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Crochet Blue Koala Amigurumi

Craft your very own adorable blue koala amigurumi with the art of crochet! This delightful project allows you to create a unique and cuddly toy that will surely bring a smile to anyone's face. With just a few simple stitches and some soft blue yarn, you can bring this charming koala to life. This fun and engaging project will not only test your crochet skills but also provide you with a delightful companion. Using the technique of amigurumi, you can transform a ball of blue yarn into a lovable koala that is perfect for cuddling or displaying as a decorative piece. Let your imagination run wild as you add the finishing touches to your creation, from the koala's cute button eyes to its fuzzy ears. Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or a beginner looking for a new challenge, this project is sure to bring joy and satisfaction as you witness your crochet masterpiece come to life.

Materials

4 GAUGE LIGHT BLUE COTTON YARN 4 GAUGE LIGHT PINK COTTON YARN
4 GAUGE LIGHT GREEN COTTON YARN 4 GAUGE ESMERALD COTTON YARN
4 GAUGE YELLOW COTTON YARN
2.0 GAUGE BLACK COTTON YARN FIBERFILL STUFFING
TAPESTRY NEEDLE
EMBROIDERY NEEDLE
SCISSORS
4 MM AND 2.5 MM CROCHET HOOK STITCH MARKER
10 MM SAFETY EYES

ABBREVIATIONS:
MR: MAGIC RING
SC: SINGLE CROCHET
INC: INCREASE
DEC: DECREASE
CH: CHAIN
SLST: SLIP STITCH
HDC: HALF DOUBLE CROCHET

ARMS:
In Light blue cotton yam
Round 1) 6 SC in MR. (6)
Round 2-7) SC in all 6 stitches. (6)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing. Stuff with fiberfill.

LEGS:
In light blue cotton yam
Round 1) 6 SC in MR. (6)
Round 2-5) SC in all 6 stitches. (6)
Round 6) INC, 5SC. (7)
Round 7) INC, 6SC. (8)
Round 8) INC, 7SC. (9)
Round 9) 2 SC, INC. Repeat 3 times. (12)
Round 10) SC in all 12 stitches. (12)
Stuff with fiberfill.
Round 11) DEC. Repeat 6 times. (6)
Close last 6 stitches with tapestry neddle.
Hide thread.

NOSE:
In esmerald cotton yarn
Round 1) 6 SC in MR. (6)
Round 2) 2 SC in first stitch, 2 SC on second stitch, 2 HDC on third stitch, 2 HDC on fourth stitch, 2 SC on fifth stitch, 2 SC on sixth stitch. (12)
Round 3) SC in all 12 stitches. (12)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.
Stuff with fiberfill.

HEAD:
In Light blue cotton yam
Round 1) 6 SC in MR. (6)
Round 2) INC. Repeat 6 times. (12)
Round 3) SC, INC. Repeat 6 times. (18)
Round 4) 2 SC, INC. Repeat 6 times. (24)
Round 5) 3 SC, INC. Repeat 6 times. (30)
Round 6-10) SC in all 30 stitches. (30)
Next round you will make cheeks.
Round 11) 8 SC ( INC, SC X 3)
3 SC ( INC, SC X 3) 7 SC. (36)
Round 12-16) SC in all 36 stitches. (36)
Round 17) DEC. Repeat 18 times (18)
Place safety eyes between rounds 9 and 10. First eye goes in the same vertical line as the second increase of round 11.
Second eye goes in the same vertical line as the fifth increase of round 11.

Now continue crochetting body.

BODY:
In light blue cotton yarn
Round 18) SC, DEC. Repeat 6 times. (12)
Round 19) SC in all 12 stitches. (12)
Round 20) SC, INC. Repeat 6 times. (18)
Round 21) 2 SC, INC. Repeat 6 times. (24)
Round 22 – 26) SC in all 24 stitches. (24)
Stuff with fiberfill.
Round 27) DEC. Repeat 12 times. (12)
Round 28) DEC. Repeat 6 times. (6)
Close last 6 stitches with tapestry needle.

EARS:
In light blue and esmerald cotton yarn.
First crochet 2 in esmerald color
and then 2 in light blue.
Then join one of each color.
Round 1) 3 SC in a MR. (3)
CHAIN 1 and turn.
Round 2) INC, Repeat 3 times. (6)
CHAIN 1 and turn.
Round 3) SC, INC. Repeat 3 times. (9)
CHAIN 1 and turn.
Round 4) 2 SC, INC. Repeat 3 times. (12)
CHAIN 1 and turn.
Round 5) SC in all 12 stitches. (12)
In case you crochet inner ear: Fasten off and hide thread. In case it is the external ear: continue crocheting

JOINING THE RIGHT EAR:
In light blue cotton yarn
Place the light blue ear with the right side down and place the esmerald ear on top of the light blue one.
Join both ears crocheting: 8 SLST and then at the end we will make a detail that consists of: Chain 3, SLST
(Repeat this sequence 3 times)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing.

JOINING THE LEFT EAR:

In light blue cotton yarn
Place the light blue ear with the right side down and place the esmerald ear on top of the light blue one.
Join both ears crocheting: Chain 3, SLST (Repeat this sequence 3 times)
then keep on doing 8 SLST.

LITTLE FLOWER
In light pink cotton yarn Change hook: 2.5 mm
In a MR crochet: CHAIN 3, SLST. Repeat 5 times.
Close magic ring.
Leave thread for sewing.

BIG FLOWER:
In yellow cotton yarn Change hook: 4.0 mm
In a MR crochet: CHAIN 3, SLST. Repeat 5 times.
Close magicr;TetcdtPiewing.

JOINING 2 FLOWERS:
In light green cotton yarn.

Hook through the magic ring
(it is the some for the hands and the feet)
and pull it out in the first stitch of round 1.

Hook the light green yarn and bring It to the CENTER of the magic ring. Chain 3, SLT ST in the first
stitch of round 1. Then Chain 3, SLT ST in the second stitch of round 1.
Repeat once more Chain 3, SLT ST
in the third stitch of round 1.

Fasten off and hide thread.
Repeat the same in all cases.

ASSEMBLY:
Put pins on the increases from round 11 of the head to see clearly where the cheeks are and thus center the nose correctly.
Sew nose between the cheeks. Sew ears on each side of the head. Sew flowers over left ear.
Sew arms on each side of the body. Sew them on the neckline.
Sew legs on each side of the body.
With white cotton thread embroider light line of the eyes.
With 3 strand black cotton yarn embroider eyelashes.
With 3 strand black cotton yarn embroider eyebrows.
With pink fabric marker blush cheeks.
Congrats! You finished your beautiful baby Koala.

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