Stephanie's Bear Free Pattern
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Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Size:Hat - 6" across fits 8-10" Bears
Materials: Lion Brand Chenille Sport Weight Yarn - One skein each Violet (CC), and Red (MC),
1 yd – 4 mm Pearl Beads.
Hook:G-6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 4 Rows Sc = 1 inch
5 sc = 1-1/2 inch
beg beginning lp(s) loop(s)
BLO Back Loop Only rep repeat
st(s) stitch(es) sc single crochet
ch chain sl st slip stitch
dc double crochet st stitch
Rnd 1:With MC, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 (join all dc rnds in this manner). (12 dc)
Rnd 2:(Ch 3, dc) in same st as joining, 2 dc in each st around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3:(Ch 3, dc) in same st as joining, dc in next 3 sts, (2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts) around; join. (30 dc)
Rnds 4-5:Ch 3, dc in each st around; join.
Rnd 6:Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in next 7 sts, draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, YO and draw through 3 lps on hook (sc dec made), (sc in next 8 sts, dec) twice; join with sl st in first sc. (27 sc)
Rnd 7:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each st around; join. (54 dc)
Rnd 8:Ch 3, dc in each st around; join.
Rnd 9:(Ch 4, skip next st, sl st in next st) around. Fasten off and weave in ends. (27 lps)
Rose (Make 2 – 1 with MC and 1 with CC)
Ch 9, (4 sc, sl st) in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 ch, (4 hdc, sl st) in next 5 ch. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Curl into shape of Rose.
Row 1:With CC, ch 26, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, (dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch) 11 times. (36 dc)
Row 2:Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sts, (2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts) 11 times. (47 dc)
Row 3:Ch 3, turn, skip next st, sl st in next st, (ch 3, skip next st, sl st in next st) across. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Ties:Join CC with a sl st on either side of starting ch, ch 25, fasten off and trim ends. Repeat for opposite side.
Cut strand of Pearl Beads in half. Tie each half into a Bow. Attach each Rose to center of Bow. Attach CC Bow to hat and MC Bow to Collar.
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