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Adorable Crochet Shark Free Pattern

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Adorable Crochet Shark Free Pattern

Ah, the joys of crocheting – there’s nothing quite like it, right? Imagine my delight when I stumbled upon this absolutely adorable crochet shark . Picture this: a charmingly plump, almost spherical little shark, crafted in soft, muted grays, complete with the most endearingly white teeth you’ve ever seen.

Now, let me paint you a picture of my experience. There I was, yarn in hand, ready to embark on a crochet adventure. The pattern, intriguing in its simplicity yet promising a whale of a time (pun fully intended), was a breath of fresh sea air. As I followed along, the stitches seemed to whisper tales of deep-sea adventures and serenade me with the mysteries of the ocean… or maybe that was just my playlist.

Either way, crafting this plump little shark felt like crafting a new friend. And folks, let me tell you, the satisfaction of seeing those tiny white teeth come to life under my fingertips? Absolutely unmatched.

In short, whether you’re a seasoned crochet captain sailing the yarn seas or a fresh-faced novice ready to dive into new waters, this pattern is your gateway to a fantastical crafting voyage.


Designer: Crochet with Sophie

Materials & Tools

  • Any yarn you prefer in color: grey, white, black
  • Safety eyes
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations

Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
Mr – magic ring
CH – chain
St – stitch
Sl st – slip stitch

Body

Grey yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in MR (6)
Rnd 2: inc (12)
Rnd 3: 1 sc, inc (18)
Rnd 4: sc (18)
Rnd 5: 2 sc, inc (24)
Rnd 6: 3 sc, inc (30)
Rnd 7: 4 sc, inc (36)
Rnd 8: sc (36)
Rnd 9: 5 sc, inc (42)
Rnd 10: 6 sc, inc (48)
Rnd 11-25: sc (48)

Add safety eyes on row 7-8, 13 st apart.

Rnd 26: 6 sc, dec (42)
Rnd 27: 5 sc, dec (36)
Rnd 28: 4 sc, dec (30)
Rnd 29: 3 sc, dec (24)
Rnd 30: 2 sc, dec (18)
Rnd 31: 1 sc, dec (12)
Rnd 32: dec (6)

Fasten off.

Belly

White yarn.

Rnd 1: ch 12, in 2nd ch from hook, 9 sc, 3 sc in last st, sc 9, 3 sc in last st (23)
Rnd 2: sc, inc (34)
Rnd 3: sc (34)
Rnd 4: 2 sc, inc (45)
Rnd 5: sc (45)
Rnd 6: 3 sc, inc (56)

Fins x2

Grey yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: inc (12)
Rnd 3-6: sc (12)

Fold in half and sl st both sides together.

Top Fin

Grey yarn.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: sc, inc (9)
Rnd 3: sc (9)
Rnd 4: 2 sc, inc (12)
Rnd 5: sc (12)
Rnd 6: 3 sc, inc (15)

Tail

Grey yarn.

Part 1 x2

Rnd 1: 6 sc in Mr (6)
Rnd 2: 2 sc, inc (8)
Rnd 3: 3 sc, inc (10)
Rnd 4: 4 sc, inc (12)
Rnd 5: 5 sc, inc (14)
Rnd 6: sc (14)
Rnd 7: 5 sc, dec (12)
Rnd 8: 4 sc, dec (10)

Fasten off,. For the first fin, do not fasten off. On the 2nd fin

Rnd 9: join both fins together with a sl st
Rnd 10: sc (20)
Rnd 11: 1 sc, dec (10)
Rnd 12: 1 sc, inc (20)

Mouth

Black yarn.

Use black yarn to make a line of yarn bellow the eyes 11 st apart.

Teeth x7

White yarn.

Ch 1

Fasten off. Add under the mouth.

Gilles

Make side-ways V shapes just an infant of the arms.

Assembly

  • Sew the belly at the bottom of the body.
  • Sew tail at the end of the movie vertically.
  • Sew the arms at the side of the body.
  • Sew top fin at the top of the body in the center.
  • Sew teeth at the bottom of the mouth.
  • Sew the gilles at the side of the arms.
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