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FREE Patty the Platypus Crochet Pattern

Hi everyone! Meet Patty the Platypus. The sweetest, goofiest, little platypus friend you could ever ask for.

PATTY the PLATYPUS

Difficulty: Beginner

Size: Finished product is approximately 5″ long, but can be made to any size.

Skills Required:

  • Magic Ring
  • Single Crochet
  • Increases
  • Decreases
  • Crocheting in the round
  • Slip stitch

Terminology:

  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: single crochet increase
  • (sc 2 in next stitch)
  • dec: single crochet decrease
  • (sc next 2 stitches together)
  • MR: magic ring
  • MC: main color
  • SC: secondary color
  • rep: repeat between ** the indicated number of times

Materials:

  • 1 skein of any color yarn (worsted weight/4ply)
  • 1 skein of yellow color yarn (worsted weight/4ply)
  • Size C-2 (2.75mm) crochet hook
  • 9 mm black plastic safety eyes
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Notes:

  • You may use any yarn weight and hook size, as long as it creates neat stitches such that the fiberfill will not show through.
  • Work in continuous rounds throughout. Do not join or turn unless otherwise stated.
  • Use of stitch markers is recommended.

Body (in main color)

R1: 6 sc in Magic Ring (6)

R2: 1 inc in each sc (12)

R3: *1 sc, 1 inc* rep 6 times (18)

R4: *2 sc, 1 inc* rep 6 times (24)

R5: *3 sc, 1 inc* rep 6 times (30)

R6: 1 sc in each sc (30)

R7: 1 sc in each sc (30)

Add safety eyes between R4 & R5

R8-R11: 1 sc in each sc (30)

R12: *3 sc, 1 dec* rep 6 times (24)

R13: 1 sc in each sc (24)

R14: *3 sc, 1 inc* rep 6 times (30)

R15: *4 sc, 1 inc* rep 6 times (36)

R16-R21: 1 sc in each sc (36)

R22: *4 sc, 1 dec* rep 6 times (30)

R23: *3 sc, 1 dec* rep 6 times (24)

R24: *2 sc, 1 dec* rep 6 times (18)

R25: *1 sc, 1 dec* rep 6 times (12)

R26: 6 dec (6)

Stuff. Fasten off and close.

Bill (in yellow)

R1: 6 sc in Magic Ring (6)

R2: 1 inc in each sc (12)

R3-R6: 1 sc in each sc (12)

Flatten and sew to body.

Tail (in main color)

R1: 6 sc in Magic Ring (6)

R2: 1 inc in each (12)

R3-R4: 1 sc in each sc (12)

R5: *4 sc, 1 dec* rep 2 times (10)

R6: 1 sc in each sc (10)

Flatten and sew to body.

Feet x4 (in main color)

R1: 6 sc in Magic Ring (6)

R2: 1 sc in each (6)

Attach to body.

The contents of this document may not be copied, reproduced, altered, published, or distributed in any form. You may sell finished products made with this pattern, but please provide design credit to Knot Too Shabby Crochet.

4 thoughts on “FREE Patty the Platypus Crochet Pattern”

  1. Thank you for this amazing „How to“! I have some difficulties with the tail. It says R2-R4 1 inc in each sc but that makes 48 sc? I’m a little bit confused by that… Can somebody help me?

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