Thursday, June 2, 2011

Crochet Beary Easy, Bear Face Appliqué


Measure’s
1.5 inches high
2.5 inches wide
Hook size 4 mm US G/6
Yarn 8 ply US DK/Medium
Skill level: beginner
Time: approx 30 mins
Supplies needed:
Small amounts of, color 1, color 2, black thread, 2 small buttons, sewing needle’s

Us terms used
Ch
Sl st
Sc
Dc
Tension not required, but if you find your appliqué, too big or too small, change your hook size to suit the size you want

3 rows for the head, 2 rows for the nose. 
Pattern begins in the center of the head for 2 rows, then the ears are made in the 3rd row of the head part. The nose is made separately, then sewed on after completion.

Head and color 1: ch 2

Row 1 work 8 sc in first ch made, sl st into first sc to join, ch 1 (8 sc)

Row 2 work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st into first sc to join, ch 1 (16 sc)

 Row 3 work 1 sc in the next 3 sc, sl st into next sc, work 6 dc in next sc, sl st into next sc, work 1 sc in next 7 sc, work 1 sl st into next sc, work 6 dc in next sc, sl st into next sc, sl st into first sc to join, finish off leaving a tail for sewing on appliqué

Nose and color 2: ch 2

Row 1 work 4 sc in first ch made, sl st into first sc to join, ch 1 (4 sc)

Row 2 work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st into first sc to join, finish off leaving a tail to sew nose onto face (8sc)


Putting it together:

Sew in loose ends






Sew nose onto lower part of head, then using crochet thread or double stranded cotton, sew a Y shape onto the nose, and then place buttons securely and evenly on the sides of the nose in the 10 o’clock and 2 o’clock position. 

 My bears go around my baby beanie, total cuteness.

Caution small parts could choke baby if they come off, you may want to sew in eyes with yarn, or glue on felted eyes.

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