The Eskimo Kokeshi Mama & Baby Pattern provides instructions for crocheting an adorable mother and baby pair wearing snuggly hoodies. This Eskimo family is a relatively quick project and suitable for advanced beginners. They make great pretend-play toys for children, or cute gifts for family and friends!
Finished Measurements: Height: Mama is 5 inches (12.7 cm) tall, and baby is 3¼ inches (8.3 cm) tall
Level: Advanced beginner. Requires familiarity with stitches used (below), joining rounds, attaching yarn, using textured yarn, and sewing parts together.
Stitches/Terms Used: MR magic ring YO yarn over Ch chain Sc single crochet (insert hook, YO, pull through, YO, pull through) Sl st slip stitch (insert hook, YO, pull through both loops) Dec decrease (single crochet two stitches together) Inc increase (two single crochet in same stitch) BLO back loops only
Materials: • Worsted medium weight (4) yarn skin, hair, and hood/clothing colors • Textured/fluffy white yarn to line hood (Recommended: Bernat’s Pipsqueak) • 3.25 mm crochet hook • Two 9mm plastic safety eyes (for mama) • Two 6mm plastic safety eyes (for baby) • Yarn or embroidery thread for mouth and buttons • Yarn needle • Fiberfill stuffing • Cardboard • Scissors