The pattern is written for a full length shark, with a second jaw piece. This piece is used to hold a pillow or is fun to lay between the jaw layers. When not in use, roll the blanket up, starting at the tail, and tuck inside the jaw from the non-teeth edge.
About The Pattern
Skill Level: Easy, with basic crochet experience and able to read a crochet pattern.
Materials and Details For Sample As Shown
Worsted weight white yarn for teeth, black and grey for assembly; super bulky weight yarn in two shades of grey, white, two shades of blue (or choice of colors).
Instructions for using ANY YARN, worsted weight to super bulky. I LOVE how it turned out with Bernat Blanket Yarn, but it would be cute in others too.
Shark pattern as written: 900 yards dark grey, 220 light grey, 220 yards white
Wave Blanket: 220 yards medium blue, 500 yards turquoise/light blue
84” long x 29” wide (blanket can be made almost any length).
Crochet Hook: J, N (9mm)
Note: N hooks are available in different mm size.
M/N hooks are 9mm. N/P hooks are 10mm. The size difference will affect your project greatly.
Yarn needle, 1 child or standard size bed pillow (optional), measuring tape, two 1.5” buttons for eyes, pins for assembly
4” with N hook= 9 hdc sts and 6 rows
Please be aware that some people tend to crochet thicker yarns at a different tension than other yarns. Hook brand and size makes a difference as well. This project is great any size, but yarn amounts will vary if your gauge is different from mine.
Please contact the designer with any questions, comments or concerns. Help with this pattern is available through email. [email protected].
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