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Tim The Bear Free Pattern

Materials:

  • Yarn: Himalaya Dolphin Baby or  YarnArt Dolce (main color — 1 skein), white for arms and legs, white Alize Softy Plus for a muzzle (you can use also Himalaya Dolphin Baby yarn for a muzzle)
  • Hook size: 3.5 mm or 4.0 mm
  • 14 mm safety eyes
  • 14 mm safety nose
  • Fishing line (diameter 0.3 mm, 50 cm long) for whiskers
  • Plastic doll joints (2 pair 25 mm for legs, 2 pair 20 mm for arms)
  • Black yarn or embroidery floss for a mouth and eyebrows
  • Strong thread for tightening
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Fiberfill

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle (magic ring)
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
F.o. = fasten off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
( ) х 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Head
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) х 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc) х 6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc) х 6 (42)
R 8: (6 sc, inc) х 6 (48)
R 9: (7 sc, inc) х 6 (54)
R 10-15: 54 sc (6 rows)
Insert safety eyes between R 13 and R 14 at the distance of 5 st from each other.
R 16: (7 sc, dec) х 6 (48)
R 17: (6 sc, dec) х 6 (42)
R 18: (5 sc, dec) х 6 (36)
R 19: (4 sc, dec) х 6 (30)
R 20: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
R 21: (2 sc, dec) х 6 (18)
R 22: (1 sc, dec) х 6 (12)
R 23: (dec) х 6 (6)
F.o.

Muzzle
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3: (2 hdc in one st) х 3, 3 sc, (2 hdc in one st) х 3, 3 sc (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R 5: 24 sc
Insert a safety nose between R 4 and R 5.
Sew the muzzle to the head between R 5 and R 12, put some stuffing inside the muzzle before you finish.
Make tightening (1 → 2 → 3 → 1 → 4 → 5 → 1).
Embroider a mouth and eyebrows with black yarn.
Add whiskers using fishing line.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (1 sc, inc) х 3 (9)
R 3: 9 sc
R 4: (2 sc, inc) х 3 (12)
R 5: 12 sc
R 6: (3 sc, inc) х 3 (15)
R 7: 15 sc
Don’t stuff with fiberfill.
Fold top of ear flat and 7 sc through both sides across.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew the ears on the head between R 14 and R 19.

Arms (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R 4-6: 18 sc (3 rows)
R 7: 10 sc, 4 dec (14)
R 8: 14 sc
R 9: 10 sc, 2 dec (12)
Change to main yarn:
R 10-17: 12 sc (8 rows)
R 18: (4 sc, dec) х 2 (10)
R 19: (dec) х 5 (5)
Insert doll joints between R 17 and R 18.
Embroider claws with main color yarn.

Legs (make 2)
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) х 6 (30)
R 6-7: 30 sc (2 rows)
8: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
9: 24 sc
10: 8 sc, 8 dec (16)
11-12: 16 sc (2 rows)
Change to main yarn:
13-18: 16 sc (6 rows)
19: (2 sc, dec) х 4 (12)
20: 12 sc
21: (dec) х 6 (6)
Insert doll joints between R 19 and R 20.
Embroider claws with main color yarn.

Body
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc) х 6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc) х 6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc) х 6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc) х 6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc) х 6 (42)
R 8-17: 42 sc (8 rows)
18: (5 sc, dec) х 6 (36)
19: 36 sc
20: (4 sc, dec) х 6 (30)
21: 30 sc
22: (3 sc, dec) х 6 (24)
23: 24 sc
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.
Attach the legs and arms to the body using either plastic doll joints (legs – between R 8 and R 9, arms – between R 21 and R 22).
Sew the head to the body.

Tail
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc) х 6 (12)
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to main yarn:
R 5-18: 12 sc (14 rows)
Stuff gently with fiberfill.
F.o. and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sew the tail to the back of the body between R 8 and R 9.

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