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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Penguin
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Penguin

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 70583AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 72 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

PUBLISHED IN:  Jo-Ann, knit.1
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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One of our menagerie of amigurumi animals, this darling penguin is sure to be a favorite.
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Color (B)
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*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black
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$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
•  620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi
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$ 4.69  
Note: (B)
•  620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold
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$ 4.69  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Amigurumi Penguin

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

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:

1) Penguin is worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
2) To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st.

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.

BODY
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.
Rnds 8-11: Sc in each sc around; change to B in last st of last rnd.
Rnds 12-17: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc.
Sew Eyes to Body. Following package directions, attach safety eyes through center of each crocheted eye.
Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc. Stuff piece.
Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc.
Rnd 23: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last rnd and gather tightly. Knot to secure.

FEET (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 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 - 12 sc.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

WINGS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 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 - 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.
Fasten off.

BEAK
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 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 - 12 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Fold Beak in half to make a half-circle, stuff lightly and sew closed. Sew straight edge of Beak to Body. Stuff feet and sew to Body. Sew about 1/3 of outside circumference of Wing to Body. 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)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 72 reviews)
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Amigurumi Penguin Reviewed by Gina Colby on 2012-11-19 *****
Super Fun and easy to make! I added an amigurumi Easter Egg and left an opening to add a baby penguin. My kids are in love!!


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