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Hettie The Hermit Crab is at home wherever she is, her colourful shell shining cheerfully as she strolls along the shoreline!

This PDF includes the written instructions in US crochet terms and step-by-step photos detailing how to make the pieces and finish the toy.

When made with DK weight yarn (sample made in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK) and 3.0mm hook the finished Hermit Crab will measure about 14cm/5 ½in tall. The project can be made in any weight yarn, adjust the hook size to match your choice.


    Hettie The Hermit Crab

    SKU: AMI202101
      • make a Magic Ring
      • work in a round
      • single crochet
      • increase/decrease
      • chain stitch
      • slip stitch
      • double crochet
      • surface bobble (photo tutorial and link to a video included)


    • You will need the following materials:
      Yarn: Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK - 100% cotton - 50g/125m/137yds 1 ball of each colour: Vanilla Cream 302, Blush Pink 454, Washed Teal 433, Dusty Rose 422, Melon Sorbet 417
      Black embroidery thread
      3mm crochet hook
      12mm Black Safety Eyes
      Toy Stuffing
      Tapestry Needle

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