Monday, October 31, 2016

The Fuzzy Blanket Lovey Bear Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs


I am loving the Bernat Blanket Yarns!
 They are soft and fuzzy, and very durable.
Some blanket and Fuzzy yarns are not very strong 
and break easily, Well, not this yarn.
I am loving all the new colors too.

New Crochet Pattern Release - 
The Fuzzy Blanket Lovey Bear
Crochet Pattern.
This Crochet Pattern has 2 options, 
You can use a pre-made Stuffed animal,
 like the puppy dog in the picture, 
or
You can make the Teddy bear and paws
 to sew onto the Lovey Blanket.
The Blanket is is soft and squishy 
and measures 22 X 22 inches.


See The Video Tutorial on my Youtube Channel 
at This LINK 

Fuzzy Blanket Bear Lovey Crochet Pattern by Sara Sach
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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – L/8 MM
Yarn: Super Bulky (6) 9 oz. (I used Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn – Pink Twist – 2.5 Skeins)
            Option1 – Bear - Light Brown for bear – Bernat Blanket yarn
            Option2 - Small  premade Stuffed Animal – about 6 inches tall
Big Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Skip (sk)
Space (sp)

Size: 22 X 22 inches

Notes:
Ch 3 at beginning of rounds counts as a dc
Rounds are joined with a slst

R: 1 – Ch 12, join in a circle, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in the 1st ch,
*sk 2 chs, 2 dc, ch3, 2dc in the next ch*
Repeat From * to * 2 more rimes, join.
(4 groups of 2dc, ch3, 2dc = 4 corners)

R: 2 – Slst in the next dc, slst in the next ch3 sp, ch3, dc, ch3,
2 dc in the same ch3 sp (1st corner)
*Ch3, 3 dc in the next ch3 sp, ch3, 2dc, ch3, 2dc in the next ch3 sp (corner)*
Repeat From * to * 2 more times, join.
(4 corners and 4 groups of 2 dc)

R: 3 - Slst in the next dc, slst in the next ch3 sp, ch3, dc, ch3,
2 dc in the same ch3 sp (1st corner)
*Ch3, 3 dc in the next 2 ch3 sps, ch3, 2dc, ch3, 2dc in the next ch3 sp (corner)*
Repeat From * to * 2 more times, join.
(4 corners and 8 groups of 2 dc)

R: 4 - Slst in the next dc, slst in the next ch3 sp, ch3, dc, ch3,
2 dc in the same ch3 sp (1st corner)
*Ch3, 3 dc in the next 3 ch3 sps, ch3, 2dc, ch3, 2dc in the next ch3 sp (corner)*
Repeat From * to * 2 more times, join.
(4 corners and 12 groups of 2 dc)


R: 5 – R: 11 - Continue to repeat R: 4,
but adding an addition group of 2 dc on each side of the lovey square.

R: 11 will have 4 corners and 10 groups of 2dcs on each side)

R: 12 – Trim -Slst in the next dc, slst in the next ch3 sp, ch3, dc, ch3,
2 dc in the same ch3 sp (1st corner)
*Sc in the 2nd dc, 2 dc in the next ch 2 sp* Repeat Crochet 1st side of lovey.

**2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in the ch3 sp of the next corner, Sc in the 2nd dc,
2 dc in the next ch 2 sp**

 Repeat from ** to ** for the next 2 sides of the love, join, tie off.
Weave in your ends.

Option 1 - Pre- made Stuffed Animal -Tie a little yarn ribbon on the 
stuffed animal if desired and slip it up through the center of the lovey.

Option 2- Teddy Bear –
Head - R: 1 - Ch 2, 5 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, place your st marker, (5sc)
R: 2 - 2 sc in each sc, (10 sc)
R: 3 - 1 sc in the 1st st, 2 sc in the next st, repeat around, (15sc)
R: 4 - 1 sc in each st around, (15 sc)
R: 5 - R: 7 – Repeat R: 4
R: 8 - Sc in the 1st 2 sts, sc2tg in the next st, repeat around, (10 sc)
R: 9 - Sc in the 1st st, sc2tg, Repeat around, (5sc)

Stuff the head, but not tightly, I like a soft huggable head.

Tie off leaving about a 12 inch tail, gather closed the head, and sew onto the blanket.

With Black yarn embroider the nose, eyes and face onto the bear face.

Ears – Make 2 -Ch 3, 5 sc in the 3nd ch from the hook, join in a circle,
tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn for sewing on head.

Paws - Ch11, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and in each ch across,
ch 1, turn (10sc)
1 sc in each ch across, Fold in half and sc across the end,
stitching through both ends, tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn for sewing on blanket.

Sew the bear head and the paws onto the center of the blanket.

So Which style Lovey will you make?
I Love them both!
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