Premier Yarns Serenity Buddy the Bear

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Serenity Buddy the Bear

Crochet an unbearably cute buddy for your little one. The cute and cozy teddy is made with just a few balls of Premier Serenity Chunky yarn.

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GAUGE:

12 scs and 14 rows = 4”

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Height: 16" tall


PATTERN NOTE:

The pieces are worked in a spiral. Do not join at the end of rounds. Use a removable stitch marker to mark the first st of the round, and move the marker up with each subsequent round.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours

Project Instructions

  • 1

    BEAR

    Legs: make 2

    Rnd 1: Starting with an adjustable ring, ch 1, sc 6 in ring. Do not join.

    Rnd 2: Sc2 in each sc – 12 scs.

    Rnd 3: * Sc in sc, sc2 in next sc; rep from * to end – 18 scs.

    Rnd 4: * Sc in next 2 scs, sc2 in next sc; rep from * to end – 24 scs.

    Rnds 5-10: Sc in each sc around.

    For first leg, fasten off. For second leg, continue to Body.

  • 2

    Body

    Rnd 1: Continuing with second leg, sc in first 12 sc, then sc in each sc of first leg, sc in remaining 12 sc of second leg – 48 scs.

    Rnds 2-4: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 5: * Sc in next 3 sc, sc2 in next sc; rep from * to end – 60 scs.

    Rnds 6-17: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 18: * Sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 48 scs.

    Rnds 19-25: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 26: * Sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from 8 to end – 36 scs.

    Sew closed the small space between the legs and begin stuffing your bear. Stuff firmly and evenly as you continue working.

    Rnds 27-31: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 32: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 24 scs.

    Rnds 33-35: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 36: Sc2tog 12 times.

    Rnd 37: Sc2tog 6 times.

    Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Finish stuffing body. Use tapestry needle and tail to sew top of body closed.

  • 3

    Head

    Rnds 1-4: Work same as Rnds 1-4 of leg – 24 scs.

    Rnd 5: * Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to end – 30 scs.

    Rnd 6: * Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to end – 36 scs.

    Rnd 7: * Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to end – 42 scs.

    Rnd 8: * Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to end – 48 scs.

    Rnds 9-15: Sc in each sc to end.

    Rnd 16: * Sc in next 6 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 42 scs.

    Rnd 17: Sc in each sc to end.

    Rnd 18: * Sc in next 5 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 36 scs.

    Rnd 19: Sc in each sc to end.

    Rnd 20: * Sc in next 4 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 30 scs.

    Rnd 21: * Sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 24 scs.

    Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

  • 4

    Nose

    Rnds 1-3: Same as Rnds 1-3 of Leg – 18 scs.

    Rnds 4-5: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 6: * Sc in next 2 sc, sc2 in next sc; rep from * to end – 24 scs.

    Rnds 7-8: Sc in each sc around.

    Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Stuff nose and use tail to sew to head.


    Ears: make 2

    Rnds 1-3: Same as Rnds 1-3 of Leg – 18 scs.

    Rnds 4-7: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 8: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 12 scs.

    Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Flatten ears to form cupped shape. Sew to head, using photo for reference.

    Attach safety eyes to head just above and on either side of nose.

    Stuff head. Use tail to sew to open end of head to top of body.


    Arms: make 2

    Rnds 1-4: Work same as Rnds 1-4 of leg – 24 scs.

    Rnds 5-7: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 8: * Sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 18 scs.

    Rnd 9: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 10: * Sc in next sc, sc2tog; rep from * to end – 12 scs.

    Stuff lightly. Continue stuffing as you work your way up the arm.

    Rnds 11-20: Sc in each sc to end.

    Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

    Sew arms to sides of body about ½” down from the head attachment.

  • 5

    Tail

    Rnd 1: Starting with an adjustable ring, ch 1, sc 6 in ring. Do not join.

    Rnds 2-3: Sc in each sc around.

    Rnd 4: * Sc in next sc, sc2 in next sc; rep from * to end – 9 scs.

    Rnd 5: Sc 2 in next 3 scs, sc in next 6 scs – 12 scs.

    Sew tail to center back of body.


    ABBREVIATIONS

    ch chain

    rep repeat

    rnd(s) round(s)

    sc(s) single crochet(s)

    sc2tog single crochet 2 together

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours

Project Supplies

  • • 3 Balls Premier Yarns Serenity Chunky: Seven Seas; 6mm Crochet Hook
  • • Removable Stitch Marker; Tapestry Needle; Fiberfill Stuffing; 1/2-inch Safety Eyes