Whales set pattern includes Mama whale, Baby whale and a lifebelt. The pattern works well with any kind of yarn. Just make sure you use appropriate hook and produce dense fabric so the stuffing doesn’t show through.
If crocheted with cotton yarn (sport category) and 2.5 mm steel crochet hook, approx. measurements are: Mama whale – 5″ (13 cm) in length; Baby whale – 3″ (7 cm) in length; Lifebelt – 2.5″ (6.5 cm) in diameter
If done with ww yarn and F crochet hook approx. measurements are: Mama whale – 7″ (17.5 cm); Baby whale – 3.5″ (9 cm); Lifebelt- 3.5″ (9 cm) in diameter
Sample whales are crocheted with 4-ply cotton yarn, sport category, and 2.5mm steel crochet hook.
Pattern requires intermediate amigurumi crochet skills, but it's easy to follow.
PDF document of 11 pages with detailed instructions and 31 photos illustrating the process.