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Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid Part 1

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Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid Part 1

is a free crochet along.

This is Part 1 for the Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid CAL, and is a fabulous cross between a lovey blanket and a soft toy and perfect to crochet for babies and small children.  Make a super cute Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly or Sandy Mermaid for that special small person in your life.  They are fun and easy to make and are soft and snugly, perfect for cuddling and great yarn busters.

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PATTERN SHELLY & SANDY MERMAID PART 1 

HEAD

Lightly stuffed and worked in the round.

Using colour (A) make a mc.

Round 1

Ch 1, sc 6 into mc, place stitch marker in 6th sc and continue to work in the round (6 sc)

Helpful hint: move the stitch marker and place in the last stitch of each row and this will help keep your stitch count correct and help with row counting, and because we are working quite tightly in the round, I weave my beginning tail in whilst working round 2.

Round 2

Sc 2 into each st (12 sc).

Helpful hint: with my patterns, I usually always start with an increase in the 1st stitch, so if your increase stitch falls in the first stitch of the increase stitch from the last row, your stitch should be correct.

Round 3

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next st* rep *.* 5 more times (18 sc)

Round 4

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 2 sts* rep *.* 5 more  times (24 sc).

Round 5

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 3 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (30 sc).

Round 6

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 4 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (36 sc).

Round 7

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 5 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (42 sc).

Round 8

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 6 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (48 sc).

Round 9

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 7 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (54 sc).

Round 10

*Sc 2 into next st, sc into next 8 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (60 sc).

Round 11

Sc into next 60 sts (60 sc).

Rounds 12 – 23

Repeat round 11 (60 sc).

Helpful hint: insert the safety eyes between row 18 and 19, about 12 sts apart.  If you prefer to embroider your eyes, you can do this when the head is finished.

Round 24

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 8 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (54 sc).

Round 25

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 7 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (48 sc).

Round 26

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 6 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (42 sc).

Round 27

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 5 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (36 sc).

Helpful hint: you can stuff the head now, and then just add more in before you close off after the last round, the head should be firm, but not hard, think “squishy”.

Round 28

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 4 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (30 sc).

Round 29

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 3 sts* rep *.* 5 more times (24 sc).

Round 30

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next 2sts* rep *.* 5 more times (18 sc).

Round 31

*Inv sc2tog, sc into next st* rep *.* 5 more times (12 sc).

Round 32

*Inv sc2tog*, rep *.* 5 more times (6 sc) cut yarn, ss into each sc and pull tight, cut yarn and weave in ends.

Helpful hint: we will attach the head to the body in part 6.

 

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PATTERN SHELLY & SANDY MERMAID PART 1 

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