UPDATE June 27, 2017! The Kinder Surprise as I know and love is still banned here in the USA. Ferraro, the company who manufactures them, is releasing an “American-proof” version – a pink one for girls and a blue one for boys (ugh, really?). The new product, Kinder Joy, is an egg where one half is all candy, and the other half is all toy. Read about it here.
So sorry, all these years later you still have to source your contraband for the crochet project below from somewhere outside the USA!
The universe really wants me to be thinking about Kinder Surprise eggs! Yesterday I blogged about how they’re illegal in the USA and while I was writing/researching that post, I was alerted to these cuties: