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Amigurumi Christmas Mouse Ornament
Lion Brand® Holiday Homespun®
Pattern Number: 80968AD This adorable animal can be used as a toy or a Christmas ornament.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 5 in. (12.5 cm).

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

791-200 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Starlight

Bright white with metallic gold


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

791-202 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Wreath Deep, warm green with metallic gold
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Note: (B)

791-201 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Berry Rich medium red with metallic gold
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Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (C)

791-203 Holiday Homespun Yarn: Mistletoe Medium red and warm green with metallic gold
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amounts of pink and black yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) 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.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



MOUSE
BODY
(Worked from top of head to bottom of body).


With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnds 4 -8: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 10: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnds 12 -17: Sc in each st around.

Stuff piece firmly.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rep Rnds 1 and 2 of Head and Body.

Fasten off.



HAT
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2 and all even rnds: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next st, rep from * around - 6 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 8 sts.


Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 10 sts.


Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 14 sts.


Rnd 13: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around -16 sts.


Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 20 sts.


Rnd 18: Sc in each sc around.


Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnds 2-4: Sc in each st around.


Fasten off.



POMPOM
With C, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 3: Sc2tog around- 4 sts.


Fasten off.



SCARF
With D, ch 4.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each st across.


Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew on Ears.

Sew pompom to end of Hat, then sew Hat to head.

Knot a strand of C to Hat for hanging loop.

With pink yarn, embroider a straight st nose.

With black yarn, embroider straight st eyes.

Lightly stuff Arms and sew to Body.

Tie a 4 in.

(10 cm) length of A to Body for tail.

Tie Scarf around neck.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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