Medium (size 4) yarn in several colours
Hook 4 mm
Thread an needle
Stuffing (fiberfill)

Key

sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
tc - triple crochet
sl - slip titch
ch - chain
c1 - color 1
c2 -colour 2

Instruccions

Shell: start with magic ring

  • sc6 (c1) into magic ring, pull magic ring, sl1 (attach c2) to join (6)
  • sc2 (c2 into each sc around, sl1 to join (12)
  • ch2 (c2), dc1 (c2) into first sc, *dc2 (c1) into next dc2 (c2) into next sc*, repeat from *to* 5 times, dc2 (c1) into last sc, sl1 (c2) to join (24)
  • sc1 (c2) into the front loop of each dc around, sl1 (c2) to join and tie off (24)

Body: with the right side of the work facing you, work c1 into the back loops of the dc shell row around.

  • sl1 into the first back loop stich
  • tail: ch4, sc1 into the second ch from the hook, sc1 into the next 2 ch stitches
  • sl1 into next 3 back loop stitches
  • Back fin: ch5, sc1 into the second ch from the hook, sc1 into the next ch stitch, dc1 into next 2 ch stitches
  • skip one back loop stitch, sl1 into next 5 back loop stitches
  • fornt fin: ch7, sc1 into the second ch from the hook, dc1 into next 3 ch stitches, sc1 into next 2 ch stitches
  • sl1 into next back loop stitch
  • sl1 into next 2 back loop stitches
  • Rrepeat front fin
  • sl1 into next 5 back loop stitches
  • Repeat back fin
  • skip one back loop stitch, sl1 into next 3 back loop stitches, sl1 to join and tie off c1
Attach your apliqué by sewing just inside the edge of the shell. When you have about a half inch left to sew stuff a small ball of fiberfill (or equal) into the shell to puff it up. Then continue sewing to close up the hole.

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