Murdock the Kelpie | Video Tutorial

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Murdock the Kelpie pattern has been updated and completely rewritten!

I left the video tutorial up for those of you who have the old pattern.

The new pattern can be found here.


The video is broken into two parts because — well, frankly — it’s really long.

The first part covers the head, nostrils, eyebrows, ears, and neck and attaching the head to the neck.

The second part is the tail, tail fins, neck and tail spines, and legs, as well as attachments for those parts.

All video tutorials are designed to accompany the free written pattern. The video is not to be considered a complete stand-alone pattern.

Murdock the Kelpie Video Tutorial

The following video tutorials are done using Red Heart Super Saver Stripe in Parrot Stripe, my G (4.00 mm) Furls Odyssey hook, clear safety eyes (painted by me), and an insertion tool from

Part 1: Head and Neck

  • Head: 00:00:03
  • Eyebrows: 00:22:36
  • Ears: 00:23:39
  • Nostril Flairs: 00:28:21
  • Head Assembly: 00:30:51
  • Neck: 00:36:26
  • Head/Neck Attachment: 00:49:36

Part 2: Tail, Fins, and Legs

  • Tail: 00:00:04
  • Tail Fins 00:19:26
  • Tail Fin Attachment: 00:30:02
  • Tail to Neck Attachment: 00:34:02
  • Bent Leg: 00:35:58
  • Extended Leg: 00:56:38
  • Attaching Legs: 01:01:35
  • Attaching Spines: 01:06:34

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This a video tutorial for Murdock the Kelpie, a crochet amigurumi from Hooked by Kati. The tutorial is in two parts.
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  1. I REALLY like this pattern, but I cannot find anything on how to do the spines either… I know you said it was omitted, but when will that video be added? Thank you so much!

  2. hello…i thank you very much for video as im a person who is best with visualization…u will never know how much this video means to me…but i cannot find the pattern for the spins…can u plz tell me where or what the pattern is for the spins…tyvm

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