July 17, 2011

Shark Amigurumi





Finished Size: approx. 4 in / 10 cm

Materials: 

Lion Brand Jiffy; Silver Heather (A), White (B)
small amount of black yarn for embroidering

size J (6mm) crochet hook
9mm black safety eyes

yarn needle

stuffing

Instructions:



BODY

Top
Using A, start with a magic ring. 
Ch 1, 5 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (10)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (25)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts)around. (30)

Sc in ea st around for 5 rounds.

Sl st in next st.

Fasten off.



Base
Using B, start with a magic ring. 
Ch 1, 5 sc in ring.
2 sc in ea st around. (10)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)around. (15)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts)around. (20)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts)around. (25)

(2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts)around. (30)

Sc in ea st around.

Sl st in next st.

Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.


FINS
Make 5.

Using A, start with a magic ring. 
Ch 1, 4 sc in ring.

Sc in ea st around.

(2 sc in next st, sc in next st)twice. (6)

Sc in ea st around for 3 rounds.

Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.

ASSEMBLY
With black yarn, embroider gills on sides of Body Top.

Place safety eyes just in front of gills and secure.

With white yarn, sew Body Top to Body Base, adding stuffing throughout this process.

Sew one fin to top of shark.

Sew one fin to either side of shark, beneath gills.

Sew two fins (vertically) to the rear of the shark to create the tail.

With white yarn, embroider teeth (just vertical lines in the example) somewhat randomly.

5 comments:

  1. This pattern rocks and is so easy! Thanks for sharing

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  2. You are most welcome! Thank you for the compliment. =)

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  3. This pattern is adorable, I've added it to the new site www.crochetatplay.com A new site to find 100s of free crochet patterns from all over the web. Updated every Wednesday and Saturday nights! If for some reason you do not wish to have your pattern linked up please email me at megan@crochetatplay.com Thanks! Megan

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  4. it is so cute!!! im putting together a mobile for my baby's crib, "under the sea" themed... this will definitely go! :) thanks for sharing.

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  5. Just wanted to let you know this was featured on the At Play Blog (www.atplayonline.com) today.

    http://atplayonline.com/2013/08/08/shark-week-finds/

    Thanks
    Megan

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