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FO Friday – It’s Skippy!

19 Jul

I have finally finished the Amber Mystery by FreshStitches.  After the I made the head in the final clue I was pretty sure it was a kangaroo and I was right!

So I would like to introduce you all to Amber …

Amber Final

And she has a joey!! How cute is that!  As a New Zealander I can’t bring myself to say that this is an Australian animal so I am going to say that it is one of the introduced species of wallaby that live here (some were introduced in the late 1800’s).

I am also thinking of renaming her “Skippy” instead of Amber because of Skippy the Bush Kangaroo and also Skippy Cornflakes whose mascot is a kangaroo.

FO FridayI think it might be time to make a New Zealand animal, I will add it to my list of things to make.

I hope everyone has a great weekend.  I have some study to do but hopefully I can find the time to start a new project.  Maybe it is time for some knitting?

Be sure to check out Tami’s Amis Blog for more finished projects.

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10 Comments

Posted by on July 19, 2013 in Amigurumi, Crochet, FO Friday

 

10 responses to “FO Friday – It’s Skippy!

  1. Christina - a Babys Smile Knits

    July 19, 2013 at 11:43 pm

    That has got to be one of the cutest things I have ever seen

     
    • rastastitches

      July 19, 2013 at 11:55 pm

      Thank you. That joey really adds to the cuteness.

       
  2. nutmegknitter

    July 20, 2013 at 12:05 am

    That is adorable! Love the little joey too!

     
    • rastastitches

      July 20, 2013 at 12:11 am

      Thank you. As I was stitching it up I was thinking that I should make more just for fun.

       
  3. Minding My Own Stitches

    July 20, 2013 at 4:47 am

    It’s adorable. The legs look so nice and sturdy and he stands perfectly!

     
    • rastastitches

      July 20, 2013 at 10:41 am

      Thank you. The tail helps with the balance but even before I attached it those feet allow him to stand on its own. It is a nice change for an ami.

       
  4. Anya

    July 20, 2013 at 10:42 am

    SO sweet! The joey is the perfect touch!

     
    • rastastitches

      July 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

      Thank you. I think the joey is the finishing touch to the pattern.

       
  5. iknead2knit

    July 22, 2013 at 2:05 am

    Perfect!

     

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