25.4.11

Whale Amigurumi

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FINISHED SIZE: approx. 7 in / 18 cm



Materials:


- bulky weight yarn; grey

- small amount of black yarn for eyes

- size J (6mm) crochet hook

- stuffing

- yarn needle




Abbreviations:


ch = chain

sc = single crochet

sc2tog = single crochet 2 sts together

st / sts = stitch / stitches




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 end of tail (the narrow end of the body).

Sew 2 fins to either side of body.

Stitch eyes using black yarn.
 

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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