Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

Adult Knits/ Free Patterns

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I had so much fun knitting this cowl, and I know you will too!   Whether you are looking to make this as a gift or to add to your store, you will fall in love with this pattern because not only is it quick and easy, but it looks like you spent a lot of time knitting a complicated stitch.

This cowl is worked flat (not in the round) and I used  Knit Picks Biggo Yarn in Bare.

I have written out and posted the free pattern for this cowl below on this page.  However, you can also purchase the PDF file for easy printing and reading (and to support me to be able to continue to post patterns on this blog).  If you’d like to purchase the PDF file, click the “Purchase PDF File” button below.

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

Quick and Easy Cowl Knitting Pattern

Here is what you will need to make this cowl:


Gauge

3 stitches = 1 Inch in stockinette stitch

Size:

Width: 12.5 Inches (23 ” before folding and sewing).

Height: 11 Inches.

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

Abbreviations:

K: Knit

P: Purl

Pattern


Cast on 30 Stitches (or multiple of 4 + 2).

Row 1: K2, *P2, K2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 2: P2, *K2, P2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 3: P2, *K2, P2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 4: K2, *P2, K2; repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat rows 1-4 until your work measures 23 inches.

Cast off.

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

Finishing

Fold the cowl in half and sew together the cast on and bind off ends.  Weave in all loose ends.

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The Coziest Winter Hat Knitting Pattern

Adult Knits/ Free Patterns

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Its finally Fall, and I am so excited for another season of sharing cozy knitting patterns to keep you warm all winter long!  I thought I’d start off the season with this adorable quick to knit winter hat.  Of course its perfect for fall too -especially up here in Canada where it gets chilly very quickly!

I used exactly one hank of  Knit Picks Biggo Yarn to make this hat.  This yarn is the squishiest, softest bulky yarn I have yet to find.  And its also made of nylon, which makes it durable too!  Its a dream to knit with – I just know you will love it!

This is now my favourite hat.  Hockey season has started for us (I have two kids and one hubby who play), and I’m pumped to wear this cozy baby to the next practice.  I know it’ll keep me warm when they decide not to turn the heat lamps on!

I have written out and posted the free pattern for this hat below on this page.  However, you can also purchase the PDF file for easy printing and reading (and to support me to be able to continue to post patterns on this blog).  If you’d like to purchase the PDF file, click the “Purchase PDF File” button below.

 Winter Hat Knitting Pattern

Soft and Cozy Winter Hat Knitting Pattern

Here is what you will need to make this adorable winter hat:


Gauge

3.25 stitches = 1 Inch in stockinette stitch

Sizes:

Adult

Note: Adult head circumference = 22 inches

Abbreviations:

K: Knit

P: Purl

K2Tog: Knit two together

Pattern




This hat is worked in the round.  Using circular needles, cast on 48 Stitches.  Place the stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and join being careful not to twist your work.

Rounds 1-9: *K1, P1; repeat from * to end of round to make 1X1 ribbing.

Round 10-11: Knit all stitches.

Round 12: *P1, K5; repeat from * to end of round.

Round 13: P2, *K3, P3; repeat from * to last 5 stitches, k3, P1.

Round 14: *P2, K1; repeat from * to end of round.

Round 15 : K1, *P3, K3; repeat from * to  last 5 stitches, P3, K2.

Round 16: K2, *P1, K5; repeat from * to last 4 stitches, P1, K3.

Round 17-21: Knit all stitches.

Repeat rounds 12-21 one more time.

Start decreasing to shape the top of the hat (switch to double pointed needles when necessary):

Round 1: *K6, K2Tog; repeat from * to end of round (42 stitches remain).

Round 2: Knit all stitches.

Round 3: *K5, K2Tog; repeat from * to end of round (36 stitches remain).

Round 4: Knit all stitches.

Round 5: *K4, K2Tog; repeat from * to end of round (30 stitches remain).

Round 6: Knit all stitches.

Round 7: *K3, K2Tog; repeat from * to end of round (24 stitches remain).

Round 8: Knit all stitches.

Round 9: *K2, K2Tog; repeat from * to end of round (18 stitches remain).

Round 10: Knit all stitches.

Finishing

Cut yarn (leave a long tail) and pull through yarn needle.  Thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight.  Secure and weave in ends.

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Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Home Decor

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Knit Dish Cloth Pattern

Today I’m posting a free pattern for an easy beginner knit dishcloth.  Have you even been invited over to someone’s home and wondered what kind of gift to bring for the hostess?  This rustic chic dishcloth would be the perfect solution to that problem.  Dishcloths are quick and rewarding projects that are also inexpensive since they are smaller and do not require too much yarn.

I have written out and posted the free pattern for this dishcloth below on this page.  However, you can also purchase the PDF file for easy printing and reading (and to support me to be able to continue to post patterns on this blog).  If you’d like to purchase the PDF file, click the “Purchase PDF File” button below.

The key to creating these luxurious washcloths is the yarn.  My absolute favourite cotton yarn is Knit Picks Dishie Yarn.  The colours are so lovely and the quality is incredible for the price.

What you will need

Here is what you will need to make this washcloth:


Gauge

21 stitches, 28 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch.

Measurements:

Each cloth measures 9″ Wide X 12.5″ Long.

Abbreviations:

K: Knit

P: Purl

Pattern:




With Colour A cast on 51 Stitches.

Row 1: Knit all stitches.

Row 2: *K1,P1; repeat from * to last stitch; K1.

Repeat Row 1 and  2 four more times (8 rows plus two above =10 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Row 1 and  2 twice (4 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Row 1 and  2 four times (8 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Row 1 and  2 twice (4 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Row 1 and  2 fifteen times (30 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Row 1 and  2 twice (4 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Row 1 and  2 four times (8 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Row 1 and  2 twice (4 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Row 1 and  2 five times (10 rows).

Cast off and weave in all ends.

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My Go To Yarns

Resources / How To

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My yarn collection has gotten a little out of control lately, so I thought I’d sit down and finally organize my stash.  After donating about half of it,  I realized that there were certain yarns that I couldn’t part with – and then I went online and purchased more of it.  I seriously have a problem, I know.  That was when the idea came to me that I should share a listing of my favourite yarns and why I love them so much (along with corresponding free patterns to try) with my amazing followers – whom I predict are much like me and always looking to add to their stash!

 

1. Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky

Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky is one of my go to yarns for anything that I plan to make for children.  Not only does it come in a huge range of colours, but its so incredibly soft, yet durable.   I like that this yarn is acrylic and machine washable.  Another benefit of acrylic yarn is that it is a great option for anyone with wool allergies – and when making things for children its always best to be on the safe side.

I use Simply Chunky when making toys like my Free Crochet Teddy Bear pattern as well as for baby blankets like the Easy Knit Baby Blanket pattern that I posted a couple of weeks ago on this blog.

 

2. Knit Picks Dishie Yarn

In my opinion, this is by far the best cotton yarn for making absorbent wash and dish cloths.  Its an added bonus that the yarn is worsted weight and works up quickly.  The colours are simply gorgeous and the quality is the best I have seen for a cotton yarn in this price range.  I used this yarn in my Free Crochet Washcloth pattern and plan to post a knit dish towel pattern very soon using the same yarn (so check back soon for the free pattern)!

 

3. Knit Picks Mighty Stitch Bulky Yarn

First of all, the colour palette for this yarn is to die for!  I think I’m in love with every single colour that this yarn comes in.  Mighty Stitch Bulky is 80% acrylic and 20% super wash wool, and luxuriously soft against your skin.   That is why I love it for winter accessories like mittens, scarves and hats.   Just try this yarn with my Chunky Cabled Knit Cowl Pattern and I know you will be hooked!

 

4.  Cascade Cherub DK

I love this light weight DK weight yarn for baby knitting and crochet because it is machine washable and incredibly soft – and since it is made up of nylon and acrylic, its great for sensitive skin.  It is a lighter weight yarn, which makes it ideal for spring and summertime projects as well.  You can try Cherub DK out with my Crochet Heirloom Baby Blanket pattern posted for free on this blog.

 

5.Berroco Comfort Worsted Weight Yarn

Another favourite of mine for amigurumi and toy making, Berroco Comfort Worsted Weight Yarn is an acrylic, nylon blend that is perfect for sensitive skin.  I’m so happy with the durability of this yarn.  The first time I worked with it, I made a stuffy for my daughter a couple of years ago that still looks as good as the day it was made (and she sleeps with it almost every night!).  I have featured Berocco Comfort in the following free projects on this site: Free Crochet Bunny PatternBobbles and Stripes Crochet Baby BlanketPattern, Baby Chick Crochet Pattern, and Free Crochet Puppy Pattern.

 

6.James C Brett Chunky with Merino

James C Brett Chunky with Merino is a really soft, snuggly, warm yarn that is my go to for thick winter knits.  I love that it is machine washable and have made baby blankets like the Cozy and Free Baby Blanket with this yarn.  To be honest, the thing that sold me on Chunky with Merino was the price when I first tried it out.  I love Merino, but it can get very pricy for larger projects like blankets and throws, so I purchased a few skeins based on the price to see if this would be a decent option and I’ve been going back to it ever since!

 

7.Knit Picks Mighty Stitch Yarn

This is the worsted weight version of #3 above (Knit Picks Mighty Stitch Bulky Yarn), and I love it for all of the same reasons.  The softness and colour palette is ideal for baby and children knitting/crochet.  It is not as thick as the chunky version, which makes this yarn perfect for springtime projects as well as home decor.  I’ve even knit up a pair leg warmers with Mighty Stitch and the drape and softness of the yarn was just perfect!

 

8.Knit Picks Swish Worsted Weight Yarn

I’m a huge fan of Knit Picks if you haven’t already noticed from this list!  Swish is truly a luxury to knit with as it is 100% superwash Merino Wool.   I prefer this yarn for winter accessories and have really enjoyed making mittens and beanies like the Free Toddler Beanie Knitting Pattern with it.

And that is it for my list of my go to yarns!  I’d love to hear from you on which yarns you love and why in the comments below!

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My Favourite Crochet Washcloth

Free Patterns/ Home Decor

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Favourite Crochet Washcloth

I am so excited to share my favourite washcloth pattern with you all, because I just know you will fall in love with it too!  If you are new to crochet or looking for something simple and quick, these washcloths will make your day.  The pattern I came up with is really easy and creates a scrunchy fabric that is just perfect for cleaning and looks absolutely gorgeous in your home or as a gift.

Ever since I started making my own washcloths, my kids refuse to go back to store bought washcloths for bath time.  They insist that these are more absorbent and I think they also like that they were hand made with love by their mama just for them!

The key to creating these luxurious washcloths is the yarn.  My absolute favourite cotton yarn is Knit Picks Dishie Yarn.  The colours are so lovely and the quality is incredible for the price.

Favourite Crochet Washcloth

My Favourite Crochet Washcloth – Pattern

What you will need

Here is what you will need to make this washcloth:

Measurements

Each washcloth measures 7″ X 7″

Pattern




Chain 25 (or a multiple of 2 + 1).

Row 1: SC in 2nd chain from hook and in each remaining chain. CH1 and turn.

Row 2: *Skip next sc, 2SC in next sc; repeat from * to end of row.  CH1 and turn.

Repeat row 2 until your work measures just under 7 inches (should look square) and continue on to border.

Border:

Work around the border of the blanket evenly in single crochet.  Make sure that you do 3 SC in each corner of the border.  If you don’t know how to do a single crochet border, this wonderful article explains it in detail.  When you have completed one round, join to first sc with a slip stitch.  Fasten off and weave in the ends!

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Easy Knit Baby Blanket Pattern

Home Decor/ Newborn Knits

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I’ve had a few requests for an easy knit baby blanket pattern. Baby blankets are so much fun to knit and its even better when you don’t have to think too much. One of my favourite things to do is listen to a podcast while I knit, and not have to worry too much about making a mistake if I’m not paying close attention. This pattern is perfect for that sort of thing. You do have to concentrate for the first few rows, but once you get into a rhythm, you can pretty much just knit on autopilot!

I have written out and posted the free pattern for this baby blanket below on this page.  However, you can also purchase the PDF file for easy printing and reading (and to support me to be able to continue to post patterns on this blog).  If you’d like to purchase the PDF file, click the “Purchase PDF File” button below.

I used  Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky acrylic yarn to make this baby blanket.  I love this yarn when knitting for children because it is acrylic and therefore machine washable and durable. Its also super soft and just so gorgeous that you wouldn’t believe its also a great price!

Easy Knit Baby Blanket Pattern

What you will need

Here is what you will need to make this baby blanket:


Gauge

14 stitches, 18 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch.

Measurements:

This blanket measures 28″ Wide X 38″ Long.

Abbreviations:

K: Knit

P: Purl

Pattern:




With Colour A cast on 107 Stitches.

Row 1: Knit all stitches.

Row 2: Knit all stitches

Row 3: K2, *P3, K1 to last 5 stitches, P3, K2.

Row 4: K2, *K3, P1 to last 5 stitches, K5.

Row 5: K2, *P1, K1,P2 to last 5 stitches P1, K1, P1, K2.

Row 6: K2, *K1, P1,K2 to last 5 stitches K1, P1, K3.

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 eleven times (44 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 twice (8 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 five times (20 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 nine times (36 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 five times (20 rows).

Switch to Colour B

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 twice (8 rows).

Switch to Colour A

Repeat Rows 3 through 6 eleven times (44 rows).

Last two rows:  Knit all stitches.

Cast off and weave in all ends.  Carefully steam/wet block on a flat surface to make the blanket ends lay flat.

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Six Stitch Cable Video Tutorial

Video Tutorials

This video tutorial goes over how to crochet the Six Stitch Cable.   This stitch is used in the free Crochet Cable Throw Pillow pattern available on this blog.


Stitch Instructions:

Chain a multiple of 10 plus 5.

Row 1 (RS): HDC in third chain from hook and in each remaining chain. CH2 (counts as first hdc of following row) and turn.

Row 2: HDC in next stitch and in each remaining stitch until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Row 3: HDC in next 3 hdc,  *skip next 3 hdc, work FPtr around hdc one row below next 3 hdc; working in front of FPtr just made, work FPtr around hdc one row below the 3 skipped hdc; HDC in next 4 hdc; repeat from * until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Row 4:  HDC in next stitch and in each remaining stitch until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Row 5:  HDC in next 3 hdc, *work FPdc around next 6 FPtr, HDC in next 4 hdc; repeat from * until the end of the row. CH2 and turn.

Row 6:  HDC in next stitch and in each remaining stitch until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Row 7:  HDC in next 3 hdc, *work FPdc around next 6 FPdc, HDC in next 4 hdc; repeat from * until the end of the row. CH2 and turn.

Row 8:  HDC in next stitch and in each remaining stitch until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Row 9: HDC in next 3 hdc, *skip next 3 FPdc, work FPtr around next 3 FPdc; working in front of FPtr just made, work FPtr around each skipped FPdc; HDC in next 4 hdc;repeat from * until the end of the row.  CH2 and turn.

Repeat rows 4-9 until your work measures desired length.

 
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Diagonal Cluster Stitch Tutorial

Video Tutorials

This video tutorial goes over how to crochet the Diagonal Cluster stitch.   This stitch is used in the free Heirloom Baby Blanket pattern available on this blog.


Stitch Instructions:

Chain a multiple of 5 plus 3.

Row 1: CL in 6th chain from hook, *CH1, skip next two chains, DC in next chain; working in front of last dc made, DC in 2nd skipped chain, CH1, skip next chain, CL in next chain; repeat from * to last two chains, CH1, skip next chain, DC in last chain; CH4, turn.

Row 2:  Skip first ch1 space, DC in next ch1 space; working in front of last dc made, DC in skipped ch1 space; *CH1, CL in space between next 2 dc, CH1, skip next ch1 space, DC in next ch1 space; working in front of last dc made, DC in skipped ch1 space; repeat from * to end of row, CH1, DC in 3rd chain of turning chain; CH4, turn.

Row 3:  CL in space between next 2 dc, CH1; *skip next ch1 space, DC in next ch1 space; working in front of last dc made, DC in skipped ch1 space; CH1, CL in space between next two dc, CH1; repeat from * to end of row, DC in 3rd chain of turning chain; CH4, turn.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until your work measures 40 the desired length.

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Bumpy Rows Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Video Tutorials

This video tutorial goes over how to crochet the bumpy rows crochet stitch.   This stitch is used in the free cozy baby blanket pattern available on this blog.


Stitch Instructions:

Chain a multiple of 4 plus 2.

Row 1: SC in second chain from hook and in each remaining chain; CH 2, turn.

Row 2: 3 DC in first sc;  *Skip next 3 sc, (SC, 3DC) in next sc; repeat from * to last 4 stitches, skip 3 sc, SC in last sc; CH 2, turn.

Row 3: 3 DC in first sc; *Skip next 3 dc, (SC, 3DC) in next sc; repeat from * to last sc; SC in top of turning chain; CH2, turn.

Repeat row 3 until your work measures its desired length.

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Crochet Teddy Bear – Free Pattern!

Amigurumi

Hello there!  I hope you are all enjoying spring as much as I am. After such a long winter its so nice to be able to hike and spend time outdoors with my kiddos. I haven’t been in the mood to make hats and scarves with this gorgeous weather we’ve been having, so I thought I’d work on my amigurumi skills and make a cute teddy bear for my 5 year old son to cuddle. And of course to post the pattern on this blog to share with you!

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Crochet Teddy Bear Pattern

What you will need:

Here is what you will need to make this snuggly teddy bear:

  • Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky Yarn in three colours.  I used:
    • Stormy Grey Color A: (approx.  149 yards)
    • Champagne White Color B: (approx. 75 yards)
    • Pure Black Color C: (Just enough to embroider nose)
  • Size H/8  – 5.0mm Crochet Hook
  • Safety Eyes or buttons (if you are making this for a very small child it is safest to embroider on the eyes).
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker or scrap piece of yarn
  • Poly-Fil for stuffing the bear
  • Yarn or tapestry needle to sew the pieces together


Finished Size:

Approximately 12 inches tall with legs extended (8 inches sitting).

Abbreviations:

SC: Single Crochet

ST: Stitch

SC2Tog: Single Crochet Two Together

Notes Before you Start:

  1. I worked my single crochets in the back loop to make it easier to count my rows and I personally just like the way it looks.
  2. Work your rounds in spirals, do not join at the beginning of each round.   You will need to use a stitch marker to mark your rounds.
  3. Each round has the total number of stitches for the round in brackets.  If you are unsure its always a good idea to count your stitches.

Pattern:




Head and Body:

With Color A, make a magic circle or adjustable ring.

Round 1: Make 6 SC in magic circle (6 St).

Round 2:  SC twice in each stitch (12 St).

Round 3: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next stitch.  Repeat from * until end of round (18 St).

Round 4: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (24 St).

Round 5: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 3 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (30 St).

Round 6: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 4 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (36 St).

Round 7: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 5 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (42 St).

Round 8: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 6 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (48 St).

Rounds 9-14: SC in each stitch (48 St).

Round 15: *SC2Tog, SC in next 6 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (42 St).

Round 16: *SC2Tog, SC in next 5 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (36 St).

Round 17: *SC2Tog, SC in next 4 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (30 St).

Round 18: *SC2Tog, SC in next 3 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (24 St).

Round 19: *SC2Tog, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (18 St).

Attach the eyes between rounds 12 and 13.  Space them 7 stitches apart (see photo below for guide).  Stuff the head with the poly-fil and continue on to the next round where we start to work the body.

Round 20: SC in each stitch (18 St).

Round 21: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (24 St).

Switch to Color B

Round 22: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 3 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (30 St).

Round 23: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 4 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (36 St).

Round 24 – 26: SC in each stitch (36 St).

Round 27: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 8 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (40 St).

Round 28 – 29: SC in each stitch (40 St).

Round 30: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 9 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (44 St).

Switch back to Color A

Round 31 – 32: SC in each stitch (44 St).

Round 33: *SC2Tog, SC in next 20 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (42 St).

Round 34: *SC2Tog, SC in next 5 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (36 St).

Round 35: *SC2Tog, SC in next 4 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (30 St).

Round 36: *SC2Tog, SC in next 3 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (24 St).

Round 37: *SC2Tog, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (18 St).

Round 38: *SC2Tog, SC in next  stitch.  Repeat from * to end of round (12 St).

Stuff the body with poly-fil.

Round 39: *SC2Tog.  Repeat from * to end of round (6 St).

Round 40: SC next stitch and 4th stitch together, leaving remaining stitches unworked (1 St). Fasten off and pull yarn into the body of the bear using crochet hook (to hide it).

Muzzle:

This is the protruding part of the bear’s face where his nose goes.

With Color A, make a magic circle or adjustable ring

Round 1: Make 6 SC in magic circle (6 St).

Round 2:  SC twice in each stitch (12 St).

Round 3: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next stitch.  Repeat from * until end of round (18 St).

Round 4: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (24 St).

Round 5: SC in each stitch (24 St).

Round 6: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 11 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (26 St).

Fasten off (leave a few inches of yarn for sewing).  Embroider on the nose as you would like it to look.

Once you have added the nose, you will need to attach the muzzle to the face. I attached it with the top starting at row 13 and the bottom at row 18.  You may want to pin it in place before you start to sew to make sure that it is spaced evenly.  When you have just a few stitches left, stuff the muzzle with the poly-fil and then sew the remaining stitches.  Secure with a knot and use the crochet hook to pull the loose end of yarn into the inside of the muzzle to hide it.

Ears:

With color A, make a magic circle or adjustable ring

Round 1: Make 6 SC in magic circle (6 St).

Round 2:  SC twice in each stitch (12 St).

Round 3: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next stitch.  Repeat from * until end of round (18 St).

Round 4-5: SC in each stitch (18 St).

Fasten off (leave a few inches of yarn for sewing).  Do not stuff the ears.  Attach the ears evenly spaced 4 rows down from the top of the head.

Arms:

With Color A, make a magic circle or adjustable ring

Round 1: Make 6 SC in magic circle (6 St).

Round 2:  SC twice in each stitch (12 St).

Round 3: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next stitch.  Repeat from * until end of round (18 St).

Round  4-5: SC in each stitch (18 St).

Round 6: *SC2Tog, SC in next  stitch.  Repeat from * to end of round (12 St).

Round  7-9: SC in each stitch (12 St).

Switch to Color B

Round  10-14: SC in each stitch (12 St).

Fasten off (leave a few inches of yarn for sewing).  Lightly stuff the arms (adding more stuffing to the balls of the hands) and attach to the sides of the body where the t-shirt starts (see photo below).

Legs:

With color A, make a magic circle or adjustable ring

Round 1: Make 6 SC in magic circle (6 St).

Round 2:  SC twice in each stitch (12 St).

Round 3: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next stitch.  Repeat from * until end of round (18 St).

Round 4: *SC twice in next stitch, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * until end of round (24 St).

Round  5-7: SC in each stitch (24 St).

Round 8: *SC2Tog, SC in next 2 stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round (18 St).

Rounds 9-15: SC in each stitch (18 St).

Fasten off (leave a few inches of yarn for sewing).  Lightly stuff the legs (adding more stuffing to the balls of the feet) and attach legs evenly spaced 4 rows up from bottom of body.

There you have it!  If you like this teddy bear, please share on social media so that others can make one too!

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