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I left full-time medical practice when my first daughter was born, and wanted to make some cute outfits for her. That led to learning a host of new skills in various crafts, including sewing, ...

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Eddie Lives the Dream African Flower pat

from Heidi Bears Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Eddie Lives the Dream African Flower pat
Eddie Lives the Dream African Flower pat Eddie Lives the Dream

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic crocheting, Basic Sewing skills

Pattern Description:

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Eddie the zebra and his trusty little plane form the ninth of my patterns that makes use of the African Flower hexagon crochet motif and variations thereof, joined in a specific order to make a recognizable 3D item. I love this African Flower pattern and the creative possibilities of using it to make 3D items :) The plane is made using different African Flower motifs and is an excellent stash buster project, as you only need to use very small amounts of leftover sock yarn to make a motif.

The pattern is explained in a step by step comprehensive photo tutorial and includes charts and instructions for the various African Flower motifs required.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • +/- 30cm by 30 cm


  • Curved sewing needle
  • 1.75mm crochet hook
  • scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • +/-140g of sock weight/fingering weight yarn in total
  • polyester stuffing
  • Haemostats (optional)
  • 7mm wire looped glass eyes or safety eyes

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Colourspun Sock Yarn, Nurturing Fibres Sock Yarn