Skippy the Kangaroo Mailman by Maxine Velasco

Skippy the Kangaroo Mailman

May 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
1.75 mm
450 - 550 yards (411 - 503 m)
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Developed by Diceberry Designs, Skippy the Kangaroo Mailman was an entry to the first Amigurumi themed contest “Animals at Work” back in 2013 and later became a part of the published book with the same name in 2014. The pattern is written in US terminology and is recommended for easy skill level and above.

Skippy K. Hoppings is the fastest pair of legs in the West. Delivering packages and letters at near-lightning speed while carrying a sunny disposition, she is the epitome of a good service with a smile.

To make this project, you will need:

  • Worsted weight yarn in Brown, Blue, Dark Blue, and White
  • Light worsted weight yarn in Light Blue
  • 3.75mm and 1.75mm crochet hook
  • Black embroidery floss (for crocheting)
  • 9mm Black safety eyes
  • Fiberfill for stuffing
  • 9 inches of craft wire for wiring the doll
  • Craft felt in Taupe for ears and belly
  • Small white button for bag (optional)
  • Yarn and sewing needle
  • Sewing thread in tan or off-white
  • Stitch markers or yarn scraps
  • Sewing pins
  • Scrap paper and pencil/pen for drafting the pattern for the felt piece