BEAR Finger Puppet Free Crochet Pattern
Hello my dear crafters! How's your week going so far?
As promised, today I'm back to share the second free pattern from the Woodland Finger Puppet Collection - a cute Bear!
Just a quick reminder...you can purchase the instructions to create the entire collection HERE on my ETSY page. Five easy patterns with step by step pictures and diagrams to help you working these fun little creatures!
...and if you liked the Woodland collection, don't forget to also check out the Safari one!
Here's the FREE pattern!
YARN: Light (3) - Brown, Beige, Black and White MATERIALS: 2.75 mm Crochet Hook; Yarn Needle DIMENSION: 3” x 1 2/8” (7 x 3.5 cm) ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O) SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
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Body (brown and beige yarn)
Rnd 1: starting off with brown yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8)
Rnd 2: sc inc around (16)
Rnd 3: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (24)
Rnds 4 - 12: sc even (24)
Rnd 13: 9 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 9 sc (24)
Rnd 14: keep working with brown yarn, 8 sc, switch to beige yarn, 8 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 8 sc (24)
Rnds 15 - 16: rep rnd #14 (24)
Rnd 17: keep working with brown yarn,9 sc, switch to beige yarn, 6 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 9 sc (24)
Rnd 18 - 19: working with brown only, sc even (24)
Rnd 20: sl st even (24); F/O and wave in ends
Muzzle (beige yarn)
Rnd 1: 8 sc into a mr (8)
Rnd 2: (1 sc, 1 sc inc) rep around (12)
Rnd 3: sc even (12); F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the muzzle to the puppet between rnds # 5-10. Stuff the muzzle while attaching it to the puppet.
Embroider the NOSE with black yarn.
Ears (brown yarn)
Rnd 1: 1 sc, 3 hdc, 1 sc in a mr (6); pull the yarn tail to close up the loop nice at tight, but DO NOT join the last and the first stitches.
F/O and leave a long strand of yarn to sew the ears to the top of the puppet between rnds # 2-4.
Embroider the EYES with black yarn (3 vertical lines) and white yarn (1 diagonal line) between rnds #4-7, 5 sts apart.
Embroider the EYEBROWS with black yarn, between rnds # 3-5, 5 sts apart.
Embroider the BELLY BUTTON (X) with black yarn between rnds # 14-16.
I can't wait to see your version of my BEAR FINGER PUPPET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like!
This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.
You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!