Gerald and Ginger Guinea Pigs
LANGUAGE - Pattern is written in English, downloads avaialble for UK and US crochet terminology.
SIZE - Gerald approximately 19cm (7.5"), Ginger approximately 17cm (7") depending on yarn and hook choices and individual tension.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL - Gerald is advanced due to complex colour changes (although you could just make them up!). Ginger is beginner level.
SKILLS - amigurumi style crochet (crochet spiral round), magic ring, dc (sc), htr (hdc), increases and decreases. Colour changes. Basic embroidery for the face and sewing to attach parts. Lazy daisy embroidery stitch for feet.
MATERIALS NEEDED - 3.5mm (E/4) crochet hook, dk (Light Worsted) weight yarn in 3 colours for Gerald and 1 colour for Ginger plus a little pink for the facial features and feet, 2 x 9mm (0.4") toy safety eyes for each guinea pig, polyester toy stuffing, yarn needle. Stitch markers.