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Category Scheepjes Publications, Soft Toys, Children, Baby, YARN - The After Party
Suggested yarn Metropolis
Type Cuddly toy
Technique crochet
Sizes Height 21cm (8.3in)
Languages dutch english-uk english-us french german spain swedish
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YARN - The After Party 64 Finn the Dodo

By Mike Brooks

In memory of the long-time extinct dodo bird, endemic to the island of Mauritius, designer Mike Brooks has brought Finn the Dodo to life through crochet. Made using Scheepjes Metropolis, see just how this premium blend yarn becomes the ideal match for soft, cuddly Amigurumis.


  • Scheepjes Metropolis (75% Extra Fine Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 50g/200m)
    Yarn A: 079 Munich x 1 ball
    Yarn B: 036 Tehran x 1 ball
    Yarn C: 076 Sevilla x 1 ball
    Yarn D: 030 Toulouse x 1 ball
    Yarn E: 080 Hamburg x 1 ball (or oddments)
  • 3mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Polyester filling
  • 2 x 8mm black safety eyes

The pattern for the Finn the Dodo, designed by Mike Brooks, is featured in YARN - The After Party 64. This issue of YARN - The After Party is available as a printed booklet in English (UK), Dutch, German and Swedish via Scheepjes retailers, or as a digital download via Ravelry in these languages plus English (US), French and Spanish.

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