This is a toy that measures 12 inches tall and 7 inches wide (at the widest point)
This little clown isn't scary at all :) I found that most clowns looked scary and I wouldn't want my child to have them as a constant companion, with this little guy you won't have any worries about that. He would make a lovely companion to hug and to hold.
There aren't too many choices of dolls for little boys, so I think this may fit the bill, even little boys needed a cuddle companion :)
yarn, small amount of yarn or embroidery floss for the mouth, 4 mm hook, polyester stuffing, 12 mm safety eyes, tapestry needle, 2 decorative buttons and a stitch marker.
Gauge is not important.
This is an advanced beginner project.
Stitches that you should know how to do: sc, BLO, FLO, sl st, sc2tog, ch, Magic ring or circle and double crochet.
Red heart super saver yarn in royal blue, paddy green and pale yellow, you will not use all of the skein, possibly only about 1/4 of a b