Chen the Panda by Holly Faith Salzman

Chen the Panda

March 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
100 yards (91 m)
6.5" tall
This pattern is available for free.

Join Furls Crochet and Storyland Amis for their March CAL. Meet Chen the Panda Bear! In Chinese Chen’s name means “break of day” which suits him perfectly because he loves to get up early and watch the sunrise! Chen loves to eat bamboo and relax in the sunshine. He’s also very fond of snuggles and would love to be your friend!

  • Worsted weight yarn (4 ply) in black & white. (U.K. equivalent is Aran & AUS/NZ is 10 ply.)

  • F (3.75 mm) crochet hook

  • 15mm black safety eyes

  • Fiberfill (or your stuffing of choice)

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors

  • Stitch marker

  • Black felt

  • Sewing needle & black sewing thread

Finished size approximately
6.5 in. (16.5 cm.) tall

Abbreviation key (US terms)

sc - single crochet, st/sts - stitch(es), Sl st – slip stitch, Hdc – Half double crochet, Dc – Double crochet, dec - decrease (sc the next 2 stitches together), inc - increase (2 single crochet in the next stitch), R1 - round 1, Rep – repeat, BLO - , Back Loops Only, ** - repeat this group of instructions amount of times indicated


All rounds are worked continuously (that is, vs. joined rounds.)