Brando the Sloth by Ilaria Caliri (aka airali)

Brando the Sloth

August 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
2.5 mm
both US and UK
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This pattern is available for €4.90 EUR buy it now

It really doesn’t matter where he is or what time it is. If Brando finds a good spot, he’ll mount up his hammock and take a good, long nap, dreaming of all the other good spots in the world to laze around.

This adorable design is originally taken from Amigurumi Globetrotters by Ilaria Caliri (, £12.50).

Crochet amigurumi pattern for Brando the Sloth and his crochet hammock.

This is a 7 pages PDF amigurumi pattern (with step by step photos) - Available in English (US terms) and Italian.
The pattern includes instruction and photos to learn:
- how to crochet into both sides of the foundation chain


  • DMC Woolly, merino wool yarn (50 g / 125 m) in brown (color 115) or similar DK weight yarn
  • DMC Natura Just Cotton (50 g / 155 m) or similar fingering weight / 4 ply yarn in: beige (Gardenia 36) dark brown (Tropic brown 22) blue (Turquoise 49)
  • 2.5 mm (US B/1 or C/2) crochet hook
  • a pair of 6 mm safety eyes
  • a safety nose (approx. 12 x 10 mm)
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch markers
  • fiberfill
  • 2 tiny branches (approx. 7 cm long)
  • jute cord
  • wire brush

Skill level: intermediate

Size: 19 cm tall (22.5 cm until the ears) when made with the indicated or similar yarn

Construction: Brando is worked in one piece from the bottom of the legs to the head. Head cover and arms are worked separately and then sewn together.

I’d love to see your Sloth, share a photo on Instagram using the tag #airalidesign @airali_gray