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Didi the Dodo

Materials

  • Yarn/wool: I have used Catania yarn from Schachenmayr in turquoise (0253 – 50g),yellow (0208 < 50g), red (0115 < 50g), blue (0400 < 50g) and white (0106 < 50g)color. For the book: Catania yarn in red (0115 < 50g) and black (0110 < 50g) color.
  • Crochet hook: 3.0 mm
  •  Tapestry needle
  •  Filling
  •  Scissors
  •  Approx. 160 cm of single core copper PVC-coated electrical wire (diameter: 3 mm) Rubber tape (electrician’s tape) 1,5 cm wide to secure wire ends
  •  Pliers for cutting wire
  • Two 9 mm black safety eyes

AbbreviationsSt(s) – stitch(es)Ch – chainSc – single crochetHdc – half double crochetDc – double crochetInc – increase (2 sc in next st)Dec – decrease (2 sc worked off together)Slst – slip stitch(nr) – indicates the total number of stitches in the current row/round()* – repeat the instruction stated in pharanthesis all around()3-times – repeat the instruction stated in pharanthesis 3-timesFO – fasten offImportant NotesAll rounds are worked in a continuous spiral (except eyelids, hair, tail feathers,wings and book). Do not join or turn, unless instructed otherwise You may find it useful to use a stitchmarker for counting your rounds

  •  Take your time to create your Amigurumi’s face, it is a very important part of thefinal result
  •  While stuffing and making the wire frame take care to give each part a nice shape
  •  Using invisible decrease instead of decrease makes the final result nicerSize of finished figureUsing the given yarn and hook size Didi the Dodo will be approximately 28 cm tall

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