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Top 10 colourful critters to knit and crochet

Category:
Animals, Feature, Pattern
Author:
4 Mar 2014
Top 10 colourful critters to knit and crochet

There’s something magical about turning a ball of yarn into a adorable animal, complete with its own unique personality. Here’s our top 10 patterns from around the web…

Heidi Bears Happypotamus
1) We are completely in love with Cindy Eggleston’s version of Heidi Bears’ Happypotamus pattern. It’s cleverly made up of African flower hexagons.
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Easy Easter Bunny
2) Easter’s not too far away so we will definitely be making use of this adorable free pattern.
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Sweet owl
3) This sweet owl can be used as a toy or a container. We especially love his spiral ears.
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Gruff the sheep
4) LGC designer Amanda Berry makes wonderfully charismatic toys and Gruff the sheep from issue 59 is no exception!
Pattern: Issue 59 of LGC Knitting & Crochet

Horse White Dream
5) On first glance, it’s hard to tell that this amazing work of art is crocheted.
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Squidpocalypse
6) With all those tentacles, you’d think squids would be better drivers.
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Periquito
7) Cute, realistic and easy to care for, what’s not to love about these budgie beauties?
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Basil the Boogie-Woogie Brontosaurus
8) It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to Basil the Boogie-Woogie Brontosaurus!
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Amigurumi dragon
9) Get your amigurumi on with this sweet free pattern.
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Jingga the orange tabby cat
10) It’s those loopy whiskers that make this creation even more amazing.
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Issue 59 of LGC Knitting & Crochet is a toy special and is on sale from 7th March. Preview all of the patterns on our Ravelry page here

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