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Whale

Crochet
January 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch in single crochet
3.5 mm (E)
35 - 40 yards (32 - 37 m)
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Make a whale friend to accompany you on your many adventures.

…and, if that wasn’t enough, I also have a free expansion pack that goes with this pattern on how to make a narwhal! It’s available at my website, here:
http://needlenoodles.com/home/node/138


This is a crochet pattern suitable for intermediate crocheters, and involves the following techniques:

  • Working in rounds
  • The following crochet stitches: ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc, dc clusters, tr
  • Magic ring (instructions for this are included with the pattern, also known as adjustable ring)
  • Basic sewing skills (whip stitch and chain stitch)

Finished whale size is about 3.25 inches wide x 4 inches long, and takes about 40 yards of worsted weight yarn.


This pattern is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. In short, this means that you ARE allowed to make and sell items made from this pattern, or other derivative works, so long as you give me credit for the original design, and make your own work available under the same terms.


This pattern is written in English and all needle sizes, abbreviations, etc. are American. Contains 9 fully-illustrated pages with large, easy-to-read text and lots of photos, diagrams and charts to accompany the written instructions.


Suggested Materials:

  • Yarn:

Blue: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Lake (or about
30 yds/27 m of desired worsted weight yarn)

White: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Snow (or
about 10 yds/9 m of desired worsted weight
yarn)

  • US Size E crochet hook

  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)

  • Needle and thread

  • Scissors

  • Stuffing

  • one pair 12mm black safety eyes

  • white felt (a piece about 5” x 2.5” should be enough)