#03 Spinner Dolphin by Ana Paula Rimoli
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#03 Spinner Dolphin

Crochet
April 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in sc using size G-6 (4mm) hook.
4.0 mm (G)
145 yards (133 m)
Body circumference (at widest point, stuffed) approx 9" / 23cm; Height approx 11" / 28cm

Pattern description from Knit.1, Spring/Summer 2008: “The acrobatic spinner dolphin, placed at great risk by polluted waters and fishing-gear entanglement, is known for its exceptional intelligence. These air breathing mammals live primarily in the open ocean and, along with their fellow cetaceans (whales and other dolphin species), act, says World Wildlife Foundation, as ‘flagships for the health and well-being of the whole marine ecosystem.”

Stuff:

  • 1 skein in #3845 Blue Velvet in Bamboo Wool by Moda Dea/Coats & Clark, 2.8oz/80g skeins, each approx 145yd/133m (rayon from bamboo/wool)
  • Size G-6 (4mm) crochet hook or size to get the gauge
  • 15mm plastic eyes with safety backings, polyester stuffing, embroidery needle and tapestry needle

Note: Work in continuous rnds. Do not turn at end of rnd.