Dexter the Dinosaur Amigurumi


Dexter the Dinosaur Amigurumi


Dexter the Dinosaur Amigurumi
Dexter the Dinosaur Amigurumi

"Meet Dexter, my little green dinosaur. He stands 6.7 inches tall, and he is 13 inches long. If you want to make him, here is what you need: crochet hook (4mm/US G), 2 yarns in contrasting colors (Aran weight), 2 safety eyes (6mm), stuffing, and a tapestry needle. This pattern uses US terminology."


Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet GaugeAny Gauge

Finished Size6.7 inches tall x 13 inches long

Materials List

  • 4mm/US G crochet hook
  • 2 different yarns in Aran weight
  • Tapestry needle
  • A pair of 6mm safety eyes
  • Stuffing

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He looks like a Dexter. I love this pattern. I want to make one of these for every dino lover I know (which is actually everyone).

Dinosaurs continue to fascinate children and adults alike, but Dexter caught my attention for a different reason. If you read though the pattern, youll see that his legs are constructed very differently from most amigurumi. Its a bit tricky, but the designer has provided a wonderfully detailed set of photos showing exactly how to work this part of the pattern. Dont be intimidated give Dexter a try.

Oh Barbara, why did you have to post this for me to see ? I was done making animals for this year. Then I saw a whale so I made an exception. Now I see this little darling. How did you know my grand daughter loves dinosaurs ? I think I can justify making it, to myself by making it as a Christmas gift and putting it in in the box in the closet.

That does it. I'm running out to the store on my way home from work and getting this. I need it. Look how cute!!


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