Baby Squirrel Free Pattern

Hello amigurumi lovers and beautiful visitors, I wanted to share the free amigurumi patterns for you here. In my article I will share 1 pattern and how to make it for you. At the end of my article, I will share amigurumi patterns that can generate ideas for you.

Here’s the FREE pattern.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in Beige, Brown, Orange and Black

OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling, 9mm black plastic safety eyes

HOOK SIZES: E/3,50 mm

STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O).

INSTRUCTIONS: work in rows (join with a sl st and ch1 at the end of each row) unless otherwise instructed.

HEAD (brown and beige yarn)

1) start working with brown yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) inc around (16)

3) *1 sc, inc*, repeat ** around (24)

4) *2 sc, inc*, repeat ** around (32)

5) sc even (32)

6) *3 sc, inc*, repeat ** around (40)

7) sc even (40)

8) *4 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** 5 times, switch to beige yarn, 2 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 2 sc, 1 sc inc, 2 sc, switch to beige yarn, 2 sc, switch to brown yarn, 1 sc inc, *4 sc, 1 inc* (48)

9) 29 sc with brown, 4 sc with beige, 4 sc with brown, 4 sc with beige, 7 sc with brown (48)

10) 28 sc with brown, 6 sc with beige, 2 sc with brown, 6 sc with beige, 6 sc with brown (48)

11) keep working with brown yarn, *5 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** 4 times, 4 sc, switch to beige yarn, 1 sc, 1 inc, 5 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 1 inc, switch to beige yarn, 5 sc, 1 inc, switch to brown yarn, *5 sc, 1 inc* (56)

12) 32 sc with brown, 8 sc with beige, 1 dec with brown yarn, 6 sc with beige, 1 inc with beige, 7 sc with brown yarn (56)

13) 31 sc with brown, 19 sc with beige, 6 sc with brown (56)

14-16) repeat round #13

17) keep working with brown yarn, *5 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc, switch to beige yarn, 2 sc, 1 dec, *5 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 sc, switch to brown yarn, 4 sc, 1 dec (48)

18) keep working with brown yarn, *4 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc, switch to beige yarn, 1 sc, 1 dec, *4 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 sc, switch to brown yarn, 3 sc, 1 dec (40)

19) keep working with brown yarn, *3 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc, switch to beige yarn, 1 dec, *3 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 sc, switch to brown yarn, 2 sc, 1 dec (32)

20) keep working with brown yarn, *2 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** 5 times, switch to beige yarn *2 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 1 sc, 1 dec (24)

Insert plastic safety eyes between rounds 13-14, 9 stitches apart (see picture)

21) keep working with brown yarn, *2 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** 4 times, switch to beige yarn, 2 sc, 1 dec, 2 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 1 dec (18); F/O and cut the yarn.

Finish stuffing the doll’s head firmly.

Embroider the NOSE (between rnds #12-15) and the MOUTH LINE (between rnds #14-18) with some scrap black yarn.

Embroider the CHEEKS (between rnds #14-15) with some orange yarn.

Embroider the 3 MARKS on the top of the head with the chain stitch technique or with a series of slip stitches.

EARS (brown, beige and orange yarn; make two)

1) start working with brown yarn, 4 sc in a mr (4)

2) *1 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** twice (6)

3) 2 sc, 1 inc, switch to beige yarn, 1 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 1 sc, 1 inc (8)

4) keep working with brown yarn, 4 sc, switch to beige yarn, 1 inc, 1 sc, switch back to brown yarn, 2 sc (9); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the ear onto the head. Flatten the ear before attaching it (between rnds #3-5); do not stuff the ear.

Attach a short tail of orange yarn to the tip of the ears, open up the strings with a sharp needle and trim them the desire length.

LEGS AND BODY (brown and beige yarn)

Make two:

1) start working with brown yarn, 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) *3 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** twice (10)

3) sc even (10); F/O, hide the yarn

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 1 INSTEAD.

Merge the two legs together:

4) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 9 sc, 1 hdc inc into the stitch between the two legs, keep working on the other leg, 10 sc, 1 hdc inc into the stitch between the two legs (24)

5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (30)

6) 12 sc with brown yarn, 4 sc with beige yarn, 14 sc with brown yarn (30)

7) 11 sc with brown yarn, 6 sc with beige yarn, 13 sc with brown yarn (30) 8-11) repeat round 7 (30); start stuffing

12) 12 sc with brown yarn, 4 sc with beige yarn, 14 sc with brown yarn (30)

13) keep working with brown yarn, *3 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 2 sc, switch to beige yarn, 1 sc, 1 dec, 1 sc, switch to brown yarn, 2 sc, 1 dec, *3 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice (24)

14) keep working with brown yarn, *2 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 dec, switch to beige yarn, 3 sc, *2 sc, 1 dec*, repeat ** twice, 1 sc, 1 dec (18); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to attach the body to the head. Finish stuffing the body firmly.

Embroider the X shaped BELLY BUTTON (between rnds #7-9) with some orange yarn.

ARMS (brown yarn; make two)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3-4) sc even (8); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to attach the arm to the side of the body (between rnds #11-14). Stuff the arm lightly.

TAIL (brown yarn)

1) 4 sc in a mr (4)

2) *1 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** twice (6)

3) *2 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

4) *1 sc, 1 inc*, repeat ** around (12)

5) 2 sc, 8 hdc, 2 sc (12)

6) 1 sc, 1 sc inc, *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc*, repeat ** 4 times, 1 sc, 1 sc inc (18)

7) 3 sc, 12 hdc, 3 sc (18); start stuffing the tail

8) 3 sc, *2 hdc, 1 hdc inc*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc (22)

9) 3 sc, *2 hdc, 1 hdc dec*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc (18)

10) 3 sc, *1 hdc, 1 hdc dec*, repeat ** 4 times, 3 sc (14)

11) *5 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** twice (12)

12) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** twice (10); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the tail to the back of the body (between rnds #7-10).

Finish stuffing the tail firmly.

All Finished.

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