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White and small amount of black yarn

Abbreviations

Rnd- round ch(s)- chain(s) sc(s)- single crochet(s) st(s)-stitch(es)
sc2tog-single crochet 2 stitches together

Head
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 6 scs in circle (6scs)
Place a stitch marker in the first sc of each rnd.

Rnd 2: 2 scs in each sc (12 scs)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in sc, 2 scs in next sc (18 scs)
Rnd 4: 1 sc in next 2 scs, 2 scs in next sc (24 scs)
Rnd 5: 1 sc in next 3 scs, 2 scs in next sc (30 scs)
Rnd 6: 1 sc in next 4 scs, 2 scs in next sc (36 scs)
Rnd 7: 1 sc in next 5 scs, 2 scs in next sc (42 scs)
Rnd 8: 1 sc in each sc (42 scs)
Rnd 9: 1 sc in next 6 scs, 2 scs in next sc (48 scs)
Rnd 10-11: 1 sc in each sc (48 scs)
Rnd 12: 1 sc in next 5 scs,
sc2tog
in next sc (42 scs)
Rnd 13: 1 sc in each sc (42 scs)
Rnd 14: 1 sc in next 4 scs, sc2tog in next sc (36 scs)
Rnd 15: 1 sc in next 3 scs, sc2tog in next sc (30 scs)
Rnd 16: 1 sc in next 2 scs, sc2tog in next sc (24 scs)
Rnd 17-18: 1 sc in each sc (24 scs)

Rnd 19: 1 sc in next sc, sc2tog (12 scs)
Rnd 20: 6 sc2togs, (6 scs)
Fasten off. Stuff and shape head into an oval. Leave open and a long tail for sewing.


Body:
Rnd 1: ch 1, 6 scs in circle (6 scs)
Rnd 2: 2 scs in each sc (12 scs)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in next sc, 2 scs in next sc (18 scs)
Rnd 4: 1 sc in next 2 scs, 2 scs in next sc (24 scs)
Rnd 5: 1 sc in next 3 scs, 2 scs in next sc (30 scs)
Rnd 6: 1 sc in next 4 scs, 2 scs in next sc (36 scs)
Rnd 7: 1 sc in each sc (36 scs)
Rnd 8: 1 sc in next 5 scs, 2 scs in next sc (42 scs)
Rnd 9: 1 sc in next 6 scs, 2 scs in next scs (48 scs)
Rnd 10-11: 1 sc in each sc (48 scs)
Rnd 12: 1 sc in next 6 scs, sc2tog (42 scs)
Rnd 13: 1 sc in each sc (42 scs)
Rnd 14: 1 sc in next 5 scs, sc2tog (36 scs)
Rnd 15: 1 sc in each sc (36 scs)
Rnd 16: 1 sc in next 4 scs, sc2tog (30 scs)
Rnd 17: 1 scs in each sc (30 scs)
Rnd 18: 1 sc in next 3 scs, sc2tog (24 scs)
Rnd 19-26: 1 sc in each sc (24 scs)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing later.
Stuff, but don't sew up the hole.


Front Legs:
Make 2
Rnd 1: ch 1, 6 scs in circle (6 scs)
Rnd 2: 2 scs per sc (12 scs)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in next sc, 2 scs in next sc (18 scs)
Rnd 4-5: 1 sc in each sc (18 scs)
Rnd 6: 1 sc in next sc, sc2tog (12 scs)
Stuff foot.

Rnd 7: sc2tog, 1 sc in next 4 scs, sc2tog, 1 sc in next 4 scs (10 scs)
Rnd 8-22: 1 sc in each sc (10 scs)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing in, stuff the leg near the foot, but not at the top.

Hind legs:
Make 2
Rnd 1: ch 1, 8 scs in circle (8 scs)
Rnd 2: 2 scs in each sc (16 scs)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in next sc, 2 scs in next sc (24 scs)
Rnd 4-5: 1 sc in each sc (24 scs)

Rnd 6: 1 sc in next sc, sc2tog (16 scs)
Rnd 7: sc2tog 3 times, sc in rest of scs (13 scs)
Rnd 8: sc2tog once, 1 sc in sc in rest of sts (12 scs)
Flatten right side on one leg and left side on the other leg. Partially stuff.

Rnd 9-13: 1 sc in each sc (12 scs)

Start stuffing the leg as you finish up.
Rnd 14: sc2tog, 1 sc in next sc (6 scs)
Rnd 15: sc2tog all the way around to close (3 scs)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

 

Ears:
Make 2
Rnd 1: ch 1, 4 scs in circle (4 scs)
Rnd 2: 1 sc per sc (4 scs)
Rnd 3: 2 scs per sc (8 scs)
Rnd 4: 1 sc per sc (8 scs)
Rnd 5: 1 sc in next sc, 2 scs in next sc (12 scs)
Rnd 6: 1 sc in each sc (12 scs)
Rnd 7: 2 scs in first sc, 1 sc in rest of scs (13 scs)
Rnd 8-10: 1 sc in each sc (13 scs)
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing later. Fold ear, don't stuff.

 

Tail:
Rnd 1: ch 1, 5 scs in magic circle (5 scs)
Rnd 2: 1 sc in each sc (5 scs)
Rnd 3: 2 scs in first sc, 1 sc in next, 2 scs in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 scs (7 scs)
Rnd 4-7: 1 sc in each sc (7 sc)
Rnd 8: *2 scs in first sc, 1 sc* 3 times, 1 sc in next 2 scs (10 scs)
Rnd 9-10: 1 sc in each sc (10 scs)
Fasten off leaving a tail for sewing in.

Muzzle:
Rnd 1: ch 1, 6 scs in circle (6 scs)
Rnd 2: 2 scs per sc (12 scs)
Rnd 3: 1 sc in each sc (12 scs)
Rnd 4: 1 sc in next sc, 2 scs in next sc (18 scs)
Rnd 5-7: 1 sc in each sc (18 scs) 5,6,
Rnd 8: *2 scs in next sc* 4 times, sc in next 14 scs (22 scs)

Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing in. Stuff muzzle.

Finishing:

Sew muzzle to the head.

Sew front legs to body.

Weave in yarn ends.
Now start to attach yarn starting at the muzzle and working up the head.
Embroider the nose.

Trim floss to make it even

Embroider the eyes or use beads if not for a small child.

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