Brown Bear

Brown Bear

 

Materials Needed:

 

Size 7 steel crochet hook

Size 10 brown crochet thread

Small amount of size 10 light brown crochet thread

Black embroidery thread

Yarn needle

Fiberfill

abbreviations used:

ch chain

ststitch

sc single crochet

sc decsingle crochet decrease

yo yarn over

rev screverse single crochet

special stitch:

rev sc: Working from left to right, insert hook in sc from previous row, pull up loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

*Ch 1 at the start of a round does not count as a stitch.

Instructions:

 

Nose:

 

Round 1:make an adjustable ring, ch1, 6 sc in ring, join.(6 sc)

 

Round 2:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join, leaving a 6 inch tail for sewing, cut thread.Embroider nose and mouth on here.(12 sc)

 

Finger puppet:

 

Round 1:make an adjustable ring, ch1, 6 sc in ring, join.(6 sc)

 

Round 2:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(12 sc)

 

Round 3:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 4:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 5:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(30 sc)

 

Rounds 6 -14:ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(30 sc)

 

Round 15:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 16:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 17:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and the next st, 1 sc in the nextst, *sc dec over the next 2 sts, 1 sc in the nextst, repeat from * around, join.(12 sc) Stuff bear’s head.

 

Round 18:ch 1, sc dec over same st as join and next st, sc dec over next 2 sts, around, join.(6 sc)

 

Round 19:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(12 sc)

 

Round 20:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next st, repeat from * around, join.(18 sc)

 

Round 21:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join.(24 sc)

 

Round 22:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * around, join.(30 sc)

 

Rounds 21 – 38:ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join, finish off and weave in ends.(30 sc)

 

Embroider eyes and sew nose to face.

 

Ears (make 2):

 

Round 1:ch 2, 5 sc in second ch from hook, ch 1, turn. (5 sc)

 

Round 2:2sc in each sc, ch 1, do not turn.(10 sc)

 

Round 3:1 rev sc in ea st across, finish off, weave in ends.(10 rev sc)

 

Sew ears to the top of bear’s head.

 

Arms (make 2):

 

Round 1:make an adjustable ring, ch1, 4 sc in ring, join.(4 sc)

 

Round 2:ch 1, 2 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(8 sc)

 

Rounds 3 – 12:ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as join and in each st around, join.(8 sc)

 

After round 12, leave an 8 inchtail for sewing and cut thread.Sew arms to side of body.

 

*This pattern has not been tested so if there are any questions or problems, please let me know.

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One thought on “Brown Bear

  1. all of your patterns are adorable. i’m so glad that you shared them. i was looking for finger puppets for my two young children. they work well for story time. :) thanks for sharing these great patterns. i look forward to continuing to follow your blog. :) great work.

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