Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Buddy Bear
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80359

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 14 in. (35.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-403 Homespun Yarn: Earth

Heathered Solid True medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 12 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of black yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts tog) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) 6 times - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times - 36 sts.
Rnds 7-15: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 16: (Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts) 6 times - 30 sts.
Rnd 17: (Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts) 6 times - 24 sts.
Rnd 18: (Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times - 18 sts.
Fasten off.



BODY
Ch 2.
Rnds 1-5: Rep Rnds 1-5 of Head - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: Sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 14 sc - 32 sts.
Rnd 7: Sc in next 15 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 15 sc - 34 sts.
Rnd 8: Sc in next 16 sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in next 16 sc - 36 sts.
Rnds 9-14: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 15: Sc in next 16 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 16 sts - 34 sts.
Rnd 16: Sc in next 15 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 15 sts - 32 sts.
Rnd 17: Sc in next 14 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 14 sts - 30 sts.
Rnd 18: Sc in next 13 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 13 sts - 28 sts.
Rnd 19: Sc in next 12 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 12 sts - 26 sts.
Rnd 20: Sc in next 11 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in next 11 sts - 24 sts.
Rnd 21: (Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts) 6 times - 18 sts.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnds 1-3: Rep Rnds 1-3 of Head - 18 sts.
Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnds 1 and 2: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of Head - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: Sc2tog, sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog - 10 sts.
Rnds 5-14: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnds 1-3: Work Rnds 1-3 of Head - 18 sts.
Rnds 4 and 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: Sc2tog, sc in next 14 sts, sc2tog - 16 sts.
Rnd 7: Sc2tog, sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog - 14 sts.
Rnds 8-18: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.
Firmly stuff Head.

With black yarn, embroider straight st nose.

Fold Ears in half to make semi-circles and sew closed.

Sew Ears to Head.

Firmly stuff Body, sew Head to Body.

Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to Body.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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