Sarita Sloth by Marie Segares

Sarita Sloth

Crochet
February 2020
both are used in this pattern
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
11 stitches = 4 inches
in 11 hdc = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
6.5 mm (K)
Body measures 12.5” (32 cm) long x 9” (23 cm) wide before sewing on limbs and stuffing.
US
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This crochet sloth pattern makes a huggable creature sure to delight any child. This is a beginner-friendly crochet project that works up quickly in a super bulky yarn.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet
Crocheting in the round, seaming pieces together
Special stitches: hdc2tog (with written instructions in pattern and linked video tutorial)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
Body measures 12.5” (32 cm) long x 9” (23 cm) wide before sewing on limbs and stuffing.

Materials
Bernat Baby Blanket yarn (100% polyester, 10.5 oz/300 g, 220 yd/201 m) – 2 skeins in 04010 Baby Sand, or approximately 270 yd (245 m) in any super bulky weight yarn

Bernat Blanket yarn (100% polyester, 10.5 oz/300 g, 220 yd/201 m) – 1 skein each in 10830 Almond (CB) and 10040 Coal (CC), or approximately 25 yd (23 m) each in CB and CC in any super bulky weight yarn.

Fairfield Poly-Fil Crafter’s Choice Dry Packing Fiber Fill, 20 ounce bag.

US Size K-10.5/6.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

15 mm black safety eyes – 1 pair.

Stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
11 hdc = 4” (10 cm). Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.