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Hello Kitty Crochet
Badtz-Maru is one mischievous little penguin. He lives with his mother and pinball-playing father in Gorgeoustown and dreams of greatness when he grows up.

Posted by PG UK from London, United Kingdom • Published See PG UK's 39 projects »
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© 2019 Mei Li Lee / Quirk Books · Reproduced with permission.
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  • Step 1

    Head
    Use black yarn to make 1 Basic Head

    Basic Head
    Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring {6}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {12}.
    Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {18}.
    Round 4: [Inc, sc 2] around {24}.
    Round 5: [Inc, sc 3] around {30}.
    Round 6: [Inc, sc 4] around {36}.
    Round 7: [Inc, sc 5] around {42}.
    Rounds 8–12: Sc around {42}.
    Round 13: [Inv dec, sc 5] around {36}.
    Round 14: [Inv dec, sc 4] around {30}.
    Round 15: [Inv dec, sc 3] around {24}.
    Round 16: [Inv dec, sc 2] around {18}. Stuff.
    Round 17: [Inv dec, sc 1] around {12}.
    Round 18: [Inv dec] around {6}. Fasten off and weave in ends.

  • Step 2

    Body
    Use black yarn to make 1 Basic Body.

    Basic Body
    Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring {6}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {12}.
    Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {18}.
    Round 4: [Inc, sc 2] around {24}.
    Rounds 5–9: Sc around {24}.
    Round 10: [Inv dec, sc 2] around {18}. Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing. Stuff.

  • Step 3

    Arms
    Use black yarn to make 2 Basic Arms.

    Basic Arm
    Round 1: Sc 7 in magic ring {7}.
    Rounds 2–5: Sc around {7}. Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing. Flatten.

  • Step 4

    Feet
    Make 2 with yellow yarn.
    Round 1: Sc 3 in magic ring {3}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {6}.
    Rounds 3–4: Sc around {6}. Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing. Flatten piece.

  • Step 5

    Beak
    Use yellow embroidery floss and 1.75-mm hook.
    Round 1: Sc 3 in magic ring {3}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {6}.
    Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {9}. Fasten off. Flatten. Whipstitch to close the open end. Leave a long tail for sewing.

  • Step 6

    Tummy
    Use white yarn.
    Round 1: Sc 5 in magic ring {5}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {10}.
    Rounds 3–5: Sc around {10}. Fasten off. Flatten. Whipstitch to close the open end. Leave a long tail for sewing.

  • Step 7

    Spikes
    Make 4 with black yarn.
    Round 1: Sc 3 in magic ring {3}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {6}.
    Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {9}.
    Rounds 4–5: Sc around {9}. Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing. Flatten.

  • Step 8

    Tail
    Use black yarn.
    Round 1: Sc 3 in magic ring {3}.
    Round 2: [Inc] around {6}. Fasten off and leave a long end for sewing.

  • Step 9

    Details
    • Stitch beak onto the center of the head below Round 9. With black embroidery floss, sew an upside-down V across the middle.
    • To make eyes, cut white felt into a small, thin rectangle. Round the corners and cut the rectangle in half. You should have 2 U shapes. Snip a tiny hole near the top-right corner of each felt piece and pop a black brad in each hole. Glue eyes onto the head below Round 8, about 3 stitches apart.
    • Glue pink brads onto cheeks.

  • Step 10

    Assembly
    • Stitch head and body together.
    • Stitch arms onto the sides of the body. Gently squeeze the ends to give them a pointy look.
    • Stitch tummy, feet, and tail onto body.
    • Spread spikes on top of the head and stitch in place.

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Patricia C.
Patricia C.
They are so cute
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ocococt
ocococt · Surabaya, East Java, ID
Nice! Thankks
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