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How to Crochet a Duck Pattern

Updated on November 30, 2008

Duck Pattern by Beth Ann Webber

Finished Size:  7 1/2" tall
 
MATERIALS:  Worsted Weight Yarn
  • White - 1 1/2 ounces
  • Yellow - 15 yards
  • Black - small amount
Crochet hook, size G (4.00 mm)
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
1"w Ribbon 

HEAD AND BODY

Round 1 (Right Side):  With WHITE, chain 2, 8 sc in second chain 
from hook; do not join, place marker.
 
Round 2: 2 Sc in each sc around: total 16 sc
 
Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 24 sc.
 
Round 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 32 sc.
 
Round 5: *Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 36 sc.
 
Round 6-13: Sc in each sc around.
 
Round 14: *Sc in next sc, work decrease 
(To decrease: YO, pull up a loop in the next stitch, YO, pull
up a loop again in the next stitch, YO and draw through 
all 3 loops on hook)   Repeat from star:
total 24 sc. 

 
Round 15-20: Sc in each sc around.
 
Round 21: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 36 sc.
 
Round 22: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 42 sc. 
 
Round 23-34: Sc in each sc around.
 
Round 35: Sc in next sc, work decrease. Repeat from star:
total 28 sc.
 
Round 36: Decrease all the way around:
total 14 sc.
 
Round 37: Sc in each sc around
 
Stuff the duck's body with polyester fiberfill or cotton balls.
 
Round 38: Decrease all the way around:
total 7 sc.
 
Round 39: Skip the next sc, (slip st in next sc, skip next sc)
repeat 3 times; slip st in next slip st, finish off. 

BEAK

Round 1 (Right Side): With YELLOW, chain 4 loosely; 2 sc in second 
chain from hook, sc in next chain, 4 sc in last chain. Working in
free loops of beginning chain, sc in next chain, 2 sc in next chain.
Do not join, place marker. Total: 10 sc.
 
Round 2: Sc in each sc all the way around.
 
Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from star:
total 15 sc.
 
Round 4: Sc in each sc all the way around.
 
Round 5: Sc in next 5 sc, slip st in next sc. DO NOT WORK the 
remaining 9 sc. Finish off and leave a long tail. 

FOOT

Row 1 (Right Side): With YELLOW, chain 9 loosely; half double 
crochet in second chain from hook and in next chain, sc in next 5 
chains, 4 sc in last chain. Working only in free loops of 
beginning chain, sc in next 5 chs, half double crochet in next 
2 chs.
Total:  18 stitches
 
Row 2: Chain 2; turn. Working in Back Loops only, hdc in first 
2 hdc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, hdc 
in last 2 hdc. Leave beginning of chain unworked.
Total: 21 stitches
 
Row 3: Chain 2; turn. Working in Back Loops only, hdc in first 2 
hdc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc, 
hdc in last 2 hdc. Leave turning chain unworked; finish off. 

WING (Make 2)

Row 1: With WHITE, chain 6 loosely; hdc in second chain from hook 
and in next chain, sc in next 2 chains, 4 sc in last chain. 
Working in free loops of beginning chain, sc in next 2 chains, 
hdc in next 2 chs.
Total:  12 stitches
 
Row 2 (Right Side): Chain 2; turn. Working in Back Loops only, 
hdc in first 2 hdc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, 
sc in next 3 sc, hdc in last 2 hdc. Leave beginning chain unworked.
Total:  15 stitches 
 
Row 3: Chain 2; turn. Working in Back Loops only, hdc in first 2 
hdc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 
hdc in last 2 hdc. Leave turning chain unworked. Finish off. 

HOW TO ASSEMBLE

  1. Stuff beak with polyester fiberfill
  2. Sew onto head between Rounds 9 and 13.
  3. With Black, add eyes
  4. Sew Wing to each side of Duck body across Round 25
  5. Sew Feet to bottom of Duck

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      Heather 8 years ago

      I also, would like to see a picture of the completed duck. I, as I am sure others, would not venture into the pattern without being able to see what it should look like.

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      Brandy 8 years ago

      I would really like to see a picture of the finished product!