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Amigurumi Panda
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 70587AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this fuzzy critter is sure to steal your heart

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
6 in. (15 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN: knit.1


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi

Crisp white with a metallic-color highlight


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Note: (A)

320-100 Fun Fur Yarn: White Bright, true white
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Note: (B)

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


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Note: (C)

320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black Rich, true black
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Note: (D)

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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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) Panda 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 C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: (Sc, 2 hdc, 2 sc, 2 hdc, sc) in 2nd ch from hook.
Fasten off.



BODY
With 1 strand each of A and B held together, 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.
Rnds 5-9: Sc in each sc around; change to 1 strand each of C and D held together.
Sew on Eyes.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes through center of each crocheted Eye.
Rnds 10-12: Sc in each sc around; change to 1 strand each of A and B held together.
Rnds 13-18: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.> Stuff piece.Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 21: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly.

Knot to secure.



ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With 1 strand each of C and D held together, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each sc around - 8 sc.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With 1 strand each of C and D held together, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
With B, embroider a straight stitch nose.

Fold Ears in half to make a half circle and sew closed.

Sew straight edge of Ears to Head.

Stuff Arms and Legs and sew to Body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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