Triceratops by Megan Kreiner

Triceratops

Crochet
June 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
16 1/2" long x 5" wide x 6" tall (42 x 13 x 15cm)
US
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This “three-horned face” dinosaur from the Cretaceous period sports a large, bony frill and three impressive horns on its head and face. Fortunately for us, the crochet version is soft and cuddly, albeit a bit fussy with so many pointy facial details to sew on! It was a contemporary to Tyrannosaurus, so it’s certain those long horns came in handy.

Materials & Tools

  • Bulky-weight yarn in purple (225 yds/206m), tan (150 yds/138m), white (10 yds/10m), and black (10 yds/10m)
  • Hook size H (5mm) or I (5.5mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Large straight or marking pins
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • (2) 12mm plastic safety eyes
  • Stitch markers / safety pins
  • Optional: 18-in. (46cm) 18-gauge paper-wrapped stem wire