Monday, November 14, 2011

Amigurumi Turtle


Lion Brand Pattern 70591AD
Note: I used 3.75mm hook (instead of a 6mm hook) and plastic pearl beads (instead of safety eyes). I also omitted the tail.



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.
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.


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