Crochet Turkey Gobble Gobble





Materials:


Pattern:


Begin by making the weighted pouch that will sit inside the base of the turkey.

Cut 6″ diameter circle from fabric

Knot one end of the thread and stitch around the outside of the circle with a running stitch

Pull thread to cinch up partway, fill with weighted stuffing beads

Cinch up the rest of the way and stitch through the top a few times to secure


Crochet the Body


Begin with a magic ring (mr) and work in the round with brown yarn Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 6 sc (6 sc) Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc) Round 3: [1 sc in first stitch, 2 sc in next], repeat around (18 sc) Round 4: [1 sc in first 2 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (24 sc) Round 5: [1 sc in first 3 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (30 sc) Round 6: [1 sc in first 4 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (36 sc) Round 7: 1 sc in each stitch (36 sc) Round 8: [1 sc in first 5 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (42 sc) Rounds 9-13: 1 sc in each stitch Round 14: [1 sc in first 5 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (36 sc) Round 15: 1 sc in each stitch (36 sc) Round 16: [1 sc in first 4 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (30 sc) Round 17: 1 sc in each stitch (30 sc) *add weighted pouch to bottom of the body Round 18: [1 sc in first 3 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (24 sc) Round 19: 1 sc in each stitch (24 sc) *begin stuffing the body and continue stuffing as you work the last couple of rows Round 20: [1 sc in first 2 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (18 sc) Round 21: [1 sc in first stitch, sc2tog], repeat around (12 sc) Round 22: sc2tog, repeat around (6 sc) Finish off, tuck yarn end inside of the body


Crochet the head

begin with a magic ring (mr)

with brown yarn Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 6 sc (6 sc) Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (12 sc) Round 3: [1 sc in first stitch, 2 sc in next], repeat around (18 sc) Round 4: [1 sc in first 2 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (24 sc) Round 5: [1 sc in first 3 stitches, 2 sc in next], repeat around (30 sc) Rounds 6-10: 1 sc in each stitch (30 sc) Round 11: [1 sc in first 3 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (24 sc) Round 12: [1 sc in first 2 stitches, sc2tog], repeat around (18 sc) Round 13: 1 sc in each stitch (18 sc) Finish off, cut yarn leaving long end for sewing Attach safety eyes, I placed mine between rounds 7 and 8, about 3 stitches apart Stuff head and sew onto the top of the body (the body is worked from bottom up and the head is worked from top down)


Crochet the Wings:

begin with a magic ring (mr)

Make 2- with brown yarn Row 1: in mr, ch 1, 5 sc (5 sc) Row 2: ch1, turn, sc, 2 hdc, 2 dc, 2 hdc, sc (2 sc, 4 hdc, 2 dc) Row 3: ch 1, turn, sc, sc, 2 hdc, 2dc, 2 dc, 2 hdc, sc, sc (4 sc, 4 hdc, 4 dc) Finish off, cut yarn leaving long end for sewing Sew wings to the sides of the body


Crochet the Beak and Wattle:

Beak with gold ch 4, starting in the 2nd ch from hook dc3tog Finish off, cut yarn leaving long end for sewing

Wattle with red ch 5, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, slip stitch in last 2 Finish off, cut yarn leaving end for sewing

Sew the beak and wattle to the head just below eyes


Feet:

Make 2- with gold yarn starting from the toes and working up the legs - Ch3 Row 1: [ch3, dc in first ch, ch 1, slip stitch in first ch] repeat 2 more times Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in the top of each toe, ch 3 *this row you will begin working in the round by working in the sc across the front and the ch across the back Row 3: 1 sc in each of the 3 sc across front of foot, 3 sc in ch (6 sc) Row 4-9: 1 sc in each stitch (6 sc) Finish off, cut yarn leaving ends for sewing Sew the legs to the bottom front of the body


Feathers:

Make 5- 1 each blue, orange, red, green, goldbegin with a magic ring (mr)Round 1: in mr, ch 1, 4 sc (4 sc) Round 2: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next] repeat (6 sc) Round 3: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 2] repeat (8 sc) Round 4: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 3] repeat (10 sc) Round 5: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 4] repeat (12 sc) Round 6-8: 1 sc in each stitch (12 sc) Round 9: [2 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next 5] repeat (14 sc) Round 10-14: 1 sc in each stitch (14 sc) Round 15: [sc2tog, sc in next 5] repeat (12 sc) Round 16: 1 sc in each stitch (12 sc) Round 17: [sc2tog, sc in next 4] (10 sc) Finish off, cut yarn leaving long end for sewing Sew feathers to back of turkey in a semicircle shape



Enjoy! Gobble Gobble