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Mick the Puffin Free Crochet Pattern



Happy Tuesday my friends!


Last summer, my husband and I had the incredible opportunity to explore the enchanting landscapes of Iceland. From majestic waterfalls to breathtaking glaciers, every moment was a captivating adventure. We loved beyond words Icelandic nature and wildlife!

Among all the incredible creatures, we spotted few puffins, flying near a beautiful cliff!


Here's my crochet version of this fun and cute bird!

 

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

 



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EASY

 

SIZE

About 13 in. (33 cm) tall

 

MATERIALS

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

            #153 Black 1 ball (A)

            #099 Fisherman 1 ball (B)

            #138 Cranberry 1 ball (C)

            #189A Butterscotch 1 ball (D)

            #116E Succulent 1 ball (E)

 

· 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

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

WS = wrong side

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

tr = treble crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

 

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Body

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, 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, sc in each st around – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in next 8 sts; with B (carry the unworked yarn on the WS) sc in next 4 sts; with A, sc in next 8 sts; with B, sc in next 4 sts; with A, sc in next 8 sts – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; with B, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st; with A, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts; with B, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; with A, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in next 7 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts; with A, sc in next 4 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts; with A, sc in next 7 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in next 7 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts; with A, sc in next 4 sts; with B, sc in next 11 sts; with A, sc in next 7 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in next 9 sts; with B, sc in next 9 sts; with A, sc in next 4 sts; with B, sc in next 9 sts; with A, sc in next 9 sts – 40 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 11: Ch 1, * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice; with B, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; with A, sc2tog twice; with B, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; with A, * sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * twice – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in next 9 sts; with B, sc in next 6 sts; with A, sc in next 2 sts; with B, sc in next 6 sts; with A, sc in next 9 sts – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Insert plastic safety eyes on sides of Head between Rnds 8 and 9, approximately 10 sts apart.

 

Begin stuffing and continue until piece is completed.

 

Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in next 11 sts; with B, 2 sc in next 4 sts; with A, sc in next 9 sts – 28 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, * sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice; with B, sc in next 10 sts; with A, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 16: Ch 1, * 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * four times; with B, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st; with A, * sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * three times, 2 sc in next st – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 17: Ch 1, sc in next 16 sts; with B, sc in next 12 sts; with A, sc in next 14 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 18: Ch 1, sc in next 16 sts; with B, * 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * twice, * sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice; with A, sc in next 14 sts – 46 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 19 - 21: Ch 1, sc in next 16 sts; with B, sc in next 16 sts; with A, sc in next 14 sts – 46 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 22: Ch 1, sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 7 sts; with B, sc2tog, sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog; with A, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 23 - 24: Ch 1, sc in next 15 sts; with B, sc in next 14 sts; with A, sc in next 13 sts – 42 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 25: Ch 1, * sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice, sc in next st; with B, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog, sc in next st; with A, sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts, sc2tog – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnds 26 - 27: Ch 1, sc in next 13 sts; with B, sc in next 12 sts; with A, sc in next 11 sts – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 28: Ch 1, sc in next 13 sts; with B, sc2tog, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st; with A, sc in next 11 sts – 36 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 29: Ch 1, sc in next 13 sts; with B, * sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * four times; with A, sc in next 11 sts – 32 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 30: Ch 1, work in back loop, * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 31: Ch 1, * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Finish stuffing piece.

 

Rnd 30: 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 black floss, embroider straight lines around Eyes.


Wings

With A

Row 1: Ch 19, sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in next 13 chs, 1 sc and 1 hdc in next ch, 1 dc and 1 tr in next st, ch1, 1 tr and 1 dc in next ch, 1 hdc and 1 sc in next ch – 23 sts.

 

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.


With A, sew long sc sections of Wings vertically on Body (in between black and white sections); sew the triangle part horizontally on the black part of the body.



Tail

TAIL

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, * sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 st; rep from * twice – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, * sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 st, sc in next st; rep from * twice – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next 2 st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * twice – 20 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next 2 st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * twice – 24 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off leaving a long tail. Stuff the Tail. With A, sew Tail to the back of Body.

 



Feet (make two)

With D, make a magic ring.

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

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

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

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice – 10 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice – 12 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * twice – 18 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Do not stuff the Foot.

 

Row 7: Flatten last rnd and crochet through both layers, hdc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st; rep from three times – 9 sts.

 

Fasten off leaving a long tail. With D, sew Feet to bottom part of the Body.

 

 


Beak

With C, make a magic ring.

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

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * 3 sc in next st; with D, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * twice – 10 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: With D, ch 1, * 2 sc in next st; with C, 2 sc in next st; with D, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * twice – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: With E, ch 1, * sc in next 2 sts; with D, 2 sc in next 2 sts; with E, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * twice – 20 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: With E, ch 1, * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * four times – 16 sc; invisible join with sl st in first sc.

 

Fasten off leaving a long strand of yarn. Stuff the Beak. With E, sew Beak to Head.



I can't wait to see your version of MICK THE PUFFIN! 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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