Sunday, 17 December 2017
CUTE CROCHET WHALE AMIGURUMI & MATCHING HEADBAND
This cute crochet whale with a matching headband is a project I loved working on.
Thank you for joining me in our fun creativity session today.
Materials used : Today I’ve used some of our lovely Indian Oswal 4-ply yarns with a 3.5 mm crochet hook ; a little 4-ply knitting cotton ; embroidery needle
Skill level : Intermediate. Basic sewing skills needed.
Stitches used :
Magic circle : To refresh your skill, please view this easy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg
Chainless dc start : Instead of the usual start with ch 2 or ch 3, I’d like to introduce this lovely new way of starting a dc row. Do take a look at this self-explanatory super video http://www.mooglyblog.com/chainless-starting-double-crochet/
In case you are unhappy with this start, or do not like it, do continue with the usual ch-2 or ch-3 start. However, all instructions will be given assuming that you are using the chainless dc start.
How to join the two ends of your work : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUGb9pIcsXE
For this darling plump little whale, I have been inspired by these two patterns at https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/my-little-blue-whale
For my headband, I used the whale applique pattern. I made two (mirror-image) little motifs and then stuffed it slightly before attaching it to the headband.
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Here are some of my older stuff toy creations. Have fun with these patterns too.
I have a few pieces of headwear already made as well, and just in case you want a dekho at those free patterns … here you go
A full time mum, a part time social service volunteer, animal fosterer and a Guinness World Record holder
I love art and craft - and am grateful for this hobby that keeps me busy and out of 'mischief'.
We (as a family) are also staunch protectors of stray animals and will continue to do our bit to make this a safe world for them.
We strongly believe in R-R-R and several of my projects will show this.