April 25, 2011

Whale Amigurumi




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Finished Size: approx. 7 in / 18 cm

Materials:
Lion Brand Jiffy "Silver Heather"
small amount of black yarn for eyes
size J (6mm) crochet hook
stuffing
yarn needle

Instructions:

BODY
Start with a magic ring.
Ch 1. 6 sc in ring.
2 sc in each st around. (12)
(Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st)twice. (14)
(Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st)twice. (16)
(Sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st)twice. (18) 

(Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st)around. (24)
Sc in each st around.
(Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st)around. (30)
Sc in each st around.
(Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st)around. (36)
Sc in each st around for 14 rounds.
(Sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog)around. (30)
Sc in each st around.
At this point, add stuffing.
Continue stuffing throughout remaining rounds.
(Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog)around. (24)
(Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog)around. (18)
(Sc in next st, sc2tog)around. (12)
(Sc2tog)around. (6)
Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining sts.

FINS
Make 4.
Work sc in front loops only.
Ch 2, 3 sc in second ch from hook. Ch1, turn.
2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
2 sc in first sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in last sc.
Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY
Sew 2 fins to the end to create the tail.
Sew remaining fins to body.
Embroider eyes.

5 comments:

  1. This pattern is absolutely adorable. Great for little kids, and even for presents in general.

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  2. Interesting you should say that, because I originally came up with this pattern just to create a gift for my mom for mother's day. (I was trying to crochet a dolphin, but ended up creating a whale instead)

    Thank you so much for your eloquent comment! :]

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  4. Thank you Hannah.You are so sweet to share your hard work with us for free. My dh loves sea animals so I am making your's for him as part of decorations for his "fish" room.Thanks again

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  5. Thank you Hannah.You are so sweet to share your hard work with us for free. My dh loves sea animals so I am making your's for him as part of decorations for his "fish" room.Thanks again

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