Teru Teru Bozu · Ghost Doll · Japanese Weather Charm
Teru Teru Bozu is a quick and easy no-sew crochet project that is crocheted seamlessly in one piece. The PDF pattern comes with two different sizes to make a Big Teru (5 inches tall) and a Small Teru (3 inches tall). The small Teru can be turned into a keychain given its size.
In traditional Japanese culture, this doll is a handmade charm made of white paper or cloth, and believed to stop the rain and bring sunshine if hung outside of window sills with a string. As an amigurumi, your Teru Teru Bozu will be long-lasting and cherished for years to come!
This cute, decorative ghost doll can also be made into a Halloween ornament!
Big Teru: 5 inches (13 cm)
Small Teru: 3 inches (7.5 cm)
★★☆☆☆ Beginner/Easy. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below).
Stitches/Terms (US Terms):
FO = fasten off
YO = yarn over
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (insert 2 sc in same st)
dec = decrease (sc 2 sts together)
dc = double crochet
dc-inc = double crochet increase (insert 2 dc in the same st)]
Medium weight (4) yarn in white, red, black
2.75mm crochet hook
8mm plastic safety eyes - for Big Teru
6mm plastic safety eyes - for Small Teru