Lewis the Dodo Bird, Premium amigurumi pattern 2.0
This is a PATTERN for crochet only, designed to help you make your very own Lewis the Dodo!
All patterns are written in English, in US terms, using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Lewis the Dodo Premium Pattern 2.0 is designed to be easy to read. Whether you are a confident beginner or an expert plushy artist, this pattern comes equipped with everything you need to succeed. When you are finished with your project you will have learned new and useful skills for your art form and created a beautiful piece to cherish.
Updated Premium Patterns now include checkboxes to keep you on track and organized, color coding when needed, and helpful tutorial photos right where you need them (and none where you don’t).
Confident you can do it without helpful photos or checkboxes? This pattern is also available for free in a text-only format (not downloadable) at www.hookedbykati.com.
You Need to Know: Chains (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), increases and decreases, mattress stitch sewing. Be eager to learn and ready to have fun!
For a quick refresher of these basic skills, go to www.hookedbykati.com/basics
You Will Practice Intermediate Techniques:
- How to make a 3-dimensional object in crochet
- How to use pins to perfectly place and attach amigurumi parts
- How to shape using increases and decreases
- How to merge parts to create bird feet
• Red Heart Super Saver yarn, 100% acrylic, worsted weight, 364 yds/7 oz/198 g, Grey Heather (HEA), < 1 ball, Grey (GRY) less than 1 ball, Carrot (CAR) less than 1 ball.
• G (4.00 mm) hook
• Two 15mm colored round-pupil safety eyes
• Polyfil stuffing
• Tapestry needle
• Straight pins
• Stitch markers
11” tall x 8” wide
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You may sell products made by this pattern, but please link back to hookedbykati.com or credit Hooked By Kati on the craft fair tag. Do not copy this pattern for distribution or sale; that’s not nice and slightly illegal.
All my patterns come with unlimited help from me. If you run into a snag, drop me a line! I respond quickly and will help any way I can to clarify any confusion or challenging stitches.