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Baby Penguin C2C Square - Free Crochet Pattern + Graph | Wildlife Graphghan CAL Block 14

Welcome to block 14 of the Wildlife Graphghan Crochet along!

I thought it would be nice to include some polar creatures also! So let’s start with a baby penguin. I find that penguins are so adorable! How about you?
I hope you will enjoy my take on a baby penguin corner to corner design!

Baby Penguin C2C Square

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Crochet Hook provided by Furls Crochet.

This C2C pattern is relatively easy to crochet, the most challenging are the first few rows.

As all my corner to corner designs, The Baby Penguin C2C Square it's a free crochet pattern that includes written row by row instructions for color counts follow with color pixel graph below.

For detailed instructions and video tutorials for the corner to corner method with the half double crochet used + crisp color changes, check out the Wildlife Graphghan CAL Page!


GAUGE: 6 C2C tiles = 10 x 10 cm (4 inches x 4 inches)

SIZE: the square is 25 tiles x 25 tiles and approx. measures approx. 15 inches X 15 inches (38 cm x 38 cm)

1. You will use the C2C with the hdc, working the square on the diagonal starting from bottom right corner to top left.

Baby Penguin C2C Square in work

2. The even rows will be worked on the right side of work.

3. The uneven rows will be on the wrong side of work.

4. On the graphic you will read the even rows from top to bottom ↙ and the uneven rows from bottom to top ↗!

- RS: right side
- WS: wrong side

Color abbreviations: (See the color legend in the graph at the end of this post)

  • lb = Light Blue - this is the background color - if you like, you can replace it with any contrasting color of your choice
  • dg= Dusty Grey
  • gh= Grey Heather
  • w= White (Soft White)
  • bl= Black
  • c= Carrot

Baby Penguin C2C Square - Free Crochet Pattern

Baby Penguin C2C Square

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Written instructions

Row 1 [WS]: dg

Row 2 [RS]: w, dg

Row 3 [WS]: gh, dg, lb

Row 4 [RS]: lb, w, dg, gh

Row 5 [WS]: (gh) x 2, dg, (lb) x 2

Row 6 [RS]: (lb) x 2, w, (gh) x 3

Row 7 [WS]: (gh) x 3, dg, (lb) x 3

Row 8 [RS]: (lb) x 3, w, (gh) x 4

Row 9 [WS]: (gh) x 5, w, (lb) x 3

Row 10 [RS]: (lb) x 3, dg, gh, (dg) x 2, (gh) x 3

Row 11 [WS]: gh, (dg) x 3, (bl) x 5, (lb) x 2

Row 12 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 2, w3, (bl) x 2, (dg) x 2, gh

Row 13 [WS]: gh, dg, (bl) x 2, w5, (bl) x 2, (lb) x 2

Row 14 [RS]: (lb) x 2, bl, gh, w7, bl, dg, gh

Row 15 [WS]: gh, dg, bl, w8, gh, bl, (lb) x 2

Row 16 [RS]: (lb) x 2, bl, gh, w9, bl, dg, gh

Row 17 [WS]: gh, dg, bl, w10, gh, bl, (lb) x 2

Row 18 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 2, w6, (bl) x 2, w3, dg, (gh) x 2

Row 19 [WS]: (gh) x 2, dg, bl, w2, (bl) x 4, w, (bl) x 2, w, gh, bl, (lb) x 3

Row 20 [RS]: (lb) x 3, (bl) x 2, w2, bl, w, (bl) x 5, w2, bl, (gh) x 3

Row 21 [WS]: (gh) x 3, dg, w2, (bl) x 5, w4, gh, (bl) x 2, (lb) x 3

Row 22 [RS]: (lb) x 4, (bl) x 2, w4, (bl) x 6, w, bl, (gh) x 4

Row 23 [WS]: (dg) x 3, gh, dg, w2, (bl) x 2, c2, (bl) x 2, w3, gh, (bl) x 2, (lb) x 4

Row 24 [RS]: (lb) x 4, (bl) x 3, gh, w2, (bl) x 3, c2, (bl) x 2, w, bl, gh, w4

Row 25 [WS]: (lb) x 4, w, gh, w2, (bl) x 2, c2, (bl) x 3, (gh) x 2, (bl) x 3, (lb) x 5

Corner - start decreasing!

Row 26 [RS]: (lb) x 4, (bl) x 9, gh, (bl) x 3, w, bl, w, (lb) x 4

Row 27 [WS]: (lb) x 4, dg, w2, (bl) x 12, (lb) x 4

Row 28 [RS]: (lb) x 3, (bl) x 12, w2, bl, (lb) x 4

Row 29 [WS]: (lb) x 4, w4, (bl) x 10, (lb) x 3

Row 30 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 10, w4, bl, (lb) x 3

Row 31 [WS]: (lb) x 3, bl, w2, bl, w, gh, (bl) x 8, (lb) x 2

Row 32 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 7, gh, w, bl, w2, bl, (lb) x 3

Row 33 [WS]: (lb) x 3, bl, w, bl, w2, gh, (bl) x 6, (lb) x 2

Row 34 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 6, w4, bl, (lb) x 3

Row 35 [WS]: (lb) x 3, bl, w3, gh, (bl) x 5, (lb) x 2

Row 36 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 5, (gh) x 3, bl, (lb) x 3

Row 37 [WS]: (lb) x 3, (bl) x 8, (lb) x 2

Row 38 [RS]: (lb) x 2, (bl) x 6, (lb) x 4

Row 39 [WS]: (lb) x 5, (bl) x 4, (lb) x 2

Row 40 [RS]: (lb) x 10

Row 41 [WS]: (lb) x 9

Row 42 [RS]: (lb) x 8

Row 43 [WS]: (lb) x 7

Row 44 [RS]: (lb) x 6

Row 45 [WS]: (lb) x 5

Row 46 [RS]: (lb) x 4

Row 47 [WS]: (lb) x 3

Row 48 [RS]: (lb) x 2

Row 49 [WS]: lb

Baby Penguin C2C Graph

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Baby Penguin C2C Graph

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Baby Penguin C2C Square
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  1. This Penguin is ADORABLE! I think he might be one of my favorites!

  2. Love this nice design would like to make for my granddaughter how would left handed person do as wouldn't it half to be opposite of right handed person

    1. Hi, I'm not 100% sure, but I think as left handed you would need to start from the opposite corner, that means you will start from the bottom left corner and work on the diagonal to top right.