Juniper the Jellyfish by Sweet Softies

Juniper the Jellyfish

Crochet
January 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
One size. Length from top of head to bottom of tentacles: 14” (35.5 cm)
US
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Juniper the Jellyfish is a fun amigurumi project that your little one is sure to love! You can make this jellyfish (with sewn eyes instead of plastic safety eyes) to comfort a preemie, NICU baby, or newborn infant, as crochet toys with coils remind babies of the umbilical cord, which can help calm them. Articles have reported evidence that they can calm baby’s breathing, regulate baby’s heartbeat, and give baby strong oxygen blood levels. This jellyfish can also serve as a fun play toy for children, as décor in a kids room, or as part of a mobile in a sea-themed nursery!

This handmade gift is perfect for birthdays, baby showers, craft fairs, and more! Easily customize your jellyfish by using different colors and adding embellishments!

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Size:
Head only: 2.5” (6.5 cm) in height, 11” (28 cm) in circumference.
Length from top of head to bottom of tentacles: 14” (35.5 cm)

Level:
★★☆☆☆ Easy / Familiar Beginner
Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), attaching yarn, attaching safety eyes, and sewing parts together.

Stitches/Terms (US Terms):
• MR: magic ring
• Ch: chain
• Sl st: slip stitch
• Sc: single crochet
• Hdc: half dc
• Dc: double crochet
• Inc: increase
• Dec: decrease

Materials:
• Medium weight 4 yarn in desired colors (Note: I used pink, orange, yellow)
• 2.75 mm crochet hook
• 4.00 mm crochet hook
• 10mm plastic safety eyes
• Fiberfill stuffing
• Yarn needle
• Scissors

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This pattern is © 2020 Sweet Softies (www.sweetsofties.com). For personal use only. You may not copy, alter, or sell this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made with this pattern if you credit Sweet Softies as the designer and link to my website. No wholesale.*

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