Chubby Penguin amigurumi free pattern

Welcome to the second edition of amigurumi Christmas Ornaments! This year, once again the collection has four characters! Mrs. Claus, the Nutcracker soldier, Gingerbread man, and chubby penguin.

If you don’t know the first edition yet, I invite you to meet the Happy Grinch, Mini Santa Claus, Little Elf, and chubby reindeer! All of these patterns are available for free here on the website and also there is a low-cost and ad-free printable version for purchase on Etsy and Ravelry.

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Chubby Penguin amigurumi free pattern

Materials:

  • 2mm crochet hook 
  • White, blue, red, green and yellow yarn. I used 100% cotton, fingering, 3ply.
  • Black thread for embroidering the eyes. 
  • Stuffing material
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle.
  • Or, you can use safety eyes! The position is at the end of this post.

Finish size: 7cm or (about) 3 inches

For a low cost, ad-free and printable pattern, you can find it in Ravelry here!

And on Etsy here!

Other members of the amigurumi Christmas Ornaments collection

BODY

With white yarn start

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

4 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

5 rnd  (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

6 rnd  (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

7 rnd  (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

8 to 16 rnd  42sc

17 rnd  (5sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

18 rnd  (4sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

19 rnd  (3sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

20 rnd  (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

• Stop here to add stuffing material before continuing to round 21.

21 rnd  (1sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 12sts

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

HANDS

With blue yarn start,

1 rnd  4sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  (1inc, 1sc) repeat 2 times Total 6sts

3 rnd  (1inc, 2sc) repeat 2 times Total 8sts

4 rnd  8sc

5 rnd  4sc (crocheting the sides together, closing the   hands)

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off. Leave a small tail for sewing it.

• Make another one following the same instructions.

FEET

With yellow yarn start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  (5sc, 1inc) repeat 2 times Total 14sts

4 to 6 rnd  14sc

7 rnd  (5sc, 1dec) repeat 2 times Total 12sts

8 rnd  12sc

9 rnd  6sc (crocheting the sides together, closing the feet)

• Cut the yarn and fasten if off. Leave a small tail for sewing it.

• Make another one following the same instructions.


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BLUE COVER

With blue yarn start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

4 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

5 rnd  (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

6 rnd  (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

7 rnd  (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

8 rnd  6sc, 3dc in the same st, 35sc

• From here on, start working in rows.

• Chain 1, turn your work (wrong side facing you) and continue,

9 row  29sc, chain 1, turn

10 to 16 row  29sc, chain 1, turn

17 row  29sc

• Now, go back to working in the round for round 18. Here, you will work the contour of the detail following,

18 rnd  3sc in same st in the corner, 7sc going up on the   side, 1sc in the foundation st, 7sc, 3dc in same st, 7sc, 1sc in the foundation, 7sc going down on   the other side, 4sc in the same st in the corner, 31sc

• Chain 13, skip the first chain and make 12sc. Join with an sl.

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off. Leave a long tail for sewing it.

SCARF

With green color chain 55. Skip the first chain and start,

1 rnd  54sc

• Change to red color yarn and make blsl all around the detail.

ASSEMBLY

  1. Add the blue cover on top of the body and fasten it well with pins to prevent moving. Sew it all around the body. Sew the 12 single crochet you made at the end of the blue cover connecting to the other side.
  2. Sew the feet under the body.
  3. Sew the hands in row 15 of the blue cover.
  4. Embroider the eyes 2 rounds under the blue cover and 2 stitches away from the central part.
  5. With yellow color, embroider the penguin’s mouth on the tip of the blue cover.
  6. Dress the scarf in the penguin and give one stitch in the front, to connect and hold the scarf together.
Congratulations!!!

Your Chubby Penguin amigurumi Christmas ornament is ready!

I hope you enjoy this pattern, and if you have any questions or comments in general, leave them in the comment box below.

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See you next time!

Love,

Ana

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