Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Wee Beastie
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90224AD This little beast is a fun addition to our amigurumi collection.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 in. (10 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-126 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Chocolate

Cool medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 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, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
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



BEASTIE
HEAD AND BODY
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 8 sts.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 16 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 20 sts.


Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 28 sts.


Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 32 sts.


Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Rnd 10: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 40 sts.


Rnds 11-19: Sc in each st around.

Following package directions, attach safety eyes.


Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.


Stuff piece firmly.

Continue stuffing as work progresses.


Rnd 21: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 22: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 23: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnd 24: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 25: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sts.


Fasten off.



NOSE
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 2 st, 2 sc in last st - 12 sts.


Rnd 3: Work 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 4 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 4 st, 2 sc in last st - 16 sts.


Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.

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


Rnd 2: Sc in each st around - 8 sts.


Rnd 3: *Sc2tog * around - 4 sts.


Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st 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: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 5 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in last 5 sts - 14 sts.


Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 5 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in last 5 sts - 12 sts.


Rnd 6: Sc in each of next 4 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in last 4 sts - 10 sts.


Rnds 7-18: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 10: (Sc2tog) around - 5 sts.


Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st 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: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 4 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of last 4 sts - 10 sts.


Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 3 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of last 3 sts - 8 sts.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Lightly Stuff Nose and Ears and sew to Head.

Lightly stuff Arms and Legs and sew to Body.

With A, embroider straight st nostrils onto Nose.

With B, embroider straight st eyebrows over safety eyes.

Weave in ends.

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