Fernando The Crab

crochet crab

Meet Fernando The Crab! You will find him at his favorite beach, with a cocktail on his claw, dancing, singing and playing with the shells.

Make one yourself with this fun and easy to follow pattern!

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Pattern Information

Yarn: Sport weight (50gr/130m) cotton yarn in red and white.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Stone Washed in the colorways: Carnelian (823) and Moon Stone (801).
Needles: 2.5 mm double pointed needles.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 18 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, stitch holder, and scissors.

22 stitches and 40 rounds to 10 cm (4 in) in Stockinette St in the round.
Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 9 cm (3.5 in) tall and 21 cm (8.3 in) wide.

Easy to Intermediate. Basic knit in round and sewing skills required.

k: knit
kfb: knit into the front and back (increase)
k2tog: knit 2 together (decrease)
rnds: rounds
st(sts): stitch (stitches)
[…]: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

amigurumi crab

You can find the pattern in my Ravelry and in my Etsy shops.

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