Ophelia the Ostrich | Premium Pattern
This is a PATTERN for crochet only, designed to help you make your very own Ophelia the Ostrich!
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You Need to Know: chains (ch), single crochet (sc), Right side (RS), Wrong side (WS), increases and decreases, mattress stitch sewing. Be eager to learn and ready to have fun!
For a quick refresher of these basic skills, go to www.hookedbykati.com/basics
You Will Practice Intermediate Techniques:
How to make a 3-dimensional object in crochet
How to add parts to an amigurumi without sewing
How to curve crochet using short rounds
How to work on both sides of a starting chain
How to shape using increases and decreases
• Big Twist Value yarn, 100% acrylic, worsted weight, 380 yds/6 oz/170 g, Light Rose (ROSE), < 1 ball; Cosmetic Pink (PNK), < 1 ball; White (WHT), 1 ball; Black (BLK), < 1 ball.
• F (3.75 mm) hook
• Two 12mm black safety eyes
• Polyfil stuffing
• Tapestry needle
• Straight pins
• Stitch markers
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