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Felted Penny the Panda
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 80446AD This super fun critter is a great amigurumi pal. As seen in Martha Stewart Living, January 2010.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 8 in. (20.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-099 Lion Wool Yarn: Winter White

Creamy natural white wool


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (A)

820-153 Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony Intense, true black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc dec) 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 or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



PANDA
BODY
Beg at top of head, with A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc 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 each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


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


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


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


Rnds 8- 21: Sc in each st around.

Change to B.


Rnds 22-25: With B, sc in each st around.


Fasten off.



EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.


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


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 16 sts.


Fasten off.



LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


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


Rnds 3-6: Sc in each st around.


Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-5: Rep Rnds 1-5 of Legs.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.


Felting
Wash pieces by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate until lightly felted.

Gently pull into shape and allow to dry.


Following package directions, attach safety eyes through Eyes and onto Face.

With B, embroider straight st nose.

Stuff Body, then sew closed.

Stuff Legs lightly and sew to Body.

Lightly stuff Ears and sew to Body.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dtr = double treble (triple) crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
Yarn Ply -- what is it?
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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