I thought in order to celebrate this lovely bank holiday I would post a new pattern, This has been waiting in the wings for a while and I am glad to finally unleash it on the public.
May I introduce to you; My Amigurumi Clouds:
5mm safety eyes
double knit or worsted weight yarn in your chosen cloud colours
black embroidery floss and needle
and a stitch marker
Beginning at the bottom of the cloud working in a continuous spiral
R1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 9, 3 sc in last chain, work along other side of foundation chain, sc in next 8, 2 sc in last stitch.
R2: inc in first st, sc in next 8, inc in each of the next 3, sc in next 8, inc in last 2. (28 sc)
R3: sc in first, inc in next, sc in next 8, inc, sc, inc,sc, inc, sc in next 9, inc, sc inc, sc (34sc)
R4-7: sc around (34 sc)
R8: dec in first 2, sc in next 9, dec 4 times, sc in next 9, dec 2 times (26 sc)
R9:dec in first 2, sc in next 6, dec 3 times, sc in next 8, dec. (20sc)
R10-11: sc around (20sc)
R12: sc in first 3, dec in next, rep around (17sc)
R13: sc in first 2, dec in next, rep around
Add eyes and embroider mouth
R14: sc in first, dec in next, rep around
R15: dec around untill closed make a chain to desired length if you with then FO.
R1: 6sc in ring
R2: sc around increasing twice anywhere you wish (8sc)
R3: sc around
R4: dec, sc around (7sc)
R5: sc around decreasing twice anywhere you wish (5sc)
R6: dec once, sc around, slip stitch to close, make a chain to desired length and attach to cloud
Ch 5 leave tail to sew.
R1: sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain, ch 1, turn (4sc)
R2:-3: sc across, ch1 turn (4sc)
R4: sc across, chain 3, turn
R5: sc in 2nd chain from hook and in next chain and all stitches across, ch1, turn (6sc)
R6: sc across, ch 1, turn (6sc)
R7: sc in next 4, ch 1 turn (4sc)
R8: dec in first, sc in next 2, ch 1, turn (3sc)
R9: sc across, ch 1, turn
R10: dec in first, sc, ch 1, turn (2sc)
R11: dec, ch 2, slip stitch in stitch you just decreased, slip stitch around the edges to tidy up doing 3 slip stitches to turn corners. FO attach to cloud.
Enjoy your new crochet weather system