Galahs might just be some of the prettiest birds on the planet. They’re like a cross between parrots and parakeets, all while coming in a beautiful variety of shades of gorgeous purples, grays, and pinks
No wonder they are often the bird of choice for people to make puppets and toys out of!
And, if you’ve been on this website for any amount of time, you know how much we love to see an intricate and beautiful design like this replicated through crochet (see also: 10 Beautiful Crochet Wedding Favors Basket & Gift Patterns For Crochet Inspiration).
It’s one of the reasons that this bird has become such a popular crochet pattern (see also: 10 Beautiful Crinoline Lady Motif Patterns For Crochet Inspiration (Beautiful Decoration For A Tote Bag))for experienced crocheters to try out for themselves, with a massive menagerie of different patterns out there for people to find.
In this guide, we have collected some of the best patterns out there for you so that you can recreate this amazing bird for yourself.
Whether you use these patterns for inspiration, or simply wish to copy these patterns thread-for-thread, that’s up to you!
Starting us off with an adorable galah design that is sure to be a hit with the kids, and a healthy challenge to make, we have this particular crochet design!
Amigurumi is a subset of crochet patterns that first became popular in Japan, where crocheters use their skills to craft adorable miniature versions of popular animals from yarn and stuffing.
And if we’re talking cute, of course, the galah bird is going to be involved somehow
This Crochet toy has all the bright colors that you could want in a recreation of this dazzling bird species from down under, from the bright pinks to the muted, but still vibrant grays of the wings.
Of course, the round, bulbous head ends up making this pattern look more silly and cute than anatomically correct. But when you’re making a puppet/toy for kids, why wouldn’t you want it to be funny and adorable?
Of course, there is more than one way to craft a galah bird from crochet yarn, so you’d better believe that there are plenty of patterns out there for you to choose from.
This particular pattern is sure to be a fine test of your skills as a crafter, and we can’t wait to see what you create from this!
If you’re looking for a real challenge when it comes to making your galah puppets and toys from crochet, then you’ll want to check out this pattern design on Etsy.
There’s just something a little punk about this pattern, but in a way that just comes off as even more adorable! Maybe it’s the adorable pink stylizing of the head feathers into a swooping hairstyle.
Whatever it is, it lends a unique character that we haven’t seen yet!
Plus, this pattern even comes with an extra bunny ear bobble hat pattern that you can make for your new, little cotton yarn friend! How cute is that?
Going from punk pretty to pretty silly, this next crochet pattern (see also: 13 Crochet Beach Day Beach Cover-Up Patterns)take on a galah bird goes in a very different direction, but one that is just as adorable as the others that we have covered!
All the colors that you’d expect by this point are here, and are part of a galah bird pattern that looks a little more… well, like a bird!
With its longer, spindly legs, it stands out from the other patterns that we have covered.
Of course, the giant head and googly-eyed design make this galah bird look hilarious, and is sure to be a hit with any child that loves this iconic Aussie bird!
Talk about a left turn when it comes to design choices!
Brian the galah is a crazy crochet design that is just as impressive as it is silly to look at!
If some of the designs for crochet galahs could be described as being a little punk, this one goes the whole hog (well, bird in this case), with a spiked feather/hairstyle that tries to emulate galah head feathers in a way that is both striking, and still kind of adorable.
Plus, this pattern can be purchased alongside the necessary yarn needed to make him. It’s kind of the whole package!
Does it look kind of ridiculous? Absolutely! But isn’t that kind of the point with these puppet toys?
We’re back with another amigurumi crochet design for you to try out!
With a head that is more bobble than anatomical, this crochet pattern(see also: 10 Beautiful Crochet Christmas Napkin Holder Patterns For Crochet Inspiration) certainly looks the part of a galah bird.
If you love a crochet bird pattern (see also: Free Crochet Pattern For Giant Granny Square Design)that will be as much fun for you to make and admire as it will be to play with this is a great pattern of choice!
Okay, so this pattern isn’t so much a real toy or puppet as it is… well, a 2D pattern.
Still, considering that it’s a great pattern of choice for beginners to get stuck into and that it’s probably the most anatomically accurate depiction of a galah bird on this list, we felt that it earns a spot on this list of a worthwhile crochet pattern that you should take a look at.
This next set doesn’t just come with a galah bird crochet pattern, (see also: 10 Two Piece Crochet Set Patterns)but a whole set!
Coming with not just the pink bird in question, but also an adorable cockatoo and kookaburra to boot, how could anyone not want a little pack of these pristine-looking birds in their home?
With instructions that are very easy to follow, as well as a handy 6-page guide, these patterns will be a great way to get a newbie interested in crocheting (see also: 10 Beautiful Baseball Crochet Patterns For Crochet Inspiration)for the first time!
Solid pun aside, this tiny little pattern might just be the smallest galah bird design on this list. But that comes with its perks. For starters, just look at how cute these little guys are!
Secondly, the small size, while a little tricky for newcomers, also makes these birds a quick project to try out as well!
So, which pattern will you try first?