Amigurumi Turtle Crochet Free Pattern

What does amigurumi means?
The word Amigurumi comes from Japanese. The Japanese call handicrafts knitted with crochet and needle as Ami. The Japanese call the toys that are filled with objects such as fibers or cotton as Nuigurumi. The word Amigurumi is derived as a combination of these two words.

Amigurumi knitting techniques are very easy. You can find many handcrafts prepared with these techniques on my site. What is Amigurumi for beginners in Amigurumi handwork? How to knit amigurumi? In this blog, where you can find the answers to the questions with pictures, you will be able to learn about Amigurumi in all details.

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Todays daily new amigurumi free crochet pattern is Amigurumi Turtle Crochet Free Pattern

I want to give you some informations about this pattern ;

Lovely amigurumi turtle with removable shell is a perfect crochet toy for your child! You can make your own turtle with this easy to follow amigurumi tutorial. The finished toy is about 13.5 cm (5.3 inches) tall.

Materials:

  • Yarn: Alize Cotton Gold (100 g/330 m) color #385 (green), #55 (white); YarnArt Jeans (50 g/160 m) color #40 (brown), #54 (blue)
  • Hook size: 2.0 mm
  • 6 mm black beads
  • Sewing needle and scissors
  • Yarn marker
  • Black, white and pink yarn for embroidering
  • Two 6 mm buttons
  • Satin ribbons
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
FLO = front loop only
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…)*6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Free amigurumi turtle tutorial

Head
With green yarn:
Stuff as you go.
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) *6 (18)
R 4: 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc)*5, 1 sc (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*5, 2 sc (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8: 3 sc, inc, (6 sc, inc)*5, 3 sc (48)
R 9-16: 48 sc (8 rows)
R 17: 3 sc, dec, (6 sc, dec)*5, 3 sc (42)
R 18: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 19: 2 sc, dec, (4 sc, dec)*5, 2 sc (30)
R 20: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 21: 1 sc, dec, (2 sc, dec)*5, 1 sc (18)
F.o.

Body
With green yarn:
Stuff as you go.
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) *6 (18)
R 4: 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc)*5, 1 sc (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*5, 2 sc (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8-11: 42 sc (4 rows)
Change to white yarn:
R 12: 42 sc
R 13: BLO 42 sc
Change to blue yarn (don’t cut white yarn):
R 14: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 15: 36 sc
Change to white yarn (don’t cut blue yarn):
R 16: 36 sc
R 17: 2 sc, dec, (4 sc, dec)*5, 2 sc (30)
Change to blue yarn (don’t cut white yarn):
R 18-19: 30 sc (2 rows)
Change to white yarn:
R 20: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 21: 24 sc
Change to gteen yarn:
R 22: 1 sc, dec, (2 sc, dec)*5, 1 sc (18)
R 23: 18 sc
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) *6 (18)
Change to green yarn:
R 4: BLO 18 sc
R 5: 18 sc
R 6: (dec, 7 sc)*2 (16)
R 7: 16 sc
R 8: (dec, 6 sc)*2 (14)
R 9-11: 14 sc (3 rows)
R 12: (dec, 5 sc)*2 (12)
R 13-15: 12 sc (3 rows)
R 16: (dec, 4 sc)*2 (10)
R 17: (dec, 3 sc)*2 (8)
Stuff ​3⁄4 full firmly. The upper part of the leg stuff gently.
Pull off and close the hole with needle.
F.o.

Arms (make 2)
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (3 sc, inc)*3 (15)
Change to green yarn:
R 4: BLO 15 sc
R 5: 15 sc
R 6: dec, 6 sc, dec, 5 sc (13)
R 7: 13 sc
R 8: dec, 5 sc, dec, 4 sc (11)
R 9-11: 11 sc (3 rows)
R 12: dec, 4 sc, dec, 3 sc (9)
R 13-15: 9 sc (3 rows)
Crochet 4 sc or more to have the color change place on the inside side of arm.
Stuff 1⁄2 full.
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Mark the eye points:
Points #1 and #2 are located between R 12 and R 13 at the distance of 8 stitches from each other.
Points #3 and #4 are located at the distance of 1 stitch from point #1 and point #2.

Take a long needle with green thread.
Insert the needle from the neck hole and draw it out the point #1, than insert the needle in the point #3 and draw it out the neck. Pull slightly.
Repeat 1 time more.

Make the same for the second eye.
Insert the needle from the neck hole and draw it out the point #2, than insert the needle in the point #4 and draw it out the neck. Pull slightly.
Repeat 1 time more.

Pull slightly the thread ends and make a knot.

Sew black beads for eyes. Embroider whites of the eyes with white yarn.

Embroider eyebrows with black yarn.

Embroider cheeks with pink yarn under eyes between R 14 and R 15.

Sew the head to the body. Stuff firmly the neck area. A firmly stuffed neck will hold the head up.

Attach legs to the body between R 6 and R 7 of the body using green yarn.

Skirt
Attach white yarn to the R 12 of the body.
Crochet in the round.
R 1: FLO 3 ch, 2 dc in every st to the end of row (84)
R 2-3: 3 ch, 84 dc (2 rows)
R 4: 1 ch, 84 sc
F.o.

Sew arms to the body between R 20 and R 21.

Sew two buttons on the body for decoration.

Sew arms to the body between R 20 and R 21.

Bottom of the shell
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) *6 (18)
R 4: 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc)*5, 1 sc (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*5, 2 sc (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
Sl st. F.o.

Shell
With brown yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: BLO (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: BLO 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc)*5, 1 sc (24)
R 5:BLO (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: BLO 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*5, 2 sc (36)
R 7: BLO (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8-9: BLO 42 sc (2 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn. Continue crocheting:

Put two parts of the shell together with inner part (wrong side to wrong side) and crochet through both parts 42 sс. Put some fiberfill inside the shell before you finish.
Don’t cut the yarn.

Straps
Make 20 ch. Count 10 stitches and join the end of the chain to 11th st with sl st.
F.o.

From the beginning of the first chain count 8 stitches and join brown yarn to 8th st.
Make 20 ch. Count 10 stitches and join the end of the chain to 11th st with sl st.
F.o.

From the beginning of the first chain count 8 stitches and join brown yarn to 8th st.
Make 20 ch. Count 10 stitches and join the end of the chain to 11th st with sl st.
F.o.

Panama hat
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) *6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: 1 sc, inc, (2 sc, inc)*5, 1 sc (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: 2 sc, inc, (4 sc, inc)*5, 2 sc (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8: BLO 42 sc
R 9: 42 sc
R 10: 3 sc, inc, (6 sc, inc)*5, 3 sc (48)
R 11: 48 sc
R 12: (7 sc, inc)*6 (54)
R 13: 54 sc
R 14: FLO (2 sc, inc)*18 (72)
R 15: 72 sc
R 16: (11 sc, inc)*6 (78)
R 17: 6 sc, inc, (12 sc, inc)*5, 6 sc (84)
R 18-19: 84 sc (2 rows)
F.o.

Sew satin bands to back loops of R 13.

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