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Amigurumi mini Turtle

Updated: Jan 29

It's a small tiny turtle, you can add a chain and use it as a key chain, or create a few in different colors and make a hanging decoration.

Crochet Mini Turtle



You will need:

Cotton yarn dark green color

Cotton yarn light green color

Cotton yarn white color

Cotton yarn black color - for eyes

Cotton yarn red color - for mouth

Crochet hook 3.5mm

Pipe cleaner / iron wire for the head

Needle

Fiberfill



Stitch guide:

CLICK FOR BASIC CROCHET STITCHES

Chain (ch): Yarn over and pull through loop.

Single crochet (sc): Insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Slip stitch (slst): Insert hook in stitch yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Single crochet increase (inc): 2 single crochet in the same stitch follow the instructions.

Single crochet decrease (dec): insert hook in front loop of the next 2 stitches. Yarn over draw through 2 loops.


Notes:

This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral without closing off each round. Please mark the first stitch of each round and move the marker up as you work.


The pattern:



Body and Head:



With light green color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in MR

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 1 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4-5: 18 sc (1)

Rnd 6: (sc in next 1 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (12)

Rnd 7: (sc in the next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 3 times (9)

Rnd 8-15: 9 sc, 8 rounds (9)

Insert pipe cleaner to the turtle head and body

Rnd 16: dec 4 time, slst.

Fasten off and fiberfill.

Embroider the eyes and the mouth.



Shell:




With dark green color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 5-6: 18 sc (24)

Fasten off and fiberfill leaving yarn for sewing.



Shell Cover:



Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next stitch, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing.


Assemble the turtle:

1. Fill the shell with fiberfill

2. Lay the body of the turtle between the shell cover and the shell, leaving a little tail

3. Sew the shell cover to the shell





Good Luck ❣




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