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Home : Patterns : Tiny Turtle
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Tiny Turtle

Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 81109AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 31 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
2 in. (5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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•  860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard
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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
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Tiny Turtle

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice®

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.

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
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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 31 reviews)
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Tiny Turtle Reviewed by Gwyn Qualley on 2012-07-18 *****
I love this little guy! I made 2 for friends' children and both were received with joy (parents and children). I will definitely make again.


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