KristieMN

Tiny Striped Turtle

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I whipped this little guy up this morning!
If you find any errors, please let me know!
Enjoy!

The turtles measure 2 inches tall, and about 3 1/2 inches from nose to tail.

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Tiny Striped Turtle

 


Supplies needed

 

 

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F Hook
Small amounts of WW yarn
Stitch marker or safety pin
Buttons for eyes (optional)
Fiberfill

 

Terms used
Sc = single crochet
Sc-dec = single crochet decrease over 2 stitches
Ch = chain
BLO = back loops only
FO = Finish off, or Fasten off
Slp-st = slip stitch

 

 

You will need 2 colors to stripe the shell.
They will be referred to as color 1 = C1, and color 2 = C2.

 

 

 

 

Shell
Each round will end with a slp-st to the first sc made in that row.
With C1
Ch 2
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
C2
2) ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)
C1
3) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around (18 sc)
C2
4) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
5) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
C2
6) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
7) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc) repeat around (30 sc)
C2
8) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
9) ch 1, sc in each sc around, finish off C1 at end of this row
C2
10) ch 1, sc in each sc around
11) in BLO, ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next 3 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
12) ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (18 sc)
STUFF
13) ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next sc) repeat around (12 sc)
14) ch 1, sc-dec around (6 sc)
FO . Use tail to sew hole closed.

 

 

 

 

Head
Head is done in one continuous spiral.
Ch 2
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
2) 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)
3) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around (18 sc)
4) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
5-7) sc in each sc around
8) (sc-dec, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around 18 sc
9) sc in each sc around
10) (sc-dec, sc in next sc) repeat around (12 sc)
slp st to next sc. FO, leaving long tail for sewing

 

 

Legs (make 4)
Legs are done in one continuous spiral
Ch 2,
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
2-3) sc in each sc around
Slp st to next sc. FO leaving long tail for sewing

 

 

Tail
Ch 4,
1) slp st in 2nd ch from hook, slp st in next ch, sc in last ch.
FO

 

 

Stuff and sew head to turtle body.
Sew legs on the underside of turtle.
Sew tail onto turtle tush.
Enjoy your turtle!!

 

 

 

 

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I just added in the size of the turtle.

 

OH... For these two turtles, I used carons simply soft.

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That is adorable! My mother collects turtles. I'll have to try this out for her.

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what can i say except YOU ROCK!!! your talent and your generosity astound me

thank you

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We are so blessed to have Kristie in the 'ville!!!!! I was going to make a boring turtle hot pot holder for a turtle fan friend of mine next week - not anymore!! Grandpa Woody & Miss Ruby are each going to get a striped turtle!

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Ohhhhhh my dear Kristie you've done it again... These are just beautiful...

cuddly to hold I love them.

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HOW CUTE!!! When I'm needing a little project for little bits, I have to remember to do a search using YOUR name... I'm sure to come up with something utterly adorable!

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