Smiley Starfish Pattern by Chrissy Troup

Smiley Starfish Pattern

Crochet
June 2016
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
US
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After taking the Craftsy class “Design Your Own Monster” (with Stacey Trock) I was really excited to try to make my own designs. Since I own an Etsy shop named Cozy Coast Creations, I thought I would start with ocean themed patterns. This starfish is the first amigurumi pattern I made myself and I’m really happy with how it turned out!
This pattern also includes pictures at each stage of the pattern to make it easier to follow.

BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY
single crochet
increase (2 single crochet into the next stitch)
decrease (single crochet 2 together)
magic circle
sew using a yarn needle

GAUGE
Not important for this project

PREFERRED BRAND/YARN
Red Heart Super Saver (bright yellow) - 1 skein
Caron Simply Soft (white and black) - Only a little of each

SIZE NOTES
When crocheting into the back loop only, the starfish ends up around 10 inches across. Crocheting into both loops, the starfish is around 7.5 inches across.