April Ami CAL- April the Sunflower- Week Two

April Ami CAL- April the Sunflower- Week Two

Welcome to Part one of the Sunflower Amigurumi CAL! If you missed the introduction post, here is the supplies list used to make this piece. Today we will be making the full body of the sunflower (head, stem, and bottom) and as you work it together, you realize that it’s all actually made in one piece! It’ll be important to be aware of when you will be working in the Front Loop Only. 

NOTES 

This entire piece will be worked in continuous rounds, so it will be helpful to have a stitch marker so you don’t lose your place. It’ll be important to be aware of when you will be working in the Front Loop Only. Be sure to stuff firmly!

ABBREVIATIONS

Sc- single crochet, Inc- Increase (2 sc in same stitch), Dec- Decrease, FLO- Front Loop Only, *- repeat around the row, (  )- number of stitches at the end of the round 

 

PATTERN

You will begin with the body of the April the Sunflower 

Begin in brown:

Rnd 1: Sc 6 into Magic Ring (6)

Rnd 2: *Inc* around (12)

Rnd 3: *Sc, Inc* around (18)

Rnd 4: *Sc 2, Inc* around (24)

Rnd 5: *Sc 3, Inc* around (30)

Rnd 6: *Sc 4, Inc* around (36)

Rnd 7: *Sc 5, Inc* around (42)

Rnd 8: *Sc 6, Inc* around (48)

Rnd 9-16: Sc around (48)

Rnd 17: *Sc 6, Dec* around (42)

Rnd 18: *Sc 5, Dec* around (36)

Rnd 19: *Sc 4, Dec* around (30)

Insert eyes into row 12, with 8 stitches apart.

 

Rnd 20: *Sc 3, Dec* around (24)

Begin stuffing firmly

Rnd 21: *Sc 2, Dec* around (18)

Rnd 22: *Sc, Dec* around (12)

 

Before switching colors, make sure you’re stuffing firmly!

 

Switch to Green 

Rnd 23: Sc in FLO (12)

 

Rnd 24-32: Sc around (12)

Be sure to keep stuffing firmly while you work your way down, that way it’s able to hold the head straight up when done!

Switch back to Brown

 

Rnd 33: *Sc, Inc* in FLO around (18)

Rnd 34: *Sc 2, Inc* around (24)

Rnd 35: *Sc 3, Inc* around (30)

Rnd 36: *Sc 4, Inc* around (36)

Rnd 37: *Sc 5, Inc* around (42)

Rnd 38: *Sc 6, Inc* around (48)

Rnd 39-40: Sc around (48)

Rnd 41: *Sc 6, Dec* around (42)

Rnd 42: *Sc 5, Dec* around (36)

Rnd 43: *Sc 4, Dec* around (30)

Rnd 44: *Sc 3, Dec* around (24)

Rnd 45: *Sc 2, Dec* around (18)

Rnd 46: *Sc, Dec* around (12)

Finish off and sew closed

Here is how your body should look at this point, all stuffed!

 

Meet us back here next week to start the petals and leaves, and sewing them all on to complete your sunflower!

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