17.7.11

Shark Amigurumi

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FINISHED SIZE: approx. 4 in / 10 cm


 


Materials: 



- bulky weight yarn; grey & white

- small amount of black yarn for embroidering


- size J (6mm) crochet hook

- 
9mm black safety eyes


- yarn needle


- stuffing




Abbreviations:


ch = chain

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

st / sts = stitch / stitches



 

Instructions:

 




BODY

 

 

Top


Using grey yarn, start with a magic ring.

Ch 1, 5 sc in ring.


2 sc in ea st around. (10)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (25)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts)around. (30)


Sc in ea st around for 5 rounds.


Sl st in next st.


Fasten off.




Base


Using white yarn, start with a magic ring.

Ch 1, 5 sc in ring.


2 sc in ea st around. (10)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (25)


(2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts)around. (30)


Sc in ea st around.


Sl st in next st.


Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.





FINS


Make 5.


Using grey yarn, start with a magic ring.

Ch 1, 4 sc in ring.


Sc in ea st around.


(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)twice. (6)


Sc in ea st around for 3 rounds.


Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.




ASSEMBLY



With black yarn, embroider gills on sides of Body Top.


Place safety eyes just in front of gills and secure.


With white yarn, sew Body Top to Body Base, adding stuffing throughout this process.


Sew one fin to top of shark.


Sew one fin to either side of shark, beneath gills.


Sew two fins (vertically) to the rear of the shark to create the tail.


With white yarn, embroider teeth (just vertical lines in the example) somewhat randomly.

5 comments:

  1. This pattern rocks and is so easy! Thanks for sharing

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  2. You are most welcome! Thank you for the compliment. =)

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  3. This pattern is adorable, I've added it to the new site www.crochetatplay.com A new site to find 100s of free crochet patterns from all over the web. Updated every Wednesday and Saturday nights! If for some reason you do not wish to have your pattern linked up please email me at megan@crochetatplay.com Thanks! Megan

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  4. it is so cute!!! im putting together a mobile for my baby's crib, "under the sea" themed... this will definitely go! :) thanks for sharing.

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  5. Just wanted to let you know this was featured on the At Play Blog (www.atplayonline.com) today.

    http://atplayonline.com/2013/08/08/shark-week-finds/

    Thanks
    Megan

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