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Baby Gator Amigurumi – Summer Amigurumi Crochet Bundle

baby gator amigurumi

Baby Gator Amigurumi

Materials:

I Love This Cotton:

3 oz. Bright Green

2 oz. Buttercup

Size F (3.75 mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle

Fiberfill

10 mm black safety eyes

Gauge (F hook) 9 sc = 2”, 10 rows sc = 2”

 

Finished alligator measures approximately 8” tall

 

Popcorn st: work 5 dc in same st. Insert hook through top of first dc, pull up lp from last dc, pull through first dc.

 

Directions:

BODY:

Rnd 1: With green yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout body.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 8: *Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (48 sc).

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (54 sc).

Rnd 10: *Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (60 sc).

Rnds 11-15: Sc in each st.

Rnd 16: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 8 sc,* repeat around (54 sc).

Rnd 17: Sc in each st.

Rnd 18: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 7 sc,* repeat around (48 sc).

Rnd 19: Sc in each st.

Rnd 20: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 6 sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnds 21-22: Sc in each st.

Rnd 23: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 5 sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnds 24-25: Sc in each st.

Rnd 26: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 4 sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnds 27-28: Sc in each st.

Rnd 29: *Dec next 2 sc, sc next 3 sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 30-31: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 12” length for sewing. Stuff body firmly.

 

BELLY:

Row 1: With yellow yarn, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch (5 sc).

Rows 2-3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (6 sc).

Rows 5-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (7 sc).

Rows 8-9: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 10: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (8 sc).

Rows 11-12: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 13: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (9 sc).

Rows 14-15: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 16: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (10 sc).

Rows 17-18: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 19: Ch 1, turn, inc first st, sc in remaining sts (11 sc).

Rows 20-23: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st.

Row 24: Ch 1, dec 1 st each end (9 sc).

Row 25: Ch 1, dec 1 st each end (7 sc).

Row 26: Ch 1, dec 1 st each end (5 sc).

 

TAIL:

Rnd 1: With green yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout tail.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (6 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (9 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (12 sc).

Rnd 5: Sc in each st.

Rnd 6: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 7: Sc in each st.

Rnd 8: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 9: Sc in each st.

Rnd 10: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnds 11-12: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off green leaving 12” tail for sewing. Stuff tail. Center on back and sew in place.

 

BACK LEGS: (Make 2)

Rnd 1: With green yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc). Join with sl st in front loop only.

Toes – Rnd 3: Working in FLO, *sc, dc, sc in next st, sl st in next st,* repeat twice. Working in BLO, sc in next 6 sts. Working in BLO in loops leftover behind toes, sc in next 6 sts. Do not join.

Rnd 4: Working in both loops, sc in each st (12 sc).

Rnds 5-8: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Stuff legs and sew to body at Rnds 8-12.

 

FRONT LEGS: (Make 2)

Repeat Rnds 1-6 of back legs. Sew to body at Rnds 24-28.

 

HEAD:

Rnd 1: With green yarn, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch. Working on opposite side of starting ch, sc in next lp, 2 sc in last lp (8 sc). Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout head.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next 3 sts, sc in next st, 2 sc in next 2 sts (14 sc).

Rnd 3: *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* sc in next st, repeat * to * 3 times, sc in next st, repeat * to * twice (20 sc).

Rnd 4: Sc in each st.

Rnd 5: Sc in next 2 sts, popcorn st (nostril), sc in next 4 sts, popcorn st, sc in next 12 sts.

(Adjust placement of popcorn sts if needed to place nostrils on the top of the snout.)

Rnd 6: Sc in each st.

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (25 sc).

Rnds 8-10: Sc in each st.

Rnd 11: Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next 5 sts (these increases should be at center top of head), sc in next 15 sts (30 sc).

Rnd 12: Sc in each st.

Rnd 13: Sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next 6 sts (center top), sc in next 16 sts (36 sc).

Rnds 14-18: Sc in each st.

Rnd 19: *Dec, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 20: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (24 sc). Stuff head.

Rnd 21: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 22: *Dec, sc in next st,* repeat around (12 sc). Finish stuffing head.

Rnd 23: Dec around (6 sc). Join with sl st. Close with  ultimate finish technique.

Sew Rnds 13-20 of head to top of body.

 

EYES: (Make 2)

Rnd 1: With yellow yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (10 sc). Fasten off yellow.

Rnds 3-4: With green yarn, sc in each st.

Insert safety eyes into center of Rnd 1. Stuff eye.

Rnd 5: Dec around (5 sc). Close Rnd 5 and sew eyes to head at Rnds 14-16 approximately 3 sts (1/2”) apart.

SPIKES:

Mark a line with CC yarn from behind the eye to the tip of the tail, then back up to behind the other eye. Join green yarn behind one eye, *sc, dc, sc in same st, sl st in next row,* repeat down to the tail with last spike at the center point of the tail. Work in same pattern up to behind the other eye. Remove marking yarn.

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