Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

red heart® scrubby™ shark crochet puppet

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is
  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Glacier
  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Cherry
  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Coconut
  • 1 - Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn, Solid Black

MEASUREMENTS: Puppet measures 12" (30.5 cm) from tip of nose to end of tail
 
Special Stitch
sc2tog= [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
 
Special Technique
Join with sc = Place a slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.
 
Note: You may prefer to sew sections together with carpet thread. If carpet thread is used, do not leave long tails for sewing when fastening off.
 
PUPPET
Top of Body
Beginning at tip of nose, with A, ch 4.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—3 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in last sc, turn—5 sc.
Rows 3 and 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc, turn—9 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in last 4 sc, turn—8 sc and one 3-sc group.
Rows 6–8: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to center st of 3-sc group, 3 sc in center st, sc in each remaining sc—14 sc and one 3-sc group.
Rows 9–25: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Piece should measure about 6½" (16.5 cm) long.
Row 26: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc2tog, sc in each sc across to last 3 sc, sc2tog, sc in last sc, turn—15 sc.
Rows 27 and 28: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Rows 29–31: Repeat Row 26-13 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Bottom of Body
Front Section
Work same as Rows 1–19 of Top of Body. Fasten off. Piece should measure about 4½" (11.5 cm) long.
 
Back Section
With A, ch 18.
Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—17 sc.
Rows 2–5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 6–11: Repeat Rows 26–31 of Top of Body.
Fasten off.
 
ASSEMBLY
Place Top of Body on a flat surface. Place Back Section of Bottom of Body on Top of Body, matching last row of each section. Sew side edges together. Lay Front Section of Bottom of Body on Top of Body, placing last row of Front Section against first row of Back Section (Front Section will be shorter than Top of Body). Beginning at Row 19 of Front Section and working towards front of puppet, sew edges of Rows 19–15 of Front Section to Top of Body on each side of puppet, leaving remaining rows unsewn for Mouth. Leave last row of Front Section and first row of Back Section unsewn for hand opening.
 
Mouth
Top 
With B, ch 4.
Rows 1-4: Work same as Rows 1–4 of Top of Body—9 sc.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Rows 6 and 7: Work same as Rows 6 and 7 of Top of Body—13 sc.
Rows 8–16:
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  • 809187840
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10166392 
    $3.49
    • Color: Black
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Black
    • Size: 7 oz
    • Color: Black
    • Size: 7 oz
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  • 853466864
    You’ll Need: 1
    Item # 10114119 
    $2.09
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    • Color: White
    • Size: 50 yd
    • Color: White
    • Size: 50 yd
    • Color: White
    • Size: 50 yd
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    Item # 10031585 
    $1.99
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    Item # 10340484 
    $2.69
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  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Glacier (sku 10494381)
  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Cherry (sku 10472943)
  • 1 - Red Heart® Scrubby™ Yarn – Coconut (sku 10472940)
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