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Free Crochet Pattern for an Amigurumi Penguin

Designer: Maria Galimzyanova

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi penguin, whose photos and design belong to Maria Galimzyanova. You can learn how to crochet these penguin using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Maria Galimzyanova(@deti_toys_amigurumi) for this cute penguin.

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• Plush yarn of white color and the color of “Cloak” about 0.5 skeins
• Orange yarn for beak and paws
• Eyes on a secure mount 18-20mm if will knit with ready-made eyes
• Yarn blue and black, if eyes will knit
•Yarn for a hat and a scarf (I tried to knit from YarnArt Jeans and from yarn with wool in the composition – the second option is softer and cozy)
• Hook for plush yarn (I crochet3,5), a hook for semi-cotton yarn (I knit crochet 2), a hook under the yarn for the eyes (I used 1.25)
• Filler for toys
• Stitching needle, scissors


sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
dc – double crochet


Body head

We start with the legs 2det:
1: 6sc into magic ring
2: 6inc (12)
3: (1sc, inc) x6 (18)
Connect the details:
4: 18sc for the first part, 18sc for the second part (36)
5: (5sc, inc) x6 (42)
6: (6sc, inc) x6 (48)
7-13: 48sc
14: 12sc, (1sc, dec) x8, 12sc (40)

15: 40sc
16: 10sc, (3sc, dec) x4, 10sc (36)
17: 36sc
18: (4sc, dec) x6 (30)
19:30 sc
20: (3sc, dec) x6 (24)
21: 24sc
22: (2sc, dec) x6 (18)
23: (1sc, dec) x6 (12)
24: 12inc behind the front wall (24)

25: (1sc, inc) x12 (36)
26: (5sc, inc) x6 (42)
27-32: 42sc
33: 9sc, 6dec, 8sc, 6dec, 1sc (30)
34: 9sc, 6sc per rear, 9sc, 6sc per back wall (30)
35:30 sc
36: (3sc, dec) x6 (24). If you use eyes plastic – insert them between 31 and 32 rows
37: (2sc, dec) x6 (18)
38: (1sc, dec) x6 (12)
39: 6dec. Fasten the thread, tighten the hole, thread hide.


1: 3sc into magic ring
2: 3inc (6)
3: (1sc, inc) x3 (9)
4: (2sc, inc) x3 (12)
5: (3sc, inc) x3 (15)
6: (4sc, inc) x3 (18). A thread trim leaving an end for sewing on. Try on and sew a beak between 5 and 9 near the head.


1: 10sc, with the second from the hook loop 8sc, 3sc in
last loop, 7sc, inc (20)
2: inc, 7sc, 3inc, 7sc, 2inc (26)
3-6: 26sc
4: dec, 9sc, 2dec, 9sc, dec (22)
5: 22sc

6: dec, 7sc, 2dec, 7sc, dec (18)
7-9: 18sc
10: dec, 5sc, 2dec, 5sc, dec (14)
front end.
11: dec, 3sc, 2dec, 3sc, dec (12)
12: dec, 1sc, 2dec, 1sc, dec (8)
Remove the hole. Fasten the thread, hide it.
Try on and sew on the paws.


black and blue yarn
Black yarn
1: 3ch, with the second from the hook loop 1sc, 3sc in last loop, inc, ch lift (6)
2: 6inc, ch lift (12) change the thread to blue
3: (1sc, inc) x6, ch lift (18)
4: 2sl-st, 1sc, inc, (2sc, inc) x2, 2sc, 2sl-st
4: 2sl-st, 2sc, (2sc, inc) x2, 1sc, inc, 2sl-st.
Try on and sew eyes

Cloak (in rotary rows)

1: 2ch, from the second loop 2sc
2: 2inc (4)
3: 4sc
4: 4sc
5: 4inc (8)
6: inc, 6sc, inc (10)
7: inc, 8sc, inc (12)
8: (1sc, inc) x6 (18)
9-10: 18sc
11: 2inc, 14sc, 2inc (22)

12: 2inc, 18sc, 2inc (26)
13: 2inc, 22sc, 2inc (30)
14-15: 30sc
16: 13sc, 4HDC, 13sc (30)
17-18: 30sc
19: 15dec (15)

20: 3dec, 3sc, 3dec (9)
21: 9sc
22: 9sc behind the front wall
23: inc, 3sc, inc, 3sc, inc (12)
24: (1sc, inc) x6 (18)
25: inc, 16sc, inc (20)
26: inc, 18sc, inc (22)

27: inc, 20sc, inc (24)
28: inc, 22sc, inc (26)
29-32: 26sc
33: dec, 22sc, dec (24)
32: dec, 20sc, dec (22)
33: dec, 18sc, dec (20)
34: dec, 16sc, dec (18)

35: (dec, 1sc) x3, (1sc, dec) x3 (12)
36: 6dec (6)
37: 6sc behind the back wall
38: 6sc
39: dec, 2sc, dec (4)
40: 2dec (2)
41: dec
Cut the thread, hide it. Try on and sew raincoat to the body of a penguin.


First we knit 2 white pieces, then we knit black, we attach the white part. Again the black part and tie white.
1: 2ch, with the second from the hook of the 2sc loop
2: 2sc
3: 2inc (4)
4: 4sc

5: inc, 2sc, inc (6)
6-9: 6sc
10: dec, 2sc, dec
11: 4sc
12: 2dec
Sew wings to the body where you finish 2 decrease.


The number of loops depends on the yarn you choose and a girth of the head of the resulting penguin.
1: dial a chain of stitches equal to penguin head circumference and close in a circle
2: 2ch lift, then DC to the end of the row, sl-st

3-5: 2ch lift, embossed posts to the end of the row, SL-ST
How to knit embossed columns see here (video on relief columns)
6-10: 2ch lift, DC to end of row, SL-ST
11: 2ch lift, (1DC, dec) to the end of the row, SL-ST
12: 2ch lift, (1DC, dec) to the end of the row, sl-st
Pull off the hole. Make a bubo and sew on.


Dial a chain of air loops of the desired are long. Do a 2ch lift and knit the first row
DC Rotate knitting, 2ch lifting, embossed columns to the end of the row. So knit required number of rows. Our scarf is ready.

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