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Amigurumi Holiday Penguin
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 70703AD One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this cheery holiday bird with a Christmas-striped hat is sure to be a favorite.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
9 in. (23 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 29, 2012)
SCARF With E, ch 5 Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 4 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each sc across. Rep Row 1 2 until scarf measures 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beginning. Fasten off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-100 Vanna's Choice Yarn: White

Crisp white


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Note: (B)

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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Note: (C)

860-133 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Brick

Burnt red-orange


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Note: (D)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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Note: (E)

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

When working in the rnd, place marker to indicate beg of rnd and move marker up as each rnd is complete.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

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 each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.

Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.

Rnds 7-13: Sc in each sc around.

Fasten off A.

Rnd 14: With B, sc in each sc around - 36 sc.

Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.

Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.Fasten off.



BODY With A, ch 2.

Rnds 1-6: Rep Rnds 1-6 of Head.

Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.

Rnd 8: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 48 sc.

Rnds 9-19: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 42 sc.

Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.

Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.

Rnd 23: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.Fasten off.



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.



BEAK With C, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in first ch.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 6 sc.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 9 sc.

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.Fasten off.



FEET (make 2) With C, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.

Rnds 3-4: Sc in each sc around.Fasten off.



WINGS (make 2) With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 8 sc.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.

Rnds 4-13: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 8 sc.Fasten off.



TUMMY PATCH With B, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

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 each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 5: Sc in next 11 sc, 2 dc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 11 sc.Fasten off.



SCARF With E, ch 5 Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 4 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each sc across.Rep Row 2 until scarf measures 12 in.

(30.5 cm) from beginning.

Fasten off.



HAT With D, ch 2 Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first chain.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.

Rnds 3-4: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 5: Sc2tog around - 6 sc.

Rnd 6: With E, sc in each sc around - 6 sc.

Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 9 sc.

Rnd 8: With D, sc in each sc around - 9 sc.

Rnd 9: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.

Rnd 10: With E, sc in each sc around - 12 sc.

Rnd 11: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * around - 15 sc.

Rnd 12: With D, sc in each sc around - 15 sc.

Rnd 13: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.

Rnd 14: With E, sc in each sc around - 18 sc.

Rnd 15: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc; rep from * around - 21 sc.

Rnd 16: With D, sc in each sc around - 21 sc.

Rnd 17: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 6 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.

Rnd 18: With E, sc in each sc around - 24 sc.

Rnd 19: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 7 sc; rep from * around - 27 sc.

Rnd 20: With D, sc in each sc around - 27 sc.

Rnd 21: *2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 8 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.Fasten off.





FINISHING Following package directions, attach safety eyes to crocheted Eyes.

Sew eyes to Head.

Stuff Head and body firmly.

Sew Head to Body, sew on Tummy Patch and Beak.

Sew Wings and Feet to each side.

Lightly stuff Hat and sew to Head, fold down hat and tack down.

Tie Scarf around neck.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
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)
tog = together


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