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1  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / penguin finger puppet - free pattern on: August 25, 2011 02:59:36 AM

I did tapestry crochet because of frequent color changing. Also Ive used this tutorial for color changes http://www.planetjune.com/blog/amigurumi-help/changing-colour/
In this pattern parts between brackets are in white and everything else is in black. Good luck!


With black

Rnd 1: 6sc in magic ring
Rnd 2: sc, inc
Rnd 3: 2 sc, inc
Rnd 4: 8sc, (2sc), 4sc, (2sc), 8 sc
Rnd 5: 7sc, (4sc), 2sc, (4sc), 7 sc
Rnd 6: 6sc, (12sc) , 6sc
Rnd 7: 6sc, (12sc) , 6sc (Do the eyes with french knot)
Rnd 8: dec, 2sc, dec, (2sc, dec, 4sc, dec, 2sc), dec, 2sc, dec
Rnd 9: 4sc, (10sc) , 4sc
Rnd 10: sc, dec, sc, (sc, 4 times dec, sc), sc, dec, sc
Rnd 11: sc, inc, inc, (sc, inc, 2sc, inc, sc), inc, inc, sc
Rnd 12: Back loops only -  5sc, (8sc), 5sc
Rnd 13-20: Both loops - 5sc, (8sc), 5sc
Rnd 21: 6sc, (6sc), 6sc
Rnd 22-25: only with black sc around

With black in front loops of 12th round. Hold the penguin with head facing towards you. For the left flipper- Insert hook in white stitch next to last. Yarn over and draw yarn thru that stitch. Tie a knot. Than yarn over again, pull loop thru same stitch and do one sc into same stitch.  Do five more. Now you have 6sc. Chain one, turn.  

Row 1-6:  6sc, chain one, turn
Row 7: dec, 2sc, dec
Row 8: 4sc
Row 9: dec, dec
Row 10: 2sc
Row 11: dec, fasten off.
For the right flipper you count four black stitches from white part in round 12, and this is where you begin same process as for the left wing.


With orange. Insert hook below right eye. Yarn over and draw yarn thru that stitch. Tie a knot. Than yarn over again, pull loop thru same stitch and do one sc into same stitch.  Do 4 more.

Row 1: 4sc
Row 2: dec, dec
Row 3: dec. Fasten off

2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / free crochet pattern - elephant finger puppet on: June 30, 2011 01:48:35 PM


Elephant finger puppet               

To all the people who share there work for free!


Work in spirals, do not join.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring
Rnd 2: increase around
Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) around
Rnd 4: (2sc, inc) around
Rnd 5: (3sc, inc) around
Rnd 6-10: sc around
Rnd 11: (3sc, decrease) around
Rnd 12: (2sc, decrease) around
Rnd 13: (sc, decrease) around
(This is good time to embroidery the eyes. I did French knot for each eye)
Rnd 14-26: sc around
Rnd 27: 4sc, 4(2 hdc in one stitch), 4 sc
Fasten off.

Ear (make 2)

Row 1: 5 sc in magic ring, ch 1, turn
Row 2: 1 sc in first stitch, 3inc, 1 sc in last stitch, ch 1, turn
Row 3: 2sc, inc, 1sc, inc, 2sc, inc, ch 1, turn
Row 4:  4sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc
Row 5: 4 sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc, sc, inc 3sc, inc
Fasten off. Leave a long tail to sew the ears onto the head. Sew the earson the head.


Chain 17, or if your finger is bigger do a couple of more stitches. Slip stitch  in the first chain. Continue crocheting in spirals until your body have desired length.
For the last round do sc, dec around. Fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.


Pull the yarn through the desired spot. Tie square knot, than pull the loop, chain 3, finish.

Happy crocheting! You can sell the finish product but please do not sell this pattern.

3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / just another doll - free crochet pattern lalaloopsy like doll on: June 28, 2011 02:13:12 PM
just another doll

lalaloopsy like doll by heklk, on Flickr


Cheek (work 2 in lighter pink)
Rnd 1: 6sc in magic ring
Rnd 2: inc around
Rnd 3 : (1sc, inc) around.
Fasten off.

Feet (make 2)
(For the color changes I found that the best results I get from fastening of and starting with new color. But you can work in rows and see this tutorial http://www.hookandneedles.com/2008/04/10/amigurumi-tutorial-3/ )
(Starting with pink)
Rnd 1: 7 chain
Rnd 2:  starting from a second chain from hook - 5sc, 3sc in one ch,  working on the other side of the chain - 5sc, inc
Rnd 3: inc, 4 sc, inc, sc, inc, 5 sc, inc, sc
Rnd 4: 5sc, 4dec, 6sc
Rnd 5: 3sc, 4dec, 4sc
Rnd 6: 4sc, dec, 5sc
Rnd 7- 11: sc around
(Change to white yarn)
Rnd 12-13: sc around
(Change to black yarn)
Rnd 14-15: sc around
(Change to white yarn)
Rnd 16-17: sc around
(Change to black yarn)
Rnd 18-19: sc around
(Change to white yarn)
Rnd 20-21: sc around
(Change to black yarn)
Rnd 22-23: sc around
(Change to white yarn)
Rnd 24-32: sc around

For first leg, join with sl st in first st. Fasten off.
For second leg, do not sl st in first st. Do not fasten off.

Body and head
With white
Rnd 1: Hold legs together. Be sure that both legs are facing right direction. Insert hook in the first leg, pull out the loop from second leg, sc in same st , sc in next stitch (do not count this two stiches, sc in next 9 sts on second leg (mark first st), sc in next 9 sts on first leg. (18)
Rnd 2: sc around
Rnd 3: (2 sc, inc) around
Rnd 4: (3 sc, inc) around
Rnd 5: (4 sc, inc) around
Rnd 6-10: sc around
(Change to pink)
Rnd 11: sc around
Rnd 12: back loops only sc around
Rnd 13: sc around
(Change to white)
Rnd 14: 4sc, dec
Rnd 15-17: sc around
Rnd 18: 3sc, dec
Rnd 19-23:  sc around
Rnd 24: 2 sc, 2 dec
(Change to skin color)
Rnd 25: back loops only sc around
Rnd 26: dec around
Stuff body and insert q-tip or something like pipe cleaner in the neck.
Rnd 27: inc around
Rnd 28: (sc, inc) around
Rnd 29: (2sc, inc) around
Rnd 30: (3sc, inc) around
Rnd 31: (4sc, inc) around
Rnd 32: sc around
Rnd 33: (5sc, inc) around
Rnd 34: sc around
Rnd 35: (6sc, inc) around
Rnd 36: sc around
Rnd 37: (7sc, inc) around
Rnd 38-43: sc around
This is where I sew cheeks on and embroidery the mouth.
(Change to pink)
Rnd 44: sc around
Rnd 45: (7sc, dec) around
Rnd 46: sc around
Rnd 47: (6sc, dec) around
Rnd 48: (5sc, dec) around
Rnd 49: sc around
Rnd 50: (4sc, dec) around
Rnd 51: (3sc, dec) around
Rnd 52: (2sc, dec) around
Stuff the head.
Rnd 53: (sc,dec) around
Rnd 54: dec around.
For finishing Ive used this tutorial http://www.planetjune.com/blog/amigurumi-help/fastening-off/

Work in front loops of 12th round of body with head facing toward you. Join with sl st , ch 1, sc in same stitch.
Rnd 1: sc around
Rnd 2: (5sc, in) around
Rnd 3-9: sc around
Rnd 10: front loops only (6sc, inc) around
Rnd 11: (7sc, inc) around
Rnd 11: (8sc, inc) around
Rnd 12: inc around. Fasten off.
Working in back loops of  10th round of the skirt
Join with sl st , ch 1, sc in same stitch.
Rnd 1-3: sc around
Rnd 4: (2sc, inc) around
Rnd 5: (3sc, inc) around
Rnd 6: (chain 3, sc in next stitch) around.
Fasten off.

Arms (make two)
With skin color
3 in magic ring
Rnd 1: inc around
Rnd 2: sc around
Rnd 3: 3sc, (thumb) chain 3, slip stitch in second chain from hook, slip stitch in next stitch, work sc in remaining 3 stitches.  
Rnd 4: (sc, dec) around
Rnd 5: inc around
Rnd 6-22: sc around
With white
Rnd 23: sc around
In front loops only
Rnd 24: 2sc, in next stitch work sc, hdc, hdc, (4 dc in next stitch) two times, in next stitch work hdc, hdc, sc, and finally work 2 sc.
Fasten off. Leave a long tail to sew arms to body.

Hair (pink)
I have worked chains from 15 to 40 stitches and than worked 3 hdc or 3 dc in one chain. Than I insert hook where I wanted the curl, pull the tail through and tie a square knot with both ends. Insert ends in the head.

Hair band and bow (black)
Chain about 20 stitches. It supposed to be long as the pink part of the head is from side to side. Work 5 rows.
Chain 24. Slip stitch to first chain and work 4 rounds. Do not fasten off. Bring the seam of  bow on the back, in the middle, than chain 6 and slip stitch it in the first chain. Sew the bow onto the band. Than sew the band onto the head to cover the beginning of the hair.

Sew the buttons on.

Its finally finished! Congratulation!

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