DON'T BREAK THE YARN! Now we are going to start crocheting the head...

Head
25. Change to the color of the skin and, only through back loops, crochet 12 sc
26. Crochet 2 sc in each st (24)
27. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (36)
28. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
Stuff the neck area firmly…
29. to 40. Crochet 42 sc
41. Crochet *5 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (36)
42. Crochet *4 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (30)
Place the safety eyes between rounds 31 and 32 and embroider the nose between the eyes and the cheeks with a bit of pink yarn…
43. Crochet *3 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (24)
44. Crochet *2 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (18)
Stuff firmly...
45. Crochet *1 sc, one decrease*, repeat * (12)
46. Crochet 6 decreases (6)
Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.

Arms
Make two. Start with the color of the skin…
1. Make 2 chain stitches. Crochet 4 sc in the second chain from hook.
2. Crochet 2 sc in each stitch (8)
3. and 4. Crochet 8 sc
5. Change to red and, only through back loops, crochet 8 sc
6. Crochet 8 sc
7. Change to white and crochet 8 sc
9. to 12. Crochet 8 sc
No need to stuff the arms.
13. Press the opening with your fingers, aligning 4 stitches side by side and sc together the corresponding stitches, 1 sc into each pair of stitches.
Fasten off yarn, leaving a long tail to sew the arms to the body.

Cap
Starting with white…
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each st (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet 1 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 1 sc (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet 2 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 2 sc (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
8. Crochet *13 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (45)
9. to 14. Crochet 45 sc
15. Change to red and crochet 45 sc
16. Crochet 45 sc
Fasten off yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to the head.

Strap of the goggles
Using blue…
1. Crochet 37 ch stitches. Starting from the second chain from hook, crochet 1 sc into each chain stitch (36).
IMPORTANT: Before fastening off the yarn, check if the length works around the head. If it’s too short or too long, add or subtract the necessary stitches.
Fasten off yarn, leaving a long tail to sew to one of the sides of the goggles.

Goggles
Using light blue… Remember to use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch of each round.
1. Chain 17 ch stitches. Crochet 2 sc (mark the first sc) in the second ch from hook and then 1 sc in each of the following 14 ch stitches. Crochet 4 sc in the last ch stitch, which will allow you to turn and work on the other side of the foundation chain. Crochet 1 sc in each of the following 14 ch stitches and, finally, 2 sc in the last ch stitch. (Total stitches: 36 sc)
2. Crochet 1 sc, 2 sc in the next st, 14 sc, 2 sc in the next st, 2 sc, 2 sc in the next st, 15 sc, and finally 2 sc in the last st (40)
3. Crochet 4 sc, 4 hdc, 1 sc, 4 slst, 1 sc, 4 hdc, 2 sc, 1 slst.
Fasten off yarn, leaving a long tail to sew one of the ends of the strap.

Inner layer of the cannon
Using blue…
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each st (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet 1 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 1 sc (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet 2 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 2 sc (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
8. Crochet 3 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *6 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 3 sc (48)
9. Crochet *7 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (54)
10. Crochet 4 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *8 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 4 sc (60)
11. Crochet *14 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 4 times (64)
12. to 18. Crochet 64 sc
19. Crochet 7 sc, one decrease, *14 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 3 times, 7 sc (60)
20. to 23. Crochet 60 sc
24. Crochet *13 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 4 times (56)
25. to 28. Crochet 56 sc
29. Crochet 6 sc, one decrease, *12 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 3 times, 6 sc (52)
30. Crochet 52 sc
Fasten off yarn, close and weave in ends. Turn the piece inside out. Set aside.

Outer layer of the cannon
Starting with blue…
1. Magic ring of 6 sc
2. Crochet 2 sc in each st (12)
3. Crochet *1 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (18)
4. Crochet 1 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *2 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 1 sc (24)
5. Crochet *3 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (30)
6. Crochet 2 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *4 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 2 sc (36)
7. Crochet *5 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (42)
8. Crochet 3 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *6 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 3 sc (48)
9. Crochet *7 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * (54)
10. Crochet 4 sc, 2 sc in the next st, *8 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 5 times, 4 sc (60)
11. Crochet *14 sc, 2 sc in the next st*, repeat * 4 times (64)
12. to 15. Crochet 64 sc
Now we are going to crochet the following two rounds with several color changes… Use the tapestry technique so it’s easier for you.
16. Crochet *1 sc in emerald green, 3 sc in blue*, repeat * 15 times, then crochet 1 sc in green, 2 sc in blue and the last sc in green (64)
17. Crochet *2 sc in green, 1 sc in blue, 1 sc in green*, repeat * 16 times (64)
Now continue with green…
18. Crochet 64 sc
19. Crochet 7 sc, one decrease, *14 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 3 times, 7 sc (60)
20. to 22. Tejer 60 mp
23. Change to red and crochet 60 sc
24. Crochet *13 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 4 times (56)
25. to 27. Crochet 56 sc
28. Change to yellow and crochet 56 sc
29. Crochet 6 sc, one decrease, *12 sc, one decrease*, repeat * 3 times, 6 sc (52)
30. to 32. Corchet 52 sc

33. Take the inner layer (remember to turn it inside out) and place it inside the outer layer of the cannon. It might take a little bit of adjusting with your hands. Massage it so it fits. Then join both layers by crocheting 1 sc into each pair of stitches (1 stitch of the outer layer of the canon and 1 stitch of the inner layer). (52)
Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.

Base
Start with yellow…
1. Chain 16 ch stitches and then crochet 1 sc into the first ch to form a circle. Then crochet 1 sc on each remaining ch stitch (16)
2. to 4. Crochet 12 sc
Remember to stuff as you go…
5. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
6. to 8. Crochet 16 sc
9. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
10. to 12. Crochet 16 sc
13. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
14. to 16. Crochet 16 sc
Keep stuffing…
17. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
18. to 20. Crochet 16 sc
21. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
22. to 24. Crochet 16 sc
25. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
26. to 28. Crochet 16 sc
29. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
30. to 32. Crochet 16 sc
33. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
34. to 36. Crochet 16 sc
37. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
38. to 40. Crochet 16 sc
41. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
42. to 44. Crochet 16 sc
45. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
46. to 48. Crochet 16 sc
49. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
50. to 52. Crochet 16 sc
53. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
54. to 56. Crochet 16 sc
57. Change to yellow and crochet 16 sc
58. to 60. Crochet 16 sc
61. Change to white and crochet 16 sc
62. to 64. Crochet 16 sc
Fasten off yarn, leaving a long tail to sew both ends of the tube together to form a ring.


Assembly
- Sew the arms to the sides of the body.
- Sew the cap to the head. If you want, you can embroider a few strands of hair on his front.
- Using yellow, embroider a big star to his chest and some spots below the belt.
- Sew one of the ends of the strap to the goggles and use the remaining yarn tail from the goggles to sew the other end of the strap.
- Weave in all ends inside the body of your doll.
- Sew together both ends of the tube of the base, to form a ring.
- Decorate the cannon with spots or tiny stars!

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