Welcome to the newest crochet pattern which will be a crochet flamingo pattern. The finished flamingo will look like this.
For the video tutorial go to my YouTube channel at Crochet Flamingo Tutorial.
To view the complete pattern continue to scroll down the page. Or if you would like to download the pattern in PDF format it’s on Ravelry for $1 at Crochet Flamingo Pattern.
This pattern will use US terminology, for the UK version go to the page Crochet Flamingo Pattern (UK Version).
Flamingo Crochet Pattern
- st – stitch
- sts – stitches
- ch – chain
- sl st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
- dc – double crochet
- tr – treble crochet
- dtr – double treble crochet
- Pink, black and white cotton or wool.
- Crochet hook.
- Darning needle to weave in the ends.
- Black sewing thread.
- Sewing needle to embroider on the eye.
Make a magic loop.
Work 3 ch and 15 dc into loop and join with a sl st into 3rd ch. Pull tight and fasten off.
Make a magic loop.
Row 1: 3 ch. Work 14 dc into loop and pull tight. Sl st into 3rd ch.
Row 2: 3 ch. Work 2 dc into each dc. Join with a sl st in 3rd ch.
Row 3: 3 ch. *Work 1 dc in each of next 2 dc and 2 dc in following dc * repeat from * to * to end, sl st in 3rd ch. Don’t end off.
Row 1: 3 ch. Work 1 dc into next 4 dc, 1 dec dc into next 2 dc. Turn.
Row 2: 3 ch. Work 2 dec dc over next 4 dc, 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
Row 3: 3 ch. Work a cluster dc over all 3 dc. Fasten off.
Join cotton to body across from the tail, ch 20 and join to head with a sl st.
Work 1 sc in first ch, 1 dec sc over next 2 ch, 1sc in next st,1 dec sc over next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 9 ch, work 2 sc in next ch, 1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in next ch and 1 sc in each of remaining ch, continue working sc around the body until last stitch before neck work a 3 dc cluster into the last st of the body, join of the body and the neck and the 1st st of the neck, 1 hdc in the back of the 2nd ch of the neck, 1 dec hdc over next 2 sts. 1 sc in next st, 1 dec sc over next 2 sts, 1 sc into each of next 9 sts, 2 sc into next st, 1 sc in following st and 2 sc into next st. Work 1 sc into remaining sts on neck and around the head and sl st into the 1st st on the neck. Fasten off.
Join yarn to body about 7 stitches down from neck.
Miss 1 ch, 1 sl st into each of next 2 ch, 1 hdc into next ch, 4 ch, miss 1st ch and sl st into each of next 3 ch, sl st into hdc, 4 ch, miss 1st ch and sl st into each of next 3 ch, sl st into hdc, 3 sc in next st, sc into each ch until last 4 ch, into these sts work 2 hdc and 2 dc. Sl st into body. Sl st into next st and start back leg.
Miss 1 ch, 1 sl st into each of next 3 ch, 4 ch, miss 1st ch and sl st into each of next 3 ch, sl st into end of 1st toe, dec sc over next 2 sts, 1 sc into each of next 7 ch, 5 sc in next st, sc until last 4 ch, into these sts work 2 hdc and 2 dc. Sl st into body and fasten off.
Join yarn to end centre of tail.
Row 1: 1 ch, 1 sc in same place, (5 ch, miss 2 sts, 1 sc in next st) repeat across to joining with neck. Turn.
Rows 2 – 5: 1 ch, 1 sc in first loop, (5 ch, 1 sc in next loop) repeat across all loops. (You have 1 less 5 ch loop with each row). Turn.
Row 6: 1 ch, 1 sc in first loop, (5 ch, 1 sc in next loop) repeat across all loops. Fasten off.
Join cotton to head 5 sts. up from neck joining.
Row 1: Work 2 ch, work 1 hdc into same st, and 2 hdc into next st. Turn.
Row 2: 2 ch Work a dec. hdc into next 2 sts, then a dec hdc into same st and next st.
Change to black yarn.
2 ch. Work a hdc cluster over all sts. Fasten off.
To make up
Weave in ends. Embroider an eye over the centre circle in the head. Iron wing down over body and iron legs and neck into place.