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Whale Shark

from Chiwaluv Amigurumi Critters
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Whale Shark
Whale Shark
Whale Shark
Whale Shark

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease, knit flat, and work in the round on dpns, or 2 circular needles

Pattern Description:

Gentle Giant of the Sea, these large animals fascinate me, and I could not resist making a pattern for one, after reading about them.

This is an easy knit pattern, knit the body and fins flat, on size #4 knitting needles, and the mouth section is knit in the round, like the end of a sock, on dpn's or 2-16 inch circular needles.
Instructions are easy to follow , and the item knits up quick.

Bonus section to teach you how to graft using your dpns and knit grafting , rather than the yarn needle method, works up quick, by knit grafting.

The whale shark is a filter feeder - It feeds on macroalgae, plankton, krill, Christmas Island red crab larvae and small nektonic life, such as small squid or vertebrates.



Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9-10 inches long


  • Any Dk weight yarn, size 4 flat needles, and circulars, dpns optional

You Will Also Need:

  • scissors, yarn needle, 9mm saftey eyes, fiber fill

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sidar Bonus Dk



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I am a Amigurumi Artist and Pattern designer. I hope you enjoy some of my Art work, and come back often to visit me. By Day I am a Professional Dog Groomer, in my spare time I am either crocheting or ...

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