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Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern – Free Link

Handmade Crochet Kangaroo Pattern

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
Free Pattern Link
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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