bears…

Here are my new friends... little bears. Both teddies are made using the same pattern, but different yarns and hooks.
  • blue bear  - 12cm -  size 3 cotton thread and 1.75mm hook
  • pink bear  - 15cm -  DK acrylic yarn and 3mm hookD172324B-7759-425F-BF47-71BA1611A8CB
head: with blue; work in continuous spiral; stuff as you go; make a magic ring
  1. 6sc into magic ring (6)
  2. 2sc in each st around (12)
  3. *inc, sc* repeat around (18)
  4. *sc, sc, inc* repeat around (24)
  5. *sc, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (30)
  6. *sc in each of next 4sts, inc* repeat around (36)
  7. *sc, inc, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around (42)
  8. *sc  in each of next 4 sts, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (48)
  9. sc in each st around (48)
  10. sc in each st around (48)
  11. sc in each st around (48)
  12. sc in each st around (48)
  13. sc in each st around (48)
  14. sc in each st around (48)
  15. sc in each st around (48)
  16. sc in each st around (48)
  17. sc in each st around (48)
  18. *dec, sc in each of next 6sts* repeat around (42)
  19. *sc in each of next 3sts, dec, sc, sc* repeat around (36)
  20. *dec, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around (30)
  21. *sc, sc, dec, sc* repeat around (24)
  22. *dec, sc, sc* repeat around (18)
  23. *sc, dec* repeat around (12)
  24. dec around (6)
fasten off, close off the opening and weave in loose end030EE879-8337-4A0C-98B7-61EE15B7EC2F   body: with blue; work in continuous spiral; stuff as you go; make a magic ring
  1. 6sc into magic ring (6)
  2. 2sc in each st around (12)
  3. *inc, sc* repeat around (18)
  4. *sc, sc, inc* repeat around (24)
  5. *sc, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (30)
  6. *sc in each of next 4sts, inc* repeat around (36)
  7. *sc, inc, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around (42)
  8. *sc  in each of next 4 sts, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (48)
  9. sc in each st around (48)
  10. sc in each st around (48)
  11. sc in each st around (48)
  12. sc in each st around (48)
  13. *dec, sc in each of next 6sts* repeat around (42)
  14. sc in each st around (42)
  15. *dec, sc in each of next 5sts* repeat around (36)
  16. sc in each st around (36)
  17. *dec, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around (30)
  18. sc in each st around (30)
  19. *dec, sc in each of next 3sts* repeat around (24)
  20. sc in each st around (24)
  21. sc in each st around (24)
fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing   ears: with blue; work in rounds; each round join with ss; make a magic ring
  1. 6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)
  2. ch1, 2sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
  3. ch1, *sc, inc* repeat around, join with ss (18)
  4. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (18)
  5. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (18)
  6. ch1, *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (15)
fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing   arm: with blue; work in rounds; each round join with ss; make a magic ring
  1. 7sc into magic ring, join with ss (7)
  2. ch1, 2sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  3. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  4. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  5. ch1, *dec, sc in each of next 5sts* repeat around, join with ss (12)
  6. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
  7. ch1, *dec, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around, join with ss (10)
  8. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (10)
  9. ch1, *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (8)
  10. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (8)
fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing     leg: with blue; work in rounds; each round join with ss; make a magic ring
  1. 7sc into magic ring, join with ss (7)
  2. ch1, 2sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  3. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  4. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (14)
  5. ch1, *dec, sc in each of next 5sts* repeat around, join with ss (12)
  6. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
  7. ch1, *dec, sc in each of next 4sts* repeat around, join with ss (10)
  8. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (10)
  9. ch1, *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (8)
fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing     muzzle: with white; work in rounds; each round join with ss; make a magic ring
  1.  6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)
  2. ch1, 2sc in each st around, join with ss (12)
  3. ch1, *sc, inc* repeat around, join with ss (18)
  4. ch1, *sc in each of next 5sts, inc* repeat around, join with ss (21)
  5. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (21)
fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing   and my favourite size, using an ordinary polyester sewing thread and 0.4mm hook AA431154-66CA-4B18-82BE-A4C4A03925AE  
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3 Responses to bears…

  1. Dieuwke says:

    Love this bear! It looks just like the bear my father used to draw for me when I was young, in the fog on the mirror. Childhood memory!

  2. Megan says:

    They are super cute! I love the oversize heads and dinky limbs. Your work is so neat.

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