Famous Rabbits - Frida Kahlo - Amigurumi Crochet Pattern PDF


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Crochet a rabbity homage to iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with this comprehensive written pattern. It's a delightful and captivating make, with lots of colourful details to keep things interesting.

Frida is the second instalment in Pony McTate's "Famous Rabbits" series. 20% of the proceeds from the sale of this pattern goes to Mujeres De Maiz (www.mujeresdemaiz.com), a grassroots arts collective in East Los Angeles empowering womxn of colour.

This 12-page pattern is written in English in UK crochet terms and includes a conversion chart to US terms. It features detailed notes, step-by-step tutorials, plenty of colour photographs and charts for some of the tricky bits.

Suitable for intermediate-level crocheters who are confident reading crochet patterns. Some fiddliness.

Using the specified hook and yarn, your Frida will measure about 30cm (12in) from feet to tips of ears.

* A 2.5mm (B/1 or C/2) hook
* Yarn: I used Scheepjes Catona yarn (4ply, 100% mercerised cotton) as follows:

- One 50g (125m) ball each of 502 (Camel) and 114 (Shocking Pink).
- One 25g (62m) ball each of 110 (Black), 514 (Jade) and 115 (Hot Red)
- One 10g (25m) ball each of 208 (Yellow Gold), 2810 (Tangerine), 521 (Deep Violet) and 105 (Bridal White.
- Plus a small amount of yellow embroidery floss.

You can substitute any weight yarn and the appropriate size hook. Be aware that your finished size and yardage may differ.

* 9mm safety eyes
* Notions: scissors, tapestry needle, stitch marker.
* Polyester stuffing.
* Thin plastic or card to stabilise the feet.
* Wire (optional): I used 1.6mm (14 gauge) tie wire from a building supply shop but you could use heavy-duty florist wire.

Your Frida is crocheted primarily in the amigurumi method, i.e. in a continuous spiral, rather than by joining each round. Her body and head are worked in one piece, then her limbs, ears and adornments are sewn on afterwards.

The wheelchair that features in this pattern was designed by Sharon Ojala of Amigurumi To Go (www.amigurumitogo.com). You can find the pattern free on her website. The modifications I made to Sharon's design are included in this pattern.

This PDF is for personal use only. The sale, copying or distribution of this pattern, or any part of it, online or elsewhere, is strictly prohibited. You may sell finished products made from this pattern if you clearly credit Pony McTate [www.ponymctate.com @ponymctate] as the designer. If you sell online finished products made from this pattern, you must clearly credit me as above in the listing description.

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For more crochet fabulousness, check out my other patterns or find me on Instagram at @ponymctate

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5 out of 5 stars

Love this pattern! So easy to follow! Thank you! And so cute!

AC 23 Nov, 2022

4 out of 5 stars

Overall, I loved the pattern! The pattern was easy to read but I would have loved more picture examples of how to do the different types of colors and cats. I’m a visual learner so it’s a bit difficult to follow along with words sometimes!

Trinity 17 Nov, 2022

4 out of 5 stars

The pattern is great, I didn't mind there not being explicit instructions for how to make other cats, that's easy enough, and I'd seen uk crochet terms before so that was fine. I would have liked more details on the joining and the back though, I ended up having to get advice elsewhere.

Katelyn Milkowski 23 Oct, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely beautiful pattern looks so cute made up.

Amanda Reilly 23 Sep, 2022

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