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Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

penguin crochet patterns

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.

penguin crochet patterns

penguin crochet

Pen and Gwen Baby Penguins from Straight Hooked. Use coupon code ZOOANIMAL.

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You, Me and the ABCs : Crochet ABC Toys : P is for Penguin from The Burgundy Basket

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Pagin the Penguin from Crochet Wizzardd’s Adventures

Baby Penguin Amigurumi using Bernat Blanket Yarn

baby penguin crochet

Materials:

Bernat Blanket yarn

7.5 oz. vapor gray

2 oz. coal

8 yards white

2 yards sunsoaked

Crochet hook size M (9.0 mm)

Yarn needle

Fiberfill

2 black safety eyes 18 mm

Measures approximately 14” tall

Gauge: 7 sts = 3”, 6 rows = 3”

Directions:

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.)

Ultimate Finish Video

FACE:

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.

BEAK:

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.

PDF available at https://www.myfingersfly.com/products/penguin-crochet-pattern-baby-penguin-crochet-pattern-using-bernat-blanket-yarn

Ravelry: https://ravel.me/baby-penguin-amigurumi-6

animal crochet patterns

Want even more animals to crochet? A to Z Animal Crochet Patterns Ebook is 50% off for the month of June. Plus get 20% off all yarn and patterns in my Etsy shop for National Making Life Beautiful Day. https://etsy.me/2Za7p5W

Stay tuned all month long for new animal designs.

The animal for June 12 will be the Sloth.

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Prior Zoo Animal Posts

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World Reef Awareness Day

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Owl Crochet Patterns

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Bat Crochet Patterns

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4 Bear Crochet Patterns

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3 Butterfly Patterns

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2 Axolotl Patterns

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World Oceans Day – 4 Whales and 4 Turtles

Koalas

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 10 – Lions

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 12 – Jack the Sloth

 

 

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 13 – Mystical, Magical Unicorns!

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 14 – Alligators!

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 15 – Bunnies!

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 16 – Deer and Moose

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Zoo Blog Hop Day 17 – Seahorse

beaver crochet patterns

 

Zoo Blog Hop Day 18 – Beaver

Flower Round-up

The featured design on Jo’s Crafty Hook Free Crochet Flower Roundup is Dear Peony Granny Blanket from Yarnandy. Visit her blog daily through June 15 for a new flower design every day. https://joscraftyhook.com/

Coming Soon – June 14-18:

Thanks so much for all the support for the “I Love Nature” Ami Super Pack. Next week we will have a new bundle, the Summer Crochet Pattern Bundle from Nicki’s Homemade Crafts which will include my Unicorn Hoodie for Children for your back-to-school crocheting.

Children's Unicorn Hoodie Crochet Pattern, Sizes 4, 6, and 8
Children’s Unicorn Hoodie Crochet Pattern, Sizes 4, 6, and 8

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12 thoughts on “Zoo Blog Hop Day 11 – 4 Cuddly Penguins

  1. […] Day 11’s Penguins are making me long for some winter temperatures!! Ha! Okay, maybe not entirely, but it is super hot where I am. Check out ALL OF THESE COOL PENGUINS. […]

  2. I can’t figure out how to get Pen and Gwen Baby Penguins from Straight Hooked free. I don’t see a code anywhere. They are all so cute!

    1. Sorry, there should be a coupon code for that one. I’ll reach out to the designer to get it.

    2. Please use coupon code ZOOANIMAL to get the pattern free. Thank you.

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