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the start of something new

I had an idea for a new crochet pattern range: water animals. I wanted to make something different from the usual amigurumi jellyfish and octopi that everyone has been making. Here’s the first design in the upcoming range: a dolphin.

crocheted dolphin by planetjune

With this range, I’m going with sleek lines and single colours, so the shape is the main focus. The added bonus is that they are also quick to crochet (although not so quick to design – I have 5 rejected tails that prove that!) ๐Ÿ™‚

I’m going to make some more water mammals to go along with him, and there will be a contest related to the new range coming soon – watch this space…

UPDATE: Looking for the pattern? You can find the AquaAmi Dolphin crochet pattern in my shop.

8 Comments »

  1. Ashley said

    Hi June, great dolphin! I love all your designs, and your book helped me out a lot!

  2. Gail said

    another star, June, my son will be so happy, first you designed a monkey, then a dolphin, two of his fave creatures. I agree with Else , an orca would be great, and what about a sea otter? or another kind of dolphin, a Narwhal (good luck with the twisted horn) , hump backed whales have really identifiable shapes – I think I’m getting carried away here.
    well done on the dolphin and seal

  3. Tina said

    I love your dolphin. Our five year old has been interested in dolphins lately and I told him ‘I could probably crochet you one, but you couldn’t take it in the tub.’ (He wanted one he could play with in the bath tub. lol)

  4. scriggle said

    any chance you’ll be designing a giant squid? my nephew asked me for one and i haven’t the foggiest clue how to get that started!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    love the dolphin, as per usual – you astound me! keep it up…

  5. Else said

    The dolphin is GREAT! Can’t wait for this pattern set; it’s so clever, June. How about an orca whale, starfish, or seal?

  6. Dalia said

    Fantastic dolphin! Congratulations!

  7. Eliea said

    I would love to see an eal. You could make a cute one with a mottled yarn rather than change colors!

    Ooh and a seahorse would be great too. They come in all kinds of colors and patterns (sort of like koi) so you could do whatever you want!

  8. kris said

    wow june! that two weeks vacation must have done you some good! i love the dolphin! can’t wait to see whats next!

    kris

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