Tiny-Rex the Pocket Dino
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Tiny-Rex the Pocket Dino is the cutest little T-Rex you’ll ever meet! This mini dinosaur doll is a quick, easy, and no-sew amigurumi, meaning it’s made in one piece! A full video tutorial is included, making this a very beginner-friendly project. It’s recommended to use super bulky chenille velvet or blanket yarn. For a tinier keychain size, you can use worsted weight or thinner yarns!
Tiny Rex is the perfect ami to make for craft fairs, markets, or kids party favors. This unisex and gender neutral toy will appeal to all: boys, girls, children, adults, and everyone in-between! It’s a great last-minute birthday gift and Christmas holiday gift. This squishy plushie can also be used for therapy as a sensory fidget or stress relief object. Its arms and legs are stumpy nubs that you can rub or twiddle with. Soft “spikes” on its back provide tactile stimulation. This pocket sized plush makes a great friend, especially for people with anxiety, ADHD/ADD, or autism.
The free written pattern version does not have photos. The PDF pattern includes 56 progress photos as part of a detailed photo tutorial to help guide you through the dino-making process.
Height: 3.5 inches (9 cm)
★★☆☆☆ Beginner/Easy. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below).
Stitches/Terms (US Terms):
FO = fasten off
YO = yarn over
sk = skip (a stitch)
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = increase (insert 2 sc in same st)
dec = decrease (sc 2 sts together)
Hook: https://amzn.to/3w2yHLf (5mm)
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