Beginner Crochet Pattern: Easy Doris Duck Amigurumi Toy Pattern in Medium, Worsted Weight Yarn (PDF)

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Make your own yarn duck with this easy beginner crochet pattern.

Doris duck is made in 3 parts: bill, head and body, wings (optional).

Like most amigurumi, this piece is worked in a continuous spiral. do not join rounds. Using a stitch marker (such as a piece of string) can help keep track of rounds. To change colours for a round, a round of slip stitches define the colour change.: with first colour complete a round of slip stitches and fasten off; begin the new colour with a slip stitch and a chain 1 in the round previous to the slip stitches to attach the yarn; work the first round of the new colour the stitches of the round prior to the slip stitches. Stuff as you go (polyester filling, cotton, yarn scraps, etc.)


1. This pattern is written in clear, North American terms.

2. Stitches Used: chain (ch), double crochet (dc), half double crochet (hdc), single crochet (sc), single crochet decrease (sc2tog), slip stitch (sl st)

3. Instructions given sc2tog stitch

4. The electronic PDF pattern file will be available as a direct download through Etsy once the purchase is complete.

5. The pattern is sized to fit a 1.5" diameter rattle insert in the body. There are some available for sale in The Silver Hook Etsy shop (


Approximate Measurements: 5 inches long (beak to tail), and 4 inches tall


The toy pictured was made with worsted weight (size 4) acrylic yarn from Red Heart, however you can use any size yarn (will affect final size) or any type yarn. The Silver Hook likes to use acrylic yarn for babies since it is stain resistant and durable yarn.


The electronic PDF pattern file will be available as a direct download through Etsy once the purchase is complete


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Average review
Cute little pattern.. works up quick. :)
Mar 29, 2014 by emlou08
Thanks, my granddaughter loves it!
Oct 23, 2013 by Noel Longo
Feb 4, 2013 by A fellow maker
Jul 26, 2012 by A fellow maker
Fast delivery. with pictures, details & information. I had questions & she answered immediately. Wonderful to deal with. I will enjoy crocheting this pattern & getting more! Thank You.
Aug 23, 2011 by A fellow maker

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