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Crochet Little Mouse
Lion Brand® Superwash Merino Cashmere
Pattern Number: L0213AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 in. (23 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

821-159 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Charcoal Heather Deepest grey with slate heather
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


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
Fiberfill stuffing Small amounts of dark brown and white yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) 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:
1. Mouse is crocheted with a small hook to create a dense fabric, suitable for a stuffed toy.
2. All pieces, except Tail, are worked in continuous rnds of sc with RS facing throughout.

Do not join and do not turn.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



HEAD/BODY
Beg at top of head, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): 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 sc around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 6-13: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Shape Body Rnd 16: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 17: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 18-33: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 34: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Begin stuffing piece firmly.
Continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 35: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 36: *Sc2tog, sc in the next st; rep from * around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 37: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



NOSE
Ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 4 sc in first ch.
Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Sc in first st, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last st - 6 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts - 8 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Sc in first 3 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last 3 sts - 10 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: Sc in first 4 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last 4 sts - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 6: Sc in first 5 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last 5 sts - 14 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 7: Sc in first 6 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in last 6 sts - 16 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



EARS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): 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 sc around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.



ARMS (make 2)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 5 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 sc around - 10 sts at the end of this rnd.
Begin stuffing piece firmly.

Continue to stuffing until piece is complete.
Rnds 3-16: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.



LEGS (make 2)
Work same as Arms.



TAIL
Ch 15.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Ears to Head.

With white yarn, embroider a straight st tip on end of Nose.

Stuff Nose and sew to Head.

With dark brown yarn, embroider French knot eyes on face.

Sew Arms, Legs, and Tail to Body.

Weave in ends.

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


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