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Home : Patterns : Pocket Pet Duckling
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Pocket Pet Duckling

Lion Brand® Fun Fur®
Pattern #: BK4K-0506004-C
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
5 inches [approximately 10 cm]

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This tiny stuffed animal is fun to play with or to use as a bookmark or to decorate a backpack. Makes a great addition to an Easter basket! It is lesson 1 from our series of 'learn to crochet' pocket pet projects
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Fun Fur®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 320-157: Fun Fur Yarn: Soft Yellow
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Fun Fur®
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*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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MATERIALS
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•  320-157 Fun Fur Yarn: Soft Yellow
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$ 4.99  
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Black & white Wrap   $ 0.00  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)   $ 2.30  
Additional Materials
Scrap yarn for eyes, approximately 4 inches [10 cm] black
Small quantity orange felt for feet and bill
Sewing needle and matching thread
1 oz polyester stuffing
3 types of blue rick-rack for tail (optional),
approximately 12 inches [approximately 35 cm]
 

Pocket Pet Duckling

Lion Brand® Fun Fur®

GAUGE:

24 scs x 16 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

DUCKLING
Chain 21.
Row 1
Sc (single crochet) in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across – 20 sc.
Row 2 Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Rep last row 12 more times, or until piece is square. End off. Cut yarn.

Need a little help? Use our handy learn-to-crochet instructions for detailed pictures and instructions!

Fold square in half and stitch as shown

Turn the fabric and open it -- it will be a cone. Put the stuffing into it. Position stuffing with your finger to make the duck the shape you'd like (you can always adjust this later, as well)
Fold down the flap at the top of the cone. Sew the open edges closed.
To put eyes on the duck pull the crochet hook all the way through the duckling's 'head' and use it to pull the black and white yarn through together. Tie it off securely on one end (use several knots). Pull it tight and tie off on the other end (use several knots). Trim closely.

Cut 2 feet and 2 bills from felt, per pattern:

Using needle and thread, position and sew bill (hold both together for top and bottom bill) and feet (sew on opposite sides) to the duck.
If this duck will be used as a bookmark, cut three strands of rick-rack and sew on underside of duck.

Adjust position of stuffing so duck is the shape you want.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


  Learn to Crochet Instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToCrochet.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Pocket Pet Duckling Reviewed by Crystal on 2013-11-15 *****
Great for beginners, this darling little duck's instructions were easy to follow, plus this little guy is adorable and stole my heart! I made one for me and some more for gifts! Unfortunately I couldn't find Fun Fur in my local LB store. No problem, I used some Vanna's Choice yarn laying around. Anyway this is adorable!


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