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Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 80284AD This amigurumi is a great present for new graduates.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 1/4 in. (11 cm) long

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-174 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Avocado

Cool medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Note: (A)

620-153 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Black

True black


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Note: (B)

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
Small amounts of brown, red and yellow yarn
2 small black beads (for eyes)
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:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join rnds or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



WORM

HEAD AND BODY

With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts.

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–24 sts.

Rnds 5–8: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–18 sts.

Rnd 10: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around–12 sts.
Start stuffing firmly. Continue stuffing as you go.

Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 6 times–6 sts.

Rnd 12: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.

Rnd 13: Rep Rnd 3.

Rnds 14–17: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 10.

Rnd 19: Rep Rnd 11–6 sts.

Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 12–12 sts.

Rnds 21–23: Sc in each st around.

Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–9 sts.

Rnd 25: Rep Rnd 18–6 sts.

Rnd 26: (Sc2tog) 3 times–3 sts.

Fasten off.

CAP

With B, ch 2.

Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Head–12 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.

MORTARBOARD

With B, ch 7.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across–6 sts.

Rows 2–7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Sew beads to head for eyes. With brown yarn, embroider outline st eyeglasses around beads. With red yarn, embroider straight st smile. Sew Mortarboard to Cap then sew Cap to Head. Sew a strand of yellow yarn to center top of Mortarboard for tassel, fray end of strand. Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
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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