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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 3/4”/5cm in diameter

 

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft:

#9605 Mango (A), #9750 Chocolate (B), #9727 Black (C), #9748 Rubine Red (D), and #0001 Vanilla (E).

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US B-1 (2.25mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

 

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch),  Single crochet (sc),  Slip stitch (slip st)

 

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

 

NOTES: All yarn used is split into 2 strands of 2 plies each. Use 2 plies of yarn throughout. Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

Head

Cut 2 1/2 yds of A and split. With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last st.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Rounds 5-10: Sc in each st around

Round 11: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts, repeat from * around—18 sc. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 12: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts * 6 times—12 sc.

Round 13: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] around. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, weave through final rnd of sts, pull tight and secure.

 

Ear (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: Ch 2, 5 hdc in 2nd ch from hook. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, whipstitch ears to side of head towards the back.

 

Muzzle (make 2)

With A, ch 5.

Round 1: 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, 3 hdc in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 2 ch, hdc in last ch, join with sl st in top of first hdc—10 sts.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. Stuff muzzle lightly. Whipstitch to lower front center of head.

 

Mane

Cut 1 yd of B and split. With B and yarn needle and working around posts of all sts over back, top and sides of head, around face as pictured, make loops approx 1/4”/6mm long.

 

FINISHING: With C, work 2 French knots for eyes and satin st nose; with D, straight st a mouth; with E, work one chain st over each eye as pictured.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  Amigurumi measures approximately 2”/5cm high

YARN:  Caron International’s Simply: #9748 Rubine Red (A), #9727 Black, #9607 Limelight (C)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US E-4 (3.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle,  Two 6mm safety eyes,  Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

GAUGE: 22 sts and 23 rows sc = 4″/10 cm. Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), Single crochet (sc)

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

NOTE: Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

Strawberry

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: Sc in each sc around.

Round 4: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 5: Sc in each sc around.

Round 6: *Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Rounds 7-9: Sc in each sc around.

Round 10: *Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—30 sc.

Round 11: Sc in each sc around. Place eyes on strawberry. With yarn needle and B, back st mouth on strawberry as pictured. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 12: *Sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Round 13: *Sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 14: Sc in each sc around.

Round 15: *Sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next sc; repeat from * around—12 sc.

Round 16: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] around—6 sc.

Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, weave through final rnd of sts, pull tight and secure. Drive the needle through the center and back up, pulling tight to make dimples in strawberry. Knot end and fasten off.

 

Leaf (make 3)

With C, leaving a long sewing length, ch 2.

Row 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join, turn—3 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc across, turn—6 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn—8 sc.

Rows 4-5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sc, sc2tog, turn—6 sc.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog, turn–4 sc.

Row 8: Ch 1, [sc2tog over next 2 sts] twice, turn—2 sc.

Row 9: Ch 1, sc2tog over next 2 sts—1 sc

Fasten off.

 

FINISHING: With yarn needle and sewing length, sew leaves to top of strawberry. Weave in ends. Roll in hands to evenly distribute stuffing.

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 FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 2 1/2”/6.5cm tall

 

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft: #9730 Autumn Red (A) and #9605 Mango (B)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US C-2 (2.75mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, 6mm wiggle eyes or safety eyes, Stitch marker

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

 

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), Single crochet (sc), Slip stitch (slip st)

 

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

 

NOTES: All yarn used is split into 2 strands of 2 plies each. Use 2 plies of yarn throughout. Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

Head

Cut 9 1/2 yds of A and split. With A, leaving a long tail, ch 4, join with a slip st to form a ring.

Round 1: 6 sc in ring and over tail, do not join, pull tail to close center ring—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 4: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Rounds 5-8: Sc in each st around.

Round 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—18 sc. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 10: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—12 sc.

Round 11: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—8 sc.

 

Neck

Rounds 12-13: Sc in each st around.

 

Body

Round 14: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—12 sc.

Round 15: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—16 sc.

Rounds 16-22: Sc in each st around.

Round 23: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—12 sc.

Round 24: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—8 sc. Finish stuffing. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, weave through final rnd of sts, pull tight and secure.

 

Wing (make 2)

With A, leaving a long tail, ch 9.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn—8 sc.

Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. Fold wing in half lengthwise, with yarn needle and sewing length, matching sts at top, sew sides of wing top together. Sew one wing to each side of body at neck.

 

Foot (make 2)

Cut 2 yds of B and split. With B, leaving a sewing length, ch 2.

Row 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn—6 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, turn—3 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st, turn—4 sc.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, sl st in last st. Fasten off.

 

Beak

With B, leaving a sewing length, ch 2.

Row 1: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn—2 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, turn—3 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st—4 sc. and tie off. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length.

 

FINISHING: Fold beak in half lengthwise and with yarn needle and sewing length, sew end together, and sew to center front of head. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew feet to bottom of body. Glue on wiggle eyes above beak, one on each side or sew on button eyes. Weave in ends.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 2”/5cm across

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft:  #0001 Vanilla (A) and #9750 Chocolate (B)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US E-4 (3.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

GAUGE: 22 sts and 23 rows sc = 4″/10 cm. Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (slip st)

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single Crochet two together—Insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on hook.

NOTE: Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

 

Cookie (make 2)

With B, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Round 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around, join with sl st in next st—30 sc.

Fasten off. Weave in ends. With yarn needle and A, work French knots for eyes and back st mouth on one cookie as pictured.

 

Filling

With A, ch 31.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn—30 sc.

Rows 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Fasten off.

 

JOINING

Round 1: Matching sts, lay the filling piece on top of the cookie piece with wrong sides together. Working with B, and with filling piece facing you, working through back loop only of the filling piece and through both loops of the cookie piece, sc evenly around the piece, join with sl st in first sc, turn.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Rep Joining on other side of filling with second cookie piece, stuffing cookie lightly before completing round 1.

FINISHING: Weave in ends. Roll in hands to evenly distribute stuffing.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 3 1/2”/9cm tall

 

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft: #0017 Lemon (A), #9605 Mango (B), #9712 Soft Blue (C), #9727 Black (D)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US C-2 (2.75mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

 

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), Double crochet (dc),  Half double crochet (hdc), Single crochet (sc), Slip stitch (slip st)

 

SPECIAL TERMS:  sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

 

NOTES:  All yarn used is split into 2 strands of 2 plies each. Use 2 plies of yarn throughout. Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

Head

Cut 3 yds of A and split. With A, leaving a long tail, ch 4, join with a slip st to form a ring.

Round 1: 8 sc in ring and over tail, do not join, pull tail to close center ring—8 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—16 sc.

Rounds 3-5: Sc in each st around. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 6: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 8 times—8 sts.

Round 7-8: Sc in each st around.

Round 9: Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in each of next 4 sts—12 sc.

Round 10: Sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 7 sts—5 sc; 7 hdc.

Round 11: 2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in each of next 5 sts, hdc in next st—7 sc; 12 hdc.

Round 12: Sc in next 7 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, (hdc, dc) in next st, 2 dc in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next st—8 sc; 10 hdc; 4 dc.

Round 13: Sc in next 7 sts, hdc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in each of next 2 sts, working in front loops only, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in both loops of next st—8 sc; 12 hdc; 4 dc.

Round 14: Sc in next 14 sts, skip next 4 sts, working in unworked lps of row 12, sc in next 6 sts—20 sc.

Round 15: Sc in each st around—20 sc.

Round 16: *Sc in next 2 st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—15 sc.

Round 17: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 7 times, join with a sl st in next st. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, weave through final rnd of sts, pull tight and secure.

 

Wings (make 2)

Cut 5 yds of A and split. With A, leaving a long tail, ch 2.

Row 1: Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 ch, (dc, hdc, sc) in last ch. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew one wing to each side of body just below neck as pictured.

 

Beak

Cut 5 yds of B and split. With B, ch 4.

Round 1: Ch 4, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 4 sc in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch, do not join—10 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Rounds 2-3: Sc in each st around.

Round 4: 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st—14 sc. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. Stuff beak and with yarn needle and sewing length, sew to center front of head.

 

Foot (make 2)

Cut 5 yds of B and split. With B, leaving a long tail, ch 5.

Round 1: Ch 5, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, 4 sc in next ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 2 ch, 2 sc in last ch, do not join—12 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2-3: Sc in each st around. Stuff foot and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 4: *Sc2tog over next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, [sc2tog over next 2 sts] 2 times, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts—8 sc.

Round 5-8: Sc in each st around. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew feet to bottom of body as pictured.

 

FINISHING:  With yarn needle and C, straight st 1 eyes on face; with D, back st a mouth on beak as pictured. Weave in ends.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 2”/5cm high

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft: #9605 Mango (A), #9727 Black (B), #0001 Vanilla (C)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US E-4 (3.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker,

GAUGE: 20 sts and 23 rows sc = 4″/10cm. Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch),  Single crochet (sc), Slip stitch (slip st)

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

NOTE: Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

 

Flame

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—3 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—6 sc.

Rounds 3-4: Sc in each sc around.

Round 5: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] around—3 sc.

Fasten off. Weave in end.

Candle

Starting at top with C, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 4: Sc in back loop only of each sc around.

Rounds 5-10: Working in both loops of sts, sc in each sc around.

Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew flame to top of candle. With yarn needle and B, work French knots for eyes and back st a mouth on candle as pictured.

 

Base

With B, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—18 sc.

Round 4: Working in front loops only, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Round 5: Working in both loops of sts, *sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; repeat from * around—30 sc.

Round 6: Sc in each sc around, join with sl st in next sc.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

FINISHING:  Stuff candle lightly. Using yarn needle, whipstitch bottom of candle to unused loops on base. Weave in ends. Roll in hands to evenly distribute stuffing.

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FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 3 1/2”/9cm tall

 

YARN: Caron International’s Simply Soft: #9605 Mango (A); #9712 Soft Blue (B); #9727 Black (C)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US C-2 (2.75mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this project, stitching should be tight.

 

STITCHES USED: Chain (ch), Double crochet (dc), Half double crochet (hdc),  Single crochet (sc),  Slip stitch (slip st)

 

SPECIAL TERMS: sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together—Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (two loops on hook), insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all three loops on hook.

 

NOTES: All yarn used is split into 2 strands of 2 plies each. Use 2 plies of yarn throughout. Do not join rounds. Place a marker in the last stitch of round and move up as rounds progress.

 

AMIGURUMI

Head and Body

Cut 7 1/2 yds of A and split. With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—12 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—16 sc.

Rounds 4-5: Sc in each st around.

Round 6: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—12 sts.

Round 7: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around— 8 sts. Stuff the amigurumi and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Rounds 8-9: Sc in each st around.

Round 10: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—12 sts.

Round 11: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—16 sc.

Round 12: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—20 sc.

Round 13-14: Sc in each st around.

Round 15: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around—24 sc.

Rounds 16-20: Sc in each st around.

Round 23: *Sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * around—18 sts.

Round 24: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 9 times—9 sts.

Round 25: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 4 times, sc in next st—5 sts. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle, weave sewing length through final round of sts, pull tight and secure.

 

Snout

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—4 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—8 sc.

Rounds 3-4: Sc in each st around. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. Stuff snout. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew snout to center front of head as pictured.

 

Ear (make 2)

With A, ch 5.

Round 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next 2 ch, do not join. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew flat side of one ear to each side of head toward back as pictured.

 

Arm (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—6 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Rounds 2-4: Sc in each st around.

Round 5: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * once—8 sc.

Rounds 6-7: Sc in each st around. Stuff lightly.

Round 8: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 4 times—4 sc. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew one arm to each side of body, below neck as pictured.

 

Tail

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—5 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2-4: Sc in each st around.

Rounds 5-7: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * once, sc in next st—7 sc.

Round 8: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * 2 times, 2 sc in next st—11 sc.

Rounds 9-10: Sc in each st around.

Rounds 11-12: Sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 5 sts, sc in next 3 sts—6 sc; 5 hdc. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. Stuff tail. With yarn needle and sewing length, sew tail to bottom center back as pictured.

 

Leg (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join—8 sc. Place marker in last stitch.

Round 2: 2 sc in each st around—16 sc.

Round 3: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * 3 time—20 sc.

Rounds 4-6: Sc in each st around.

Round 7: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * 5 times, sc in next 2 sts—14 sc.

Round 8: *Sc in next st, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * 3 times, sc in next 2 sts—10 sc. Stuff leg and continue to stuff as work progresses.

Round 9: *Sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog over next 2 sts; repeat from * once—8 sc.

Rounds 10-11: Sc in each st around.

Round 12: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * once, sc in next 2 sts—10 sc.

Rounds 13-14: Sc in each st around.

Round 15: [Sc2tog over next 2 sts] 5 times—5 sts. Fasten off leaving a long sewing length. With yarn needle and sewing length, weave through final rnd of sts, pull tight and secure. With yarn needle, sew one leg to each side at bottom of body as pictured.

 

FINISHING: With yarn needle, and B, straight st 2 eyes on front of head; with C, straight st 2 nostrils on front of snout as pictured. Weave in ends.

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