Gecko

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Gecko

Materials needed:

  • #3 light weight yarn
  • 3.75mm hook
  • 9mm safety eyes
  • Stitch marker
  • yarn needle
  • stuffing
  • scrap yarn or embroidery thread for finishing touches

Notes:

  • pattern is worked in the round, no joining at end of each round
  • when crocheting the body you will have skipped sts and chains, they will create a hole. the arms and legs will be crocheted off those holes.
  • Stuff body and tail as you work

Head
Round 1. sc 6 in magic ring  (6 sts)
Round 2. 2sc in each st around  (12 sts)
Round 3. sc, (2sc)3x, sc 3, (2sc)3x, sc 2  (18 sts)
Round 4. sc 3, (2sc)3x, sc 6, (2sc)3x, sc 3  (24 sts)
Round 5-7. sc around  (24 sts)
Round 8. sc 3, (sc2tog)3x, sc 6, (sc2tog)3x, sc 3  (18 sts)
Round 9-10. sc around  (18 sts)
Place eyes between rows 5 & 6, and between sts 9 &10 and 14 & 15. Stuff head.
Round 11. sc 2, (sc2tog)3x, sc 3, (sc2tog)3x, sc  (12 sts)
Round 12. sc around  (12 sts)

Body
Round 13. sc 2, (2sc)3x, sc 3, (2sc)3x, sc  (18 sts)
Round 14. sc 3, ch 4, sk 4 sts, sc 6, ch 4, sk 4 sts, sc  (10 sts, 2 ch 4 sp)
Round 15. sc 3, (sc 1, 2sc)2x across ch, sc 6, (sc 1, 2sc)2x across ch, sc  (22 sts)
Round 16. sc around  (22 sts)
Round 17-22. sc around  (22 sts)
Round 23. sc 3, (sc 1,sc2tog)2x, sc 6, (sc 1, sc2tog)2x, sc  (18 sts)
Round 24. sc 4, ch 4, sk 4 sts, sc 5, ch 4, sk 4 sts, sc  (10 sts, 2 ch sp)
Round 25. sc 5, sc2tog, sc 7, sc2tog, sc 2  (16 sts)
Round 26. sc around  (16 sts)
Round 27. (sc 6, sc2tog)2x  (14 sts)
Round 28. sc around  (14 sts)
Round 29. (sc 5, sc2tog)2x  (12 sts)
Round 30-31. sc around  (12 sts)
Round 32. sc 5, sc3tog, sc 3, 2sc in last st  (11 sts)
Round 33. sc 4, sc2tog, sc 5  (10 sts)
Round 34. sc 3, (sc2tog)2x, sc 3 (8 sts)
Round 35. sc 2, (sc2tog)2x, sc 2 (6 sts)
Round 36-38. sc around ( 6 sts)

Fasten off, and sew hole closed.

Arms/Legs

Round 1. Starting with any of the arm/legs holes, join yarn in the last sc before the chains, sc 8 around (8 sts)706.jpg
Round 2. sc2tog, sc 6  (7 sts)
Round 3-6. sc around (7 sts)
Round 7.  2sc in each st around  (14 sts)
Round 8-9.
sc around  (14 sts)

Stuff arm and hand and whipstitch the end closed. Repeat for each arm/leg.707.jpg

Finishing

  • embroider 3 toe seperations
  • add zigzags, polka dots, lines or whatever your heart desires down the back
  • embroider on a mouth
  • eyelid- ch 4, sew the chain on the top of safety eye as shown to make an eyelid

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