John the Canadian Bear by Ira Rott

John the Canadian Bear

Crochet
March 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 8.5 rows = 4 inches
in Sc sts, working with an 8 mm (L) hook
8.0 mm (L)
500 - 520 yards (457 - 475 m)
Approximately 31” (78.75 cm) tall.
US
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CROCHET LEVEL: Easy

SIZE: Approximately 31” (78.75 cm) tall. If you wish to make your bear smaller, just use a thinner yarn with a suitable size hook. The finished size will vary depending on the gauge.

FORMAT: PDF, 13 pages, 9.12 MB (mobile devices friendly). Language - English. The pattern is written row-by-row using US crochet terms. It also includes diagrams, step-by-step photos, and a conversion chart to UK terms.

SKILLS: Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, back post single crochet, working in rows and in the round, increasing, decreasing, sewing.

MATERIALS:
• Bernat Blanket Big Ball Yarn; Weight category: 6 / Super bulky; Qty: 3 skeins
• A small amount of Medium Weight yarn (4) for nose & maple leaves - any contrasting color(s)
• Bulky yarn needle
• Stitch markers
• 2 buttons for eyes - 1” (2.5 cm)
• Large bag of polyester stuffing or bed pillow - approximately 45 oz (1.3 kg)
• Lace ribbon 3 1⁄2” (9 cm) wide & Fray Check or bandanna

HOOKS:
• 5 mm (H)
• 8 mm (L)

GAUGE: 9 sc X 8.5 rows = 4” X 4” (10 X 10 cm), working with an 8 mm (L) hook. The gauge is not critical for this item. Your finished size & the amount of yarn may vary depending on the materials used & your tension.

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