My Buddy Friend
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A free version is also available.
This simple stuffed toy makes a portable pal for a child. This pattern is one of many great projects shared by designers as part of the Crochet Charity Drive. Find links to the other patterns here in the Facebook group.
The pattern includes detailed assembly instructions with tutorial photos.
This pattern is available for FREE on my blog by following the link below.
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Basic crochet stitches: chain, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting in the round, crocheting flat in rows
Increasing and decreasing (with link to photo tutorial)
Joining pieces with slip stitch, single crochet, and sewing (with links to photo tutorials)
Approximately 7” (18 cm) square when seated with arms together; approximately 11.5” (29 cm) tall from hair to toes x 12” (30.5 cm) across from arm to arm when standing.
Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein ea in 505 Aruba Sea (CA), 360 Café Latte (CB), 316 Soft White (CC), and 365 Coffee (CD), or approximately 145 yd (132.5 m) in CA, 38 yd (35 m) in CB, 15 yd (14 m) in CC, and 20 yd (18 m) in CD in any medium weight yarn. (When choosing colors, note that CA is used for the body, hands, and feet. CB is used for sleeves and pant legs. CC is used for smile and whites of eyes. CD is used for hair.)
US Size H/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
12 locking stitch markers.
3 oz (85 g) package of Poly-Fil.
Exact gauge is not critical for this project but stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.