Penguin Crochet Pattern

How to Crochet a Super Cute Penguin.

The loop the beak makes create a perfect crochet hook holder.

The loop the beak makes create a perfect crochet hook holder.

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Crochet Materials:

Crochet hook size 3.0

Acrylic yarn: red, white, black, green, and pink.

Sewing needle.

Stuffing.

Crochet instructions:

This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation. For UK crochet penguin pattern, click here. 

Row 1. Ch 7, turn, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in next 4 chs, turn. (5-dc group made)

Row 2. Ch 7, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in next 4 chs, sk 4 dc on previous 5-dc group, ch 1, 1 sl st in next st, sl st to bottom of st.

Row 3. Ch 7, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in next 4 chs, sk 4 dc on previous 5-dc group, ch 1, 1 sl st in next st, crochet 2 dc down same st.

You now have 3 x 5-dc groups.

Row 4. Sc in next st, 4 sc up last st of 5-dc group, sc in next st, 2 sc up next sc, sc in next st, 4 sc up next st, sc in next st, sl st i next st.

Crochet feet, and starting to crochet up body

Crochet feet, and starting to crochet up body

Row 5 – 6: Sc in each sc around.

Row 7. (2 sc tog, sc in next 2 sc) rep around.

Row 8. (2 sc tog, sc in next sc) rep around.

Fill in the stuffing.

Crochet head of penguin.

Row 9. (2 sc in each sc) rep around.

Row 10. Sc in each sc around.

Row 11. (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) rep around.

Row 12-18: Sc in sc around.

Row 19: (Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc tog) rep around.

Row 20: Sc in sc around.

Row 21. Rep row 19 + 20.

Row 22. (2 sc tog, sc in next sc) rep around.

Row 23. Sc in sc. Fill in stuffing.

Row 24. 2 sc tog until hole is closed.

Continue crochet feet where the 2 x 5 dc-groups are at the bottom of penguin.

Sl st in 1st st of 5-dc group either side.

Sc in next 4 dc, 4 sc up next dc, 1 sc in next 4 dc, sl st in next st. Fasten off. Repeat the other side.

Repeat other side.

Make flippers (wings)

Attach double yarn 2 rows above feet with sl st. Sc in next 2 sts, turn, sc in sc, turn, sc in sc.

Repeat the other side.

Attach Hair as picture shows. Make 4 each side (8 all up). Attach 4 strings of green yarn each side with pink chunky yarn.

Attach green yarn as shown, and close with sl st.

Attach green yarn as shown, and close with sl st.

Crochet Eyes.

With white curly yarn crochet 4 chs.

Turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, turn.

Sk 1 sc, sc in next sc, turn.

Sc in sc. Fasten off. Stitch to face.

With black yarn and a sewing needle, stitch around eye, and stitch pupils.

Crochet Scarf.

With multi-colored yarn: ch 7, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dc in each ch to end.

1 dc in each dc to end.

Repeat 1 dc in each dc 24 rows. Fold in half. Twist and fold twice around penguin’s neck. Tie the scarf in front. Attach blue yarn same way as hair at end of tie.

Penguin Beak.

Between eyes attach red yarn with sl st. 4 sc between eyes. Turn. Ch 1, 1 sc in turning sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc. Turn.

Ch 1, sc in 4 sc. Repeat 7 rows. Sk 2 rows on penguins face. Sl st in next row. Sl st across beak. Sl st beak in next sc in penguin’s head.

Fasten off.

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