Free Penguin Patterns!
Penguins are so cute and charismatic, naturally they are a favorite among children around the world. Because of their popularity and their tuxedo-like coloring, they’re also a favorite among crocheters. Today we have 4 adorable penguin amigurumi for your crocheting pleasure. These plush toys also make excellent Christmas gifts or holiday decor.
You, Me and the ABCs : Crochet ABC Toys : P is for Penguin from The Burgundy Basket
Pagin the Penguin from Crochet Wizzardd’s Adventures
Baby Penguin Amigurumi using Bernat Blanket Yarn
Bernat Blanket yarn
7.5 oz. vapor gray
2 oz. coal
8 yards white
2 yards sunsoaked
Crochet hook size M (9.0 mm)
2 black safety eyes 18 mm
Measures approximately 14” tall
Gauge: 7 sts = 3”, 6 rows = 3”
HEAD AND BODY:
Rnd 1: Starting at bottom with gray yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (16 sc).
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (32 sc).
Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (40 sc).
Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (48 sc).
Rnd 7: *Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (56 sc).
Rnd 8: *Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (64 sc).
Rnds 9-19: Sc in each st.
Rnd 20: *Dec, sc in next 6 sts,* repeat around (56 sc).
Rnd 21: Sc in each st.
Rnd 22: *Dec, sc in next 5 sts,* repeat around (48 sc).
Rnd 23: Sc in each st.
Rnd 24: *Dec, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat around (40 sc).
Rnd 25: Sc in each st.
Rnd 26: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (32 sc).
Rnds 27-28: Sc in each st.
Rnd 29: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (24 sc). Fasten off gray. Stuff firmly.
Rnds 30-35: Attach black yarn. Sc in each st.
Rnd 36: *Dec, sc in next st,* repeat around (16 sc).
Rnd 37: Dec around (8 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 6” length. Close using ultimate finish. (Thread needle with 6” length, insert needle into outer loop of each remaining st, pull tight.)
Row 1: With white yarn, ch 8, sc in 2nd ch and in each of next 6 ch.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st (7 sc).
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn to work down edge, sc in row ends. Working in unused loops of foundation ch, *sl st in first lp, 5 dc in next lp, sl st in next lp* repeat once, turn to work sc down row ends on the other side. Fasten off leaving 12” length for sewing.
Attach safety eyes in center st of dc clusters of Row 3. Sew face to head.
Rnd 1: With yellow yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 3 sc in 2nd ch. Do not join. Work in continuous rounds throughout.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts (4 sc).
Rnd 3: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts (5 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 9” length. Add a little bit of stuffing and sew to face centered below the eyes.
WINGS: (Make 2)
Row 1: With gray (or white) yarn, ch 8, hdc in 2nd ch and in next 6 chs. (7 hdc).
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in remaining sts (8 hdc).
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st with 2 hdc in last st (9 hdc).
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in remaining sts (10 hdc).
Fasten off leaving 12” length. Sew to sides of penguin with top of wing at Rnd 26 with longer edge toward the front. Weave in all ends.
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The animal for June 12 will be the Sloth.
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