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This is a PDF PATTERN ONLY that is available for digital download upon purchase. The supplies required to make the turtle are not included. You will not receive anything physically/in the mail.

How it works:

-After purchasing, you will be taken to the Etsy download page, and your file will also be sent via email.
-After downloading, you can view it via Adobe Acrobat Reader (and print it out, if you like!).


Icarus is a beautiful, very large toy/softy with love hearts around the sides of his shell. He can be used as a pillow, or even a bed for a cat (or small dog), or simply an amazing addition to your home decor.


Icarus is HUGE!

The shell reaches at approximately 18” across 
The length from the start of the head, to the back of the shell is 26” 
The length between the front fins, from tip to tip is 30” 
The height of the turtle, from the bottom of the shell to the top is 7”

Difficulty: Intermediate

This pattern includes the following techniques:

-Single crochet
-Single crochet decreasing
-Tapestry crochet in BACK LOOPS ONLY - I implore you to find some tutorials online and practise before starting this pattern.
-Slip stitch
-Crocheting in rounds and rows


-5mm (H) crochet hook
-Worsted weight (4) yarn in at least 4 different colours: White for the eyes, Black for the eyes, Green for the fins and head, a colour for she shell, and a colour for the hearts.
-Polyfil Stuffing
-Stitch marker
-Yarn needle
-Sewing pins (optional, but recommended)

[The yarn used for the shell in the example photos is Caron Big Cakes. It provided enough yarn to make the entire shell and shell base.]


-For personal use only.
-Please do NOT sell any turtles that you make.
-Do NOT sell the pattern, or alter it to claim it as your own.
-If you share your work online, please credit the designer and provide a link to, or my Instagram @slipstitch_hollow.

Icarus the Turtle of Love Crochet Pattern (Digital Download)

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