Theo the teddy bear


Theo the teddy bear - amigurumi crochet pattern.

You can purchase an inexpensive, printable PDF version of this pattern, which includes helpful progress photos, HERE.

Materials needed:
Bernat Baby Velvet Yarn in Pale Gray – approximately 150 yards
4mm (G) hook
2 x 15mm safety eyes
1 x 13mm safety nose (or black embroidery floss)
Yarn needle
Poly-fil

Size: 8” sitting, 10” standing when made with the suggested yarn and hook size.

Stitch abbreviations
MR: magic ring
St(s): stitch(es)
Sc: single crochet
Inc: single crochet inc
Dec: single crochet dec
(): repeat same stitches
[]: stitches in same stitch
BLO: crochet in back loop only
FO: fasten off

Pattern is worked in continuous rounds.

Body & Head
Make 1.
Stuff as you go.
Round 1: Sc x 7 in MR (7)
Round 2: Sc inc x 7 (14)
Round 3: (Sc x 1, sc inc x 1) x 7 (21)
Round 4: (Sc x 2, sc inc x 1) x 7 (28)
Round 5: (Sc x 3, sc inc x 1) x 7 (35)
Round 6: (Sc x 4, sc inc x 1) x 7 (42)
Rounds 7-14: Sc x 42 (42)
Round 15: (Sc x 5, sc dec x 1) x 6 (36)
Rounds 16-17: Sc x 36 (36)
Round 18: (Sc x 4, sc dec x 1) x 6 (30)
Rounds 19-20: Sc x 30 (30)
Round 21: (Sc x 3, sc dec x 1) x 6 (24) Rounds 22-23: Sc x 24 (24) Stuff the body.
Round 24: (Sc x 1, sc inc x 1) x 12 (36)
Round 25: (Sc x 5, sc inc x 1) x 6 (42)
Round 26: (Sc x 6, sc inc x 1) x 6 (48)
Round 27: (Sc x 7, sc inc x 1) x 6 (54)
Rounds 28-37: Sc x 54 (54)
Insert safety eyes between rounds 33 & 34, 9 sts apart.
Round 38: (Sc x 7, sc dec x 1) x 6 (48)
Round 39: (Sc x 6, sc dec x 1) x 6 (42)
Round 40: (Sc x 5, sc dec x 1) x 6 (36)
Round 41: (Sc x 4, sc dec x 1) x 6 (30)
Round 42: (Sc x 3, sc dec x 1) x 6 (24)
Round 43: (Sc x 2, sc dec x 1) x 6 (18)
Round 44: (Sc x 1, sc dec x 1) x 6 (12)
Round 45: Sc dec x 6 (6)
FO, whip stitch through FLO and pull tight to close. Weave in ends.

Legs
Make 2.
Round 1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
Round 2: Sc  inc x 6 (12)
Round 3: (Sc x 1, sc inc x 1) x 6 (18)
Round 4: (Sc x 2, sc inc x 1) x 6 (24)
Round 5: (Sc x 3, sc inc x 1) x 6 (30)
Round 6: Sc x 30 BLO (30)
Rounds 7-8: Sc x 30 (30)
Round 9: Sc x 6, (sc dec x 1, sc x 1) x 5, sc dec x 1, sc x 7 (24)
Round 10: (Sc x 2, sc dec x 1) x 6 (18)
Rounds 11-13: Sc x 18 (18)
Round 14: (Sc x 7, sc dec x 1) x 2 (16)
Rounds 15-19: Sc x 16 (16)
Round 20: Stuff the leg about 3/4 of the way, leaving the top unstuffed. Pinch closed and sc x 8 across the top of the leg.
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. 
Sew to the bottom of the body. 

Arms
Make 2.
Round 1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
Round 2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
Round 3: (Sc x 1, sc inc x 1) x 6 (18)
Round 4: (Sc x 2, sc inc x 1) x 6 (24)
Rounds 5-8: Sc x 24 (24)
Round 9: (Sc x 2, sc dec x 1) x 6 (18)
Round 10: Sc x 18 (18)
Round 11: (Sc x 4, sc dec x 1) x 3 (15)
Round 12: Sc x 15 (15)
Round 13: (Sc x 3, sc dec x 1) x 3 (12)
Rounds 14-18: Sc x 12 (12)
Round 19: Stuff, the arm about 3/4 of the way, leaving the top unstuffed. Pinch closed and sc x 6 across, closing the top of the leg.
FO, leaving long tail for sewing. Sew to the sides of the body, 1 round under the head.

Muzzle
Make 1
Round 1: Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 3, [sc x 3] in next st, working on the opposite side of the ch, sc x 3, sc inc x 1 (12)
Round 2: sc inc x 1, sc x 3, sc inc x3, sc x 3, sc inc x 2 (18)
Round 3: (Sc x 2, sc inc x 1) x 6 (24)
Rounds 4-6: Sc x 24 (24)
FO, leaving a tail for sewing. Insert safety nose. 
Sew to the face, adding some stuffing before you close.
Alternatively, you can embroider the nose using black embroidery floss.

Ears
Make 2.
Round 1: Sc x 6 in MR (6)
Round 2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
Round 3: (Sc x 1, sc inc x 1) x 6 (18)
Round 4: (Sc x 2, sc inc x 1) x 6 (24)
Rounds 5-7: Sc x 24(24)
Round 8: (Sc x 4, sc dec x 1) x 4 (20)
Round 9: Sc x 20 (20)
FO, leaving tail for sewing. 
Flatten the ears (do not stuff) and sew to the head on either side.

You're done!
I hope you have enjoyed making your teddy bear as much as I enjoyed designing him. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance with this pattern.

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© Jessica Doering & © Neogurumi.
No unauthorized reproduction or distribution of this pattern or content, in whole or in part, is permitted.
You are free to sell any bears made with this pattern, but please give credit when doing so. A link back to the pattern page is appreciated.
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Copyright 2019, Jessica Doering, Neogurumi

Neona the Fairy


Neona the Fairy - free amigurumi crochet doll pattern.

You can purchase a PDF version of this pattern HERE.

    Materials
  •           Worsted weight yarn – Approximately 100 yards skin tone, 80 yards green, 70 yards purple, 70 yards light blue, scrap amount of pink. (I used Hobby Lobby I love this cotton in the colors Warm Blush, Bright Citrus, Amtheyst, Pale Denim & Rosey II.
  •           Suggested hook size: 3.25mm (D).
  •           2 x 11mm safety eyes (any color), or size of your choosing.
  •           Fiberfill stuffing
  •           Yarn needle
  •           Black & pink embroidery floss
  •           Blush
  •           14g floral wire (optional)


Stitch abbreviations 
Sc: single crochet
Hdc: half double crochet
Dc: double crochet
BOB4: 4 dc bobble
Inc: increase
Dec: decrease
Slst: slip stitch
Ch: chain
(): repeat same stitches
[]: stitches in same stitch
MR: magic ring
FO: fasten off


Special Stitches Used – 4 dc bobble stitch (BOB4)
Step 1: Yarn over, insert hook into st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw back through 2 loops. (2 loops)
Step 2: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (3 loops)
Step 3: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (4 loops)
Step 4: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over again & pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops (5 loops) 
Step 5: Yarn over, draw yarn through all 5 loops on hook.

Size: 11” tall when made with the suggested yarn and hook size
Pattern is worked in continuous rounds unless noted otherwise.

Arms
Make 2 – in skin tone
R1: Sc x 5 in MR (5)
R2: Sc inc x 5 (10)
R3: Sc x 10 (10)
R4: Sc x 5, BOB4 (see special stitches), sc x 4 (10)
R5: (Sc dec x 1, sc x 3) x 2 (8)
R6-21: Sc x 8 (8)
Insert wire if you are using it, then stuff around the wire.
FO & set aside for crocheting into the body.

Legs
Make 2 – starting in green.
R1: In MR, sc x 6 (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 6 (18)
R4: Sc x 18 (18) Change to skin tone.
R5: Sc x 3, sc dec x 6, sc x 3 (12)
R6: Sc dec x 1, sc x 2, sc dec x 2, sc x 2, sc dec x 1 (8)
R7: Sc inc x 1, sc x 6, sc inc x 1 (10)
R8-15: Sc x 10 (10)
R16: Sc x 1, sc dec x 1, sc x 3, sc inc x 2, sc x 2 (11)
R17: Sc x 11 (11)
R18: Sc x 1, sc dec x 1, sc x 4, sc inc x 1, sc x 3 (11)
R19: Sc x 6, sc inc x 3, sc x 2 (14)
R20-25: Sc x 14 (14)
R26: Sc x 8 (or until you reach inside center st with the feet facing away from you). Partial round.
Insert wire if you are using it, then stuff around the wire.
FO the 1st leg but not the 2nd. Continue on to the body.

Body & Head
Continue from the 2nd leg.
Stuff the body as you go.
R1: Ch 1, sc x 14 around the 1st leg, sc x 1 in ch 1, sc x 14 around the 2nd leg, sc x 1 in the other side of the ch 1 (30)
R2-5: Sc x 30 (30
If you are wiring your doll, twist the leg wires together to create one center wire.
R6: In BLO, sc x 30 (30)
R7: (Sc dec, sc x 8) x 3 (27)
R8: Sc x 27 (27)
R9: (Sc dec, sc x 7) x 3 (24)
R10: Sc x 24 (24)
R11: (Sc dec, sc x 4) x 4 (20)
R12-13: Sc x 20 (20)
R14: (Sc x 4, sc inc) x 4 (24)
R15: Sc x 8, BOB4 x 3, sc x 2, BOB4 x 3, sc x 8 (24)
R16: Sc x 24 (24) Change to skin tone.
R17: Join arms: In BLO, sc x 5 on the body, insert hook into the 1 st on the arm and BLO of the next st on the body & sc together, repeat x 1 sc the arm to BLO the next st on the body (Make sure the thumbs are facing in the right direction!), in BLO, sc x 10, repeat sc x 2 the 2nd arm to BLO on the body, end with BLO sc x 5 (24)
R18: Working around the remaining 6 sts on each arm + the body, sc x 32 (32)
R19: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 8 (24)
R20: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 6 (18)
R21: Sc dec x 9 (9)
R22-23: Sc x 9 (9)
Stuff the neck firmly around the center wire OR insert neck support (optional).
R24: Sc inc x 9 (18)
R25: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 9 (27)
R26: (Sc x 2, sc inc) x 9 (36)
R27-34: Sc x 36 (36)
R35: (Sc x 4, sc dec) x 6 (30)
Insert safety eye between rounds 31 & 32, 5-6 sts apart.
R36: (Sc x 3, sc dec) x 6 (24)
R37: (Sc x 2, sc dec) x 6 (18)
Finish stuffing the head.
R38: (Sc x 1, sc dec) x 6 (12)
R39: Sc dec x 6 (6)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Whip stitch FLO & pull tight to close. Hide end.
Stitch a nose between rounds 30 & 31, and a mouth between rounds 28 & 29.

Skirt
Holding doll upside down, join green yarn to FLO of R5 of the body at the back of the doll.
R1-2: Sc x 30 (30)
R3: (Sc x 9, sc inc) x 3 (33)
R4: Sc x 33 (33)
R5: (Sc x 10, sc inc) x 3 (36)
R6: Sc x 36 (36)
R7: (Sc x 5, sc inc) x 6 (42)
R8-9: Sc x 42 (42)
R10: Slst x 42 (42)
FO & weave in ends.

Straps
Hold doll right side up again. Join green yarn to FLO of R16 of the body at the center back of the doll.
R1: Slst x 4, ch 8, sk 4 (under arm), slst x 8, ch 8, sk 4 (under arm), slst x 4, slst to 1st slst.
FO & weave in ends.

Hair cap
Make 1 – in purple.
R1: In MR, ch 1, hdc x 8, slst join to 1st hdc (8)
R2: Ch 1, hdc inc x 8, join to 1st hdc (16)
R3: Ch 1, (hdc x 1, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (24)
R4: Ch 1, (hdc x 2, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (32)
R5-8: Ch 1, hdc x 32, join to 1st hdc (32)
R9: Ch 1, hdc x 8, slst x 1, ch 4, slst x 1 in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 1, hdc x 1, sk 1 st on hair cap, [slst x 1, ch 1, hdc x 1], hdc x 2, dc x 1, slst in front post of R7, dc x 1, hdc x 7, slst x 1, ch 4, slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 1, hdc x 1, sk 1 st on hair cap, [slst x 1, ch 1, hdc x 1], hdc x 6, slst join to 1st hdc (36)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew to the head & weave in end.

Bun
Make 1 – starting in purple.
R1: In MR, ch 1, hdc x 8, slst join to 1st hdc (8)
R2: Ch 1, hdc inc x 8, join to 1st hdc (16)
R3: Ch 1, (hdc x 1, hdc inc) x 8, join to 1st hdc (24)
R4-6: Ch 1, hdc x 24, join to 1st hdc (24)
R7: Ch 1, (hdc x 1, hdc dec) x 8, join to 1st hdc (16)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff an sew to the head/hair cap. Weave in end.
Bow
Make 1 – in pink.
R1: In MR, (ch 3, dc x 3, ch 3, slst x 1) x 2.
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Wrap the yarn tail tightly around the center of the bow 3-4 times. Sew to the bun. Weave in end.

Top wing
Make 2 – in light blue.
R1: In MR, sc x 6 (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (Sc x 2, sc inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (Sc x 3, sc inc) x 6 (30)
R6: (Sc x 4, sc inc) x 6 (36)
R7: (Sc x 5, sc inc) x 6 (42)
R8: (Sc x 6, sc inc) x 6 (48)
R9: Fold in half, working across both sides: Sc x 23, sc inc x 1, ch 1, turn (25)
R10: (Sc x 1, sk 1, [dc x 5], sk 1) x 6, sc x 1 (6 shells)
FO, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave the end through to the other side on one of the wings, so that the right side of R10 is facing forward when sewn on to the body.

Bottom wing
Make 2 – in light blue.
R1: In MR, sc x 6 (6)
R2: Sc inc x 6 (12)
R3: (Sc x 1, sc inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (Sc x 2, sc inc) x 6 (24)