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
8ply Acrylic yarn - white ,black and orange
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
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.
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!
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