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#1 bobwilson123

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Posted 26 January 2008 - 09:55 PM

hi every one
here is my latest pattern "Valentino" he was my creation for the valentine day challenge at Amigurumi Addiction


the pattern has been tested
please let me know if i have missed something
thanks for looking

Pattern written by Clare Sullivan
You may make items to sell from this pattern
but please do not sell the pattern



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Please read the pattern BEFORE starting to avoid confusion
Skill level - Beginner - Intermediate
American crochet terms used
3.5mm hook - or hook to get tight stitches with the yarn that you use
2.75mm hook for nose and ears
8 ply yarn -DK - some testers used WW - worsted weight
Sewing needle
7.5mm eyes or a size to give him that cute look
Stuffing
Embroidery cotton or yarn for mouth and nose
Stitch markers - scrap bits of yarn
Stitches used:
Chain - ch
Single - Crochet sc
Slip stitch- sl st
Single Crochet increase sc inc
Single Crochet decrease sc dec
Each - ea
Use a stitch marker to keep track of the end of each row
Do not join work in rounds
Head
Using 3.5mm hook
Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st ch (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in ea sc (12)
Round 3: 1 sc in next sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (18)
Round 4: 1 sc in next 2 sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (24)
Round 5: 1 sc in next 3 sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (30)
Round 6 - 8: 1 sc in ea sc (30)
Add the eyes
Round 9: 1 sc in next 3sc, dec repeat around (24)
Stuff head as the opening gets smaller
Round 10: 1 sc in next 2sc, dec, repeat around (18)
Round 11: 1 sc in next 1sc, dec, repeat around (12)
Round 12: dec in ea stitch, repeat around (6)
Leave a tail approx 15cm to sew head to body
Body
Using 3.5mm hook
round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st ch (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in ea sc (12)
Round 3: 1 sc in next sc, inc, repeat around (18)
Round 4: 1 sc in next 2 sc, inc, repeat around (24)
Round 5-10 1 sc in ea sc, repeat around (24)
Stuff body as the opening gets smaller
Round 11: 1 sc in next 2sc, dec (18)
Round 12: 1 sc in next 1sc, dec (12)
Round 13 dec in ea stitch (6)
Fo sew in ends
Arms and legs
Using 3.5mm hook
Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st ch (6)
Round 2-8: I sc in ea sc (6)
FO, Leaving a 15cm length sew openings flat and sew to body
Using photo as a guide
I didn’t stuff mine as the arms and legs were quite thin , but you can if you like J
Ears & Muzzle
Using 2.75mm
Row 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st ch (6)
FO approx 15cm length for sewing to head
Hat
Using hook the same size you used for the head
Round 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st ch (6)
Round 2: 2 sc in ea sc (12)
Round 3: 1 sc in next sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (18)
Round 4: 1 sc in next 2 sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (24)
Round 5: 1 sc in next 3 sc, Inc in next sc, repeat around (30)
Round 6-7: 1 sc in ea sc (30)
You may want/need to add more rows for extra length
To make ties
Attach yarn on rim at the side of the hat
Chain 30 or enough to be able to tie a bow
FO weave in ends
Do the same on the other side of the hat

we can never have too much yarn can we???
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#2 CrochetLiving

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 03:33 AM

He is so adorable! Thank you so much for posting your pattern!

#3 unicorn37757

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 04:12 AM

He's adorable:clap
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#4 yarncat

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 09:22 AM

He is so cute,Clare!Thanks for the pattern.:manyheart

#5 lisaluger50

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 04:17 PM

what an adorable pattern thankyou for posting it

#6 Monique39

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 05:20 PM

So cute

#7 pasteeater

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 06:25 PM

That's so cute! I love this forum. So many generous people sharing their wonderful creations! I only joined yesterday and I have found many wonderful patterns. I don't know how to make my own but you all are so kind and share so nicely!

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Posted 15 February 2008 - 09:03 PM

isn't he handsome? and adorable too....


tested him for clare and i love him!

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#9 asabear

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 05:49 AM

So sweet, but why "Valentino"?