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Crocheted Penguin Tree Ornament Pattern


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Penguins are such dear little creatures, aren't they? Imagine how sweet this little fellow will look adorning your tree. Or how about making him up to add an extra smile to the wrapping of a gift. With a polystyrene (Styrofoam) ball for his center, he is lightweight and sturdy and works up quickly in 4ply yarn using a 2mm crochet hook to measure 7cm (3 inches) from bottom of covered ball to top of antlers. Pattern includes detailed written instructions using British crochet terms with American terms given in brackets. A listing of materials needed and stitches used is also provided along with pattern notes containing links to helpful Youtube sites for mastering an invisible decrease. Should you have any queries, or need any help with the pattern, please do not hesitate to contact me as I'm only too happy to help and want you to enjoy using my patterns. **Please respect the hard work and copyright of this pattern and don't copy, share, alter, upload or distribute it in any way without my permission. Please feel free to sell any items you make from this pattern.** BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY crochet and work in a spiral increase and decrease SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 7cm (3 inches)

Recommended with this pattern

  • Small amounts of 4 ply yarn in: Black, orange, red, green & white
  • 2mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker or tapestry needle with thread pulled through it to mark the beginning of each round

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I am a stay-at-home mom from Gauteng, South Africa. Some would comment that I live in my own little world of imaginary creatures and all things fey. To them I ask, does the wind not exist simply because we do not see it? Whether it be an old bottle cap, a skein of yarn, scraps of material, a piece of wire or a block of wood, I love to spend time creating things of whimsy that I trust will be found to be fun, refreshing and enjoyable to others. I am also a published cross stitch designer having done work for and with Quick & Easy Cross Stitch magazine (UK), Cross Stitcher magazine (UK), Jeanette Crews Design (USA) as well as DMC Paris. I love the versatility of crochet and am always delighted by the journey that begins with an idea rambling about in my head and concludes with the finished product. I hope you enjoy my patterns and please be sure to check back as I'll steadily be adding more as I finish writing them up.

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