Thursday, May 24, 2012

PENGUIN APPLIQUE

Crocket Hook: 4.25mm (US G-6)
Yarn: black, white and orange
Yarn needle




Body & Head - With white yarn
Make magic circle, ch 2 and 11 dc inside circle, join
ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc, ch 2 then sl st in the same st as last dc, fasten off

Alternate start - will leave a small hole in center like pictured
With white yarn
ch 2, 11 dc in 2nd ch from hook, join

Join black yarn to the st after fasten off (1st st of body), ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc, sc, sc back into base of body where you ch’d 4 (1st wing complete)
2sc BLO in each of the next 7 sts
sc in both loops, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc, sc, sc back into base of body where you ch’d 4 (2nd wing complete)
2sc BLO in each st around head and join where you started black
fasten off

Use yarn needle with black yarn to sew on eyes
*Can use googly or beads for eyes as well!

Use yarn needle with orange yarn to sew on beak and feet

Use appliques as ornaments, bookmarks, magnets, gift tags, sew onto mug cozies, hats or cowls - the use is unlimited!

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing your darling penguin appliques. My granddaughters will love them!

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  2. This is one of the cutest patterns I've seen! Love your sweet little penguins. Thank you for sharing this gratis!
    Anne Hunter

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