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Koala Amigurumi Pattern

Koala Amigurumi Pattern

November 8, 2010 /

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I found a Koala Amigurumi Pattern in the Woman’s Day website and I have some off-white and gray organic cotton yarns on hand, so I made a pair of these small little stuffed koalas for my kids in reverse color.

[Update: Sorry that the Woman’s Day has removed the pattern link, please get the pattern here.]

Some ideas to make it differently:
1. This adorable little koala is about 3-5″ tall only (depend on your yarn and the matching hook size), install a key ring on its head and turn it into a key chain, hang it to the bag’s zipper.
2. If we sew the limbs closer to the center of the body and insert 4 small strong magnets to the tip of each limb, you can make it “huggy” and hug on a tree branch or at the edge of your curtain or your pencil, ruler, etc…
3. And, and…. instead of poly-fills, stuff beads into the body to weight it down and with the magnets of its limbs, it can be a cute memo holder on your desk too 🙂
4. Use a chunkier yarn and bigger hook, crochet a giant version to become a soft toy.

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Koala Amigurumi

Koala DIY 1Follow the crochet pattern to crochet all the parts of the koala, which consist of:
1 head (stuff firmly and complete)
1 body
1 nose
2 ears
4 limbs
Remember to leave a long yarn end (about 6-8″) for every part so that you will have enough yarn to sew.
You need 2 black beads (I used about 5.5mm or 7/32″ to match the size of the head I crocheted).
Tapestry needle and scissors.

Koala DIY 2Find the appropriate positions for the ears, approx at the center of the vertical cross-section of the head, middle of the height.

Koala DIY 3Sew to attach the nose in the center between the 2 ears.
Sew eyes 2 stitches away from the nose.

Koala DIY 4Stuff the body firmly and sew it to the bottom of the head.

Crochet Pattern for Amigurumi Koala BearLastly, stuff and sew the limbs to the body. ~~Done~~

 

 

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