Francois the Fox Guide

Francois the fox kit

1. Check your materials

francois the fox kit supplies

Here’s what’s in your kit:

  1. 2mm hook (if you paid the additional charge)
  2. Poly-fil stuffing
  3. 8mm safety eyes
  4. Stitch marker
  5. Tapestry needle
  6. Orange fingering-weight cotton yarn
  7. White fingering-weight cotton yarn
  8. Black fingering-weight cotton yarn
  9. Green fingering-weight cotton yarn
  10. Light green fingering-weight cotton yarn
  11. Yellow fingering-weight cotton yarn

You’ll also need scissors to cut your yarn, and you may want to use pins to plan where exactly you want to attach the various amigurumi pieces.

2. Download the pattern

Get the instructions for Francois the Fox.

3. Watch the tutorials

Francois uses 2 techniques you might not already have tried before. Watch these tutorials to learn how to:

For more stitches and techniques, check out the rest of our tutorials.

Crocheting Francois's legs can get a little tricky, so watch these videos to see how to make each of his legs and sew the gap in between. All Woobles intermediate patterns use the same technique for the legs, which is why the video shows a bear instead of a fox:

Lastly, most amigurumi have fixed arms, but one of the signature traits of a Wooble are their wide-swinging arms! Here's a video on how to attach movable arms to any amigurumi:


For more stitches and techniques, check out all of our tutorials

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4. Share your progress

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