MATERIALS

 DK or Light Worsted Weight Yarn

 Crochet Hook

 Toy Stuffing

 Safety Eyes

 Scissors

 Tapestry Needle

 Sewing Pins

 Stitch Markers

Colors:

Orange for the head, ears, arms, body, legs and tail

White for the head, muzzle, tail, belly and ear details

Brown for the ear details, arms, eyeliner and nose embroidery

Light pink for the cheeks

Green for the wreath and leaves

Pink, lilac, blue, yellow and white were my chosen colors for the flowers

ABBREVIATIONS

US crochet terms

st: stitch

ch: chain

sc: single crochet

slst: slip stitch

hdc: half double crochet

dc: double crochet

inc: single crochet increase

dec: single crochet decrease

BLO: back loop only

Let’s begin!

Muzzle

In white

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Inc in all [12]

3. (1 sc, inc) x6 [18]

4. Sc in all [18]

5. (1 sc, dec) x6 [12]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly.

With brown yarn, embroider the nose.

Head

In orange and white

Start in orange:

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Inc in all [12]

3. (1 sc, inc) x6 [18]

4. (2 sc, inc) x6 [24]

5. (3 sc, inc) x6 [30]

6. (4 sc, inc) x6 [36]

7. (5 sc, inc) x6 [42]

8. (6 sc, inc) x6 [48]

9. (7 sc, inc) x6 [54]

10. (8 sc, inc) x6 [60]

11-18. Sc in all [60]

Continue working with alternating colors (orange and white). The color you work with is indicated

between parentheses:

19. (orange) 15 sc, (white) 7 sc, (orange) 16 sc, (white) 7 sc, (orange) 15 sc [60]

20. (orange) 14 sc, (white) 10 sc, (orange) 12 sc, (white) 10 sc, (orange) 14 sc [60]

21. (orange) 13 sc, (white) 13 sc, (orange) 8 sc, (white) 13 sc, (orange) 13 sc [60]

22. (orange) 8 sc, dec, 2 sc, (white) 6 sc, dec, 8 sc, dec, 8 sc, dec, 8 sc, (orange) dec, 8 sc, dec [54]

23. (orange) 7 sc, dec, 3 sc, (white) 4 sc, dec, 7 sc, dec, 7 sc, dec, 7 sc, (orange) dec, 7 sc, dec [48]

24. (orange) 6 sc, dec, 4 sc, (white) 2 sc, dec, 6 sc, dec, 6 sc, dec, 6 sc, (orange) dec, 6 sc, dec [42]

25. (orange) 5 sc, dec, 5 sc, (white) dec, 5 sc, dec, 5 sc, dec, 5 sc, (orange) dec, 5 sc, dec [36]

Continue in orange:

26. (4 sc, dec) x6 [30]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Insert the safety eyes between rounds 17-18 of the head, with

about an interspace of 11 stitches.

With brown yarn, embroider the eyeliner.

Sew the muzzle on the head.

Ears

In orange and brown

Start in brown:

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Sc in all [6]

Change to orange:

3. Inc in all [12]

4. Sc in all [12]

5. (1 sc, inc) x6 [18]

6-7. Sc in all [18]

8. (2 sc, inc) x6 [24]

9-11. Sc in all [24]

12. (2 sc, dec) x6 [18]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Do not stuff. Flatten the ears.

With white yarn, embroider stripes to make the fur.

Sew the ears on top of the head.

Cheeks

Make 2

In light pink

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

Slst to first sc to join. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew the cheeks beneath the eyes.

Legs

In orange

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Inc in all [12]

3. (1 sc, inc) x6 [18]

4-7. Sc in all [18]

Make 2. Fasten off and weave in the yarn ends only on the first leg. Do not fasten off on the second.

Now we join the legs and form the body:

Body

In orange

8. From the second leg, ch 3. Insert the hook in the next st of the first leg and sc to join. Sc in all st of the

first leg (18 sc), sc in each ch (3 sc), sc in all st of the second leg (18 sc), sc in the other side of the ch (3

sc) [42]

9. Sc in all [42]

10. (6 sc, inc) x6 [48]

11-18. Sc in all [48]

19. (6 sc, dec) x6 [42]

20. Sc in all [42]

21. (5 sc, dec) x6 [36]

22. Sc in all [36]

23. (4 sc, dec) x6 [30]

24. Sc in all [30]

Fasten off and weave in the yarn ends. Sew the head to the body.

Arms

Make 2

In orange and brown

Start in brown:

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Inc in all [12]

3-4. Sc in all [12]

Change to orange:

5-15. Sc in all [12]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff lightly. With a tapestry needle, sew both sides of the last

round to join. Sew the arms to the body, centered on both sides.

Belly

In white

1. Ch 6. Starting in second ch from hook: inc, sc in next 3 ch, 4 sc in last ch. Continue on the other side of

the foundation chain: sc in next 3 ch, inc in last [14]

2. (Inc) x2, 3 sc, (inc) x4, 3 sc, (inc) x2 [22]

3. 1 sc, inc, 7 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 7 sc, inc, 1 sc [26]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew on the body.

Tail

In white and orange

Start in white:

1. Start 6 sc in a magic ring [6]

2. Sc in all [6]

3. Inc in all [12]

4-5. Sc in all [12]

6. (1 sc, inc) x6 [18]

7-8. Sc in all [18]

9. (2 sc, inc) x6 [24]

10. Sc in all [24]

Change to orange:

11. BLO sc in all [24]

12. Sc in all [24]

13. (3 sc, inc) x6 [30]

14. (4 sc, inc) x6 [36]

15-20. Sc in all [36]

21. (4 sc, dec) x6 [30]

22-23. Sc in all [30]

24. (3 sc, dec) x6 [24]

25-26. Sc in all [24]

27. (2 sc, dec) x6 [18]

28-29. Sc in all [18]

30. (1 sc, dec) x6 [12]

31. Sc in all [12]

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff the tail.

We will now work in the remaining front loops of round 11.

With white yarn, make a slip knot. Insert the hook in the first front loop of round 11 of the tail and then

in the slip knot. Make 1 ch. Make 2 sc in the same front loop. *3 sc in next loop, slst in next* repeat **.

Make a slst in the first ch to join.

Wreath:

In green

1. Ch 71. Starting in second ch from hook, make a slst into every ch. Do not join yet.

Leaf:

In green

1. Ch 6. Starting in second ch from hook, make a slst, sc, hdc, sc, slst. Continue on the other side of the

foundation chain: slst, sc, hdc, sc, slst.

Make as many leaves as you want. I made 7.

Flowers

Make 5 flowers (or as many as you want). I designed 3 types of flowers, pick your favorite:

Flower type 1:

Start in the chosen color for the middle flower:

1. Start 5 sc in a magic ring. Make a slst to the first sc, changing yarn to the chosen color for the petals.

2. Make 2 ch and 2 dc in the same st (where the slst was made). *Slst in next st, 2 ch, 2 dc in same st*

repeat ** until you have 5 petals. Make a slst to the first ch to join.

Flower type 2:

1. Make a magic ring. *Make 3 ch, 2 dc, 1 slst into the magic ring* repeat ** until you have 5 petals.

Make a slst to the first ch to join. Pull the starting tail to form the flower.

Flower type 3:

1. Ch 15. Starting in third ch from hook, make 2 hdc in same ch, make a slst in next ch, *make 3 hdc in

next ch, slst to next* repeat ** until the end. Sew the flower together to form a rose.

Place the flowers and leaves on top of the wreath to choose the preferred position. Once decided, sew

everything to the wreath.

1. Ch 15. Starting in third ch from hook, make 2 hdc in same ch, make a slst in next ch, *make 3 hdc in

next ch, slst to next* repeat ** until the end. Sew the flower together to form a rose.

Place the flowers and leaves on top of the wreath to choose the preferred position. Once decided, sew

everything to the wreath.