Rodney the Tortoise by Alison Holloway

Rodney the Tortoise

August 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
both US and UK
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SIZE - Approximately 23 cm depending on yarn and hook choices and individual tension.

DIFFICULTY LEVEL - Intermediate due to front post trebles (US dc) and fiddly parts.

SKILLS - Amigurumi style crochet (crochet spiral round), magic ring, dc (US sc), increases and decreases, front post stitches, tr (US dc) and tr (US dc) increases. Basic embroidery for the face and sewing to attach parts.

MATERIALS NEEDED - 5mm (H/8) crochet hook, Aran (Worsted) yarn in 6 rainbow colours plus a small amount of black for the mouth, 2 x 9mm black toy safety eyes, polyester toy stuffing, yarn needle. Stitch markers.

Sample uses Lily Sugar n Cream solids.