Free Crochet Pattern : Penguin

May 22, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Sharing with you guys a simple and quick project. It's a good crochet pattern for beginners to practise crochet, you will need to know how to do a magic ring , carry yarn and colour change. 

Penguin is approximately 5 cm tall. It's so small and compact that you can make tons of them, put a keyring and hang them on your bags.

 

Materials you need: 

a 3.0 mm crochet hook

stuff filling 

8ply Acrylic yarn - white ,black and orange

yarn needle

A pair of 8 mm safety eyes

 

Abbreviations (in U.S crochet terms)

Sc      - Single crochet

Ch     - Chain

St      - Stitch

Inc    - Increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec   - Decrease (1sc over 2 stitches)

Hdc   - Half double crochet 

Rep   - Repeat

 

Body

Start with Black Yarn

R1:  10 sc in magic ring (10 sts)

R2:  2 Sc in each sc around. (20 sts)

R3:  *1 Sc in 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 4 times. (25 sts)

R4:  Sc around (25 sts)

To make the white patch of the penguin refer to R5-11:

Alternatively, you may use the diagram as a guide

R5   (25 sts) : 1 Sc with black yarn

                 Change to white colour yarn and 5 sc (carry the black yarn along)

                 Change to Black color yarn and 19 sc (carry the white yarn along)

 

R6-9  (25 sts) : Change to white colour yarn and 7 sc (carry the black yarn along)

                 Change to Black color yarn and 18sc (carry the white yarn along)

R10    (25 sts) : 1 Sc with black yarnChange to white colour yarn and 5 sc (carry the black yarn along)                  Change to Black color yarn and 19 sc (carry the white yarn along)

R11   (20 sts) : *1 Sc in 3 sc, dec in next sc*, rep 4 times.

R12    (10 sts) : Dec Around

Attach the safety eyes on R4 (1st & 7th Stitch) 
Stuff an appropriate amount of stuff filling into the body Fasten off

Close the gap, Weave tail through last round and secure with a knot 

 

Flipper- Make 2

R1 : In magic ring ch 2, 3 hdc, ch 2 and sl (6sts)

Pull the end to close the magic circle and trim the end.

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

 

Assembly

1. Sew Flipper to the side of the body

2. Using the diagram as a reference, sew the mouth with orange yarn

Optional : Add Blusher to the cheeks for extra cuteness :) 

 

Your Penguin is done! Isn't it very easy to make?? What are you waiting for? Grab your hooks and crochet on!!

 

Hope you guys will like this under 30 minutes project! 

 

You may make and sell the amigurumi made from this pattern but give us the credits by linking it back to us! ! Much Appreciated! 
You can share your completed project with us too and we will be glad to feature it on our page!

 

 

Love, 

Yunie 

 

 

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