Celebrate the holidays with a sweet little manger scene in the amigurumi style. Made with worsted-weight yarn, this set includes Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, angel, three wise men, and animals. Standing figures are about 6” tall; animals are 3 1/2”=4” tall, and baby in manger is 2 1/2” x 4”. Pattern is written in American terminology.
Worsted/aran weight yarn in colors specified in each pattern, or colors of choice. Colors needed to make items shown are skin color or colors (lt. peach for items shown in photo), raspberry, medium blue, lt. gold, gold, tan, brown, lt. gray, dk. gray, turquoise, teal, red, lavender, purple, orange,medium pink, white.
Items may also be made with DK-weight yarn for slightly smaller results.
F (3.75 mm) or G (4 mm) crochet hook
For eyes for Mary, Joseph, Angel and Wise men: 5 mm half-ball shank buttons or other eyes as desired. I used #753 Black 5mm La Petite buttons by Blumenthal Lansing, from Hancock Fabrics.
For Baby, Donkey and Lamb: 4mm shiny black beads for eyes
Scraps of lightweight cardboard
Sewing needle and thread for eyes