Giggles Baby Friendly Whale
By Bernat
ITEM # 1353864P45
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Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat&® Giggles&™ (3.5 oz; 185 yds):
    Main Color (MC) Cheerful Blue 1 ball
    Contrast A White 1 ball
  • Size U.S. E/4 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Black embroidery floss for eye and mouth
  • Stuffing

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE
16 sc and 20 rows = 4"

FRONT
With MC, ch 13.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 4. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
6th row: Ch 3. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 30 sc.
7th to 9th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 36 sc.
10th to 13th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 40 sc.
14th to 18th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

Tail:
19th row:
(RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
20th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc.
Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Sc2tog made. Turn.
21st row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
22nd row: Ch 3. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
23rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
24th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
25th row: As 23rd row.
26th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
27th row: Ch 3. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
28th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
29th row: Ch 1.1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
30th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. Turn.
31st row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Fasten off.
With WS of work facing, skip next 5 sc of 29th row. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off

Top of Head:
With RS of work facing, skip next 3 sc of 18th row. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 28 sc.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next 2 rows: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next 3 rows: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 16 sc. Fasten off, omitting turning ch at end of last row.

BACK
Work as given for Front noting RS becomes WS.
Note: When joining Back and Front, place stuffing inside.

Joining Back and Front:
Position Back and Front matching shapes. Join MC with sl st at end of beg ch. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 rnd of sc around shape. Join with sl st in first sc.

Fountain:
With B, ch 12. Sl st in second ch from hook. Sl st in each of next 4 ch. Ch 7. Fasten off. Shape and sew to top of Head as illustrated. With black embroidery floss, embroider eye and mouth on both sides as shown in picture.

ABBREVIATIONS
Ch
= Chain
Rem = Remain(ing)
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp = Space
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat&® Giggles&™ (3.5 oz; 185 yds):
    Main Color (MC) Cheerful Blue 1 ball
    Contrast A White 1 ball
  • Size U.S. E/4 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Black embroidery floss for eye and mouth
  • Stuffing

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE
16 sc and 20 rows = 4"

FRONT
With MC, ch 13.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 4. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
6th row: Ch 3. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 30 sc.
7th to 9th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 36 sc.
10th to 13th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 40 sc.
14th to 18th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

Tail:
19th row:
(RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 9 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
20th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc.
Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Sc2tog made. Turn.
21st row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
22nd row: Ch 3. 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
23rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
24th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
25th row: As 23rd row.
26th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
27th row: Ch 3. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
28th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
29th row: Ch 1.1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
30th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. Turn.
31st row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Fasten off.
With WS of work facing, skip next 5 sc of 29th row. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off

Top of Head:
With RS of work facing, skip next 3 sc of 18th row. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 28 sc.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next 2 rows: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next 3 rows: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 16 sc. Fasten off, omitting turning ch at end of last row.

BACK
Work as given for Front noting RS becomes WS.
Note: When joining Back and Front, place stuffing inside.

Joining Back and Front:
Position Back and Front matching shapes. Join MC with sl st at end of beg ch. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 rnd of sc around shape. Join with sl st in first sc.

Fountain:
With B, ch 12. Sl st in second ch from hook. Sl st in each of next 4 ch. Ch 7. Fasten off. Shape and sew to top of Head as illustrated. With black embroidery floss, embroider eye and mouth on both sides as shown in picture.

ABBREVIATIONS
Ch
= Chain
Rem = Remain(ing)
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp = Space
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side