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#040 jorge the jay

"Gorgeous Jorge is a singer-songwriter who once produced a catchy one-line tune and now the whole world thinks he’s something special. He was in the right place at the right time ten years ago and was delivered the chance for a home-run that would provide him with a nest egg for life. But, life is tough when everyone in the business compares what you do now with something critically acclaimed that you did partially by accident a long time ago. To stay relevant against the constantly shifting opinion your feathers have to grow bolder, your beak a bit harder, and you have to start to believe that maybe you are somewhat extraordinary after all." (Kerry Lord, Edward's Menagerie Birds, 2015)
toft ed's animal jorge the jay amigurumi crochet

First seen: Edward's Menagerie: Birds

Original colours: Blue, Cream, Steel and Charcoal

Shown here in: Blue, Cream and Shale

Skill level: 3 - Intermediate

Specialised techniques used (click to see video tuition):

TOFT yarn requirements: Standard DK 125g (50g Blue, 25g Cream, 25g Shale), Large ARAN 300g (100g Shale DK (2 strands together), 100g Cream, 100g Blue DK (2 strands together)), Giant CHUNKY 730g (240g Shale, 240g Cream, 250g Blue DK (4 strands together))

Notes: Colours updated to Blue, Cream and Shale

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