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Friday, February 6, 2015

Free Pattern Friday: Tiny Narwhal

Hello! Welcome to our first "free pattern Friday!" Say hello to Newton, my tiny Narwhal. :)

If you'd like to add him to your Ravelry, click Here 

Here is the pattern for Newton, the Tiny Narwhal:

What you'll need:
2 colors worsted weight (#4) yarn
size F crochet hook
tapestry needle
stitch marker

stitches used:
single crochet- sc
magic circle- mc
single crochet 2 together- sc2tog
slip stitch- sl st
chain - ch
half double crochet- hdc

     - stitch counts are in parentheses at end of each round

R1: Make 6 sc in mc (6)
R2: 2sc in each st around (12)
R3: **2sc in next st, sc in next** rpt 5x (18)
R4-6: sc in each st (18)
R7: **sc2tog in next st, sc in next st** rpt 5x (12)
R8-10: sc in each st around (12)
-- Stuff. If using safety eyes, add them at this point--
R11: sc2tog 6x (6)
-- fold ends together. Make sure stitches line up with each other. If safety eyes were used, make sure straight part of tail lines up across with eyes (or your tail will be sideways). This will be your tail. - -
R12: Sl st 2 sides together (3)

ch 4, turn. Sc in 2nd chain from hook, hdc in next ch, 2hdc in next ch. Sl st across 3 tail st. ch 4, turn. Sc in 2nd chain from hook, hdc in next ch, 2hdc in next ch. Sl st in next st, sc in next, sl st in last.
Photo of sl st ends of  tail together

Reattach yarn in side of narwhal.
Sc in joining st, and next 2 st(3)
Turn (no ch1), sc2tog in turning st and next, sc2tog in same st and next (2)
Turn (no ch1), sc2tog
Repeat for other side

R1: sc 4 in mc
R2-5: sc around
Sew horn on to top of head. Embroider on eyes and mouth.

Your last step: Name your narwhal and post a picture of him/her!

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