The ? Block is just one of several iconic blocks from the Mario universe. It’s always a mystery what’s inside the ? Block. One hit can reveal a coin, a Super Mushroom, a Fire Flower, or one of the many power-ups that exist in the Mushroom Kingdom.
Crochet yourself a mini ? Block with this free amigurumi pattern. Or use a chunky yarn and make a life-sized ? Block!
size 8 (4.0 mm) crochet hook
Yarn – yellow (Y)
Scissors, yarn needle, polyester fibrefill
White felt, white glue
ch – chain
st – stitch
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
inc – make 2 single crochet stitches into the same stitch
trinc – make 3 single crochet stitches into the same stitch
dec – decrease over next two stitches (single crochet 2 stitches together)
trdec – decrease over next three stitches (single crochet 3 stitches together)
BLO – crochet into the back loops only
Use yellow (Y) yarn.
R1 With Y, sc 4 into magic ring (4)
R2 trinc into each st around (12)
R3 sc 1, trinc, sc 2, trinc, sc 2, trinc, sc 2, trinc, sc 1 (20)
R4 sc 2, trinc, sc 4, trinc, sc 4, trinc, sc 4, trinc, sc 2 (28)
R5 sc 3, trinc, sc 6, trinc, sc 6, trinc, sc 6, trinc, sc 3 (36)
R6 In BLO, sc in each st around (36)
R7-13 sc in each st around (36)
R14 In BLO, sc 3, trdec, sc 6, trdec, sc 6, trdec, sc 6, trdec, sc 3 (28)
R15 sc 2, trdec, sc 4, trdec, sc 4, trdec, sc 4, trdec, sc 2 (20)
R16 sc 1, trdec, sc 2, trdec, sc 2, trdec, sc 2, trdec, sc 1 (12)
Stuff the block with polyfill before the next round.
R17 dec, dec, dec (9)
Finish with a sl st into the next st. Cut a short yarn tail for sewing.
Add more polyfill stuffing if needed. Then sew the opening closed.
Cut out four question marks using the template below. Glue or needlefelt the question marks to the four sides of the block.