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Fay the Flamingo
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 80823AD This adorable amigurumi flamingo is perfect for any child's zoo.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
10 in. (25 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 2, 2010)
Rnd 22: Sc in the next st, sc2tog twice, sc in next st, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts) 4 times. - 22 24 sts. Rnd 23: Sc2tog twice, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts) 4 times. -24 26 sts.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

860-140 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Rose

Light muted pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.29
Note: (A)

320-101 Fun Fur Yarn: Soft Pink

Gentle cotton candy pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Note: (A)

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, 6 mm diameter Small amount black yarn 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 or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD AND 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) around - 18 sts.


Rnds 4 - 6: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 7: Sc2tog, sc in each of the next 14 sts, sc2tog - 16 sts.


Rnd 8: Sc2tog, sc in each of the next 12 sts, sc2tog - 14 sts.


Rnd 9: Sc2tog, sc in each of the next 10 sts, sc2tog - 12 sts.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.

Begin to stuff piece firmly with fiberfill.

Continue to stuff as work progresses.


Rnds 10 - 14: Sc in each sc around.


Rnds 15 + 16: (2 sc in next st) 4 times, (Sc2tog) 4 times - 12 sts.


Rnds 17 + 18: Sc in each sc around.

- 12 sts.


Rnd 19: Sc in each of the next 8 sts., (2 sc in next st) 4 times - 16 sts.


Rnd 20: Sc in each of the next 8 sts., (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) 4 times.

- 20 sts.

Join one strand of B to the strand of A and continue, holding both yarns tog.


Rnd 21: Sc in the next 2 sts, sc2tog twice, sc in each of the next 2 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts) 4 times.

- 22 sts.


Rnd 22: Sc in the next st, sc2tog twice, sc in next st, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts) 4 times.

- 24 sts.
Rnd 23: Sc2tog twice, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts) 4 times.

- 26 sts.


Rnd 24: Sc in the next 2 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts) 4 times.

- 30 sts.


Rnds 25 - 27: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 28: (Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts) around - 24 sts.


Rnd 29: (Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts) around - 18 sts.


Rnd 30: (Sc2tog, sc in next st) around - 12 sts.


Rnd 31: Sc2tog around - 6 sts.


Fasten off.



BEAK
With black yarn, 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: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 3: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) twice.

- 6 sts.


Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
Begin at bottom of Leg.

With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first chain.

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


Rnd 2: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of the next the next 2 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st.

- 12 sts.


Rnd 3: Sc2tog, Sc in each of the next 2 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of the next 2 sts, sc2tog.

- 8 sts.

Begin to stuff piece firmly with fiberfill.

Continue to stuff as work progresses.


Rnd 4: Sc2tog around - 4 sts.


Rnds 5- 10: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 11: 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts - 6 sts.


Rnd 12: Sc in each sc around - 6 sts.


Rnd 13: Sc2tog twice, sc in each of next 2 sts - 4 sts.


Rnds 14- 18: Sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Beak to Head.

Sew Legs to Body.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
sc = single crochet
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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