Crochet Penguin Applique

Crochet Penguin Free Pattern

 

This cute Crochet Penguin Applique is the next creation in my series of Heart Shaped Appliques free crochet patterns. This Crochet Penguin is made with hearts in different sizes and would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! I used a Large Heart with flippers for the body, Small Hearts for the feet and a Tiny Heart for the beak.

Crochet Penguin Applique – Crochet Pattern

Abbreviations:

Ch – chain

DC – double crochet

DC2tog – double crochet 2 stitches together

HDC – half double crochet

Rnd – round

SC- single crochet

Sl St – slip stitch

St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)

TR – treble crochet

 

Finished Size: The Crochet Penguin Applique is about 2- 3/8″ (6 cm) tall.

Materials:

  • Crochet cotton thread size 3 in black and white
  • Crochet cotton thread size 10 in orange
  • crochet hook 1/2.75 mm
  • crochet hook 1.5 mm
  • crochet hook 1.8 mm
  • buttons 5 mm

Instructions

  1. Make Large Heart for the Body.

With crochet cotton thread size 3 in white color and hook size 1/2.75 mm:

Ch 4;

Rnd 1. Make all of the next stitches into the 4th Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC, Ch 3, Sl St.

Rnd 2. Ch 3, in top of first St of previous Row make HDC+DC, 3 DC into next St, 2 DC into next St, DC into each of next 3 Sts, DC into Ch 1, DC+TR+DC into next St (Heart point), DC into Ch 1, DC into each of next 3 Sts, 2 DC into next St, 3 DC into next St, DC+HDC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center. Cut off white color, weave in the ends.

Rnd 3. Draw crochet cotton thread size 3 in black color through the center of the heart; using both strands of thread, Ch 1, drop the beginning (short) end and continue crochet with working thread only – Ch 1, working under two loops – HDC into 2nd Ch of Ch 3 in the beginning of the Rnd and into next Ch, HDC into top of first St, 2 HDC into each of next 3 Sts, HDC into each of next 8 Sts, 3 DC into next St (Heart point), HDC into each of next 8 Sts, 2 HDC into each of next 3 Sts, HDC into last St; working under two loops – HDC into each of next 2 Chs of Ch 3 in the end of the Rnd, TR into the center, Sl St into top of 2nd HDC in the beginning of this Rnd.

Rnd 4. Ch 1, SC into same St and into each of next 3 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 3 Sts, SC into each of next 3 Sts;

First Flipper – Ch 8, Sl St into 2nd Ch, SC into next Ch, HDC into next Ch, DC2tog, HDC into next St, SC into next Ch, SC into same St where flipper was started;

SC into each of next 7 Sts, 3 SC into next St (Heart point), SC into each of next 8 Sts;

Second Flipper – Ch 7, Sl St into 2nd Ch, SC into next Ch, HDC into next Ch, 2 DC into next Ch, HDC into next Ch, SC into next Ch, SC into same St where flipper was started;

SC into each of next 2 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 3 Sts, SC into each of next 6 Sts, Sl St into first St of the Rnd.

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

 

2. Make Tiny Heart for the Beak.

Size of this heart is only 0.5”.

With crochet cotton thread size 10 in orange color and hook size 1.5 mm:

Start with an adjustable ring;

Ch 2, make all of the next Sts into the ring: 3 HDC, 2 SC, Ch 1, HDC (Heart point), Ch 1, 2 SC, 3 HDC, Ch 2, Sl St.

Draw the loop tightly closed. Make sure there is no hole in the center. Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Sew on Beak.

 

3. Sew on small buttons for the eyes.

 

4. Make Small Hearts for the Feet.

With crochet cotton thread size 10 in orange color and hook size 1.8 mm:

Make 2 Small Hearts for the Feet (see Instructions for the Crochet Hearts Applique Pattern).

Sew Feet to the Penguin’s Body.

 

If you want to embellish you girl Penguin applique with a Bow, free crochet pattern for this small Heart Bow can be found HERE.

Crochet Heart Shaped Bow

 

This crochet Penguin has small red heart in his flipper and would be perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Crochet Pengiun

 

Here is a crochet Penguin stuffed toy. I’ve made two Penguins with worsted medium weight yarn, sewed them around together and put some stuffing inside.

Crochet Penguin

 

 The first large Penguin is made with worsted medium weight yarn and is about 3-3/4″ (9.5 cm) tall.

Crochet Penguin Applique

 

Hope you enjoyed my Penguin free crochet pattern!

 

Do you want to see more of my Heart Shaped Creations? You can find them on this website HERE !

Free Crochet Patterns Valentines Day

 

P.S.: All my Free Crochet Patterns can also be found on Allfreecrochet website.

 


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