Ernest The Frog by Irene Strange

Ernest The Frog

Crochet
June 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches
in sc in round
3.5 mm (E)
142 - 170 yards (130 - 155 m)
24cm long when flat
US
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Ernest The Frog is a bit of a romantic - you will often find him daydreaming by the river, watching the clouds drift by! Perhaps he is just waiting for a kiss?..

The instructions are written in US crochet terms, with step by step photos detailing how to make the pieces and finish the toy. Add craft pipe cleaners or wire inside to make a very playful and poseable amigurumi - he can get up to all sorts!

When made with DK weight yarn and 3.50mm hook the finished frog will measure about 24cm long from top of the body to stretched out leg, when flat.

You’ll need to know how to:

make a Magic Ring (visit my Insta feed to see how to make a quick magic ring)

  • work in a round
  • single crochet
  • increase/decrease
  • invisible decrease
  • chain stitch
  • slip stitch

You will need:

DMC Natura Just Cotton 4ply/DK - Pistache N13
Rico Essential Cotton DK - Banana (63)
Orange yarn or embroidery thread for the toes
Pair of 18mm orange cat eyes
5 craft pipe cleaners
Bendy straw
Toy Stuffing
Scissors
Darning Needle
Embroidery Needle