Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Crochet Bear

I made this little crochet bear a few weeks ago.  I started off with a pattern, then didn't like how it was turning out and redid it how I wanted. So here is a new pattern!

CROCHET BEAR PATTERN

BODY
chain 2
1st Rnd: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Join with slip st in 1st sc
2nd Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, (2 sc in next sc) 5 times. Sl st into 1st sc (12 sc)
3rd Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc) 5 times. Sl st in    1st sc (18 sc)
4th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 2 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc) 5 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (24sc)
5th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in 1st sc.
6th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 3 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc) 5 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (30sc)
7th - 12th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in first sc. (30 sc)
13th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc) 6 times. Sl st in 1st sc (24 sc)
14th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in first sc. (24 sc)
15th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc) 6 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (18 sc)
16th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in 1st sc. (18 sc)
17th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next sc) repeat 6 times. Sl st in 1st sc.
Fasten off and stuff body. Don't close the neck opening!

HEAD
chain 2
1st Rnd: 6 sc in second chain from hook. Join with a sl st in first sc.
2nd Rnd: 2 sc in each sc (12 sc)
3rd Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 3 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc) 2 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (15 sc)
4th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 4 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 4 sc) 2 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (18 sc)
5th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 5 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 5 sc) 2 times. Sl st in 1st sc, (21 sc)
6th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain,1 sc in next 6 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 6 sc) 2 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (24 sc)
7th - 8th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in 1st sc. (24 sc)
9th Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 3 sc, (sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc) 5 times. Sl st in 1st sc (30 sc)
10th - 11th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in first sc.
12th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next 4 sc) 4 times. Sl st into 1st sc.
13th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next 3 sc) 4 times. Sl st in 1st sc.
14th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc) 4 times. Sl st in 1st sc.
15th Rnd: ch 1, (sc2tog, 1 sc in next sc) 4 times. Sl st in 1st sc.
Stuff the head before its too late!
16th Rnd: ch 1, (sc 2 tog) 4 times. Sl st in 1st sc.
Fasten off and close hole in the back of head.
Attach to body.

EARS
ch 2
1st Rnd: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Join with a slip st in 1st sc.
2nd Rnd: ch 1, sc in same stitch as chain, (2 sc in next sc) 4 times. Sl st into next sc.
Fasten off.
Sew onto head.

LEGS
ch 6
1st Rnd: 1 sc in 2nd chain from hook. 1 sc in next 3 ch. Working other side of foundation chain, work 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc. Sl st in 1st sc.
2nd Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in same stitch as chain, 1 sc in next 5 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 5 sc, sl st in 1st sc.
3rd Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in each stitch to end, sl st in 1st sc.
4th Rnd: ch 1, 1 sc in next 4 sc, (sc2tog) 4 times, 1 sc in next 4 sc. Sl st in 1st sc,
5th - 7th Rnd: Without joining at the end of each round, work in a spiral for 3 rounds.
8th Rnd: 1 sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in next 4 sc, sc 2 tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc.
9th-12th Rnd: work 4 rounds without shaping.
Fasten off and stuff.
Attach legs to the base of body.

Arms
ch 2
1st Rnd: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Join with sl st in 1st sc.
2nd Rnd: ch 1, 2 sc in same stitch as chain, (2sc in next sc) 5 times. Sl st in 1st sc. (12 sc)
3rd- 4th Rnd: without jaining at the end of each round, work in a spiral for 2 rounds.
5th Rnd: (sc2 tog, 1 sc in next 4 sc) 2 times.
6th- 7th Rnd: work 2 rounds without shaping
8th Rnd: (sc 2 tog, 1 sc innext 3 sc) 2 times.
9th- 12th Rnd: work 4 rounds without shaping.
Fasten off and stuff.
Attach to the sides of body.

Use contrasting yarn or embroidery floss to sew a nose and eyes.
Tie a ribbon around the neck.

Enjoy your new bear!

*important*
This pattern may not be perfect! Don't stress, just fake it!!!





 

5 comments:

  1. O!
    Thank you! I want to give this a try!
    Lotus

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  2. Aww, he's a cutie! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern, I'll be spreading the word.

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  3. Aww thanks for a great pattern
    What a cutie !!
    Kerry x

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  4. Hi Emily, your bear is beautiful!! Thanks for sharing the pattern. How tall in inches is the finished bear? I'm looking for a new bear pattern to try.

    Thanks,
    Angie
    asanaee1129@yahoo.com

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  5. Hi Angie,
    The finished bear is about 8 inches tall (sitting).
    Good luck!
    Emily

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