Walden the Narwhal (or Whale!) amigurumi pattern

new pattern! titleMeet Walden the narhwal!
Walden the Narwhal amigurumi crochet pattern by @hookabee crochet (www.hookabee.com) #crochet #amigurumi #narwhal #whale #pattern

Isn’t he a cutie? He can be a narwhal or a whale (you choose!).  Using a heavy worsted weight yarn he measures 17 inches long (horn included), so he is nice and big and cuddly.

Walden the Narwhal amigurumi crochet pattern by @hookabee crochet (www.hookabee.com) #crochet #amigurumi #narwhal #whale #patternDon’t know a lot about narwhals?   They are sometimes referred to as ‘the unicorns of the sea’ because males (and some females) have a distinct ‘horn’ on their head.  This ‘horn’, or tusk, is in fact a large tooth that grows out through their upper lip.  Narwhals live in the Arctic waters near Canada, Russia, Greenland, and Norway.

I have to say, designing this guy was a bit of a challenge.  I decided early on that he needed to have a white belly, but this turned out to be tricky business. When working in the round without joining (ie. in a continuous spiral), your stitches shift slightly to the right with each round you crochet; because Walden’s belly is so long, I needed to make sure it did not look like it was going off to his side.  It took a few trials (you should see the pile of whales I have in my living room) but I think it worked out well!

Walden the Narwhal amigurumi crochet pattern by @hookabee crochet (www.hookabee.com) #crochet #amigurumi #narwhal #whale #patternFor more details on the pattern visit Walden’s profile HERE.

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