Thursday, 17 January 2013

Amigurumi turtle

Amigurumi crochet - what is it?


 It is the Japanese art of knitting or crochet small stuffed animals or anthropomorphic objects


I have made a few of these and it is such fun. When my son saw the first turtle I made , he immediately ordered one in different colors for a "girlfriend" 



This is what  the fist one  looked like













 And this was the blue and green that my son ordered





 CUTE:






I found the original pattern here

I hope you enjoy making turltles (or tortoises )

This is one of my pet tortoises  -  They Love tomatoes!  BUT We are not supposed to give them a lot of tomatoes and veggies as they have to get their fibre from natural grass - but we do feed them lucerne which is good for them




 Have a wonderful day! 







7 comments:

  1. The turtles are fantastic! I am dying to make a couple for my little boys, though they are little demons and will probably just wrestle with them. :) Thanks for sharing the pattern!

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  2. Thanks Kelly, I really enjoyed making them, I will probably make more because I'm going to have a grandchild - hehe. All the amugurumi is fun but these at too cute for word.

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  3. Your little animals are so pretty. And I'm sure your new grandchild will love anything grandma makes.

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  4. I had no idea amugurumi existed! I really need to learn how to crochet, cos I am dying to make small stuffed animals - they're so cute :) Thanks for sharing, found via the Anything Goes linky!

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  5. Thanks you all - its nice to see & learn new things - for me too! - I only started two years ago - with crochet

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  6. Very cute...both the crochet version and the real tortoise. Had no idea that they eat tomatoes.

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  7. Thanks everyone, if you enjoy your quilting, have a look at my new post on the homepage of my blog - some of my mom's beatiful quilts.

    http://clevercraftscrochet.blogspot.com/

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