Amigurumi Red-and-Green Macaw/ Red Parrot by CAROcreated design

Amigurumi Red-and-Green Macaw/ Red Parrot

July 2014
Gründl Cotton Quicl
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches = 4 inches
2.5 mm
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The Red-and-Green Macaw is a large-sized, approximately 90 cm /36” long parrot endemic to South America, from Colombia through to northern Paraguay .

This pattern is written in English and uses US crochet terms.

This listing is for an extensive PDF file which contains full instructions for crocheting and finishing off a Red-and-Green Macaw. Once paid for it is available for you to instantly download.

The file is 44 pages long and contains 68 detailed step-by-step photographs along with full pattern instructions and tips for crocheting, sewing and finishing neatly. In addition to textual instructions, there are also crochet charts.

Please note that this project is not a quick or simple crochet. It takes a lot of time to crochet and finish the parrot and a lot of time is spent on the finishing off. There are lots of separate pieces which require sewing. That said this PDF file will give you all of the information that you need to crochet the Red-and-Green Macaw.

What you will need:

M a t e r i a l s:
• Cotton yarn in 6 different colors (1 ball each of red, green and blue yarn, left over yarn in dark grey, grey and off white)
I used Cotton yarn of different manufacturers (CATANIA – Schachenmayr/ BASIC COTTON – Pro Lana/ COTTON QUICK UNI – Gründl)

Yardage 136 yds. (125 m)
Weight 50g (1.76 ounce)
Yarn Weight Fingering /Sport
Fiber Content 100% Cotton
Texture Plied, 5 ply (12 wpi)

• Hook size 2.5 mm
• Fiberfill
• Optinal: wooden spoon, clamping scissor to simplify the filling
• 2 black glass eyes with wire loop, Ø 3 mm
• Felt (off white)
• Strong thread resistant to tearing for the eyes (dental floss)
• Sewing thread in the colors red, blue, green, off white and dark grey
• Tapestry needle
• Sewing needle
• Stitch marker
• Scissor
• Pencil
• Timber stud

F i n i s h e d S i z e:
approx 15 ½ inches tall (from head tip to tail tip).

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Please do not sell, redistribute or edit this pattern in any way. You may sell the finished products, but please credit me for the pattern.