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You Can Crochet A Turtle With A Removable Shell And I Need It In My Life

OMG!! You have to see this crocheted turtle! It is just about the cutest thing EVER to come across my computer, and I HAVE to have it.

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

Now, this is JUST the pattern, so you actually will have to make the little guy (gal?) yourself — or if you are like me, have someone else do if for you!

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

The skill level on this is “Intermediate,” and for good reason. You have to be familiar with a LOT of different crochet terminology.

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MR – magic ring
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease
hdc – half double crochet
3-dc-bobble – bobble stitch
(12) – the number of sets in a row
(…)*n – repeat n times

Toysneed on Etsy
Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

She also has a video that you can use on YouTube, that shows how to connect the hexagons for the shell — because it can be kind of confusing.

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

Never fear, this PDF download comes with 46 detailed pages of instructions, that include 34 photos for help with step-by-step process.

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

The complete freakin’ cute turtle has a removable shell, and the little guy (gal?) stands 6 inches tall.

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

The PDF downloadable pattern runs $4.50, and you can get it right on the Toysneed page on Etsy.

Courtesy of Toysneed on Etsy

Do you love Amigurumi toys, and also love Harry Potter? You have to check out this crochet kit that includes directions and yarn for an Amigurumi HP and Hedwig doll!

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