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The Softest Teddy Bear

We really never grow out of teddy bears! This is a cute and super soft Teddy Bear! Made from different pieces that are sewed together, this is a very simple crochet project!

Materials & Tools

 

 

  • 1 skein of Ginger Babe Alpaca  (or color of your choice)
  • Darning & sewing needles
  • Poly-fil or similar stuffing
  • Stitch marker
  • Black yarn to embroider nose and eyes
  • Crochet hook: 3.5 mm
  • Size: about 18 cm tall (head to toe)

Abbreviations

 

  • Ch = Chain
  • SL ST = Slip Stitch
  • SC = Single Crochet
  • DC = Double Crochet
  • DEC= Decrease
  • Fo: fasten off

Pattern written in US term

The Directions

 

 

Rounds are not joined. You need to use a stitch marker to mark beginning of rounds.

HEAD
Ch2
Rnd1: 6sc in 2nd ch froom hook (6sc)
Rnd2: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd3: sc in each sc around (12 sc)
Rnd4: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (18sc)
Rnd5: rep rnd 3 (18)
Rnd6: (Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (24 sc)
Rnd7-9: rep rnd 3 (24)
Rnd10: Rep rnd 4 (36 sc)
Rnd11-13: rep rnd 3 (36)
Rnd14: (Sc in each of next 4 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (30 sc)
Rnd15: (Sc in each of next 3 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (24 sc)
Rnd16: (Sc in each of next 2 sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (18 sc)
Stuff head with Poly-fil, continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rnd 17: (Sc in each of next sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (12 sc)
Rnd 18: (dec 1sc over next 2 sc) rep around (6st) sl st in the next st.
Fo leaving long tail to sew head shut.

 

BODY
Begin with bottom of body
Ch2
Rnd 1: 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6sc).
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (18sc)
Rnd 4: (sc in each of next 2sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (24sc)
Rnd 5: (sc in each of next 3sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (30sc)
Rnd 6: (sc in each of next 4sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (36sc)
Rnd 7: (sc in each of next 5sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (42sc)
Rnd 8: sc in each sc around (42)
Rnd 9-14: Rep rnd 8 (42 sc)
Rnd 15: (sc in each of next 5sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (36sc)
Rnd1 6-18: Rep rnd 8 (36 sc)
Rnd 19: (sc in each of next 4sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (30sc)
Rnd 20-21: Rep rnd 8 (30 sc)
Rnd 22: (sc in each of next 3sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around (24sc)
Rnd 23: (sc in each of next 2sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around, sl st in next st (18sc).
Stuff body with Poly-fil.
Rnd 24: (sc in next sc, dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) rep around, sl st in next st (12sc).
Fo leaving long tail to sew head to top of body. Sew head to body using inside loops only of last rnd of body.
Picture 1

 

EAR (make 2)
Ch2
Rnd 1: 6sc in 2nd ch froom hook (6sc)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd 3-5: sc in eac sc around (12sc)
Rnd 6: (dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 6 times (6sc)
Fo.

Do not stuff ears. Weave ends in ears and sew ears on the side of head, slighlty towards the back (not on top of head).
Picture 2

 

TAIL
Ch2
Rnd 1: 6sc in 2nd ch froom hook (6sc)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd 3-4: sc in eac sc around (12sc)
Rnd 5: (dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 6 times (6sc)
Rnd 6: (dec 1 sc over next 2 sc) 3 times (3sc).
Fo.
Do not stuff tail. Weave ends and sew tail onto the bottom back of the body.
Picture 3

 

ARMS (make 2)
Rnd 1: Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch froom hook (6sc)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd 3: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (18sc)
Rnd 4-17: sc in each sc around (18)
Stuff arms lightly and flatten the opening so that the sts line up in pairs.
Sc these pairs together to close. FO, leaving long tail. Picture 4-5-6-7-8

Pin arm to body as shown in the picture and sew on using long tail.
Picture 9-10

 

LEGS (MAKE 2)
Rnd 1: Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch froom hook (6sc)
Rnd 2: sc in each sc around
Rnd 3: 2sc in each sc around (12sc)
Rnd 4: (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around (18sc)
Rnd 5-18: sc
Stuff legs lightly and flatten the opening so that the sts line up in pairs.
Sc these pairs together to close. FO, leaving long tail.
Pin leg to body and sew on using long tail.

Finish by embroydering two eyes and a cute little nose!

 

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