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Amigurumi Penguin
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70583AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this darling penguin is sure to be a favorite.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN: Jo-Ann, knit.1


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi

Crisp white with a metallic-color highlight


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Note: (B)

620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold

Bright goldenrod yellow


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
1) Penguin is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


2) To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.


INSTRUCTIONS



EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Fasten off.



BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.
Rnds 8-11: Sc in each sc around; change to B in last st of last rnd.
Rnds 12-17: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Sew Eyes to Body.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes through center of each crocheted eye.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.

Stuff piece.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly.

Knot to secure.



FEET (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



WINGS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Fasten off.



BEAK
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Fold Beak in half to make a half-circle, stuff lightly and sew closed.

Sew straight edge of Beak to Body.

Stuff feet and sew to Body.

Sew about 1/3 of outside circumference of Wing to Body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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