Crochet teddy bear with heart free pattern


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Crochet teddy bear with heart

This amigurumi teddy bear made with plush yarn is a fun handmade gift for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or for yourself. This free amigurumi pattern include detailed instructions in the written pattern and step-by-step photo tutorial to teach you how to crochet a teddy bear and a heart. Your finished toy size depends on your tension and materials.

Designer: Dariya Toys

You will need:

  • YarnArt Dolce or Hamalaya Dolphin Baby yarn (120 m/100 g), less than 1/2 skein of main color
  • 3.75 mm crochet hook
  • 12 mm safety eyes
  • Black Alize Cotton Gold yarn for embroidering a nose, eyebrow and eyelids
  • Thread or cotton yarn in the tone of the main color
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Sewing pins
  • Fiberfill

Free crochet teddy bear with heart pattern

Abbreviations:
R – row
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Amigurumi teddy bear with heart

Arms (make 2)
R 1: 2 ch, 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook [7]
R 2-8: 7 sc (7 rows)
Stuff arm 1/2 full.
Fold the top opening flat and 3 sc through both sides.
Fasten off.

Tail
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (1 sc, inc) repeat 3 times [9]
R 3: 7 sc, dec [8]
Don’t stuff.
Fasten off.

Muzzle
R 1: 2 ch, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook [8]
R 2: (inc) repeat 8 times [16]
R 3: (6 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [14]
Fasten off.

Ears (make 2)
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12], sl st
Fasten off.

Legs, body and head (one piece)

Legs (make 2)
Start with main color:
Stuff as you go.
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3-4: 12 sc (2 rows)
Change to pants color:
R 5-6: 12 sc (2 rows)
Fasten off.

Crochet the second leg, do not fasten off.
Make additional 2 sc on the second leg and 2 ch, join with the first leg.

Continue crocheting the body in the round:
R 7: 12 sc on the first leg, 2 sc in 2 ch, 12 sc on the second leg, 2 sc in 2 ch (opposite side) [28]
R 8: (13 sc, inc) repeat 2 times [30]
R 9-10: 30 sc (2 rows)
R 11: (4 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [25]
Change to main color:
R 12: BLO: 25 sc
R 13: 25 sc
R 14: (3 sc, dec) repeat 5 times [20]
R 15-16: 20 sc (2 rows)
R 17: attach arms: 4 sc, 3 sc together with sc of the first arm, 6 sc, 3 sc together with sc of the second arm, 4 sc [20]
If the arms are not at the correct position move them on 1-2 sc to the right or to the left.

R 18: (8 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [18]
R 19: (inc) repeat 18 times [36]
R 20-25: 36 sc (6 rows)
R 26: (4 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [30]
R 27: (3 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [24]
Insert safety eyes between R 24 and R 25 at the distance of 4-5 sc from each other.
R 28: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 29: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
R 30: (dec) repeat 6 times [6]
Fasten off.
Sew up the hole with needle through the outer stitches.

Eye tightening
Mark the eye points:
Points #2 and #4 are located under eyes.
Points #1 and #3 – 4-5 rows below points #2 and #4.

Follow the photograph, below, as a guide.

Take a long needle with strong thread or cotton yarn.
Insert the needle from the point #1 and draw it out the point #2. Insert the needle in the left at the distance of 2 sc of the point #2 and draw it out the point #1. Pull slightly. Repeat several times.

Than insert the needle in the point #3 and draw it out the point #4. Insert the needle in the right at the distance of 2 sc of the point #4 and draw it out the point #3. Pull slightly. Repeat several times.
Fasten off. You can use the yarn tail for sewing a muzzle.

Assembly
Fill the muzzle with fiberfill.
Pin the muzzle to the head, forming an oval shape.

Pin the ears on the head left and right 3 stitch rows from the center of the head. Sew the ears onto the head.

Embroider a nose, eyebrow and eyelids.

Front panel of the overalls
Mark 8 sc in the center of the pants with pins.
Attach pants color yarn to the front loop of the R 13.
R 1: FLO: 1 ch, 7 sc [8], turn
R 2: 1 ch, 7 sc
Don’t cut the yarn.
Continue crocheting a strap: 15 ch, 5 sl st on the back (in front loop of the R 13), 15 ch, join to the front panel with sl st.
Fasten off.

Sew the tail to the back side of the pants.

Heart
Stuff as you go.

Make 2 pieces:
R 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: 12 sc
Fastern off.

Don’t cut the yarn when you will finish the second detail.

Join two parts together:
R 4: 12 sc on the first part, 12 sc on the second part [24]
R 5: (10 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [22]
R 6: (9 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [20]
R 7: (8 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [18]
R 8: (4 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [15]
R 9: (3 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
R 10: (2 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [9]
R 11: (1 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [6]
Fasten off.
Sew up the hole with needle.

Sew the heart to the teddy bear.


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