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Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern – Free Link

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo - Belly Patch

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern – Free Link. I had a request from a friend to make a crochet kangaroo as a gift for someone moving to Australia.

Look how cute he turned out!

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern
Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern

For your Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern you will need:

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Handmade Crochet Kangaroo - Head
Handmade Crochet Kangaroo – Head

Stitches / Abbreviations: (Pattern is in UK Crochet Terms)

Swap all DC stitches to SC for US Terms

  • MR – Magic Ring
  • DC – Double Crochet (UK) / SC – Single Crochet (US)
  • INC – Increase
  • DEC – Decrease
  • SS – Slip Stitch
  • St/Sts – Stitch / Stitches

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern – Free Link & Notes

NOTE: This is not my pattern. This lovely pattern is from Lincraft and here is the link:

https://www.lincraft.com.au/jumping-jeff

All credit goes to this fantastic designer.

I omitted the bandana and made him a belly patch instead. I also changed the eyes and nose/mouth to sewn on instead of buttons.

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo - Back
Handmade Crochet Kangaroo – Back

Belly Patch Pattern

Swap DC stitches to SC for US terms
  • Make a magic ring (MR), 6DC into MR (6sts) – do not join to first stitch, carry on working in the round
  • Inc in each st x 6 (12sts)
  • 1DC, inc x 6 (18sts)
  • 2DC, inc x 6 (24sts)
  • 3DC, inc x 6 (30sts)
  • 4DC, inc x 6 (36sts)
  • 5DC, inc x 6 (42sts)
  • 6DC, inc x 6 (48sts)
  • 7DC, inc x 6 (54sts)
  • SS, Fasten off (leaving a long piece of yarn for sewing to body) and sew to kangaroos tummy.
Handmade Crochet Kangaroo - Belly Patch
Handmade Crochet Kangaroo – Belly Patch

He turned out great and I loved making him.  I may turn him into a girl next time with a pouch and a baby joey.

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