Toy Design 101

Crochet toys are quick to create, have a high “cute” factor, and make great gifts. Patterns for amigurumi abound,but maybe you haven’t found that perfect pattern. It’s time to design your own! 

Designer: Megan Kreiner

Finished Size Chick: 7″ tall; whale: 6″ tall; mouse: 5″ tall.

Yarn Berroco Vintage (52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon; 217 yd [198 m]/ 3.5 oz [100 g]): #5122 banana (A); #5164 tang (B); #5134 sour cherry (C); #5125 aqua (D); #5100 snow day (E); #5114 aster (F); #5167 dewberry (G); #5145 cast iron (H), 1 hank each.

Hook Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle; polyfill  stuffing; sewing needle; black thread; small piece of black felt.

Gauge 20 sts and 16 rows = 4″ with larger size hook


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