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Cloë The Sea Turtle Free Crochet Pattern


Sea Turtle Free Crochet Pattern

Happy Tuesday my friends!


Join me on this creative journey as we explore the magic of handmade treasures from the deep blue!

I had an absolute blast bringing this amigurumi sea turtle to life!

The entire crafting process was pure joy, from selecting the perfect yarn to the final stitches.


I take special pride in how authentic the tiny sea turtle snout turned out.

What do you think? Isn't she just adorable?

 

Cloë is worked with Wool Ease Thick & Quick by Lion Brand - soft and warm wool, available in a wide variety of colors!

 

Sea Turtle Free Crochet Pattern

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EASY

 

SIZE

About 13 in. (33 cm) long


MATERIALS

· Lion Brand® WOOL EASE THICK & QUICK® (Art. #640)

            #099 Fisherman 1 ball (A)

            #563B Hydro 1 ball (B)

            #554C Driftwood 1 ball (C)

 

· Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

Crochet hook size 7 mm

Fiberfill Stuffing

Black Plastic Safety Eyes (10 mm)

Black Embroidery Floss

 

GAUGE

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

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = chain

ch-sp(s) = chain space(s) previously made

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

WS = wrong side

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

 




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Head

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 20 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Insert plastic safety eyes on sides of Head between Rnds 4 and 5, approximately 10 sts apart.

Begin stuffing and continue until piece is completed.

 

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 10 - 12: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

 

Finish stuffing piece.

 

With A, embroider curves along upper and lower edges of safety eyes.

 



Body

With B, make a magic ring.

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

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 48 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 56 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 64 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 9 - 12: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 64 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off B.

 

Rnd 13: With A, ch 1, working in back loop, sc in each st around – 64 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in next 29 sts, ch 6, skip 6 sts and sc into next st, sc in next 28 sts – 64 sts; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; rep from * three times, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, work 1 sc in each ch, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, 1 sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; rep from three times – 56 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 16: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 48 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 17: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Begin stuffing piece and continue until piece is completed.

Rnd 18: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 19: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 20 Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Finish stuffing piece.

 

Rnd 21 Ch 1, sc2tog around – 8 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 C, embroider small back stitches on the Shell to create Scutes.

With A, sew Head to hole section on Body.

With black floss, embroider Mouth.

With black floss, embroider Nostrils.

With C, embroider short straight lines on top of Head.




Front Legs (make two)

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in ring; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st – 6 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st – 7 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st – 8 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st – 10 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st – 14 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog twice, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st – 14 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 9 - 11: Rep Rnd 8.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog twice, sc in next 5 sts – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog twice, sc in next 4 sts – 10 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off leaving a long tail. Do not stuff the Leg.

 

With A, sew Front Legs to side of Body between Rnds 14 and 16, approximately 5 sts apart from Turtle’s Neck.




Back Legs (make two)

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in ring; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st – 6 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st – 8 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st – 10 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog twice, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 7 - 10: Ch 1, sc in st around – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off leaving a long tail. Do not stuff the Leg.

 

With A, sew Back Legs to side of Body between Rnds 14 and 16, approximately 6 sts apart from Front Legs.

 



Tail

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in ring; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st – 6 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st – 7 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st – 8 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off leaving a long strand of yarn. Do not stuff the Tail.

 

With A, sew Tail to back of Body, between Rnds 14 and 16, approximately 3 sts apart from Back Legs.




Shell Border

With B

Rnd 1: Working in front loop, Insert your hook behind in st 1 of Rnd 12 of Body, and work 1 sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from around – 72 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 80 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc. Turn

Rnd 3: Ch 1, facing the WS of the work, sl st in each st around – 80 sts; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off and weave in end.

                                                                                                 

With C, embroider small back stitches on the Shell to create Scutes.


I can't wait to see your version of CLOË THE SEA TURTLE! 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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