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Shark Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern



Happy Tuesday my fellow crafters!


We all know that play allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination, and emotional strength.

So what about creating these super cute finger puppets that can help improving their storytelling skills while having fun?


Today I'll be sharing with you all the instructions to crochet the Shark Finger Puppet!

 


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Here is the Shark Finger Puppet FREE Crochet Pattern!


BEGINNER

SIZE

approximately 3” 2/8 (8 cm) tall


MATERIALS

light yarn (3) in gray and white

cotton thread in black and white

2.5 mm crochet hook

yarn needle


ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ninig)

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc= double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

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Body (light gray)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a mr (6)

Rnd 2: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (8)

Rnd 3: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (10)

Rnd 4: (4 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (12)

Rnd 5: sc even (12)

Rnd 6: (2 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (16)

Rnd 7: (3 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (20)

Rnd 8: sc even (20)

Rnd 9: (9 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (22)

Rnd 10: (10 sc, 1 sc inc) rep twice (24)

Rnds 11 - 19: sc even (24)

Rnd 20: sl st even (24)


F/O and weave in ends.


Embroider the EYES with black thread between rnds 7 and 8.

Embroider the white part around the eyes with white thread.

Embroider the GILLS with black thread between rnds 12 and 15.

Embroider the MOUTH with black thread between rnds 5 and 10.



Dorsal Fin (light gray)

Row 1: 2 sc in a mr (2); do not close the ring yet, ch1 and turn

Row 2: 2 sc inc (4); ch1 and turn

Row 3: 1 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc inc (6); ch1 and turn

Row 4: sc even (6)


Close the ring by pulling the yarn end, F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the fin to the back of the shark between Rnds 13 and 18.




Fins (light gray - make two)

Row 1: 2 sc in a mr (2); do not close the ring yet, ch1 and turn

Row 2: 1 sc inc, 1 sc (3); ch1 and turn

Row 3: 1 sc inc, 2 sc (4); ch1 and turn

Rows 4 - 5: sc even (4)


Close the ring by pulling the yarn end, F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the fin to the side of the shark between Rnds 15 and 20.




I can't wait to see your version of my SHARK FINGER PUPPET! 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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