Duck, duck….duck

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I thought these little ducks would be cute if you make one of them white and turn it into a goose. I made them all yellow because my grandson is currently obsessed with ducks. My sister-in-law loves them too, so I had to make a couple for her.

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

sl st: slip stitch

inc: increase (2 single crochets in one loop)

dec: decrease (pull yarn through loop, pull yarn through second loop, yarn over and pull through all loops)

Materials needed for small duck (with affiliate links):

3.5 MM (E) crochet hook

Caron Simply Soft yarn in Lemonade and Pumpkin

12mm safety eyes

Yarn needle

Poly-fil

Head:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 8-13: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 14: Dec, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 15: Dec, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 16: Dec, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 17: Dec, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie Off.

Body:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 8-10: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 11: Dec, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 12: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 13: Dec, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 14: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 15: Dec, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 16: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 17: Dec, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 18: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie Off.

Beak:

Leaving a long tail for sewing, ch 7

Row 1: Sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Dec, 2 sc, dec, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: In front loops only, sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 2 sc, inc.

Tie off. Fold in half and sew sides together.

Stuff head and body, attach safety eyes to head and sew beak on. Sew head onto body.

Wings:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 5 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc around, sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 4-7: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Dec, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 9-10: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie off. Do not stuff wings. Press flat and sew open ends to body.

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Materials needed for large duck (with affiliate links):

5.25 MM (I) crochet hook

Red Heart yarn in Lemon and Carrot

20mm safety eyes

Yarn needle

Poly-fil

Head:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Inc, 7 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Inc, 8 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Inc, 9 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 11: Inc, 10 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 12-21: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 22: Dec, 10 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 23: Dec, 9 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 24: Dec, 8 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 25: Dec, 7 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 26: Dec, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie off. Stuff head and insert safety eyes.

Body:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Inc, 4 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Inc, 5 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Inc, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Inc, 7 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Inc, 8 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Inc, 9 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 11: Inc, 10 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 12-17: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 18: Dec, 10 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 19: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 20: Dec, 9 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 21: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 22: Dec, 8 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 23: Dec, 7 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 24: Dec, 6 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie off. Stuff body. Sew head onto body.

Beak:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc around, sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Fold circle in half. Sc around curved top. Tie off, leaving a tail to sew beak onto head.

Wings:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 5 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc around, sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 4-9: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Dec, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 11-12: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie off. Do not stuff wings. Press flat and sew open ends to body.

Feet:

ch 3. Sl st to first ch to create circle. (Instead, you can perform the “magic circle” if you’d like.)

Row 1: ch 1, 10 sc inside of circle. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Inc, 1 sc , repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Inc, 2 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Dec, 3 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 6-8: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 9: 5 sc, dec 5 times, 5 sc, sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 10: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 11: Dec, 1 sc, repeat around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Rows 12-13: Sc around. Sl st to first sc, ch 1, turn.

Tie off. Stuff feet, but not legs. Press legs flat and sew open side onto body.

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When sewing parts on, be sure it lines up right before attaching. And remember, if you sew something on crooked, it’s easy enough to just pull it back apart and re-do it.

If there are any mistakes in this pattern, or something is unclear, please feel free to leave me a comment and let me know. Or message me on Facebook. If you create any ducks or geese, be sure to post a photo on my Facebook page so I can see.

You may sell items that you make with my patterns, but please don’t post my patterns anywhere without linking back to my page.

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