Giant Kimbap by curiouspapaya

Giant Kimbap

Crochet
July 2021
both are used in this pattern
Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 4 rows = 4 inches
10.0 mm (N/P)
15 - 20 yards (14 - 18 m)
US
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My giant Kimbap has a name – Kimchi the Kimbap! He measures 12 in. x 4.5 in. 30.5 cm x 11.5 cm.

Kimbap is made of two different words in Korean – Kim– seaweed, and bap – rice. Some people might think kimbap is a type of sushi but they’re actually different. They may look similar but they actually originate from different countries. The way the rice is prepared is also different – kimbap rice is mixed with sesame oil and a touch of white sugar whereas sushi rice is prepared with rice vinegar. Lastly, the fillings in kimbap are usually cooked instead of raw.

MATERIALS:

Clover Amour Crochet (10 mm) – Art. No 1057/NP
Jumbo sized chenille yarn in yellow, black, and white, coral, and green (here, I’m using Sweet Snuggles and Chenille Home Yarn by Loops & Threads)
Small amount of medium worsted black yarn for the mouth
Mini Patchworks Scissors – Art. No 493/CW
Quick Locking Stitch Marker (Large) – Art. No 3032
Jumbo darning needle – Art. No 340
Fiberfill stuffing (about 10 oz would be safe)
Size 24 mm safety eyes – or – black and white felt (and fabric glue) for the eyes

TERMS:
CH – chain
FLO – front loops only
SC – single crochet
ST(s) – stitch
INC – increase
SLST – slip stitch
RND(s) – round(s)
WS/RS – wrong side/right side
# – stitch count
(…) x # – repeat the instructions within the parentheses # of times