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Auburn the Red Panda Free Crochet Pattern


Sea Turtle Free Crochet Pattern

Happy Tuesday my crafty friends!

After hours of fun, my crocheted red panda is ready to make its debut.


I love everything about this cute creature. From the blend of rich reds, blacks, and whites to capture the red panda's vibrant fur, to softness and warmth of the yarn to evoke the real-life coziness of these adorable animals.


So what do you all think about this new design?

 

The Red Panda is worked with Re-Spun Thick & Quick by Lion Brand - made from recycled plastics, this yarn is soft and perfect for everything from wearables to home décor.

 

Sea Turtle Free Crochet Pattern

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EASY

 

SIZE

About 12 ½ in. (31.75 cm) long.

 

MATERIALS

· Lion Brand® Re-SPUN THICK & QUICK® (Art. #843)

            #126P Espresso 1 ball (A)

            #125V Cider 1 ball (B)

            #098AF Whipped Cream 1 ball (B)

· Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

Crochet hook size K/L 7 mm

Fiberfill Stuffing

Black Plastic Safety Eyes (9 mm)

Black Embroidery Floss

White Embroidery Floss

Embroidery Needle

 

GAUGE

11 sc + 10 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm).

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

Invisible Join When closing a round, insert your hook (free from the yarn) into the 1st st of the Rnd, from the back (WS), grab the yarn loop, pull it through and ch 1. Now move to the RS and keep working normally.

 





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LEGS - BODY - HEAD

Leg I

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in ring; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 3 - 4: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

 

Leg II

Work same as Leg I but do not fasten off.

 

 

Join Legs

Rnd 6: Ch 3 (for space between legs), insert hook in any st of last rnd of Leg I and draw up a loop, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 15 sts; working in back bumps of chains between legs, hdc in next 3 chs; working in sts of Leg II, sc in first st following chain between legs, sc in next 15 sts; working in chains between legs, hdc in next 3 chs; invisible join with sl st in first sc – 38 sts.

 

Do not fasten off.

Body

Rnd 7: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 17, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * twice – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Work in tapestry crochet, working over the top of the carried strand.

 

Rnd 8: With B, ch 1, sc in next 8 sts; with A, sc in next 20 sts; with B, sc in next 12 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 9 - 10: Rep Rnd 8.

Rnd 11: With B, ch 1, sc in next 9 sts; with A, sc in next 20 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 12: Rep Rnd 11.

Rnd 13: With B, ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; with B, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 14: With B, ch 1, sc in next 9 sts; with A, sc in next 17 sts; with B, sc in next 10 sts – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 15: With B, ch 1, sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog, sc in next st; with A, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog; with B, sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

 

Rnd 16: With B, ch 1, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; with A, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; with B, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog – 28 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Begin stuffing and continue until piece is complete.

 

Rnd 17: With B, ch 1, sc in next 9 sts; with A, sc in next 12 sts; with B, sc in next 7 sts – 28 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 18: With B, ch 1, sc in next 10 sts; with A, sc in next 11 sts; with B, sc in next 7 sts – 28 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 19: With B, ch 1, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from 6 times, sc in next st; with A, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice; with B, * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * 5 times – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 20: With B, ch 1, sc in next 17 sts; with C, sc in next st; with A, sc in next 10 sts; with C, sc in next st; with B, sc in next 13 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 21: With B, ch 1, sc in next 15 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 6 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 22: With B, ch 1, sc in next 14 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 8 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with B, sc in next 10 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 23: With B, ch 1, sc in next 15 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 7 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with B, sc in next 10 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 24: With B, ch 1, sc in next 16 sts; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc in next st; with C, sc in next 7 sts; with A, sc in next st; with C, sc in next 3 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 25: With B, ch 1, sc in next 21 sts; with C, sc in next 5 sts; with B, sc in next 16 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 26: With B, ch 1, * sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from ** around – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Insert plastic safety eyes between Rnds 24 and 25, approximately 6 sts apart.

 

Rnd 27: Ch 1, * sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 30 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 28: Ch 1, * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 29: Ch 1, * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 18 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 30: Ch 1, * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Finish stuffing piece.

 

Rnd 31: Ch 1, sc2tog around – 6 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through top of sts of last rnd. Pull tail to close opening and knot securely.

 

With white floss, embroider curves along outer edges of safety eyes for whites of eyes.

With black floss, embroider curves along upper edges of safety eyes for black of eyes.

With black floss, embroider Nose between rnds 23 and 24, 3 sts long.

With black floss, embroider a vertical line below the Nose between Rnds 21 and 24.



EARS

Front Panels (make two)

With C, make a magic ring.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in ring – 1 sc; Turn

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st – 2 sc; Turn

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st – 3 sc; Turn

 

Pull the yarn and close the ring.

 

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st along – 3 sc; Turn

Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc next st, sc in next 2 sts – 4 sc.

Fasten off.

 

Back Panels (make two)

With B, make a magic ring.

Row 1: Work 1 sc in ring – 1 sc; Turn

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st – 2 sc; Turn

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st – 3 sc; Turn

Pull the yarn and close the ring.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st along – 3 sc; Turn

Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc next st, sc in next 2 sts – 4 sc.

 

Do not fasten off.

Join Front and Back Panels

Right Ear

Place Front Panel on top of Back Panel, so that sides match.

With B, sc through both layers along the short side (2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in corner st), and 1 long side (sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st), leaving the other 2 long sides unjointed.

We are working in the sts of Row 5 when we are working “along the short side”. And we are working in ends of rows when working along the “long side”.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing Ear to top of Head.

 

Left Ear

Place Back Panel on top of Front Panel, so that sides match.

With B, sc through both layers along the short side (2 sc in 1st st, sc in next sts, 3 sc in corner st), and 1 long side (sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st), leaving the other 2 long sides unjointed.

Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing Ear to top of Head.



FRONT LEGS (make two)

With A make a magic ring.

Rnd 1:  7 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 14 sc.

Rnds 3 - 5: Sc in each st around – 14 sc.

Rnd 6: * sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from ** twice – 12 sc.

Rnds 7 - 8: Sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 9: * sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from twice – 10 sc.

Rnds 10 - 11: sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing Front Legs to Body. Stuff the Front Legs.

With A, sew the Front Legs to side of Body between Rnds 14 and 18.



PAWS (MAKE two)

With C make a magic ring.

Rnd 1:  7 sc in ring.

 

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing Paws to Front Legs.

 

With C, sew the Paws to Front Legs between Rnds 2 and 5.

 

With C, embroider Nails on Front and Back Legs.

 


TAIL

With A make a magic ring

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 3: ** sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 20 sc.

Rnd 4:  sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 5: With B, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnds 6 - 7: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 8: With A, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 9: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 10: With B, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnds 11 - 12: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 13: With A, sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 14: Sc in each st around – 24 sc.

Rnd 15: With B, * sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 20 sc.

Rnds 16 - 17: Sc in each st around – 20 sc.

 

Begin stuffing and continue until piece is complete.

 

Rnd 18: With A, * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 16 sc.

Rnd 19: Sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 20: With B, sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnds 21 - 23: sc in each st around – 16 sc.

 

Finish stuffing.

 

Bring edges of last rnd together, matching 8 sts along each side. Working through both thicknesses, sc in next 8 sts.

 

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing Tail to back of Body.





I can't wait to see your version of AUBURN THE RED PANDA! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook!


Elisa

 

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!


 


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