American Thread Company "Dawn" or
"Clover Leaf" Germantown Wool
4 ½ oz. Balls White
4 ½ oz. Balls Black
1 Bone Crochet Hook #2.
Work body and head of Penguin real tight. Wings quite loose.
TAIL. 1st Row. With Black, ch 4, 3 s c on chain.
2nd to 7th Rows. 2 s c in first and last s c, 1 s c in each remaining s c and work 3 rows even.
11th to 19th Rows. Increase in first and last s c. (33 s c).
20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Rows. Start each row with ch 2 and end with a d c. Remaining sts work in s c. Work 2 rows even.
27 to 41 Rows. Increase 1 s c at beginning of each row. Work 20 rows even.
62nd Row. S c in first 7 s c then decrease by crocheting 8 and 9 s c together, decrease at other side in 8th and 9th s c and work 1 row even.
Next 12 rows repeat 62nd and 63rd rows. Without breaking yarn BEGIN HEAD. Work back over 15 s c.
2nd & 3rd Rows. Decrease 1 st at beginning of each row and work 2 rows even.
6th & 7th Rows. Increase 1 st at beginning of each row and work 1 row even.
9th Row. Increase 1 st at beginning of row.
10th Row. S c in s c then chain 12 for bill.
11th Row. 11 s c in chain and 1 s c in each 5 c.
12th Row. Increase 1 s c at beginning of row and s c in each s c, omitting last 5 s c in bill.
13th Row. Decrease 1 st at beginning of row and work 1 row even.
15th & 16th Rows. Decrease 1 st at beginning of row.
17th, 18th, 19th & 20th Rows. Decrease 1 st at beginning and end of each row. Break yarn. Join at other side and work other half of head to correspond.
Join yarn between the two headpieces, work over free s c, there should be 4 s c, work 11 rows even.
12th Row. Increase 1 st each side and work 10 rows even.
23rd Row. Increase 1 st each side and work 8 rows even. Then decrease 1 st at beginning of each row until 3 sts remain and work 12 more rows even. Break yarn.
FRONT SECTIONS. With White ch 6, 5 s c on ch and work 3 more rows of s c.
5th to 21st Rows. Increase 1 st at beginning of each row. (22 s c) and work 7 rows even.
29th to 30th Rows. Increase 1 st at beginning of each row and work 7 rows even.
38th & 39th Rows. Same as 29th and 30th rows and work 8 rows even.
48th & 49th Rows. Same as 29th and 30th rows and work 7 rows even.
57th to 66th Rows. Same as 29th and 30th rows and work 22 rows even, break yarn.
LOWER SECTION. Ch 2, 6 s c in first ch.
2nd, 3rd & 4th Rows. 2 s c in every other s c.
5th, 6th, 7th & 8th Rows. 2 s c in every 3rd s c and work 5 rows even.
Work over 21 s c, turn work and work back over the 21 s c, turn and work 1 more row over the 21 s c.
Next 10 rows decrease 1 st at beginning and end of each row. Break yarn. Sew black head pieces together, sew white and black sections together starting at lower edge of bill, seam ½ inch each side at feet, fit in round piece matching to black tail piece and sew, leaving enough open to fill. Attach white at bill and work 7 rows, join and break yarn. Fill and sew the remainder of lower section in place.
FEET. Ch 6, 5 s c on chain and work 1 more row of s c.
3rd and 4th Rows. Increase 1 st in first and last s c.
5th to 10th Rows. Increase in first s c.
11th, 12th, 13th & 14th Rows. Decrease 1 st at beginning of each row. Make 2 White and 2 Black sections. Crochet them together, fill slightly and sew in position.
WINGS. With White ch 9, 8 s c on ch. Work even until wing measures about 6 inches. Make 2 white and 2 black sections, crochet them together with black. Work a second row of s c all around wing decreasing at lower edge to shape, across top of wing decrease until 3 s c remain. Sew in position. Make eyes in white by working 2 rows of outline stitch with a French Knot at top of eye.
The Penguin will be equally attractive made in any of the following yarns: "Dawn" Knitting Worsted, "Dawn" or "Clover Leaf" Sheland Floss or Lustre Wool.
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