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Here's how to crochet a great pet rock:
Small amount gray worsted weight yarn
Size H crochet hook
Small amount fiberfill stuffing
2 small wiggle eyes
Size: 2 1/2" tall
Gauge: 2 rounds of dc =1"
Note: Weave in loose ends as work progresses.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, join w sl st in 1st ch to form ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join w sl st in top of ch 3 (12 dc).
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, * dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * around, join as before (16 dc).
Rnds 3-4: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join as before (16 dc).
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, * dc in next 2 dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, rep from * around, join as before, fasten off, leaving a 12" length of yarn for sewing (12 dc).
Stuff rock lightly with fiberfill. Weave 12" length of yarn through tops of Rnd 5 dcs, pull to close hole, secure with a few sts. Glue on wiggle eyes. Let dry. Enjoy!
For children 3 and under, eliminate the wiggle eyes and embroider 2 French knots for eyes.