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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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Thandi, African Flower Rhino crochet pat

from Heidi Bears Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Thandi, African Flower Rhino crochet pat
Thandi, African Flower Rhino crochet pat Thandi the rhino

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic crocheting
  • Basic sewing skills

Pattern Description:

Thandi is the eighth 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 She's also an excellent stash buster project, as you only need to use very small amounts of leftover sock yarn to make a motif.

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Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 15cm x 28cm


  • +/- 140g of different colors of yarn
  • Sock weight/fingering weight yarn
  • 1.75mm crochet hook
  • 12mm wire looped glass eyes (optional)
  • plastic safety eyes 12mm
  • Tapestry needle
  • Curved sewing needle
  • polyester stuffing
  • scissors
  • basic sewing supplies

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

superwash merino


all different colors