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WIP 08/01/17 Woodland Themed Afghan – Bear Applique

Hi friends! I am getting so close to finishing this project! I can’t wait. My ‘I want to make this next’ list has been growing like crazy, ugh. I can’t bring myself to have more than 1 WIP at a time…. if I did I would never finish any of them!

It’s been a hard time for me lately. I haven’t been able to concentrate…. so many things on my mind. It made trying to create this next applique a real bear! Many, many hours spent on something I should’ve been able to do in two. But I did it. And I love it.

 

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Bear Applique

**You can purchase an inexpensive copy of this pattern HERE
**Favorite or queue on Ravelry HERE

 

Supplies

  • Medium worsted weight yarn

15 yards – Loops & Threads, Impeccable, in Chocolate

  • Crochet Hook G (4.0 mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

 

Stitch Abbreviations (Pattern is in standard American terms)

st – stitch

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

hdc – half double crochet

dc – double crochet

sc2tog – single crochet 2 together

 

Pattern

Row 1: Ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook (mark this st), sc 11. Continue around: turn piece clockwise and sc in same, sc 10, sl st in marked st to join, ch 1, do not turn (24)

 

Row 2: Sc in same (mark this st), sc 4, sc2tog, sc 10, sc2tog, sc 5, sl st to marked st, ch 1, do not turn (22) Piece should measure approximately 3.5” wide by 1.5” tall.

 

Row 3: Sc in same, hdc, 3 dc in next, hdc, sc 4, 2 dc in next, hdc, sc, hdc 3. Stop, ch 1, turn

 

Row 4: Hdc 4, ch 1, turn

 

Row 5: Sc 4, ch 2, turn

 

Row 6: (Dc, sc) in same, hdc, dc, (dc, sc) in same, ch 3, sc in same. Sl st 14, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st into last sl st, sl st 4, ch 1, do not turn

 

Row 7: Hdc in same, sc, sl st, ch 1, turn

 

Row 8: Sc 2, hdc, ch 1, turn

 

Row 9, 10: Sc 3, ch 1, turn

 

Row 11: Sc 3, ch 2, turn

 

Row 12: (Dc, ch 1, sc) in same, sc 2, do not ch 1, turn

 

Row 13: Sl st in next, sl st 2, ch 1, sl st in same, sl st up to the top of the leg, sl st in next open st on body, sc, hdc 3, sl st, ch 1, turn

 

Row 14, 15, 16: Sc 2, ch 1, turn

 

Row 17: (Hdc, ch 1, sc) in same, sc, ch 1, sl st back into same as last hdc, ch 1, sl st up the leg to the body. Continue and sl st around, ending at bottom back of front leg.

 

Fasten off, leave a long tail for attaching bear to granny square.

 

Finished Crochet Bear Applique measures approximately 4” tall by 5” wide.

 

Have a great day everybody.

 

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