Quick Baby Hedgehog by Liz George

Quick Baby Hedgehog

Crochet
October 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 13 rows = 2 inches
in sc in rows
2.5 mm
3.5 mm (E)
30 - 40 yards (27 - 37 m)
One size
US
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is a quick beginner-friendly pattern to make a baby hedgehog using only single crochets and increases/decreases. This tiny hedgehog can be easily made with left-over yarn from larger projects.

Materials:

  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn: Cantania Originals cotton in Taupe (00254) ~ 15 yds.
  • Yarn: Cantania Originals cotton in Wine Red (00192) ~ 1 yd.
  • 3.5 mm (or larger) crochet hook
  • Yarn: Sensations Cello space yarn orange (121) ~ 15 yds.
  • Toy stuffing
  • 2x 4 mm black plastic safety eyes
  • darning needle

Size and gauge:

  • Finished size: ~10 cm long x 6 cm high
  • Gauge: 12 sts. and 13 rows in 2” using sc. (not important—larger gauge = larger hedgehog!)