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Crochet Pattern

Sheldon the Tortoise amigurumi pattern

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I present to you the cutest little tortoise ever! Sheldon is an adorable turtle that is fun and simple to crochet. He makes a great gift for kids and adults so get your hook ready and let’s start!

The pattern also comes with several accessories to help Sheldon be ready for any occasion and weather! In addition, you can use these accessories with other projects as well.

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Sheldon the tortoise wearing a top hat


Here is what you will need to make one yourself:

  • Weight 4 - Medium / Worsted yarn in a variety of colours
  • Crochet hook 4.5mm
  • Bent Yarn needle (helps with assembly
  • Scissors
Sheldon the tortoise

Tortoises are one of the oldest living creatures on this planet!


Here are some facts about Tortoises

  • A group of Tortoises is called a creep, but they most prefer to be alone.
  • Their shell colour tells where they are from. If it light they are from a warmer place in the world.
  • They smell with their mouth. Specifically the roof of their mouth.
  • Their shells are made of 60 interconnected bones.
  • Some Tortoises can living longer than humans, living over 100 years.
  • They can hold their breath for a long time. They also empty their lungs before going into their shells.
Sheldon the tortoise wearing a hat



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tortoise wearing a top hat
tortoise wearing blue hat
tortoise wearing winter hat and scarf

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