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Amigurumi Small Sheep

One sheep can produce up to 30 pounds of wool per year ๐Ÿ˜€

Crochet Small Sheep



You will need:

For cotton yarn -

Cotton yarn beige color

Cotton yarn white color

Cotton yarn red color

Cotton yarn black color

Crochet hook 3.5mm


For chenille yarn - same colors as in the cotton yarn

Crochet hook 4mm


Needle for sewing

Fiberfill

Safety eyes


Stitch guide:

CLICK FOR BASIC CROCHET STITCHES

chain (ch): Yarn over and pull through loop.

Single crochet (sc): Insert hook in stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Slip stitch (slst): Insert hook in stitch yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

Single crochet increase (inc): 2 single crochet in the same stitch follow the instructions.

Single crochet decrease (dec): insert hook in front loop of the next 2 stitches. Yarn over draw through 2 loops.

Back loop only (blo): crocheting in the back loop only

front loop only (flo): crocheting in the front loop only


Elephant size: cotton - 5.4 inch (14 cm~)

Notes:

This pattern is worked in a continuous spiral without closing off each round. Please mark the first stitch of each round and move the marker up as you work.


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The pattern:



Legs (make 2):


With beige color

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (10)

Rnd 3-4: 10 sc, 2 rounds

Don't fasten off and cut the yarn after finishing the second leg, continue with the grey color, stuff the legs with fiberfill and continue crocheting the body


Body:

Continue with the second leg, we'll work in the back loops only for most of the body, leaving the front loop for crocheting the hair.



Rnd 1: sc to the other leg right next to the stitch where we finished the leg, sc in the next 9 stitches (around the leg), sc in the next 10 stitches (in the first leg) (20)

Rnd 2: 20 sc blo (20)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 4 stitches blo, inc blo) repeat 4 times (24)

Rnd 4-6: 24 sc blo, 3 rounds (24)



Rnd 7: (sc in next 4 stitches blo, dec blo) repeat 4 times (20)

Rnd 8: (sc in next 3 stitches blo, dec blo) repeat 4 times (16)

Rnd 9: (sc in next 2 stitches blo, dec blo) repeat 4 times (12)

Rnd 10: (sc in next 1 stitch blo, dec blo) repeat 4 times (8)

Stuff the body with fiberfill while crocheting


Body wool hair:

With white color

Start from the neck, work on the front loops (flo), crochet in a spiral around the body in the same pattern

- (ch 3, slst in the same stitch, slst to the next stitch), repeat till the last available front loop




Head:



With beige color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 1 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 5-7: 24 sc, 3 rounds (24)

Rnd 8: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 9: 18 sc (18)

Rnd 10: (sc in next 2 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 11: (sc in next 3 stitches, inc) repeat 6 times (30)

Assemble the eyes between rows 9-10, with 5 stitches between the eyes

Rnd 12-14: 30 sc, 3 rounds (30)

Rnd 15: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 16: (sc in next 2 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 17: (sc in next 1 stitches, dec) repeat 6 times (12)

Fasten off, close the head with sewing


head cap:


With white color

From the second round work on the blo

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc blo in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3: (sc in next 1 stitches blo, inc blo) repeat 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 stitches blo, inc blo) repeat 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 stitches blo, inc blo) repeat 6 times (30)

Rnd 6-8: 30 sc blo, 3 rounds (30)


Cap wool hair:



With white color

Starting from the last front loop in the head cap

Start from the top of the cap, work on the front loops (flo), crochet in a spiral around the body in the same pattern

- (ch 3, slst in the same stitch, slst to the next stitch), repeat till the last available front loop.


Assemble the cap to the head:



Assemble the head to the body, in an angle:



Ears (make 2):


With beige color

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (12)

Rnd 3-5: 12 sc, repeat for 3 rounds (12)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing.

Assemble the ears to the head:

First fold the base of the ear like the following picture -



Arms (make 2):



With beige color

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic ring (MR)

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc across (10)

Rnd 3-4: 10 sc, 2 rounds (10)

Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 stitches, dec) repeat 2 times (8)

Rnd 6: 8 sc (8)

Fasten off leaving yarn for sewing, do not fiberfill the arms.

Assemble the arms to the body:


Bow:

With red color

Row 1: ch 8

Row 2-5: from the second stitch from the hook, sc from the next 7 stitches, ch1, turn, repeat the same pattern for 4 rows creating a rectangle (7)

With a white string of yarn loop 3 times around the middle of the rectangle to create the bow


Sew the bow to the head


Embroider the eyebrows, the nose and the mouth

For the eyebrows split the yarn and use only 3 strings

For the nose and the mouth use the yarn as is (all 5 strings)



You're all done ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
































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