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Square Bear

Square Bears come from a mysterious place called Thunder Cove. They love nature and are gentle creatures that love singing and eating delicious pies.

This is a great pattern if you are new to crochet and what to practice your crochet technique and make something adorable.

The pattern is written using UK crochet terminology and below you will find a list of the equipment you will need, the free pattern and instructions on how to assemble your Square Bear.

You can download a free PDF version of this pattern my Ravelry Store – Click Here

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Equipment

Recommended Yarn – Stylecraft Special DK, 100g ball.
Hook – 3.5 mm
Sewing Needle
Scissors
Toy Stuffing
Safety Eyes (optional)

Abbreviations

ch – Chain Stitch
dc- Double Crochet
ss – Slip Stitch

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Pattern

Part 1 – Body
Foundation Row: Chain 27
Row 1(RS): dc in second chain stitch from hook, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (26)
Row 2-64: ch 1, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (26)
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing together
Part 2 – Legs (make 2)
Foundation Row: Chain 9
Row 1(RS): dc in second chain stitch from hook, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (8)
Row 2-26: ch 1, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (8)
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing together
Part 3 – Arms (make 2)
Foundation Row: Chain 7
Row 1(RS): dc in second chain stitch from hook, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (6)
Row 2-46: ch 1, dc in each stitch to the end, turn (6)
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing together

Measurements

Body: Length: 24 cm – Width: 12 cm
Legs: Length: 10 cm – Width: 3.5 cm
Arms: Length: 17 cm – Width: 2.5 cm

To Assemble

To assemble the legs and arms fold each piece in half and sew along the edge leaving a gap to fill with stuffing. Fill each piece with stuffing and continue to sew along the edge to close the gap.

Before sewing and stuffing the body sew the legs to the bottom edge. Fold the body in half and sew the open edges closed. Leave a gap and fill the body with stuffing. If you are using safety eyes, position the eyes, finish stuffing the body and sew together the gap.

Position the arms and sew them onto the body to finish your square bear. Counting from the bottom position arms between row 16 and 18. Using a contrasting yarn sew a nose and mouth.

I hope you enjoyed making your adorable Square Bear. Try different types of yarns and hook sizes to see what you can make.

If you have any comments or need any help please leave a comment below.

I would love to see your completed designs you can use the #crochetfolk.

Try pattern with different yarns and buttons to see what else you can make.

Happy Hooking x

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