A373 Christmas Critter- Koala

A373 Christmas Critter- Koala
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SKU# A373 Christmas Critter Koala
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  • Lincraft DK 8ply
  • Main Colour (MC- marle grey)
  • 1st Colour (C1- white)
  • 2nd Colour (C2- fire red)
  • 3rd Colour (C3- apple)
  • 4th Colour (C4- marle charcoal)
  • 3.00mm crochet hook
  • Lincraft siliconised stuffing premium soft fill
  • Silver embroidery thread
  • A stitch marker (optional)

 

 


HEAD/BODY (worked from top of Head to bottom as one piece in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: Inc once in each dc … 12dc.

2nd round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 18dc.

3rd round: [1dc in each of next 2dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 24dc.

4th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 30dc.

5th round: [1dc in each of next 4dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 36dc.

6th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

Rep 6th round 4 times. Beg to stuff. Cont to stuff as you go.

11th round: [1dc in each of next 4dc, 1dc over the next 2dc] 6 times … 30dc.

12th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 24dc.

13th round: [1dc over next 2dc] 12 times … 12dc.

14th round: Inc once in each dc … 24dc.

15th round: [1dc in each of next 3dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 30dc.

16th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 16th round twice.

19th round: [1dc in each of next 9dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 33dc.

20th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 20th round twice.

23rd round: [1dc in each of next 10dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 36dc.

24th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 24th round twice.

27th round: [1dc over next 2dc] 18 times … 18dc.

28th round: [1dc in next dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 12dc.

29th round: [1dc over next 2dc] 6 times … 6dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. Complete stuffing. Using the tail of yarn, thread in and out around the last few decs and gently pull hole closed.

EYES (make 2)

Using 3.00mm hook and C4, work 2ch. 1st round: 4dc in 2nd ch from hook … 4dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

EARS (make 2 – worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: Inc once in each dc … 12dc.

2nd round: Inc once in each dc … 24dc. Change to C1.

3rd round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 10 times. Leave rem sts unworked … 30dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

LIMBS (make 4 – worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and MC, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 9dc.

2nd round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 2nd round 5 times. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly.

CHRISTMAS HAT (worked in continuous spirals)

Using 3.00mm hook and C1, work 6dc into mr.

1st round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 3 times … 9dc.

2nd round: [1dc in next dc, 1dc over next 2dc] 3 times … 6dc. Change to C2.

3rd round: 1dc in each dc to end.

4th round: Inc once in each dc … 12dc. Use beg tail to stuff white tip of Hat.

5th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Rep 5th round once.

7th round: [1dc in next dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 18dc.

8th round: 1dc in each dc to end.

9th round: [1dc in each of next 2dc, inc in next dc] 6 times … 24dc.

10th round: 1dc in each dc to end. Change to C1.

11th round: [1dc in next dc, 3tr in next dc, 1ch] 12 times, sl st to beg dc … 48 sts. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

GUMLEAF SCARF (worked along starting ch beg at leaf)

Using 3.00mm hook and C3, make 8ch.

1st row: 1dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1htr in next ch, 1tr in each of next 2ch, 1htr in next ch, 1dc in next ch, 3dc in last ch, turning as you go to work back along starting ch.

2nd row: Working back along starting ch: 1dc in next st, 1htr in next st, 1tr in each of next 2 sts, 1htr in next st, 1dc in next st, sl st to beg dc.

3rd row: 30ch, sl st into 5th ch from hook, 10dc into ring, sl st to beg dc. Fasten off and weave in ends.

HANGING RING

Using 3.00mm hook and all strands of silver embroidery thread, make 8ch, sl st to beg ch to form a ring.

1st round: 16dc into ring, sl st to beg dc … 16dc. Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.

FINISHING

Embroider Nose detail using a length of C4 centrally to Head. Add Eye detail using a length of C1. Sew Eyes either side of Nose approx 8 sts apart. Sew Ears to sides of Head between rounds 7 and 10. Flatten end of Arms and whip stitch end closed. Sew Arms to sides of Body at round 16. Flatten end of Legs and whip stitch end closed. Sew Legs to bottom of Body, slightly forward, at round 27. Using a small length of C2, fold over top end of Hat and stitch in place. Sew Christmas Hat to top of Head. Add stuffing before sewing closed. Sew Hanging Ring to top of Hat. Position Gumleaf Scarf around Neck and gently pull leaf end through ring. Sew in all ends.

 

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