Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern and Vide

Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern

These easy and quick stuffed toys are soft and squishy – great for hugging. They make wonderful emotional support dolls for anyone who needs a little extra comfort, a cuddle or a hug.

This pattern includes three sizes of lovey babies. Make one or make them all!

Scroll below to view the free crocheting pattern and video tutorial.

Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern

Choose from dozens of gorgeous, saturated colors of Be So Baby Yarn HERE.

Watch the Video Tutorial for the Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern Here:

In this video I show you step by step how to create the Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern.

What you will need to make the Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern:

What you will need:

  • 150 yds (137.2m) #3 dk weight yarn

  • E/4 (3.5mm) crochet hook

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors

  • Fiberfill

  • Split ring stitch marker (optional)

Shown in:

Be So Baby Yarn; 100% milk (casein) fiber; 142 yds (130m) per 1.75oz (50g); shown in colors A Platinum, B Splash, C Orchid and D Turquoise, 1 ball each.

Gauge:

16 sts / 20 rounds = 4 in (10cm) in single crochet.

Finished Size:

Small: 3 in wide (7.6cm) x 3.5 in (8.9cm) tall

Medium: 4 in (10cm) tall x 3 in (7.6cm) wide

Large: 5.5 in (14cm) tall x 4 in (10cm) wide

Stitch Guide: 

See glossary for chain (ch), slip stitch (slst), single crochet (sc) and single crochet 2 together (sc2tog).

Lovey Babies Crochet Toys Crocheting FREE Pattern

Instructions:

Notes:

1. Instructions are written for size small with any modifications for medium and large written in parentheses: small (medium, large).

2. Each round is worked in a spiral without joining.

Lovey babies are worked from the top down, beginning at the top of the head and ending at the base of the torso.

3. On size small, color A is Turquoise, color B is Orchid. On size medium, color A is Orchid, color B is Platinum. On size large, color A is Platinum, color B is Splash.

All sizes:

Crown:

With color A, ch5, slst to first ch to form ring

Round 1: Ch1, 6sc in ring. Do not join. Mark end of round with a stitch marker.

Round 2: 2sc in ea st around. — 12 sts

Round 3: *2sc in first st, 1sc in next st. Rep from * around. — 18 sts

Round 4: *2sc in first st, 1sc in ea of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. — 24 sts

Round 5: *2sc in first st, 1sc in ea of next 3 sts. Rep from * around. — 30 sts

Medium and Large Only:

Round 6:  *2sc in first st, 1sc in ea of next 4 sts. Rep from * around. — 36 sts

Large Only:

Round 7:  *2sc in first st, 1sc in ea of next 5 sts. Rep from * around. — 42 sts

Sides of Head:

All sizes:

Round 1: Sc in ea st around. — 30 (36, 42) sts

Rep round one 4 (5, 6) more times.

Body:

All sizes:

Rounds 1 – 2: With color B, sc in ea st around. — 30 (36, 42) sts

Rounds 3 – 4: With color A, sc in ea st around. — 30 (36, 42) sts

Rounds 5 – 8: Rep rounds 1 – 4.

Medium and Large Only:

Rounds 9 – 12: Rep rounds 1 – 4 once more.

Large Only:

Rounds 13 – 16: Rep rounds 1 – 4 once more

Bottom Decreases of Body:

All sizes:

Round 1: *Sc2tog, 1sc in ea of next 3 (4, 5) sts. Rep from * around. — 24 (30, 36) sts

Round 2: *Sc2tog, 1sc in ea of next 2 (3, 4) sts. Rep from * around. — 18 (24, 30) sts

Round 3: *Sc2tog, 1sc in ea of next 1 (2, 3) sts. Rep from * around. — 12 (18, 24) sts

Fasten off, leaving long enough tail for sewing bottom body seam.

Legs (make 2):

Round 1: Ch2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. — 8 sts

Round 2: Sc in ea st around. — 8 sts

Rounds 3 – 9: Rep round 2. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing leg to body.

Arms (make 2):

Round 1: Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. — 6 sts

Round 2: Sc in ea st around. — 6 sts

Rounds 3 – 6: Rep round 2. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing arm to body.

Ears (make 2):

Round 1: Ch2, 4sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. — 4 sts

Round 2: Sc in ea st around. — 4 sts

Round 3: 2sc in ea st around. — 8 sts

Round 4: Sc in ea st around. — 8 sts

Rounds 5 – 9: Rep round 4. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing ear to body

Assembly:

Stuff body with polyfill. Sew lower body seam together. Attach ears, arms and legs per photo.

Eyes (make 2):

With yarn needle and 18 in (45.7cm) of contrast yarn, insert needle into and back out of the work at the desired eye location, hold the yarn down where it emerges with the left thumb and encircle it 8 times with the needle. Hold the wraps as you slide the needle through them, insert needle back into work to tighten. Pull the needle back through to the front to secure. Weave into body to hide yarn and cut excess.

Smile:

Usng same yarn used for eyes, sew a curved line per photos.

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.

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