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Free Crochet Pattern: Little Koala Amigurumi

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One of the free amigurumi crochet patterns we will share today is the amigurumi koala, whose photos and design belong to Darya Neustroeva. You can learn how to crochet these little koala using the free amigurumi pattern. Thanks to Darya Neustroeva(@darya_neustroeva) for this cute koala. The size of finished toy is approximately 11 cm (4.3″).

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Materials:

• Yarn YarnArt Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acrylic, 50 g/160 m)
• Hook size: 2.0 mm
• 6 mm black beads for eyes
• Black embroidery floss
• Sewing needle and scissors
• Fiberfill

Abbreviations:

R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
BLO = back loop only
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
(…)*6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

LITTLE KOALA AMIGURUMI FREE PATTERN

Head

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) * 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) * 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc) * 6 (36)
R 7-12: 36 sc (6 rows)
R 13: (4 sc, dec) * 6 (30)
R 14: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 15: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 16: (4 sc, dec) * 3 (15)
F.o.

Nose

With black yarn:
Make 5 ch.
Make an oval starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.
R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: 3 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn and crochet on the opposite side of the chain: 2 sc, 2 sc in one st (10)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: 2 inc with grey yarn, 1 inc with white yarn, 3 inc with grey yarn (12)
R 3: Grey: 1 sc, inc, 1 sc; white: inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc; grey: inc, 1 sc, inc, 1 sc, inc (18)
R 4: Grey: 4 sc; white: 6 sc; grey: 8 sc + 2 sc, sl st (18)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

Arms (make 2)

R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: 12 sc
R 4: (2 sc, dec) * 3 (9)
R 5-8: 9 sc (4 rows)
R 9: dec, 7 sc (8)

Change to sweater color:
R 10-11: 8 sc (2 rows)
Stuff only bottom part of the arm.
Fold top of arm flat and 4 sc through both sides across.
F.o.
Legs and body are crocheted as one piece.

Legs (make 2)

With grey yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) * 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) * 6 (18)
R 4: 18 sc

Change to overalls color (for pants change color in R 7):
R 5: 18 sc
R 6: (1 sc, dec) * 6 (12)
R 7-10: 12 sc (4 rows)
F.o.

Don’t cut the yarn when you’ll finish the second leg!
From the second leg: 3 ch, join with the first leg. Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 11: 12 sc on the 1st leg, sc in next 3 ch, 12 sc on 2nd leg, sc in next 3 ch (opposite side) (30)
R 12-15: 30 sc (4 rows)

For the koala in pants crochet R 16 BLO and change the yarn to sweater color.
R 16: (3 sc, dec) * 6 (24)
R 17-20: 24 sc (4 rows)
R 21: (2 sc, dec) * 6 (18)
R 22: 18 sc

Attach arms in the next row (crochet sc of the arm and sc of the body together) or sew them to the body later.
R 23: 3 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 1st arm, 5 sc, 4 sc together with sc of the 2nd arm, 2 sc (18)
R 24: (4 sc, dec) * 3 (15)
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.

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