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Hibud from Yoyo the Ricecorpse Crochet Pattern

Oh boy, looks like Sunday is almost over and we all know what’s coming next… the much dreaded MONDAY!!! But first, let’s enjoy a FREE pattern!

This week hasn’t been much fortunate for me, in the crochet domain, as I’ve been feeling some really annoying wrist pain and haven’t been able to crochet much because of it. Nonetheless, I still tried to create something, which brings us to today’s post.

I’ve been in love with this character called Hibud by Yoyo the Ricecorpse for a while now and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to bring it to crochet form. It’s a chubby little being with an awkward face and a leaf on its head, simply perfect! Here’s the original character that inspired me and keep scrolling to find the pattern. Have fun!





The pattern is written in U.S. terminology. This project is worked in rounds so you might want to use a stitch marker to mark the end/beginning of each round (a contrasting piece of yarn should be enough). There is no specific gauge for this project, just try to keep it tight and even throughout. Your final Hibud will end up with approximately 9 cm (4 in). If you make a Hibud of your own with this pattern I would love to see it, so please tag me in your posts and/or use the hashtag #lemonyarncreationspattern on social media. Don’t forget to also tag the original creator of this character @yoyothericecorpse.


  • 3.5mm and 2.5mm Crochet Hooks
  • Worsted Weight Yarn in White, Green and just a strand of Black for the mouth.
  • Pink Felt (for the cheeks)
  • 6mm Safety Eyes
  • Polyester Fiberfill Stuffing
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
  • Craft Glue


  • Rnd/s – Round/Rounds
  • MR – Magic Ring
  • Ch – Chain
  • St/s – Stitch/Stitches
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Inc – Increase
  • Dec – Decrease
  • Hdc Inc – Half Double Crochet Increase
  • [*] – Sequence of stitches to repeat
  • (*) – Number of stitches at the end of each round


Body (in white yarn and with 3.5mm)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in MR (6)

Rnd 2: Inc around (12)

Rnd 3: [Sc, inc] around (18)

Rnd 4: [Sc 2, inc] around (24)

Rnd 5: [Sc 3, inc] around (30)

Rnd 6: [Sc 4, inc] around (36)

Rnd 7-14: Sc around (36)

Rnd 15: [Sc 4, dec] around (30)

Place safety eyes between rnds 9 and 10, and 5 sts apart. Using the Black yarn, make the mouth between rnds 10 and 11, and aligned with the eyes. Attach yarn ends on the inside for maximum security and cut excess. Start stuffing.

Rnd 16: [Sc 3, dec] around (24)

Rnd 17: [Sc 2, dec] around (18)

Rnd 18: [Sc, dec] around (12)

Rnd 19: Dec around (6) Finish off and sew hole closed, hiding yarn end inside the body.


Arms (make two in white yarn and with 3.5mm)

Rnd 1: 3 sc in MR (3)

Rnd 2: Inc, sc 2 (4) Finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Sew the arms between rnds 11 and 13, and leaving a gap of 2 sts between them and the eyes.


Legs (make two in white yarn and with 3.5mm)

Rnd 1: 3 sc in MR (3)

Rnd 2: Inc, sc 2 (4)

Rnd 3: Inc, sc 3 (5) Finish off and leave long tail for sewing.

Sew the legs between rnds 15 and 17, and on closer to the face than the arms.


Leaf (in green yarn and with 2.5mm)

This part will be worked in rows. Start by leaving a long tail.

Row 1: Ch 10, skip first ch from hook and [Slst, sc, hdc inc, slst]. Now ch 5 and [Slst, sc, hdc inc, slst]. Slst in the remaining chs (5) and finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Sew the leaf to the top of the body, between rnds 1 and 2 closer to the face.

Cut two round pieces of pink felt for the cheeks, to be glued under the eyes (see picture as reference).

That’s it, you’ve just made a chubby Hibud! I hope you enjoyed this little pattern of mine and let’s all kick Monday’s butt together!


The pattern and photos presented here are the property of Lemon Yarn Creations. This pattern is for personal use only, please do not redistribute it or resell it in any form. If you wish to share this pattern you may link to this post, but please do not claim it as your own.  This is a fan art pattern, I do not own the rights to the character. If you have any problem while making this pattern please let me know via email to or comment here, I’ll do my best to help you with your questions.


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