Hello there, so much for getting right back to posting. Oh well, life happens right?
Most people know I don't normally buy patterns, there are so many cute patterns out there for FREE that it's hard for me to cough up even a small amount of money. What can I say, I'm cheap.
But, one of my adorable sisters asked me to make a specific toy for her friend with a new baby. I looked up the patterns from www.braidcraft.com.au and, because this was a paying gig, I figured I'd shell out the bucks. And I have to say it was 100% worth it! I got five patterns of the cutest little zoo animals - and considering they were coming to the US from Australia I was floored when I got them in just a few days.
Anyway, my husband was having a rough week and mentioned I haven't made him anything in awhile. So made this little cutie... his name is Bryan...
I used an F hook (rather than the G noted in the pattern) and found some cute colored safety eyes for him. I usually crochet my amigurumi using a hook size smaller than the pattern calls for, just because I don't like to see the stuffing and like the look of a smaller/tight crochet.
So, I have a zebra and an elephant on order - those are next, I'll post as soon as I get them done.