I was asked to make another koala but in a mini version using fingering weight yarn. Here he is:
Here is the mini koala next to a regular size Nelson the Owl for a size comparison:
He is so tiny and adorable! I really like how he came out!
Pattern: Ricky the Kutie Koala by Stacey Trock from Cuddly Crochet: Adorable Toys, Hats and More
Yarn: Knit Picks Palette Yarn in Almond, White and Black
Hook: US B