Pip the Panda by Lauren Espy

Pip the Panda

February 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
2.75 mm (C)
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This pattern is available from amenagerieofstitches.com for $5.00.

Pip the Panda owns a balloon shop where she sells all kinds of specialty balloons. She loves Valentine’s day so the big hearts, mainly the pink ones, are her absolute favorites! Her pattern includes directions for the balloon but also a heart stuffed toy. She’s the sweetest gal in town and everyone loves stopping by to see what fun new balloons she has in stock.

Pattern Difficulty: Beginner

Pattern is written in English, with US crochet terminology.

Materials Needed:

Hobbii Friends Cotton 8/4 yarn, or a similar weight 1 yarn.
Size C/2.75mm
One pair of 9mm and 6mm Plastic safety eyes
Black embroidery floss and needle
Polyester fiberfill stuffing
Stitch maker
Yarn needle
Straight pins
Optional- 16 gauge craft wire
Hot glue gun

Skills Needed:

Magic Ring
Single Crochet
Invisible Decrease
Half Double Crochet
Half Double Crochet Increase
Crocheting in Front Loops Only

Finished Measurement:

Pip measures 5 inches tall and 3 inches wide
Heart measures 2 inches tall and 2 inches wide

Please note- the finished size will vary depending on what type of yarn and size hook you decide to use.