Do you know how much fun it is to make amigurumi animals? And even better when they are one of the national animals of the country I have chosen to call home!
This little guy I made for my very good friend back in England, for her son’s 1st birthday.
He’s based on the brilliant pattern by Belle & Grace Handmade Crochet. Amanda designs some incredibly lifelike and fun amigurumi patterns and I have made a fair few of her guys. She’s got a real knack for writting patterns that are easy to follow, which means you end up with a result you can be proud of.
While you have the option to make a pouch for a little joey, the pattern doesn’t come with a joey included. so I just went ahead and made my own little due to fit in Mama Kangaroo’s pouch.
I think it passes as a baby joey…
I made sure to attach the little guy, so that he wouldn’t be lost! My friend tells me her son loved his gift!