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Originally published December 26, 2017

Difficulty level

Intermediate

Materials

  • Size E crochet hook
  • Worsted weight yarn in: white, brown, wheat, and rust
  • Embroidery floss in black
  • x2 black 9mm safety eyes
  • Polyfil
  • Yarn needle
  • Embroidery needle

Glossary

Abbreviations are written in US crochet terms

Sc = single crochet
Dec = decrease
Hdc = half double crochet
sl st = slip stitch

You’re welcome to sell finished products you make from this pattern, I just ask that you credit me (@GeekyHooker) as the designer and link back to this page! Copying and distributing the pattern itself is prohibited. Do not use my photos for listings.

Unless otherwise noted, all crocheting is to be done in a continuous spiral.

Head and body

Starting with light brown yarn:

Round 1: Sc 6 in a magic ring. {6}

Round 2: [Sc 2 in one stitch] 6 times. {12}

Round 3: [Sc 1, sc 2 in one stitch] 6 times. {18}

Round 4: Sc 2, sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, changing to white yarn. Sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, changing to light brown yarn. Sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, sc 2 in one stitch. {6 light brown + 4 wheat + 4 white + 4 wheat + 6 light brown = 24}

Rounds 5-6: Sc 6, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 4, changing to white yarn. Sc 4, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 4, changing to light brown yarn. Sc 6. {6 light brown + 4 wheat + 4 white + 4 wheat + 6 light brown = 24}

Round 7: Sc 5, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 4, changing to white yarn. Sc 6, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 4, changing to light brown yarn. Sc 5. {5 light brown + 4 wheat + 6 white + 4 wheat + 5 light brown = 24}

Round 8: Sc 3, sc 2 in one stitch, sc 2, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 1, sc 2 in one stitch, changing to white yarn. Sc 1, sc 2 in one stitch, sc 4, sc 2 in one stitch, sc 1, changing to wheat colored yarn. Sc 1, sc 2 in one stitch, changing to light brown yarn. Sc 2, sc 2 in one stitch, sc 3. {7 light brown + 3 wheat + 10 white + 3 wheat + 7 light brown = 30} 

You may fasten off the wheat colored yarn at this point, as it will no longer be used after this round.

Insert safety eyes between rounds 5 and 6, approximately 7 stitches apart. Posts of the safety eyes should be positioned on the wheat colored yarn portions.

Rounds 9-12: Sc 10, changing to white yarn. Sc 10, changing to light brown yarn. Sc 10. {10 light brown + 10 white + 10 light brown = 30}

Round 13: [Sc 3, dec 1] twice, sc 1, changing to white yarn. Sc 2, dec 1, sc 3, changing to light brown yarn. Dec 1, [sc 3, dec 1] twice. {9 light brown + 6 white + 9 light brown = 24}

You may fasten off the white yarn at this point, as it will no longer be used after this round.

Round 14: [Sc 2, dec 1] 6 times. {18}

Stuff firmly with polyfil. Stuff more as you go along from this point on if needed.

Round 15: [Sc 1, dec 1] 6 times. {12}

Round 16: Dec 6. {6}

Fasten off and close off the body. Using black embroidery floss, sew on a mouth and nostrils.

WINGS (make 2)

Using light brown yarn:

Ch 5, turn, then starting from the 2nd ch from the hook crochet the following:

Hdc 3, hdc 3 in the last ch, rotate to other side, hdc 3 down the other side of the chain. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

FEET (make 2)

Using rust yarn:

Ch 2, turn. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. [Ch 2, turn, sc 1 in the 2nd ch from the hook, sl st in same original base ch stitch as before] 3 times. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Sew one wing to each side of the body, and sew feet to the bottom of the body.

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