Summer Manatee | Premium Crochet Pattern



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This is a PATTERN for crochet only, designed to help you make your very own Summer the Manatee and his pool floaty!

All patterns are written in English, in US terms, using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.

This Premium Pattern 2.0 is designed to be easy to read. Whether you are a confident beginner or an expert plushy artist, this pattern comes equipped with everything you need to succeed. When you are finished with your project you will have learned new and useful skills for your art form and created a beautiful piece to cherish.

Updated Premium Patterns now include checkboxes to keep you on track and organized, color coding when needed, and helpful tutorial photos right where you need them (and none where you don’t).

Confident you can do it without helpful photos or checkboxes? This pattern is also available for free in a text-only format (not downloadable) at

You Need to Know: Chains (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), right side (RS), wrong side (WS), increases and decreases. Knowledge of amigurumi part attachment is recommended. Pattern uses short rounds for shaping.

You Will Practice Intermediate Techniques:
How to shape amigurumi using short rounds
How to use pins to perfectly place and attach amigurumi parts
How to shape using increases and decreases

• Furls Wander 100% acrylic yarn, 100g/120 yds/109 m, Mist (MIST) 1 ball; Pomegranate (POM), 1 ball; Canary (CAN), 1 ball; Cobblestone (COB), < 1 ball; Surf (SUR), < 1 ball.
• F (3.75 mm) Furls Odyssey hook
• Polyfil stuffing
• Tapestry needle
• Straight pins

10” long from head to tail x 7” wide x 7” tall laying on his inner tube

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You may sell products made by this pattern, but please link back to or credit Hooked By Kati on the craft fair tag. Do not copy this pattern for distribution or sale; that’s not nice and slightly illegal.

All my patterns come with unlimited help from me. If you run into a snag, drop me a line! I respond quickly and will help any way I can to clarify any confusion or challenging stitches.

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