Little Squirrel

Little SquirrelIMG_9763 size 8 crochet cotton thread and 0.75mm hook Abbreviations (US terms): ch=chain, ss=slip stitch, sc=single crochet, dc=double crochet, 2sc=inc=increase (2sc in the same st), dec=decrease Head: with brown, make a magic ring, work in continuous spiral, stuff as you work 1. 6sc into magic ring (6) 2. *sc, inc* repeat around (9) 3. *sc, inc, sc* repeat around (12) 4. *inc, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (15) 5. *sc, sc, sc, inc, sc* repeat around (18) 6. *inc, sc in each of next 5sts* repeat around (21) 7. *sc, sc, sc, inc, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (24) 8. sc in each st around (24) 9. sc in each st around (24) 10. *dec, sc, sc* repeat around (18) 11. *sc, dec* repeat around (12) 12. dec around (6) Fasten off, stuff more if needed and close the opening Body: with brown, rejoin yarn, work in continuous spiralIMG_9760 1. 14sc around (14) 2. sc in each st around (14) 3.-11. repeat round 2. 12. dec around (7) Fasten off, stuff the body and close the opening Tail: with brown, make a magic ring, work in continuous spiral 1. 6sc into magic ring (6) 2. *sc, inc* repeat around (9) 3. *sc, inc, sc* repeat around (12) 4. sc in each st around (12) 5.-17. repeat round 4. 18. dec around (6) Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing (I don’t stuff tail) Leg (x2): with brown, make a magic ring, work in rounds, close off each round with ss 1. 6sc into magic ring (6) 2. (back loop only) sc in each st around (6) 3.-4. repeat round 2. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing (I don’t stuff legs) Nut/acorn: with light brown, make a magic ring, work in rounds, close off each round with ss, stuff as you work 1. 6sc into magic ring (6) 2. *sc, inc* repeat around (9) 3. *sc, inc, sc* repeat around (12) 4. *inc, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (15) 5. *sc, sc, sc, inc, sc* repeat around (18) 6. sc in each st around (18) 7.-8. repeat round 6. Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing Arm (x2): work on body ch5, ss in 2nd from hook and ss in each of next ch across across Ear (x2): work on head ch2, dc, ch2 belly: ch6, 3sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3ch, 3sc in last ch and sc in each of next 3ch from opposite side
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17 Responses to Little Squirrel

  1. Lisa says:

    Sorry but I don’t get how you continue the body on the head? Can you explain that shortly?

  2. Christine says:

    what means “inc”? sorry, I am from Germany 😀

  3. Dieuwke says:

    I love this squirrel! So cute. Just a tiny question, what stuffing do you put in these tiny creatures?

  4. Brigitte (France) says:

    Hello,
    Thank you for your pattern, it’s so nice

  5. Nathalie says:

    thi little guy is too die for, really cute

  6. sepeed says:

    This tinniest squirrel with his hazelnut or acorn is super cute, I love it.

  7. sepeed says:

    This tiniest squirrel with his hazelnut or acorn is super cute.

  8. Lesley says:

    can not wait to try this pattern. It is so cute.

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