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Ravelry: Zookeepers pattern by Megan Kreiner
The Royal Family
pattern available on Ravelry
OH MY! Link to similar pattern on Ravelry: www.ravelry.com/... or this: www.ravelry.com/...
Lambie, not so tiny, but pretty cuuuuute!
The pattern is 'grandma's dishcloths' from Ravelry
roll up armadillo amigurumi - link to ravelry pattern
gnome family pattern
Laurel by Jared Flood (this links to knitter's flickr photo, but the pattern link is here: www.ravelry.com/...)
Knitted acorn on Ravelry