Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby (100% polyester, 120 m/100 g) – one skein of yellow or white and some yarn of pink color
  • Yarn: YarnArt Iris (138 m/20 g) brown for beak
  • Hook size: 3.5 mm (main) and 1.3 mm (for beak)
  • 14 mm safety eyes
  • Piece of white fur 1.5*1.5 cm
  • Yarn marker
  • Sewing needle and thread
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
sl st = slip stitch
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…) * 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Legs (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (3 sc, inc) * 3 (15)
R 4-8: 15 sc (5 rows)
Sl st on the first leg.
F.o.

Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second leg!

From the second leg: 1 ch, join to the first leg with sl st.
Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 9: 15 sc on the first leg, 1 sc in 1 ch, 15 sc on the second leg, 1 sc in 1 ch (opposite side) (32)
R 10: (14 sc, 2 inc) * 2 (36)
R 11: (5 sc, inc) * 6 (42)
R 12: (6 sc, inc) * 6 (48)
R 13-15: 48 sc (3 rows)
Stuff with fiberfill.
R 16: (14 sc, dec) * 3 (45)
R 17: (13 sc, dec) * 3 (42)
R 18: (12 sc, dec) * 3 (39)
R 19: (11 sc, dec) * 3 (36)
R 20: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 21: 30 sc
R 22: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 23: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 24: (inc) * 18 (36)
R 25: (2 sc, inc) * 12 (48)
R 26: (7 sc, inc) * 6 (54)
R 27: (8 sc, inc) * 6 (60)
R 28-36: 60 sc (9 rows)
Continue the stuffing with fiberfill.
R 37: (8 sc, dec) * 6 (54)
R 38: (7 sc, dec) * 6 (48)
R 39: (6 sc, dec) * 6 (42)
R 40: (5 sc, dec) * 6 (36)
R 41: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 42: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
Insert safety eyes between R 31 and R 32 at the distance of 7 st from each other.
Stuff the head with fiberfill. Stuff firmly the neck area!
R 43: (dec) * 12 (12)
R 44: (dec) * 6 (6), sl st
F.o.

Wings (make 2 )
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (3 sc, inc) * 3 (15)
R 4-6: 15 sc (3 rows)
R 7: 5 sc, 1 turning chain, turn work and crochet from the 2nd ch from hook: 8 sc; 1 turning chain, turn work and crochet from the 2nd ch from hook: 5 sc, dec; 1 turning chain, turn work and crochet from the 2nd ch from hook: 3 sc, dec; 1 turning chain, turn work and crochet 18 sc around, sl st.
Stuff with fiberfill.
F.o.

Cheeks ( make 2)
With pink yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: 18 sc, sl st
F.o.

Beak
With YarnArt Iris yarn and 1.3 mm crochet hook.

Upper mandible:
Make 8 ch.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: 3 sc, 3 hdc in one st, 2 sc, 3 sc in the last st, continue on the other side of the chain base: 5 sc, inc in tha last st (18)
R 2: 3 sc, 2 hdc in one st, hdc, 2 hdc in one st, 3 sc, inc, 7 sc, inc (22)
R 3: 11 sc only, sl st
Stuff gently with fiberfill.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Lower mandible:
Make 6 ch.
R 1: from the 2nd ch from hook: 1 sc, hdc, (hdc, dc, hdc) in one st, hdc, sc, sl st
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

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