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Updated Tiny Teddy Bear Pattern

Updated: 5 days ago

Next in line to get an updated pattern is the Tiny Teddy Bear! I really like the original pattern, but there's a few things I've been wanting to change and all this time in quarantine has given me the excuse to do so! The biggest change I've made was to change the snout a bit to make it a bit smaller and changing the arms a bit because the original arms never really laid flat against the body like they were meant to. I've also included more pictures and instructions to help with assembly, so I hope the pattern is easier to understand now!

Well, let's get crocheting!


~If you have any questions about the pattern, or you just want to send me a picture of your finished project please contact me at crochet_things@yahoo.com! Feel free to make and sell these, but please do not mass produce! If you would like to share this pattern, please link to this page, but please do not reprint it on your site. Also, please credit me when using this pattern. Thanks, and have lots of fun making your new plushie friend!~


Materials:

  • 3.75mm crochet hook

  • Worsted weight yarn in the colors of your choice

  • 8mm safety eyes

  • Fiber fill

  • Stitch markers

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors

  • Embroidery thread

  • Pins

Abbreviations:

  • mr- magic ring

  • st- stitch

  • sc- single crochet

  • inc- increase

  • dec- decrease


Safety eyes go in between rounds 10 and 11, and 7 stitches apart

Head:

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: inc x6 [12]

Round 3: (sc 1, inc) x6 [18]

Round 4: (sc 2, inc) x6 [24]

Round 5: (sc 3, inc) x6 [30]

Round 6: (sc 4, inc) x6 [36]

Round 7-11: sc around [36]

Round 12: (sc 4, dec) x6 [30]

Round 13: (sc 3, dec) x6 [24]

Round 14: (sc 2, dec) x6 [18]

*Start stuffing here *

Round 15: (sc 1, dec) x6 [12]

Round 16: dec x6 [6]

*Finish stuffing, fasten off *


Ears (x2):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: inc x6 [12]

Round 3-4: sc around [12]

*Fasten off, sew opening in half, attach to head *


Snout:

Round 1: chain 4

Round 2: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 2, inc, *start working on other side of chain*, sc 2, inc [8]

Round 3: (sc 3, inc) x2 [10]

*Embroider nose, attach to head *


My favorite bear nose shape has been to make a triangle and then add a little line below it, but feel free to make any face you want!



Body:

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: inc x6 [12]

Round 3: (sc 1, inc)x6 [18]

Round 4: (sc 2, inc)x6 [24]

Round 5-8: sc around [24]

Round 9: (sc 2, dec)x6 [18]

Round 10: sc around [18]

Round 11: (sc 1, dec)x6 [12]

Round 12: sc around [12]

*Fasten off, stuff, attach to head *



Arms (x2):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2-7: sc around [6]

*Stuff lightly, sew opening in half, and then attach to body *


Feet (x2):

Round 1: mr 6 [6]

Round 2: (inc x2, sc 1) x2 [10]

Round 3: Sc around [10]

Round 4: dec x2, sc 6 [8]

Round 5: dec, sc 6 [7]

*Fasten off, stuff, attach to bottom of body *


Tail:

Round 1: mr 4 [4]

Round 2: sc around [4]

*Fasten off, sew opening in half, attach to back of body, making sure the tail helps prop up the body*


Assembly:

Start by attaching the body to the base of the head, then attach the snout between the eyes. After the snout is attached, pin the ears into place to make sure they're right where you want them, then sew them on. For maximum cuteness when attaching the arms, don't attach directly on the sides of the body, bring them just slightly forward! This is my favorite look for arms! Then place your bear on a flat surface and pin the legs into place, making sure that the bear can for the most part hold itself up. After the legs are attached, set the bear down on a flat surface again and pin the tail into place so that it's helping to prop the teddy bear up and keeping it from tipping over, this may take some fiddling with. After you're done sewing the tail, you're all finished! How exciting!




I really hope you enjoy your new bear friend! If you do, you should take me on Instagram so I can see your wonderful creations! (@cutiepie_crochet)

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Thank you guys! And I'll see you all in the next post!


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