Teddy Bear in a Top Hat and Vest by Kristi Tullus

Teddy Bear in a Top Hat and Vest

Crochet
February 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
2.5 mm
230 - 241 yards (210 - 220 m)
US
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This pattern includes all instructions needed to make this cute 4-way jointed teddy bear with moving arms and legs.

Includes one PDF file, 17 pages.
Pattern is written in English, using US crochet terminology. I included detailed instructions, many step-by-step photos and useful tips and tricks.

SIZE
19,5 cm (7 2/3”) from head to toe, 23 cm including the hat, when crocheted with DK weight cotton-linen blend and a 2,50 mm crochet hook.

DIFFICULTY
3. Intermediate - includes some less common crochet techniques and color changes.

SKILLS REQUIRED
Crocheting in spiral
• Crocheting in rows
• Chain, slip, single and half double crochet stitch
Increasing and decreasing

In this tutorial I will explain starting a piece with magic ring (adjustable loop), starting an oval piece with a chain, finishing a piece, joining pieces, using doll joints, knotting and hiding yarn tails.

YOU WILL NEED
• Yarn. I used DK weight cotton and linen blend, 112 m = 50 g (122 yd = 50 g) / 8 ply / 11 wpi. You will need about 45 g of beige, 25 g of white and 25 g of black yarn.
• 2,50 – 3,00 mm crochet hook (US size 1/B - 3/D) or according to the yarn.
• Polyester fiberfill, wool, wadding for stuffing.
• 9 mm (1/3”) safety eyes or buttons, beads, felt etc.
• Two 20 mm and two 15 mm plastic doll joints or safety eyes or buttons and strong thread.
• Embroidery floss.
• Yarn needle, sewing needle, scissors, stitch marker.

For a little preview, take a look at the first three pages.

Copyright © 2014 TÜ Spire.
You may NOT sell, redistribute, alter or publish this pattern or parts of this pattern. You MAY sell finished products made with this pattern, provided you credit me (KristiTullus, https://www.ravelry.com/stores/kristi-tullus or kristitullus.com) as the designer.