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Home : Patterns : Fay the Flamingo
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Fay the Flamingo

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Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Choice® - Fun Fur
Pattern #: 80823AD
Rating: ****3.6 (based on 14 reviews)
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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)
 
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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

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Color (B)
Fun Fur

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402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
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Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)
*Fun Fur (Article #320). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz/50g; 64 yd/58m balls
Prints: 1.5 oz/40g; 57 yd/52m balls
Exotics: 1.75 oz/50g; 55 yd/50m balls (Note: Exotics shades are lay flat to dry)

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•  860-140 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Rose
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$ 3.29  
Note: (A)
•  320-101 Fun Fur Yarn: Soft Pink
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$ 4.99  
Note: (A)
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, 6 mm diameter
  • Small amount black yarn
  • Fiberfill stuffing
 

Fay the Flamingo

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice® - Fun Fur

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:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

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
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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: ****3.6 (based on 14 reviews)
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Fay the Flamingo Reviewed by Faye Hankins on 2013-11-13 *****
My flamingo turned out well but I do think it needs wings. Did anybody write down a pattern?


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