Why Not Hop Along And Crochet This Cute Mother And Baby Kangaroo Set?
This adorable crochet mama kangaroo and Joey (baby kangaroo) is just adorable. Best of all, it is a very easy toy to crochet and is a great project for beginners as well as more seasoned crocheters.
When completed, the mama kangaroo should measure approx. 10 inches tall. In metric, that is approx. 25.5 cm tall. The measurements are including the ears.
No crochet mama kangaroo is complete without a little Joey in the pouch. This particular little fellow measures approx. 5 inches tall when completed. In metric, that is approx. 12.5 inches tall.
This adorable set is soft and cuddly and can easily become any baby or toddler’s best friend.
Both the kangaroos are worked in continuous rounds with the right side facing throughout. Gauge is not critical as long as you crocheting is tightly enough for the stuffing not to show through the stitches.
This lovely crocheted toy has been designed by Mary C. Pueschner for Yarnspirations. The yarn used is Caron Simply Soft which is a 100% acrylic yarn. It is a worsted yarn (size 4) and the lovely kangaroo set has been made used two different sizes of crochet hook.
The smaller hook is a 3.75 mm or US size F/3 hook. The larger hook is a 5.0 mm or US size H/8 crochet hook.
To access the FREE pattern for this great cuddly toy, please click here: Crochet Mama Kangaroo & Joey