Kleo And Kelly The Kangaroos

crochet kangaroo

Meet Kleo and Kelly the kangaroos! Kelly loves to cuddle in her mother’s pouch while Kleo hops around happily. This kangaroo family is the perfect activity toy for your little ones.

With this easy to follow pattern of mama and baby kangaroos you can create a lovely gift for an expecting mother or a kid’s birthday!

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Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight (50gr/125m) cotton yarn in ginger and beige. Small amount of black embroider thread for the noses.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Ginger Gold (383) and Linen (505).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8 and 5 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.

Gauge
28 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.

Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 13 cm (5.1 in) tall.

Difficulty
Intermediate. Basic crochet and sewing skills required.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
hdc: half double crochet
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
BOR: beginning of round
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

amigurumi kangaroo

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