R2D2 and BB8 Crochet Pattern (Star Wars)

Hello! This week I hit 200 followers on Instagram, so I am sharing not one but two adorable crochet patterns with you! I am sharing an R2D2 and BB8 crochet pattern (from Star Wars) with you so you’ll be able to have your very own little family of droids.

If you love Star Wars, you will also love these patterns:

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Crochet Pattern

Porg (Star Wars) Crochet Pattern

Here they are: Aren’t they so cute?

BB8!
R2D2
Droid Family!

BB8 Crochet Pattern

Materials Required:

  • White worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Orange worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Grey worsted (4) weight yarn
  • 4.00 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Stuffing
  • 2 safety eyes (1 bigger than the other)

Terms Required:

Terms Needed: Sc = single crochet, , ss = slip stitch, ch = chain, st = stitch, mc = magic circle, sc2tog = single crochet 2 together

For BB8 main body:

Start with white yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc) repeat around. Ss to first st. (18 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1. (2 sc in st, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (2sc in st, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (30 sts)

Row 6: Ch 1. (2 sc in st, sc 4) repeat around. Ss. (36 sts)

Rows 7-11: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (36 sts)

Row 12: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 4) repeat around. Ss. (30 sts)

Row 13: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts)

Row 14: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 2) repeat around. Ss (18 sts)

Row 15: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc) repeat around. Ss. (12 sts) Stuff work.

Row 16: Ch 1. Sc2tog in each st around. Ss. (6 sts) Bind off.

For BB8 head:

Start with white yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (12 sts)

Change to grey yarn.

Row 3: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc) repeat around. Ss to first st. (18 sts)

Change to white yarn.

Row 4: Ch 1. (2 sc in st, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc 5) repeat around. Ss. (28 sts)

Rows 6-8: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (28 sts)

Change to grey yarn.

Row 9: Ch 1. Sc in each st around. Ss. (28 sts)

Change to white.

Row 10: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc  5) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts) Add safety eyes, placing the larger eye in the center (refer to the picture) and the smaller eye to the right and down. Stuff work and bind off.

To add orange stripes, attach orange yarn under the top grey stripe. Ss around, stop after 20 sts.

Attach orange yarn above the bottom grey stripe, lining it up with the orange stripe you have just made. Ss around until you have made 24 sts. Bind off and weave in ends.

For BB8 panels (make 4)

Start with grey yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Change to white.

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st. Ss. (12 sts)

Change to orange.

Row 3: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc. 2 sc in st ( for the 2nd sc, pull up a loop through the magic circle), sc, 2 sc in st, sc pulling a loop through the mc, ) repeat once more. Ss to first st. (18 sts)

Change to white.

Row 4: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc 2) repeat around. Ss to first st. (24 sts) Bind off.

For assembly: Sew 4 panels to BB8 main body. Sew head to body, weaving in all ends.

R2D2 Crochet Pattern

Materials Needed:

  • White worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Navy Blue worsted (4) weight yarn
  • Grey (4) weight yarn
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stuffing
  • 2 safety eyes (1 larger than the other)

Terms Needed: Sc = single crochet, , ss = slip stitch, ch = chain, st = stitch, mc = magic circle, sc2tog = single crochet 2 together,

For R2D2 Head + Body

Start with navy blue yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Change to grey yarn.

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc) repeat around. Ss. (18 sts)

Change to navy blue yarn.

Row 4: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (30 sts)

Change to grey yarn.

Rows 6-9: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss. (30 sts)

Change to navy blue yarn.

Row 10: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss. (30 sts)

Change to grey yarn.

Row 11: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss. (30 sts)

Change to white yarn.

Rows 12-22: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss to first st.

Row 23: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (24 sts)

Row 24: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (18 sts)

Row 25: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc) repeat around. Ss. (12 sts)

Add safety eyes, stuff work.

Row 26: Ch 1. Sc2tog around. Ss. Bind off and weave in ends.

For R2D2 legs (make 2)

Start with white yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Rows 3-12: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Row 13: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc) repeat around. Ss. (18 sts)

Row 14: Ch 1. (Sc 2 in st, sc 5) repeat around. Ss. (21 sts)

Row 15: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 5) repeat around. Ss. (18 sts)

Row 16: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc) repeat around. Ss. (12 sts)

Stuff work.

Row 17: Ch 1. Sc2tog around. Ss. (6 sts)

Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

For R2D2 foot:

Start with white yarn.

Row 1: Sc 6 in mc. Ss to first st. (6 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc 2 in each st around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc around. Ss to first st. (12 sts)

Row 4: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 4) repeat around. Ss. (10 sts)

Row 5: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 3) repeat around. Ss. (8 sts)

Stuff work.

Row 6: Ch 1. (Sc2tog, sc 2) repeat around. Ss. (6 sts)

Row 7: Ch 1. Sc2tog around, Ss. Bind off, leaving a tail for sewing.

For R2D2 eye piece:

Start with navy blue yarn.

Row 1: Sc 4 in mc. Ss. Bind off.

For Assembly:

Sew legs to either side of body. Sew foot to front of body. Place eye piece around larger eye and secure. Using a yarn needle, add blue details to front of R2D2 (Use photo for reference).

Enjoy your week, and may the force be with you!

Gillian

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