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#020 kevin the cassowary


"Kevin is a stay at home dad with a very full nest. Every day his wife goes out to work to do whatever it is she does (something important, something boring – he forgets), and he begins the endless homework, school run and laundry routine. Ensuring that everyone has a polished casque before leaving the house is a task in itself, but thankfully he’s coached them to sprint the school run in under ten minutes so they are very rarely late. When your feet are as big as a cassowary’s, four sets of muddy footprints becomes a day-long undertaking to clear up, not to mention ironing all the long socks, shorts and shirts of their incredibly sporty brood." (Kerry Lord, Edward's Menagerie Birds, 2015)
toft ed's animal kevin the cassowary amigurumi crochet

First seen: Edward's Menagerie: Birds

Original colours: Black, Stone, Blue and Orange

Shown here in: Black, Stone, Blue and Orange

Skill level: 3 - Intermediate

Specialised techniques used (click to see video tuition):

TOFT yarn requirements: Standard DK 125g (50g Black, 25g Stone, 25g Blue, 25g Orange), Large 375g (200g Charcoal ARAN, 100g Stone ARAN, 50g Blue DK (2 strands together), 25g Orange DK (2 strands together), Giant 750g (360 Charcoal CHUNKY, 240g Stone CHUNKY, 100g Blue DK (4 strands together), 50g Orange (4 strands together)

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