Free crochet pattern to create a 35 cm plush toy bear. The legs and arms are joined to the body with buttons, they can move. Crochet skill level: easy.

Designed by Yuliya Chebanova
Instagram: @ulia_chebanova
Translated by Amiguroom Toys

Materials:

  • Yarn Himalaya Dolphin Baby or Yarn Art Dolche
  • Hook size: 4.5 mm
  • Fiberfill
  • Safety eyes 10 mm
  • Safety nose 15*12 mm
  • Sewing needle
  • Fine yarn for embroidering
  • Satin ribbon 50 cm

Size: 35 cm

Abbreviations:
R = row
mc = magic circle
ch = chain
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
inc = 2 sc in the next stitch
dec = single crochet 2 stitches together
F.o. = finish off
(12) = number of stitches you should have at the end of the round/row
( )* 6 = repeat whatever is between the brackets the number of times stated

Amigurumi bear free crochet plush pattern

Head
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 7: (5 sc, inc)*6 (42)
R 8-12: 42 sc (5 rows)
R 13: (5 sc, dec)*6 (36)
R 14: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 15: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 16: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
R 17: (4 sc, dec)*6 (15)
F.o.

Insert eyes between R 9 and 10 at the distanse of 4-5 stitches from each other.

Photo: Kristina Bonini

Muzzle
With white yarn.
Make 6 ch.
Make an oval starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.

R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook:  4 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 3 sc, inc (opposite site) (12)
R 2: inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc (18)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc)*3, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc)*2 (24)
R 4: 24 sc
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Insert a nose between R 3 and 4.

Body
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: (2 sc, inc)*6 (24)
R 5: (3 sc, inc)*6 (30)
R 6: (4 sc, inc)*6 (36)
R 7-9: 36 sc (3 rows)
R 10: (4 sc, dec)*6 (30)
R 11-12: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 13: (3 sc, dec)*6 (24)
R 14-15: 24 sc (2 rows)
R 16: (2 sc, dec)*6 (18)
R 17: 18 sc
R 18: (4 sc,  dec)*3 (15)
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Tail
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: 12 sc
R 4: (dec)*6 (6)
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4-5: 18 sc (2 rows)
F.o., leaving a long tail for sewing.

Photo: @art._nadezhda

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
R 2: (inc)*6 (12)
R 3: (1 sc, inc)*6 (18)
R 4: 18 sc
R 5: 3 sc, 6 dec, 3 sc (12)
R 6-12: 12 sc (7 rows)
R 13: (dec)*6 (6)
F.o.

Stuff the top of arm very gently.

Legs (make 2)
Make 6 ch.
Make an oval starting from the 2nd ch from hook, work on both sides of the chain.

R 1: From the 2nd ch from hook: 4 sc, 3 sc in last st, turn: 3 sc, inc (opposite site) (12)
R 2: inc, 3 sc, 3 inc, 3 sc, 2 inc (18)
R 3: 1 sc, inc, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc)*3, 3 sc, (1 sc, inc)*2 (24)
R 4-5: 24 sc (2 rows)
R 6: 6 sc, 5 dec, 8 sc (19)
R 7: 5 sc, 4 dec, 6 sc (15)
R 8: 15 sc
R 9: (3 sc, dec)*3 (12)
R 10-16: 12 sc (7 rows)
R 17: (dec)*6 (6)
F.o.

Stuff the top of leg very gently.

Attaching jointed arms and legs
View video tutorial how to attach arms and legs using buttons >> Plush dinosaur amigurumi

Decorate your bear with satin ribbon.