Herbert the Duckling by Marie Segares

Herbert the Duckling

Crochet
April 2020
King Cole Paradise Beaches
both are used in this pattern
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
Through Rnd 7 in pattern for Body with larger hook = 3” (7.5 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
4.0 mm (G)
3.75 mm (F)
60 - 85 yards (55 - 78 m)
Approximately 6” (cm) tall after stuffing.
US
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This simple amigurumi pattern for a fuzzy duckling uses a fur yarn for texture and layered pieces in smooth yarn for a dimensional beak and flippers.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, decreasing, seaming, crocheting in the back loop
Special stitch pattern: bob, sc2tog (with written instructions and linked video tutorials)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Approximately 6” (cm) tall after stuffing.

Materials
King Cole Truffle yarn (100% polyamide, 3.5 oz/100 g, 196 yd/180 m) – 1 skein in 4371 Vanilla (CA), or approximately 60 yd (55 m) in CA in any medium weight or fur yarn.

King Cole Paradise Beaches yarn (70% acrylic, 30% polyamide, 3.5 oz/100 g, 278 yd/255 m) – 1 skein in 3007 Pink Gin (CB), or approximately 25 yd (23 m) in CA in any light weight yarn.

NELSONWOOD US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

NELSONWOOD US Size F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

12 mm black safety eyes – 1 pair.

Locking stitch markers.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Crafter’s Choice Dry Packing Fiber Fill, 10 ounce bag.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
Through Rnd 7 in pattern for Body with larger hook = 3” (7.5 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.