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Tiny Turtle
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 81109AD This adorable amigurumi tortoise is easy and fun to make!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
2 in. (5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


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

860-173 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Green

Light muted green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
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, 6 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:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



TURTLE
UPPER SHELL
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


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


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


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


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


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


Rnds 9-14: Sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



BOTTOM SHELL
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-8: Work Rnds 1-8 of Top Shell - 48 sc.


Fasten off.



HEAD
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


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


Rnd 3: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 14 sc.


Rnd 4: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 16 sc.


Rnd 5: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 18 sc.


Rnd 6: Sc in each sc around.


Rnd 7: Sc2tog, sc in next 14 sc, sc2tog - 16 sc.


Rnd 8: Sc2tog, sc in next 12 sc, sc2tog - 14 sc.


Rnd 9: Sc2tog, sc in next 10 sc, sc2tog - 12 sc.


Fasten off.



LEGS (make 4)
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.


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


Rnds 3-5: Sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



TAIL
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker as each rnd is completed.


Rnds 2-4: Sc in each sc around - 4 sc.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.

Stuff Upper Shell and sew to Bottom Shell.

Stuff Head and sew to Shell.

Stuff Legs and Tail very lightly and sew to Shell.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
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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