Penguin Bath Set Decorative Crochet Pattern

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Penguin Bath Set Decorative Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS:
J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Size 5: 6 balls each of No. 12 Black and No. 1 White; 3 balls of No. 11 Orange, or
J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen: 2 balls each of No. 12 Black and No. 1 White and 1 ball of No. 43 Dk. Yellow.
Milward's Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
Aqua bath towel, hand towel and wash­cloth.

LARGE PENGUIN—Front ... Starting at lower edge with White, ch 20. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3, turn. 2nd row: Skip first sc, dc in next sc and in each sc across, 2 dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each dc across, sc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 4th and 5th rows: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows. 6th row: Skip first sc, dc in next sc and in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 7th row: Sc in each dc across, sc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. 8th to 11th rows incl: Repeat 6th and 7th rows 2 more times. 12th row: Skip first sc, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc, make dc in next 2 sc, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (1 dc decreased), dc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 13th row: Repeat 7th row. 14th row: Repeat 12th row. 15th row: Re­peat 7th row. 16th row: Skip first sc, dec 1 dc, dc in each sc across to within last 3 sc, dec 1 dc, dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. 17th to 24th rows incl: Repeat last 2 rows alternately 4 more times. Break off.

FLIPPER ... Starting at tip with Black, ch 3. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 4th row: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 3rd and 4th rows until piece measures 1¾ inches, ending with 3rd row. Ch 3, turn. Next row: Skip first sc, dc in next sc, half dc in next sc, sc in each remaining sc across. Ch 1, turn. Fol­lowing row: Sc in each st across, sc in top of turning chain. Ch 3, turn. Repeat last 2 rows 2 more times. Break off.

BACK ... Work as for Flipper until piece measures 1¾ inches, ending with 3rd row. Ch 1, turn. Next row: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc (1 sc decreased). Ch 1, turn. Following row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures 4½ inches in all, ending at back. Ch 1, turn.

To Shape Neck: 1st row: Dec 1 sc at both ends of row. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last 2 rows once more. Ch 4, turn.

HEAD ... 1st row: 10 tr in first sc, ch 1, sl st in last sc on row. Turn. 2nd row: Sc in ch-1 sp, half dc in first tr, dc in next 2 tr, 2 tr in each of next 5 tr, 2 dc in next tr, half dc in next tr, sc in top of turning chain. Break off.

BEAK ... With Yellow ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, half dc in next 2 ch, dc in next 3 ch, tr in next 4 ch. Break off.

FOOT (Make 2) ... With Yellow ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Ch 1, turn. 3rd to 6th rows incl: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. At end of 6th row, ch 5, turn. 7th row: Holding back on hook the last loop of each d tr, skip 4 sc, d tr in next sc, (skip 3 sc, d tr in next sc) twice; thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, sl st in starting chain of foot to form web­bing. Break off.
   Sew Front and Back pieces together, sew Flipper in place, sew Beak to Head, sew Feet in place. With White, em­broider eye. Make 8 more Penguins in this manner. Sew 5 Penguins to bath towel and 4 Penguins to hand towel.

SMALL PENGUIN—Front ... Starting at lower edge with White, ch 15. Work as for Large Penguin until 3 rows are completed. 4th to 7th rows incl: Repeat 6th and 7th rows of Large Penguin alternately twice. 8th row: Repeat 12th row of Large Penguin. 9th row: Repeat 7th row of Large Penguin. 10th and 11th rows: Repeat last 2 rows once more. 12th row: Repeat 16th row of Large Pen­guin. 13th row: Repeat 7th row of Large Penguin. 14th to 19th rows incl: Repeat last 2 rows alternately 3 more times. Break off.

FLIPPER ... Work as for Flipper of Large Penguin until piece measures 1 inch. Ch 2, turn. Next row: Skip first sc, half dc in next sc, sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Following row: Sc in each st across and in turning chain. Ch 2, turn. Repeat last 2 rows once more. Break off.

BACK ... Work as for Flipper until piece measures 1 inch. Ch 1, turn. Next row: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sc, dec 1 sc. Ch 1, turn. Following row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures 3 inches in all, ending at back.

To Shape Neck: Work as for Large Penguin until 2 rows are completed. Ch 3, turn.

HEAD ... 1st row: 7 dc in first sc, ch 1, sc in last sc on row. Turn. 2nd row: Sc in ch-1 sp, half dc in first dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 4 dc, half dc in next dc, sc in top of turning chain. Break off.

BEAK ... With Yellow, ch 8, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, half dc in next 2 ch, dc in next 3 ch. Break off.

FOOT (Make 2) ... Work as for Foot of Large Penguin until 4 rows are completed. Ch 3, turn. 5th row: Hold­ing back on hook the last loop of each dc (skip 2 dc, dc in next sc) 3 times; thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1, sl st in starting chain. Break off.
   Complete as for Large Penguin. Sew to corner of washcloth.