#04 Marine Turtle by Ana Paula Rimoli
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#04 Marine Turtle

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)
290 yards (265 m)
Bottom shell width (stuffed) approx 5.5" / 14cm; height approx 3" / 7.5cm
Errata available: knit1mag.com

Pattern description from Knit.1, Spring/Summer 2008: “The seven species of marine turtle belong to one of the last groups of prehistoric animals still in existence: These hardy creature survived the dinosaurs yet are now jeopardized by polluted underwater habitats and nesting beaches, accidental drowning in fishing gear and over-harvesting of eggs.”

Stuff:

  • 1 skein in #3650 Bamboo and #3620 Celery 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.

Lucky enough to be a tester for this pattern coming out in August. Added the scarf and heart since he looked chilly and is for Valentine’s Day. So cute! - TanisKnits