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Free Crochet Pattern: Orbie Creature

Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90032AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 6 in. (15 cm) diameter

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Fun Fur®

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Color (B)
Vanna's Choice®

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Color (C)
Vanna's Choice®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Choice®
Linen White Pink Aqua Soft Pink Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Silver Fox Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Moss
Aquamarine Violet Purpletini Neon Lime Lime Hot Pink Indigo Lava
Sandstone Confetti Citrus Tropical Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes
South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes Deep Sea Stripes
*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)
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  320-191 Fun Fur Yarn: Violet
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$ 4.99  
Note: (A)
•  860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green
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$ 4.39  
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Note: (B)
•  860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black
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$ 4.39  
Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Orbie Creature

Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - 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.

CREATURE
BODY (make 2)

With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around–30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around–36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around–42 sts.
Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around–48 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around–54 sts.
Fasten off.

ARMS AND LEGS (make 4)
With 1 strand of B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnds 2–11: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

OUTER EYE (make 2)
With 1 strand of C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts.
Fasten off.

INNER EYE (make 2)
With 1 strand of B, work Rnds 1 and 2 of Outer Eye–12 sts.
Fasten off.

PUPIL (make 2)
With 1 strand of C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Inner Eyes centered on top of Outer Eyes. Sew Eyes to one Body piece. Sew Pupils to center of Eyes. With wrong side of Body pieces tog and working through both thicknesses, join 1 strand of A with sl st in edge and work sc evenly spaced around outer edge, leaving an opening for stuffing. Stuff Body then finish crocheting pieces tog. Stuff Arms and Legs and sew 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)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Orbie Creature Reviewed by Lindsay on 2009-08-26 *****
i loved this pattern it turned out so cute! this was the first time i had ever worked with fun fur and it was definantly a challenge but still worth it in the end. I used tropical "prints" for the body and magenta for the arms and legs.


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