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Penguin Pal Pillow

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materials:

size "J" hook
size "H" hook
2 skeins Main Color (MC)  Red Heart or Perfect Match Worsted Weight yarn
1 skein white Worsted Weight yarn
1 skein yellow Worsted Weight yarn
yarn needle
Poly-fil® or other fiber fil
large wiggly eyes

notes:

decrease - draw up a loop in next two stitches, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook
double decrease - draw up a loop in next three stitches, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook

pattern:

body: with MC, holding two strands together, with size "J" hook
chain 2,
Rnd 1: 6 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 2: chain 1, 2 single crochet in same stitch and each stitch around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 3: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (1 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 4: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (2 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 5: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 2, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (3 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 6: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 3, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (4 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 7: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 4, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (5 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 8: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 5, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (6 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 9: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 6, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (7 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 10: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and each stitch around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 11: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 7, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (8 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 12: repeat Rnd. 10
Rnd 13: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 8, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (9 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 14 - 26: repeat Rnd. 10
Rnd 27: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 31 changing to white with last yo, 7 single crochet changing to MC with last yo, single crochet around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 28: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 28 changing to white with last yo, 13 single crochet changing to MC with last yo, single crochet around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 29: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 26 changing to white with last yo, 17 single crochet changing to MC with last yo, single crochet around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 30 - 40: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 25 changing to white with last yo, 19 single crochet changing to MC with last yo, single crochet around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 41 - 47: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 26 changing to white with last yo, 17 single crochet changing to MC with last yo, single crochet around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 48: working in inside loops only, chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 8, decrease, (9 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 49: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 7, decrease, (8 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 50: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 6, decrease, (7 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 51: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 5, decrease, (6 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 52: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 4, decrease, (5 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 53: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 3, decrease, (4 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
stuff body with Poly-fil®
Rnd 54: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 2, decrease, (3 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 55: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next, decrease, (2 single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 56: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch, decrease, (single crochet, decrease) around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 57: chain 1, starting with same stitch decrease around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
break off, leaving a long enough tail to slip stitch remaining hole closed

wings (make 2): with MC, holding 2 strands together, with size "J" hook,
chain 13,
Rnd 1: starting in 2nd chain from hook, single crochet across placing 3 single crochet in last chain, working in the unused loops single crochet back across beginning chain, chain 1, turn
Rnd 2: 11 single crochet, (2 single crochet in next stitch) 3x, single crochet across, chain 1, turn
Rnd 3: 12 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 2x, single crochet across, chain 1, turn
Rnd 4: 12 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (2 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 2x, single crochet across, chain 1, turn
Rnd 5: 12 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, (3 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch) 2x, single crochet across
break off, leaving a long enough tail to slip stitch wing onto body

feet (make 2): with yellow, using only 1 strand, with size "H" hook,
outer toe (make 2 for each foot):
chain 2,
Rnd 1: working in 2nd chain from hook, 4 single crochet, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 2: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch, 2 single crochet in next stitch, single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 3: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 2 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 4: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 2, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 3 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
break off
inner toe:
work same as outer toe through Rnd 4
Rnd 5: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 4, single crochet around 1st outer toe, 5 single crochet on inner toe, single crochet around 2nd outer toe, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet on inner toe
Rnd 6: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 4, decrease, 6 single crochet, decrease, 5 single crochet, decrease, 6 single crochet, decrease, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 7: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch, double decrease, 1 single crochet, decrease, 4 single crochet, decrease, 1 single crochet, double decrease, 1 single crochet, decrease, 4 single crochet, decrease, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 8 - 10: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
break off, leaving a tail long enough to slip stitch onto body

beak: with yellow, using only 1 strand, with size "H" hook,
bottom:
work same as toes through Rnd 4
Rnd 5: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 3, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 4 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 6: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 4, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 5 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 7: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 5, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 6 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 8: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and each stitch around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
break off, leaving a long enough tail to slip stitch onto body
top:
work same as bottom through Rnd 7
Rnd 8: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 6, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 7 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 9: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 7, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 8 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 10: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and next 8, 2 single crochet in next stitch, 9 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next st, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
Rnd 11: chain 1, single crochet in same stitch and around, join with slip stitch to 1st single crochet
break off, leaving a long enough tail to slip stitch onto body

stuff feet and beak
sew feet, beak and wings onto body
glue on wiggly eyes

optional - cut 18 short lengths of MC and tie into first Rnd of body for hair

 

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