Dragon Hatchling

For dragon lovers all over, there is nothing sweeter than a newly hatched dragon of their very own. And this little one doesn’t even have teeth yet. A perfect gift for a baby boy or simply make one for yourself. Heck, make a whole clutch of them because one can never have too many dragons about the place. Designed to have pose-able limbs with instructions included on how to create them.

Pattern includes detailed written instructions using British crochet terms with American terms in brackets where applicable. A listing of materials needed and stitches used is also provided along with pattern notes containing links to helpful Youtube sites for mastering an invisible decrease.

Size: Seated - 20,5cm Standing - 26cm

Pattern Difficulty: Moderate/Experienced

Stitches to know: mr – magic ring dc – double crochet (US – single crochet) dec – decrease ch - chain slst – slip stitch

Should you have any queries, or need any help with the pattern, please do not hesitate to contact me as I’m only too happy to help and want you to enjoy using my patterns.

Please respect the hard work and copyright of this pattern and don’t copy, share, alter, upload or distribute it in any way without my permission. Please feel free to sell any items you make from this pattern.


  • Written Crochet Pattern

Materials you need at home:

  • Stylecraft Special DK: 2 balls of Meadow (Main shade)
  • Stylecraft Life DK: 1 ball/oddments of Natural Nepp (underside of feet)
  • Stylecraft Life DK: 1 ball/oddments of Gorse Nepp (spine and wings) (Note: While I’ve used Stylecraft, any double knitting yarn will work. Just be sure to keep to the same brand)
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • 4 x 15mm buttons (to attach limbs)
  • 1 pair of 6mm black safety eyes
  • Fibrefill
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I am from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Some would comment that I live in my own little world of imaginary creatures and all things fey. To them I ask, does the wind not exist simply because we do not see it?

Whether it be an old bottle cap, a skein of yarn, scraps of material, a piece of wire or a block of wood, I love to spend time creating things of whimsy that I trust will be found to be fun, refreshing and enjoyable to others.

I am also a published cross stitch designer having done work for and with Quick & Easy Cross Stitch magazine (UK), Cross Stitcher magazine (UK), Jeanette Crews Design (USA) as well as DMC Paris.

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