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Flamingo Pattern

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Alta M. Flamingo

 

Made in honor of My Mom who passed away from Breast cancer in 1997

 

 

 

Copyright Chiscrochetcrazy May 31, 2005

 

 

 

G Hook & worsted weight yarn in hot pink, light pink , scraps of white and black you could also use hot pink fun fur for wings and legs

 

Starting at bottom of body

 

Ch 2, 8sc in second ch from hook

 

Start marking rds

 

(1) 2sc in each sc around

 

(2) Sc in next sc , 2 sc in next, repeat around

 

(3) Sc in each sc around

 

(4) Sc in next 2, 2 sc in next, repeat around

 

(5 - 10) Sc around

 

(11) Sc in next 2, decrease, repeat ar

 

(12) Sc around

 

(13) Sc in next, decrease, repeat around

 

(14) Sc around. Do not fasten off Stuff body

 

(15) Decrease around

 

(16 - 25) Sc ar Stuff Do not fasten off

 

(26) 2 sc in each sc around

 

(27 & 28) Sc around

 

(29 &30 ) 2 sc in each of next 3 , sc in remaining stitches

 

(31) Sc around

 

(32) Sc in 12 sc , decrease 3 times

 

(33 & 34) Sc around

 

(35) Sc in next 10, Decrease 4 times , sc in remaining stitches (note if you have no remaining stitches it won't matter)

 

(36)Sc around

 

(37) Sc in next st, Decrease, repeat around

 

(38) Decrease around , Sew opening closed

 

 

 

Beak using black

 

 

 

Ch 4, join

 

(1) 2 sc in each sc around

 

(2-5) Sc around, join hot pink

 

(6) Sc in next st , 2 sc in next repeat around

 

(7 & 8) Sc around , slip stitch to first sc. Fasten off stitch black part of beak flat & turn under stuff pink part lightly sew onto head using photo for placement

 

 

 

Wings make 2 with hot pink yarn or funfur

 

Start with long tail for sewing to body

 

Ch 9 , Sc in second ch fr hook & in each across ( 8sc) ch 1 turn

 

(1 & 2) Sc in each across ch 1 turn

 

(3) Decrease 1 time sc to last 2 sc, decrease, ch 1 turn

 

(4) Sc in each, ch 1 turn

 

(5) Decrease 1 time sc to last 2 decrease ch 1 turn

 

(6) Sc around, ch 1 turn

 

(7) Decrease around, ch 1 turn

 

(8) Decrease, do not turn sc evenly around wing with 2 sc in each corner, fasten off

 

Sew wide part of wing together then sew to body

 

 

 

Eyes make 2 w/ hot pink

 

Ch 2 , 4 sc in second ch fr hook, join to first sc , fasten off

 

Repeat w/ white (make 2)

 

Sew pink eye to head then sew white half way over top of pink eye then using black sew a dot on the bottom off the white part of eye

 

Legs & feet make 2 w/ hot pink or fun fur

 

Ch 7, Sc in second ch fr hook & in each across then continue sc around on free loops of starting ch (12 sc)

 

Start rds

 

(1-3) Sc around

 

(4 )Decrease , Sc in next 2, repeat around (9sc)

 

(5) Decrease 2 times then sc in remaning stitches

 

(6-30) Sc around at end of rw 30 slip st to fist sc fasten off

 

Do not stuff before sewing to body sew rd 5 together to form a ankle then halfway up leg sew 2 rds together to form knee see photo Sew to body

 

If you find any mistakes please Pm me Thanks.

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:U Thanks so much! Not only did you share a new pattern with us, you gave me an excuse to go yarn shopping...:lol .

 

And she's too cute!

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Jessi I'm gad to help the yarn industry, but if you're in the stashbusters challenge I hope you don't shop until tomm :lol Have fun

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Jessi I'm gad to help the yarn industry, but if you're in the stashbusters challenge I hope you don't shop until tomm :lol Have fun

 

Oh no I knew better than to join up for that...lol. I don't have that much willpower yet but I am really proud of those that did join up!!;) And I hear JoAnn's is having a great sale right now....:devil

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I tested my own pattern :lol because I wanted to make some for gifts and the only mistake I found was on the eye I corrected it just needed to join to first sc before fastening off.

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Fabulious! Am always immensely impressed with people who come up with such clever ideas and then are able to execute them so well. And thanks so much for sharing the pattern.

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Thanks for this pattern, Alisha!!! :manyheart The flamingo is so cute, I want to make one too!!!:hook

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Alisha, I'm almost finished making the flamingo, I'm working on the 2nd leg and then I'll attach them, I'll post a picture when I'm done and I hope you like how mine turned out. It really is a loving gesture to honor your mother in such a way. :hug:manyheart

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Alisha, I'm almost finished making the flamingo, I'm working on the 2nd leg and then I'll attach them, I'll post a picture when I'm done and I hope you like how mine turned out. It really is a loving gesture to honor your mother in such a way. :hug:manyheart

 

I can't wait to see it :)

 

Thanks Croshay:) Queen

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Oh my goodness I love it you did such a good job on it :cheer The knees look perfect , really you did a great job. I love the fur wings :manyheart

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That is sooo cute!!!:clap I'm going to put that pattern on my "to make" list.

Thanks for sharing it!!:U

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Awwww how cute! My daughter loves flamingoes so I may have to try this soon!Thanks for posting it.

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Thanks for the lovely pattern... I love flamingoes, and what a beautiful tribute to your mom!

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Thanks for sharing, I am so gonna make this...I have a friend in Florida that I will make this for...wonderful work, bravo!

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