Nathan the Platypus by Stacey Trock

Nathan the Platypus

April 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
270 yards (247 m)
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Meet Nathan the Platypus!

This cutie is originally hails from Australia, but he’s looking to snuggle in your home! Nathan measures 15” long from bill to tail.

To complete this pattern, you’ll need:

  • Size H (5.0mm) hook, or size to get a nice-looking fabric
  • 3 colors of worsted weight yarn (Ella Rae Classic used in the sample): brown (145 yards), tan (120 yards) and white (10 yards)
  • A pair of 12mm plastic craft eyes
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Tapestry needle

This platypus is an intermediate-level pattern (since he has a number of pieces!), but requires simple crocheting!
You’ll need to:

  • single crochet
  • decrease
  • increase

This pattern is a pdf that contains progress photos of all the important steps, so you won’t get lost! You can email me anytime with questions :)