Introduction: Duck Ami

Materials

· Crochet Hook size 3.75 mm or F or 5 (US)

· Yarn in white or desired color for duck

· Orange yarn for beak and feet

· Black buttons for eyes (or black yarn)

· Stuffing

· Plastic flower pot marbles for stability

Size (Approximate)

· 4.5” tall

· 3.5” wide with wingsInstructions for Body

Step 1: ​Instructions for Body

**Ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc

2nd rnd: Ch1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join. 12 sc

3rd rnd: Ch1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join. 18 sc

(Duck should be flat so far.)

4th
rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join. 24 sc 5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join.

Repeat rnd 5 until work measures 1 inch high (or desired height).

Stuff with a few marbles, then with stuffing.

Now start decrease for head.

Crochet 2 together 3 times (back of duck). Join. 21 sc.

SC in each sc around.

Crochet 2 together 3 times. Join. 18 sc.

SC in each sc around.

Crochet 2 together 3 times. Join.15 sc.

Repeat until head is 1 in high (or desired height).

Stuff duck head.

Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next 2 sc. Crochet 2 together. Repeat from * around. Join. 10 sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Crochet 2 together. Repeat from * around. Join. 7 sc.

Next rnd: Ch
1. *Crochet 2 together. Repeat around. Join. Fasten off, leaving long end.

Add stuffing as needed. Draw yarn through remaining sc. Pull tightly and fasten securely.Instructions for Beak (in Orange)

Chain 4 and join together in circle.

1st rnd: Create 6 sc in circle.

2nd rnd: *3 sc in next sc, then 1 sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * around. 10 sc

Sl st in next sc and fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Fold beak in half and sew on center of head.

Step 2: ​Instructions for Beak (in Orange)

Chain 4 and join together in circle.

1st rnd: Create 6 sc in circle.

2nd rnd: *3 sc in next sc, then 1 sc in next 2 sc. Repeat from * around. 10 sc

Sl st in next sc and fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Fold beak in half and sew on center of head.

Step 3: ​Instructions for Eyes (make 2 in Black)

Chain 4 and slip stitch together.

In circle formed by chain, sc 6 times and slip stitch together.

FOR SMALL EYES, STOP HERE and fasten off, leaving a long end for sewing on duck.

Chain 1. Sc in first stitch; 2 sc in next stitch, and repeat around. 9 Stitches. Slip stitch together, then fasten off, leaving a long end for sewing on duck.

Step 4: ​Instructions for Wings (Make 2)

Chain 4 and join together in circle.

1st rnd: Create 6 sc in circle.

2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 12 sc

3rd rnd: *Sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 18 sc

4th rnd: SC in each sc around.

Sl st in next sc and fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Fold wings in half and sew on each side of duck’s body, keeping them at the same height.

Step 5: ​Instructions for Feet (Make 2 in Orange)

Chain 4.

1st rnd: 2 sc in first ch; 1 sc in next 2 ch; 2 sc in next ch. Turn to other side of chain. Sc in remaining chains. 10 sc

Rnds 2-5: Sc in each sc around. 10 sc

Sl st in next sc. Leave a long tail for sewing. Sew foot closed. Do not stuff.

Sew feet to bottom of duck, sticking out in the front.

Step 6: ​Instructions for Tail.

Chain 4 and join together in circle.

1st rnd: Create 6 sc in circle.

2nd rnd: *1 sc in next sc; 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 9 sc

3rd rnd: *1 sc in next 2 sc.; 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 12 sc

4th rnd: SC in each sc around.

5th rnd: SC in each sc around.

Sl st in next sc and fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew tail on back of duck’s body.

Step 7: Finishing

Duck is shown in blue but can be made in any color. Size is dependent on yarn and hook chosen.

Comments

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ChrysN (author)2016-10-02

Cute, I like his feet!

author
DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-10-02

Those are so cute. I think that I will try making one for my baby nephew.

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