Crochet otter toy by Olya Samoseienko

Crochet otter toy

Crochet
May 2020
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
2.0 mm
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
6,7 inches (17 cm)
US
This pattern is available from etsy.com for $4.50.

This pattern includes one PDF file with detailed text instructions and pictures about how to crochet, decor and assemble all the parts to make this toy.
The pattern contains 11 pages of instructional material accompanied by 55 photos.

Crochet level: Intermediate.

Only basic crocheting skills will be needed to make this pattern: chain, single crochet, increasing and decreasing.

PATTERN AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH ONLY. American terminology used in the description!

Toys size ~ 7,5 inches (19 cm) using the materials described.

MATERIALS:

  1. Yarn for head, body and paws, beige, brown or coffee colors. I use Yarn Art Jeans (55% cotton + 45% acrylic; 1,76 oz / 50 g; 175 yards / 160 m) color 71 cocoa (for body and paws), 87 beige pearl (for head);
  2. Embroidery yarn for decorations (nose, eyes), black and white colors. I use Yarn Art Iris (100% cotton; 0,7 oz / 151 yards / 138 m / 20 g) color 910 white, 935 black;
  3. Yarn for heart, red color. I use Gazzal Baby Cotton (60% cotton + 40% acrylic; 1,76 oz / 50 g; 175 yards / 165 m) color 3439 burgundy. It can be replaced with Yarn Art Jeans or Alize Cotton Gold;
  4. Safety eyes 0,16 inches / 4 mm;
  5. Stuffing materials (I use hollow fiber);
  6. Scissors;
  7. Crochet hook (I use 2 mm size, size B to USA classification);
  8. Needles for pinning details;
  9. Needles for sewing (blunt end, metal or plastic);
  10. Sharp metal needle for embroidery.