Fin-tastic Shark Crochet Snuggle Sack

Shark Crochet Snuggle Sack

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Blanket™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m)
(A) Pale Grey (5 balls or 941 yds/860 m)
(C) Vintage White (1 ball or 55 yds/50 m)
(D) Coal (1 ball or 9 yds/8 m)
Bernat® Blanket Brights™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 220 yds/201 m)
(B) Race Car Red (1 ball or 35 yds/32 m) 
Size U.S. L/11 (8 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge:

7 hdc and 6 rows = 4" [10 cm].

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate 
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to Make a Fin-tastic Shark Crochet Snuggle Sack


Make a Shark Crochet Snuggle Sack because it is Fin-tastic! This snuggle sack is the perfect combination between a sleeping bag and a blanket, plus it is fun to make. This project will keep your child warm while feeling like an underwater shark!

Finished Measurements: Approx 46" [117 cm] circumference x 45" [114.5 cm] long (excluding tail).
 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    A, B, C = Color A, Color B, Color C, etc; Approx =Approximate(ly); Beg = Begin(ning); Ch = Chain; Dc = Double crochet; Dec(s) = Decreas(e)(ing); Hdc = Half Double crochet; Hdc2tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in next stitch) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook; Rem = Remain(ing); Rep = Repeat; Rnd(s) = Round(s); Sc = Single crochet; Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook; Sl st = Slip stitch; Sp = Space; St(s) = Stitch(es); Tog = Together; Tr = Treble crochet; Yoh = Yarn over hook

  • 2 Note

    Ch 2 at beg of rnd does not count as hdc.

    With A, ch 80. Join with sl st to first ch, being careful not to twist ch.

  • 3 1st rnd

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each ch around. 80 hdc. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 4 2nd rnd

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 24" [61 cm].

  • 5 Shape body: 1st rnd

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 8 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * around. 72 sts. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 6 2nd to 6th rnds

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 7 7th rnd

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from *around. 64 sts. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 8 8th to 12th rnds

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 9 13th rnd

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * around. 56 sts. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 10 14th to 18th rnds

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 11 19th rnd

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * around. 48 sts. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 12 20th to 24th rnds

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 13 25th rnd

    Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * around. 40 sts. Join with sl st to first hdc.

  • 14 26th to 30th rnds

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc.
    Fasten off.

    Sew bottom seam, having beg of rnd at center back.

  • 15 Upper Jaw

    Lay piece flat, with front of work facing. Join A with sl st to top right corner.

  • 16 1st row

    Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each of next 40 hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

  • 17 2nd row

    Ch 2. Hdc2tog over first 2 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. 38 sts.

  • 18 3rd row

    Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn. Rep last 2 rows until 32 sts rem.

  • 19 Next row

    Ch 2. Hdc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn.
    Rep last row until 18 sts rem. Fasten off.

  • 20 Lower jaw

    Work as given for upper jaw on rem 40 sts.

  • 21 Gums

    Attach B with sl st to top right corner of Upper Jaw.

  • 22 1st rnd

    Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. Work 16 sc across top of upper jaw to last st. 3 sc in last st. Work 24 sc down left side of upper jaw. Work 24 sc up right side of lower jaw. Work 3 sc in top corner. Work 16 sc across top of lower jaw. Work 3 sc in corner. Work 24 sc down left side of lower jaw. Work 24 sc up right side of upper jaw. Work 2 sc in same sp as first sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 140 sc.

  • 23 Teeth 1st rnd

    With C, ch 5. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in next ch. Skip next 3 sc. Sl st in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

  • 24 Outer eye (make 2): 1st rnd

    With C, ch 4. 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 12 dc). Join with sl st to first dc.

  • 25 2nd rnd

    Ch 1. 2 sc in each dc around. Join with sl st to first dc. Fasten off.

  • 26 Inner eye

    With D, ch 3. 12 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first dc. Fasten off. Sew eyes on front of sack as shown in picture.

  • 27 Fin

    With A, ch 2.

  • 28 1st row

    2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.

  • 29 2nd row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 3 sc.

  • 30 3rd row

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 4 sc.

  • 31 4th row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. 5 sc. Rep last 2 rows 9 times more. 23 sc. Do not fasten off.
    Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around outer edge of fin, having 5 sc in top of fin and corners. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

  • 32 Tail (make 2 pieces alike)

    With A, ch 2.

  • 33 1st row

    2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.

  • 34 2nd row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 3 sc.

  • 35 3rd row

    Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 4 sc.

  • 36 4th row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. 5 sc.
    Rep last 2 rows twice more. 9 sc.

  • 37 Next row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

  • 38 Next row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 10 sc. Rep last 2 rows 7 times more. 18 sc.

  • 39 Next row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. Turn. 17 sts.

  • 40 Next row

    Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 16 sts.

  • 41 Next row

    Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 15 sts. Fasten off. Sew tail pieces tog along last row of each piece.

  • 42 Tail edging

    Join A with sl st to either corner of tail. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around tail, having 5 sc in either corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

  • 43 Finishing touches

    Sew eyes and fin to top of sack as shown in picture.