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Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Holiday Penguin

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Pattern #: 70703AD
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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.
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One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this cheery holiday bird with a Christmas-striped hat is sure to be a favorite.

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Amigurumi Holiday Penguin

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GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

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.


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
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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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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 29 reviews)
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Amigurumi Holiday Penguin Reviewed by Melissa Cumby on 2012-12-09 *****
I made this for my best friend for Christmas and customized it with UNC colors (She is a huge fan!). This was my first attempt at Amigurumi and it turned out great! Best of luck if you give it a try :)


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