Dodo Bird Amigurumi

Hello Amigurumi lovers,

Today we share one free amigurumi crochet pattern again for you. As you know we share new amigurumi free patterns every day. The main crochets are amigurumi gazelles, amigurumi bears, amigurumi pola, amigurumi pandas, amigurumi penguins, amigurumi giraffes, amigurumi llama, amigurumi pigs, amigurumi bunny, amigurumi clowns, amigurumi lambs, amigurumi bees, amigurumi unicorns, amigurumi dolls, amigurumi foxes, amigurumi penguins, amigurumi dinosaurs, amigurumi elephants, amigurumi hippos, amigurumi monkeys, amigurumi cats, amigurumi dogs and more …

Today I will share with you the amigurumi pattern of the dodo bird, which was extinct many years agoThese cute birds that cannot fly, unfortunately, do not exist in our lives today. Your children will love this bird that will look great in our house. You can make the toy in any color you want. The finished size of the toy is 6.7 inches. (17 cm)

Thank you to Maja Hansen, the original owner of the pattern. You can find beautiful amigurumi free patterns on our site here. Let’s start 🙂

Dodo Bird Amigurumi Pattern Instructions

Skill Level: Intermediate
Crochet hook: 2.75 mm (US size C/2)

Materials

  • Safety eyes 9 mm,
  • fiberfill for stuffing,
  • embroidery needle,
  • white thread,
  • pipe cleaner/metal wire

Note: We don’t recommend to use pipe cleaner or metal wire if the amigurumi is for babies/children

Abbreviations

  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • sc – single crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • inc – work 2 sts in same st
  • dec – work 2 sts together
  • blo – back loop only

Note: The color is changed by pulling the new color through the loop of the final stitch of the
previous round.

Yarns

  • Yarn: Rainbow Cotton 8/4
  • Steel Blue (#078) – 1 skein
  • Baby Blue (#032) – 1 skein
  • Black (#009) – 1 skein
  • Sunny Yellow (#055) – 1 skein
  • White (#001) – 1 skein

Dodo Bird Amigurumi

BODY (in Steel Blue)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: inc x 6 [12]
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 [18]
Rnd 4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 [24]
Rnd 5: (3 sc, inc) x 6 [30]
Rnd 6: (4 sc, inc) x 6 [36]
Rnd 7: (5 sc, inc) x 6 [42]
Rnd 8: (6 sc, inc) x 6 [48]
Rnd 9: (7 sc, inc) x 6 [54]
Rnds 10-18: 1 sc in each st [54]
Rnd 19: (25 sc, dec) x 2 [52]
Rnd 20: 12 sc, dec, 24 sc, dec, 12 sc [50]
Rnd 21: 4 sc, dec, 22 sc, dec, 20 sc [48]
Rnd 22: (dec, 22 sc) x 2 [46]
Rnd 23: 6 sc, 2 hdc, hdc dec, 4 hdc, hdc dec, 2 hdc, 28 sc [44]
Rnd 24: 4 sc, 5 hdc, hdc dec, 6 hdc, 12 sc, dec, 13 sc [42]
Rnd 25: 2 sc, hdc dec, 10 hdc, hdc dec, 26 sc [40]
Rnd 26: 3 sc, hdc dec, 3 hdc, hdc dec, 3 hdc, hdc dec, 2 hdc, 10 sc, dec, 11 sc [36]
Rnd 27: 1 sc, 3 hdc, hdc dec, 4 hdc, hdc dec, 3 hdc, 2 sc, dec, 14 sc, dec, 1 sc [32]
Rnd 28: 1 sc, (hdc dec, 3 hdc) x 2, hdc dec, 1 hdc, 8 sc, dec, 8 sc [28]
Rnd 29: 2 sc, hdc dec, 3 hdc, hdc dec, 3 hdc, 3 sc, dec, 7 sc, dec, 2 sc [24]
Rnd 30: (2 sc, dec) x 6 [18]. Stuff the body with fiberfill.
Rnd 31: (1 sc, dec) x 6 [12]
Rnd 32: dec x 6 [6]. Fasten off and weave in the yarn end.

WINGS (make 2 in Steel Blue)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: inc x 6 [12]
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 [18]
Rnds 4-9: 1 sc in each st [18]
Flatten and work 9 sc through both layers. Sew to the body between rnd 12 and 13

EYES (make 2 in White)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: inc x 6 [12]
Rnd 3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 [18]. Fasten off. Put aside and sew to head later on, using white thread or the yarn end.

BEAK AND HEAD (start with Black)

Rnd 1: 5 sc in a magic ring [5]
Rnd 2: inc x 2, 3 sc [7]
Rnd 3: 1 sc, hdc inc x 2, 4 sc [9]
Rnd 4: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, dc inc, 1 hdc, 4 sc [10]
Rnd 5: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, dc inc x 2, 1 hdc, 4 sc [12]
Rnd 6: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, dc inc, 2 dc, dc inc, 1 hdc, 4 sc [14]
Rnd 7: 2 sc, 1 hdc, (dc inc, 1 dc) x 3, 1 hdc, 3 sc, inc [18]
Rnd 8: 2 sc, 2 hdc, 1 dc, dc inc, 3 dc, dc inc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 5 sc [20]
Rnd 9: 3 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, (dc inc, 2 dc) x 2, dc inc, 1 dc, 2 hdc, 3 sc, inc, 1 sc [24]
Rnd 10: 5 sc, (inc, 4 sc) x 3, inc, 3 sc [28]
Rnd 11: 5 sc, dec, 13 sc, dec, 6 sc [26]

Change to Baby Blue yarn.

Rnd 12: 1 sc in each st [26]
Rnd 13: 8 sc, dec, 6 sc, dec, 8 sc [24]
Rnd 14: 11 sc, dec, 9 sc, dec [22]
Rnd 15: 6 sc, dec, 8 sc, dec, 4 sc [20]
Rnds 16-17: 1 sc in each st [20]
Rnd 18: (4 sc, inc) x 4 [24]
Rnd 19: (3 sc, inc) x 6 [30]
Rnd 20: (4 sc, inc) x 6 [36]
Rnd 21: (5 sc, inc) x 6 [42]
Rnd 22: 18 sc, (inc, 6 sc) x 2, inc, 9 sc [45]
Rnd 23: 18 sc, 2 hdc, hdc inc, 7 hdc, hdc inc, 7 hdc, hdc inc, 3 hdc, 5 sc [48]
Rnd 24: 21 sc, 2 hdc, hdc inc, 10 hdc, hdc inc, 5 hdc, 8 sc [50]
Rnd 25: 22 sc, 5 hdc, hdc inc, 8 hdc, hdc inc, 3 hdc, 10 sc [52]
Rnd 26: (25 sc, inc) x 2 [54]

Change to Steel Blue yarn.

Rnds 27-32: 1 sc in each st [54]. Sew on the eyes between rnd 20 and 23. Make room for
the safety eyes by pushing the crochet hook in between stitches. Attach the safety eyes.
Rnd 33: (7 sc, dec) x 6 [48]
Rnd 34: (6 sc, dec) x 6 [42]
Rnd 35: (5 sc, dec) x 6 [36]
Rnd 36: (4 sc, dec) x 6 [30]
Rnd 37: (3 sc, dec) x 6 [24]. Stuff the head with fiberfill.
Rnd 38: (2 sc, dec) x 6 [18]
Rnd 39: (1 sc, dec) x 6 [12]
Rnd 40: dec x 6 [6]. Stuff with fiberfill. Fasten off and weave in the yarn end.

NECK (in Steel Blue)

Ch 6 and make a ring with a sl st in the first ch.

Rnds 1-8: 1 sc in each st (8).

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Stuff the neck firmly with pipe cleaner. Stuff the pipe cleaner into the head and sew on the neck between round 27 and 29. Stuff the other end of the pipe cleaner into the body and sew on the neck between rnd 7 and 9.

LEGS (make 2 in Sunny Yellow)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: in blo 1 sc in each st [6]
Rnds 3-5: 1 sc in each st [6]
Rnd 6: 2 hdc, 1 sc, 2 sl sts, 1 sc [6]
Rnds 7-9: 1 sc in each st [6]. Stuff the legs with fiberfill and/or pipe cleaner. If using pipe cleaner, make it long enough to push into the body. Sew the legs on to the body between rnd 20 and 21 using the yarn end.

TOES AND FEET (make 6 toes in Sunny Yellow)

Rnd 1: 6 sc in a magic ring [6]
Rnd 2: (1 sc, inc) x 3 [9]
Rnds 3-4: 1 sc in each st [9]
Rnd 5: 7 sc, dec [8]
Rnd 6: 6 sc, dec [7]
Rnd 7: 5 sc, dec [6]

Fasten off 2 toes.

Rnd 8: Continue crocheting the 3 toes together (see picture 1 below). Work 2 sc over the middle toe (see picture 2 below), 5 sc over the next toe (see picture 3 below), 2 sc over the middle toe and 5 sc over the first toe. There will be one st remaining between the toes (14)
Rnd 9: 1 sc in each st [14]
Rnd 10: (5 sc, dec) x 2 [12]
Rnds 11-12: 1 sc in each st [12]
Rnd 13: dec x 6 [6]
Rnds 14-16: 1 sc in each st [6]. Fasten off and weave in the yarn end. Do not stuff. Sew the feet to the legs.

Done. Have Fun!

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