Flamingo Inflatable

crochet flamingo

If you are stuck at your office and can’t wait for your lazy days at the beach to start, I feel you! I am so ready for a little bit of relaxation and sunbathing.

This inflatable flamingo will bring a warm summer feeling at your office or home and it will count with you the days left until your vacations.

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Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight (50gr/125m) cotton yarn in pink, black and white.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Soft Rose (409), Jet Black (110) and Snow White (106).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.

Gauge
28 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.
Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 10 cm (4 in) tall.

Difficulty
Easy. Basic crochet and sewing skills required.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
hdc: half double crochet
hdc2tog: half double crochet 2 together (decrease 1 st)
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

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