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Crochet pattern for adorable fluffy ducklings!
Designed to be realistic in all their natural cuteness, these make a great addition to your seasons table, perfect spring and Easter decorations, lovely twig tree ornaments or even shocking toys for a cat!
For an approximately 10cm or 4" mallard duckling you will need double-knitting (DK, light worsted weight, Category 3) yarn in the following quantities:
• 21m (23yds) of brown
• 15m (17yds) of gold/yellow
For a single-colour duckling you will need approximately 32m (35yds) of yellow or your chosen colour.
The pattern explains yarn choices in detail. You do not need to source a fluffy yarn, most ordinary wool yarns will work just fine, and are what I have used in the pictures above. The pattern explains the trick to fluffing them up!
You will also need:
• double-knitting (DK, light worsted weight, Category 3) yarn in dark grey/taupe or orange for the beak (1m - 1yd) and feet (3m - 3.5yds)
• a small amount of black yarn or stranded embroidery cotton for the eye details.
• a small quantity of stuffing material (details are given in the pattern)
• a 3.5mm (E-4) crochet hook
• a yarn needle
• sharp scissors
This pattern is available in both UK and US versions. Both files will be available for you on purchase and you can choose whichever you prefer to use.
Important features of my crochet patterns:
My crochet patterns include BOTH a detailed 'tutorial-style' set of instructions with colour photos, AND a succinct unillustrated pattern using standard crochet conventions.
I have developed this style because I find I like to see a lot of detail the first time I work a pattern, but if I then work the same piece again, I don't need the pictures, etc, and indeed they can get in the way when I just want a quick reminder of what I'm doing. The PDF is also structured so that the succinct version, with an area for your own notes, is on a single page, making it easy to just take one sheet of paper with you if you have printed it out for quick reference on the move.
This pattern comes with my full support! If you have any difficulties, please contact me. I am a real person and I'd love to hear from you and see pictures of your finished ducklings!
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