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amicomo5-10 Fingerpuppets © Pierrot Yarns (Gosyo Co., Ltd.). Translation by Linda Lanz.

Materials • Pierrot Yarns Wash a la Mode [70% acrylic, 30% superwash wool; 138 yds / 126m per 1.41 oz. / 40g skein]; o A) rabbit:  color #21 rose; 1 skein [small amount]  color #23 pink; 1 skein [7g]  color #30 black; 1 skein [small amount] o B) tiger:  color #4 gold brown; 1 skein [7g]  color #30 black; 1 skein [small amount] o C) monkey:  color #27 brown; 1 skein [6g]  color #24 beige; 1 skein [5g]  color #30 black; 1 skein [small amount]  color #21 rose; 1 skein [small amount] • 3.0mm crochet hook; US C or D is closest equivalent • small amount cotton or polyfiber stuffing (or use scrap yarn) • tapestry needle

Gauge: • No gauge is specified. Use hook size necessary to achieve tight fabric so stuffing will not be visible.

Finished measurements: • rabbit: approx. 12cm/4.7" tall • tiger: approx. 10.5cm/4.1" tall • monkey: approx. 11.5cm/4.5" tall ❖ Note: finished sizes are approximate. Size may vary depending on tension and stuffing.

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Rabbit Create magic ring and make the head, torso, feet, arms, ears, and tail in single crochet (US) following the diagrams. Leave long tails of yarn for seaming later. Embroider the eyes, nose, and mouth on the head. Stuff the head with cotton (or other stuffing). Join all the parts. Note: only the head is worked in a continuous spiral; the other parts are worked in rounds.

Head (make 1) Use color #23 pink. round 4 3 2 1

# of sts 24 (+6) 18 (+6) 12 (+6) 6

round 8 7 6 5

# of sts 30 30 30 30 (+6)

round 12 11 10 9

# of sts 12 (-6) 18 (-6) 24 24 (-6)

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Torso (make 1) Use color #23 pink. round 1

# of sts 6

round 2

# of sts 12 (+6)

round 3

# of sts 16 (+4)

rounds 4-15

# of sts 16

Feet (make 2) Use color #21 rose. round 1

# of sts 5

round 2

# of sts 7 (+2)

round 3

# of sts 7

round 4

# of sts 5 (-2)

round 5

# of sts 5

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Ears (make 2) Use color #21 rose for stitches that are circled. Use #23 rose for all other stitches. Work 8 sc for 9 rounds.

Tail (make 1) Use color #23 rose; work 5 sc for 2 rounds.

Hands (make 2) Use color #23; work 6 sc for 3 rounds.

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Tiger Create magic ring and make the head, torso, feet, mouth, ears, and tail in single crochet (US) following the diagrams. Leave long tails of yarn for seaming later. Embroider the eyes on the head. Stuff the head with cotton (or other stuffing). Embroider the nose and mouth on the head, stuff the nose, and seam to head using whipstitch. Join all the parts. Paying attention to the overall balance of the body, stitch stripes onto back of head and body. Note: only the head and tail are worked in a continuous spiral; the other parts are worked in rounds.

Head (make 1) Use color #4 gold brown. round 4 3 2 1

# of sts 24 (+6) 18 (+6) 12 (+6) 6

round 8 7 6 5

# of sts 30 30 30 30 (+6)

round 12 11 10 9

# of sts 12 (-6) 18 (-6) 24 24 (-6)

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Torso (make 1) Use color #4 gold brown. round 1

# of sts 6

round 2

# of sts 12 (+6)

round 3

# of sts 16 (+4)

rounds 4-15

# of sts 16

Feet (make 4) Use color #4 gold brown. Work 3 rounds of 5sc.

Ears (make 2) Use color #4 gold brown. round 1

# of sts 5

round 2

# of sts 7 (+2)

round 3

# of sts 10 (+3)

rounds 4

# of sts 10

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Tail (make 1) Use color #4 and #30 as shown in table. All rounds are 5sc. round 4 3 2 1

color #4 gold brown #4 gold brown #30 black #30 black

round 8 7 6 5

color #4 gold brown #30 black #4 gold brown #30 black

Mouth (make 1) Use color #4 gold brown. round 1

# of sts 14

round 2

# of sts 17 (+3)

round 3

# of sts 17

rounds 4

# of sts 15 (-2)

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Monkey Create magic ring and make the head, torso, ears, arms, feet, mouth, and tail in single crochet (US) following the diagrams. Leave long tails of yarn for seaming later. Embroider the eyes on the head. Stuff the head with cotton (or other stuffing). Embroider the nose and mouth on the head, stuff the nose, and seam to head with whipstitch. Join all the parts. Note: only the head is worked in a continuous spiral; the other parts are worked in rounds.

Head (make 1) Use color #27 brown and #24 beige. In chart, black symbols = color #27; gray symbols = color #24. round 4 3 2 1

# of sts 24 (+6) 18 (+6) 12 (+6) 6

color #27 #27 #27 #27

round 8 7 6 5

# of sts 30 30 30 30 (+6)

color both both both #27

round 12 11 10 9

# of sts 12 (-6) 18 (-6) 24 24 (-6)

color both both both both

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Torso (make 1) Use color #27 brown. round 1

# of sts 6

round 2

# of sts 12 (+6)

round 3

# of sts 16 (+4)

rounds 4-15

# of sts 16

Ears (make 2) Use color #24 beige. On final round, pull yarn through stitches and cinch shut. rnd 1

# of sts 6

rnd 2

# of sts 12 (+6)

rnd 3

# of sts 12

rnd 4

# of sts 6 (-6)

Mouth (make 1) Use color #24 beige. ch4 for foundation row. round 1

# of sts 12

round 2

# of sts 16 (+4)

round 3

# of sts 16

rounds 4

# of sts 16

rounds 5

# of sts 16

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Arms (make 2) Use color #27 brown and #24 beige. Note: The same chart is used for arms, tail, and legs, but they do not all require the same number of rounds. The chart shows 10 rounds, but only work 8 rounds for arms. round 1

# of sts 6

color #24

round 2

# of sts 12 (+6)

color #24

rounds 3-8

# of sts 16 (+4)

color #27

Tail (make 1) Use color #27 brown. Work 5sc for 10 rounds, using same chart as for arms.

Legs (make 2) Work 5sc for 7 rounds, using same chart as for arms. Use color #27 for rounds 1-6 and #24 for round 7.

Feet (make 2) Use color #24 beige. Work 3 rounds of 6 sc. On final round, pull yarn through stitches and cinch shut. Seam feet to legs using whipstitch.

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