Look, it's a leek! A brand new pattern for our play kitchen / toy food series. Let your kids get to know several vegetables in a playful and funny way with a finished crochet leek made from this pattern, or use it to decorate your kitchen. The possibilities are endless. :) Needed materials to make this item: - crochet hook, size US 1 / 2,5mm - yarn type: sports yarn - yarn colours: beige, off-white, light green, dark green - tapestry/sewing needle - fiberfill Needed skills to make this item: - magic ring - chain stitches - slip stitches - single crochet - double crochet - increasing and decreasing - basic sewing skills Size of finished item: When made with the described yarn and hook size, the leek will become about 8" / 20cm in length. Overall skil level: advanced beginner The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there's an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern. After you've completed your purchase, you can download the pattern in the language you require. Please note: This pattern is protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy (parts of) the pattern, reuse it or parts of it in other patterns, resell it or spread it without written permission of The Flying Dutchman Crochet Design. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Needed skills to make the pattern: - Magic ring - Increasing and decreasing stitches - Chain stitches - Slip stitches (UK: single crochet) - Single crochet (UK: double crochet) - Double crochet (UK: treble crochet) - Optional: very basic sewing skills, to put the leafs of the leek together. (Can also be done with crochet hook) GAUGE 2.5mm crochet needle SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS lmost 4 inch / 10 centimeters at the widest point, and 12 inch / 30 centimeters tall.