The official unofficial animal of Iceland, this ubiquitous and unsettling mascot represents the biggest chain of discount grocery stores in the country.
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4 mm hook
100g DK yarn in pink
50g of DK yarn in white and black
I used Ice Yarns Baby Summer
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Single crochet increase (inc)
Single crochet decrease (dec)
Project is worked in the round.
Round 1: 5 sc in MR; ch 1, turn (5)
Round 2: sc, inc x3, sc (8)
Finish off. Join black yarn in last st. Sl st around the eye, join to first sl st, finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Round 1: 6 sc in MR (6)
Round 2: inc around (12)
Round 3: (sc, inc) around (18)
Round 4: (2 sc, inc) around (24)
Round 5: (3 sc, inc) around (30)
Round 6: (4 sc, inc) around (36)
Round 7: (5 sc, inc) around (42)
Round 8: (6 sc, inc) around (48)
Rounds 9-15: sc around (48)
Place the safety eyes in the eye pieces, and place them so that the safety eyes are piercing through the eye piece and the body between rounds 11 and 12. Using the tail of black yarn, sew the outside of the eye onto the body.
Round 16: (6 sc, dec) around (42)
Round 17: (5 sc, dec) around (36)
Begin stuffing and continue stuffing as you go.
Round 18: (4 sc, dec) around (30)
Round 19: (3 sc, dec) around (24)
Round 20: (2 sc, dec) around (18)
Round 21: (sc, dec) around (12)
Round 22: dec around (6)
Finish off and sew closed.
Make 4. In pink.
Round 1: 5 sc in MR (5)
Round 2: inc around (10)
Round 3: sc around (10)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Attach on the underside of the body.
Round 1: starting in 2nd chain from the hook, inc, sc, (3 sc in next st), sc, sc in first st (the same as the first inc) (8)
Round 2: sc around (8)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Attach between and below the eyes.
Make 2. In pink.
Row 1: sc 4, (3 sc in next st), sc 4 (11)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Attach on the side of the head, lined up zith the tops of the eyes.
Row 1: starting in 2nd chain from hook, inc in each st along (14)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Attach at the back.
Row 1: starting in 2nd chain from hook, sc along (10)
Finish off, leaving a long tail for sewing; attach along the top of the body.
Using black yarn, embroider on eyebrows and a mouth.
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