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Hi! I'm Melissa. I'm a thirty-something at-home mom with four boys ten and under - and a new baby girl! I'm LDS, I homeschool, and I knit, crochet, sew, cook, draw, write, and generally hold down the ...

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Chaco Parrot Puppet

from Inner Child Crochet
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Chaco Parrot Puppet
Chaco Parrot Puppet
Chaco Parrot Puppet
Chaco Parrot Puppet
Chaco Parrot Puppet
Chaco Parrot Puppet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Crocheting
  • Crocheting in the Round
  • Basic Hand Sewing
  • Concentration Required

Pattern Description:

Meet Chaco. If you're searching for a challenge, or something to make that will really wow your friends and family, take a look at this pattern! This cheerful parrot puppet works up to about 11" high (not including the tail) and fits a hand up to a woman's size Medium. His unique construction allows him to serve as a charming and attractive stuffed animal when not in use as a puppet - I've never seen another crochet pattern like this! With five pages of directions, including detailed instructions for assembly (complete with diagrams to assist you in putting it all together correctly) and full-color photographs, even the less-experienced crocheter can make this fabulous toy in no time.

Sale of items made from this pattern is authorized. :) Enjoy! I ask that you do me the courtesy of including "(Pattern Name) by Melissa Mall, www.innerchildcrochet.com" with the items that you sell.


7 rows and 7 sts in sc = 2"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" high - not including tail


  • Red Heart Super Saver [100% Acrylic, 364yds/333m per 7oz/198g skein]; 90yds Black, 182yds Red, 65yds Yellow, 65yds Green
  • G/6 Hook (4.25 mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 black 5/8" shank buttons (shown in photos) OR 2 15mm animal eyes
  • Stuffing or Fiberfill
  • Yarn Needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart Super Saver