Bitty the Bashful Baby Turtle by Tahlia Fernandez
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Bitty the Bashful Baby Turtle

May 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
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Dedicated to and designed for my friend, Laura, who wanted a smaller turtle to crochet and to donate to Ronald McDonald House. Bitty is perfect for those who want to work a smaller turtle than Timmy.

Adventurous Beginner

6” tall and 8” from nose to back of shell

DK weight Yarn
– 50 yards of Color A (green).
– 52 yards of Color B (orange).
– 69 yards of Color C (variegated).
– 9 yards of Color D (black).
– 17 yards of Color E (white).
Madelintosh Tosh DK -- Moorland (A), Spicewood (B), and Shire (C); and Knit Knit Picks Brava Sport -- Black (D) and White (E)

Crochet hook, size E (3.5mm)
Stitch markers
Polyester fiberfill
Yarn needle for sewing

Gauge is not a critical factor for this project. If desired, it can be made with any size hook and with any weight of yarn. Adjust hook size/yarn size to obtain desired fabric. I am a very tight crocheter and you may find that you need to go down a hook size or two to eliminate unsightly holes in your toy.